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Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// California Officially Calls On Feds To Reclassify Marijuana (Forbes)

// University of Maryland pharmacy school cancels plans to train medical marijuana workers (Baltimore Sun)

// Chart: More growers lower wholesale prices in Colorado’s recreational marijuana market (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Hundreds show up to turn in medical marijuana applications on final day (THV 11)

// South Carolina extends deadline for prospective hemp growers (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Denver Vape and Play Hopes to Be Denver’s First Pot Lounge (Westword)

// DHHR: WV medical marijuana law will need $2 million in upfront costs (Charleston Gazette-Mail)

// Meet Massachusetts’s Pro-Legalization Marijuana Regulator (Forbes)

// 5 Ways to Avoid Cannabis Stock Investment Scams (Leafly)

// California Cannabis Data Highlights Demand for Infused Pre-Rolls and Vape Pens (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Monday, September 18, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, September 18, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Nevada Supreme Court issues injunction barring state from issuing marijuana distribution licenses to anyone other than liquor wholesalers (Nevada Independent)

// A Canadian Province Just Announced a 5 Million Gram Marijuana Deal With A Licensed Producer (Civilized)

// California bill to ban marijuana edibles in shape of gummy bears moves forward (KTVU)


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// Calif. marijuana services firm sets up shop in Boston, joins Chamber of Commerce (Boston Globe)

// What N.J. thinks of hiking minimum wage legalizing pot (New Jersey.com)

// Poll says Ontarians are high on government control of marijuana retailing (Toronto Star)

// The marijuana war has gone local and pot advocates are losing – badly (Boston Globe)

// UMass researchers studying marijuana use in Massachusetts before retail stores open (Mass Live)

// Law Would Limit Ingredient Used to Make CBD, Dabs (LA Weekly)

// Colorado official endorses Canada’s delayed approach on legalizing marijuana edibles (National Post)


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Friday, September 15, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, September 15, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Eaze is moving into recreational marijuana delivery with $27 million in new funding (Tech Crunch)

// Washington state considering recreational marijuana home grows (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Justice Department No. 2 Weighs In On Marijuana Legalization (Forbes)


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// How did Florida’s medical marijuana supply fare during Hurricane Irma? (Miami Herald)

// Special session in the works to fix error in hospital provider fee bill (Colorado Politics)

// Uruguay setting up dedicated cannabis dispensaries after banks scare off pharmacies (Cannabist)

// Arizona DCS to Medical-Marijuana Patients: We Don’t Want You as a Foster Parent (Phoenix New Times)

// Policy to ban marijuana for Little Rock airport staff (Arkansas Online)

// Canada’s producers stockpiling cannabis ahead of legalization (Marijuana Business Daily)

// NDP pushes for agreement with U.S. to prevent lifetime travel bans once pot is legal (National Post)


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Thursday, September 14, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, September 14, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// GOP Sen. Orrin Hatch Pushes Medical Marijuana As Opioid Alternative (Forbes)

// Canopy Growth signs deal to supply Australian company with medical cannabis (CTV News)

// Andrew Freedman on Legalization and His Time as Colorado’s Marijuana Czar (Westword)


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// New pot law goes into effect Saturday (Eagle Tribune)

// Oregon pot regulators announce moves to tame illegal market (Portland Business Journal)

// ‘So many things can go awry’ with Michigan’s medical marijuana plan (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Funding gap now an issue for Mass. marijuana control commission (Telegram)

// Bill Montgomery’s Quixotic Crusade Against Medical Marijuana Quashed Again (Phoenix New Times)

// It Appears You Can Officially Get High at Food Festivals Now (LA Weekly)

// Newly Launched Website Will Host In-Depth Financial Reporting on Marijuana Industry (Civilized)


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Wednesday, September 13, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Michigan to dispensaries: close by Dec. 15 or risk not getting a license (Michigan Radio (AP))

// Cannabis Jobs Count: Legal Marijuana Supports 149,304 Americans (Leafly)

// Milestone for Colorado marijuana: $100M in monthly recreational sales (Cannabist)


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// British Columbia premier eyes role for private cannabis retailers (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis grows – legal or not – are far from business as usual for electric co’s (Cannabist)

// Brown Signs Legislation To Ban Using Pot While Driving Or Riding In Car (CBS Los Angeles)

// Denver $2B budget plan uses marijuana money for transportation, community projects (Cannabist)

// Draft bill would tax Maine recreational pot sales at 20% (Portland Press Herald)

// REI Exec Says Entering Marijuana Industry Discussed But Company Says It Wants No Part Of It (Forbes)

// Sandoval against Nevada marijuana lounges (Las Vegas Review Journal)


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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Legislature’s lawyers: Marijuana consumption lounges don’t run afoul of Nevada law (Nevada Independent)

