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

A Maryland state flag flies in the bright sun against a blue sky.

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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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
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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Wednesday, November 30, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Congressman Tom Price of Georgia will be the next Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Picks Marijuana Opponent For Health Secretary (Marijuana.com)

// Report: Beer Volumes Declining in Markets Where Recreational Cannabis is Legal (Brewbound)

// You may have to wait longer for legal pot in Mass. (Boston Globe)


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// Gov. Hickenlooper debuts “aggressive” new efforts to battle homelessness with marijuana tax dollars (Denver Post)

// Some Pot Shops Are Already Selling To Everyone, Despite Questionable Legality (LAist)

// Man turned away from Metro East bank for medical marijuana use (KMOV 4 News)

// Governor, legislators eyeing tax of marijuana (Missoulian)

// Proposed national fire safety codes in works for cannabis businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// State receiving first tax payments from marijuana businesses (KTUU 2 NBC)

// Retired NFL Player Eugene Monroe Joins Chicago Medical Marijuana Company (Chicago Inno)


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Monday, August 1, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, August 1, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Illinois just decriminalized marijuana possession effective immediately (The Cannabist)

// AG: Calif. Doctor’s notes not valid at Nevada marijuana dispensaries (Las Vegas Sun)

// Alcohol Industry Tells Congress to Worry About Marijuana (Marijuana.com)


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// State releases hundreds of recalled pot batches after they tested pesticide-free (The Cannabist)

// Health Dept. reports significant enrollment in medical cannabis program for intractable pain (Minnesota Public Radio)

// Dangerous Haze: Banking Is Not Yet Going to Pot (American Banker)

// Marijuana Could Be Legalized In U.S. Territory (Marijuana.com)

// State says no to ‘New Mexico True’ pot (Santa Fe New Mexican)

// Maine ballot question campaigns bring in $1 million since June (Sun Journal)

// Medical marijuana caregivers face restrictions in Saco (Portland Press Herald)


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Tuesday, July 19, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Medical marijuana in a traditional pill bottle.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Study: States With Medical Marijuana Observe Decline in Sick Time Taken By Employees (Marijuana.com)

// Chart of the Week: Most Common Medical Conditions of Registered MMJ Patients (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Australian MMJ Company Aims to Raise $4M for Human Trials (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Arizona Chamber files lawsuit against recreational marijuana backers (Phoenix Business Journal)

// Your Missouri Drug Conviction Could Go Away Thanks to New Law Signed by Jay Nixon (Riverfront Times)

// Lawmakers: Decriminalizing marijuana could be good for Texas business (My Statesman)

// Pittsburgh law firm launches medical marijuana practice group (Pittsburgh Business Times)

// 51-foot marijuana joint coming to Philly for the DNC (Philly Voice)

// New Study: Alcohol Fuels Aggression While Marijuana Reduces It (Marijuana.com)

// How Trump and Pence Differ on Marijuana (Marijuana.com)


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Friday, July 8, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, July 8, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// How a $2 Roadside Drug Test Sends Innocent People to Jail (The New York Times Magazine)

// It’s official: Arkansas will vote on medical marijuana in November (The Cannabist)

// New study aims to examine whole-plant marijuana as treatment for sports injuries (The Denver Post)


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// New Mexico Medical Cannabis Operators’ Financials Revealed (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Gathering of Nations gets cannabis producer as sponsor (KRQE News 13 New Mexico)

// Vancouver Dispensary Gets Second License in City’s History (Marijuana.com)

// Wyoming Liquor Division provides conference on alcohol and marijuana (KGWN NBC News Wyoming)

// Japan party backs use of medical marijuana, gets mixed reaction (Euronews)

// Alaska Marijuana Control Board passes on-site pot use amendment (News Miner)

// Walker signs alcohol bill with marijuana business provisions (News Miner)

 

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