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

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, September 22, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Gov. Snyder signs medical marijuana regulations into law (WLNS 6)

// Puerto Rico Inventory Tracking System Deal Embroiled in Dispute (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Colorado medical pot law poised to add PTSD as qualifier (Denver Post)


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// 2 More Sought in Kidnapping of 4 Held at California Pot Farm (ABC News)

// Nevada offers online medical marijuana card application (My News 4 NBC)

// DC medical marijuana patients could soon get more pot (Fox 5 DC)

// Australia’s Entire MMJ Crop Will be Grown on 5 Acres (Leafly)

// PBS’ Rick Steves will lend ‘European Perspective’ to the Legal Marijuana Ballot Question in Massachusetts (Boston Magazine)

// Judge Orders Illinois to Add Post-Operative Chronic Pain to Medical Marijuana List (NBC 5 Chicago)

// Marijuana Ordinance Missing Crucial Detail (News Channel 5)


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

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Missouri MMJ Campaign Loses Fight for Ballot Spot (Marijuana Business Daily)

// U.S. Attorney General Admits Marijuana Is Not a Gateway Drug (Merry Jane)

// Economic Report Suggests New Mexico Legal Cannabis Sales Would Exceed $400mm in First Year (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Nashville marijuana decriminalization bill passes final reading (WSMV NBC)

// Nashville May Decriminalize Tonight. But Should It? (Leafly)

// Court OKs rule that lets Ohio attorneys advise on pot law (CT Post)

// Former Broncos want the NFL to allow player use of medical marijuana (Fox 31 Denver)

// Is Oakland idea on pot permits legal? (San Francisco Chronicle)

// Lindsey Graham’s Mind-Expanding Pot Journey (Politico)

// Yippie! There’s Gonna Be a 51-Foot Joint at the Presidential Debate (Bedford + Bowery)


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

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

// Losing Maryland medical marijuana grower applicant sues the state (Washington Post)

// Dr. Bronner’s pledges $660,000 to marijuana legalization efforts in California, four other states (The Cannabist)

// Do Coloradans regret legalizing marijuana? New poll says voters see pot as boon to state (The Cannabist)


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// Chart: Does Arkansas MMJ Legalization Stand a Chance With Two Competing Measures? (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Study: Opioid use down in states with medical marijuana (Merced Sun-Star)

// Nate Diaz drug test clean, but USADA still looking into press conference cannabis use (MMA Fighting)

// Anti-medical marijuana group buys first TV ads (Tampa Bay Times)

// Top Credit Union Times Editor: Embrace Cannabis Businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Judge to decide if Missouri voters can weigh in on medical marijuana proposal this fall (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

// SafeMontana funneling funding into campaign against I-182 (KTVQ Montana)


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

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

// Arkansas MMJ Legalization Loses Out on $1M Campaign Donation (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Casino billionaire fighting medical marijuana proposal again (Palm Beach Post)

// It’s time to legalize and regulate marijuana in California. Yes on Proposition 64. (LA Times)


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// Nevada’s recreational pot measure faces big-name foes (Durango Herald)

// ‘I played stoned’: Some NFL players love getting high before kickoff (NY Post)

// Poll: Most Oregonians view legal pot favorably 2 years after vote (Oregon Live)

// Colorado’s tourism office will soon start educating visitors about marijuana laws (Denver Post)

// Thousands Light Up On Boston Common To Push For Legal Marijuana (CBS Boston)

// Tribe’s marijuana accessory store to pave way for dispensary (Ely Times)

// SEC Fraud Charges Against Publicly-Traded Cannabis Company Remind Investors of Sector Risks (New Cannabis Ventures)


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

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

// Watch Jay Z’s powerful New York Times visual op-ed: ‘The war on drugs is an epic fail’ (Marijuana.com)

// Mexico president following California marijuana vote: state lawmaker (Yahoo.com)

// Marijuana initiative wording complicates DUI prosecutions (CBS 5 Arizona)


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// After PTSD medical marijuana bill signed into law, Gusciora seeks decriminalization (The Trentonian)

// Merle Haggard Joins the Marijuana Business From Beyond the Grave (Westword)

// Washington State Agencies to Test Cannabis for Pesticides (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Marijuana industry advocates criticize slowness of regulation (Alaska Public Radio)

// Medical marijuana firms show interest in Mystic Monsanto site (The Day)

// Flandreau marijuana consultant throws shade on Twitter (Argus Leader)

// Report: ‘Contact high’ complaints end tours of Swarthmore dorm (Philly.com)


