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Thursday, May 24, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The Statue of Liberty is silhouetted against an early morning rising sun.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, May 24, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New York Democratic Party Endorses Legalizing Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)

// Arizona Supreme Court: Medical Marijuana on Campus Not a Crime (Arizona Public Media)

// Merkley Cosponsors Landmark Bill to End Federal Prohibition of Marijuana (Office of Sen. Jeff Merkley)


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// Nevada exceeds pot tax revenue expectations; rec sales have topped $304 million (Reno Gazette-Journal)

// Queens DA Has No Plans To Stop Prosecuting Pot Charges (Kew Gardens Patch)

// Texas Backs Off Changes That Could’ve Led to CBD Confiscation, for Now (Dallas Observer)

// Illinois governor gets bill legalizing industrial hemp (State Journal-Register)

// New Report Finds ‘Substantial’ Increase In Marijuana Use In Colorado (Green Market Report)

// Big cannabis growers urge senators to ban commercial outdoor growing (iPolitics)

// Marijuana Business Owners Rally On Capitol Hill As Cannabis Bills Gain Momentum (Marijuana Moment)


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Tuesday, May 15, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The U.S. Supreme Court building is seen from the front on a lightly clouded sunny day.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// State Marijuana Laws Dodge Supreme Court Bullet (Marijuana Moment)

// State Democrats plan to endorse marijuana legalization (New York Post)

// Two Canadian Companies Are Merging in the Biggest Weed Deal Ever (Bloomberg)


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// Surest Way to Face Marijuana Charges in New York: Be Black or Hispanic (New York Times)

// Two District Attorneys May Stop Prosecuting Most Marijuana Offenses (New York Times)

// Arizona farmers will soon be able to grow hemp (Tucson.com)

// Eight Pennsylvania colleges get OK to study medical marijuana (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Dixie Brands Licenses IP and Formulations to Cannabis Wheaton (New Cannabis Ventures)

// iAnthus Capital Secures $50 Million Investment from Gotham Green Partners (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Chart: Putting the $55 billion US retail cannabis market in perspective (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Monday, March 19, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The golden lit U.S. Capitol Building fills the frame against a blue-grey morning sky.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, March 19, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// GOP & Dems Team Up To Shield State Marijuana Laws From Jeff Sessions (Marijuana Moment)

// Experimental pot lab sprouting cannabis-infused drinks, new edibles (National Post)

// Pot shops face bans in most of Mass. (Boston Globe)


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// Virtually all’ alcohol firms eyeing cannabis: Q&A with ex-Coors exec & new Sundial CEO (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Oakland Embraces Marijuana Sales. Compton Bans Them. How Is Justice Best Served? (New York Times)

// Outlaw weed comes into the light (Washington Post)

// Michigan officials shutter 40 medical marijuana businesses across state (Detroit Free Press)

// Why predictions of a marijuana shortage in Canada are just smoke and mirrors (Cantech Letter)

// Tilray to Partner with Novartis Division Sandoz to Develop Medical Cannabis Products (New Cannabis Ventures)

// West Virginia U.S. attorney vows to ‘aggressively’ enforce federal marijuana laws (Herb)


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Friday, November 3, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Five sillouetted U.S. Marines stand tall against the sun on the horizon.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, November 3, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Poll: Marijuana research widely supported among veterans (Stars and Stripes)

// SF panel seeks to legalize pot smoking inside dispensaries (San Francisco Chronicle)

// Washington state cannabis businesses enter unknown territory with no official seed-to-sale system (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Tennessee Democrats Vote to Support Medical Marijuana (Leafly (AP))

// Florida Senate Proposal Would Allow Smoking Medical Marijuana (WJCT)

// Marijuana Paraphernalia: Shops Now Legal in Las Vegas (Marijuana.com)

// Spokane County cannabis farmers will have to register at air pollution office (Cannabist (AP))

// Delaware’s Adult Use Cannabis Task Force Will Likely Delay Release of Report (Delaware Online)

// Clock ticks down on Gov. LePage’s window to veto marijuana bill (Portland Press Herald)

// Filling Approved for First Admitted Insurer in California to Sell Cannabis Insurance (Insurance Journal)


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Wednesday, August 2, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Vice President Mike Pence wave to a crowd while up on stage.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Senator Presses Sessions To Release Marijuana Recommendations (MassRoots)

// Trump’s opioid commission ignores 7,800 public comments about weed (Vice News)

// Can Weed Make John Morgan Governor of Florida? (Politico)


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// How three missing words cast confusion over marijuana ballot measure (Argus Leader)

