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Monday, January 9, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, January 9, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana advocates mobilizing in advance of Sessions confirmation hearing (Cannabist)

// First Marijuana Bill Already Introduced In New Congress (Marijuana.com)

// Alleged ‘attack’ takes down MJ Freeway’s software, causing chaos for marijuana retailers (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Indiana Senator Karen Tallian Submits Medical Marijuana Bill (Merry Jane)

// Mississippi Bill Would Legalize Medical Marijuana, Foundation to Nullify Federal Prohibition (Tenth Amendment Center)

// A hemp haven? Overlooked provision in Prop 64 may have a big impact in California (San Diego Tribune)

// Health insurers won’t cover medical marijuana in North Dakota (Daily Globe)

// New website reveals state’s secret list of NY medical marijuana doctors (New York Upstate)

// Exclusive: Rutgers athletics’ new drug policy eases penalties for marijuana (NJ.com)

// The ‘immaculate conception’ problem: Maryland medical marijuana growers must break law to grow plants (Baltimore Sun)


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Friday, January 6, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, January 6, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Connecticut Could Be Next To Legalize Marijuana (Marijuana.com)

// Colorado’s marijuana czar and fellow top regulator make leap into consulting (Cannabist)

// Cannabis Industry Raised $1 Billion in 2016 (SF Gate)


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// Judge: Insurance company must pay for medical marijuana for injured N.J. worker (Philly.com)

// State awards first medical marijuana cultivation licenses (Providence Journal)

// Bill allowing landlords to ban medical marijuana smoking officially on Snyder’s desk (Michigan Radio)

// Wisconsin Republicans Reach Deal on Bill to Allow Out-of-State CBD Oil (Leafly)

// California’s new attorney general gearing up to defend legal weed, other policies (Cannabist)

// Arkansas Latest Marijuana State To Deny Small Business Opportunity (Weed News)

// Legal weed is hard to come by in Alaska (Alaska Dispatch News)


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Thursday, January 5, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, January 5, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Drug Policy Alliance Launching Campaign to “Just Say No” to Jeff Sessions for Attorney General (Marijuana Industry News)

// Maine medical marijuana dispensaries want early entry to recreational market (Bangor Daily News)

// A quarter of Canadian pot users admit to driving while high (iPolitics)


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// This Colorado county not backing down: will take pot sales tax battle to state Supreme Court (Cannabist)

// Proposed changes to medical marijuana rules aren’t enough, patients say (Boston Globe)

// Million-square-foot marijuana growing facility to open this fall in Massachusetts (Mass Live)

// Over two thousand applications submitted for cannabis cultivation permits (KRCR 7 ABC)

// You can’t grow legal weed in Rhode Island yet – but you can now grow hemp (Cannabist)

// Home delivery of medical pot only certain thing as new medicinal marijuana laws go into effect (Jacksonville.com)

// Macon lawmaker wants public vote on medical cannabis (Macon.com)


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Wednesday, January 4, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, January 4, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Maine Marijuana Legalization Takes Effect On January 30th (Weed News)

// BDS Analytics Replaces New Frontier as Arcview Data Partner (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Governor Shumlin issues nearly 200 pardons for minor marijuana convictions (Vermont Biz)


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// Marijuana Sales Totaled $6.7 Billion In 2016 (Forbes)

// District Attorney Kim Ogg: No jail for marijuana misdemeanors (CW 39)

// Medical marijuana commission decides $100,000 cultivation license fee (KATV 7 ABC)

// Free marijuana to be handed out Inauguration Day (USA Today)

// Olympic Athlete Challenging US Travel Ban for Past Marijuana Use (Marijuana Industry News)

// Artist who made Hollywood sign read ‘Hollyweed’ was planning prank for weeks (NY Daily News)

// Republican Senator Attacks Elizabeth Warren Over Marijuana (Marijuana.com)


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Tuesday, January 3, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Massachusetts Delays Opening of Marijuana Shops (New York Times)

// Anti-marijuana forces urge Maine lawmakers to delay legalization (Bangor Daily News)

// Elizabeth Warren pushes to allow weed biz to bank green (Boston Herald)


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// Marijuana Is Officially Legal In Nevada (Weed News)

// Florida Prepares As Medical Marijuana Amendment Goes Into Effect Tuesday (NBC 6 Miami)

// Trump Administration to Study Marijuana and Driving (Marijuana.com)

// Medical marijuana a growing business in Connecticut, as number of patients now tops 15,000 (New Haven Register)

// Alaska made $81k in marijuana taxes from first full month of sales (KTVA Alaska)

// Editor-in-chief Ricardo Baca says farewell to The Cannabist (Cannabist)

// Report: Hollywood Sign Changed To ‘Hollyweed’ (Weed News)


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

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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

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

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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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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Prop. 64: Legalized marijuana may generate less tax than planned (Mercury News)

// This state could account for 14 percent of the U.S. medical marijuana market by 2020 (Cannabist)

// ASA Files Petition with DOJ Demanding DEA Correct Misinformation About Cannabis (Marijuana Industry News)


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// Floridians Not Deterred by Politicians’ Criticisms Over Amendment 2, Study Shows (Sunshine State News)

// Grand Rapids, Michigan Just Raided Every Dispensary in Town (Leafly)

// Alaska adult-use cannabis market on track, despite supply hiccups (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Anchorage Assembly OKs pot shop license after owner pays fine (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Names of owners, investors of R.I. marijuana cultivation companies made public (Providence Journal)

// Nevada lawmakers look to Oregon for pot blueprint (News 3 Las Vegas NBC)

// Knicks’ Phil Jackson says he smoked marijuana when recovering from back surgery (CBS Sports)


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Monday, December 5, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, December 5, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Oregon revises marijuana rules after industry backlash (Oregon Live)

// California treasurer asks President-elect Donald Trump to address inability of pot firms to use banks (LA Times)

// Popular with voters, medical marijuana finds few champions in Tallahassee (Tampa Bay Times)


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// How soon could Denver businesses open the first social marijuana use areas? It’s still not clear. (Denver Post)

// Bill drafted to keep marijuana sales out of black market (Las Vegas Now)

// 2 medical marijuana users sue to force Arizona to reduce fees (Tucson.com)

// Vireo cheers Department of Health medical marijuana decision (Daily Gazette)

// Activists call for equal opportunity in Mass. cannabis industry (Metro)

// CT police: Mass. pot laws don’t affect us (Norwich Bulletin)

// Future of Amsterdam’s coffeeshops in doubt as oldest cannabis cafe faces closure (The Telegraph)


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