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Tuesday, November 22, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Disgraced New Jersey governor Chris Christie.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// ‘Are you high right now?’ – Christie blasts marijuana tax revenue as ‘blood money’ (New Jersey 101.5)

// Feds Add Marijuana Warning to Gun Application (Marijuana.com)

// New Lab Rules are Killing Oregon’s Craft-Scale Companies (Leafly)


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// Chart: Sales projections for states that legalized cannabis on Election Day vs. 2016 industry estimates (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Why a tax break for California medical marijuana patients may be short-lived (The Califnorian)

// Changes To Medical Marijuana Taxes A Possibility, Says Governor (UALR Public Radio)

// Maine nears recounts on marijuana legalization, education tax measures (Portland Press Herald)

// Veterans’ reimbursement for medical marijuana to be ‘substantially’ reduced as bill soars (Vancouver Sun)

// Largest Dutch Political Party Wants to Overhaul Cannabis Laws (Leafly)

// Medical Cannabis Oil Legalized in the Cayman Islands (Marijuana Industry News)


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Monday, November 21, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Two people sit at a brightly lit Tiki bar in Denver Colorado.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, November 21, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Bars just got nixed from seeking Denver social marijuana use permits (The Cannabist)

// Leader of Maryland’s black lawmakers outraged by medical marijuana plan (Baltimore Sun)

// WTF?! And Just When You Thought Women Were Welcome Here (Her Canna Life)


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// Post-Election Interest Overwhelms Sold-Out Las Vegas Biz Show (Leafly)

// MedMen gives MPP $1 million for advocacy efforts (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Pot sales surge in Washington state, surpass $200M in one quarter (Kiro 7)

// Opposition forms against proposed 6% tax on medical marijuana (NBC Montana)

// New Arizona medical marijuana proposal emerging for 2018 (Tucson.com)

// Will NH follow in marijuana legalization? (Seacoast Online)

// Legal or not, South Shore police chiefs say cops can’t use pot (Wicked Local Hull)


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Friday, November 18, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Senator Jeff Sessions.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, November 18, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Picks Marijuana Opponent for Attorney General (Marijuana.com)

// Federal Medical Marijuana Protections Likely Extended Into 2017 (Marijuana.com)

// A record September for Colorado’s marijuana shops (The Cannabist)


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// Time Adds Cannabis Consumption Device to Best Inventions List (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Aurora marijuana-themed mall fills vacancies, draws customers (7 News Denver)

// Jamaicans Are Extremely Eager to Open Legal Marijuana Businesses (Marijuana.com)

// Prohibition of pot use in hotel-casinos likely to continue after Question 2 (Las Vegas Sun)

// Reno will stop prosecuting low-level marijuana possession (Reno Gazette-Journal)

// Attorney John Morgan considering run for Governor? (WCTV)

// Jake Plummer auctioning off Broncos game-day experiences to raise money for CBD research (The Cannabist)


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Thursday, November 17, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A man slaps his forehead in frustration.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, November 17, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// The marijuana-initiative blunder that could cost California millions of dollars (Washington Post)

// California: Marijuana Convictions Are Being Reduced Or Overturned (Weed News)

// High Prices: The cost of medical marijuana benefits for vets has jumped 5000% in Canada (Vice News)


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// Exclusive estimates: CA will account for half of retail marijuana sales stemming from election (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canopy Growth halted five times as Canadian marijuana stocks go on wild ride (BNN)

// Maine AG: Many questions need to be answered about new marijuana law (WCSH 6 NBC)

// Medical Marijuana Supporters Claim Florida Health Department Clouding Rules (NBC 6 News Miami)

// Tennessee AG: Nashville, Memphis marijuana laws not enforceable (Tennessean)

// Postal Workers Put Marijuana at Risk of Theft By Coworkers, Audit Finds (US News & World Report)

// 2016 Cannabist Awards: Here’s who won big in our salute to marijuana industry leaders (The Cannabist)


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Wednesday, November 16, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Head Prohibitionist Kevin Sabet is going to need a new job in a few years.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// National anti-pot group SAM takes stock post-election: ‘No one’s closing up shop over here’ (The Cannabist)

// Opponents of legalized marijuana set to request recount, at cost of $500,000 (Portland Press Herald)

// Growers forced to torch moldy marijuana as record rainfall takes toll on Oregon crops (Register Guard)


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// Data Dive: Legalization No Longer a Partisan Issue, 2016 Election Data Show (Leafly)

// Potential New Top Democrat Supports Marijuana Reform (Marijuana.com)

