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Wednesday, October 12, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// 77% Of Florida Voters Support Medical Marijuana, According to Poll (WFSU News)

// Prison Food Company Funds Legal Marijuana Opposition (Marijuana.com)

// Marijuana businesses push back on Oregon’s testing rules, ask for delay (Oregon Live)


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// Axed High Times exec sues for $6M in damages (New York Post)

// U.K. Regulator Says Some Cannabis Products Count as Medicine (Time)

// Bro hug: Presidential candidate Gary Johnson forgives ex-cabinet member in pot spat (Cannabist)

// MJ Business Daily and Emerald Scientific Partner to Produce the MJBizCon Science Symposium in Las Vegas (Marijuana Investor News)

// Nevada Harvests First Industrial Hemp Crop This Week (Marijuana.com)

// United by pot, divided by policy: How Maine’s pro-marijuana forces disagree (Bangor Daily News)

// Pot pop-up offering marijuana and edibles for ‘donation’ on East Van street corner (Vancouver Sun)


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Tuesday, October 11, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Journal Poll: Pot legalization has widespread, growing support (Albuquerque Journal)

// Caesars Plans to Crack Down on Cannabis Consumption at Industry Conference in November (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Clinton Gave Thumbs Down to Legal Marijuana, Leak Shows (Marijuana.com)


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// 2 Florida papers do an about-face on Amendment 2, call for yes on medical pot (Florida Politics)

// Colorado marijuana has ‘permeated nearly all parts of Kansas’, report from Kansas AG says (Topeka Capital-Journal)

// Culinary union’s endorsement of Question 2 gives marijuana supporters a boost (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Safe Montana files complaint against magazine ads (Billings Gazette)

// Legalizing pot will take money from criminals, says travel show host Rick Steves (Mass Live)

// What has to happen before you could buy marijuana without a prescription in Maine (Bangor Daily News)

// Debate grows over when Ohio physicians can begin recommending medical marijuana (ABC News 5 Cleveland)


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Monday, October 10, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, October 10, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// The DEA spent $73,000 to eradicate marijuana plants in Utah. It didn’t find any. (Washington Post)

// Why we ignore thousands of killings in the Philippines: The victims were drug users (Washington Post)

// Marijuana tech firm MassRoots clears debt defaults, continues cost-cutting (The Cannabist)


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// Mormon Leaders Worried About Marijuana, Leaked Video Shows (Marijuana.com)

// Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan appoints new marijuana regulator (Washington Post)

// With little money or oversight, untrained volunteers set up Maryland’s medical marijuana industry (Baltimore Sun)

// Top foe of medical pot in Ohio gets 2 advisory board slots (WHIO News)

// Goldman Sachs Suggests Potential GW Pharma Acquisition Price of $349 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// The unexpected hurdles Anchorage marijuana businesses face: Parking and gardening (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Massachusetts State Court Rejects Medical Marijuana Suit (National Law Review)


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Friday, October 7, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, October 7, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Leafly Investigation: The Great Cannabis Crime Lab Frame-Up (Leafly )

// ACLU Report Finds Discrimination in Massachusetts’ Marijuana Arrests (Boston Magazine)

// The Test Results Are In: Prohibitionists Lie (Dig Boston)


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// California Attorney General Predicts Legal Marijuana Victory (Marijuana.com)

// Never come between an 81-year-old and her marijuana plant (Boston Globe)

// Police pulling packages from mail fails ‘sniff test’ of Oregon Supreme Court (Oregon Live)

// Snoop Dogg helps lead Canadian marijuana shares higher (Globe and Mail)

// Arizona awards 31 new dispensary licenses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// O.penVAPE Offering CBD Cartridges with Flavors of Popular Cannabis Strains Globally (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Millions flowing into Maine to influence referendum results in November (Portland Press Herald)


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Thursday, October 6, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, October 6, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Next UN Head Oversaw Portugal’s Drug Decriminalization (Marijuana.com)

// How medical marijuana could help boomers get the most out of retirement (Washington Post)

// MLSE gets assist from U.S. government in marijuana fight with Snoop Dogg (TSN)


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// Selling marijuana to cancer patients may land Danish couple in jail for 10 yrs (Russia Today)

// Treasurer Deb Goldberg says proposed tax rate for legal marijuana in Massachusetts is too low (Mass Live)

// Is Cannabis Safe to Use During Pregnancy? New Study Clarifies Risks (Leafly)

// Millions spent on television ads touting initiative to legalize recreational marijuana use (LA Times)

// Developer may boost stake in Colorado marijuana chain (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Illinois marijuana sales top $20M since program began (CT Post)

// Welcome to peak pumpkin spice: Pumpkin spice edibles are here (Mic)


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Wednesday, October 5, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Maryland lawmakers to pot regulators: No licenses without diverse industry (Washington Post)

