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The Economic Benefits Of Legalizing Marijuana (Dec. 11, 2020)

On Friday’s show: The Trump administration’s last-minute environmental rule changes, the economic benefits of legalizing marijuana, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week’s news, and director Michelle Mower.



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On Friday’s Houston Matters: On the way out the door, the Trump administration has been quietly changing some environmental processes and rules. We discuss them with Elena Craft from the Environmental Defense Fund.

Also this hour: We discuss the potential economic benefits of Texas legalizing marijuana and some other currently illegal activities.

Then, we break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week’s news.

And Houston director Michelle Mower discusses her film The Never List.


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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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