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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Petition to legalize medical marijuana in Oklahoma gets more than 67,000 signatures (KJRH News NBC)

// NEW REPORT: California Marijuana Sales to Top $6.5 Billion by 2020 (Market Wired)

// Zabawa’s anti-marijuana initiative won’t make November ballot (Billings Gazette)


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// Proposed Pot Tax Would Generate $22M For San Diego In First Year, City Says (KPBS )

// Residency where marijuana is legal no reason for police search -U.S. court (Reuters)

// Whoopi Goldberg eyes Canada to expand marijuana business (The Star)

// Aurora Cannabis to Build 14-Acre Greenhouse Capable of Producing 77 Tons Annually (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Steep Hill Hawaii Expands Cannabis Testing Lab’s Operations to 8 States (New Cannabis Ventures)

// This Couple Isn’t Charged with a Crime. The State of Michigan Is Taking Their House, Anyway (Reason.com)

// Thornton says yes to marijuana sales in face of vocal opposition (Denver Post)


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Tuesday, August 23, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

MMA fighter Nate Diaz puffing on a CBD pen during a post-fight interview.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Nate Diaz vape pen use after UFC 202 under investigation by USADA (MMA Fighting)

// DOH report: Medical marijuana program should be expanded (Buffalo Business Journal)

// More Than 41,000 Demand Publix Heiress Stop Fighting Medical Marijuana (Miami New Times)


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// Chart of the Week: Monthly Marijuana Sales in Washington State Surpass $60 Million (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Pot generates $25.5 million in taxes so far (Bend Bulletin)

// Pot Fundraiser Cancelled After LAPD Objects (LA Business Journal)

// Army’s Top Doc Won’t Back Medical Cannabis for PTSD (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Weeks From Selling Pot Uruguay, Producer Sees Future in Hemp (Bloomberg)

// NY just grew its first legal hemp (Lohud)

// Colorado districts wrestle with new law allowing students to use medical marijuana at school (Denver Post)


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Monday, August 22, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, August 22, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Judge tosses anti-marijuana lawsuit in Arizona ballot battle (The Cannabist)

// Nate Diaz uses CBD vape pen at UFC 202 press conference (Fansided)

// Signatures added for 2nd medical marijuana proposal (Arkansas Times)


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// ‘Good standing’ marijuana: definition unclear as Humboldt County deadline looms (Times Standard)

// Smoking Marijuana Provides More Pain Relief for Men than Women (Columbia University Medical Center)

// New Mexico Extends Re-Enrollment Period for Cannabis Patients (Leafly News)

// San Francisco Now Has a Cannabis Country Club (Travel and Leisure)

// Officers, federal agents remove marijuana grow sites from Soberanes Fire path (KSBY 6 NBC)

// Cannabis Plants at Oregon State Fair Are a First for the U.S. (Leafly News)

// High court sides with employee fired for smoking pot at work (The Gazette)


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Friday, August 19, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, August 19, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Department of Justice plans to end its use of private prisons (The Cannabist)

// This is what a marijuana overdose is like (Vox)

// California arrested nearly half a million people for pot over the past decade (Washington Post)


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// UTA Signs High Times (Hollywood Reporter)

// Judge denies request to delay medical marijuana restrictions (NBC Montana)

// Pa. wants medical marijuana input (Penn Live)

// Report: West Virginia Could Generate Millions With Legal Marijuana (Marijuana Industry News)

// Ex-Barclays Banker Roger Jenkins Said to Back Marijuana Venture (Bloomberg)

// Oregon reviewing nearly 1,300 applications for marijuana businesses (Oregon Live)

// Colorado airport’s ‘Pot Only’ waste bins (NZ Herald.co.nz)


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Thursday, August 18, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A flock of sand pipers fly in unison

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, August 18, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Missing from Maryland’s legal marijuana growers? Black business leaders. (The Washington Post)

// Marijuana ‘clones’, or cuttings, count as plants under medical marijuana law (M Live)

// Four Cannabis Companies on Inc. 500 List (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Ohio Supreme Court could allow attorneys to help medical marijuana businesses (Cleveland.com)

// Suspensions re-instated for Colorado doctors who recommended high medical marijuana plant counts (Denver Post)

// Rocky Fire that destroyed 43 homes last year in started at an illegal marijuana grow (ABC10 News)

// Nunez Family: State in short supply of medical marijuana for patients (KRQE News 13)

// New Trulieve store offers customers high-THC medical cannabis (WPBF ABC 25)

// Medicinal Cannabis One Step Closer For Victorian Patients (Premier of Victoria)

// Marijuana Grower Now Raises Microgreens for Houston Restaurants (Houston Press)


