Author Archive | Shea Gunther

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// One of President Trump’s Drug Advisors Doesn’t Even Believe Marijuana Is Medicine (Merry Jane)

// Canadian Medical Cannabis Patient Population Soars 227% (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Marijuana company exec offers compromise that could lead to special session (Baltimore Sun)


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// Assembly Committee Approves PTSD For NY Medical Marijuana Program (Weed News)

// Montana Legislature approves new medical marijuana regulations taxes (KTVH NBC)

// One acre greenhouse being prepped to grow medical cannabis in Maryland (Fox News Baltimore)

// A month past deadline Gov. Snyder has still not seated marijuana board to issue new licenses (Detroit Metro Times)

// In less than a week you will be able to buy marijuana until 10 p.m. in Denver (Denverite)

// Weed on a plane: How Alaska marijuana businesses carry pounds of pot on board with police blessing (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Washington’s marijuana sales bumped 79 percent on 4/20 (Seattle PI)


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Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Man denied double-lung transplant over marijuana use in Utah dies after procedure in Pennsylvania (NY Daily News)

// How Jeff Sessions Could Attack Medical Marijuana This Week (MassRoots)

// House panel adds restrictions to medical marijuana bill (Sun Sentinel)


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// Chart: Colorado marijuana sales off to strong start in 2017 (Marijuana Business Daily)

// State promises more grow site inspections (Mail Tribune)

// House approves bill to regulate medical marijuana (Bozeman Daily Chronicle)

// Massachusetts lawmakers debate tax on recreational marijuana (WWLP 22)

// Medical marijuana providers seek first chance at retail sales in Maine (Portland Press Herald)

// Mayor Hancock: Denver to review 4/20 event that left Civic Center in “disrespectful state” (Denver Post)

// 4 arrested during marijuana ‘smoke-in’ protest at U.S. Capitol (McClatchy DC)


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Monday, April 24, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, April 24, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Lawmakers mull delaying marijuana ‘social clubs’ in Maine (Portland Press Herald)

// Vermont Senate Approves Marijuana Legalization (MassRoots)

// Canadian medical marijuana grower Aphria lands CA$100M (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// MJ Freeway Receives Additional $3 Million Investment (New Cannabis Ventures)

// ‘I’m so high right meow?’ State lawmakers don’t think pot billboards should be appealing to kids (News Tribune)

// Marijuana farm next door to Yamhill County’s prized vineyards sparks legal fight (Oregon Live)

// California Studies Energy Impact Of Marijuana Farming (CBS SF BayArea)

// Iowa Legislature approves last-minute expansion of medical cannabis oil program (Des Moines Register)

// Here’s how Jeff Sessions has disrupted marijuana industry with words alone (The Cannabist)

// Trevor Noah Has a Theory on Trump and That Aircraft Carrier (New York Times)


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Friday, April 21, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, April 21, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Medicaid Can Save $1 Billion With Medical Marijuana (MassRoots)

// President Trump’s top prosecutor Jeff Sessions, is ‘obsessed’ with marijuana, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey says (Mass Live)

// Canadians trust pot producers less than banks, realtors and fast food companies: report (Global News)


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// Sparking up support: N.H. poised to expand medical marijuana laws (Concord Monitor)

// Marijuana legalization support at all-time high (CBS News)

// The DEA has lost its moral authority: Rep. Jared Polis pulls no punches in exclusive interview (The Cannabist)

// Colorado House rejects ban on cannabis use in churches, OKs medical marijuana for PTSD (The Gazette)

// Hundreds stand in line for free pot on 4/20 (WCSH 6 NBC)

// Texas regulators won’t punish teacher for getting high in Colorado (Austin American-Statesman)

// Snoop Dogg dropped in on Earl Blumenauer’s 4/20 Reddit AmA (Oregon Live)


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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 20, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, April 20, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Vermont Legal Marijuana Fight Still Alive (MassRoots)

// West Virginia Gov’s Defense of Medical Marijuana Has Us All Verklempt (Leafly)

// Burgum signs bill legalizing medical marijuana in ND (Valley News Live)


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// 8 Mainstream Marketing Campaigns That Have Embraced the 420 Crowd (Leafly)

// Weed Prices Are Really Confusing (and Not Just When You’re Stoned) (Time)

// Arizona appellate court rules on medical marijuana issues involving doctors, leases (KTAR News)

// Marijuana advocates vow to smoke pot and get arrested on steps of U.S. Capitol (Washington Post)

// U.S. Rep Polis predicts medical cannabis safeguard will get OK (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Green Organic Dutchman Raises over $28mm (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Colorado marijuana DUIs down 33 percent from first three months of last year (The Cannabist)


