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Tuesday, November 8, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Business Daily's chart of the week showing support for various marijuana ballot initiatives

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Chart: Polls for marijuana measures tight heading into Election Day (Marijuana Business Daily)

// NYSE Approves Listing of First Cannabis REIT (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Canadian Ag. Company Plans Acquisition of FL Greenhouse for Medical Cannabis Production (Ganjapreneur)


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// Did Pollsters Ignore North Dakota’s Medical Marijuana Initiative? (Marijuana.com)

// Here’s why pot growers are paying millions for old greenhouses in the Salinas Valley (LA Times)

// Marijuana odor from north Boulder grow irks neighbors, draws $14,000 in fines (Daily Camera)

// Half of medical pot dispensed in Minnesota is prescribed to ease pain (Star Tribune)

// Kettleman’s Bagels contemplating a marijuana bagel (Ottawa Metro News)

// Scotts Miracle-Gro wants to be the country’s main provider of pesticides for pot (Columbus Business Journal)

// Live Election Day updates on MJ measures start at 3 p.m. EST (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Wednesday, November 2, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// California dispensary ruling ‘great’ for marijuana industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// MassRoots Raises $250,000 for Marijuana Campaigns and Non-Profits Nationwide, Begins Get-Out-The-Vote Drive in 9 States (Marijuana Industry News)

// Unlawful ‘free samples’ postpone Anchorage’s first pot shop (Alaska Public)


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// Ohio medical marijuana grow licenses would be capped at 18, cost $200,000 (Cleveland.com)

// Molson Coors thinking ‘very carefully’ about legalization of marijuana (Times Colonist)

// Cannabis Industry Leaders Respond to 60 Minutes Report on Colorado Legal Marijuana Industry (PR Newswire)

// Signal Bay Makes First Cannabis Testing Lab Purchase in California (Econo Times)

// ‘The Losses Are Deceiving’: MinnMed CEO Talks Concerns Over Medical Pot Program (CBS Minnesota)

// TV anchor with MS leaving Fox 2 to join medical marijuana fight (Detroit Free Press)

// Marijuana Business Accelerator Canopy Accepting Applications For Spring 2017 Class (Broadway World)


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Monday, October 31, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A Civil War reenactment battlefield is thick with smoke

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, October 31, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Rejected marijuana act backer blames amendment sponsor; will push for special election (KATV ABC 7)

// Fairbanks vendor rolls out Alaska’s first legal pot (Fairbanks Daily News-Miner)

// Archdiocese gives $850,000 to fight marijuana bid (Boston Globe)


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// Growing Medicinal Cannabis Crops Is Now Legal In Australia (Huffington Post Australia)

// Broward election chief prevails in lawsuit about ballot amendment on medical marijuana (Sun Sentinel)

// Late Night Medical Marijuana Robocall Snafu Angers Florida Voters (Sunshine State News)

// Maryland regulators recommend relaxing marijuana rules for police applicants (Baltimore Sun)

// Weed Growers Are Racing to Register Their Strains on the Bitcoin Blockchain (Motherboard)

// Americans Less Concerned About Drugs Than Ever: Poll (Marijuana.com)

// Arlene Dickinson joins board of medical marijuana player Aphria (Cantech Letter)


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Friday, October 28, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Arkansas Medical Cannabis Act logo

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, October 28, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Arkansas court disqualifies one medical marijuana proposal (Arkansas Online)

// Marijuana Measures Get Surprising Endorsements (Marijuana.com)

// Strange bedfellows unite to oppose California pot legalization (SF Gate)


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// Report: Canada rec cannabis industry could top $26 billion (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Aurora Cannabis Now Generating Monthly Sales in Excess of $1mm (New Cannabis Ventures)

// 2016 Election: How marijuana patients are voting [INFOGRAPHIC] (Eaze)

// Rec MJ ballot measures ahead in three states, but by slim margins (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Survey: 81 percent of Wyomingites support medical marijuana (Casper Star Tribune)

// Officials just closed this California island after finding marijuana (The Cannabist)

// The 18,000-Mile All-Legal Marijuana Road Trip (Weed News)


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Wednesday, October 26, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Shoppers Drug Mart shop with glass walls

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Shoppers Drug Mart formally applies to distribute medical marijuana (CBC News)

// This lawmaker just made a serious chess move against Arkansas medical marijuana (The Cannabist)

// GW Pharma Outsources Cannabis Cultivation for Epidiolex to British Sugar (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// State Proposes To Increases App Fee For Cannabis Oil Dispensers From $6k To $1.3 Million (CBS DFW)

// Plans for massive marijuana greenhouse advance (Boston Globe)

// ‘Brain On Drugs’ actor supports marijuana legalization (NY Daily News)

// PA releases temporary regulations on medical marijuana dispensaries (Elevated Nation)

// First marijuana testing lab opens in Anchorage (Peninsula Clarion)

// Sussex County marijuana dispensary announced (Delaware Public Radio)

// Tech investor donates $200K to AZ adult-use legalization effort (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Tuesday, October 25, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// The IRS Is ‘Aggressively’ Auditing a Handful of Colorado Cannabis Companies (Inc.)

