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Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// The California wildfires aren’t just bad news for wine- weed is in danger, too (Quartz)

// Legal marijuana causes warehouse rent to skyrocket in Sacramento – 4 or 5 times normal (Sacramento Bee)

// Editorial: Californians will soon be able to buy marijuana; they need legal places to smoke it (Los Angeles Times)


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// The High Price of Cheap Weed (Grist)

// Medical marijuana patients report reduction in use of prescription drugs (Chicago Tribune)

// Leaked Document Reveals Ontario’s Conflicted Path to Legalization (Leafly)

// With cannabis legalization around the corner, Los Angeles contemplates another dumb move (LA Times)

// US Territory Considers Legal Marijuana Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// Arkansas AG again rejects bid for legal marijuana in state (KATV Little Rock)

// Chart: Record first month of recreational marijuana sales in Nevada (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Legislature’s lawyers: Marijuana consumption lounges don’t run afoul of Nevada law (Nevada Independent)

// Senators Want Feds To Make Sure Dispensary Marijuana Is Safe (Forbes)

// Proposed Cannabis Dispensary Shutdown Would Effect 2/3 Of Michigan Patients (Weed News)


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// All the Cannabis Legalization Measures in Play Right Now (Leafly)

// Massachusetts pot board to meet for 1st time discuss hiring (CT Post)

// Colorado marijuana firm secures $10 million for massive Massachusetts facility (Mass Live)

// MassRoots And CannaRegs: Does The $12 Million Acquisition Make Sense? (Bengzinga)

// Charities Are Refusing Contributions From Cannabis Companies Despite Legalization (Merry Jane)

// ‘I’m Two For Two’: Judge Drops Case Against Weed Advocate Who Toked On Capitol Hill (DCist)

// Chart: 19% of cannabis businesses are owned or were founded by racial minorities (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Wednesday, September 6, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana activist and lawyer Shaleen Title was just named to the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Shaleen Title On The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission Is A VERY Big Deal (Weed News)

// Trump’s new drug czar nominee once said drug users belong in a ‘hospital-slash-prison’ (Vox)

// How legalization caused the price of marijuana to collapse (Washington Post)


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// Chart: Minorities occupy 17% of executive positions in marijuana industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Legal recreational marijuana likely to be in short supply, experts say (Mass Live)

// Oregon’s legalization quickly cut Washington border pot sales (Around the O)

// Major roadblock to medical marijuana in Ohio solved? College steps up to test cannabis (Cincinnati.com)

// Rep. Allen Peake Pledges to Continue Medical Marijuana Fight (Flag Pole)

// Maricann Revises Annual Sales Forecast to $4.3mm After Windstorm (New Cannabis Ventures)

// California is about to open its first legal cannabis shops, and it’s posing a huge problem for local pot farms (Independent)


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Tuesday, August 22, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana board considers shutting down dispensaries until licensing starts (Michigan Radio)

// Nevada marijuana license expansion on hold again until Aug. 29 (KTNV Las Vegas (AP))

// Pot Prices Rise 200% In Nevada As Product Flies Off The Shelves (Forbes)


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// California Is Still Arresting Too Many People of Color for Cannabis (Leafly)

// NYC pot arrests continue despite decriminalization push: lawyers (NY Daily News)

// Denver soon to license pot clubs, but few may open (McClatchy DC)

// Yet another study says weed could help solve the opioid crisis (Vice News)

// Deep Dive into Cannabis Stock Sunset Island Group Reveals Red Flags for Investors (New Cannabis Ventures)

// States Work To Help Marijuana Industry Reduce Power Costs (National Public Radio)

// Chart: Portion of women executives in cannabis industry dips to 27% but still strong (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Tuesday, June 6, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Deputy AG: Push for tough sentences is not reviving drug war (The Associated Press)

// Congress Could Vote on Marijuana Banking This Week (MassRoots)

// Cleveland City Council rolls back moratorium on growing marijuana (Cleveland.com)


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// Nevada Lawmakers Set Cannabis Tax: 10% Retail, 15% Wholesale (Leafly News)

// Arkansas Expecting 20,000-40,000 Medical Marijuana Patient Applications (Leafly News)

// Marijuana may get a brief losing debate in House (CT Post)

// Chart: Retail cannabis chains are on the rise in Colorado (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis Wheaton scraps $80M financing deal citing ‘false’ attempts to ‘discredit the company’ (Financial Post)

// Toronto’s public health chief wants pot possession decriminalized now (Toronto Star)

// Ohio village runs out of space for medical marijuana growers (The News & Observer)


