The Smokin’ Rope Podcast
Episode 40: Ingham County Prosecutor Carol Siemon Talks Criminal Justice Reform

Episode 40: Ingham County Prosecutor Carol Siemon Talks Criminal Justice Reform

April 16, 2021

Ingham County Prosecutor Carol Siemon joins the show to talk criminal justice reform, harm reduction and her role as the only county prosecutor to endorse the 2018 legalization effort.

Also featured on the show: Host Ryan Basore and co-hosts Tom Beller, founder of Real Leaf Solutions and Kevin Pybus, owner of Truu Cannabis.

Episode 39: Patrick Frakes Talks Rair

Episode 39: Patrick Frakes Talks Rair

April 9, 2021

Patrick Frakes, COO of Rair, discusses his past experiences with cannabis prohibition, Rair's philosophy and unique approach to cannabis cultivation, and his take on the changes to the retail and wholesale market in the last few weeks.

Also featured on the show: Host Ryan Basore and co-hosts Tom Beller, founder of Real Leaf Solutions and Kevin Pybus, owner of Truu Cannabis.

Episode 38: Josey Scoggin Talks Sons and Daughters United

Episode 38: Josey Scoggin Talks Sons and Daughters United

April 2, 2021
Josey Scoggin, first pediatric MMM patient in 2009, board member of MILegalize and the founder of Sons & Daughters United joins the show to discuss her recent work with The Redemption Foundation in establishing the Great Lakes Expungement Network.
 
Also featured on the show: Host Ryan Basore and co-hosts Tom Beller, founder of Real Leaf Solutions and Kevin Pybus, owner of Truu Cannabis.
Episode 37: Kalkaska Village President Harley Wales Discusses Cannabis Boom

Episode 37: Kalkaska Village President Harley Wales Discusses Cannabis Boom

March 26, 2021

Kalkaska Village President Harley Wales joins the show to to discuss the cannabis boom in Kalkaska and the positive impact the industry is having on small towns across Michigan.

Also featured on the show: Host Ryan Basore and co-hosts Tom Beller, founder of Real Leaf Solutions and Kevin Pybus, owner of Truu Cannabis.

Episode 36: Republican Rep. Graham Filler Talks Criminal Justice Reform

Episode 36: Republican Rep. Graham Filler Talks Criminal Justice Reform

March 19, 2021

State Representative Graham Filler joins the show to discuss cannabis policy, criminal justice reform and bipartisanship.

Also featured on the show: Host Ryan Basore and co-hosts Tom Beller, founder of Real Leaf Solutions and Kevin Pybus, owner of Truu Cannabis.

Episode 35: Nick Zetell Talks 2021 Hash Bash

Episode 35: Nick Zetell Talks 2021 Hash Bash

March 12, 2021

Nick Zettell joins the show to discuss the 50th anniversary of Ann Arbor Monroe Street Fair Hash Bash Festival, Students for Sensible Drug Policy, MILegalize and Decriminalize Nature!

Also featured on the show: Host Ryan Basore and co-host Tom Beller, founder of Real Leaf Solutions.

Episode 34: Mike McCurdy Discusses the Michigan Cannabis Freedom Coalition

Episode 34: Mike McCurdy Discusses the Michigan Cannabis Freedom Coalition

March 5, 2021

Mike McCurdy joins this week's show to discuss the newly formed Michigan Cannabis Freedom Coalition, which includes the Michigan Cannabis Caucus, the The Redemption Foundation, and Last Prisoner Project among others, his role in Attorney General Dana Nessel's win and race, and his work with the Michigan cannabis prisoner relief fund and Michael Thompson.

Also featured on the show: Host Ryan Basore and co-host Tom Beller, founder of Real Leaf Solutions.

Episode 33: Michael Thue Talks CBD and Activism

Episode 33: Michael Thue Talks CBD and Activism

February 26, 2021

Michael Thue, a hemp and CBD expert and entrepreneur, joins the show to discuss his history and recent legal victory that will result in granting people the ability to consume medical marijuana while on probation.

Also featured on the show: Host Ryan Basore and co-hosts Tom Beller, founder of Real Leaf Solutions and Kevin Pybus, owner of Truu Cannabis.

Episode 32: Weldon Angelos Tells His Story

Episode 32: Weldon Angelos Tells His Story

February 19, 2021
Clemency activist, cannabis entrepreneur and hip-hop producer Weldon Angelos joins the podcast for an exciting episode discussing his past, his presidential pardon and the current state of the cannabis industry.
 
Also featured on the show: Host Ryan Basore and co-hosts Tom Beller, founder of Real Leaf Solutions and Kevin Pybus, owner of Truu Cannabis.
Episode 31: Q Talks Social Equity

Episode 31: Q Talks Social Equity

February 12, 2021

Anqunette "Q" Sarfoh joins the show to discuss her recent participation in the Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency's Racial Equity Work Group, updates on her line of edibles and her role with the Michigan Cannabis Industry Association.

Also featured on the show: Host Ryan Basore and co-host Kevin Pybus, owner of Truu Cannabis.

 

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