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Friday, January 19, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, January 19, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// BMO marks first foray by a major Canadian bank in marijuana sector with $175M deal (Financial Post)

// Medical Marijuana Sales Down In Colorado (Green Market Report)

// Vermont Gov. Scott Expects to Sign Pot Bill Before Monday (U.S. News & World Report (AP))


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// Nebraska Proposal Would Put Medical Marijuana on 2018 Ballot (U.S. News & World Report (AP))

// MA picks Franwell’s Metrc for cannabis seed-to-sale traceability system (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana regulator ‘misspoke,’ Cannabis commission has contacted U.S. Attorney Lelling (Wicked Local)

// Aurora Cannabis to Supply Italy with Medical Cannabis (New Cannabis Ventures)

// NCIA board member departs early, rips group’s direction and handling of sexual misconduct accusations (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Pennsylvania Opens State’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary in the Lehigh Valley (NBC Philadelphia)

// The public really really really opposes current federal marijuana law (Vox)


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Monday, January 15, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, January 15, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Canadian cannabis companies ink deals for nearly CA$1B in funding in 10 days (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Pa. regulators reverse course; Medical marijuana won’t stop patient gun purchases (Philadelphia Inquirer)

// Bipartisan Lawmakers Push For Marijuana Protections In Funding Bill (Marijuana Moment)


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// New Congressional Bill Handcuffs Sessions’s Marijuana Enforcement (Marijuana Moment)

// Colo. congressional members assured by U.S. Attorney they shouldn’t expect marijuana prosecutions to rise (Cannabist )

// Suburban 6th-grader will be allowed to use medical marijuana in school – for now (Chicago Tribune)

// Worcester Police: Feds on their own in pot-biz busts (Telegram)

// Blumenauer blasts Oregon U.S. Attorney on pot stance (KGW NBC)

// Lawmakers propose new panel to integrate Maine’s medical recreational marijuana programs (Portland Press Herald)

// Vermont Gov. Scott confirms he will sign marijuana legalization bill (Cannabist (AP))


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Friday, January 5, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, January 5, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Lawmakers React To Sessions Anti-Marijuana Move (Marijuana Moment)

// Vt. House gives marijuana bill a clear path to governor’s desk (The Hill)

// Pennsylvania Gives Approval to First Medical Pot Dispensary (U.S. News & World Report (AP))


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// Following shift in federal policy, Alaska Marijuana Control Board Chair resigns (KTUU 2 NBC)

// Maine accepting applications for industrial hemp licenses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Oklahoma Governor Sets June Election for Medical Marijuana (U.S. News & World Report (AP))

// Pot Stocks Plunge on Report U.S. to Rescind Expansion Policy (Bloomberg)

// Aurora Nordic Cannabis Denmark Facility Targets 120 Million Grams Annual Production (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Rebecca Johnson says legalizing medical marijuana will stop Kentucky’s opioid crisis (Louisville Courier-Journal)

// As Vets Demand Cannabis for PTSD, Science Races to Unlock Its Secrets (Scientific American)


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Thursday, January 4, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, January 4, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Sessions To Rescind Memo On State Marijuana Laws (Marijuana Moment)

// Thursday’s House Vote On Marijuana Legalization Is First Big Vote Of 2018 Session (Vermont Public Radio)

// Marijuana board issues consumer alert amid testing issues (Alaska Journal of Commerce)


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// First glitch in California cannabis sales: Computer tracking system not up yet (Cannabist (AP))

// Delay in Washington state’s marijuana seed-to-sale system causes diversion concerns (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Connecticut seeks to add 3 medical marijuana dispensaries, totaling 12 (New Haven Register)

// Wolf: ‘We Won’t Take Guns Away’ From Medical Marijuana Users (WESA)

// Jeff Sessions’ Marijuana Adviser Wants Doctors to Drug-Test Everyone (Daily Beast)

// Anderson Cooper Defends Anchor’s Marijuana Joint on CNN NYE (Hollywood Reporter)

// Ex-Cops Are Cashing in on Cannabis. Is That Okay? (Leafly)


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Friday, December 22, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, December 22, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Jeff Sessions Leaves the Cole Memo Intact, For Now (Leafly)

// Cannabis Control Commission approves draft regulations for Massachusetts marijuana industry (WWLP)

// CDC releases grim new opioid overdose figures: ‘We’re talking about more than an exponential increase’ (Washington Post)


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// Organigram plans to increase marijuana production via CA$73 million raise (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Shoppers Drug Mart Names MedReleaf as Second Medical Cannabis Supplier (New Cannabis Ventures)

// DOJA Cannabis and Tokyo Smoke Merge to Become Hiku Brands (New Cannabis Ventures)

// California’s former top cop forms marijuana distribution firm in new age of legalization (Los Angeles Times)

// California issues first cannabis cultivation licenses; 69 marijuana businesses now sanctioned (Cannifornian)

// Los Angeles pot shops will get visits from health inspectors – just like restaurants (Daily Bulletin)

// Joy to the weed: Marijuana legalization comes bearing gifts (CT Post (AP))


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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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Thursday, July 28, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, July 28, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// The Famous Marijuana Memos: Q&A With Former DOJ Deputy Attorney General James Cole (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Oregon State Fair: Marijuana is Coming (Oregon City Patch)

// WEED Listing Coming to the Toronto Stock Exchange (Marijuana.com)


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// Smoke pot with your kids Richard Branson tells Chicago business audience (Chicago Tribune)

// GW Pharma Epilepsy Research in Australia Receives $6mm Government Funding Support (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Weed doctors sue medical board over ‘arbitrary’ suspensions; Hugo water scare was a hoax (Colorado Springs Independent)

// Medicinal cannabis legalised in Victoria child epilepsy patients to be given access from 2017 (Health Memory)

// John Malkovich to Star in Marijuana Drama Series (Hollywood Reporter)

// Some Oregon Voters Will Vote Again On Marijuana Legalization (OPB FM)

// Drug dealers shot dead on the streets of the Philippines as president dubbed ‘The Punisher’ continues his war on drugs – with 300 gunned down this month alone (Daily Mail)


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