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Wednesday, December 21, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Maine governor Paul LePage.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, December 21, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// AP FACT CHECK: Maine must enact voter-approved referendums (SF Gate)

// Arizona Court: federal law does not trump state medical marijuana zoning (Your West Valley)

// Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Reminded That Retail Sales End Soon (Marijuana Industry News)


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// Baker won’t rule out support for a higher marijuana tax (Boston Business Journal)

// Possibility of new competition concerns New York’s existing medical cannabis companies (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Mellow drivers? Study says states with medical-marijuana laws have lower traffic fatality rates. (Washington Post)

// Survey: Most Ohio doctors won’t recommend medical marijuana (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Seeking pot for pain, Oregon patient feels shortages (Statesman Journal)

// New laws, taking effect Tuesday, will regulate Michigan’s medical marijuana industry (WVPE 88.1)

// NORML Releases Open Letter To Vice President Mike Pence On Marijuana Policy (Weed News)


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Tuesday, December 20, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Dawn rises on Boston's Back Bay as blue speckled clouds hazily stretch across the sky.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, December 20, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Colo. offers another model for marijuana industry: Its pot czar (Boston Globe)

// Obama grants clemency to Arizona man convicted of marijuana possession (KTAR News)

// Guam Governor Calls For Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana.com)


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// Cannabis REIT Innovative Industrial Properties Closes $30MM Sale-Leaseback (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Chart: The Trump effect – Some marijuana companies shifting 2017 growth plans, but most staying the course (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Arizona Bill Would Legalize Marijuana, Nullify Federal Prohibition (Tenth Amendment Center)

// Minn. Medical Marijuana Company Announces Price Cuts (CBS Minnesota)

// Hemp growers may try to block federal ban on marijuana extracts (Star Telegram)

// The National Fraternal Order of Police Asks Trump to Leave State Marijuana Laws Alone (Westword)

// US women increasingly use pot during pregnancy, study finds (Philly.com)


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Monday, December 19, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A chicken doll looks up at the sky as if to expect it to fall.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, December 19, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// The Sky’s Not Falling! Media Misreporting DEA on CBD “Illegality” (Cashinbis)

// Opponents drop recount effort, acknowledge that Maine voters approved legalized marijuana (Portland Press Herald)

// Marijuana advocates hand out free pot in front of State House (Worcester Business Journal)


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// ‘Prince’ and ‘Princess of Pot’ arrested and released in Montreal dispensary raids (The Star)

// California City to charge $141 a year to issue permits for residents wanting to grow marijuana at home (Inquisitr)

// State Approves St. Francis Hospital Research Into Marijuana As Alternative To Opioid Painkillers (Hartford Courant)

// This Colorado dollhouse shop is selling unique ‘vases’ – a.k.a. mini bongs (Cannabist)

// N.H. Senate minority leader to propose marijuana legalization bill (Concord Monitor)

// This Colorado county may have to return $500K in marijuana taxes collected to fund scholarships (Cannabist)

// CU Boulder researchers receive state grant to study high-potency marijuana effects (CU Boulder)


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Friday, December 16, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A new trainee works at a bank teller computer waiting for a new customer.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, December 16, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Senators ask Treasury to help ease MJ industry’s banking issues (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Oklahoma Court Asks: Can State OK Medical Marijuana? (Marijuana.com)

// LePage: After legalization, Maine should ‘get rid’ of medical marijuana (Bangor Daily News)


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// DNC Chair Candidate Keith Ellison: “Crazy” to Jail Folks for Marijuana (Weed News)

// Malloy Blasts Legalizing Recreational Marijuana (Hartford Courant)

// With Marijuana Legal In Mass., Hydroponic Equipment Stores Expecting A Boom (WBUR)

// Delaware looks to end lifetime ban to public aid for those with drug convictions (News Works)

// Marijuana is legal, in California but Prop. 64 won’t help you in a custody battle (Orange County Register)

// Ohio’s draft medical cannabis rules call for up to 40 dispensaries (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis Software Provider Whaxy to Merge with MassRoots (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Thursday, December 15, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

CBD oil for sale on Walmart.com

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, December 15, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New DEA Rule Says CBD Oil is Really, Truly, No-Joke Illegal (Leafly)

// Marijuana Is Now Officially Legal In Massachusetts (Weed News)

// Oregon Health Authority Releases New Cannabis Testing Rules… Again (Weed News)


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// Despite Mass. legalization, some college campuses still ban marijuana (WWLP 22 News)

// Anchorage sees first retail pot store open Thursday (News Miner)

// Michigan House votes to let landlords bar medical pot (Wood TV 8)

// Pot Dispensaries Frustrated By State’s Costly Delays (Hawaii Public Radio)

// Tennessee Republican Lawmakers Push Medical Marijuana (Marijuana.com)

// Pa. senator says he used medical marijuana despite ban (York Daily Record)

// Shumlin releases PSA to support marijuana pardons (Vermont Biz)


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Wednesday, December 14, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A big yellow school bus sits at a green traffic light waiting to turn left.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana Is Harder Than Ever for Younger Teens to Find (US News & World Report)

