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Friday, December 1, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, December 1, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Ohio picks 12 businesses to grow medical marijuana (Cincinnati.com)

// New bill requires all medical marijuana program doctors to be listed on NYS website (Staten Island Real-Times News)

// Medical Marijuana Patients In Texas Worry About Shortage Of Registered Doctors (Houston Public Media)


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// Cann Group raises $60m; expects Aussie cannabis exports to start soon (Stockhead)

// Canadian marijuana advocate blasts ‘hypocrisy’ of ex-police cashing in on cannabis (The Guardian)

// State Seeks Answers To Marijuana Convention Questions (Nevada Public Radio)

// Oklahoma proposal would allow hemp-based CBD production (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Here’s What Canada Could Look Like When Marijuana Is Legal (Huffington Post Canada)

// In Italy the army provides medical marijuana. And that’s a problem. (Washington Post)

// A Canadian Politician Just Said Legalizing Marijuana Will Spark Massive Bloodshed And A Communist Revolution (Civilized)


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

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

// 3 medical marijuana titans team on ‘epic’ partnership to serve global market (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Medical marijuana caregivers: New rules not as bad as expected (Portland Press Herald)

// Pro-Marijuana Group Will Host First Debate for Governor’s Race in Connecticut (Civilized)


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// Study Finds Alcohol 10 Times More Deadly Than Cannabis on the Road (Leafly)

// Republicans Block Marijuana Banking Measure (Marijuana Moment)

// California has message for the state’s new legal pot industry: Pay your taxes (LA Times)

// Oakland reviewing 255 permit applications to cultivate deliver cannabis (San Francisco Chronicle)

// Some Massachusetts towns going to pot after all (WBUR (AP))

// Oregon cannabis firm is shuttered for interstate transport (Marijuana Business Daily)

// District Attorney Is ‘Changing Focus’ on Marijuana Enforcement (Voices of San Diego)


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

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

// Here are the rules for legal marijuana in California once law goes into effect Jan. 1 (OC Register)

// Quebec unveils zero-tolerance marijuana plan: No home-grown cannabis allowed (Globe and Mail)

// National Cannabis Industry Association Joins Michigan’s Marijuana Legalization Campaign (Weed News)


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// Bank’s refusal to process online payments slows marijuana ID cards (My Palm Beach Post)

// Canadian companies aim to create medical cannabis powerhouse in Latin America (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Senators Debate Marijuana Use By Judges (Marijuana Moment)

// The truth behind the ‘first marijuana overdose death’ (Washington Post)

// Aurora Cannabis Gets $100 Million From Canaccord Genuity (Green Market Report)

// NEW REPORT: Marijuana Stores as Profitable as Starbucks (Marijuana Industry News)

// Steep Hill Ventures to Focus on Funding Early Stage Cannabis Companies (New Cannabis Ventures)


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

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

// In the midst of Congressional grilling, Sessions takes heat on marijuana attitude (Cannabist)

// Impaired driving changes could unfairly punish medical cannabis users, lawyers say (Globe and Mail)

// MassRoots quarterly revenue tanks (Cannabist)


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// Cash crunch holds up Michigan pot legalization push (Detroit News)

// Canopy Growth Sales Increase 107% to $17.6 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// RI medical marijuana dispensary CEO fears impact of recreational pot sales in Mass. (Providence Journal)

// Marty Walsh aims high to avoid drag on cannabis coffers (Boston Globe)

// Senator Tim Kaine Supports Medical Cannabis Research Bills in Congress (Merry Jane)

// Federal Reserve Bank In California Begins Accepting Cannabis Cash (Green Market Report)

// Township mulls no limit to number of medical marijuana facilities (Michigan Live)


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Friday, November 10, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, November 10, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Failed deal red ink dwindling sales put MassRoots on the ropes (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Colorado marijuana shops maintain $136M pace for third straight month (Cannabist)

// Medical marijuana director resigns the second in two years (Baltimore Sun)


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// Opening of new Delaware medical marijuana dispensary delayed (Washington Post)

// Marijuana, activists companies clash over recreational rules (Boston Globe)

// State preparing for cash – lots of it – when medical marijuana applications come in (Detroit Free Press)

// Vermont Legislature Poised to Approve Legal Weed in 2018 (Seven Days)

// Georgia College poll: Most Georgians back medical marijuana, casinos, Obamacare (WMAZ)

// Marijuana publishing is a growth industry- except in Mexico (Columbia Journalism Review)

// Aurora Cannabis Q1 Sales Surge 169% to $8.25 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Tuesday, October 31, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Constellation’s purchase of Canopy stake is ‘transformative’, portends further investments (Marijuana Business Daily)

