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Friday, July 7, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The golden dome of the Massachusetts state house catches the sun against a bright blue sky streaked with thin clouds.

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Friday, July 7, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Gov. Charlie Baker on Massachusetts budget: ‘They need to get something to our desk’ (MassLive)

// MassRoots Denies Knowing About Stock Promotion Scheme (Forbes)

// Hogan revamps the state’s troubled medical marijuana regulating agency (Washington Post)


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// Colorado’s Low Unemployment Legal Pot Push Employers To Reconsider Drug Tests (Colorado Public Radio)

// Pa.’s medical cannabis law legalized only the priciest treatments (Philly.com)

// Legalized It: Nevada’s First Night With Recreational Weed (Rolling Stone)

// Some Alaska marijuana shops’ Facebook pages are being shut down (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Colorado awards first cannabis transporter licenses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Oregon House Bill 2198 Heads to Governor Brown (Weed News)

// Keyshawn Johnson overreacts in big way to son caught with pot (New York Post)


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Thursday, July 6, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

An old school signs welcomes visitors to Nevada with the tagline '125 years of vision' printed underneath an old miner looking out over the mountains.

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Thursday, July 6, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// First days of recreational marijuana sales generate about $500,000 in taxes (Las Vegas Sun)

// John Morgan to file medical marijuana lawsuit Thursday (My News 13)

// Maryland approves first medical marijuana dispensary (Baltimore Sun)


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// Sin City: Politicians First in Line as Vegas Cashes in on Legal Weed (Marijuana.com)

// Nevada’s Retail Marijuana Kickoff Shows How Far Colorado Has Come (Westword)

// Massachusetts Speaker: Suspend Cannabis Negotiations Until Budget Plan Is Approved (Leafly)

// 185 Apply for Medical Marijuana Cultivator Licenses in Ohio (US News & World Report)

// Vermont looks to add fifth medical marijuana dispensary (Marijuana Business Daily)

// City Council’s Proposed Weed Rules Worry the Industry (LA Weekly)

// How a Cannabis Beauty Brand Is Changing Stoner Stereotypes in Paris (Vogue)


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Wednesday, July 5, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, July 5, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana sales in Nevada exceed stores’ expectations (Seattle Times (AP))

// Canada’s marijuana companies say young people not their demographic (The Record)

// Australia’s THC Driving Limits Could Put Brakes on Patients (Leafly)


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// Did you just smell that too? In our nation’s capital, weed is seemingly everywhere (Cannabist)

// What’s that smell in the air? In Boston, it’s marijuana – again and again and again. (Boston Globe)

// Florida Department of Health files rules for new medical marijuana law (Florida Politics)

// Why medical marijuana shops in Pa. won’t reek (Philly.com)

// Greece legalises marijuana for medical purposes (Independent UK)

// McGovern: Board can’t weed out doc who OK’d pot for mother-to-be (Boston Herald)

// Pot For Pets: Cannabis Treats Help Dogs Relax During 4th Of July Fireworks (International Business Times)


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Friday, June 30, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Prohibitionist Kevin Sabet speaking about his badly written book.

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Friday, June 30, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana Opponents Declare Premature Victory, Don’t Understand Legislative Process (MassRoots)

// Dubious publicity: Toker Poker code name for Colorado marijuana bust also a smoker accessory (Cannabist)

// No deal yet on rewrite of Massachusetts marijuana law (MassLive)


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// Workers’ comp insurance firm drops all 7 of Hawaii’s medical marijuana dispensaries over fear of feds (The Cannabist)

// In some states, pot farmers get a free pass. In Kentucky, Cornbread Mafia leader Johnny Boone faces prison (Courier-Journal)

// Here’s the complete list of where Pennsylvania’s 52 medical marijuana dispensaries will be (Cannabist)

// Medical-marijuana advisory board now in place in West Virginia (The News Center)

// Fourth Corner CEO: Marijuana credit union will pursue Federal Reserve master account ‘sooner rather than later’ (Cannabist)

// Oregon ranks low on cannabis industry transparency (Oregon Business)

// Forum: Clergy support regulating marijuana like alcohol (New Haven Register)


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Thursday, June 29, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A closely cropped shot of Vermont governor Phil Scott speaking at an event.

