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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Bill to diversify Md. medical marijuana industry fails in final seconds of session (Washington Post)

// Vt. Senate near punting on pot (Rutland Herald)

// New Trump Drug Czar Voted Against Marijuana Amendments in Congress (MassRoots)


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// Melissa Etheridge Flies With Her Medical Marijuana (Marijuana.com)

// Dallas To Vote On Proposal Reducing Marijuana Penalty (CBS DFW)

// State releases draft medical marijuana regulations for doctors (McCall)

// Governor Bruce Rauner talks passenger rail and legalizing recreational marijuana on tour through the state (WQAD 8)

// Nevada County prepares for process to write new marijuana grow regulations (The Union)

// Judge to decide if RI employers can refuse to hire medical marijuana users (WPRI 12)

// Marijuana Business Daily joins Associated Press (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Tuesday, April 11, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Pro-marijuana protesters march in Vancouver in 2013 to demand progressive marijuana policy reforms.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Canada to introduce legal marijuana legislation Thursday: source (Reuters)

// Nix Nevada’s marijuana DUI limit: Our view (Reno Gazette-Journal)

// 44 in Congress support effort to keep DOJ handcuffed in medical cannabis states (The Cannabist)


These headlines are brought to you by the folks over at the Leaf automated cultivation system. The Leaf is like a mini-fridge with a brain that makes it super easy to cultivate legal marijuana. Designed to take all of the guesswork and gruntwork out of cultivating cannabis, the Leaf is about as plug-and-play as it gets, allowing you to monitor your plant in real time as it grows using your smartphone. The exciting news though, is that Leaf just launched a fundraising campaign that is open to both accredited and non-accredited investors with a minimum investment of just $1,000. Learn more about what they’re up to and see their investment terms by opening up getleaf.co/invest.


// Anti-Cannabis Group Violated CA Campaign Finance Laws, Commission Finds (Leafly)

// Panel amends medical marijuana bill; critics worry changes will lead to black market (Bozeman Daily Chronicle)

// Court rules med pot producer won’t have to shut down for five days (NM Political Report)

// Medical Marijuana Licensing Starts Monday in Maryland (NBC 4 Washington)

// Payment Processors Purge Marijuana Businesses in Fear of Federal Crackdown (Merry Jane)

// Massachusetts Banked $7.2M in Medical Marijuana Revenue in 2016 (Marijuana Industry News)

// Absentee Votes Save Maine Bill Protecting MMJ Patients Awaiting Organs (Marijuana.com)


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Marijuana Today— Our flagship title, a weekly podcast examining the world of marijuana business and activism with some of the smartest people in the industry and movement.
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Monday, April 10, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A bright green marijuana plant grows 40 days into its light cycle.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, April 10, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Lawmakers want to expand Maryland medical marijuana industry, but disagree over how (Baltimore Sun)

// Indiana Is One Step Away from Legalizing Medical Marijuana (Merry Jane)

// Rhode Island pot legalization proponents push for vote (CNBC)


These headlines are brought to you by the folks over at the Leaf automated cultivation system. The Leaf is like a mini-fridge with a brain that makes it super easy to cultivate legal marijuana. Designed to take all of the guesswork and grunt work out of cultivating cannabis, the Leaf is about as plug-and-play as it gets, allowing you to monitor your plant in real time as it grows using your smartphone. The exciting news though, is that Leaf just launched a fundraising campaign that is open to both accredited and non-accredited investors with a minimum investment of just $1,000. Learn more about what they’re up to and see their investment terms by opening up getleaf.co/invest.


// Milestone study shows dramatic reduction in pharmaceutical reliance among Canadian medical cannabis patients (Yahoo Finance)

// In session bookended by corruption, Maryland lawmakers re-write ethics laws (Baltimore Sun)

// Proposed medical marijuana business fees exceed costs for Ohio’s program (Cleveland.com)

// Ohio to start accepting pot grower applications this summer (New Jersey Herald)

// Cannabis Advisory Board recommends adding qualifying ailments (Sante Fe New Mexican)

// Three Cannabis Companies Combine Crowdfunding with Traditional Capital Raises at LAUNCH Festival (New Cannabis Ventures)

// No sales, but marijuana ‘gifts’ exploit a legal limbo (Portland Press Herald)


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Marijuana Today— Our flagship title, a weekly podcast examining the world of marijuana business and activism with some of the smartest people in the industry and movement.
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Friday, April 7, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A nighttime shot of the Las Vegas strip shows the long trails of brakelights as they trace their path through the busy street.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, April 7, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Nevada GOP leaders ask Sessions for help with marijuana laws (Reno Gazette-Journal)

// Ruling blunts Arizona law banning medical marijuana on college campuses (Tucson.com)

// California police not down with Gov. Brown’s marijuana plan (Cannabist)


These headlines are brought to you by the folks over at the Leaf automated cultivation system. The leaf is like a mini-fridge with a brain that makes it super easy to cultivate legal marijuana. Designed to take all of the guesswork and gruntwork out of cultivating cannabis, the Leaf is about as plug-and-play as it gets, allowing you to monitor your plant in real time as it grows using your smartphone. The exciting news though, is that Leaf just launched a fundraising campaign that is open to both accredited and non-accredited investors with a minimum investment of just $1,000. Learn more about what they’re up to and see their investment terms by opening up getleaf.co/invest.


