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Thursday, February 15, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, February 15, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana Justice Act Gains Momentum In Senate (Marijuana Moment)

// White House Official Resigns Over Cannabis Use 5 Years Ago (Leafly)

// L.A. County Supes Cultivate Plan to Clear Past Pot Convictions (Marijuana.com)


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// Medical Cannabis Clearly Saves Lives, Federal Judge Declares (Leafly)

// Molson Coors calls legal marijuana a ‘risk factor’ for its beer business (Cannabist)

// Pernod Ricard boss: We’re eyeing legal cannabis market ‘closely’ (Telegraph)

// Proposal would protect medical marijuana patients from losing their jobs (Cannifornian)

// Ontario set to lay out how it will procure marijuana for recreational sales (Marijuana Business Daily)

// The Open-Source Database That Can Save the Cannabis Industry Needs Your Help (Willamette Week)

// Berkeley Declares Itself a Sanctuary City for Cannabis Consumers (Leafly)


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Thursday, February 8, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, February 8, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Visiting Tampa, Jeff Sessions says opioid addicts should ‘tough it out,’ take aspirin (Florida Politics)

// Trump Says He Will Focus On Opioid Law Enforcement Not Treatment (NPR)

// Audit takes regulators to task for failing to monitor marijuana industry (Oregonian)


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// Cory Gardner’s siege of the Justice Department over marijuana enters second month (Denver Post)

// Canaccord Genuity earnings get big boost from marijuana sector (CBC News)

// State Lawmakers Push Marijuana Referendums (Marijuana Moment)

// Fox News Poll: Support for legalizing marijuana hits record high (Fox News)

// Leafly to Begin Excluding Unlicensed California Dispensaries on March 1 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Aspen marijuana shops sold $11.3 million in 2017, topping liquor stores for first time (Aspen Times)

// Vermont Lawmakers Consider A Fast Lane For Erasing Marijuana Misdemeanors From Record (Vermont Public Radio)


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Tuesday, January 23, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Here’s What Vermont’s Legalization Law Allows-and Doesn’t (Leafly)

// Alcohol Sales Dropped 15% In States With Medical Marijuana Laws (Forbes)

// State Lawmakers Push Back On Federal Anti-Marijuana Moves (Marijuana Moment)


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// How a Cannabis Ban Turned One California County Into ‘Ground Zero for Chaos’ (Leafly)

// Nevada marijuana biz rakes in $5.5 million in November (Las Vegas Sun)

// Pa. Attorney General Stands Up For State’s Medical Marijuana Law (CBS Pittsburgh)

// ‘Secret shoppers’ could be in store for Massachusetts marijuana retail shops (Mass Live)

// To educate people about marijuana Colorado health officials tried ads with a radically friendly tone. Did it work? (Denver Post)

// Netflix’s ‘Disjointed’ parodies Harborside CEO Stephen DeAngelo (Green State)

// Chart: Sales growth slowing in Colorado’s recreational marijuana market (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Monday, January 22, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, January 22, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// What the Federal Shutdown Means for Medical Marijuana (Leafly)

// Did Vermont Gov sign marijuana legalization bill Sunday? (Cannabist (AP))

// Marijuana Is Safer Than Alcohol, Tobacco, Or Sugar Americans Say In New Poll (Marijuana Moment)


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// Ontario seeks public feedback on allowing cannabis lounges as legalization looms (Vancouver Sun)

// Walker names new member to Marijuana Control Board (Alaska Journal of Commerce)

// Shulkin clarifies marijuana comments: VA can study the drug but won’t (Stars and Stripes)

// Pa. has approved all but two of 12 marijuana growers; Lower Merion gives OK for dispensary (Philly Inquirer)

// Regs For Sale Of Recreational Pot In Maine Put On Hold – Again – Until Mid April (Maine Public Radio)

// Cancer Patients Get Little Guidance From Doctors On Using Medical Marijuana (National Public Radio)

