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Friday, December 9, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

An FDA building in Maryland.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, December 9, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

(Apologies for the mixup this morning. I accidentally uploaded yesterday’s file for today. That mistake has been fix. Sorry for the mistake -Shea)

// Marijuana Legalization Activist Could Lead Trumps FDA (Marijuana.com)

// Activists Roll Joint, Offer Free Pot at Jeff Sessions Office as Threats Swirl to Legalization Framework (US News & World Report)

// DEA: ‘media attention’ is making it tough to put people in jail for marijuana (NOLA)

 


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// Implementing the New Oregon Cannabis Rules Has Been Bad for Business (BDS Analytics)

// Oregon marijuana ads flourish on Craigslist (Statesman Journal)

// Arkansas governor announces Medical Marijuana Commission appointments (KATV 7 ABC)

// Report: Colorado poised to top 3000 MJ business licenses in 2017 (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Multinational firm with roots in Canada makes moves into Colorado cannabis (The Cannabist)

// New York to Allow Medical Marijuana Wholesaling (Marijuana Industry News)

// Pardons offered to some Vermonters with marijuana possession convictions (MyNBC 5 News)


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Thursday, December 8, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

U.S. Marine Corps Gen. John F. Kelly Commander of U.S. Southern Command speaks to the Corps of Cadets at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, December 8, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Homeland Security Pick Opposes Legal Marijuana (Marijuana.com)

// Judge clears the way for Montana medical-marijuana patients to get new providers (KTVQ 2 )

// Colorado Planning Crackdown on Homegrown Cannabis (Leafly)


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// Marijuana legalization opponents criticized for coming up short on volunteers at start of recount (Portland Press Herald)

// New Market: Smooth rollout expected for Arkansas MMJ industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Anchorage marijuana shop first to complete final inspections; sets opening date (KTUU 2 )

// Head of Alaska’s Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office to step down (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Leamington grower Aphria has huge multimillion-dollar recreational pot plans (Windsor Star)

// Toronto Board of Health Wants Canada’s Pharmacies to Sell MMJ (Marijuana Industry News)

// NEW REPORT: Arizona Marijuana Sales to Top $681 Million by 2020 Despite Failure of Prop. 205 (Marijuana Industry News)


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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

An old-timey cash register shows $8 due.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Prop. 64: Legalized marijuana may generate less tax than planned (Mercury News)

// This state could account for 14 percent of the U.S. medical marijuana market by 2020 (Cannabist)

// ASA Files Petition with DOJ Demanding DEA Correct Misinformation About Cannabis (Marijuana Industry News)


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// Floridians Not Deterred by Politicians’ Criticisms Over Amendment 2, Study Shows (Sunshine State News)

// Grand Rapids, Michigan Just Raided Every Dispensary in Town (Leafly)

// Alaska adult-use cannabis market on track, despite supply hiccups (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Anchorage Assembly OKs pot shop license after owner pays fine (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Names of owners, investors of R.I. marijuana cultivation companies made public (Providence Journal)

// Nevada lawmakers look to Oregon for pot blueprint (News 3 Las Vegas NBC)

// Knicks’ Phil Jackson says he smoked marijuana when recovering from back surgery (CBS Sports)


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Tuesday, December 6, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A brick wall.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Congressional Republicans Vow To Block Marijuana Amendments (Marijuana.com)

// Baby Boomers the fastest-growing marijuana users (Consumer Affairs)

// Canopy Growth Raises $60mm and Engages U.S. Investment Bank Cowen and Company (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Ballot by ballot, recount of marijuana legalization vote begins in Augusta (Portland Press Herald)

// Chart: Healthy markups for MJ strains with celebrity names (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Trudeau urges police to ‘enforce the law’ on marijuana (The Star)

// New effort underway to expand medical marijuana use in Texas (News 4 San Antonio)

// GW Pharma Ends FY16 with $483mm in Cash (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Cannabis is this remote Indian village’s only livelihood. But machete-wielding police are problematic (The Cannabist)

// New Mass. Marijuana Law Won’t Produce Revenue First Year Officials Say (CBS Boston)


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Monday, December 5, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Oregon's rugged coastline is rendered in black and white with a range of depths exhibiting difference ranges of darkness.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, December 5, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Oregon revises marijuana rules after industry backlash (Oregon Live)

// California treasurer asks President-elect Donald Trump to address inability of pot firms to use banks (LA Times)

// Popular with voters, medical marijuana finds few champions in Tallahassee (Tampa Bay Times)


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// How soon could Denver businesses open the first social marijuana use areas? It’s still not clear. (Denver Post)

// Bill drafted to keep marijuana sales out of black market (Las Vegas Now)

// 2 medical marijuana users sue to force Arizona to reduce fees (Tucson.com)

// Vireo cheers Department of Health medical marijuana decision (Daily Gazette)

// Activists call for equal opportunity in Mass. cannabis industry (Metro)

// CT police: Mass. pot laws don’t affect us (Norwich Bulletin)

