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Thursday, January 19, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A tall white crane sits in front of a fishing pole leaning against a railing as if it were fishing.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, January 19, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Proposed medical marijuana rules released by Florida officials (Sun Sentinel)

// MJ Freeway still working on fixes, damage control as reputation takes hit (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Gov floats pot tax hike to bridge school funding gap in Colorado (The Cannabist)


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// Committee continues work on marijuana bill as legalization date looms (Portland Press Herald)

// Cannabis industry latest to be tangled in Anchorage permitting code (Alaska Journal of Commerce)

// Adult-Use Bill Filed in New Mexico (Ganjapreneur)

// Applications for medical marijuana licenses open (Pacific Daily News)

// Vermont to Initiate Hemp Testing Pilot Program (VT Digger)

// Gaming industry to marijuana: You’re not welcome on Las Vegas Strip (The Nevada Independent)

// Over 100,000 Demand DEA Stop Disseminating False Information About Medical Marijuana (Marijuana Industry News)


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Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A rack of marijuana clones sit under long bulb fluorescent lights.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Arkansas House approves bill delaying medical marijuana (Times Record)

// North Americans Spent $53.3 Billion On Marijuana Last Year Most Of It Illegally (Huffington Post)

// Two of Washington’s largest recreational marijuana chains on the selling block (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Indiana Bills Would Legalize Medical Marijuana; Foundation to Nullify Federal Prohibition (Tenth Amendment Center)

// Dozens attend hearing on extending legal pot moratorium (News Times)

// Pot industry groups rush to make their names known in Maine (Bangor Daily News)

// Sandoval to add 10% tax on retail marijuana to help pay for programs in $8.1B budget (Las Vegas Review Journal)

// Report: $740K in sales for NH medical marijuana businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Sheriff’s Department Posts Pics of Weed Bust on FB – Gets Instantly Destroyed (The Anti Media)

// As Pot Prices Plunge Growers Scramble to Cut Their Costs (Bloomberg)


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Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A nighttime shot of three lanes of stopped freeway traffic from a driver's point of view.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// MJ Freeway Continues to Restore Service After Outage (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Aphria Approves $137mm Expansion Project (New Cannabis Ventures)

// North Dakota lawmakers want more time on medical pot rules (CT Post)


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// Marijuana interest driving real estate deals (Portland Press Herald)

// CA wine, cannabis industry officials to meet in joint symposium (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Number of state registered medical cannabis patients growing (Albany Herald)

// Chart: Similar support levels for marijuana, Trump in red states that voted on cannabis measures (Marijuana Business Daily)

// American Legion Of Indiana Wants Medical Marijuana Legalized (Indiana Public Radio)

// State Bill Would Create THC Limit for Stoned Drivers, but Scientists Say It’s Useless (Miami New Times)

// Let Denver’s pot shops stay up late, too (Denver Post)


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Monday, January 16, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A blue sign says

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, January 16, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

Above: President Lyndon Johnson shakes hands with the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., after handing him one of the pens used in signing the Civil Rights Act of July 2, 1964 at the White House in Washington.

Source: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, NYWT&S Collection, [reproduction number, e.g., LC-USZ62-111157]


No headlines today in commemoration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Get out there and do something good for the world today. Back with news tomorrow.


 


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Friday, January 13, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Clouds sit atop the Rocky Mountains as they frame the back of a slice of the Denver sky line at sunrise.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, January 13, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Colorado Municipal League plans bill that could cripple cannabis use in Denver businesses (Denverite)

// Marijuana Eases Pain, But Jury’s Out On Other Health Benefits, Scientists Say (Huffington Post)

// Trump’s Veterans Affairs Pick Open To Medical Marijuana (Marijuana.com)


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// Colorado governor: ‘The state of our state is strong’ (Pueblo Chieftain)

// Gov. Cuomo says pot possession shouldn’t land New Yorkers in jail as he wraps up State of the State tour (NY Daily News)

// Legislator files hemp bill to give crop a chance in Alaska (KTUU 2 NBC)

// High Times magazine is leaving New York for Los Angeles (Crain’s)

// CannaKorp Raises $4.1 Million in Series A Round (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Cannabist Show: Her creative canna-business crosses state lines; He’s consulting on Louisiana’s MMJ program (Cannabist)

// Montreal’s Cannabis Culture stores to reopen Friday – without the pot (CBC Radio)


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Thursday, January 12, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, January 12, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana backers vow to fight new bid to delay retail pot sales in Maine (Portland Press Herald)

// Ark. lawmakers endorse delay on medical marijuana launch (THV 11 CBS)

