The Young Jurks podcast

The Young Jurks in Cambridge, Massachusetts broadcast on WEMF Radio covering local and national politics. Led by syndicated columnist Mike Crawford AKA Mike Cann, The Young Jurks are a leading voice on marijuana reform and other populist issues.
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Jun 27, 2016

Mass Patients & Vets oppose budget amendment that would enshrine DPH regs.

The Young Jurks, Saturdays, 6pm ET live on with Hosts, Mike Crawford  & Lauren Pespisa with in-studio guests, Nichole Snow & Michael Latullipe of Mass Patient Advocacy Alliance and Veteran, Stephen Mandile explain why they now oppose State Senator Jason Lewis' budget amendment that would waive the $50 annual medical marijuana DPH fee for Veterans. 

Massachusetts Patient Advocacy Alliance and Veterans Alternative Healing believe that the Department of Public Health "lacks statutory authority" to charge medical marijuana patients for cards. The budget amendment could "enshrine such fees into law" and may cause "irreparable harm" to the Initiative law approved by Massachusetts voters in 2012.

Other topics of discussion, State Senator- Anne Gobi throwing medical marijuana patients under the bus, "gummy bears", State Senator- Pat Jehlen, Cambridge City Councilor- Leland Cheung, and the lame Boston media coverage, Governor Charlie Baker, and Boston's continuing shakedown of the Boston Freedom Rally.



Jun 21, 2016

The Young Jurks on Saturdays, 6pm ET Live on with Host, Mike Crawford. In this 6/18/2016 episode, Ellen Brown joins Crawford with a phone call from suspended Canna Care Docs Medical Director, Dr. John Nadolny. 

Later in the show The Young Jurks are joined in studio with Guests from, J Patrick Brown & Beryl Lipton. Also in studio, the Captain of the Massachusetts Pirate Party, Jamie O'Keefe. 

Jun 12, 2016

Saturdays, 6pm ET The Young Jurks live on WEMF Radio.

6/11/2016 The Young Jurks episode with a phone call from documentary producer, Greg Horvath Producer of "The Business of Recovery" doc.

With Stephen Mandile of Veterans Alternative Healing, Inc. live in-studio discussing his meeting that never happened with Governor Charlie Baker.

The Young Jurks also read a statement from Attorney Michael Cutler related to the use of Certified Nurse Practitioners to recommend medical marijuana by Canna Care Docs. 

G.L. c. 112, sec. 80I [] enables NPs to perform tasks under a doctor’s supervision generally, which would appear to include certifying patients under the MMJ statute (St. 2012, c. 369). BRN — the nurses' licensing agency, the Board of Registration in Nursing — enacted regulation 244 CMR sec. 4.06(3)(d), which does so explicitly. 
Still, the MMJ statute (at sec. 12&13) delegates only to DPH, the authority to issue regulations to implement the state MMJ law; DPH’s failure to adopt the BRN regulation (thus limiting MMJ certs to doctors, excluding NPs) appears to be the basis for BRM’s — the doctors’ licensing agency, the Board of Regulation in Medicine — persecution of at least one Canna Care Docs (CCD)-doctor. CCD’s doctor may have a defense based on sec. 80I, but BRM may persist in its jihad against MMJ doctors until both trial and appellate judges tell the BRM it is wrong (if the judges rule that sec. 80I and the BRN regulation trumps the failure of DPH to adopt a corresponding regulation allowing NPs to certify MMJ patients). 
Note, I do not represent CCD, nor its doctor(s)."

Attorney Michael D. Cutler, Northampton and Boston MA 
Telephone: (617) 816-6056; Email:;


And also a phone call from Segun Idowu, Boston Police Camera Action Team. The Young Jurks is also broadcast live on tunein app search for WEMF Radio. Support Massachusetts Patient Advocacy Alliance & Veterans Alternative Healing Inc.

Jun 8, 2016

The Young Jurks, Saturdays, 6pm ET Live on discuss Mass Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Initiative as well as medical marijuana implementation and the meeting that never took place between Veterans and Governor Charlie Baker, with Guests, Pirate Party State Rep Candidate, Aaron James and Mass Patients Advocacy Alliance, Nichole Snow, Michael Latulippe & Jeanne Ficcardi-Sauro. Michael Bourque of CannaKorp also joins them. The suspension of two medical marijuana doctors licenses is also a subject of discussion as well as the law suit against the state from Rob Munroe which insanely places blame on a medical marijuana doctors office for the death of Mass State Trooper Thomas Clarty, with no real evidence.