// Marijuana VC company subject of fraud investigation (Business Den)

// The Marijuana Election Ad War Begins (Marijuana.com)


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// State lawmaker explains drug purchases after report (WMUR)

// California marijuana legalization faces unlikely foe: growers (Reuters)

// Anchorage assembly OKs city’s first retail marijuana shop (KTUU 2 NBC)

// Nevada veterans launch Mainstream Marijuana Association to promote access (My 4 News NBC)

// Maine Voices: ACLU endorses ‘yes’ vote on legalizing, regulating, taxing marijuana (Portland Press Herald)

// Viceland TV to air episode of “Weediquette” filmed entirely in Maine (Bangor Daily News)

// Memphis council OKs decriminalizing pot in some cases (The Commercial Appeal)


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Tuesday, October 4, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Medical Cannabis Will Be on Future Oklahoma Ballot (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Drug Czar Admits Feds Blocked Marijuana Research (Marijuana.com)

// Damian Marley Is Converting a California Prison into a Pot Farm: Exclusive (Billboard)


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// Chart: Latest California Marijuana Market Data – $845M in Annual Sales, 2,756 Dispensaries (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Top lobbyist represents winner of controversial medical marijuana license (Baltimore Sun)

// Anti-marijuana proposition campaign builds war chest (Your West Valley)

// AZ marijuana groups launch dueling ad campaigns; spar over edible marijuana, donations (ABC 15 Arizona)

// Survey: Doctors’ political views may affect patient care (The Gazette)

// CT legalizes medical marijuana for minors (Yale Daily News)

// Utahns Overwhelmingly Support Legalizing Medical Marijuana, Oppose Recreational Use (Utah Policy)


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Monday, October 3, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, October 3, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Recreational Marijuana Shops Licensed In Oregon, Now Set To Open (Oregon Public Broadcasting)

// New Mexico Weighs Legal Marijuana in Special Session (Marijuana.com)

// Raid! National Guard, State Police descend on 81-year-old’s property to seize single pot plant (Daily Hampshire Gazette)


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// Cop Spends 2 Months Working Undercover At Burger King, Nets 5 Grams Of Weed (Huffington Post)

// Pete Davidson: ‘I wouldn’t be able to perform on SNL if I couldn’t smoke weed! (High Times)

// State senator spends $100K for ‘No on 2’ ad (NBC 2 News)

// Pro-medical marijuana group gets $1 million boost (Orlando Weekly)

// Marijuana centre opens for veterans suffering PTSD (Edmonton Journal)

// ‘Yes on 4’ to launch first TV ad on marijuana legalization (Boston Globe)

// AG: Former state rep sold marijuana to other lawmakers (WMUR 9 ABC)


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Friday, September 30, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, September 30, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Republican Congressional Candidates Back Marijuana Reform (Marijuana.com)

// High Hopes Dashed for Pot Amendment That Passed House and Senate (U.S. News & World Report)

// When are marijuana users dangerous drivers? Gov. Brown approves study to find out (LA Times)


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// Denver police need more room money to store seized marijuana since legalization (The Denver Post)

// Oregon Cannabis Market Off to a Good Start; Concentrates and Edibles Made a Big Splash in June (Marijuana Industry News)

// Tweed Co-Founder Chuck Rifici Rescues Aeroponics Technology Company (New Cannabis Ventures)

// ‘We don’t exactly know what to do with it’: Marijuana tourism still confounds legalized states (The Cannabist)

// University of New Mexico Launches Medical Cannabis Research Fund (Marijuana Industry News)

// Hawaii medical marijuana dispensary prepares to open in Maui early 2017 (The Cannabist)

// THIS WEEKEND – World’s First Athletics and Cannabis Series Heads to Boulder, Colorado (Marijuana Industry News)


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Thursday, September 29, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, September 29, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Chelsea Clinton ‘misspoke’ on marijuana risks, spokeswoman says (Washington Post)

// Virginia Gov Supports Medical Marijuana But Isn’t Hopeful (Marijuana.com)

// ‘It’s a disaster’: Oregon marijuana businesses push back against Oct. 1 regulation changes (The Cannabist)


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// Berkeley’s Amoeba Music granted license to sell marijuana (Fact Mag)

// WBZ-UMass Poll: Voters Favor Legal Recreational Marijuana, But Have Reservations (CBS Boston)

// Arizona DES director sends anti-marijuana email to employees (AZ Central)

// 2 arrested in MCSO investigation of marijuana operation (AZ Central)

// Feds launch major raid on illegal marijuana operations in southeast Colorado (The Cannabist)

// SafeMontana files complaint against medical marijuana initiative campaign (KTVA 2 News)

// Conor McGregor Spent Last Night Smoking Joints In New York City (UpRoxx)


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