// Colorado marijuana sales top $106 million in November (Cannabist)


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// Lawmakers consider reducing home-grown pot allowance (Metro)

// Rhode Island lawmakers push to legalize marijuana, following Massachusetts (CNBC)

// Bill proposed to make selling marijuana legal in DC (Fox 5 DC)

// Governor supports $900K loan to start marijuana program (Reno Gazette-Journal)

// Medical Cannabis Home Delivery Coming to New York City (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Gov. Brown’s budget includes $52.2 million for marijuana regulation under new system (LA Times)

// Survey: Majority of Police Think Marijuana Laws Need to Be Relaxed (Marijuana Industry News)


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Wednesday, January 11, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Senator Jeff Sessions stands with his hand over heart.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// AG pick Sessions ‘won’t commit to never enforcing’ U.S. law on MMJ (Marijuana Business Daily)

// California firm acquiring Bloomfield Industries in medical marijuana shakeup (Politico)

// Lawmaker scrutinized over medical marijuana ties removed from key panel (Washington Post)


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// Air Force Loosens Marijuana Restrictions (Marijuana.com)

// New Hampshire Bills Would Expand Medical Marijuana Program, Further Nullify Federal Prohibition (Tenth Amendment Center)

// Two New CBD Bills Introduced in Indiana Legislature (Marijuana.com)

// Gov. Rick Snyder signs bill to let landlords bar marijuana in rentals (Detroit Free Press)

// Chart: Sharp rise in Minnesota medical marijuana patients buoys businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ark. Medical Marijuana Commission sets number of state dispensaries at 32 (KATV ABC 7)

// Man arrested in ‘HOLLYWeeD’ prank. Here’s what Tommy Chong says about it (The Cannabist)


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Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Traffic sits at a dead standstill.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// MJ Freeway: Full recovery from software outage could take weeks (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Guam Governor Crafting Legal Marijuana Legislation (Marijuana.com)

// D.C. Mayor Says City Won’t Target People Who Smoke Joints At Trump’s Inauguration (Civilized)


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// Vermont legislative committee to ponder state marijuana laws (CBS 6 Albany)

// S.C. lawmakers to introduce medical cannabis bill Tuesday (WBTW 13 CBS)

// Oregon legislators may take aim at medical cannabis regulator (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Proposal extends options on medical marijuana in N.M. (Sante Fe New Mexican)

// OLCC Approves More than 760 Recreational Marijuana Licenses (Marijuana Industry News)

// Social marijuana use committee includes supporters opponents and neighborhood advocates (Denver Post)

// Bill Walton Caught Ranting About Marijuana During Commercial Break (Weed Horn)


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Monday, January 9, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A big NO sign up on a wall.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, January 9, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana advocates mobilizing in advance of Sessions confirmation hearing (Cannabist)

// First Marijuana Bill Already Introduced In New Congress (Marijuana.com)

// Alleged ‘attack’ takes down MJ Freeway’s software, causing chaos for marijuana retailers (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Indiana Senator Karen Tallian Submits Medical Marijuana Bill (Merry Jane)

// Mississippi Bill Would Legalize Medical Marijuana, Foundation to Nullify Federal Prohibition (Tenth Amendment Center)

// A hemp haven? Overlooked provision in Prop 64 may have a big impact in California (San Diego Tribune)

// Health insurers won’t cover medical marijuana in North Dakota (Daily Globe)

// New website reveals state’s secret list of NY medical marijuana doctors (New York Upstate)

// Exclusive: Rutgers athletics’ new drug policy eases penalties for marijuana (NJ.com)

// The ‘immaculate conception’ problem: Maryland medical marijuana growers must break law to grow plants (Baltimore Sun)


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Friday, January 6, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Two marijuana buds just hanging out on a table.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, January 6, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Connecticut Could Be Next To Legalize Marijuana (Marijuana.com)

// Colorado’s marijuana czar and fellow top regulator make leap into consulting (Cannabist)

// Cannabis Industry Raised $1 Billion in 2016 (SF Gate)


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// Judge: Insurance company must pay for medical marijuana for injured N.J. worker (Philly.com)

// State awards first medical marijuana cultivation licenses (Providence Journal)

// Bill allowing landlords to ban medical marijuana smoking officially on Snyder’s desk (Michigan Radio)

// Wisconsin Republicans Reach Deal on Bill to Allow Out-of-State CBD Oil (Leafly)

// California’s new attorney general gearing up to defend legal weed, other policies (Cannabist)

// Arkansas Latest Marijuana State To Deny Small Business Opportunity (Weed News)

// Legal weed is hard to come by in Alaska (Alaska Dispatch News)


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