The 'Radical' Russ Belville Show

The 'Radical' Russ Belville Show

Veteran marijuana activist and podcaster "Radical" Russ Belville records this cannabis news, interview, and comedy podcast live from the Treasure Valley on the border of America's Last Absolute Prohibition State—Idaho. Russ brings you a unique look at the thriving cannabis industry in Ontario, Oregon—Idaho's cannabis capital—and the fight to end Idaho's antiquated marijuana prohibition laws for medical marijuana patients and adult cannabis consumers alike. Hear from growers, researchers, businesspeople, doctors, patients, politicians, activists and more.

Episodes

June 19, 2021 60 min

The 50th anniversary of the War on (Those People Using Non-Pharmaceutical, Non-Alcoholic, Tobacco-Free) Drugs, with audio from President Richard Nixon’s declaration on live TV, June 17, 1971; poll shows similar number of 1/5 Democrats and Republicans think the War on Drugs is working; Rant: Treat Marijuana Like Indian Casinos.

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CALM blames legalization for Portland pot robbery gone bad when it’s Texas’ prohibition that caused it; “Joints for Jabs” falls flat because we do not “treat marijuana like alcohol”; Wyoming activists to mirror Idaho marijuana strategy.

The post You Can’t Blame Legalization When Prohibition Still Exists appeared first on "Radical" Russ.

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Ninth Anniversary Special with 2012 clips from Mason Tvert forecasting Amendment 64, Gov. Hickenlooper’s reaction to legalization; Rant: Gooding cop tazes, roughs-up 78-year-old man.

The post Ninth Anniversary Special: The Year of Legalization appeared first on "Radical" Russ.

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How prohibitionists think marijuana affects people; SCOTUS decides retrying non-unanimous jury verdicts would be too much hassle; Red State Roundup, how Idaho’s falling behind.

The post Jeckyll & Hyde: What Prohibs Think Marijuana Does appeared first on "Radical" Russ.

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The former Confederate states are now more liberal than Idaho on marijuana; The Lodge/Crane Idaho Marijuana Petition Station in Ontario; Unmarried Sex: Illegal in Idaho· Unless You’re Gay!

The post The Confederacy is More Liberal on Marijuana than Idaho appeared first on "Radical" Russ.

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The Mississippi Supreme Court strikes down the state’s entire initiative process, invalidating 2020’s medical marijuana amendment. I take a look at how South Dakota, Montana, and Nebraska courts have also recently thwarted popular marijuana initiatives. Plus a review of the two final anti-marijuana initiatives in Idaho and a look at a man in Mississippi serving life in prison for marijuana possession.

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Idaho State Sen. C. Scott Grow is back with a bill aimed at banning Oregon marijuana companies from advertising in Idaho.

The post Idaho House Passes Marijuana Censorship Bill in One Day appeared first on "Radical" Russ.

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Jackee Winters and Russ Belville talking Idaho MedMJ on Humboldt Radio; 4/20 Rally at the Idaho State Capitol; New decrim and legalization initiatives for Idaho.

The post Idaho’s First 4/20 Educational Rally at the Capitol appeared first on "Radical" Russ.

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April 17, 2021 60 min

Remembering Steve Fox; Idaho’s constitutional drug prohibition amendment is defeated.

The post Dedicated to the Memory of Steve Fox appeared first on "Radical" Russ.

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April 10, 2021 60 min

Idaho hemp bill doesn’t legalize hemp; DMX was dosed with crack in blunt at 14 by adult mentor; Coeur d’Alene reefer madness debunked.

The post Debunking North Idaho Reefer Madness appeared first on "Radical" Russ.

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April 3, 2021 60 min

Details of New York Legalization; Debunking Florida’s THC Cap Proposal; Prohibs Want NRA to Blame Mass Shootings on Pot.

The post New York Legalized Marijuana! appeared first on "Radical" Russ.

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Biden Administration fires five staffers for pot use; New York legalization will include home grow, social consumption; Jim Crow 2.0 in Georgia.

The post Biden’s First Marijuana Act Is To Fire Staffers For Admitting Using It appeared first on "Radical" Russ.

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Ammon Bundy learns that jail sucks; Biden admin fires five staffers over past marijuana use; behind the pot and PTSD study.

The post Ammon Bundy Learns What Pot Smokers Know: Jail Sucks! appeared first on "Radical" Russ.

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Testimony against HJR 4; appearance on Kevin Miller Show; responding to supporters of prohibition in Idaho.

The post My Appearance on KIDO’s The Kevin Miller Show appeared first on "Radical" Russ.

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Russ’s testimony on an in-state signature gathering bill; Ontario city leaders begging for even more Idaho marijuana tax money.

The post Ontario’s Not Happy With Only $250,000/Month From Idaho Pot Smokers appeared first on "Radical" Russ.

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My testimony on industrial hemp bill in Idaho; Idaho is Ground Zero for GOP Initiative Suppression; Debunking Kevin Sabet’s New York Testimony.

The post Idaho is Ground Zero for GOP Initiative Suppression appeared first on "Radical" Russ.

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Full coverage on the hearing for SB 1110, the bill to increase signature gathering requirements for petitions like the Idaho Medical Marijuana Act.

The post Idaho Legislature Wants To Make Marijuana Initiatives Impossible appeared first on "Radical" Russ.

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February 15, 2021 60 min

In-depth analysis of the Sgt. Jeremy Kitzhaber Medical Marijuana Act in Idaho.

The post The Russ Belville Show 2021-02-12 appeared first on "Radical" Russ.

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February 7, 2021 60 min

Full coverage of the Idaho Senate’s 24–11 vote supporting a constitutional amendment to place drug prohibition in the Idaho Constitution.

The post The Russ Belville Show 2021-02-05 appeared first on "Radical" Russ.

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January 31, 2021 60 min

Audio highlights from the Idaho Senate State Affairs Committee debate on SJR 101, a proposed constitutional amendment to forever ban medical marijuana in the state of Idaho.

The post The Russ Belville Show 2021-01-29 appeared first on "Radical" Russ.

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