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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)


These headlines are brought to you by the good folks over at the Gateway Cannabis Incubator, who are sponsoring Marijuana Today Daily all week as we head out to Vegas for the big Marijuana Business Daily conference! Gateway just launched their second cohort of cannabis-focused startups with nine new exciting companies. Learn more about Gateway and their gaggle of ambitious and passionate cannabis entrepreneurs at gtwy.co.


// 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)


These headlines are brought to you by The Rosebud Group, who are hosting the Arcview Jim Belushi After-Party on Tuesday, November 15th at the House of Blues in Las Vegas. The show runs from 7:30PM – 11PM and will feature a performance by Jim Belushi and The Sacred Hearts Band. This is an event not to be missed! If you’re going to be in Vegas at the big show, you need to be at this! Check out details and buy your ticket on Facebook today!


// 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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Tuesday, November 8, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Business Daily's chart of the week showing support for various marijuana ballot initiatives

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Chart: Polls for marijuana measures tight heading into Election Day (Marijuana Business Daily)

// NYSE Approves Listing of First Cannabis REIT (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Canadian Ag. Company Plans Acquisition of FL Greenhouse for Medical Cannabis Production (Ganjapreneur)


These headlines are brought to you by The Rosebud Group, who are hosting the Arcview Jim Belushi After-Party on Tuesday, November 15th at the House of Blues in Las Vegas. The show runs from 7:30PM – 11PM and will feature a performance by Jim Belushi and The Sacred Hearts Band. This is an event not to be missed! If you’re going to be in Vegas at the big show, you need to be at this! Check out details and buy your ticket on Facebook today!


// Did Pollsters Ignore North Dakota’s Medical Marijuana Initiative? (Marijuana.com)

// Here’s why pot growers are paying millions for old greenhouses in the Salinas Valley (LA Times)

// Marijuana odor from north Boulder grow irks neighbors, draws $14,000 in fines (Daily Camera)

// Half of medical pot dispensed in Minnesota is prescribed to ease pain (Star Tribune)

// Kettleman’s Bagels contemplating a marijuana bagel (Ottawa Metro News)

// Scotts Miracle-Gro wants to be the country’s main provider of pesticides for pot (Columbus Business Journal)

// Live Election Day updates on MJ measures start at 3 p.m. EST (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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Monday, November 7, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

President Obama speaks at a podium at a political rally.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, November 7, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Obama: Federal Prohibition Not ‘Tenable’ After State Marijuana Votes (Marijuana.com)

// Arkansas court: Ruling stands on medical marijuana Issue 7, votes won’t be counted (The Cannabist)

// Nancy Pelosi will vote to legalize pot in California (LA Times)


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// Privateer Holdings Closes $40 Million in Convertible Note Financing (Business Wire)

// Scotts Miracle-Gro in talks with EPA about marijuana pesticides (The Cannabist)

// Humboldt County donates little to Proposition 64 campaigns (Eureka Times-Standard)

// Sheldon Adelson gave $1.35 million more to campaign opposing recreational marijuana in Nevada (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Marijuana Price Falls to Yearly Low of $1,393 a Pound (24/7 Wall Street)

// Oregon Health Authority: Hundreds of customers bought pesticide-tainted pot (KVAL 13 CBS)

// Md. regulators hope to prune long list of marijuana dispensary applicants by Nov. 21 (Washington Post)

// How a Cuban Exile Became One of America’s Oldest Pot Prisoners (NBC News)


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, November 4, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The U.S. Capitol Building lit up at night.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, November 4, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Non-D.C. Medical Marijuana Patients Can Now Buy From D.C. Dispensaries (Weed News)

// Michigan MMJ program criticized for doctor certifications (Marijuana Business Daily)

// In Fairbanks, next wave of marijuana shops struggles to keep up with demand (Alaska Dispatch News)


These headlines are brought to you by The Rosebud Group, who are hosting the Arcview Jim Belushi After-Party on Tuesday, November 15th at the House of Blues in Las Vegas. The show runs from 7:30PM – 11PM and will feature a performance by Jim Belushi and The Sacred Hearts Band. This is an event not to be missed! If you’re going to be in Vegas at the big show, you need to be at this! Check out details and buy your ticket on Facebook today!


