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Tuesday, August 8, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Jeff Sessions’ letter to Oregon gov cites ‘pervasive illicit cannabis cultivation’ (Cannabist)

// Inslee and Ferguson Defend Washington Marijuana Regulations in Reply to Sessions (Marijuana Industry News)

// Weed Scene Elated as City Appears to Embrace Pot Shop Permits (LA Weekly)


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// State Lawmakers’ Group Urges Feds to Deschedule Cannabis (Leafly)

// Want to influence Massachusetts weed industry decisions? Regs board now forming (Cannabist)

// DEA plans to reduce quota of government-grown marijuana for research in 2018 (Cannabist)

// Scott To Create ‘Blue Ribbon Commission’ To Study Marijuana Legalization Issues (Vermont Public Radio)

// Pot Report Sparks War of Words Between New York Mayor & Drug Policy Alliance (The Fix)

// Chart: Many operational marijuana businesses are seeking funding in 2017 (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Neil deGrasse Tyson Endorses Legalizing Marijuana (MassRoots)


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Tuesday, August 1, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// DOH Certifies Steep Hill Hawaii to Begin Cannabis Testing (Maui Now)

// State leaders reject call for special session on medical marijuana (Baltimore Sun)

// Trump Opioid Commission Ignores Marijuana As Solution (MassRoots)


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// Senate Bill Punishes States For Discriminatory Marijuana Arrests (MassRoots)

// Ballot measure ‘typo’ could cost recreational marijuana campaign (Argus Leader)

// Finding of possible conflicts in Md. medical pot program sparks call for legislation (Washington Post)

// State gives OK to grow medical marijuana in Secaucus (NorthJersey.com)

// Marijuana grows leaving more Colorado homes filled with mold (Denver Post)

// Chart: Recreational marijuana stores are clustered in low-income areas of Denver, Seattle (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana is 9% of all Michigan arrests, and other facts on marijuana arrests (Michigan Live)


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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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Wednesday, June 28, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Cannabis delivery startup Eaze confirms theft of some user data from service provider (TechCrunch)

// Trump Cabinet Member Backs State Marijuana Laws From White House Podium (MassRoots)

// Nearly 3 in 4 Utah Voters Support Medical Marijuana Survey Finds (Leafly)


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// LDS Church weighs in on medical marijuana ballot initiative in Utah (Fox 13 Salt Lake City)

// Why the Latest Data on Marijuana and Car Crashes Has Some Experts Skeptical (GovTech)

// Etain plans to close Albany medical marijuana dispensary, begin home delivery (Times Union)

// California cannabis rules taking shape: Q&A with MJ attorney Khurshid Khoja (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Behind Closed Doors Mass. Lawmakers Hold Late-Stage Pot Law Negotiations (WBUR Radio)

// Rainbow Family gathering in Oregon has clouds on horizon with fed-state marijuana conflicts (Cannabist (AP))

// Update: Police in Florida review test kits after drywall tests positive for cocaine (KIRO 7)


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Friday, February 17, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, February 17, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Cannabis Caucus Kicks Off in Congress (MassRoots)

// DA Ogg, Police Leaders Announce Landmark Marijuana Diversion Program (Houston Press)

// California lawmaker raises possibility of delaying licensing of recreational marijuana sales (LA Times)


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// Georgia Senate reduces medical marijuana potency (11 Alive NBC)

// Senate panel OKs marijuana research bill (Salt Lake Tribune)

// New Approach to get head start on medical marijuana ballot measure (Missouri Times)

// More than $1-million of tainted medical marijuana destroyed (The Globe and Mail)

// South Dakota House panel passes industrial hemp bill (McClatchy DC)

// New Market: Ohio medical cannabis program set to be big, but license rules could curb growth (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ricky Williams on Eugene Monroe’s Inspiring Cannabis Journey (Marijuana.com)


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Thursday, October 13, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, October 13, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Every 25 Seconds: The Human Toll of Criminalizing Drug Use in the United States (Human Rights Watch)

// Support for marijuana legalization continues to rise (Pew Research Center)

// DC medical cannabis industry could benefit from rule change (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Wife of Utah Democratic candidate for governor to face medical marijuana charge (Salt Lake City Tribune)

// Scotts Miracle-Gro Surges as Market’s Darling for Legalized Pot (Chicago Tribune)

// Canada will see 900000 new pot smokers under legalization poll implies (Global News)

// Report: Senate panel misinformed voters about marijuana (Herald News)

// How The ‘Cannabis Catch-22’ Keeps Marijuana Classified As A Harmful Drug (WUNC)

// Former DEA Agents Rally In Support Of Marijuana Legalization In Arizona (Huffington Post)

// Humble brag: Cannabist surpasses High Times in unique visitors for first time (The Cannabist)


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Friday, October 7, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, October 7, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Leafly Investigation: The Great Cannabis Crime Lab Frame-Up (Leafly )

// ACLU Report Finds Discrimination in Massachusetts’ Marijuana Arrests (Boston Magazine)

// The Test Results Are In: Prohibitionists Lie (Dig Boston)


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// California Attorney General Predicts Legal Marijuana Victory (Marijuana.com)

// Never come between an 81-year-old and her marijuana plant (Boston Globe)

// Police pulling packages from mail fails ‘sniff test’ of Oregon Supreme Court (Oregon Live)

// Snoop Dogg helps lead Canadian marijuana shares higher (Globe and Mail)

// Arizona awards 31 new dispensary licenses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// O.penVAPE Offering CBD Cartridges with Flavors of Popular Cannabis Strains Globally (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Millions flowing into Maine to influence referendum results in November (Portland Press Herald)


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Friday, August 19, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, August 19, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Department of Justice plans to end its use of private prisons (The Cannabist)

// This is what a marijuana overdose is like (Vox)

// California arrested nearly half a million people for pot over the past decade (Washington Post)


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// UTA Signs High Times (Hollywood Reporter)

// Judge denies request to delay medical marijuana restrictions (NBC Montana)

// Pa. wants medical marijuana input (Penn Live)

// Report: West Virginia Could Generate Millions With Legal Marijuana (Marijuana Industry News)

// Ex-Barclays Banker Roger Jenkins Said to Back Marijuana Venture (Bloomberg)

// Oregon reviewing nearly 1,300 applications for marijuana businesses (Oregon Live)

// Colorado airport’s ‘Pot Only’ waste bins (NZ Herald.co.nz)


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Wednesday, August 10, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Circuit Judge Denies Medical Marijuana Petition (KDLT NBC News)

// Pot Arrests in New York City Jump 30 Percent (Courthouse News Service)

// MassRoots to Raise up to $5mm (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// NY Daily News Admits “We Were Wrong” About Stop and Frisk (Reason)

// Marijuana legalization foes file their own lawsuit (OC Register)

// Employers should establish drug-free workplaces ahead of medical marijuana Ohio agency says (Columbus Business Journal)

// Bend sees unauthorized marijuana bartering online (Bend Bulletin)

// Koster sues hemp oil sellers (Missouri Times)

// Colorado Springs could soon restrict ALL indoor grow operations (KOAA 5 NBC News)

// Illinois State’s Attorney Hired Own Investigators to Conduct Drug Searches and Seizures (Reason)


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