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Congressman Dana Rohrbacher is back for the third time to look back at his history on the front lines of cannabis legislation reform. Over the past 30 years in office he has been involved in the Cold War, technology issues, the commercial space industry, and foreign policy. But cannabis is a very special issue to him because it has such a dramatic and personal impact on people’s lives right here in our country. It’s about more than just criminal justice or medical breakthroughs; it’s about personal freedom of choice to decide what to do with their own lives.

Transcript:

Seth Adler: U.S. Congressman Dana Rohrabacher returns. Welcome to Cannabis Economy. I'm your host, Seth Adler. Download episodes on canneconomy.com, that's two N's, and the word, "economy." Got a lot going on there now, and Congressman Rohrabacher returns for the third time, as I say to him, he was on the front lines when there was no cavalry, as far as federal cannabis legislation reform. So, very much appreciated talking to him. First, a word from MedMen, and then Congressman Dana Rohrabacher.
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The dulcet tones ... You've got a pretty good radio voice.

Congressman R: Oh, well, there you go.

Seth Adler: The dulcet tones of Congressman Dana Rohrabacher. It's a very unique and interesting time. Podcast land knows no time, but here we are, it turns out, in an exit interview of sorts.

Congressman R: It is moving day for Dana.

Seth Adler: I feel like ... I just said it to you, it seems like there's a ... You seem a little bit lighter, yeah?

Congressman R: I've been in this job for 30 years, and there's been all kinds of issues that I've been involved in, and I will have to say, for those who are turning into the cannabis broadcast today, that has been one of the more rewarding of all the issues. I've been involved with the cold war, I've been involved with technology issue, I've been involved with commercial space and developing our space industry, and a lot of foreign policy. But the cannabis issue has been a very special issue because it really has dramatically and personally impacted on people's lives in our country, and my constituents as well.

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