The Pot Republic

Live Chat with Michael Montgomery and Guests From the Film

Bill Ruzzamenti, Derek Peterson, Matt Cohen, Michael Montgomery and David Downs

CIR Reporter and FRONTLINE correspondent Michael Montgomery is a radio producer and reporter for the Center for Investigative Reporting and its California Watch unit. He is also a contributor to KQED and American RadioWorks.

Derek Peterson is an entrepreneur who helped launch weGrow and is now CEO of GrowOp.

Bill Ruzzamenti, a former special agent with the DEA, now heads the Central Valley HIDTA, a regional agency monitoring drug trafficking in California.

Matt Cohen is a marijuana grower and CEO of the grower co-op Northstone Organics.

We'll be featuring questions from San Francisco journalist David Downs, who covers medical marijuana for the East Bay Express.

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Posted July 26, 2011

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