// Virginia will undertake a study of marijuana decriminalization this year (Richmond Rimes-Dispatch)

// Denver’s Social Consumption Committee Meeting for Last Time Today (Westword)

// Bill proposes study on legalizing recreational marijuana for discussion in 2019 Legislature (Missoulian)

// Medical marijuana patients in Colorado can keep using while they await trial (Denverite)

// Nevada Senate pushes pair of marijuana tax bills (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Cannabis Two-Step: Raise Cash in Canada Spend It in U.S. (Bloomberg)

// French election: Four out of five presidential candidates support relaxation of cannabis laws (Independent)


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Marijuana Today— Our flagship title, a weekly podcast examining the world of marijuana business and activism with some of the smartest people in the industry and movement.
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Thursday, April 6, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A nighttime shot of a residential street is light up by a number of police car lights.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, April 6, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana enforcement policy to be reviewed by Justice Department (CBS News)

// TSA Backtracks On Medical Marijuana Policy Change (MassRoots)

// Legal Marijuana Bogs Down In Legislature, Appears Unlikely This Year (Hartford Courant)


These headlines are brought to you by the folks over at the Leaf automated cultivation system. The Leaf is like a mini-fridge with a brain that makes it super easy to cultivate legal marijuana. Designed to take all of the guesswork and gruntwork out of cultivating cannabis, the Leaf is about as plug-and-play as it gets, allowing you to monitor your plant in real time as it grows using your smartphone. The exciting news though, is that Leaf just launched a fundraising campaign that is open to both accredited and non-accredited investors with a minimum investment of just $1,000. Learn more about what they’re up to and see their investment terms by opening up getleaf.co/invest.


// WV Senate accepts stricter medical marijuana bill (Charleston Gazette-Mail)

// Regulators to look at loosening pot-business restrictions in small Alaska towns (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Alaska Marijuana Regulators Delay Onsite Use Debate (US News & World Report)

// Columbia Care begins medical marijuana delivery in WNY (WHEC 10 NBC)

// New internal trade deal tills soil for cross-Canada marijuana regulation (The Hamilton Spectator)

// Cannabis Lab Testing Is The Industry’s Dirty Little Secret (Forbes)

// G Pen Maker Awarded $47m in Counterfeit Case (Leafly)


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Marijuana Today— Our flagship title, a weekly podcast examining the world of marijuana business and activism with some of the smartest people in the industry and movement.
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Wednesday, April 5, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Riley Hancey sits in a hospital bed ahead of a lung transplant operation surrounded by family and his medical team.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Denied: A 19-Year-Old Nearly Died After A Hospital Said His Pot-Smoking Made Him A Bad Transplant Patient (BuzzFeed)

// UPDATE Medical marijuana passes House 76-24; Senate takes no action (Register-Herald)

// New Data Suggests Nearly 60% of Americans Across Almost All Demographics Want Marijuana Legalized (Merry Jane)


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// Aphria to Invest $25mm in Liberty Health Sciences, Acquire Florida MMJ Company CHT Medical (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Medical marijuana bill more closely aligned to voter-passed measure OK’d in ND House (WDAZ 8 ABC)

// Maryland House passes bill that would add medical marijuana licenses (Baltimore Sun)

// California moves to unite conflicting cannabis laws (Sacramento Bee)

// MN Dept. of Agriculture Approves Huge Growth of Hemp Production (Alpha News)

// Lawmakers split on how to regulate retail marijuana sales in Maine (Portland Press Herald)

// To farmers, cannabis could mean much bigger bucks than tomatoes (Boston Globe)


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Marijuana Today— Our flagship title, a weekly podcast examining the world of marijuana business and activism with some of the smartest people in the industry and movement.
Marijuana Media Connect— A service that connects industry insiders in the legal marijuana industry with journalists, bloggers, and writers in need of expert sources for their stories.