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Thursday, June 29, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Vermont Governor Passes Buck On Legal Marijuana Failure (MassRoots)

// Oregon Couple Sue Cannabis Growers for Federal Racketeering (Merry Jane)

// Catalonia Spain Legalizes Cannabis Cultivation and Consumption (Marijuana.com)


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// Massive marijuana bust dismantles illegal trafficking ring in Denver metro area (Denver Post)

// Vast Majority of Pain Patients Prefer Cannabis to Opioids, Study Finds (Leafly)

// Sununu signs medical marijuana bill into law expanding number of qualifying ill patients (NH1)

// House Speaker Robert DeLeo signals room to compromise on marijuana tax (Greenfield Recorder)

// Vast Majority of Pain Patients Prefer Cannabis to Opioids, Study FindsUN Drug Office can’t find a single cannabis drug overdose, despite it being most widely-consumed drug (Cannabist)

// ‘Amsterdam on steroids’: Las Vegas dispensaries brace for Saturday start of recreational sales (Las Vegas Sun)

// ‘It is permissible to smoke medical marijuana on Shabbat’ (Arutz Sheva 7 News)


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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.

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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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Thursday, June 22, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Mr. Willie the cat shows how many of us feel about the path marijuana legalization has followed in Vermont.

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Thursday, June 22, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Vermont Won’t Legalize Marijuana This Year (MassRoots)

// House OK’s bill that would redo recreational marijuana law (Boston.com (AP))

// Marijuana Policy Project’s bank closing account amid fears of DOJ crackdown (Cannabist)


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// Ohio Senator Rob Portman Is Lying About Drug Dealers Lacing Marijuana with Fentanyl (Merry Jane)

// Legal pot could cut police vehicle searches dramatically in California (KPCC Crime & Justice)

// South Carolina prepares to launch nation’s latest hemp program (Marijuana Business Daily)

// State approves production centers for medical marijuana licensees on Oahu Kaua (KHON 2)

// City Council members ‘disappointed’ Philly got overlooked for medical marijuana grower permits (Philly Voice)

// Allow terminally ill to get medical marijuana state lawmaker tells legislative panel (Courier-Journal)

// Colorado students given $420000 in marijuana tax-funded scholarships (Cannabist)


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Wednesday, June 21, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A medical marijuana store front mixes bright neon lights with stout safety bars over the windows.

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// The Latest: Nevada Says Determined to Meet July 1 Deadline (New York Times (AP))

// Pennsylvania issues permits to 12 medical marijuana growers (Washington Post (AP))

// MJ Freeway experiences second security breach in 2017, calls it ‘a theft’ (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// N.Y. Senate approves medical marijuana as PTSD treatment (New York Daily News)

// Colorado Supreme Court won’t hear appeal in fight over doubled-up pot taxes (Denver Post)

// Critics Say House Pot Bill Weakens Diversity Efforts (U.S. News & World Report (AP))

// Canada’s Marijuana Mega Farms (Marijuana.com)

// Right now there’s no way to know what’s in your California weed. That’s about to change (Cannabist)

// Marijuana Taxes Just Got A Lot Less Sticky (San Francisco Weekly)

// Mike Pence Tells Central American Leaders the United States Will Return to ‘War On Drugs’ Tactics (Merry Jane)


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Tuesday, June 20, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto sits against a backdrop of blurry word flags.

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Mexico Officially Legalizes Medical Marijuana (Marijuana.com)

// Canada Legal Marijuana: Manitoba Finance Minister Says Feds’ Timeline ‘Feels Rushed’ (Huffington Post Canada)

// Contaminated marijuana still reaching consumers in Oregon (Oregon Live)


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// Republican Senator: Let States Legalize Marijuana and Heroin (MassRoots)

// Bill to legalize marijuana in NJ takes first step at statehouse (News 12)

// The Latest: Nevada judge postpones pot license decision (Washington Post)

// 4 Reno MMJ dispensaries could be first in NV to sell rec marijuana (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Arkansas just opened door to get into state’s brand-new marijuana industry (Cannabist (AP))

// Registration begins for medical marijuana patients in Iowa (KCCI News)

// Chart: Florida could someday be home to massive medical marijuana businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Thursday, June 15, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The Massachusetts State Capitol dome building shines golden in the setting sunlight.

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Thursday, June 15, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Massachusetts House puts off vote on rewrite of recreational marijuana bill (Boston.com)

// Even Marijuana Legalization Opponents Criticize Schedule I (MassRoots)

// Science Calls Out Jeff Sessions on Medical Marijuana and the ‘Historic Drug Epidemic’ (Scientific American)


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// Congress Set to Revive CARERS Act on Thursday (Leafly)

// Wyden : Sessions’ Attacks on Medical Marijuana Again Show He only Values States’ Rights When He Thinks States Are Right (Marijuana Industry News)

// Proposed Denver social marijuana use rules so restrictive ’99 percent’ of business owners ‘no longer interested’ (Cannabist)

// Arkansas panel endorses proposed medical-marijuana rules (Arkansas News)

// Caregivers raise alarm at hearing over proposed changes to Maine’s medical marijuana rules (Portland Press Herald)

// Legalizing cannabis could help reduce opioid use: experts (CTV News)

// Maine Legislature Approves Organ Transplant Bill for Medical Marijuana Patients (Marijuana Industry News)


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