Washington is coming back to life after the summer, and POLITICO's Adam Cancryn and Sarah Owermohle join Dan Diamond to give their predictions on suprise billing legislation, new curbs on vaping, drug pricing reforms, the Trump administration's health plan and other hot-button issues and people to watch. (Starts at the 14:30 mark)
But first, Paul Demko — longtime health reporter and new editor of POLITICO's cannabis team — joins Dan to explain why POLITICO is launching the new team and how he sees the opportunity. (Starts at the 1:20 mark.)
MENTIONED ON THE SHOW
POLITICO is launching a free newsletter covering the cannabis industry.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is driving new tobacco legislation.
President Donald Trump has repeatedly pledged to introduce a health care plan before the elections.
Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal is facing a primary challenge amid progressive pressure on his health care positions.
Activist Ady Barkan has launched a new video series of interviews with presidential candidates.