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Betty Aldworth returns and has a lot going on with the SSDP conference as well as ensuring that all the SSDPers are out there supporting ballot measures for cannabis legalization and all sensible drug policy for that matter. We discuss deschedling as potential focus for the cannabis community and while that dialogue should certainly occur, with the Rohrabacher Blumenaur Amendment holding on by a thread, 280E being no where near the tax bill, not to mention the proclivities of our attorney general, Betty’s thought is to continue to focus on moving the needle state by state. Oh and by the way, you can help by going to SSDP.org/match and donating now. And donate whenever at SSDP.org.

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Speaker 1: Betty Aldworth returns. Betty Aldworth returns and has a lot going on with the SSDP conferences as well as ensuring that all SSDP ears are out there supporting ballot measures for cannabis legalization and all sensible drug policy for that matter. We discussed dea scheduling is a potential focus for the cannabis community and while that dialogue should certainly occur with the war back or Blumenauer amendment, holding on by a thread to 80, being nowhere near the tax bill. Not to mention the proclivities of our attorney general that he started, is to continue to focus on moving the needle state-by-state. Oh, and by the way, you can help by going to SSDP.org/match and donating now and donate whenever it SSDP.org. Welcome to cannabis economy. I'm your host Seth Adler. Check us out on social with the Hana can economy. That's two ends of the word economy. Betty Audra,

Speaker 3: she is almonds and Pecans.

Speaker 1: Okay, and is it your mixed nuts or these mixed by another party?

Speaker 3: The nuts are mixed by another party. I see. I get them at Costco. I mixed them with the dried unsweetened cherries and blueberries that you get to costco shoe.

Speaker 1: I see. Okay. So you add your drop your own dried fruit to. They're already mixed nuts. Yes. This is believable. It's true. It has the benefit of being true. Betty Aldworth, how are you?

Speaker 3: I'm great. We're getting ready for year end here and ramping up for an exciting 2018 and I'm looking forward to wrapping up a really successful year for us for

Speaker 1: so right off the bat. Um, you are skipping the line and we are putting this up before the end of the year because. Because why? Why are we putting this up before the end of the year?

Speaker 3: Well, I'm, I'm so excited. Yesterday we announced, we just got a few days ago and yesterday we announced a handful of generous donors approached us to say, hey listen, I'd like to kick in a little extra at the end of the year so that other people will also do the same. And we managed to put together a $50,000 match here at the end of the year for SSDP. An extra $50,000 that will help, you know, legalize a needle exchange and the lock zone access and if you stayed next year, an extra $60,000 that's going to help us, uh, you know, get out the vote in Michigan in 2018 another $50,000 that's going to help us bring so many more students to our next conference. And so if anybody would like to help us do those things and participate in this work, they can just go to [inaudible] dot org slash match and make a gift right there and make it possible for us to bring more students to conference and to do all of this amazing work.

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