Posts tagged: Colorado

“Emergency! In Colorado” (Illinois Family Spotlight #115)

Today’s podcast features an interview with Dr. Karen Randall MD., an emergency room physician in the 3rd busiest Emergency Department
in Colorado; trained in emergency medicine, pediatrics and family practice; holds a certificate in Cannabis Science and Medicine from the University of Vermont; on the Board of Directors for SCEMA and VP of case management for SCEMA; has spoken nationally and internationally on the harms of marijuana.

Dr. Karen Randall and Monte Larrick discuss recreational marijuana legalization in Colorado, the push to legalize recreational pot in Illinois, a potential epidemic of lung cancer as a direct result of smoking marijuana, a larger nanny state in Colorado, the overwhelmed medical service in Colorado, and the consequences of using marijuana while pregnant.… Continue Reading

“Illinois Can’t Afford to Sit Back on Marijuana Legalization” (Illinois Family Spotlight #096)

David Smith and Monte Larrick recently sat down with Jo McGuire while she was visiting Illinois warning residents about the many consequences of legalizing recreational marijuana. Jo comes from Colorado, where they have had recreational marijuana since 2013.

Jo McGuire serves on the board of directors for the Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association and co-chairs the Marijuana Education Committee. She is also a DATIA Certified Professional Collector and Trainer (CPCT) and a Certified Designated Employee Representative Trainer (CDERT) who consults and trains professionals overseeing Safety Sensitive Employees in the compliance of federal DOT guidelines for drug and alcohol screening programs.… Continue Reading

“Does Illinois Know What It Is Asking For?” (Illinois Family Spotlight #091)

Dave Smith and Monte Larrick recently interviewed Jo McGuire while she was visiting Illinois warning residents about the many consequences of legalizing recreational marijuana. Jo comes from Colorado, where they have had recreational marijuana since 2013.

Jo McGuire serves on the board of directors for the Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association and co-chairs the Marijuana Education Committee. She is also a DATIA Certified Professional Collector and Trainer (CPCT) and a Certified Designated Employee Representative Trainer (CDERT) who consults and trains professionals overseeing Safety Sensitive Employees in the compliance of federal DOT guidelines for drug and alcohol screening programs.… Continue Reading

SPOTLIGHT: Fighting Marijuana Legalization

Written by Benjamin Smith

We are pleased to feature Jo McGuire in this week’s Spotlight podcast. She serves on the board of directors for the Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association and co-chairs the Marijuana Education Committee. Jo is also a DATIA Certified Professional Collector and Trainer (CPCT) and a Certified Designated Employee Representative Trainer (CDERT) who consults and trains professionals overseeing Safety Sensitive Employees in the compliance of federal DOT guidelines for drug and alcohol screening programs.… Continue Reading

The Case Against Recreational Marijuana: Colorado

 

Written by Benjamin Smith

Last week, State Senator Heather Steans (D-Chicago) and State Representative Kelly Cassidy (D-Chicago) introduced legislation to legalize recreational marijuana for anyone 21 years-old or older.  These bills (HB 2353 and SB 316) would not only legalize the sale and use of marijuana (possession limit of 28 grams which makes about 60 joints), but also allows people to grow marijuana in their homes or on property they own.  

That is why this week’s podcast is so very important.  … Continue Reading

Marijuana Myths

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On this week’s podcast:  Ed Ronkowski once again joins Monte Larrick and Dave Smith to shed some light on pressing questions about marijuana and its legal status. Mr. Ronkowski dispels the common misunderstanding that marijuana crowds prisons, and the panel discusses the idea marijuana is “not that bad,” whether medicinal marijuana is an acceptable medical option, and how Illinois is currently facing the marijuana question.

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“Marijuana Myths” (Illinois Family Spotlight #009)

il_family-spotlight_125x125Ed Ronkowski rejoins Monte Larrick and David Smith to shed some light on pressing questions about marijuana and its legal status. On today’s show: whether marijuana crowds prisons, if marijuana is “not that bad,” whether medicinal marijuana is an acceptable medical option, and how Illinois is currently facing the marijuana question.

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