// Senators Want Feds To Make Sure Dispensary Marijuana Is Safe (Forbes)

// Proposed Cannabis Dispensary Shutdown Would Effect 2/3 Of Michigan Patients (Weed News)


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// All the Cannabis Legalization Measures in Play Right Now (Leafly)

// Massachusetts pot board to meet for 1st time discuss hiring (CT Post)

// Colorado marijuana firm secures $10 million for massive Massachusetts facility (Mass Live)

// MassRoots And CannaRegs: Does The $12 Million Acquisition Make Sense? (Bengzinga)

// Charities Are Refusing Contributions From Cannabis Companies Despite Legalization (Merry Jane)

// ‘I’m Two For Two’: Judge Drops Case Against Weed Advocate Who Toked On Capitol Hill (DCist)

// Chart: 19% of cannabis businesses are owned or were founded by racial minorities (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Monday, September 11, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, September 11, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Rohrabacher-Blumenauer medical marijuana protections extended by debt limit deal (Cannabist)

// The Ontario Proposition: Details and Feedback from the Scene (Leafly)

// Future of Michigan medical marijuana dispensaries in the hands of licensing board (Detroit Free Press)


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// Legal Marijuana Is Almost Here. If Only Pot Farmers Were on Board. (New York Times)

// Insights: How Republicans went to pot in Colorado (Gazette)

// Going into its fourth harvest, industrial hemp industry still facing growing pains (Denver Post)

// Leafly Launches ‘The Roll-Up,’ a Podcast That Makes News Less Newsy (Leafly)

// Startup buzzkill: California bans drone delivery services of legalized pot (ARS Technica)

// Hundreds of Unlicensed Marijuana Delivery Services Spark Controversy in San Diego (NBC San Diego)

// President Trump’s claim that a wall will ‘stop much of the drugs from pouring into this country’ (Washington Post)


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Friday, September 8, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, September 8, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Roger Stone says he’s suing organizers of cannabis forum for dropping him as keynote speaker (Mic )

// Auditor General DePasquale: Legalize marijuana in Pa. to boost revenues and create jobs (Philly.com)

// Canada’s top marijuana producer to double production (Reuters)


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// Teen marijuana use falls to 20-year low, defying legalization opponents’ predictions (Washington Post)

// Regional effort to draft recreational marijuana guidelines on hold pending state regulations (Mass Live)

// California lawmakers propose allowing marijuana growers and sellers to work alongside each other (Los Angeles Times)

// Legalize pot and gambling to fund Kentucky’s pensions? ‘Not going to happen,’ Bevin says (Courier-Journal)

// L.A. Leader Wants Affirmative Action Plan for Marijuana Business Licenses (LA Weekly)

// Maine marijuana activist detained at border denied entry to Canada (Portland Press Herald)

// Critics Say Anti-Pot Lawmakers Use ‘Dirty Legislative Tricks’ To Interfere With Legalization (Daily Caller)


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Thursday, September 7, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, September 7, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// House GOP Blocks State Medical Cannabis Protections For Now (Weed News)

// Roger Stone pulled as cannabis conference’s keynote speaker (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis Control Commission Chairman Steven Hoffman confident marijuana shops will open on time (Mass Live)


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// Canadian cannabis producer to build $30M production operation in Portugal (CTV News)

// First Cannabis Ad Runs on CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC (Leafly)

// Manhattan DA lightens marijuana penalties in new policy (Politico)

// Brooklyn DA’s Pledge to Reduce Marijuana Prosecutions Makes Little Difference (WNYC)

// Scott: Legal pot two years away (Rutland Herald)

// How Insiders Secretly Pocketed $3 Million from Sunset Island Group (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Washington state broker aims to sell bundle of 12 marijuana retailers for up to $70M (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Wednesday, September 6, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana activist and lawyer Shaleen Title was just named to the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Shaleen Title On The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission Is A VERY Big Deal (Weed News)

// Trump’s new drug czar nominee once said drug users belong in a ‘hospital-slash-prison’ (Vox)

// How legalization caused the price of marijuana to collapse (Washington Post)


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// Chart: Minorities occupy 17% of executive positions in marijuana industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Legal recreational marijuana likely to be in short supply, experts say (Mass Live)

// Oregon’s legalization quickly cut Washington border pot sales (Around the O)

// Major roadblock to medical marijuana in Ohio solved? College steps up to test cannabis (Cincinnati.com)

// Rep. Allen Peake Pledges to Continue Medical Marijuana Fight (Flag Pole)

// Maricann Revises Annual Sales Forecast to $4.3mm After Windstorm (New Cannabis Ventures)

// California is about to open its first legal cannabis shops, and it’s posing a huge problem for local pot farms (Independent)


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