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Monday, March 13, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, March 13, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// The case for drug war “reparations” (Vice)

// Oakland Licensing Plan Builds in Diversity and Reparations (Leafly )

// After recalls, marijuana industry focuses on sharing test results (CBC News)


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// Americans for Safe Access Releases State Cannabis Report Cards (Culture Magazine)

// Anchorage collects first full month of marijuana sales tax revenue (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Proponent: Package stores likely won’t be going to pot (Boston Herald)

// Launching retail marijuana sales in Nevada will cost $14M over 2 years (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Cannabis Culture Dispensaries Owned By Emerys Tied To Organized Crime: Police (Huffington Post)

// NJ Man Faces Charges in Killing of California Pot Grower (NBC Bay Area)

// Medbox founder used marijuana vending machine company funds to buy luxurious California home (Fox 43)


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

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

// Sessions Admits He Can’t Arrest Everyone For Marijuana (MassRoots)

// Colorado marijuana sales holding steady with $109 million in January 2017 (Cannabist)

// Aurora Cannabis to Provide Customers with Certificate of Analysis (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Colorado Senate passes marijuana membership clubs bill on to House, but Hickenlooper has concerns (The Denver Channel)

// Denver FBI honors youth program partly funded by pot taxes (9&10 News)

// Mass. High Court Hears Arguments On Medical Marijuana Firing (New England Public Radio)

// Montana’s medical marijuana industry on the rebound (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ohio to allow more medical marijuana dispensaries, letting them stay open longer, under latest proposal (Columbus Business Journal)

// Public marijuana usage stirs debate in Nevada Senate (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Does AG candidate Dave Jones recall his vote on legal pot? ‘I truly do not’ (Sacamento Bee)


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Thursday, March 9, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, March 9, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Colorado governor suggests he may veto pot clubs bill without changes (Denver Post)

// Rhode Island AG organizes campaign against legalizing pot (McClatchy DC Bureau)

// Wolf: Legalizing Marijuana Won’t Help State Budget Deficit (Philly Mag)


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// New Hampshire House Adds Qualifying Conditions Backs Decriminalization (Leafly News)

// AP Interview: LA Sheriff Thinks Feds May Target Marijuana (US News & World Report)

// Wisconsin Assembly Approves CBD Oil, Right-to-Try Bills (Leafly News)

// Backers of Ohio’s failed recreational marijuana measure want to grow medical marijuana (Cleveland.com)

// Martinez vetoes another hemp research bill (Sante Fe New Mexican)

// Scientists say the government’s only pot farm has moldy samples – and no federal testing standards (PBS NewsHour)

// Ready to roll: The Cannabist hires Alex Pasquariello as editor (Cannabist)


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Wednesday, March 8, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana Regulation: Measure M Overwhelmingly Approved by Los Angeles Voters (NBC Los Angeles)

// South Dakota House approves cannabidiol measure (The News & Observer)

// Massachusetts treasurer seeking clarity on federal pot laws (McClatchy DC Bureau)


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// Florida House releases plan for medical pot, which activists criticize (Tampa Bay Times)

// Trudeau’s Pot Czar Says Canada Won’t Rush Marijuana Legalization (Bloomberg)

// Alaska pot regulators to again consider onsite use (Hawaii News Now)

// Oregon Will Soon Start Testing Age Compliance At Marijuana Stores (Oregon Public Broadcasting)

// Bill extending rec rules to MMJ industry sent to CO governor (Marijuana Business Daily)

// MA Speaker: Use Cannabis Taxes to Help Fight Opioid Addiction (Leafly News)

// Senator Revives Marijuana ‘Gateway Drug’ Myth (MassRoots)


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Tuesday, March 7, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Proposed Arkansas Medical Marijuana Smoking Ban Rejected (US News & World Report)

// Medical marijuana companies face proposed class-action suits over pesticide use (The Globe and Mail)

// Mass Marijuana Raids Proposed by L.A. County Officials (LA Weekly)


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// Oregon’s Top Marijuana Regulator Stepping Down and Moving On (Weed News)

// Top Pennsylvania Official Supports Legal Marijuana (MassRoots)

// Colorado’s first “Business of Marijuana” course offered at DU (DU Clarion)

// Pot laws under scrutiny in Maryland General Assembly (Washington Post)

// Chart: Patient numbers, medical marijuana sales spike in New Jersey (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Legal weed, Idaho customers breathe life into tiny Oregon town, irk Otter (Idaho Statesman)

// Former Oakland Mayor Jean Quan And Her Husband Plot Outer Sunset Pot Dispensary With Apothecarium Team (SFist)


