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

Former MPP executive director on the cover of Washington City Paper in 2010.

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

// Did Past Harassment Allegations Finally Catch Up To MPP’s Rob Kampia? (Leafly)

// Proposed pot regulations open door to craft growers, licensing non-violent offenders (CBC News)

// Tribe’s Marijuana Consultant Pays Fine Court Costs (U.S. News & World Report (AP))


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// Statistics Canada to add marijuana economic impact to GDP data (Nasdaq)

// State to medical marijuana company: Stop selling vape pens (Florida Politics)

// State pot commission aims to have first draft of rules set by end of Dec. (Boston Globe)

// CBD oil is illegal in Indiana says Attorney General Curtis Hill after months of confusion (Indy Star)

// Last stop for cannabis advertising on Muni buses, trains, stations, and stops (SF Gate)

// Smoke shop owner who said bongs were only for tobacco convicted of selling drug paraphernalia (Philadelphia Inquirer)

// Pot dispensary staff who camped out 27 days for 4/20 permit lost it to a guy named ‘Smokey’ (9 News NBC)


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Monday, November 6, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Racist Maine governor Paul LePage.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, November 6, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// LePage just says no to bill that would launch Maine’s marijuana market (Portland Press Herald)

// On Legalization’s 5th Anniversary, Here’s What We’ve Learned (Leafly)

// MJ Freeway’s point-of-sale system goes down again (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Ohio Names 11 Medical Cannabis Cultivation Provisional License Holders (New Cannabist Ventures)

// Senate could hold up government’s pot bill beyond July deadline (CBC News)

// New Mexico May Add Opioid Use Disorder as a Qualifying Condition (Leafly)

// Drugged Driving Crackdown: Michigan Police Officers to Begin Mouth Swabs in 5 Counties (Legal Examiner)

// CDOT Lyft and Marijuana Industry Group partner to stop Coloradans from driving high (Denver Channel)

// Men seeking medical marijuana bombard Pennsylvania gynecologist’s office (Cannabist (AP))

// Five things you should know about Shaleen Title (Boston Globe)


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Friday, June 23, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Boston's Zakim Bridge light up at night as seen from the side.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, June 23, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// The Latest: Senate Passes Marijuana Bill (U.S. News & World Report (AP))

// Vermont Governor to Appoint Commission to Study Legal Pot (U.S. News & World Report (AP))

// Rhode Island lawmakers agree to form marijuana study group (U.S. News & World Report (AP))


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// Congressional Black Caucus Disses Trump Citing Drug War (MassRoots)

// Majority Of Americans Want Trump To Respect State Marijuana Laws (Huffington Post)

// Americans don’t like the media, but they’re cool with reporters getting high (Washington Post)

// Canada Ponders an Unusual Drug Problem: a Shortage of Marijuana (Bloomberg)

// Nevada retailers still targeting July 1 rec marijuana start amid uncertainty (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana caregiver gets probation for grow operation where Wyoming officer was impaled (WZZM 13 ABC)

// Marijuana Policy Reform Advocate Mason Tvert to Join VS Strategies as VP of Public Relations and Communications (Cannabis Business Times)


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Monday, June 12, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

An indoor industrial marijuana grow facility is packed with large healthy green marijuana plants.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, June 12, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Maryland court again refuses to delay medical cannabis licensing (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Legal marijuana could be a $5-billion boon to the state economy – but some users may stay illegal (LA Times)

// Welcome to Ganjachusetts (Boston Magazine)


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// Gov. Hickenlooper signs controversial civil asset forfeiture bill, calls it “important first step” in addressing problems with practice (The Denver Post)

// Colorado Company’s Pot Cases Seized By Federal Authorities (CBS Denver)

// Attorney Plans Lawsuit to Allow for Smoking of Medical Pot (U.S. News & World Report (AP) )

// Colorado marijuana sales in April 2017 top $125 million (The Cannabist)

// This Firefighter Took A Doctor’s Advice To Use Medical Marijuana – Now He Could Be Fired (BuzzFeed News)

// Connecticut Commissioner Agrees to Add 3 Qualifying Conditions (U.S. News)

// NBA Finals: Hotel where Warriors practice taken over by National Cannabis Expo (CBS Sports)


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Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

President Donald Trump salutes his fans.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Praised Philippines President Duterte For Drug War That Has Killed 9,000 People (Huffington Post)

// In Reversal, Trump Funds Drug Czar’s Office (MassRoots)

// Judge backs 2 more marijuana licenses (News 4 Jax)


// Judge: Company Discriminated Against Medical Marijuana User (US News & World Report)

// Medical Marijuana Sales In Oregon Plummeting As Recreational Sales Increase (Oregon Public Broadcasting)

// California company plans to invest $100 million in cannabis sector (Marijuana Business Daily)

// John Morgan ‘prepared to invest $100M’ in medical marijuana (Miami Herald)

// New York City Subway Gets MMJ Ads (Ganjapreneur)

// The VC firm that made early bets on Uber and Snap is investing in a marijuana breathalyzer (Business Insider)

// Marijuana trial gets tense as defendant takes stand (Argus Leader)


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Friday, November 18, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Senator Jeff Sessions.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, November 18, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Picks Marijuana Opponent for Attorney General (Marijuana.com)

// Federal Medical Marijuana Protections Likely Extended Into 2017 (Marijuana.com)

// A record September for Colorado’s marijuana shops (The Cannabist)


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// Time Adds Cannabis Consumption Device to Best Inventions List (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Aurora marijuana-themed mall fills vacancies, draws customers (7 News Denver)

// Jamaicans Are Extremely Eager to Open Legal Marijuana Businesses (Marijuana.com)

// Prohibition of pot use in hotel-casinos likely to continue after Question 2 (Las Vegas Sun)

// Reno will stop prosecuting low-level marijuana possession (Reno Gazette-Journal)

// Attorney John Morgan considering run for Governor? (WCTV)

// Jake Plummer auctioning off Broncos game-day experiences to raise money for CBD research (The Cannabist)


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Thursday, November 10, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A lighthouse sits on the rocky Maine coast as sunlight kisses the clouds overhead on the way around to the other side of the planet.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, November 10, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Proponents of legal marijuana claim victory, but opponents suggest recount (Portland Press Herald)

// Initiative 300: Everything you need to know about Denver’s social cannabis use measure (Denver Post)

// Pueblo voters reject proposals to shut down existing marijuana businesses (The Cannabist)


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// Portland, other communities pass local marijuana taxes: Oregon election results (Oregon Live)

// Handful of businesses and individuals donate $21M for, against marijuana measures (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Only One Guy in South Florida Gave Cash to Defeat Medical Pot, and He Gave Only $25 (Miami New Times)

// NFLPA ‘actively studying’ medical marijuana use for players (NFL.com)

// Gov. Malloy Reconsidering Opposition to Legal Marijuana (Hartford Courant)

// Marijuana Company Prepares to Cross State Lines, as Legally as Possible (NY Times)

// Cannabist readership tops High Times for second consecutive month in September ’16 (The Cannabist)


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