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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// The Drug Industry’s Triumph Over the DEA (Washington Post)

// MassRoots Board Removes CEO Isaac Dietrich (Forbes)

// Black Adults Are 7 Times More Likely to Be Arrested for Pot Than White Adults in Philadelphia Suburbs (NBC Philadelphia)


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// Legal marijuana is saving lives in Colorado, study finds (Washington Post)

// Three finalists named for cannabis commission director (Boston Globe)

// Board aims for early 2018 to issue marijuana cultivation licenses (THV 11)

// TSX Threatens to Delist Canadian Companies with U.S. Cannabis Operations (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Chart: 42% of marijuana business owners plan to expand into new markets (Marijuana Business Daily)

// New Hampshire Marijuana Study Commission To Hold First Meeting (Marijuana Moment)

// Rebuked, ex-Wolf adviser suspends sale of marijuana company (The Inquirer)


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Monday, October 2, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, October 2, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Legal age to buy pot in Quebec will be 18 and it won’t be sold at deps (Montreal Gazette)

// Shane McMahon, son of Trump cabinet member, poured $500G into legal cannabis company (NY Daily News)

// Florida will miss deadline for handing out medical-marijuana licenses (Orlando Weekly)


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// Black Caucus may ‘take a knee’ if General Assembly leaders don’t swiftly pass medical marijuana expansion (Baltimore Sun)

// Maui’s second medical marijuana dispensary receives state approval to begin sales (Pacific Business News)

// RTD: Pot Tax Money ‘Lost Forever’ (CBS Denver)

// Concerns grow over how to bank cash crop (Boston Herald)

// Marijuana providers await details of state’s so-far murky testing requirements (Bozeman Daily Chronicle)

// Pot legalization in California brings a bonanza of government jobs (Los Angeles Times)

// Marijuana arrests plunge in 2016, but racial disparity remains (Boston Globe)


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Tuesday, September 26, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Administration Makes It Harder To Track Marijuana Arrests (But I Did It Anyway) (Forbes)

// L.A. is set to be a hot market for marijuana sales. But there might not be many places to smoke it (Los Angeles Times)

// As Legalization Looms, Toronto Wrangles Where to Allow Smoking (Leafly)


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// Marijuana industry groups to LA: Don’t shut out existing suppliers (Los Angeles Daily News)

// California Pot Trends Already Resemble Colorado’s Retail Market (Westword)

// U.S. Wholesale Cannabis Prices Down 18.6% During First Half of 2017, Despite Relative Stability (Marijuana Industry News)

// Israel Cannabis Market Could Be Worth $1.1 Billion By 2022 (Green Market Report)

// Marijuana task-force member’s move to legal weed company raises conflict-of-interest concerns (National Post)

// Quarter of Seattle cancer patients turn to marijuana to help cope with pain, stress, and nausea (Independent)

// Vail Valley ranchers say they have the only zero-carbon footprint marijuana grow in Colorado (Vail Daily)


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Tuesday, August 22, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana board considers shutting down dispensaries until licensing starts (Michigan Radio)

// Nevada marijuana license expansion on hold again until Aug. 29 (KTNV Las Vegas (AP))

// Pot Prices Rise 200% In Nevada As Product Flies Off The Shelves (Forbes)


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// California Is Still Arresting Too Many People of Color for Cannabis (Leafly)

// NYC pot arrests continue despite decriminalization push: lawyers (NY Daily News)

// Denver soon to license pot clubs, but few may open (McClatchy DC)

// Yet another study says weed could help solve the opioid crisis (Vice News)

// Deep Dive into Cannabis Stock Sunset Island Group Reveals Red Flags for Investors (New Cannabis Ventures)

// States Work To Help Marijuana Industry Reduce Power Costs (National Public Radio)

// Chart: Portion of women executives in cannabis industry dips to 27% but still strong (Marijuana Business Daily)


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

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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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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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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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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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