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Friday, October 21, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Weinholzt of Utah holds a press conference about medical marijuana reform.

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Friday, October 21, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Democrat running for Utah governor unveils medical marijuana plan (Fox 13 Salt Lake City)

// Group sues over some Broward ballots missing marijuana question (Sun Sentinel)

// Marijuana Lights Up State Ballots (New York Times)


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// California readies landmark water rules for cannabis cultivators (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Majority of Montana voters oppose medical marijuana initiative, poll shows (Missoulian)

// Massachusetts Senate President: I’m Voting for Cannabis Question (Leafly)

// ‘But this is just drug abuse and it’s not medicine’: Arkansas medical marijuana opponents launch first TV ad (The Cannabist)

// Gummies overtake chocolate in Colorado cannabis edibles space (Confectionery News)

// Signal Bay Completes Purchase of Portland Cannabis Testing Lab (EconoTimes)

// Alaska Railroad sees hope in marijuana industry and other areas as profits drop (Alaska Dispatch News)


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Tuesday, October 18, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, October 18, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Legalization backers blast Sheldon Adelson’s $1 million donation to a Massachusetts anti-pot group (Boston.com)

// Recreational marijuana sales top $160 million for first nine months of 2016 (The Register-Guard)

// Maine attorney general denies that her Question 1 criticism politically motivated (Bangor Daily News)


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// Discount Tire Boycott Movement Grows as Owner Donates $1M to Keep Marijuana a Felony (Phoenix New Times)

// Michigan could gain millions in tax revenue in legal marijuana market (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Chart: Top regions for medical marijuana sales in California (Marijuana Business Daily)

// NJ legislators get a whiff of Colorado’s pot industry: ‘We want to do it right.’ (Philly.com)

// Clinton Supports ‘Idea of’ Marijuana Decrim Leak Shows (Marijuana.com)

// Travel guru Rick Steves visits Maine to stump for legal marijuana (Portland Press Herald)

// Detroit marches on with closing pot dispensaries (Crain’s)


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

An analytical testing lab.

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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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Thursday, October 6, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, October 6, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Next UN Head Oversaw Portugal’s Drug Decriminalization (Marijuana.com)

// How medical marijuana could help boomers get the most out of retirement (Washington Post)

// MLSE gets assist from U.S. government in marijuana fight with Snoop Dogg (TSN)


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// Selling marijuana to cancer patients may land Danish couple in jail for 10 yrs (Russia Today)

// Treasurer Deb Goldberg says proposed tax rate for legal marijuana in Massachusetts is too low (Mass Live)

// Is Cannabis Safe to Use During Pregnancy? New Study Clarifies Risks (Leafly)

// Millions spent on television ads touting initiative to legalize recreational marijuana use (LA Times)

// Developer may boost stake in Colorado marijuana chain (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Illinois marijuana sales top $20M since program began (CT Post)

// Welcome to peak pumpkin spice: Pumpkin spice edibles are here (Mic)


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Wednesday, October 5, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, October 5, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Maryland lawmakers to pot regulators: No licenses without diverse industry (Washington Post)

// Marijuana VC company subject of fraud investigation (Business Den)

// The Marijuana Election Ad War Begins (Marijuana.com)


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// State lawmaker explains drug purchases after report (WMUR)

// California marijuana legalization faces unlikely foe: growers (Reuters)

// Anchorage assembly OKs city’s first retail marijuana shop (KTUU 2 NBC)

// Nevada veterans launch Mainstream Marijuana Association to promote access (My 4 News NBC)

// Maine Voices: ACLU endorses ‘yes’ vote on legalizing, regulating, taxing marijuana (Portland Press Herald)

// Viceland TV to air episode of “Weediquette” filmed entirely in Maine (Bangor Daily News)

// Memphis council OKs decriminalizing pot in some cases (The Commercial Appeal)


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Tuesday, October 4, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, October 4, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Medical Cannabis Will Be on Future Oklahoma Ballot (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Drug Czar Admits Feds Blocked Marijuana Research (Marijuana.com)

// Damian Marley Is Converting a California Prison into a Pot Farm: Exclusive (Billboard)


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// Chart: Latest California Marijuana Market Data – $845M in Annual Sales, 2,756 Dispensaries (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Top lobbyist represents winner of controversial medical marijuana license (Baltimore Sun)

// Anti-marijuana proposition campaign builds war chest (Your West Valley)

// AZ marijuana groups launch dueling ad campaigns; spar over edible marijuana, donations (ABC 15 Arizona)

// Survey: Doctors’ political views may affect patient care (The Gazette)

// CT legalizes medical marijuana for minors (Yale Daily News)

// Utahns Overwhelmingly Support Legalizing Medical Marijuana, Oppose Recreational Use (Utah Policy)


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Friday, September 30, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Baby elephants walk with their herd.