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

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

// High Times Cannabis Cup Shut Down by the Feds and Mother Nature (CannabisNow)

// Oregon lawmakers push to protect pot users’ info from US (ABC News)

// Colorado mulls marijuana crackdown ending co-op growing (McClatchy DC Bureau)


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// The Legal International Cannabis Trade Already Exists. We Mapped It. (Leafly)

// Tick Segerblom Wants Cannabis Stores in Las Vegas by Summer (Leafly)

// Nevada senators propose bill that would allow opioid addicts to use medical marijuana (My News 4 NBC)

// Marijuana Task Force Holds First Meeting (KTVN 2 News)

// Head regulator of state medical marijuana industry short on experience (News-Press)

// Government approves measure to decriminalize marijuana (Times of Israel)

// N.J. ‘Weedman’ appears before judge on witness tampering charges (NJ.com)


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Friday, March 3, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, March 3, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Sessions reassures senators: No pot crackdown imminent (Politico)

// If Sessions Resigns, Who’s Next in Line? (Leafly)

// Maryland lawmaker reprimanded by ethics panel over marijuana business ties (Washington Post)


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// Breaking: South Dakota House Blunts GW Pharma Bill (Leafly)

// Marijuana The Only Illicit Drug Gov’t Will Legalize: Trudeau (Huffington Post Canada)

// CanniMed Inks Canada’s First Pharmacy Cannabis Distribution Deal (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Senate OKs reduced penalties for pot possession (Taos News)

// California Regulators Worry They’re Not Prepared for Energy-Use Surge From Legal Marijuana Growing (Green Tech Media)

// New Market: Louisiana’s MMJ program offers limited opportunities but gains momentum (Marijuana Business Daily)

// UN Warns US & Canada On Legal Marijuana (MassRoots)


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Thursday, March 2, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, March 2, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Sessions met with Russian envoy twice last year, encounters he later did not disclose (New York Times)

// Marijuana growers get agricultural discount on utility bills (Your Central Valley)

// Georgia House votes to expand medical marijuana registry (The Telegraph)


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// New Bill Would Deschedule Marijuana (MassRoots)

// City Officials Shut Down Shop Distributing Marijuana ‘Gifts’ (U.S. News & World Report)

// Massachusetts in ‘no man’s land’ on legal marijuana, Gov. Charlie Baker says (Mass Live)

// Colorado lawmakers moving cautiously toward marijuana consumption clubs (The Gazette)

// Marijuana money still being counted on for Nevada schools (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Maryland Lawmaker Demands Apology After Governor Implies He Wants To Sell Heroin (CBS Sacramento)

// Vermont House Leaders Say They Will Move Forward With Marijuana Legalization Bill (Weed News)


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Wednesday, March 1, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Attorney General Sessions wants to know the science on marijuana and opioids. Here it is. (Washington Post)

// New York’s medical marijuana law sponsors say Health Department should slow its roll on adding more growers (NY Daily News)

// Before Legalization, Scott Wants Impairment Test That Doesn’t Exist Yet (Valley News)


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// Colorado AG wants Sessions to look at state’s marijuana industry before imposing crackdown (The Denver Channel)

// Oregon’s Governor Pushes Back Against Stricter Marijuana Laws (KHSU)

// Alaska marijuana tax revenue dropped in January (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Maine Marijuana Panel Deluged With Comments (Maine Public)

// Workshop held for Maine municipal leaders on legal marijuana (WLBZ 2 NBC)

// Feds To Track Marijuana Employment (MassRoots)

// Sir Patrick Stewart confesses he relies on CANNABIS SPRAY to keep his hands working (Express)


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Tuesday, February 28, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Sessions: More Violence Around Pot Than ‘One Would Think’ (New York Times)

// Company caught selling tainted marijuana can’t trace source of contamination (The Globe and Mail)

// Ohio Proposal Would Limit Patient Supply by THC Amount a First Among Legal States (Leafly News)

 


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// Study: Canadian Patients Substituting Marijuana for Prescription Drugs (Marijuana Industry News)

// Florida medical pot likely to be off-limits for Alabamians (AL.com)

// New Mexico tribe puts up land for $160M medicinal greenhouse (McClatchy DC Bureau)

// Dozens Of Credit Unions Are Looking At Working With The Marijuana Industry (Weed News)

// House panel snubs out legal pot (NM Political Report)

// Exclusive: Feds threatening to shut down marijuana festival Cannabis Cup in Las Vegas (Reno Gazette-Journal)

// Growing problem: Pot lights give ham radio operators a buzz (ABC News)


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