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Monday, April 16, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, April 16, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump To Support Major Marijuana Legislation (Marijuana Moment)

// Players free to smoke weed as dispensary sponsors Las Vegas soccer team (Las Vegas Sun)

// $15M marijuana facility opens near Reno (Las Vegas Review-Journal)


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// Las Vegas marijuana grower to pay $28M for local store (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Canada To Measure Marijuana Use By Testing Sewage (NPR)

// The newest threat to California’s redwoods isn’t what you’d think (SF Gate)

// In Boston-area condos and apartments, the smell of pot pits neighbor against neighbor (Boston Globe)

// Dana Nessel wins nod from Democrats for attorney general (Michigan Radio)

// Watch This: Cheech & Chong Talk About the First Time They Got High (Leafly)

// Indy Q&A: Former Denver Post pot editor on the future of public marijuana consumption in Nevada (Nevada Independent)


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Thursday, November 16, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, November 16, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Kentucky Secretary of State starts task force to get medical marijuana legalized (WSAZ)

// House committee rejects N.H. marijuana legalization bill (Concord Monitor)

// Medical Marijuana Weeks Away From Being Sold Legally In Texas (CBS DFW)


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// Julian Fantino who once compared weed to murder defends opening medical marijuana business (CBC Radio)

// Man says marijuana dispensary will bring ‘undesirable elements’ to the area like army vets and cancer patients (Boston Globe)

// On-site marijuana consumption decision delayed (KTUU )

// Montana health department drafts dozens of new medical marijuana rules (Missourian)

// V.A. Doesn’t Understand Marijuana Laws So Veterans Lose Access (Marijuana Moment)

// Jan. 1 Marijuana Sales Delayed as S.F. Supes Choke (San Francisco Weekly)

// Cannabis industry expected to turn out in record numbers for MJBizCon (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// In the midst of Congressional grilling, Sessions takes heat on marijuana attitude (Cannabist)

// Impaired driving changes could unfairly punish medical cannabis users, lawyers say (Globe and Mail)

// MassRoots quarterly revenue tanks (Cannabist)


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// Cash crunch holds up Michigan pot legalization push (Detroit News)

// Canopy Growth Sales Increase 107% to $17.6 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// RI medical marijuana dispensary CEO fears impact of recreational pot sales in Mass. (Providence Journal)

// Marty Walsh aims high to avoid drag on cannabis coffers (Boston Globe)

// Senator Tim Kaine Supports Medical Cannabis Research Bills in Congress (Merry Jane)

// Federal Reserve Bank In California Begins Accepting Cannabis Cash (Green Market Report)

// Township mulls no limit to number of medical marijuana facilities (Michigan Live)


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Monday, November 6, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Racist Maine governor Paul LePage.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, November 6, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// LePage just says no to bill that would launch Maine’s marijuana market (Portland Press Herald)

// On Legalization’s 5th Anniversary, Here’s What We’ve Learned (Leafly)

// MJ Freeway’s point-of-sale system goes down again (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Ohio Names 11 Medical Cannabis Cultivation Provisional License Holders (New Cannabist Ventures)

// Senate could hold up government’s pot bill beyond July deadline (CBC News)

// New Mexico May Add Opioid Use Disorder as a Qualifying Condition (Leafly)

// Drugged Driving Crackdown: Michigan Police Officers to Begin Mouth Swabs in 5 Counties (Legal Examiner)

// CDOT Lyft and Marijuana Industry Group partner to stop Coloradans from driving high (Denver Channel)

// Men seeking medical marijuana bombard Pennsylvania gynecologist’s office (Cannabist (AP))

// Five things you should know about Shaleen Title (Boston Globe)


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Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// DOJ Admits It Isn’t Legal To Keep Prosecuting Washington State Medical Marijuana Users (Huffington Post)

// MassRoots in turmoil after CEO ouster; CannaRegs scuttles planned $12M merger (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Crowdfunding Site Cancels Aid to California Wildfire Victims- Because Cannabis (Leafly)


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// Medical marijuana businesses could need up to $500k to start up in Michigan (MLive)

// Share Supply Sinks Canadian Cannabis Companies (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Hawaii approves second lab for medical marijuana testing (Pacific Business News)

// Medical Marijuana Grower Gets Green Light in Pennsylvania (U.S. News & World Report (AP))