// With 9 weeks to go, California’s cities not positioned to start recreational marijuana sales (Cannabist (AP))

// Merkel May Agree To Legalize Marijuana In Germany Under Coalition Deal (Marijuana Moment)


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// Law enforcement continues to push unfounded Halloween marijuana candy claims (Washington Post)

// Chart: Canadian marijuana producers bolster inventories ahead of recreational cannabis legalization (Marijuana Business Daily)

// City Council zoning ordinance blocks medical marijuana businesses in most of Cleveland (Cleveland.com)

// Small towns have big say on future of Michigan’s medical marijuana industry (Michigan Live)

// Missouri groups try again to get medical marijuana on the ballot (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

// Detroit Pistons’ Stan Van Gundy: NBA faces complex issue on marijuana (Detroit Free Press)

// If New Jersey Legalizes Do I Have to Move Back Home? (Leafly)


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Wednesday, October 25, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Washington Tops $1.1 Billion in Cannabis Sales at 9-Month Mark (Leafly)

// State to move forward with new medical marijuana rules (Boston Globe)

// Just-Retired Top US Global Narc: Marijuana Rescheduling Likely (Marijuana Moment)


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// Medical marijuana license delays anger Florida state senators (Sun Sentinel)

// Hemp Planting to Triple in Uruguay as Legal Marijuana Stumbles (Bloomberg)

// GOP Congressman Wants Trump To Help Legalize Medical Marijuana (Forbes)

// $5.5 million study to probe impact of marijuana legalization on use behavior, mental health (CU Boulder Today)

// Poll Finds 70.6% Support For Legalizing Cannabis In Connecticut (Weed News)

// Baltimore Preps for First Batch of Dispensaries (Leafly)

// The Dope On Dope Magazine (Green Market Report)


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Thursday, October 19, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is caught grim faced during a candlelight vigil.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, October 19, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Sessions: Expanding Marijuana Cultivation For Research Is ‘Healthy’ (Marijuana Moment)

// Cory Booker Explains Why He’s Making Legal Weed His Signature Issue (Vice)

// Pro-Legalization Congressman To Target Anti-Cannabis Lawmakers (Marijuana Moment)


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// Justice Department creates watchdog for asset forfeiture program (Washington Post)

// 130-acre medical marijuana development to provide 1,000 new Michigan jobs (Michigan Live)

// Tapatio Hot Sauce Is Suing Cannabis-Infused Brand ‘Trapatio’ Over Logo Rip-Off (Merry Jane)

// Massachusetts Legalization Advocates: More Towns Should Follow Marshfield Example (Weed News)

// MassRoots Confirms CEO Change and Will Pay Dietrich $31,666.64 in Severance (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Cannabis Symposium Focuses on Sustainability Energy Efficiency (Westword)

// Undercover Agents Arrest San Diego Cannabis Delivery Drivers (Leafly)


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Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Bad Cannabis Headlines Dangerously Misinform Readers (Marijuana Moment)

// UK Bill Legalizing Medical Cannabis Passes First Reading Unopposed (Marijuana.com)

// AG says random drug testing violates constitution (Pacific Daily News)


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// Carbondale pot infusion business faces permit revocation (Post Independent)

// Dutch government eyes regulated cannabis production (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Could Cannabis Eventually Replace Anti-Anxiety Medications? (Leafly)

// Cannabis-related butane bill vetoed by Gov. Brown (Sacramento Business Journal)

// Scottish National Party Wants the Power to Decriminalize All Drugs (Merry Jane)

// Montana’s medical marijuana industry expected to hit $18.7 million this year (KPAX)

// Eric Holder slams Sessions’ ‘almost obsession with marijuana’ (The Hill)


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Friday, September 22, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, September 22, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// California Unveils Temporary Licenses to Allow Early 2018 Retail Sales (Leafly)

// All-in-one medical marijuana facilities to be allowed under new rules (Michigan Live)

// Hawaii’s medical marijuana dispensaries generate over $426,000 (Pacific Business News)


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// American Legion calls for ‘direct involvement’ from VA Secretary for federally-approved cannabis PTSD study (Cannabist)

// This Graph Shows You The Average Cost Of Marijuana Across Canada (Narcity)

// Proposed marijuana rules would let adults buy online and at drive-thrus (Portland Press Herald)

// Spectrum Denmark Extends Canopy Growth’s Global Reach (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Michigan Cannabis Legalization Campaign In Desperate Need Of Donations (Weed News)

// Northern Michigan University The First In U.S. To Train Undergrads For Marijuana Industry (CBS Detroit)

// My epiphany on medical marijuana: Sen. Al D’Amato explains why he came around on pot policy (NY Daily News)


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