// Future of Amsterdam’s coffeeshops in doubt as oldest cannabis cafe faces closure (The Telegraph)


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Friday, December 2, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

New York City skyline with the Empire State Building lit up in green light.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, December 2, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New York adds chronic pain to medical cannabis conditions list (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Court of Appeals hears arguments on use of marijuana smell to justify police search (Baltimore Sun)

// Marijuana task force submits report outlining framework for legal system (The Globe and Mail)


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// Minnesota OKs using medical marijuana for PTSD (Minnesota StarTribune)

// World’s largest cannabis facility being built in Leduc (Metro News)

// Canada flower growers turn to weed ahead of pot legalization (Business Insider)

// GW Pharma Unit Greenwich Biosciences to Present Epidiolex Data at American Society of Epilepsy Annual Meeting (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Hawaii medical marijuana dispensary raises $5M in second round of financing (Pacific Business News)

// Votes for marijuana lift warehouse rents (Arkansas Online)

// Marijuana-focused firm gets tepid response in NYSE debut (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Thursday, December 1, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

President Obama on the front cover to Time is held up in front of someone's face lounging on the couch.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, December 1, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Do Obama’s Last-Minute Marijuana Comments Signal Big Moves? (Marijuana.com)

// DC Advocates Take Their Case to Jeff Sessions- and He Listens. Sort of. (Leafly)

// Canopy Growth to acquire rival weed producer in $430M deal (CTV News)


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// Marijuana testing poses regulatory quandaries (Capital Press)

// Report argues new Oregon testing rules are straining pot supply (Statesman Journal)

// OrganiGram Moves Forward with 9 Million Gram Capacity Addition (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Canada May Face Marijuana Shortage When It’s Legalized: Canaccord (Huffington Post)

// Colorado hemp industry moves ahead after seed certification (Marijuana Business Daily)

// New Market: Humble beginnings expected for North Dakota’s medical marijuana industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Scotts Miracle-Gro Boosts Cannabis Exposure by Taking Control of AeroGrow International (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Wednesday, November 30, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Congressman Tom Price of Georgia will be the next Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Picks Marijuana Opponent For Health Secretary (Marijuana.com)

// Report: Beer Volumes Declining in Markets Where Recreational Cannabis is Legal (Brewbound)

// You may have to wait longer for legal pot in Mass. (Boston Globe)


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// Gov. Hickenlooper debuts “aggressive” new efforts to battle homelessness with marijuana tax dollars (Denver Post)

// Some Pot Shops Are Already Selling To Everyone, Despite Questionable Legality (LAist)

// Man turned away from Metro East bank for medical marijuana use (KMOV 4 News)

// Governor, legislators eyeing tax of marijuana (Missoulian)

// Proposed national fire safety codes in works for cannabis businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// State receiving first tax payments from marijuana businesses (KTUU 2 NBC)

// Retired NFL Player Eugene Monroe Joins Chicago Medical Marijuana Company (Chicago Inno)


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Tuesday, November 29, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The Maryland state flag flaps in the wind against a nearly cloudless blue sky.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Maryland pre-approves licenses for 102 medical marijuana dispensaries (Baltimore Business Journal)

// Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission hires diversity consultant (WBAL-TV 11)

// Report on Canada’s marijuana legalization due this week (The Globe and Mail)


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// What Marijuana Researchers Want From The Feds (Marijuana.com)

// Chart: Medical marijuana patient numbers, dispensary sales steadily climbing in Illinois (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana doctors get new business buzz from legalization in California (Sacramento Bee)

// German cannabis market could be significant for Canopy Growth Corp, says PI (Cantech Letter)

// Pot shop opens, sells out within three hours (Juneau Empire)

// NFL player using marijuana for Crohn’s disease may press league over its drug policy (Washington Post)

// Want to smoke Hunter S. Thompson’s weed? Gonzo brand marijuana in works (The Cannabist)


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Monday, November 28, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

President-elect Donald Trump.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, November 28, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Doubles Down on His Lie ‘Millions Voted Illegally’ by Claiming ‘Serious Voter Fraud’ in 3 States He Lost (New Civil Rights Movement)

// Wary Of Trump, New Jersey Lawmakers Eying Pot Legalization (CBS Philly)

// Study Shows California Cannabis Wouldn’t Pass Oregon’s Strict Standards (Civilized Life)


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// Exclusive: Seattle Officials Crafting Bill to Legalize Cannabis Delivery in Washington (Leafly)

// Next on Denver’s cannabis to-do list: Home grows (Denverite)

// Ex-big pharma executive behind OxyContin sells medical marijuana (BBC)

// California town looking to cash in on growth in legal marijuana (CCTV America)

// Trailer Park Boys Land Gig As Marijuana Brand Ambassadors (Huffington Post)

// If you rent an apartment in Massachusetts, you may not be able to use marijuana at home (Mass Live)

// Colorado County Plans To Open The First National Marijuana Museum (Civilized Life)


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