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Friday, September 29, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Vanilla white-flooded fountains spray a soft line of walled water in front of the Las Vegas Bellagio Hotel

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, September 29, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Nevada’s first month of recreational marijuana sales brings state $3.7 million in tax revenue (Nevada Independent)

// Nevada Attorney General asked to rule on pot lounges (Nevada Appeal)

// Update: CBD oil hits national stage with Target.com – briefly (Cannabist)


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// Michigan regulators will allow mega-growers of medical marijuana into the state (Detroit Free Press)

// Citing concerns about federal law, Albuquerque rejects medical marijuana bus ads (Santa Fe New Mexican)

// Is costly Colorado pot tax error worth a special session? Why the GOP says no (Denver Post)

// Legislative panel signs off on bill to spell out Maine’s rules for recreational pot (Portland Press Herald)

// Cannabis Fund Green Acre Capital Raises $25 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// How did Long Beach decide who gets a medical marijuana license? With an actual lottery machine, of course (Press-Telegram)

// MLB instantly regrets Wiz Khalifa throwing out first pitch (NY Post)


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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Bill to diversify Md. medical marijuana industry fails in final seconds of session (Washington Post)

// Vt. Senate near punting on pot (Rutland Herald)

// New Trump Drug Czar Voted Against Marijuana Amendments in Congress (MassRoots)


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// Melissa Etheridge Flies With Her Medical Marijuana (Marijuana.com)

// Dallas To Vote On Proposal Reducing Marijuana Penalty (CBS DFW)

// State releases draft medical marijuana regulations for doctors (McCall)

// Governor Bruce Rauner talks passenger rail and legalizing recreational marijuana on tour through the state (WQAD 8)

// Nevada County prepares for process to write new marijuana grow regulations (The Union)

// Judge to decide if RI employers can refuse to hire medical marijuana users (WPRI 12)

// Marijuana Business Daily joins Associated Press (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Friday, March 17, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Colorado's Flatiron mountains sit backed by a bright red sunset even as they are cast in a cold wintery blue.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, March 17, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Colorado Reps Vow to Fight Feds on Marijuana (MassRoots)

// Medical marijuana for chronic pain starts next week (Lohud)

// A quarter of US beer drinkers have switched to marijuana or would if it was legal (Quartz)


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// Organizers cancel marijuana festival at Cheesman Park citing ‘ridiculous’ requirements (Denver 7 ABC)

// Drug busts underway in Denver metro area are aimed at growers shipping weed out of state (Denver Post)

// California’s Great Cannabis Unbanning (Leafly)

// Spannabis 2017 and What I Learned About Barcelona’s and Spain’s Marijuana Marketplace (Canna Law Blog)

// San Diego police go after drugged drivers with new mouth swab test (San Diego Union-Tribune)

// Bill Banning Medical Marijuana Edibles in Arkansas Advanced to the House Floor (NWA Homepage)

// Jimi Hendrix Estate Sues Andrew Pitsicalis and Leon Hendrix (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Thursday, March 16, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, March 16, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Sessions vows crackdown on drug dealing and gun crime (Washington Post)

// Sessions Says Obama Marijuana Memo Is ‘Valid’ (MassRoots)

// Latinos Got 77 Percent of Federal Pot Sentences Last Year (US News & World Report)


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// Colorado grow shop hit with EPA fines for unlabeled pesticides (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Blue Dream No Longer King of the Strain Hill (Marijuana Industry News)

// New Mexico Decriminalization Bill Passes House Committee (Marijuana Industry News)

// Bills would protect Massachusetts medical marijuana patients from losing job over drug test (MassLive)

// Montana lawmakers consider sales tax on medical marijuana (KTVH NBC)

// Pot-grow paradise? Oregon town selling for $3.85 million (SF Gate)

// Sir Patrick Stewart reveals he uses marijuana every day to help deal with debilitating arthritis symptoms (Daily Mail)


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Wednesday, March 1, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A man holds a Science post up with a young Albert Einstein on it.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Attorney General Sessions wants to know the science on marijuana and opioids. Here it is. (Washington Post)

// New York’s medical marijuana law sponsors say Health Department should slow its roll on adding more growers (NY Daily News)

// Before Legalization, Scott Wants Impairment Test That Doesn’t Exist Yet (Valley News)


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// Colorado AG wants Sessions to look at state’s marijuana industry before imposing crackdown (The Denver Channel)

// Oregon’s Governor Pushes Back Against Stricter Marijuana Laws (KHSU)

// Alaska marijuana tax revenue dropped in January (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Maine Marijuana Panel Deluged With Comments (Maine Public)

// Workshop held for Maine municipal leaders on legal marijuana (WLBZ 2 NBC)

// Feds To Track Marijuana Employment (MassRoots)

// Sir Patrick Stewart confesses he relies on CANNABIS SPRAY to keep his hands working (Express)


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Tuesday, December 6, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A brick wall.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Congressional Republicans Vow To Block Marijuana Amendments (Marijuana.com)

// Baby Boomers the fastest-growing marijuana users (Consumer Affairs)

// Canopy Growth Raises $60mm and Engages U.S. Investment Bank Cowen and Company (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Ballot by ballot, recount of marijuana legalization vote begins in Augusta (Portland Press Herald)

