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Tuesday, April 4, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Governors From 4 Marijuana States Ask to Be Left Alone (US News & World Report)

// With Big Banks Absent IRS Gears up for Flood of Tax Cash (Leafly)

// The problem with America’s marijuana DUI laws: science (Reno Gazette-Journal)


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// Leading Cannabis Tech Company LeafLink Announces Financing from Mainstream Backers (Merry Jane)

// House approves overhaul to medical marijuana bill (Herald Dispatch)

// Clark County could delay retail marijuana sales (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Florida Senate wants to add medical marijuana licenses (Orlando Weekly)

// Alaska Sees Slight Increase in Marijuana Tax Revenue for February (Marijuana Industry News)

// Chart: More medical cannabis patients and fewer caregivers in Hawaii (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Let Timmy Smoke: It’s Time to Open Baseball’s Hidden Cannabis Culture (Leafly)


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Monday, April 3, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, April 3, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// John Oliver Goes Off On America’s Most Absurd Marijuana Laws (Huffington Post)

// Trump And Marijuana: Justice Department Contacts Colorado Officials About Cannabis Cases (International Business Times)

// Exclusive: Here’s how Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper really feels about marijuana (The Cannabist)


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// Jerry Jones addresses Roger Goodell’s contract marijuana at owners-only meeting (Sporting News)

// Congressman Talks Marijuana In Launching Challenge Against Ted Cruz (Mass Roots)

// Criticism of U. of Mississippi Marijuana Quality Unfair (The Chronicle of Higher Education)

// California dispensary opens club for kids who use medical cannabis oil (Fox 4 Kansas City)

// Governor signs 12 marijuana bills more on his desk (Baxter Bulletin)

// A Real Estate Boom Powered by Pot (NY Times)

// More than 10000 attend Hash Bash call for Michigan marijuana legalization (MLive)


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Friday, March 31, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, March 31, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New Legislation Would Force The Federal Government To Treat Marijuana Like Alcohol (Huffington Post)

// Delaware lawmakers unveil recreational marijuana bill (PhillyVoice)

// Since 2007, the DEA has taken $3.2 billion in cash from people not charged with a crime (Washington Post)


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// John Kasich Says Medical Marijuana Has No Place in Stopping Ohio’s Opioid Crisis (Time)

// Maryland legislators propose using marijuana to treat heroin addiction (The Baltimore Sun)

// WV House fast-tracks medical marijuana (The Herald-Dispatch)

// Delaware to get Second Medical Marijuana Facility (Delmarva Public Radio)

// San Francisco’s 4/20 Marijuana Festival Will Be A City-Permitted Event (KPIX 5 CBS SF Bay Area)

// Cities Swap SWAT-Style Dispensary Raids for Softer Approach (Leafly)

// Canadian pharmacy chain to cover employees’ medical cannabis (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Wednesday, March 29, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// VT House delays vote on legalizing marijuana (Burlington Free Press)

// Massachusetts approves $300k for marijuana start-up costs (Mass Live)

// Twitter Censors Marijuana Searches – Then Reverses Decision (Merry Jane)


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// First Amendment 2 Implementing Bill Passes House Committee (US News & World Report)

// Georgia closer to medical marijuana expansion (The Telegraph)

// Canadian producer invests $3M in Arizona medical marijuana grower (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Clark County marijuana panel talks social clubs in first meeting (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Brownies and gummy bears dominate marijuana discussion in Nevada Legislature (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Dustup Over NIDA-Grown Ditch Weed Leads Johns Hopkins to Ditch PTSD Study (Leafly)

// Illinois medical marijuana use rejected for intractable pain, autism (Chicago Tribune)


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

Former Oklahoma governor Scott Pruitt, current administrator of the EPA and noted enemy of the environment, sits up onstage at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) Conference.

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

// Medical marijuana one step closer to Oklahoma ballot (The Oklahoman)

// Trump Taps Christie to Lead New Charge Against Opioid Epidemic (Marijuana.com)

// Speakers at hearing back bill to make medical marijuana users eligible for organ transplants (Portland Press Herald)


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// Border Crossings: The Hidden Cannabis Crackdown- Part 1, Legal Cannabis Is a Deportable Offense (Leafly)

// Senate Bill Would Allow Medical Marijuana Users To Own Guns (KTVN 2 News)

// Utah governor signs medical marijuana research bill (KUTV 2 News CBS)

// Colorado protects marijuana use while patients await trial (ABC 7 Denver)

// Poll Shows ‘Large Majorities’ of Illinois Voters Support Legalizing Marijuana (Illinois Policy)

// Chart: 8 new marijuana markets slated to launch in 2018 (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Richard Branson Says New Zealand Farmers Should Grow Marijuana (Baller Status)


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Monday, March 27, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A retail display shows trimmed marijuana buds arrayed over a Canadian Flag maple leaf.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, March 27, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trudeau government to legalize marijuana by Canada Day 2018: reports (The Star)