// Clark County DA not pursuing minor marijuana possession cases post-Question 2 (KTNV ABC 13)

// Vermont Lawmakers Will Push To Legalize Pot, Against Gov. Elect Scott’s Urging (Vermont Public Radio)

// Oakland-owned public bank would serve cannabis industry (KTVU Fox 2 News)

// High-CBD products are gaining traction in pot shops and reaching beyond typical consumers, new report shows (The Cannabist)

// Colorado governor calls marijuana gray market “a clear and present danger” (Denver Post)


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Tuesday, November 15, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Denver Colorado sits before a spread of cloud kissed Rocky Mountains.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Backers declare victory after Denver’s social marijuana use measure shows wider lead in updated results (Denver Post)

// Arizonans Could Cross States Lines for Legal Marijuana, but Face Risk in Bringing It Home (Phoenix New Times)

// Marijuana business owner seeks frozen assets back (San Diego Union-Tribune)


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// Canopy Growth Sales Grow 245% as Registered Patients Now Exceed 24,400 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Few doctors sign on to recommend medical marijuana in Maryland (Baltimore Sun)

// CU study: Federal researchers are studying less potent, diverse marijuana than what’s found in Colorado (Denverite)

// Texas legislators file bills aimed at decriminalizing marijuana (Texas Tribune)

// Marijuana legalization: Just because motorist looks stoned doesn’t mean they’re impaired, Mass. judge says (Mass Live)

// LePage wants to change the way Maine citizens sponsor ballot questions (Portland Press Herald)

// Marijuana Has Taken Over Las Vegas (Weed News)


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Monday, November 14, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Horseshoe bend in Page, Arizona

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, November 14, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Is Arizona’s Legal Marijuana Measure Still Alive? (Marijuana.com)

// Marijuana opponents request recount (WCSH 6 NBC)

// Canopy Growth is Canada’s first ‘cannabis unicorn’ with $1 billion valuation (Financial Post)


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// Aphria Announces Largest Cannabis Industry Capital Raise (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Up in Smoke: The election wrecked America’s underground weed economy (Vice News)

// Several NFL owners, execs eyeing marijuana discipline changes (NFL.com)

// With Proposition 205 Off the Table, Arizonans Flock to Medical Marijuana Docs (Phoenix New Times)

// Who Grows Distributes Medical Marijuana? (Arkansas Matters)

// How quickly will recreational marijuana be available for sale in Nevada? (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Sheriff Admits He Issued a False Alarm About THC-Tainted Halloween Treats (Reason.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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Friday, November 11, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A long exposure shot of the night sky has stars tracing a circular path of light.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, November 11, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Maine voters legalize recreational use of marijuana by razor-thin margin (Portland Press Herald)

// Legal marijuana: Gov. Charlie Baker says new law should be implemented ‘briskly’ (Mass Live)

// Arkansas medical marijuana patients don’t need to worry about this guy blocking the plan (The Cannabist)


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// Congress Just Got More Marijuana Friendly (Marijuana.com)

// Here’s how long Montana medical marijuana patients will have to wait before walking into a dispensary (The Cannabist)

// ADH Outlines Process Of Establishing Infrastructure For Medical Marijuana Program (KFSM 5News)

// Mass. official wants to extend the deadline to open pot shops (Boston Globe)

// NY braces for legal marijuana in Massachusetts (Lohud)

// Anchorage pot shop Arctic Herbery faces no state action over ‘free samples’ (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Search-and-destroy missions for illegal pot falter in Oregon (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, November 10, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A lighthouse sits on the rocky Maine coast as sunlight kisses the clouds overhead on the way around to the other side of the planet.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, November 10, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Proponents of legal marijuana claim victory, but opponents suggest recount (Portland Press Herald)

// Initiative 300: Everything you need to know about Denver’s social cannabis use measure (Denver Post)

// Pueblo voters reject proposals to shut down existing marijuana businesses (The Cannabist)


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// Portland, other communities pass local marijuana taxes: Oregon election results (Oregon Live)

// Handful of businesses and individuals donate $21M for, against marijuana measures (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Only One Guy in South Florida Gave Cash to Defeat Medical Pot, and He Gave Only $25 (Miami New Times)

// NFLPA ‘actively studying’ medical marijuana use for players (NFL.com)

// Gov. Malloy Reconsidering Opposition to Legal Marijuana (Hartford Courant)

// Marijuana Company Prepares to Cross State Lines, as Legally as Possible (NY Times)

// Cannabist readership tops High Times for second consecutive month in September ’16 (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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