// Trudeau Gets Green Light on Legalizing Pot With Retail Sales (Bloomberg)

// How States Can Bring African-Americans Into the Marijuana Industry (Rolling Stone)


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// Mexican Senate approves medical marijuana bill (Yahoo News)

// New Vermont Governor Supports Predecessor’s Marijuana Move (Marijuana.com)

// Pro-pot group slams age limit (Boston Herald)

// Kentucky Bill Would Legalize Medical Marijuana, Take Step to Nullify Federal Prohibition (10th Amendment Center)

// Oregonians to banks: Go ahead, work with cannabis businesses (Portland Business Journal)

// Colorado researchers receive $2.35M to study marijuana use on driving, other impacts of legalization (Cannabist)

// Medical marijuana dispensary told they must close their doors; Owner says no (South Tahoe Now)


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Tuesday, December 13, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Sunrise fully envelopes the US Capitol Building in bright golden light.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Key federal marijuana protection extended through April (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Congress Creates Commission To Study Drug War Alternatives (Marijuana.com)

// Colorado marijuana sales: $1 billion in first 10 months of 2016 (Cannabist)

 


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// Legal Oregon Pot Has Generated $54.5 Million in Tax Revenue This Year (Weed Horn)

// Arkansas’ medical marijuana commission meets; chairman selected (Arkansas Online)

// Number of Canadians buying legal medical marijuana triples in just one year (Ottawa Citizen)

// Illinois medical marijuana sales reach $4.4M in November (CT Post)

// Leafly Investigation: How Much Butane in BHO is Too Much? (Leafly)

// Chart: 30% of cannabis businesses ‘very concerned’ about Trump presidency (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana recount heads into second week after snow delay (Portland Press Herald)


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Monday, December 12, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A big jar of Purple Diesel marijuana.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, December 12, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Maryland unveils 102 dispensary license winners (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Nobel Peace Prize: Santos calls for ‘rethink’ of war on drug (BBC News)

// Congressmen launch joint political effort to pass marijuana laws (KIVI 6 News ABC)


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// The People Who Sell You Legal Weed Don’t Know Enough About It (Vice Motherboard)

// Emerald Cup Pot Fair Draws 30,000 To Sonoma County Fairgrounds (CBS SFBay Area)

// Former Insys Officials Charged in Scheme to Push Its Painkiller (New York Times)

// Head Of Oregon’s Marijuana Lab-Accrediting Program To Step Down (Oregon Public Broadcasting)

// Atlanta medical marijuana company raises $15 million (Atlanta Business Chronicle)

// Implementing recreational pot rules won’t tax Nevada’s budget, officials say (Las Vegas Review Journal)

// Chauncey Billups Says NBA Should Lift Its Weed Ban, Claims Some Former Teammates Played Better Stoned (Complex Sports)


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Friday, December 9, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

An FDA building in Maryland.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, December 9, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

(Apologies for the mixup this morning. I accidentally uploaded yesterday’s file for today. That mistake has been fix. Sorry for the mistake -Shea)

// Marijuana Legalization Activist Could Lead Trumps FDA (Marijuana.com)

// Activists Roll Joint, Offer Free Pot at Jeff Sessions Office as Threats Swirl to Legalization Framework (US News & World Report)

// DEA: ‘media attention’ is making it tough to put people in jail for marijuana (NOLA)

 


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// Implementing the New Oregon Cannabis Rules Has Been Bad for Business (BDS Analytics)

// Oregon marijuana ads flourish on Craigslist (Statesman Journal)

// Arkansas governor announces Medical Marijuana Commission appointments (KATV 7 ABC)

// Report: Colorado poised to top 3000 MJ business licenses in 2017 (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Multinational firm with roots in Canada makes moves into Colorado cannabis (The Cannabist)

// New York to Allow Medical Marijuana Wholesaling (Marijuana Industry News)

// Pardons offered to some Vermonters with marijuana possession convictions (MyNBC 5 News)


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Thursday, December 8, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

U.S. Marine Corps Gen. John F. Kelly Commander of U.S. Southern Command speaks to the Corps of Cadets at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, December 8, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Homeland Security Pick Opposes Legal Marijuana (Marijuana.com)

// Judge clears the way for Montana medical-marijuana patients to get new providers (KTVQ 2 )

// Colorado Planning Crackdown on Homegrown Cannabis (Leafly)


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// Marijuana legalization opponents criticized for coming up short on volunteers at start of recount (Portland Press Herald)

// New Market: Smooth rollout expected for Arkansas MMJ industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Anchorage marijuana shop first to complete final inspections; sets opening date (KTUU 2 )

// Head of Alaska’s Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office to step down (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Leamington grower Aphria has huge multimillion-dollar recreational pot plans (Windsor Star)

// Toronto Board of Health Wants Canada’s Pharmacies to Sell MMJ (Marijuana Industry News)

// NEW REPORT: Arizona Marijuana Sales to Top $681 Million by 2020 Despite Failure of Prop. 205 (Marijuana Industry News)


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