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

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

// Defense Secretary Says Pentagon Should Hire More Marijuana Users (Marijuana.com)

// NJ Gov. Christie Signs PTSD Law, Finally (Leafly)

// Snyder to decide pot law overhaul after House approval (Detroit News)


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// Judge blasts Florida health officials over medical marijuana scorecards (Orlando Weekly)

// Marin General to study medical marijuana use on site (Marinij.com)

// Baker Administration Suggests Cuts to School Funding, Local Aid if Pot’s Legalized (Boston Magazine)

// Massachusetts medical marijuana shops could soon be able to post product prices online (Mass Live)

// Arizona attorney general rules town may have violated state law by charging pot grower $800,000 (Tucson.com)

// MPs call for medical cannabis to be made legal (BBC News)

// Alaska Court: Homeless People Possessing Marijuana Not Protected by Constitution (Alaska Commons)


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

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

// Pot growers call for labor regulation after abuse disclosures (Reveal)

// State’s response to marijuana lab accreditation crisis inadequate, administrator says (Oregon Live)

// New WBUR poll shows marijuana legalization winning in Massachusetts (Mass Live)


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// HelloMD & UC Berkeley to Conduct Largest Study on Cannabis, Pain & Opioid Abuse (Hello MD)

// Organic farm group launches program to certify Maine’s medical cannabis (Portland Press Herald)

// Tommy Chong Introduces “Chong’s Choice” In Denver, Colorado (Press Release Rocket)

// In Break With Past Policy, Dutch Mayor Allows Cannabis Patients to Grow at Home (Leafly)

// Marijuana Is Legal in Colorado – But Only If You’re a U.S. Citizen (Westword)

// Compromise reached over Anchorage Assemblyman’s participation in marijuana votes (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Not so dope: Police test first marijuana breathalyzer on Cali drivers (RT)


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Tuesday, September 13, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Colorado pot shops post record-breaking sales figures topping $122 million in July 2016 (Cannabist)

// California voters support initiative to legalize recreational use of marijuana, poll finds (LA Times)

// Playing high: Marijuana led CSU running back to quit football (Coloradoan)


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// Leading Investment Bank Issues Bullish Cannabis Industry Research Report (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Marijuana legalization dollars roll into Mass. ahead of ballot question (Boston.com)

// Pharma Company Funding Anti-Pot Fight Worried About Losing Business, Filings Show (The Intercept)

// Top Anti-Legalization Funder Says Marijuana Causes Terrorism (Marijuana.com)

// Cannabis Business is Major Sponsor of Local Chamber of Commerce (Marijuana Investor News)

// Could marijuana sales save Canada Post in digital age? (The Star)

// Arkansas governor, doctors criticize medical marijuana push (CT Post)


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Monday, September 12, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, September 12, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Black lawmakers want more diversity in medical marijuana business (New Haven Register)

// College High: Students Are Using More Marijuana, Fewer Opioids (NPR)

// Arizona’s governor asked voters to fact-check whether pot is safer than alcohol. So we did. (Washington Post)


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// Canada Wants the U.S. to Change Its ‘Ludicrous’ Marijuana Policy (Time)

// Two of Canada’s big five banks backing away from marijuana industry (Herald News)

// Maine Chiefs of Police Association comes out against Question 1 (WLBZ)

// Sheriff: Medical marijuana bills may aid criminals (Detroit News)

// California Highway Patrol stresses neutral position on marijuana legalization (Sacramento Bee)

// Philly mulls home delivery of medical marijuana (Philly.com)

// Oregon officials propose policy tweak to nudge marijuana stores into new regulated market (Oregon Live)


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

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

// Senate moves to clear up legal haze around medical marijuana edibles, dispensaries (M Live)

// Arizona Drug Firm Insys Makes Synthetic Pot Compound, Spends Big to Defeat Legal Pot (Phoenix New Times)

// Vireo Health of New York Achieves Cannabis Industry Milestone with UFCW Pact (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Make 21 the minimum age to smoke pot Canadian Medical Association urges gov’t (Global News)

// Nate Diaz still facing possible UFC suspension, despite Nevada state officials okaying his vape pen use (Washington Post)

// Montel Williams the Latest Celebrity to Enter the Medical Cannabis Game (Weed Horn)

// Tryke Companies Partners With Wiz Khalifa to Grow and Distribute Khalifa Kush (PR Newswire)

// Medical marijuana grower booted from state fair (KOAT 7 ABC)

// State questions hip-hop video shot in medical marijuana greenhouse (Albuquerque Journal)

// Alaska Cannabis Regulators OK First Retail License (Leafly News)


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