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Marijuana Election Night™ 2016: Special Live Coast To Coast Coverage

Marijuana Election Night™ 2016: Special Live Coast To Coast Coverage

By Daron Babin - September 8, 2016

Marijuana Election Night™ 2016 – Live: With State By State Coverage

Cannabis Radio is the largest cannabis specific online radio and podcast network in the world featuring the finest minds in the legal cannabis industry. On November 8th, is the Presidential Election here in the U.S., and a major vote night for cannabis law reform in our country. Quite a few states & municipalities will be voting on new cannabis law reforms and Cannabis Radio will be there to cover it.

CannabisRadio.com presents Marijuana Election Night™ 2016, live from our marijuana legalization campaign headquarters in Los Angeles, California. We’ll be bringing you six plus hours of live coverage of the nationwide votes for marijuana legalization, medical marijuana, and other issues of import to the cannabis community.

Our coverage is anchored by Cannabis Radio News Director and podcast host Russ Belville and will feature live reports from the heads of every statewide marijuana reform campaign on the ballot. We’ll also be speaking with the leaders of the national marijuana reform organization, elected officials sympathetic to reform, and the leading experts in marijuana politics.

Here is a tentative rundown of the six plus hours of coverage we’ll be offering live:

Hour One: The Russ Belville Show

Election Night Preview Who’s Voting?
CA, AZ, NV, MA, ME = Legalization
FL, AR, ND, MT = Medical
Denver, CO = Social Use
OR = Local OptOuts
Cannabis on the Ballot Comparing proposed legalization to current legal states.

The Impact of Legalization What’s changed in the four currently legal states?

Marijuana Reformers Round table A panel discussion with the leaders of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML), Marijuana Policy Project (MPP), Drug Policy Alliance (DPA), Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP), Marijuana Majority, and National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA).

Hour Two: The Sunshine State

  • POLLS CLOSE IN FLORIDA – Latest Election Returns
  • Live reactions from Florida campaign watch party
  • Interviews with reform experts to be determined
  • Texas Legislative Candidate and NORML Director Clif Deuvall
  • Brookings Institute Fellow John Hudak on the impact of tonight’s votes on federal policy
  • Preview of the upcoming votes in Maine, Massachusetts, and Arkansas with campaign directors

Hour Three: New England

  • POLLS CLOSE IN MAINE AND MASSACHUSETTS – Latest Election Returns
  • Live reactions from Maine and Massachusetts campaign watch parties
  • Interviews with reform experts to be determined
  • POLLS CLOSE IN ARKANSAS – Latest Election Returns
  • Marijuana Policy Project’s Karen O’Keefe on important state legislative concerns
  • Preview of the upcoming votes in Arizona and Denver, Colorado, with campaign directors

Hour Four: The Southwest

  • POLLS CLOSE IN ARIZONA AND COLORADO – Latest Election Returns
  • Live reactions from Arizona and Denver campaign watch parties
  • Interviews with reform experts to be determined
  • Montana Legislative Candidate and medical marijuana activist Kari Boiter
  • Preview of the upcoming votes in North Dakota, Montana, and Nevada with campaign directors

Hour Five: The Rockies

  • POLLS CLOSE IN NORTH DAKOTA, MONTANA, AND NEVADA – Latest Election Returns
  • Live reactions from North Dakota, Montana, and Nevada campaign watch parties
  • Interviews with reform experts to be determined
  • Washington Legislative Candidate and marijuana activist Stephanie Heart Viskovich
  • Preview of the upcoming votes in California and Oregon with campaign directors

Hour Six – The Golden State (California)

  • POLLS CLOSE IN CALIFORNIA AND OREGON – Latest Election Returns
  • Live reactions from California and Oregon campaign watch parties
  • Interviews with reform experts to be determined
  • Wrapup of the nationwide votes for marijuana reform.