US Supreme Court ruling on abortion pills, The murky market for legal weed products, How pagans celebrate summer solstice

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An array of products advertised as containing synthetically derived delta-8 THC is offered for sale at a smoke shop in north Seattle on Friday, Feb. 25, 2022. Gene Johnson/AP Photo

We get reactions from both sides of the abortion debate about the U.S. Supreme Court decision protecting access to the drug mifepristone. Then, a pharmacist explains what you need to know about the plethora of THC products for sale. Then, we learn about the pagan celebration of Summer Solstice. 

Featured in this Episode

  • What the US Supreme Court ruling on mifepristone means for reproductive rights

    On Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a challenge from anti-abortion doctors that would have restricted use of mifepristone, a medication used in more than 60 percent of abortions nationwide. We talk about the consequences with people on both sides of the debate.

  • What to know about the hemp products currently sold in Wisconsin

    With a wave of new hemp-derived THC alternatives hitting the market in Wisconsin, we check in with a cannabis historian about what these products are and how they’re shaping policy discussions around marijuana in the state.

  • 50-year-old Wisconsin Pagan group celebrates the summer solstice with one of the nation’s biggest nature festivals

    Every year since 1980, Circle Sanctuary has held one of the largest nature spirituality festivals in the U.S. in celebration of the summer solstice. We talk with Circle Sanctuary high priestess Selena Fox about this year’s Pagan Spirit Gathering and the history of Paganism in Wisconsin.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Tanya Atkinson Guest
  • Lucas Richert Guest
  • Selena Fox Guest
  • Dean Knetter Executive Producer
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Richelle Wilson Producer
  • Avery Lea Rogers Producer
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director

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