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Friday, September 30, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Republican Congressional Candidates Back Marijuana Reform (Marijuana.com)

// High Hopes Dashed for Pot Amendment That Passed House and Senate (U.S. News & World Report)

// When are marijuana users dangerous drivers? Gov. Brown approves study to find out (LA Times)


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// Denver police need more room money to store seized marijuana since legalization (The Denver Post)

// Oregon Cannabis Market Off to a Good Start; Concentrates and Edibles Made a Big Splash in June (Marijuana Industry News)

// Tweed Co-Founder Chuck Rifici Rescues Aeroponics Technology Company (New Cannabis Ventures)

// ‘We don’t exactly know what to do with it’: Marijuana tourism still confounds legalized states (The Cannabist)

// University of New Mexico Launches Medical Cannabis Research Fund (Marijuana Industry News)

// Hawaii medical marijuana dispensary prepares to open in Maui early 2017 (The Cannabist)

// THIS WEEKEND – World’s First Athletics and Cannabis Series Heads to Boulder, Colorado (Marijuana Industry News)


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Thursday, September 29, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, September 29, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Chelsea Clinton ‘misspoke’ on marijuana risks, spokeswoman says (Washington Post)

// Virginia Gov Supports Medical Marijuana But Isn’t Hopeful (Marijuana.com)

// ‘It’s a disaster’: Oregon marijuana businesses push back against Oct. 1 regulation changes (The Cannabist)


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// Berkeley’s Amoeba Music granted license to sell marijuana (Fact Mag)

// WBZ-UMass Poll: Voters Favor Legal Recreational Marijuana, But Have Reservations (CBS Boston)

// Arizona DES director sends anti-marijuana email to employees (AZ Central)

// 2 arrested in MCSO investigation of marijuana operation (AZ Central)

// Feds launch major raid on illegal marijuana operations in southeast Colorado (The Cannabist)

// SafeMontana files complaint against medical marijuana initiative campaign (KTVA 2 News)

// Conor McGregor Spent Last Night Smoking Joints In New York City (UpRoxx)


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Monday, September 26, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A still from the video recently released by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg PD of an officer approaching the car of Keith Scott before he was shot and killed.

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Monday, September 26, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana Possession Played Key Role in Police Shooting of Keith Scott (Slate)

// Vancouver councillor ‘shocked’ feds failed to warn about toxic pot (CTV News Vancouver)

// Morhaim facing ethics inquiry for role in medical marijuana industry (Baltimore Sun)


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// Wyoming lawmakers to examine overhauling marijuana penalties (Wyoming News)

// Ohio board deals blow to medical marijuana (Toledo Blade)

// Gov. John Kasich makes appointments to medical marijuana advisory committee (Cleveland.com)

// Jack in the Box named fast-food restaurant that could benefit most from legal marijuana (Market Watch)

// Most Mainers favor legalizing marijuana for recreational use, poll finds (Portland Press Herald)

// Video: Cheeky Nick Diaz Smokes A Joint With Comedian Tommy Chong (Pundit Arena)

// Alaska’s first commercial cannabis harvest begins (Alaska Dispatch News)


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Thursday, September 22, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, September 22, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Gov. Snyder signs medical marijuana regulations into law (WLNS 6)

// Puerto Rico Inventory Tracking System Deal Embroiled in Dispute (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Colorado medical pot law poised to add PTSD as qualifier (Denver Post)


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// 2 More Sought in Kidnapping of 4 Held at California Pot Farm (ABC News)

// Nevada offers online medical marijuana card application (My News 4 NBC)

// DC medical marijuana patients could soon get more pot (Fox 5 DC)

// Australia’s Entire MMJ Crop Will be Grown on 5 Acres (Leafly)

// PBS’ Rick Steves will lend ‘European Perspective’ to the Legal Marijuana Ballot Question in Massachusetts (Boston Magazine)

// Judge Orders Illinois to Add Post-Operative Chronic Pain to Medical Marijuana List (NBC 5 Chicago)

// Marijuana Ordinance Missing Crucial Detail (News Channel 5)


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