// Santa Claus Endorses Marijuana After North Pole Votes to Ban Sales (NBC 4 New York)

// Ex-Jet Marvin Washington wants minorities to have a seat at the table in the legal marijuana industry (NY Daily News)

// North Dakota Medical Marijuana Supporters Make Last-Minute Plea to Voters (Leafly)

// Arizona Chamber puts another $575K against Prop. 205 as businesses make final push to defeat legal marijuana (Phoenix Business Journal)

// Mysterious After-Hours Shootings Target Amsterdam’s Coffeeshops (Leafly)

// One Year Later: Illinois medical marijuana patient numbers lower than expected (KTVO news)

// Study Finds Colorado Cannabis Shops Not Selling to Minors (Leafly)


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, November 3, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Cameras catch armed police storm MedWest in a military-style raid.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, November 3, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// San Diego Police Seize Family’s Bank Accounts Because the Dad Ran a Medical Marijuana Business (Reason.com)

// U.S. Military May Lift Restriction on Past Marijuana Use (Merry Jane)

// 4000+ medical marijuana patients off state registry after new rules take effect (KTVH NBC)


These headlines are brought to you by The Rosebud Group, who are hosting the Arcview Jim Belushi After-Party on Tuesday, November 15th at the House of Blues in Las Vegas. The show runs from 7:30PM – 11PM and will feature a performance by Jim Belushi and The Sacred Hearts Band. This is an event not to be missed! If you’re going to be in Vegas at the big show, you need to be at this! Check out details and buy your ticket on Facebook today!


// Poll shows narrow split among voters over Arkansas medical marijuana Issue 6 (The Cannabist)

// ESPN Survey: 2/3 of NFL Players Say Cannabis Would Cut Painkiller Use (Leafly)

// David Wells Beats Painkillers With CBD Advocates Athletes’ Use: ThePostGame Exclusive (The Post Game)

// Ohio Announces Draft Rules for Medical Marijuana Cultivators (Marijuana Industry News)

// You Won’t Believe Australia’s Security Rules for Medical Cannabis (Leafly)

// Report: Marijuana sales to quadruple after election (The Hill)

// Illinois Sheriff Passes Off Japanese Candy As Marijuana-Infused Halloween Treat (Reason.com)


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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Wednesday, November 2, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The letters 'WIN' on a brick wall.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// California dispensary ruling ‘great’ for marijuana industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// MassRoots Raises $250,000 for Marijuana Campaigns and Non-Profits Nationwide, Begins Get-Out-The-Vote Drive in 9 States (Marijuana Industry News)

// Unlawful ‘free samples’ postpone Anchorage’s first pot shop (Alaska Public)


These headlines are brought to you by The Rosebud Group, who are hosting the Arcview Jim Belushi After-Party on Tuesday, November 15th at the House of Blues in Las Vegas. The show runs from 7:30PM – 11PM and will feature a performance by Jim Belushi and The Sacred Hearts Band. This is an event not to be missed! If you’re going to be in Vegas at the big show, you need to be at this! Check out details and buy your ticket on Facebook today!


// Ohio medical marijuana grow licenses would be capped at 18, cost $200,000 (Cleveland.com)

// Molson Coors thinking ‘very carefully’ about legalization of marijuana (Times Colonist)

// Cannabis Industry Leaders Respond to 60 Minutes Report on Colorado Legal Marijuana Industry (PR Newswire)

// Signal Bay Makes First Cannabis Testing Lab Purchase in California (Econo Times)

// ‘The Losses Are Deceiving’: MinnMed CEO Talks Concerns Over Medical Pot Program (CBS Minnesota)

// TV anchor with MS leaving Fox 2 to join medical marijuana fight (Detroit Free Press)

// Marijuana Business Accelerator Canopy Accepting Applications For Spring 2017 Class (Broadway World)


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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