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Monday, October 24, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, October 24, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Oregon Health Authority Finds High Pesticide Levels in Batches of “Dr. Jack” and “Marion Berry” Cannabis (Willamette Week)

// Feds Drop Case Against California Marijuana Dispensary (Marijuana.com)

// MassRoots Completes $5.0 Million Equity Financing (Marijuana Industry News)


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// State Marijuana Votes Could End Federal Prohibition in 2017 (Marijuana.com)

// Canadian Medical Cannabis Patient Enrollment Triples (New Cannabis Ventures)

// NJ lawmakers see no problems with legalized pot (Philly.com)

// Even without marijuana for sale, Anchorage’s first retail pot shop opens its doors (KTUU 2 NBC)

// Report: Arkansas’ costs to legalize MMJ could outweigh tax revenue (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Analysis: More Than 4,500 TV Ads for 4 Maine Referendums (Maine Public)

// Massachusetts Couple File Lawsuit Against State Police for Return of Seized Cannabis Plants (Merry Jane)


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Friday, October 21, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Weinholzt of Utah holds a press conference about medical marijuana reform.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, October 21, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Democrat running for Utah governor unveils medical marijuana plan (Fox 13 Salt Lake City)

// Group sues over some Broward ballots missing marijuana question (Sun Sentinel)

// Marijuana Lights Up State Ballots (New York Times)


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// California readies landmark water rules for cannabis cultivators (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Majority of Montana voters oppose medical marijuana initiative, poll shows (Missoulian)

// Massachusetts Senate President: I’m Voting for Cannabis Question (Leafly)

// ‘But this is just drug abuse and it’s not medicine’: Arkansas medical marijuana opponents launch first TV ad (The Cannabist)

// Gummies overtake chocolate in Colorado cannabis edibles space (Confectionery News)

// Signal Bay Completes Purchase of Portland Cannabis Testing Lab (EconoTimes)

// Alaska Railroad sees hope in marijuana industry and other areas as profits drop (Alaska Dispatch News)


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Thursday, October 20, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, October 20, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Sixty Percent of Americans Support Legal Pot (Time)

// Battle lines drawn on potential changes to Maryland medical marijuana law (Baltimore Sun)

// Lawmakers: no comment on delegate’s medical marijuana roles (WMDT 47 ABC)


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// Adelson gives $2M to fight Nevada pot measure (Las Vegas Sun)

// Alberta justice minister to get cannabis crash course in Colorado (Calgary Herald)

// Our View: Maine needs rational pot policy, so vote ‘yes’ on Question 1 (Portland Press Herald)

// Medical marijuana doesn’t make for more teenage stoners (The Verge)

// U-Haul, Ducey, join Discount Tire, chamber, GOP in campaign against marijuana legalization, Prop. 205 (Phoenix Business Journal)

// Anchorage Assembly Authorizes 2 Marijuana Licenses & Examines 4th Avenue Theatre Permit (Your Alaska Link)

// Ex-Bears QB Jim McMahon Stumps for Arizona Legalization (Leafly)


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Wednesday, October 19, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// After wife pleads guilty to charge, Utah Gov. hopeful pushes for medical pot (CBS News)

// Question 4 legalizing marijuana in Massachusetts has 15-point lead among likely voters, WBUR poll says (Mass Live)

// Prop 205 latest: New poll shows AZ stance on pot initiative (AZ Family )


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// GW Pharma to Drop Dual Listing and Trade Only on NASDAQ (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Aphria Invests $250K into MassRoots and Establishes Referral Program (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Anchorage elementary school apologizes after anti-marijuana message goes out to parents (Alaska Dispatch News)

// LSU seeks $11.3M for medical marijuana grow site (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis Reform is Spreading Across The Caribbean (Marijuana.com)

// Cannabis Opponents in Massachusetts Launch Ludicrous Ad to Combat “Question 4” (Merry Jane)

// Watch Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg Get Down in the Trailer for Their New Cooking Show (Grub Street)


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Tuesday, October 18, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Legalization backers blast Sheldon Adelson’s $1 million donation to a Massachusetts anti-pot group (Boston.com)

// Recreational marijuana sales top $160 million for first nine months of 2016 (The Register-Guard)

// Maine attorney general denies that her Question 1 criticism politically motivated (Bangor Daily News)


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// Discount Tire Boycott Movement Grows as Owner Donates $1M to Keep Marijuana a Felony (Phoenix New Times)

// Michigan could gain millions in tax revenue in legal marijuana market (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Chart: Top regions for medical marijuana sales in California (Marijuana Business Daily)

// NJ legislators get a whiff of Colorado’s pot industry: ‘We want to do it right.’ (Philly.com)

// Clinton Supports ‘Idea of’ Marijuana Decrim Leak Shows (Marijuana.com)

// Travel guru Rick Steves visits Maine to stump for legal marijuana (Portland Press Herald)

// Detroit marches on with closing pot dispensaries (Crain’s)


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Monday, October 17, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, October 17, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// So Far So Good: What We Know About Marijuana Legalization in Colorado, Washington, Alaska, Oregon, and Washington, D.C. (Drug Policy Alliance)

// With $1M boost, cannabis company launches glass line (Business Den)

// Discount Tire gives $1 million to campaign against marijuana legalization (Phoenix Business Journal)


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// Head of Maryland medical marijuana grower licensing defends decisions says scores were tightly bunched (Baltimore Sun)

// Montana anti-marijuana group called out for breaking law on campaign spending (Cannabist)

// Richard Branson to cannabis advocates: Fight to legalize it. (CNET)

// Leak Reveals Clinton’s Marijuana Debate Prep (Marijuana.com)

// Cannabis Beer Brewer Prepares for National Distribution (US News & World Report)

// Austin company lights way for cannabis industry (Austin American-Statesman)

// Survey: Most Delawareans support legal marijuana (Delaware State News)


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Friday, October 14, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, October 14, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Colorado: Record-breaking pot shop sales in August 2016 (Cannabist)

// Bill would legalize marijuana in Delaware (Delaware Online)

// Maine AG says Question 1 would allow children to have pot (Bangor Daily News)


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// Maine Governor Paul LePage releases statement on adult use Question 1 (Facebook)

// LDS leaders ask Mormons to oppose legalization of assisted suicide, recreational marijuana (Deseret News)

// Minimum age for legal marijuana should be 25, public health agency says (CBC News)

// Uncertainty rumors after Arizona awards medical marijuana business licenses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// WSDA proposes organic marijuana certification (Capital Press)

// Arkansas Court Says Voters Can Decide Medical Marijuana Plan (ABC News)

// Steep Hill Licenses Cannabis Testing Technology in Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Thursday, October 13, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, October 13, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Every 25 Seconds: The Human Toll of Criminalizing Drug Use in the United States (Human Rights Watch)

// Support for marijuana legalization continues to rise (Pew Research Center)

// DC medical cannabis industry could benefit from rule change (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Wife of Utah Democratic candidate for governor to face medical marijuana charge (Salt Lake City Tribune)

// Scotts Miracle-Gro Surges as Market’s Darling for Legalized Pot (Chicago Tribune)

// Canada will see 900000 new pot smokers under legalization poll implies (Global News)

// Report: Senate panel misinformed voters about marijuana (Herald News)

// How The ‘Cannabis Catch-22’ Keeps Marijuana Classified As A Harmful Drug (WUNC)

// Former DEA Agents Rally In Support Of Marijuana Legalization In Arizona (Huffington Post)

// Humble brag: Cannabist surpasses High Times in unique visitors for first time (The Cannabist)


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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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