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Betty Aldworth returns to give us an update on what SSDP is up to leading up to Election Day. She’s doing her best to ensure that the youngest voting demographic registers to vote and does in fact vote in this ridiculous, inane, disgusting yet remarkably important election. Marvin Washington discusses what good coaching or leadership means and then dive into his involvement in cannabis. He’s interested in ensuring that he doesn’t get pigeonholed simply as a former NFL player- he’s wants to understand and communicate what the whole plant can do for the masses. We finish by Marvin discussing how the cannabis movement can help the current societal racial unrest and ensure that all of society has the opportunity to be involved.

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Speaker 1: Betty Aldworth and Marvin Washington, Betty Aldworth returns to give us an update on what SSDP is up to leading up to election day. She's doing her best to ensure that the youngest voting demographics registers to vote and does in fact vote in this ridiculous, Inane, disgusting, yet remarkably important election. Marvin Washington then discuss what good coaching or leadership means and then dives into his involvement in cannabis. He's interested in ensuring that he doesn't get pigeonholed simply as summer. NFL player he wants to understand and communicate with whole plant can do for the masses. We finished by Marvin discussing how the cannabis movement can help the current societal, racial unrest and ensure that all of society as the opportunity to be. Bob, welcome to canvas economy. I'm your host Seth Adler. Check us out on social media handles can economy. That's two ends of new economy. Martin in Washington, proceeded by Betty.

Speaker 2: I had yogurt with honey and lemon

Speaker 1: yogurt with nuts and honey. I mean, this is like a very healthy breakfast

Speaker 2: theater. That's true. Well that's good. We need you healthy betty. We need you help. Yeah, exactly. It's hugely important for the, like, for the, for the proper functioning of. Yeah. Betty, like my nutritional needs. We need betty

Speaker 1: functioning on all cylinders.

Speaker 2: Yeah.

Speaker 1: Alright. So where are you in the world

Speaker 2: today? I'm in Tampa, Florida. I'm on my way to Fort Myers. Our students are hosting these Florida and taught French this weekend where they will be doing a lot of work around what are educated education and voter turnout in advance of the initiative as well as our, our typical work of uh, you know, training them up to be effective advocates and providing the skills building for them to continue to work after the initiative this past year.

Speaker 3: Yeah. We haven't done a ton of conversation around Florida. Give us a sense of what's going on on the ground.

Speaker 2: No, we've had this conversation here before in 2014. Uh, the initiative was run for medical and failed by just two points. Florida. Interesting place because such an initiative requires passage by 60 percent and we got 58 percent in 2014. Didn't quite cut it, so this is the second time already in sort of heard the conversation about the importance of medical marijuana for people

Speaker 2: who need it and they are, I think, ready now as as evidenced by the pole, the latest poll, all the polls has been strong since the beginning. The latest poll showed 77 percent support for a moment too, and we're pretty confident that this new revised tire initiative is going to get the voter support here in Florida. Now, that being said, this is one of those states were shuttled Sheldon Adelson and dumped a bunch of money to millions of dollars of onto the opposition campaign, I believe, and so you know, while we are confident about Florida, you can never rest on your laurels during a campaign, especially these last week he taught, no one's going to come out in the media. You don't know what's going to be happening in terms of opposition support, and we just need to continue having a conversation.

Speaker 3: Just keep pushing because betty, the people need to vote.

Speaker 2: Oh, absolutely. Listen, this election is going to be really a transformational in a lot of ways. We can safely say that the dialogue has changed and most people will agree not for the better, um, but when it comes to candidates issues and issues that are going to impact cannabis businesses moving forward, this is an election pay a lot of attention to not just because there's a ballot initiative. This is the very first election where millennials and Gen xers are going to outnumber everyone else at the ballot box and we also have the very first generation z boaters coming in this year. So the electorate is changing dramatically and rapidly due to the size of the millennial, the millennial generation. And even with low turnout, we're going to see a ton of millennials and Gen xers at the ballot box. So I think our politicians are shitty taking shape a little bit differently based on that.

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