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Tuesday, December 27, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, December 26, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

Happy Holidays! Shea is taking this week off so we’ll be debuting our new show Marijuana Today Story Hour. This episode features Marijuana Today regular Jane West telling a story from her days organizing marijuana events.


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Monday, December 26, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, December 26, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

Happy Holidays! Shea is taking this week off so we’ll be debuting our new show Marijuana Today Story Hour. This episode features Marijuana Today regular Dan “Grassroots” Goldman telling a story from SSDP’s early days.


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Friday, December 23, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Maine governor Paul LePage

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, December 23, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Governor wants secretary of state to investigate voters (WLBZ 2 NBC)

// Legalizing Marijuana on Connecticut Legislature’s Agenda Despite Malloy’s Concerns (Greenwich Patch)

// Court ruling a setback for prosecutors in medical pot DUI cases (Tucson.com)


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// What legal states need to know about sketchy pot tax predictions (Cannabist)

// NEW REPORT: Massachusetts Marijuana Sales to Top $1 Billion by 2020 (Marijuana Industry News)

// Weed delivery: Portland commissioners OK licensing for ‘marijuana retail couriers’ (KATU 2 )

// Canopy Growth Closes Canada’s Biggest Cannabis Financing of 2016 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Retailers reporting strong marijuana sales for the holidays (USA Today)

// Rx-marijuana growers to be merit-selected (Arkansas Online)

// 6th-Straight 2016 Poll Shows Majority Supports Marijuana Legalization (Weed News)


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Thursday, December 22, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, December 22, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// After legalization, teen marijuana use drops sharply in Colorado (Washington Post)

// Court: Medical marijuana law trumps law on transporting pot (Wood TV 8)

// Raimondo says legalized pot could add up to $15M to state coffers in first year (Providence Journal)


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// Philadelphia, neighboring counties, to host many of Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana dispensaries (Elevated Nation)

// State licenses for marijuana growing set at 5 (Arkansas Online)

// Dispensaries Restocking Shelves; Patients Renewing Registration (Valley Press Independent)

// NEW REPORT: Colorado Marijuana Sales Continue to Soar, Top $2 Billion by 2020 (Yahoo Finance)

// Nevada’s marijuana registration system back online after 1 week shutdown (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// ACLU, patient group to challenge state’s ‘burdensome’ medical marijuana regulations (Providence Journal)

// 7th medical marijuana license approved by Florida Department of Health (WPTV 5 NBC)


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Wednesday, December 21, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Maine governor Paul LePage.

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// AP FACT CHECK: Maine must enact voter-approved referendums (SF Gate)

// Arizona Court: federal law does not trump state medical marijuana zoning (Your West Valley)

// Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Reminded That Retail Sales End Soon (Marijuana Industry News)


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// Baker won’t rule out support for a higher marijuana tax (Boston Business Journal)

// Possibility of new competition concerns New York’s existing medical cannabis companies (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Mellow drivers? Study says states with medical-marijuana laws have lower traffic fatality rates. (Washington Post)

// Survey: Most Ohio doctors won’t recommend medical marijuana (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Seeking pot for pain, Oregon patient feels shortages (Statesman Journal)

// New laws, taking effect Tuesday, will regulate Michigan’s medical marijuana industry (WVPE 88.1)

// NORML Releases Open Letter To Vice President Mike Pence On Marijuana Policy (Weed News)


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Tuesday, December 20, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, December 20, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Colo. offers another model for marijuana industry: Its pot czar (Boston Globe)

// Obama grants clemency to Arizona man convicted of marijuana possession (KTAR News)

// Guam Governor Calls For Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana.com)


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// Cannabis REIT Innovative Industrial Properties Closes $30MM Sale-Leaseback (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Chart: The Trump effect – Some marijuana companies shifting 2017 growth plans, but most staying the course (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Arizona Bill Would Legalize Marijuana, Nullify Federal Prohibition (Tenth Amendment Center)

// Minn. Medical Marijuana Company Announces Price Cuts (CBS Minnesota)

// Hemp growers may try to block federal ban on marijuana extracts (Star Telegram)

// The National Fraternal Order of Police Asks Trump to Leave State Marijuana Laws Alone (Westword)

