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Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Aphria Closes Upsized $86mm Equity Sale, the Largest Capital Raise in Canada to Date (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Georgia’s Allen Peake Wins Medical Marijuana Expansion in Georgia (Leafly)

// Joe Negron open to special session on medical marijuana (Florida Politics)


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// Harvest One Cannabis Inc. Swiss subsidiary Satipharm AG completes first product shipment to Australia (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Bill to add PTSD as qualifying condition for medical marijuana use advances in NY Senate (WKBW 7 ABC)

// D.C. Seeks To Expand List Of Professionals Who Can Recommend Medical Marijuana (WAMU American University)

// Ann Arbor considering types of marijuana businesses it wants in city (Michigan Live)

// Medicine Man Technologies to Buy Denver Consulting Group for $3.5mm in Stock (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Senate Democrats Advance Pot Tax Competing With Governor’s (US News & World Report)

// Meet Shanya Schonauer, California’s First State-Certified Budtender (Leafly)


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Tuesday, May 9, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// ‘Early start’ program for recreational marijuana sales OK’d (Las Vegas Sun)

// Marijuana Business Owner Gets Money Back 15 Months After Cops Took It Without Charges (Huffington Post)

// Ben Pollara’s emotional mea culpa on John Morgan split marijuana bill failure (Florida Politics)


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// Gwen Graham wants special session to enact medical marijuana amendment (Florida Politics)

// Marijuana processors charged with assault recklessness (Daily Astorian)

// Marijuana industry pioneer launches cannabis streaming firm (The Star)

// NFLPA hopes NFL will alter marijuana policy without concessions (Pro Football Talk)

// Lobbyists lining up to influence marijuana laws in Maine (Portland Press Herald)

// Months to go before pot tax revenue distribution (KOIN 6 CBS)

// Chart: Oregon’s medical marijuana industry slumping (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Monday, May 8, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, May 8, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Senate Vote Keeps Pot Bill In Play But House Still Undecided On Legalization This Year (Vermont Public Radio)

// John Morgan calls for special session on medical marijuana (My News 13)

// Trump indicated where he stands on medical marijuana for the first time since he took office (Business Insider)


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// Dasvidaniya Drug Czar: Trump to Axe White House Drug Policy Office (Leafly)

// Health Canada orders medical marijuana growers to test for banned pesticides (Ottawa Citizen)

// Medical Marijuana Bill Moves Forward After More than Half of the Texas House Signs on (Texas Observer)

// N.Y. Health Department releases medical marijuana provider list (Times Union)

// Marijuana isn’t attracting homeless people to Denver or Colorado, according to “best data we have” (Denverite)

// Nevada lawmakers back blood-only detection of marijuana DUIs (Kansas City Star)

// Judge blasts ‘ridiculous’ 18-year sentence for marijuana (WKOW)


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Friday, May 5, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, May 5, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Maricann Secures $42.5mm German Streaming Deal to Fund Cannabis Production Facility (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Nevada Cannabis Operations to be Acquired for $19mm by Canadian Public Company (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Kush Bottles Announces $20mm Acquisition of CMP Wellness (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Colorado lawmakers remain divided on whether you can smoke marijuana on your front porch (Denver Post)

// Rise In Gun Permit Denials For Medical Marijuana in Hawaii (MassRoots)

// Emergency Medical Marijuana Rules to Take Effect May 8 (Arkansas Matters)

// Ohio cannabis firms can turn to insurer for surety bonds (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Florida Senate Passes Medical Marijuana Implementing Bill (US News & World Report)

// W. Brett Wilson Invests $500K into ABcann Global and Joins Advisory Board (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Cannabis REIT Innovative Industrial Properties to Deploy $15mm in Maryland (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Thursday, May 4, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, May 4, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Won’t Appoint Tom Marino to Be Drug Czar (US News & World Report)

// Pot Legalization Bill Favored by Vt. House Unlikely to Pass Senate (Valley News)

// New York Assembly Adds PTSD to Medical Marijuana Conditions (Marijuana.com)


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// Australia receives first marijuana oil imports (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Tilray Announces Medical Cannabis Export to Cyprus (Business Wire)

// Deal extends Canadian medical cannabis grower’s footprint west (Marijuana Business Daily)

// PennDOT Adopt-A-Highway Program Discriminates Against Cannabis (Weed News)

// The NFLPA Finally Seems Ready To Tackle Its Aversion To Medical Marijuana (Deadspin)

// Colorado congressman takes ‘pot’ shot at Space’s comments (New Jersey Herald)

// Wichita Police Vow to Back Off Marijuana Enforcement (MassRoots)