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Monday, August 15, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, August 15, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Minnesota MMJ Companies Lost Millions in First Year (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Denver voters could get choice on pot use: Allow it in private clubs or regular businesses? (Denver Post)

// $800,000 in Nevada ads planned for legalized recreational marijuana measure (Las Vegas Review-Journal)


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// Marijuana vote: Judge splits ruling on Prop. 64 lawsuits, both sides to change ballot arguments (Orange County Register)

// SFU study finds marijuana industry not fueled by organized crime (News 1130)

// Oregon Sees First Marijuana Growers’ Fair (Inquisitr)

// Germans demonstrate in Berlin for legalization of marijuana (CT Post)

// Judge tosses medical marijuana lawsuit by Deming man (Las Cruces Sun-News)

// Attorney tells judge she can’t keep pot legalization measure off ballot (Tucson.com)

// Legal fees pile up in suit over pot policy (The Daily Sentinel)


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Friday, August 12, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A marijuana plant ready for harvest

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, August 12, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// North Dakota medical marijuana measure makes Nov. 8 ballot (Minnesota Public Radio)

// Ohio Supreme Court Delivers Blow to State’s MMJ Lawyers (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Health Canada changes medical marijuana regulations to allow home growing (Financial Post)


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// Government officials (Team Hillary, too) respond to DEA’s pot rescheduling denial (Cannabist)

// Bernie Sanders Slams Decision Not To Reclassify Marijuana (Huffington Post)

// Rift forms over Anchorage Assembly member’s participation in marijuana votes (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Governor says he will keep balance on Alaska marijuana board (News Miner)

// New Mexico Bar cautions attorneys about aiding clients in medical pot business (Santa Fe New Mexican)

// California Lawmakers Decline to Tax Cannabis Farmers (Leafly News)

// Oregon man finds portable toilet filled with pot (Hawaii News Now)


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Wednesday, August 10, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A judges gavel sits on a courtroom desk

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Circuit Judge Denies Medical Marijuana Petition (KDLT NBC News)

// Pot Arrests in New York City Jump 30 Percent (Courthouse News Service)

// MassRoots to Raise up to $5mm (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// NY Daily News Admits “We Were Wrong” About Stop and Frisk (Reason)

// Marijuana legalization foes file their own lawsuit (OC Register)

// Employers should establish drug-free workplaces ahead of medical marijuana Ohio agency says (Columbus Business Journal)

// Bend sees unauthorized marijuana bartering online (Bend Bulletin)

// Koster sues hemp oil sellers (Missouri Times)

// Colorado Springs could soon restrict ALL indoor grow operations (KOAA 5 NBC News)

// Illinois State’s Attorney Hired Own Investigators to Conduct Drug Searches and Seizures (Reason)


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Tuesday, August 9, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New Approach Missouri to Challenge Invalidated Signatures in Effort to Place Medical Marijuana on the Ballot (Marijuana Politics)

// Chart of the Week: Many Marijuana Businesses Unsure If They’ll Donate to 2016 Legalization Efforts (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Safe Montana’s I-176 misses ballot; Zabawa disputes final tally (Billings Gazette)


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// Snoop And Martha Team Up For A New Dinner Party Show (Weed Horn)

// Some NFL execs open to changing league’s marijuana testing policy (My San Antonio)

// One in eight US adults says they smoke marijuana, poll says (CNN)

// U.S. Territory Won’t Vote on Legal Marijuana This Year (Marijuana.com)

// University eyes $USb medical ganja market New UWI ‘high’ on marijuana (Trinidad and Tobago News Day)

// How a Cannabis Store Manager Foiled Armed Robbers in Seattle Last Night (Leafly)

// Marin health board member proposes open use of medical marijuana at Marin General (Marinij.com)


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Monday, August 8, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A small marijuana seedling just poking through the soil of a small clump of starting soil

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, August 8, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Panel picks companies to grow process medical marijuana (Baltimore Sun)

// Ohio seeks expert on marijuana cultivation but wants a drug-free firm (Cleveland.com)

// Justin Trudeau Lights Up Canadian Cannabis Stocks (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Auditor: Health Department can clear medical marijuana backlog (KOAT 7 ABC News)

// Baker raises $1.6 million to help marijuana dispensaries get customers in the door (Tech Crunch)

// Bumpy start for New York medical marijuana companies (Times Union)

// Competing marijuana measures likely to face off in court (KATV 7 ABC News)

// Marijuana campaign says it’s not too late to make ’16 ballot (Michigan Public Radio)

// Illinois MMJ Cultivators Now Allowed to Host Reporters (Marijuana Business Daily)

// PA Names Director Of New Med Marijuana Program (CBS 3 Philly)


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