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Friday, August 11, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, August 11, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Washington Licensing Change Expected to Bring Frenzy of Business Activity (Leafly)

// Could Trump’s declaration of opioids as national emergency be used for Sessions’ war on drugs? (The Cannabist)

// 2 More Medical Marijuana Licenses Awarded in Florida (U.S. News & World Report)


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// Gubernatorial Candidates Make Marijuana A 2017 Campaign Issue (MassRoots)

// The Haymaker: Polis Party Is a Pivot Point in Canna-Politics (Leafly)

// Data: Half of New York’s medical marijuana patients are repeat buyers (Times Union)

// Second Arkansas Medical Marijuana Industry Group Formed (KUAR Public Radio)

// Students allowed to use medical marijuana in school (CBS 12 News)

// Ban on home delivery for recreational pot surprises Nevada industry officials (Las Vegas Sun)

// Gorilla Glue lawsuit: Cannabis biz stuck in the middle of branding battle over strain name (Cannabist)


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Wednesday, August 2, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Vice President Mike Pence wave to a crowd while up on stage.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Senator Presses Sessions To Release Marijuana Recommendations (MassRoots)

// Trump’s opioid commission ignores 7,800 public comments about weed (Vice News)

// Can Weed Make John Morgan Governor of Florida? (Politico)


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// How three missing words cast confusion over marijuana ballot measure (Argus Leader)

// New York OKs five new medical cannabis businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// $770 million windfall: Canadian marijuana companies see surge in new investments (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Scientists go through trouble to research if regular weed users are more relaxed than others (Cannabist)

// Former L.A. Police Commissioner Says ‘Limited Immunity’ Law Would Be Disaster for Canna-Businesses (Merry Jane)

// Yonder Mountain String Band Collaborates On New Strain With Boulder Dispensary (Show the Show)

// Kanye West Sues Insurers for $10 Million Over Canceled Tour (New York Times)


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Monday, June 26, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Florida governor Rick Scott walks on stage during a CPAC conference.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, June 26, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Gov. Rick Scott signs Florida’s cannabis bill into law (Blasting News)

// Koch network to Trump administration: ‘You are never going to win the war on drugs. Drugs won.’ (Denver Post)

// Wolf Lauds ‘Fair’ Medical Marijuana Process After Former Policy Chief Gets Grower Permit (CBS Philadelphia)


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// Marijuana Board to Revisit On-Site Consumption in July (U.S News & World Report (AP))

// Anchorage marijuana sales tax revenue continues steady climb (Alaska Dispatch News)

// N.Y. Health Dept. improves medical marijuana program (NY Daily News (AP))

// Pot Industry Deals With Ultimate Buzzkill: Self Regulation (Daily Beast)

// Marijuana Advocates Optimistic in Northeast Despite Setbacks (New Hampshire Public Radio)

// Marketing Medical Cannabis Like Branded Generics (New Cannabis Ventures)

// New Philly Restrictions On Where Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Can Go May Be Too Late (CBS Philly)


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Friday, April 21, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, April 21, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Medicaid Can Save $1 Billion With Medical Marijuana (MassRoots)

// President Trump’s top prosecutor Jeff Sessions, is ‘obsessed’ with marijuana, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey says (Mass Live)

// Canadians trust pot producers less than banks, realtors and fast food companies: report (Global News)


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// Sparking up support: N.H. poised to expand medical marijuana laws (Concord Monitor)

// Marijuana legalization support at all-time high (CBS News)

// The DEA has lost its moral authority: Rep. Jared Polis pulls no punches in exclusive interview (The Cannabist)

// Colorado House rejects ban on cannabis use in churches, OKs medical marijuana for PTSD (The Gazette)

// Hundreds stand in line for free pot on 4/20 (WCSH 6 NBC)

// Texas regulators won’t punish teacher for getting high in Colorado (Austin American-Statesman)

// Snoop Dogg dropped in on Earl Blumenauer’s 4/20 Reddit AmA (Oregon Live)


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Thursday, April 13, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, April 13, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Ottawa to speed up approval process for pot producers (The Globe and Mail)

// Jeff Sessions “Surprised” by Public Backlash Over His Anti-Marijuana Stance (Merry Jane)

// Colorado cannabis sales top $126M in February 2017 amid federal uncertainty (The Cannabist)


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// Black caucus issues ‘ultimatum’ on medical marijuana (Baltimore Sun)