// Colorado Legislation Would Create a Loophole for Cannabis Growers to Escape a Federal Crackdown (Merry Jane)

// DEA OKs synthetic marijuana for pharma company that spent $500,000 to keep pot illegal (Chicago Tribune)


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// More medical marijuana licenses would be awarded in deal reached by Maryland legislative leaders (Baltimore Sun)

// State House Votes to Block Memphis, Nashville Pot Ordinances (Memphis Daily News)

// Buzzkill: Gov. Rauner ‘Not A Believer’ That Legalized Marijuana Would Help State’s Woes (Chicagoist)

// Lawmakers Have Lots of Ideas For How to Spend Proceeds from Taxing Pot Sales (Maine Public)

// WV Senate committee passes medical marijuana bill (Charleston Gazette-Mail)

// Medical marijuana bill in South Carolina bolstered by conservatives (Boston Globe)

// 3 former pro athletes to talk about marijuana after 2017 Hash Bash (MLive)


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Thursday, March 23, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A marijuana joint is held up in front of the Vermont State House.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, March 23, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Updated: Marijuana Legalization Bill Advances to House Vote (VT Digger)

// A big thing marijuana opponents warned you about is definitely not happening (Washington Post)

// California lawmakers want to block police from helping federal drug agents take action against marijuana license holders (LA Times)


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// A proposed state “crackdown” on marijuana home grows is getting weaker as it moves along (Denverite)

// Oakland’s Recreational Dispensary Residency Requirement Overturned Amid Legal Uproar (Merry Jane)

// DC to authorize sixth medical cannabis dispensary (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Bill requiring Arkansans to hold 60 percent ownership in medical marijuana facilities advances (Arkansas Online)

// Illinois Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Legalize Recreational Marijuana for Adults (ABC 7 Chicago)

// Oregon’s Chalice Farms Agrees to Sell to Publicly-Traded Golden Leaf Holdings (New Cannabis Ventures)

// North Dakota medical marijuana supporters say Legislature overriding voter intent (Cannabist)


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

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

// Door-Busting Drug Raids Leave a Trail of Blood (New York Times)

// Marijuana legalization champions in R.I. legislature again say they have the votes (Providence Journal)

// Oregon senate approves proposal to shield pot users’ data (Seattle Times)


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// U.S. Health Secretary’s Wife Supports Marijuana Rescheduling (MassRoots)

// Tulsi Gabbard Urges Congress to Pass Federal Decriminalization Bill (Marijuana Industry News)

// New cannabis advocacy group aims to sway federal government (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Floridians Are Pissed at State Legislators for Delaying Medical Pot Rules (Miami New Times)

// Pot tax revenue projected at $172M a year (The Recorder)

// Massachusetts treasurer Deb Goldberg wants $10 million to help her start enforcing new marijuana law (MassLive)

// CDOT and Lyft Start the Countdown to 4/20 by Rolling Out a Ride Plan (Westword)


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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

An afternoon shot of Boulder's Pearl Street walking mall shows pedestrians strolling along the bricks as buskers perform all around.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Pot club showdown nears between Colorado governor lawmakers (Albuquerque Journal)

// Bill that Would Add Opioid Use Disorder to List of Conditions that Qualify for Medical Marijuana in New Mexico Heads to Governor’s Desk (Marijuana Industry News)

// US-based group that organized UN event denies timing of Leni video linked to Duterte impeach raps (Interaksyon)


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// Arkansas House rejects bill to ban marijuana in food (Times Record)

// Four marijuana bills sent to governor more may follow (Baxter Bulletin)

// Advocates to MA Lawmakers: Don’t Amend Cannabis Law Just Yet (Leafly)

// Medical marijuana advocates begin the process to put it on the 2018 ballot in Utah (Fox 13 Salt Lake City)

// Canada’s ‘Princess of Pot’ returns home to Vancouver to begin cutting ties with Cannabis Culture empire (Vancouver Sun)

// SC Prosecutor Contender at Odds With Feds on Medical Cannabis (Leafly)

// Chart: Licensing bottlenecks hamper growth of Massachusetts MMJ program (Marijuana Business Daily)


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

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

// Vermont Legal Marijuana Bill Struggles (MassRoots)

// Political Scene: At long last, R.I.’s medical marijuana oversight panel will meet (Providence Journal)

// Georgia Senate agrees to compromise bill to allow AIDS patients medical marijuana access (Georgia Voice)


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// Appeals Court upholds state limits on marijuana for PTSD (Daily Courier)

// Gov. Dennis Daugaard Signs Cannabidiol Measure Into Law (US News & World Report)

// AR House Approved Legislation to Ban Smoking Medical Marijuana Where Smoking Tobacco is Banned (NWA News)

// Segerblom bill would spark earlier recreational marijuana sales in Nevada (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Maine considers putting alcohol agency in charge of pot sales (Bangor Daily News)

// ‘Budtender’ says marijuana dispensary bosses left him high and dry after raid (Ottawa Citizen)

// Cannabis 101 de-hazes legal weed for seniors (Seattle PI)


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