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Wednesday, May 31, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Rick Scott says he’s ‘reviewing’ whether to call medical marijuana special session (Florida Politics)

// An Uncertain Future For Marijuana Legalization In June’s Special Session (Vermont Public Radio)

// Colorado’s weed boom will fund schools and fight opioid addiction (Vice News)


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// Nevada’s Hopes for Legal Cannabis Lounges Are Dead (For Now) (Merry Jane)

// More Georgians sign up for medical marijuana program, still unable to buy in state (The Cannabist (AP))

// States offer breaks to minority marijuana entrepreneurs (WCVB 5 ABC (AP))

// DOJ Turns Attention to Cannabis Enforcement (Leafly (AP))

// Marijuana theft in Laytonville triggers search by SWAT canine teams (The Press Democrat)

// Washington State: Market Share Doubles for Concentrates (Marijuana.com)

// Grandmother Who Lost Her Home Because Her Son Sold Marijuana Wins Pennsylvania Supreme Court Case (Forbes)


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Tuesday, May 9, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// ‘Early start’ program for recreational marijuana sales OK’d (Las Vegas Sun)

// Marijuana Business Owner Gets Money Back 15 Months After Cops Took It Without Charges (Huffington Post)

// Ben Pollara’s emotional mea culpa on John Morgan split marijuana bill failure (Florida Politics)


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// Gwen Graham wants special session to enact medical marijuana amendment (Florida Politics)

// Marijuana processors charged with assault recklessness (Daily Astorian)

// Marijuana industry pioneer launches cannabis streaming firm (The Star)

// NFLPA hopes NFL will alter marijuana policy without concessions (Pro Football Talk)

// Lobbyists lining up to influence marijuana laws in Maine (Portland Press Herald)

// Months to go before pot tax revenue distribution (KOIN 6 CBS)

// Chart: Oregon’s medical marijuana industry slumping (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Tuesday, May 2, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Medical Marijuana Protected in Congressional Budget Deal (MassRoots)

// NHS gives first medical cannabis prescription to 11-year-old boy with severe epilepsy (Independent)

// Media Advisory: Polis to host first ever Marijuana Big Thinker Talks and Expo on Capitol Hill (Marijuana Industry News)


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// Have you ever smoked pot? Saying yes can get foreigners barred for life at US border (Fresno Bee)

// Bill to prevent federal violations of Colorado constitutional rights dies (Durango Herald)

// Chart: With recreational marijuana sales on the horizon, Maine’s MMJ program surges (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Why is legal marijuana so expensive in Alaska? (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Alaska’s March marijuana revenue jumps (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Cannabis Site ‘Civilized’ Locks Down $1M Funding (MediaPost)

// Feds Admit Marijuana’s Potential To Reduce Opioid Problems (MassRoots)


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Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Man denied double-lung transplant over marijuana use in Utah dies after procedure in Pennsylvania (NY Daily News)

// How Jeff Sessions Could Attack Medical Marijuana This Week (MassRoots)

// House panel adds restrictions to medical marijuana bill (Sun Sentinel)


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// Chart: Colorado marijuana sales off to strong start in 2017 (Marijuana Business Daily)

// State promises more grow site inspections (Mail Tribune)

// House approves bill to regulate medical marijuana (Bozeman Daily Chronicle)

// Massachusetts lawmakers debate tax on recreational marijuana (WWLP 22)

// Medical marijuana providers seek first chance at retail sales in Maine (Portland Press Herald)

// Mayor Hancock: Denver to review 4/20 event that left Civic Center in “disrespectful state” (Denver Post)

// 4 arrested during marijuana ‘smoke-in’ protest at U.S. Capitol (McClatchy DC)


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Tuesday, April 4, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Governors From 4 Marijuana States Ask to Be Left Alone (US News & World Report)

// With Big Banks Absent IRS Gears up for Flood of Tax Cash (Leafly)

// The problem with America’s marijuana DUI laws: science (Reno Gazette-Journal)


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// Leading Cannabis Tech Company LeafLink Announces Financing from Mainstream Backers (Merry Jane)

// House approves overhaul to medical marijuana bill (Herald Dispatch)

// Clark County could delay retail marijuana sales (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Florida Senate wants to add medical marijuana licenses (Orlando Weekly)

// Alaska Sees Slight Increase in Marijuana Tax Revenue for February (Marijuana Industry News)

// Chart: More medical cannabis patients and fewer caregivers in Hawaii (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Let Timmy Smoke: It’s Time to Open Baseball’s Hidden Cannabis Culture (Leafly)


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