// Diversity and marijuana (Baltimore Sun)

// O.penVAPE Rebrands as Organa Brands and Enters Edibles Market (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Legalizing Cannabis Will Fail If Producers Can’t Brand Their Pot (Huffington Post)

// Iowa Senators eye expanded medical marijuana; Iowa Reps express doubt (The Gazette)

// These Smarties represent Missouri veteran’s meds; he would prefer medical marijuana (Kansas City Star)

// Are People Moving to Canna-Legal States Just for Weed? (Merry Jane)


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

Colorado's Flatiron mountains sit backed by a bright red sunset even as they are cast in a cold wintery blue.

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

// Colorado Reps Vow to Fight Feds on Marijuana (MassRoots)

// Medical marijuana for chronic pain starts next week (Lohud)

// A quarter of US beer drinkers have switched to marijuana or would if it was legal (Quartz)


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// Organizers cancel marijuana festival at Cheesman Park citing ‘ridiculous’ requirements (Denver 7 ABC)

// Drug busts underway in Denver metro area are aimed at growers shipping weed out of state (Denver Post)

// California’s Great Cannabis Unbanning (Leafly)

// Spannabis 2017 and What I Learned About Barcelona’s and Spain’s Marijuana Marketplace (Canna Law Blog)

// San Diego police go after drugged drivers with new mouth swab test (San Diego Union-Tribune)

// Bill Banning Medical Marijuana Edibles in Arkansas Advanced to the House Floor (NWA Homepage)

// Jimi Hendrix Estate Sues Andrew Pitsicalis and Leon Hendrix (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Thursday, January 26, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, January 26, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// NFLPA composing proposal for ‘less punitive’ approach to marijuana use (Washington Post)

// Finally state gives medical marijuana licensees green light to cultivate (Hawaii News Now)

// Gov. Hutchinson Willing to Consider Ban on Smoking Medical Marijuana (Arkansas Matters)


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// New Mexico lawmakers continue push to legalize marijuana (KRQE News 13)

// Capitol sees renewed push to legalize marijuana in Hawaii (KHON 2)

// Bills would expand use of medical marijuana in NH (WMUR 9)

// San Diego San Francisco delay cannabis implementation (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Arizonans consumed 29 tons of legal medical marijuana in 2016 (Tucson.com)

// Rotary Club Inducts First Marijuana Dispensary Owner (Oregon Cannabis Connection)

// Seattle’s Stash Pot Shop Announces Name Change Due to Pressure From International Conglomerate Stash Tea Co. (PR Newswire)


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Tuesday, December 6, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Congressional Republicans Vow To Block Marijuana Amendments (Marijuana.com)

// Baby Boomers the fastest-growing marijuana users (Consumer Affairs)

// Canopy Growth Raises $60mm and Engages U.S. Investment Bank Cowen and Company (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Ballot by ballot, recount of marijuana legalization vote begins in Augusta (Portland Press Herald)

// Chart: Healthy markups for MJ strains with celebrity names (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Trudeau urges police to ‘enforce the law’ on marijuana (The Star)

// New effort underway to expand medical marijuana use in Texas (News 4 San Antonio)

// GW Pharma Ends FY16 with $483mm in Cash (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Cannabis is this remote Indian village’s only livelihood. But machete-wielding police are problematic (The Cannabist)

// New Mass. Marijuana Law Won’t Produce Revenue First Year Officials Say (CBS Boston)


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Tuesday, November 29, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The Maryland state flag flaps in the wind against a nearly cloudless blue sky.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Maryland pre-approves licenses for 102 medical marijuana dispensaries (Baltimore Business Journal)

// Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission hires diversity consultant (WBAL-TV 11)

// Report on Canada’s marijuana legalization due this week (The Globe and Mail)


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// What Marijuana Researchers Want From The Feds (Marijuana.com)

// Chart: Medical marijuana patient numbers, dispensary sales steadily climbing in Illinois (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana doctors get new business buzz from legalization in California (Sacramento Bee)

// German cannabis market could be significant for Canopy Growth Corp, says PI (Cantech Letter)

// Pot shop opens, sells out within three hours (Juneau Empire)

// NFL player using marijuana for Crohn’s disease may press league over its drug policy (Washington Post)

// Want to smoke Hunter S. Thompson’s weed? Gonzo brand marijuana in works (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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