// Troubles deepen for co-founder of Mendocino County’s only cannabis distribution business (Press Democrat)


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Monday, December 4, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, December 4, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Medical marijuana has arrived in Maryland, and the customers are lined up for it (Washington Post)

// Medical marijuana took a bite out of alcohol sales. Recreational pot could take an even bigger one. (Washington Post)

// Army issuing more waivers for recruits who used marijuana (PBS)


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// Alaska October cannabis tax revenue nears $1 million (Anchorage Daily News)

// Gov. Rauner not high on legalizing marijuana: ‘That’s a mistake’ (Chicago Sun Times)

// Backer Of Failed 2015 Medical Marijuana Ballot Issue Threatens Legal Action Against State (WVXU.org)

// Cannabis experts: leaked state medical marijuana guidelines are ‘comprehensive’ (WZZM 13 ABC)

// Marijuana Control Board develops working group to address testing (KTUU )

// Montreal ‘Weedmaps’ ads removed after anti-marijuana complaints (CTV News)

// The Owner of Two Pot Shops Won a City Council Seat in a Conservative Rural Town (Intercept)


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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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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, February 22, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Oregon pot tax revenue continues decline (Statesman Journal)

// Hemp Petition Forces Trump Response (MassRoots)

// Colorado Proposal Would Allow Marijuana Delivery (Westword)


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// Texas Has a Medical Cannabis ‘Prescription’ Problem (Leafly)

// New Poll Says Texas Residents Want Marijuana Treated Like Beer (Merry Jane)

// Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office hires new director (Alaska Public Media)

// Indiana House approves medical marijuana bill for epilepsy patients (CBS 4 Indianapolis)

// State Health Department to Hold Forum on Medical Marijuana (SNJ Today)

// Dutch Lawmakers Extend Tolerance to Cannabis Cultivation (Leafly)

// O, Cannabis! Get Weed Now – No Medical Card Required, if you know where to go (Valley Advocate)


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

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

// Colorado sold $1.3 billion worth of marijuana in 2016 (Cannabist)

// Sexy Pizza and allies file suit against Colorado so their customers can use weed and alcohol (Denverite)

// Double-Digit Price Declines in Wholesale Cannabis Markets in 2016 Driven by Changes in Cultivation Methods and Greater Supply (Marijuana Industry News)


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// State seizes CBD products from marijuana stores (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Lawmakers puzzle over how to allow pot to be carried inter-island (Hawaii News Now)

// Cuomo says he remains opposed to recreational marijuana (Politico)

// Peru’s government proposes to legalise medical marijuana (Independent)

// Why Cannabis is the Best Medicine on the Planet for Professional Football Players (Marijuana.com)

// New Market: Fierce competition for licenses in Pennsylvania’s emerging MMJ program (Marijuana Business Daily)

// VIDEO: Sasquatch sighting at the “X” in Springfield (WWLP 22 News)


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Friday, January 27, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, January 27, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// House rejects LePage’s amendment to marijuana moratorium (WCSH 6 NBC)

// LePage won’t sign bill to delay retail pot sales, bar possession by minors (Portland Press Herald)

// Nevada recreational marijuana program to get started with $870K (Reno Gazette-Journal)


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// New bill would make it easier for pot businesses to pay taxes (ABC 10)

// EXCLUSIVE: N.Y. pol pens plea asking Trump to prevent feds from torching state’s medical marijuana program (NY Daily News)

// Bills would end license suspension for marijuana possession (WRIC 8 ABC)

// Recreational marijuana: Changes could be coming (Wicked Local Wayland)

// Marijuana legalization leads to rethinking of Massachusetts alcohol laws (Mass Live)

// Renewed Push to End Marijuana Prohibition Kicks Off in Vermont (Marijuana Industry News)

// Burger King employees accused of selling marijuana to customers ordering ‘fries extra crispy’ (Fox 8 Cleveland)


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