September 6, 2022

As Workers Unite, Kaiser Looses Them


In this episode of Nation State of Play, Bryan Miller interviews Sarah Soroken and Sal Rosselli of the National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW) about the Kaiser Permanente strike.‍The National Union of Healthcare Workers represents healthcare professionals including those who work for Kaiser Permanente. Kaiser is the largest healthcare provider in the state, providing insurance to about 10 million people in California. 

September 5, 2022

Meet the Farmer’s ‘Felon’: Underground Cannabis, Fleeing to Canada, and a Fairytale Ending


Dennis Hunter, ‘the Felon’ is a name to be reckoned with in the cannabis industry. Hunter and his partner, Ned Fussel, ‘the Farmer’, are the co-founders of CannaCraft and its “Farmer and the Felon” brand. Together, they have created numerous award-winning flowers and concentrates and, most recently, have partnered with one of the most successful retailers in California, March and Ash.. In Episode 121 of Cannabis Enlightened, Dr. Leroy interviews Hunter, and we hear Hunter’s incredible Cinderella story of ‘Felon’. 

August 30, 2022

AB 2408, Social Media, and Smoke Filled Rooms for Our Kids


Addiction to social media is very real. Many of us watched the documentary, The Social Dilemma, and continued to use social media without blinking an eye. Adults have free will and arguably have the right to choose to partake in activities that are damaging to their health. What about kids? Do children deserve bigger protections on these platforms?