// US women increasingly use pot during pregnancy, study finds (Philly.com)


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Monday, December 19, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, December 19, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// The Sky’s Not Falling! Media Misreporting DEA on CBD “Illegality” (Cashinbis)

// Opponents drop recount effort, acknowledge that Maine voters approved legalized marijuana (Portland Press Herald)

// Marijuana advocates hand out free pot in front of State House (Worcester Business Journal)


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// ‘Prince’ and ‘Princess of Pot’ arrested and released in Montreal dispensary raids (The Star)

// California City to charge $141 a year to issue permits for residents wanting to grow marijuana at home (Inquisitr)

// State Approves St. Francis Hospital Research Into Marijuana As Alternative To Opioid Painkillers (Hartford Courant)

// This Colorado dollhouse shop is selling unique ‘vases’ – a.k.a. mini bongs (Cannabist)

// N.H. Senate minority leader to propose marijuana legalization bill (Concord Monitor)

// This Colorado county may have to return $500K in marijuana taxes collected to fund scholarships (Cannabist)

// CU Boulder researchers receive state grant to study high-potency marijuana effects (CU Boulder)


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Friday, December 16, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, December 16, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Senators ask Treasury to help ease MJ industry’s banking issues (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Oklahoma Court Asks: Can State OK Medical Marijuana? (Marijuana.com)

// LePage: After legalization, Maine should ‘get rid’ of medical marijuana (Bangor Daily News)


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// DNC Chair Candidate Keith Ellison: “Crazy” to Jail Folks for Marijuana (Weed News)

// Malloy Blasts Legalizing Recreational Marijuana (Hartford Courant)

// With Marijuana Legal In Mass., Hydroponic Equipment Stores Expecting A Boom (WBUR)

// Delaware looks to end lifetime ban to public aid for those with drug convictions (News Works)

// Marijuana is legal, in California but Prop. 64 won’t help you in a custody battle (Orange County Register)

// Ohio’s draft medical cannabis rules call for up to 40 dispensaries (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis Software Provider Whaxy to Merge with MassRoots (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Thursday, December 15, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, December 15, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New DEA Rule Says CBD Oil is Really, Truly, No-Joke Illegal (Leafly)

// Marijuana Is Now Officially Legal In Massachusetts (Weed News)

// Oregon Health Authority Releases New Cannabis Testing Rules… Again (Weed News)


Today’s headlines are brought to you by entrepreneur Shanel Lindsay, founder and CEO of Ardent Cannabis, maker of the innovative Nova Decarboxylator. Learn more about how Shanel is leading her research- and data-driven company in creating their own space in the booming marijuana consumption market over at Ardent Cannabis. Use the discount code “mjtoday” to save $30!


// Despite Mass. legalization, some college campuses still ban marijuana (WWLP 22 News)

// Anchorage sees first retail pot store open Thursday (News Miner)

// Michigan House votes to let landlords bar medical pot (Wood TV 8)

// Pot Dispensaries Frustrated By State’s Costly Delays (Hawaii Public Radio)

// Tennessee Republican Lawmakers Push Medical Marijuana (Marijuana.com)

// Pa. senator says he used medical marijuana despite ban (York Daily Record)

// Shumlin releases PSA to support marijuana pardons (Vermont Biz)


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Wednesday, December 14, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana Is Harder Than Ever for Younger Teens to Find (US News & World Report)

// Trudeau Gets Green Light on Legalizing Pot With Retail Sales (Bloomberg)

// How States Can Bring African-Americans Into the Marijuana Industry (Rolling Stone)


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// Mexican Senate approves medical marijuana bill (Yahoo News)

// New Vermont Governor Supports Predecessor’s Marijuana Move (Marijuana.com)

// Pro-pot group slams age limit (Boston Herald)

// Kentucky Bill Would Legalize Medical Marijuana, Take Step to Nullify Federal Prohibition (10th Amendment Center)

// Oregonians to banks: Go ahead, work with cannabis businesses (Portland Business Journal)

// Colorado researchers receive $2.35M to study marijuana use on driving, other impacts of legalization (Cannabist)

// Medical marijuana dispensary told they must close their doors; Owner says no (South Tahoe Now)


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