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Wednesday, August 9, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Maui dispensary approved as 1st to begin selling medical marijuana (Hawaii News Now)

// Poll: Record High Support For Legal Marijuana (MassRoots)

// Multi-State Cannabis Operator GTI Quietly Raises Over $50 Million (New Cannabist Ventures)


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// Activists concerned that state’s marijuana regulatory agency is underfunded (WWLP News)

// Massachusetts Cannabis Advisory Board Members Largely From Pro-Pot Cities (New England Public Radio)

// Attorney: State can’t outlaw medical marijuana on college campuses (Verde Independent)

// Virginia’s Leading Gubernatorial Candidate Is Already Calling for Marijuana Decriminalization (Merry Jane)

// North Dakota Department of Health looking for lab to test medical marijuana (Bismarck Tribune)

// Unfinished business: Maine lawmakers delayed many key decisions (Bangor Daily News)

// The Post’s View: Maryland is mired in a medical-marijuana morass (Washington Post)


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Wednesday, July 12, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Cops busted 60,000 for pot in de Blasio’s first three years (New York Daily News)

// D.C. public weed use arrests nearly tripled last year (Washington Post (AP))

// Attorney General Jeff Sessions wants to bring back anti-drug program D.A.R.E. from the dead (New York Daily News)


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// Still No Deal on Pot Bill; Baker Suggests Time Running Short (U.S. News & World Report (AP))

// Merger creates one of Arizona’s biggest medical marijuana firms (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Governor Cuomo considers expansion of medical marijuana program for PTSD patients (WXXI AM News)

// Hemp-based CBD market continues its enormous growth (Marijuana Business Daily)

// North Dakota expects medical marijuana to be available in Spring 2018 (Cannabist)

// Anchorage Assembly resolution calls for regulations on allowing pot consumption in retail stores (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Senators to Vote On Medical Marijuana For Military Veterans (MassRoots)


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Monday, May 22, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, May 22, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Rhode Island Marijuana Legalization Deal In The Works (MassRoots)

// Medical cannabis producers’ numbers don’t match reports (NM Political Report)

// Australian Cannabis Producer AusCann Raises $12mm (New Cannabis Ventures)


// Alaska cops and prison guards banned from owning or operating cannabis businesses (Cannabist)

// Utah Republicans Blunt Medical Marijuana Resolution (KUER 90.1 News)

// Ohio supreme court judge calls for legalisation of marijuana (The Guardian)

// Keep paying higher fees for medical marijuana users Arizona judge rules (Tucson.com)

// Pot convictions go up in smoke with California legalization (The Courier)

// Organizers of a Colorado marijuana rally fined over trash (KOAA News 5 NBC)

// Facebook Shuts Down the Page of Pot-Legalization Campaign Safer Arizona (New Phoenix Times)


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Thursday, April 20, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, April 20, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Vermont Legal Marijuana Fight Still Alive (MassRoots)

// West Virginia Gov’s Defense of Medical Marijuana Has Us All Verklempt (Leafly)

// Burgum signs bill legalizing medical marijuana in ND (Valley News Live)


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// 8 Mainstream Marketing Campaigns That Have Embraced the 420 Crowd (Leafly)

// Weed Prices Are Really Confusing (and Not Just When You’re Stoned) (Time)

// Arizona appellate court rules on medical marijuana issues involving doctors, leases (KTAR News)

// Marijuana advocates vow to smoke pot and get arrested on steps of U.S. Capitol (Washington Post)

// U.S. Rep Polis predicts medical cannabis safeguard will get OK (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Green Organic Dutchman Raises over $28mm (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Colorado marijuana DUIs down 33 percent from first three months of last year (The Cannabist)


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

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, April 7, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Nevada GOP leaders ask Sessions for help with marijuana laws (Reno Gazette-Journal)

// Ruling blunts Arizona law banning medical marijuana on college campuses (Tucson.com)

// California police not down with Gov. Brown’s marijuana plan (Cannabist)


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// Virginia will undertake a study of marijuana decriminalization this year (Richmond Rimes-Dispatch)

// Denver’s Social Consumption Committee Meeting for Last Time Today (Westword)

// Bill proposes study on legalizing recreational marijuana for discussion in 2019 Legislature (Missoulian)

// Medical marijuana patients in Colorado can keep using while they await trial (Denverite)

// Nevada Senate pushes pair of marijuana tax bills (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Cannabis Two-Step: Raise Cash in Canada Spend It in U.S. (Bloomberg)

// French election: Four out of five presidential candidates support relaxation of cannabis laws (Independent)


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

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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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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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Friday, February 24, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, February 24, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// White House Expects Justice Crackdown on Legalized Marijuana (New York Times)

// Rep. Young’s Cannabis Caucus wants to ‘educate’ Trump administration on pot (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Wyden vows to fight feds’ shift on recreational marijuana (KTVZ 21 News)


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// Amid fears of federal marijuana crackdown, state attorney general vows to ‘defend the will of Washington voters’ (The Spokesman-Review)

// Alaska AG says feds couldn’t overturn state’s pot law (KINY Radio)

// Sean Spicer: Trump May Crack Down on Recreational Pot; Arizona Industry ‘Thrilled’ (Phoenix New Times)

// Poll: Majority of Americans support legalization, want feds to step off (The Cannabist)

// New Jersey medical marijuana program doubles patient count (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Nearly 130,000 Canadians have prescriptions for medical marijuana (CTV News Kitchener)

// Public Comment Session About Marijuana Legalization To Be Held in Augusta (WABI CBS 5)


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

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

// New York State Medical Cannabis Providers to Double to 10 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// GOP congressman worries about terrorists using bales of marijuana to smuggle nukes into the U.S. (Think Progress)

// Safer Arizona Fixes Marijuana-Legalization Initiative, Adds Protections for Kids (Phoenix New Times)


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// New Legislation Would Allow Indoor Cannabis Smoking Lounges in Oregon (Merry Jane)

// Montana Senate agrees to fix medical marijuana law, two months after judge re-opened dispensaries (The Cannabist)

// Australia Loosens Cannabis Import Rules to Speed Patient Access (Leafly)

// New Market: Once Maryland fixes problems, ample MMJ opportunities await (Marijuana Business Daily)

// GW Pharma Responds: ‘Not Creating a Monopoly’ (Leafly)

// New Frontier Data: U.S. Cannabis Market Creates 283,422 Jobs by 2020 (Yahoo Finance)

// Will Trump Fire The Drug Czar? (MassRoots)


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

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

// When Retirement Comes With a Daily Dose of Cannabis (New York Times)

// What Were They Smoking? Safer Arizona Leaders Admit 2018 Pot Initiative Flawed (Phoenix New Times)

// New law puts 3000 Sonoma County cannabis cultivators in jeopardy (The Press Democrat)


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// Senate committee debating North Dakota medical pot bill (Charlotte Observer)

// As pot goes legit the dinner-table debate lights up (Portland Press Herald)

// Chart: Recreational marijuana markets in Washington Colorado still soaring (Marijuana Business Daily)

// No barbs but support for decriminalizing pot at first GOP Va. governor debate (Washington Post)

// Following legalization Boston law firm Foley Hoag creates marijuana practice (Mass Live)

// Colorado to Open its First Drive-Thru Cannabis Shop (Culture Magazine)

// The DEA Is Hiring Weed Couriers (MassRoots)


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