Veteran marijuana activist and podcaster "Radical" Russ Belville records this cannabis news, interview, and comedy podcast live from the Treasure Valley on the border of America's Last Absolute Prohibition State—Idaho. Russ brings you a unique look at the thriving cannabis industry in Ontario, Oregon—Idaho's cannabis capital—and the fight to end Idaho's antiquated marijuana prohibition laws for medical marijuana patients and adult cannabis consumers alike. Hear from growers, researchers, businesspeople, doctors, patients, politicians, activists and more.
The 50th Anniversary of the War on Drugs
The 50th anniversary of the War on (Those People Using Non-Pharmaceutical, Non-Alcoholic, Tobacco-Free) Drugs, with audio from President Richard Nixon’s declaration on live TV, June 17, 1971; poll shows similar number of 1/5 Democrats and Republicans think the War on Drugs is working; Rant: Treat Marijuana Like Indian Casinos.
You Can't Blame Legalization When Prohibition Still Exists
CALM blames legalization for Portland pot robbery gone bad when it’s Texas’ prohibition that caused it; “Joints for Jabs” falls flat because we do not “treat marijuana like alcohol”; Wyoming activists to mirror Idaho marijuana strategy.
Ninth Anniversary Special: The Year of Legalization
Ninth Anniversary Special with 2012 clips from Mason Tvert forecasting Amendment 64, Gov. Hickenlooper’s reaction to legalization; Rant: Gooding cop tazes, roughs-up 78-year-old man.
Jeckyll & Hyde: What Prohibs Think Marijuana Does
How prohibitionists think marijuana affects people; SCOTUS decides retrying non-unanimous jury verdicts would be too much hassle; Red State Roundup, how Idaho’s falling behind.
The Confederacy is More Liberal on Marijuana than Idaho
The former Confederate states are now more liberal than Idaho on marijuana; The Lodge/Crane Idaho Marijuana Petition Station in Ontario; Unmarried Sex: Illegal in Idaho· Unless You’re Gay!
Red State Courts Killing Marijuana Reform
The Mississippi Supreme Court strikes down the state’s entire initiative process, invalidating 2020’s medical marijuana amendment. I take a look at how South Dakota, Montana, and Nebraska courts have also recently thwarted popular marijuana initiatives. Plus a review of the two final anti-marijuana initiatives in Idaho and a look at a man in Mississippi serving life in prison for marijuana possession.