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Wednesday, May 3, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana Legalization Passes Vermont House (Weed News)

// Hydropothecary Ceases All Cannabis Shipments Due to Myclobutanil Contamination (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Scotts Miracle-Gro homing in on ‘big vision’ for hydroponics as state-legal cannabis grows (Cannabist)


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// Aurora Cannabis Boosts Cash Position to $160mm Following $75mm Bond Deal (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Congress Tightening Grip on DC Marijuana Legalization (MassRoots)

// Clark County to begin accepting early applications for recreational marijuana dispensaries (News 3 Las Vegas)

// New Hampshire takes another step toward pot decriminalization (WCVB 5 ABC)

// NEW: Florida House approves medical marijuana bill (Palm Beach Post)

// Uruguay opens registry to buy marijuana (ABC News)

// Christie says legalizing pot is stupid. Here’s what N.J. governor candidates would do. (NJ.com)


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Tuesday, May 2, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Medical Marijuana Protected in Congressional Budget Deal (MassRoots)

// NHS gives first medical cannabis prescription to 11-year-old boy with severe epilepsy (Independent)

// Media Advisory: Polis to host first ever Marijuana Big Thinker Talks and Expo on Capitol Hill (Marijuana Industry News)


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// Have you ever smoked pot? Saying yes can get foreigners barred for life at US border (Fresno Bee)

// Bill to prevent federal violations of Colorado constitutional rights dies (Durango Herald)

// Chart: With recreational marijuana sales on the horizon, Maine’s MMJ program surges (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Why is legal marijuana so expensive in Alaska? (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Alaska’s March marijuana revenue jumps (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Cannabis Site ‘Civilized’ Locks Down $1M Funding (MediaPost)

// Feds Admit Marijuana’s Potential To Reduce Opioid Problems (MassRoots)


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Monday, May 1, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, May 1, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Federal medical cannabis protections extended another week (Marijuana Business Daily)

// California issues draft regulations for medical marijuana industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// NY medical marijuana companies sue over state’s plan to expand program (Times Union)


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// Georgia Lawmaker Deals Cannabis Oil in Shadows of the Law (Leafly)

// Leafly Investigation: Is Washington’s Top Cannabis Lab Inflating THC Numbers? (Leafly)

// Mexican Congress approves use of medical marijuana (Reuters)

// Infighting threatens sale of Florida marijuana dispensary (Miami Herald)

// The Arkansas Board of Health finalizes medical marijuana rules, needs to be reviewed by lawmakers (THV11 CBS)

// House prepares medical marijuana bill for vote (Saint Peters Blog)

// NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Thinks Cannabis Is Addictive (Merry Jane)


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Friday, April 28, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, April 28, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Update: After meeting with Sessions, Colorado gov thinks AG unlikely to crack down on marijuana (Cannabist)

// Colorado Rep. Ed Perlmutter introduces bill to allow pot shops to bank (Denverite)

// Maryland Governor Orders Disparity Study on State’s MMJ Program (Marijuana Industry News)


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// Justice Department Sends Reminder On Marijuana Bankruptcy Cases (MassRoots)

// Trump, the Business, Is Hosting a Cannabis Real Estate Seminar (Leafly)

// Disney World Officially Bans Marijuana (Marijuana.com)

// U.S. Postal Service says no to marijuana tax payment in Alaska (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Vermont House Panel OKs Bill to Expand Medical Marijuana (VN Valley News)

// Legal Weed’s No. 1 Warrior Puts Down His Pipe (Daily Beast)

// Rep. Brad Sherman Worried North Korea Could Smuggle Nuke In ‘Bale Of Marijuana’ (Huffington Post)


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Thursday, April 27, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, April 27, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Colorado May Bar Cops From Helping With Marijuana Crackdown (US News & World Report)

// Canopy Growth Corp. to implement new pesticide-testing regime for cannabis (The Globe and Mail)

// Nevada pushes ahead with marijuana clubs (Las Vegas Review-Journal)


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// MJ Freeway Reports Cannabis Retail Sales for April 20 “4/20” Holiday Exceeded $45M (Yahoo Finance)

// Massachusetts House bans marijuana purchases with public assistance (Metro Boston)

// New York’s marijuana lobbying dollars top $2 million by applicants (Lohud)

// Marijuana decriminalized but still triggers gun felony (Delaware Online)

// PA gets hundreds of applications for medical cannabis licenses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// International org takes on creating safety and other standards for cannabis industry (The Cannabist)

// NYPD Says Call 911 To Report Marijuana Use (MassRoots)


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