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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 19, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// DHS head John Kelly gave a clear signal that the Trump administration is heading for a marijuana crackdown (Business Insider)

// House, Senate Pass Competing Bills to Regulate Medical Marijuana (Sunshine State News)

// Legalization plan doesn’t include amnesty for past marijuana-convictions: Liberals (The Globe and Mail)


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// DOJ Busts New Mexico Spending Federal Money on Marijuana (MassRoots)

// GreenWave’s Matt Karnes Predicts Fully Legal Cannabis Markets In 8 New States By 2018 (Benzinga)

// CA marijuana distributor to launch ‘institute’ serving small growers (Marijuana Business Daily)

// California Cannabis Farmers Insist on Driving Their Own Trucks; Here’s Why (Leafly News)

// Smoke pot in Oregon? Your name now protected from feds (Oregon Live)

// Researchers to study potential medicinal properties of natural products, which could include cannabis (The Post Athens)

// Colorado Department Of Transportation Hiding Miniature ‘Mile 420’ Signs (Weed News)


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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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Tuesday, April 18, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// 3 Raimondo officials oppose legalizing recreational pot this session (Providence Journal)

// How Republicans and Democrats in Congress are joining forces to defeat Sessions’ war on weed (Yahoo News)

// Marijuana businesses worry about Trump but expect to prevail (CNN Money)


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// Poll: Most Americans Don’t Care Who Uses Marijuana (MassRoots)

// Chart: 4/20 holiday gives marijuana businesses more than just a bump (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Pa. Gov. Wolf: Medical Pot Is ‘Being Done the Right Way’ (NBC Philadelphia)

// Colorado lawmakers pass measure allowing counties to levy collect marijuana taxes (Denver Post)

// Drive-thru marijuana dispensary opening in Colorado on 4/20 (KTNV)

// Cannabis Companies Find More Customers That Want Less THC (Forbes)

// Who Is Tony Greenhand? A Day in the Life of the World’s Greatest Joint Roller (Leafly)

 

CORRECTION LINK: PDF of Maryland’s medical marijuana license holder’s demographic breakdown.


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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 17, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, April 17, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Kelly: Marijuana ‘not a factor’ in drug war (Politico)

// Rift opens between the Brown administration and legislators over new marijuana laws in California (LA Times)

// Provinces say they may need more time as liberals move to legalize marijuana (The Star)


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// Marijuana Goes Industrial in California (New York Times)

// Michigan chooses Florida-based company to run statewide medical marijuana ‘seed-to-sale’ tracking system (Crain’s Detroit)

// For unbanked marijuana businesses in Las Vegas, paying taxes becomes riskier (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// As questions linger, patients register for Maryland’s medical cannabis program (Baltimore Sun)

// NH1 Newsmakers: State Senate GOP leader predicts ‘we will pass’ marijuana decriminalization (NH1)

// Only blood test would be used to test for marijuana DUI in Nevada (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Justice minister on strict pot penalties: “I’m not going to apologize” (CTV News Montreal)


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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 14, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, April 14, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Canada is poised to approve a law legalizing marijuana nationwide (Washington Post)

// Colorado ends plans for pot clubs over Trump uncertainty (Associated Press)

// Three cannabis companies raise over $7 million (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Cannabis investment climate warming but big investors not writing checks (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis Stocks in Canada Drop on Thursday’s Legalization Announcement (Marijuana Industry News)

// Denver: Don’t use marijuana products made outside Colorado (Denverite)

// North Dakota legislature approves medical marijuana (KFGO)

// David Downs author of ‘The Medical Marijuana Guidebook’ hired to be The San Francisco Chronicle’s first cannabis editor (Talking New Media)

// New York Reminds Insurers to Cover Visits Resulting in MMJ Certification (Marijuana Industry News)

// Buzzkill: Medical marijuana cards still required at first post-legalization Cannabis Cup (OC Register)


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, April 13, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, April 13, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Ottawa to speed up approval process for pot producers (The Globe and Mail)

// Jeff Sessions “Surprised” by Public Backlash Over His Anti-Marijuana Stance (Merry Jane)

// Colorado cannabis sales top $126M in February 2017 amid federal uncertainty (The Cannabist)


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// Black caucus issues ‘ultimatum’ on medical marijuana (Baltimore Sun)

// Diversity and marijuana (Baltimore Sun)

// O.penVAPE Rebrands as Organa Brands and Enters Edibles Market (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Legalizing Cannabis Will Fail If Producers Can’t Brand Their Pot (Huffington Post)

// Iowa Senators eye expanded medical marijuana; Iowa Reps express doubt (The Gazette)

// These Smarties represent Missouri veteran’s meds; he would prefer medical marijuana (Kansas City Star)

// Are People Moving to Canna-Legal States Just for Weed? (Merry Jane)


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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