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Matt Zorn: How to Beat The DEA

Season 3

Attorney Matt Zorn has had an outsized impact on the evolving drug policy landscape in the United States. Through his successful litigation against governmental agencies like the notorious DEA and the DOJ, Zorn has been victorious where few have even dared to tread. On today's episode, we unpack his guiding ethos and some of the strategy employed in his approach, as well as our fortuitous meeting over a decade before the current moment in psychedelic mainstreaming has reunited us.


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