// Chart: Healthy markups for MJ strains with celebrity names (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Trudeau urges police to ‘enforce the law’ on marijuana (The Star)

// New effort underway to expand medical marijuana use in Texas (News 4 San Antonio)

// GW Pharma Ends FY16 with $483mm in Cash (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Cannabis is this remote Indian village’s only livelihood. But machete-wielding police are problematic (The Cannabist)

// New Mass. Marijuana Law Won’t Produce Revenue First Year Officials Say (CBS Boston)


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Tuesday, November 29, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The Maryland state flag flaps in the wind against a nearly cloudless blue sky.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Maryland pre-approves licenses for 102 medical marijuana dispensaries (Baltimore Business Journal)

// Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission hires diversity consultant (WBAL-TV 11)

// Report on Canada’s marijuana legalization due this week (The Globe and Mail)


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// What Marijuana Researchers Want From The Feds (Marijuana.com)

// Chart: Medical marijuana patient numbers, dispensary sales steadily climbing in Illinois (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana doctors get new business buzz from legalization in California (Sacramento Bee)

// German cannabis market could be significant for Canopy Growth Corp, says PI (Cantech Letter)

// Pot shop opens, sells out within three hours (Juneau Empire)

// NFL player using marijuana for Crohn’s disease may press league over its drug policy (Washington Post)

// Want to smoke Hunter S. Thompson’s weed? Gonzo brand marijuana in works (The Cannabist)


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

Jay Z narrates an animated video detailing why the War on Drugs is an Epic Fail.

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

// Watch Jay Z’s powerful New York Times visual op-ed: ‘The war on drugs is an epic fail’ (Marijuana.com)

// Mexico president following California marijuana vote: state lawmaker (Yahoo.com)

// Marijuana initiative wording complicates DUI prosecutions (CBS 5 Arizona)


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// After PTSD medical marijuana bill signed into law, Gusciora seeks decriminalization (The Trentonian)

// Merle Haggard Joins the Marijuana Business From Beyond the Grave (Westword)

// Washington State Agencies to Test Cannabis for Pesticides (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Marijuana industry advocates criticize slowness of regulation (Alaska Public Radio)

// Medical marijuana firms show interest in Mystic Monsanto site (The Day)

// Flandreau marijuana consultant throws shade on Twitter (Argus Leader)

// Report: ‘Contact high’ complaints end tours of Swarthmore dorm (Philly.com)


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

A marijuana leaf held up to the light in silhouette

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

// Pot growers call for labor regulation after abuse disclosures (Reveal)

// State’s response to marijuana lab accreditation crisis inadequate, administrator says (Oregon Live)

// New WBUR poll shows marijuana legalization winning in Massachusetts (Mass Live)


These headlines are brought to you by Elevate– the cannabis startup conference taking place in Oakland, California on Tuesday, September 20. The Elevate startup conference has a singular focus on the cannabis industry and represents the nexus of legal marijuana and Silicon Valley. Featuring top speakers from around the industry and taking place in the inspiring Oakland Museum of California, this event is not one to miss. Learn more and register for Elevate now!


// HelloMD & UC Berkeley to Conduct Largest Study on Cannabis, Pain & Opioid Abuse (Hello MD)

// Organic farm group launches program to certify Maine’s medical cannabis (Portland Press Herald)

// Tommy Chong Introduces “Chong’s Choice” In Denver, Colorado (Press Release Rocket)

// In Break With Past Policy, Dutch Mayor Allows Cannabis Patients to Grow at Home (Leafly)

// Marijuana Is Legal in Colorado – But Only If You’re a U.S. Citizen (Westword)

// Compromise reached over Anchorage Assemblyman’s participation in marijuana votes (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Not so dope: Police test first marijuana breathalyzer on Cali drivers (RT)


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Marijuana Today— Our flagship title, a weekly podcast examining the world of marijuana business and activism with some of the smartest people in the industry and movement.
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Friday, September 9, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Medical marijuana tinctures and salves on display at Ann Arbor dispensary Om of Medicine

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

// Senate moves to clear up legal haze around medical marijuana edibles, dispensaries (M Live)

// Arizona Drug Firm Insys Makes Synthetic Pot Compound, Spends Big to Defeat Legal Pot (Phoenix New Times)

// Vireo Health of New York Achieves Cannabis Industry Milestone with UFCW Pact (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Make 21 the minimum age to smoke pot Canadian Medical Association urges gov’t (Global News)

// Nate Diaz still facing possible UFC suspension, despite Nevada state officials okaying his vape pen use (Washington Post)

// Montel Williams the Latest Celebrity to Enter the Medical Cannabis Game (Weed Horn)

// Tryke Companies Partners With Wiz Khalifa to Grow and Distribute Khalifa Kush (PR Newswire)

// Medical marijuana grower booted from state fair (KOAT 7 ABC)

// State questions hip-hop video shot in medical marijuana greenhouse (Albuquerque Journal)

// Alaska Cannabis Regulators OK First Retail License (Leafly News)


Check out our other projects:
Marijuana Today— Our flagship title, a weekly podcast examining the world of marijuana business and activism with some of the smartest people in the industry and movement.
Marijuana Media Connect— A service that connects industry insiders in the legal marijuana industry with journalists, bloggers, and writers in need of expert sources for their stories.

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Photo: Om of Medicine of Ann Arbor

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