The Green Rush Podcast: Rick Perry, Former Governor of Texas

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Welcome to the Green Rush, a KCSA Strategic Communications Production, a weekly conversation at the intersection of cannabis, psychedelics, the capital markets and culture. 

The next few episodes will be a recap of our favorite conversations from Psychedelic Science 2023, the world’s largest ever conference celebrating advancements in psychedelic research and culture. Kicking off with this week’s episode, our hosts Lewis Goldberg and Anne Donohoe spoke with special guest Rick Perry, Former Texas Governor and an advocate for psychedelic medicine. Rick sat down with us following his keynote presentation in Denver to discuss the use of psychedelics as medicine and his insights as Texas’ longest serving governor.

If you are interested in learning more about the breakthrough psychedelic conference PS 2023 and its host, Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS), visit the links in our show notes. Also, be sure to follow Rick, MAPS and Psychedelic Science on LinkedIn and Twitter.

So sit back and enjoy our conversation with Former Texas Governor Rick Perry. 

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This episode was hosted by Lewis Goldberg and Anne Donohoe of KCSA Strategic Communications. 

Special thanks to our Program Director Shea Gunther.

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Rachelle Gordon is a cannabis journalist, Emerald Cup judge, Budist critic, and editor of She began her weed writing journey in 2015 and has been featured in High Times, CannabisNow, Beard Bros, MG, Skunk, and many others. Rachelle currently splits her time between Minneapolis and Oakland; her favorite cannabis cultivars include Silver Haze and Tangie. Follow Rachelle on Instagram @rachellethewriter