// New York OKs five new medical cannabis businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// $770 million windfall: Canadian marijuana companies see surge in new investments (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Scientists go through trouble to research if regular weed users are more relaxed than others (Cannabist)

// Former L.A. Police Commissioner Says ‘Limited Immunity’ Law Would Be Disaster for Canna-Businesses (Merry Jane)

// Yonder Mountain String Band Collaborates On New Strain With Boulder Dispensary (Show the Show)

// Kanye West Sues Insurers for $10 Million Over Canceled Tour (New York Times)


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Tuesday, April 18, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// 3 Raimondo officials oppose legalizing recreational pot this session (Providence Journal)

// How Republicans and Democrats in Congress are joining forces to defeat Sessions’ war on weed (Yahoo News)

// Marijuana businesses worry about Trump but expect to prevail (CNN Money)


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// Poll: Most Americans Don’t Care Who Uses Marijuana (MassRoots)

// Chart: 4/20 holiday gives marijuana businesses more than just a bump (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Pa. Gov. Wolf: Medical Pot Is ‘Being Done the Right Way’ (NBC Philadelphia)

// Colorado lawmakers pass measure allowing counties to levy collect marijuana taxes (Denver Post)

// Drive-thru marijuana dispensary opening in Colorado on 4/20 (KTNV)

// Cannabis Companies Find More Customers That Want Less THC (Forbes)

// Who Is Tony Greenhand? A Day in the Life of the World’s Greatest Joint Roller (Leafly)

 

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Head Prohibitionist Kevin Sabet is going to need a new job in a few years.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// National anti-pot group SAM takes stock post-election: ‘No one’s closing up shop over here’ (The Cannabist)

// Opponents of legalized marijuana set to request recount, at cost of $500,000 (Portland Press Herald)

// Growers forced to torch moldy marijuana as record rainfall takes toll on Oregon crops (Register Guard)


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// Data Dive: Legalization No Longer a Partisan Issue, 2016 Election Data Show (Leafly)

// Potential New Top Democrat Supports Marijuana Reform (Marijuana.com)

// Clark County DA not pursuing minor marijuana possession cases post-Question 2 (KTNV ABC 13)

// Vermont Lawmakers Will Push To Legalize Pot, Against Gov. Elect Scott’s Urging (Vermont Public Radio)

// Oakland-owned public bank would serve cannabis industry (KTVU Fox 2 News)

// High-CBD products are gaining traction in pot shops and reaching beyond typical consumers, new report shows (The Cannabist)

// Colorado governor calls marijuana gray market “a clear and present danger” (Denver Post)


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Monday, July 11, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, July 11, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Democrats call for ‘pathway’ to marijuana legalization (Washington Post)

// Activists behind THC-limiting initiative to withdraw controversial Amendment 139 (The Cannabist)

// Local medical marijuana co. commits $20 million for cannabis research (WMDT 46 ABC News Maryland)


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// Medical marijuana supporters rally at Kentucky Capitol (The State Journal)

// Kentucky Nurses Association endorses medical marijuana (WDRB News Kentucky)

// Supporters of rival medical-marijuana measures not backing down (Arkansas News)

// Canopy Growth CEO Sells $1.1mm in Stock (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Portland pot dispensary targeted in Oregon marijuana industry’s first fraud investigation (Oregon Live)

// Governor, Boston Mayor Kick Off Campaign Against Marijuana Legalization (Patch)

// Oregon Launches New Cannabis Worker Permit (Leafly)


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Tuesday, June 21, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Arkansans for Compassionate Care stands before boxes of petition signatures to be submitted to the state

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Medical marijuana backers submit signatures to get proposal on Arkansas ballot (Arkansas Online)

// Everyone Should Have Access to Weed, Democrats Say (LA Weekly)

// Study: No Change In Pot Use Among Colorado Kids Since Legalization (Colorado Public Radio)


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// Marijuana’s biggest adversary on Capitol Hill is sponsoring a bill to research … marijuana (Providence Journal)

// Cannabis Testing Lab Steep Hill Expands to Anchorage Alaska (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Battle over recreational pot in Pueblo spills into court (The Pueblo Chieftain)

// Scutari to Lead Delegation to Colorado on Pot Fact-finder (Politicker NJ)

// Entrepreneurs and Investors Meet in Oakland for Marijuana Business Conference (Inc.)

// Arizona Congressman Endorses Marijuana Legalization Initiative (The Daily Chronic)

// Marijuana Legalization: Pot Brings Poor People To Colorado, But What’s Being Done To Help Them? [PART TWO] (International Business Times)


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