Author Archive | Shea Gunther

Friday, April 28, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, April 28, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Update: After meeting with Sessions, Colorado gov thinks AG unlikely to crack down on marijuana (Cannabist)

// Colorado Rep. Ed Perlmutter introduces bill to allow pot shops to bank (Denverite)

// Maryland Governor Orders Disparity Study on State’s MMJ Program (Marijuana Industry News)


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// Justice Department Sends Reminder On Marijuana Bankruptcy Cases (MassRoots)

// Trump, the Business, Is Hosting a Cannabis Real Estate Seminar (Leafly)

// Disney World Officially Bans Marijuana (Marijuana.com)

// U.S. Postal Service says no to marijuana tax payment in Alaska (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Vermont House Panel OKs Bill to Expand Medical Marijuana (VN Valley News)

// Legal Weed’s No. 1 Warrior Puts Down His Pipe (Daily Beast)

// Rep. Brad Sherman Worried North Korea Could Smuggle Nuke In ‘Bale Of Marijuana’ (Huffington Post)


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Thursday, April 27, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, April 27, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Colorado May Bar Cops From Helping With Marijuana Crackdown (US News & World Report)

// Canopy Growth Corp. to implement new pesticide-testing regime for cannabis (The Globe and Mail)

// Nevada pushes ahead with marijuana clubs (Las Vegas Review-Journal)


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// MJ Freeway Reports Cannabis Retail Sales for April 20 “4/20” Holiday Exceeded $45M (Yahoo Finance)

// Massachusetts House bans marijuana purchases with public assistance (Metro Boston)

// New York’s marijuana lobbying dollars top $2 million by applicants (Lohud)

// Marijuana decriminalized but still triggers gun felony (Delaware Online)

// PA gets hundreds of applications for medical cannabis licenses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// International org takes on creating safety and other standards for cannabis industry (The Cannabist)

// NYPD Says Call 911 To Report Marijuana Use (MassRoots)


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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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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 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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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 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.


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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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)


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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