// Legalize Maine says Legislature’s rewrite of pot law ‘not ready for prime time’ (Portland Press Herald)

// Report: Cannabis industry capital raises reach $1.8B in 2017 (Marijuana Business Daily)

// ‘Everywhere I go, all I smell is pot now,’ Boston Police Commissioner William Evans says (Mass Live)


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Friday, July 14, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, July 14, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// The Latest: Nevada Passes Rules to Ensure Pot Won’t Run Out (New York Times (AP))

// Delaware officials expand access to medical marijuana (WMDT News)

// Senators Approve Medical Marijuana For Military Veterans (MassRoots)


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// State’s Marijuana Control Board pushes back ‘on-site consumption’ discussion until Friday (Webcenter 11 NBC)

// Monthly marijuana sales of $100 million the ‘new norm’ in Colorado (Cannabist)

// Hemp-growing: first step to medicinal cannabis in Utah? (Salt Lake Tribune)

// Lawmakers seek tax on pot that raises revenue but keeps buyers off black market (Portland Press Herald)

// Marijuana Reform Advocates Ask N.H. Governor To Veto Marijuana Study Commission Bill (Weed News)

// Cannabis expo comes to New England with plans to link investors entrepreneurs job seekers (New Hampshire 1)

// Aphria CEO calls on marijuana companies to disclose and improve their cash costs (Financial Post)


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Wednesday, July 5, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana sales in Nevada exceed stores’ expectations (Seattle Times (AP))

// Canada’s marijuana companies say young people not their demographic (The Record)

// Australia’s THC Driving Limits Could Put Brakes on Patients (Leafly)


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// Did you just smell that too? In our nation’s capital, weed is seemingly everywhere (Cannabist)

// What’s that smell in the air? In Boston, it’s marijuana – again and again and again. (Boston Globe)

// Florida Department of Health files rules for new medical marijuana law (Florida Politics)

// Why medical marijuana shops in Pa. won’t reek (Philly.com)

// Greece legalises marijuana for medical purposes (Independent UK)

// McGovern: Board can’t weed out doc who OK’d pot for mother-to-be (Boston Herald)

// Pot For Pets: Cannabis Treats Help Dogs Relax During 4th Of July Fireworks (International Business Times)


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Thursday, June 8, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Florida governor Rick Scott stands on stage during the CPAC conference in front of a large graphic of a map of his state.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, June 8, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Rick Scott expands special session call to include medical marijuana (Florida Politics)

// 10th Circuit: Neighbors may file federal RICO lawsuit against state-licensed marijuana growing operation (Washington Post)

// More Banks Open Marijuana Accounts Under Trump (MassRoots)


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// Jeff Brandes files amendment to medical marijuana in Senate (Florida Politics)

// Women hold 5% of board seats in publicly listed Canadian MJ firms (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Weed Startups Will Make Warehouse Rents More Expensive in L.A. and Boston (Bloomberg News)

// Marijuana dispensary map released by LA’s city controller (Curbed LA)

// Why Did San Diego Declare War on Med-West? (Leafly)

// The word ‘and’ in Colorado bill marks major mistake for marijuana research (KKTV News)

// Dr. Bronner’s wants to help you find organic marijuana in Colorado (Denverite)


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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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Monday, October 31, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A Civil War reenactment battlefield is thick with smoke

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, October 31, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Rejected marijuana act backer blames amendment sponsor; will push for special election (KATV ABC 7)

// Fairbanks vendor rolls out Alaska’s first legal pot (Fairbanks Daily News-Miner)

// Archdiocese gives $850,000 to fight marijuana bid (Boston Globe)


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// Growing Medicinal Cannabis Crops Is Now Legal In Australia (Huffington Post Australia)

// Broward election chief prevails in lawsuit about ballot amendment on medical marijuana (Sun Sentinel)

// Late Night Medical Marijuana Robocall Snafu Angers Florida Voters (Sunshine State News)

// Maryland regulators recommend relaxing marijuana rules for police applicants (Baltimore Sun)

// Weed Growers Are Racing to Register Their Strains on the Bitcoin Blockchain (Motherboard)

// Americans Less Concerned About Drugs Than Ever: Poll (Marijuana.com)

// Arlene Dickinson joins board of medical marijuana player Aphria (Cantech Letter)


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