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IAH – Episode 109 – Bruce Margolin

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For 50 years Bruce Margolin has been leading the charge for the reform of marijuana laws in California through this law practice and policy stewardship. To say he is a legend in the world of counter culture criminal defense law is an understatement. He is truly one of the great personalities, thinkers and leaders of our time. Our conversation covered so much of the rich tapestry of his life, journey, the state of cannabis laws and a very special detour. That detour comes in the form of this: in 1972 Bruce was the attorney for Tim Leary in his prison escape case. The time he spent with Timothy and the stories he tells are essential in forming a complete picture of the Leary saga. You can’t make this stuff up. Tune into this episode to go on a journey into one of the most fascinating lives and front row seats that you’ll ever come across.

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This episode is sponsored by Belle Sante Beauty

Bruce M. Margolin has over 40 years experience in defending the rights of his clients. He is equally as passionate at working to reform laws he believes to be unjust. To that end, Mr. Margolin is also the Director of the Los Angeles chapter of NORML (National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws) and has been so for over 30 years.











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    December 30, 2017 at 4:50 am

    That was an amazing listen! I always love hearing stories from the late 60s about the exodus to India.
    So many accounts from people which all shine more light on what seems like a magical time. Also Bruces’ discussion about Timothys legal predicament was also fascinating and kind of mind blowing. Zach I hope you can have this guy on the podcast again some day to finish off in more detail the areas where you ran out of time on. I could listen to that guy for hours. Thanks for your work Zach and have a great New Year!. Namaste!

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