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A sign at the entrance of Fort Carson, Colorado reads

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Governors From 4 Marijuana States Ask to Be Left Alone (US News & World Report)

// With Big Banks Absent IRS Gears up for Flood of Tax Cash (Leafly)

// The problem with America’s marijuana DUI laws: science (Reno Gazette-Journal)


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// Leading Cannabis Tech Company LeafLink Announces Financing from Mainstream Backers (Merry Jane)

// House approves overhaul to medical marijuana bill (Herald Dispatch)

// Clark County could delay retail marijuana sales (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Florida Senate wants to add medical marijuana licenses (Orlando Weekly)

// Alaska Sees Slight Increase in Marijuana Tax Revenue for February (Marijuana Industry News)

// Chart: More medical cannabis patients and fewer caregivers in Hawaii (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Let Timmy Smoke: It’s Time to Open Baseball’s Hidden Cannabis Culture (Leafly)


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Marijuana Today— Our flagship title, a weekly podcast examining the world of marijuana business and activism with some of the smartest people in the industry and movement.
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Monday, April 3, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

John Oliver talks about marijuana.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, April 3, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// John Oliver Goes Off On America’s Most Absurd Marijuana Laws (Huffington Post)

// Trump And Marijuana: Justice Department Contacts Colorado Officials About Cannabis Cases (International Business Times)

// Exclusive: Here’s how Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper really feels about marijuana (The Cannabist)


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// Jerry Jones addresses Roger Goodell’s contract marijuana at owners-only meeting (Sporting News)

// Congressman Talks Marijuana In Launching Challenge Against Ted Cruz (Mass Roots)

// Criticism of U. of Mississippi Marijuana Quality Unfair (The Chronicle of Higher Education)

// California dispensary opens club for kids who use medical cannabis oil (Fox 4 Kansas City)

// Governor signs 12 marijuana bills more on his desk (Baxter Bulletin)

// A Real Estate Boom Powered by Pot (NY Times)

// More than 10000 attend Hash Bash call for Michigan marijuana legalization (MLive)


Check out our other projects:
Marijuana Today— Our flagship title, a weekly podcast examining the world of marijuana business and activism with some of the smartest people in the industry and movement.
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Friday, March 31, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A number of people sled down a small hill overlooked by Washington, DC's Capitol Building.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, March 31, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New Legislation Would Force The Federal Government To Treat Marijuana Like Alcohol (Huffington Post)

// Delaware lawmakers unveil recreational marijuana bill (PhillyVoice)

// Since 2007, the DEA has taken $3.2 billion in cash from people not charged with a crime (Washington Post)


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// John Kasich Says Medical Marijuana Has No Place in Stopping Ohio’s Opioid Crisis (Time)

// Maryland legislators propose using marijuana to treat heroin addiction (The Baltimore Sun)

// WV House fast-tracks medical marijuana (The Herald-Dispatch)

// Delaware to get Second Medical Marijuana Facility (Delmarva Public Radio)

// San Francisco’s 4/20 Marijuana Festival Will Be A City-Permitted Event (KPIX 5 CBS SF Bay Area)

// Cities Swap SWAT-Style Dispensary Raids for Softer Approach (Leafly)

// Canadian pharmacy chain to cover employees’ medical cannabis (Marijuana Business Daily)


Check out our other projects:
Marijuana Today— Our flagship title, a weekly podcast examining the world of marijuana business and activism with some of the smartest people in the industry and movement.
Marijuana Media Connect— A service that connects industry insiders in the legal marijuana industry with journalists, bloggers, and writers in need of expert sources for their stories.

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Thursday, March 30, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Now-President Donald Trump slumps as he walks off stage while still a candidate.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, March 30, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Richard Baum to Be Trump’s Acting Drug Czar (Leafly )

// Colorado Legislators Vote to Rein In Medical Marijuana Home Grows (5280)

// Canadian medical marijuana producer to open online store (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Researchers identify genes that give cannabis its flavor (Phys.org)

// Aurora Cannabis to Take 19.9% Stake in Australia’s Cann Group IPO (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Dispensary announces statewide marijuana delivery service (WCVB 5 ABC)

// Argentine Senate approves medical use of cannabis oil (WFMJ NBC)

// Rehab Clinics Are Using Cannabis to Help Drug Addicts Recover (Merry Jane)

// Viceland Goes To Pot; Sets Weed Week With Return Of ‘Weediquette’, ‘Bong Appetit’ (Deadline Hollywood)

// Las Vegas man to become first pro race car driver sponsored by marijuana brand (News 3 Las Vegas NBC)


Check out our other projects:
Marijuana Today— Our flagship title, a weekly podcast examining the world of marijuana business and activism with some of the smartest people in the industry and movement.
Marijuana Media Connect— A service that connects industry insiders in the legal marijuana industry with journalists, bloggers, and writers in need of expert sources for their stories.

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