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Friday, February 24, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, February 24, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// White House Expects Justice Crackdown on Legalized Marijuana (New York Times)

// Rep. Young’s Cannabis Caucus wants to ‘educate’ Trump administration on pot (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Wyden vows to fight feds’ shift on recreational marijuana (KTVZ 21 News)


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// Amid fears of federal marijuana crackdown, state attorney general vows to ‘defend the will of Washington voters’ (The Spokesman-Review)

// Alaska AG says feds couldn’t overturn state’s pot law (KINY Radio)

// Sean Spicer: Trump May Crack Down on Recreational Pot; Arizona Industry ‘Thrilled’ (Phoenix New Times)

// Poll: Majority of Americans support legalization, want feds to step off (The Cannabist)

// New Jersey medical marijuana program doubles patient count (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Nearly 130,000 Canadians have prescriptions for medical marijuana (CTV News Kitchener)

// Public Comment Session About Marijuana Legalization To Be Held in Augusta (WABI CBS 5)


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Thursday, February 23, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, February 23, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New York State Medical Cannabis Providers to Double to 10 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// GOP congressman worries about terrorists using bales of marijuana to smuggle nukes into the U.S. (Think Progress)

// Safer Arizona Fixes Marijuana-Legalization Initiative, Adds Protections for Kids (Phoenix New Times)


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// New Legislation Would Allow Indoor Cannabis Smoking Lounges in Oregon (Merry Jane)

// Montana Senate agrees to fix medical marijuana law, two months after judge re-opened dispensaries (The Cannabist)

// Australia Loosens Cannabis Import Rules to Speed Patient Access (Leafly)

// New Market: Once Maryland fixes problems, ample MMJ opportunities await (Marijuana Business Daily)

// GW Pharma Responds: ‘Not Creating a Monopoly’ (Leafly)

// New Frontier Data: U.S. Cannabis Market Creates 283,422 Jobs by 2020 (Yahoo Finance)

// Will Trump Fire The Drug Czar? (MassRoots)


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Wednesday, February 22, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Oregon pot tax revenue continues decline (Statesman Journal)

// Hemp Petition Forces Trump Response (MassRoots)

// Colorado Proposal Would Allow Marijuana Delivery (Westword)


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// Texas Has a Medical Cannabis ‘Prescription’ Problem (Leafly)

// New Poll Says Texas Residents Want Marijuana Treated Like Beer (Merry Jane)

// Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office hires new director (Alaska Public Media)

// Indiana House approves medical marijuana bill for epilepsy patients (CBS 4 Indianapolis)

// State Health Department to Hold Forum on Medical Marijuana (SNJ Today)

// Dutch Lawmakers Extend Tolerance to Cannabis Cultivation (Leafly)

// O, Cannabis! Get Weed Now – No Medical Card Required, if you know where to go (Valley Advocate)


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Tuesday, February 21, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// When Retirement Comes With a Daily Dose of Cannabis (New York Times)

// What Were They Smoking? Safer Arizona Leaders Admit 2018 Pot Initiative Flawed (Phoenix New Times)

// New law puts 3000 Sonoma County cannabis cultivators in jeopardy (The Press Democrat)


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// Senate committee debating North Dakota medical pot bill (Charlotte Observer)

// As pot goes legit the dinner-table debate lights up (Portland Press Herald)

// Chart: Recreational marijuana markets in Washington Colorado still soaring (Marijuana Business Daily)

// No barbs but support for decriminalizing pot at first GOP Va. governor debate (Washington Post)

// Following legalization Boston law firm Foley Hoag creates marijuana practice (Mass Live)

// Colorado to Open its First Drive-Thru Cannabis Shop (Culture Magazine)

// The DEA Is Hiring Weed Couriers (MassRoots)


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Monday, February 20, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Mount Rushmore.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, February 20, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

No headlines today as it’s President’s Day. Back with headlines tomorrow.


 

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Friday, February 17, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The US Capitol Building.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, February 17, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Cannabis Caucus Kicks Off in Congress (MassRoots)

// DA Ogg, Police Leaders Announce Landmark Marijuana Diversion Program (Houston Press)

// California lawmaker raises possibility of delaying licensing of recreational marijuana sales (LA Times)


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// Georgia Senate reduces medical marijuana potency (11 Alive NBC)

// Senate panel OKs marijuana research bill (Salt Lake Tribune)

// New Approach to get head start on medical marijuana ballot measure (Missouri Times)

// More than $1-million of tainted medical marijuana destroyed (The Globe and Mail)

// South Dakota House panel passes industrial hemp bill (McClatchy DC)

// New Market: Ohio medical cannabis program set to be big, but license rules could curb growth (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ricky Williams on Eugene Monroe’s Inspiring Cannabis Journey (Marijuana.com)


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Thursday, February 16, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, February 16, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Leafly Investigation: California Has a Dirty Cannabis Problem (Leafly)

// Nevada marijuana official wants same treatment for medical, recreational products (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Tilray to export medical cannabis to New Zealand (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// House Bill Examines Racist Drug War (MassRoots)

// Hemp for cows? Colorado approves hemp-animal feed study (Aurora Sentinel)

// Colorado infused products licenses skyrocket as MJ companies diversify (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Scott: Pot bill must cover drivers (Rutland Herald)

// Peninsula cannabis entrepreneurs estimate $5.3M contribution to economy (Peninsula Clarion)

// AZ Cannabis Legalization Initiative To be Filed Thursday Feb 16 2017 (Safer Arizona)

// The Nearest Dispensaries to the Airports in Legal States (Leafly)


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Wednesday, February 15, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Cannabis entrepreneur and activism Kayvan Khalatbari dropping of paperwork for his run to be mayor of Denver.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Ganjapreneur Kayvan Khalatbari Files to Run for Mayor – and Isn’t Blowing Smoke (Westword)

// Canopy swings to profit as cannabis producer’s revenue surges 180% (BNN)

// Colorado Governor Offers California Tips on Regulating Recreational Marijuana (NBC Bay Area)


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// Maine lawmakers review marijuana policies adopted by other states (Portland Press Herald)

// Marijuana Derivative Passes Senate Committee Unanimously (South Dakota Public Radio)

// Cannabis Authority issues first set of conditional approvals (Jamaica Observer)

// Kids, don’t eat these munchies: New labels required on marijuana edibles starting Tuesday (The News Tribune)

// Lawmaker proposes only marijuana dispensaries should sell pipes, other paraphernalia (KCBY 11 CBS)

// Craft marijuana cultivator buys historic CA wine property (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Catapult attached to border fence launched marijuana into Arizona (Tucson.com)


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Tuesday, February 14, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The website of the DEA.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// DEA Removes Marijuana Misinformation from Website After Months of Public, Legal Pressure (Marijuana Industry News)

// White House Denies Marijuana News Report (Mass Roots)

// Lt. Governor of Virginia Calls for Decriminalization of Marijuana (Alt Daily)


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// Officer injured: Lands on ‘bed of nails’ at burglarized medical-marijuana facility (Michigan Live)

// Docs, Not Reps, Should Decide On Medical Marijuana, Wis. AG Says (CBS Minnesota)

// Chart: Retail marijuana markups in Washington state continue to dip (Marijuana Business Daily)

// World’s first cannabis-funded scholarship program accepting applications (The Gazette)

// Mail fail: Alaska pot store raids were prompted by tip from post office (Cannabist)

// Men’s Wearhouse founder reveals how smoking marijuana for 50 years changed his life (Business Insider)

// Pro-marijuana student group prevails again in T-shirt free speech case (Cannabist)


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