Episode 3 of Free Speech TV’s #Karel_LifeInSegments takes a look a the State of Cannabis and more. Here’s the  Show Sheet that we use for production. Follow along!

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Karel: Life In Segments

Episode: 14103

Seg. 1 Opening Park Howard, TV Room, Volcano
Title bar at Bottom. Title bar contains: LOGO and “Karel”
Location: Park Howard, Long Beach, CA

OPENING CREDITS :30

karel.media & Bradon R. Miller Productions presents
Karel: Life In Segments
Because your world is many things
Uncensored, Unfiltered, Unhinged
Karel: Life In Segments
Starring Karel
Produced and Directed by Karel & Brandon R. Miller

ADDED TO CREDITS:
Today’s Segments Include #CannabisCorner, #TheKarelCast
& #PopUpTherapy

SEGMENT 2 #TheKarelCast
Title Bar: LOGO, Karel, #CannabisCorner
On Location, San Pedro, CA, SPAS Dispensary & MyCultureCloset.com
Guests: Gregory Ferron, Inventor/Owner MyCultureCloset.com

COMING UP NEXT TRANSITION:
Next on Karel: Life In Segments (logo)
#TheKarelCast takes on policing in America in a way you’ve got to hear!

SEGMENT 3 #TheKarelCast
Title Bar: Life In Segment Logo, Karel #TheKarelCast KGO AM 810
The American system of policing is broken. Could one fix be nonlethal weapons on most police? Karel on KGO AM 810

COMING UP NEXT TRANSITION:
Next on Karel: Life In Segments (logo) #PopUpTherapy
Should you attend a stressful family gathering? How to cope with holiday stress.

Segment 4: #PopUpTherapy
Title Bar: LOGO, Park Howard, CA
Are stressful holiday gatherings getting to be too much? Guests Jewels Long Beach, Award-winning Drag queen, Steven Cabral, DJ and Marketing Coordinator, Ultra Mobile, Amy Brown, Owner, BettyBrownBetty Bakery

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SEGMENT 4 CLOSING 8mm OUTTAKES

Title Bar LOGO text

CLOSING CREDITS
Logo
Life In Segments
Starring Karel
Guest Starring Pippa Maria and Atilla Khan Lee
Jewels Long Beach,
Steven Cabral,
Amy Brown,

Exec. Producers Karel, Brandon R. Miller
A production of karel.media & Brandon R. Miller Productions
Filmed on Location in Long Beach, CA
Special Thanks to:
Gregory Ferron
Jewels Long Beach
Amy Brown
Steve Cabral
Curtis Blevins
KGO AM 810
Randall Bloomquist
Renee Bakos
Caroline Briggs
Alexander Maness
In Memoriam / Andrew Howard

Musical Director: Morgan Mallory

Music: “I Am”
Written By Brinsley Evans and Jellybean Benitez
Performed by Karel
Available Jellybean Recordings

Sunlite 2 Moonlite
Written By Michael Eckart, Dain Noel and Thea Austin
Performed by Thea Austin

LifeMaze
Written By Michael Eckart, Dain Noel and Thea Austin
Performed by Thea Austin

You’ve Got What I Really Need
Written By Michael Eckart, Dain Noel and Thea Austin
Performed by Thea Austin

ADDITIONAL TEXT FOR EPISODE

S1 E3

Seg 1 & 2

PopUp Facts:

Vaporizing and eating are the two most prescribed ways to consume medical cannabis

Only about 9% of marijuana users become clinically dependent, according to a study.

BEER & MARIJUANA are cousins: beer’s hops are in the same family of flowering plants as marijuana

42% of people in the US have admitted to trying pot. Many more are thought to be lying.

Study after study has found that marijuana is less harmful than alcohol and tobacco

Over 700,000 people are arrested for marijuana in the U.S. each year.
A Marijuana-derived compound forces cancer cells to freeze and prevents them from spreading

George Washington grew Marijuana in his farm

Medicinal Marijuana is Considered Kosher in Some Cases by Judaism

California was the first U.S. state that banned Marijuana a century ago.

Uruguay became, in 2013, the first country in the world to make it legal to grow, sell and consume marijuana

In the U.S., a sentence of life in prison without parole was given for trying to sell US$10 of marijuana to an undercover officer

Regulation of Cannabis sativa began as early as 1619

By the mid-1930s Cannabis was regulated as a drug in every state
In 1853, recreational cannabis was listed as a “fashionable narcotic & hashish parlors were flourishing in every major city on the east coast

Many Pot laws were based in racism against Blacks and Hispanics.

Colorado pot biz had so much cash on hand due to federal regulations the state just approved a Canna-Credit Union

Marijuana Tax Revenue May Top $3 Billion A Year With Legalization

Colorado is expected to take in $60 million to $70 million in tax revenues

California could gain the most $519m which almost covers the 2013 budget for the California Department of Parks and Recreation.

Seg 3 #TheKarelCast

12.6% of the US is African American

In 2011 there were more African Americans in prison than enslaved in 1850

In 2013 British Bobbies were quoted as saying, “We never want to get to the point where we have to carry guns.”

Young black males are 21 times at risk of being shot dead by police than their white counterparts according to a ProPublica

The number of police agencies obtaining military equipment has increased steadily since 2009

Police militarization has given military contractors another lucrative market where they can shop their products

Militarized policing targets communities of color. An ACLU report, “of all the incidents studied 39 percent were Black, 11 percent were Latino, 20 were white.”

Seg 4 #PopUpTherapy

Depression is more common than AIDS, cancer, and diabetes combined

Suicides do NOT peak in holidays; they peak in Spring.

Nine-in-ten Americans say they celebrate Christmas

86% of US Adults intend to gather with family and friends over the holidays.

51% of people who don’t celebrate Christmas say they nonetheless will get together with family or friends

Holiday Gathering 3 Strike Rule for problem guests: Ignore first, politely mention second, leave third.

Don’t be afraid to answer a prying question with a polite “that’s really none of your business…”

Feeling really overwhelmed? Find a private space and do some basic meditation to get back on track

Reconnecting before the holiday can break the ice with a person with whom you’ve had a strained relationship in the past

Monitor your alcohol intake to keep a clear head in case things heat up

Just because your family has “always done it that way” doesn’t mean traditions and rituals can’t be changed

Almost 50% of GLBT community members report forming surrogate families around holidays for gatherings and events

Don’t Take the Bait: If someone is being rude don’t fall in to their trap.

Give your inner critic the holiday off and relax.

Give yourself permission to not go or stay home if the thought of going overwhelms you.