// Election May Be a Turning Point for Legal Marijuana (New York Times)

// Eaze Completes $13mm Capital Raise (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Man pulls mobile home across the country seeking legalization of medical marijuana for vets (Fox 5 DC)

// Chart: Marijuana legalization campaigns raising more money than opposition (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Casino owner gives half-million to Arizona anti-pot campaign (SF Gate)

// Detained in Thailand, Cannabis Coffeeshop Pioneer Asks Dutch King for Rescue (Leafly)

// How Pot Has Changed Colorado, According To Its Largest Marijuana Dispensary (NPR Illinois)

// Canopy Growth Now Licensed to Sell 12mm Grams of Medical Cannabis (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Maine towns seek to delay marijuana clubs, stores ahead of Question 1 vote (Portland Press Herald)


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Monday, October 24, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, October 24, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Oregon Health Authority Finds High Pesticide Levels in Batches of “Dr. Jack” and “Marion Berry” Cannabis (Willamette Week)

// Feds Drop Case Against California Marijuana Dispensary (Marijuana.com)

// MassRoots Completes $5.0 Million Equity Financing (Marijuana Industry News)


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// State Marijuana Votes Could End Federal Prohibition in 2017 (Marijuana.com)

// Canadian Medical Cannabis Patient Enrollment Triples (New Cannabis Ventures)

// NJ lawmakers see no problems with legalized pot (Philly.com)

// Even without marijuana for sale, Anchorage’s first retail pot shop opens its doors (KTUU 2 NBC)

// Report: Arkansas’ costs to legalize MMJ could outweigh tax revenue (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Analysis: More Than 4,500 TV Ads for 4 Maine Referendums (Maine Public)

// Massachusetts Couple File Lawsuit Against State Police for Return of Seized Cannabis Plants (Merry Jane)


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Thursday, October 20, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, October 20, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Sixty Percent of Americans Support Legal Pot (Time)

// Battle lines drawn on potential changes to Maryland medical marijuana law (Baltimore Sun)

// Lawmakers: no comment on delegate’s medical marijuana roles (WMDT 47 ABC)


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// Adelson gives $2M to fight Nevada pot measure (Las Vegas Sun)

// Alberta justice minister to get cannabis crash course in Colorado (Calgary Herald)

// Our View: Maine needs rational pot policy, so vote ‘yes’ on Question 1 (Portland Press Herald)

// Medical marijuana doesn’t make for more teenage stoners (The Verge)

// U-Haul, Ducey, join Discount Tire, chamber, GOP in campaign against marijuana legalization, Prop. 205 (Phoenix Business Journal)

// Anchorage Assembly Authorizes 2 Marijuana Licenses & Examines 4th Avenue Theatre Permit (Your Alaska Link)

// Ex-Bears QB Jim McMahon Stumps for Arizona Legalization (Leafly)


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Friday, October 14, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Cannabis Station dispensary in Denver Colorado.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, October 14, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Colorado: Record-breaking pot shop sales in August 2016 (Cannabist)

// Bill would legalize marijuana in Delaware (Delaware Online)

// Maine AG says Question 1 would allow children to have pot (Bangor Daily News)


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// Maine Governor Paul LePage releases statement on adult use Question 1 (Facebook)

// LDS leaders ask Mormons to oppose legalization of assisted suicide, recreational marijuana (Deseret News)

// Minimum age for legal marijuana should be 25, public health agency says (CBC News)

// Uncertainty rumors after Arizona awards medical marijuana business licenses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// WSDA proposes organic marijuana certification (Capital Press)

// Arkansas Court Says Voters Can Decide Medical Marijuana Plan (ABC News)

// Steep Hill Licenses Cannabis Testing Technology in Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Thursday, October 13, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, October 13, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Every 25 Seconds: The Human Toll of Criminalizing Drug Use in the United States (Human Rights Watch)

// Support for marijuana legalization continues to rise (Pew Research Center)

// DC medical cannabis industry could benefit from rule change (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Wife of Utah Democratic candidate for governor to face medical marijuana charge (Salt Lake City Tribune)

// Scotts Miracle-Gro Surges as Market’s Darling for Legalized Pot (Chicago Tribune)

// Canada will see 900000 new pot smokers under legalization poll implies (Global News)

// Report: Senate panel misinformed voters about marijuana (Herald News)

// How The ‘Cannabis Catch-22’ Keeps Marijuana Classified As A Harmful Drug (WUNC)

// Former DEA Agents Rally In Support Of Marijuana Legalization In Arizona (Huffington Post)

// Humble brag: Cannabist surpasses High Times in unique visitors for first time (The Cannabist)


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