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Wednesday, January 3, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, January 3, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// How a Maryland bank is quietly solving the marijuana industry’s cash problem (Washington Post)

// 63 arrested for marijuana possession at party in Georgia (Cannabist (AP))

// Recreational Marijuana Use Is Now Legal in California. Here Come the Ads (Ad Week)


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// Alaska reports dip in marijuana tax revenue in latest report (News Tribune (AP))

// Big Week For Marijuana In State Capitols (Marijuana Moment)

// Mike Tyson Preparing to Revolutionize Marijuana Industry, Breaks Ground on ‘Tyson Ranch’ (Blast)

// Will Michigan Legalize Marijuana In 2018? A Vote Is Likely (CBS Detroit)

// Cronos signs deal to secure CA$30 million for marijuana R&D (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Carson City dispensaries open for recreational marijuana sales (Nevada Appeal)

// Water access poses big risk for many hemp growers in 2018 (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Wednesday, November 8, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Election results: Recreational cannabis legalization strong possibility in New Jersey + wins in Detroit (Marijuana Business Daily)

// California treasurer wants the state to study a public bank option for pot businesses (LA Times)

// Only one-third of marijuana extracts accurately labeled, researchers say (CNN)


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// Massachusetts marijuana oversight board seeks $7.5 million budget (MassLive)

// Republicans say they’ll block marijuana bill again if it isn’t overhauled (Portland Press Herald)

// Push to Legalize Recreational Pot in Illinois Takes Step Forward (NBC Chicago)

// SF supervisors offer more changes to recreational cannabis legislation (San Francisco Gate)

// Will recreational pot in Mass. kill RI’s medical marijuana program? (Providence Journal)

// Cannabis Companies Struggle To Be Charitable (CBS Denver)

// Marijuana to be sold through private stores in Manitoba (Globe and Mail)


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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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Monday, June 26, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, June 26, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Gov. Rick Scott signs Florida’s cannabis bill into law (Blasting News)

// Koch network to Trump administration: ‘You are never going to win the war on drugs. Drugs won.’ (Denver Post)

// Wolf Lauds ‘Fair’ Medical Marijuana Process After Former Policy Chief Gets Grower Permit (CBS Philadelphia)


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// Marijuana Board to Revisit On-Site Consumption in July (U.S News & World Report (AP))

// Anchorage marijuana sales tax revenue continues steady climb (Alaska Dispatch News)

// N.Y. Health Dept. improves medical marijuana program (NY Daily News (AP))

// Pot Industry Deals With Ultimate Buzzkill: Self Regulation (Daily Beast)

// Marijuana Advocates Optimistic in Northeast Despite Setbacks (New Hampshire Public Radio)

// Marketing Medical Cannabis Like Branded Generics (New Cannabis Ventures)

// New Philly Restrictions On Where Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Can Go May Be Too Late (CBS Philly)


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Wednesday, May 3, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana Legalization Passes Vermont House (Weed News)

// Hydropothecary Ceases All Cannabis Shipments Due to Myclobutanil Contamination (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Scotts Miracle-Gro homing in on ‘big vision’ for hydroponics as state-legal cannabis grows (Cannabist)


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// Aurora Cannabis Boosts Cash Position to $160mm Following $75mm Bond Deal (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Congress Tightening Grip on DC Marijuana Legalization (MassRoots)

// Clark County to begin accepting early applications for recreational marijuana dispensaries (News 3 Las Vegas)

// New Hampshire takes another step toward pot decriminalization (WCVB 5 ABC)

// NEW: Florida House approves medical marijuana bill (Palm Beach Post)

// Uruguay opens registry to buy marijuana (ABC News)

// Christie says legalizing pot is stupid. Here’s what N.J. governor candidates would do. (NJ.com)


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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Pot club showdown nears between Colorado governor lawmakers (Albuquerque Journal)

// Bill that Would Add Opioid Use Disorder to List of Conditions that Qualify for Medical Marijuana in New Mexico Heads to Governor’s Desk (Marijuana Industry News)

// US-based group that organized UN event denies timing of Leni video linked to Duterte impeach raps (Interaksyon)


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// Arkansas House rejects bill to ban marijuana in food (Times Record)

// Four marijuana bills sent to governor more may follow (Baxter Bulletin)

// Advocates to MA Lawmakers: Don’t Amend Cannabis Law Just Yet (Leafly)

// Medical marijuana advocates begin the process to put it on the 2018 ballot in Utah (Fox 13 Salt Lake City)

// Canada’s ‘Princess of Pot’ returns home to Vancouver to begin cutting ties with Cannabis Culture empire (Vancouver Sun)

// SC Prosecutor Contender at Odds With Feds on Medical Cannabis (Leafly)

// Chart: Licensing bottlenecks hamper growth of Massachusetts MMJ program (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Wednesday, March 8, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana Regulation: Measure M Overwhelmingly Approved by Los Angeles Voters (NBC Los Angeles)

// South Dakota House approves cannabidiol measure (The News & Observer)

// Massachusetts treasurer seeking clarity on federal pot laws (McClatchy DC Bureau)


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// Florida House releases plan for medical pot, which activists criticize (Tampa Bay Times)

// Trudeau’s Pot Czar Says Canada Won’t Rush Marijuana Legalization (Bloomberg)

// Alaska pot regulators to again consider onsite use (Hawaii News Now)

// Oregon Will Soon Start Testing Age Compliance At Marijuana Stores (Oregon Public Broadcasting)

// Bill extending rec rules to MMJ industry sent to CO governor (Marijuana Business Daily)

// MA Speaker: Use Cannabis Taxes to Help Fight Opioid Addiction (Leafly News)

// Senator Revives Marijuana ‘Gateway Drug’ Myth (MassRoots)


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

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Thursday, February 16, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Leafly Investigation: California Has a Dirty Cannabis Problem (Leafly)

// Nevada marijuana official wants same treatment for medical, recreational products (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Tilray to export medical cannabis to New Zealand (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// House Bill Examines Racist Drug War (MassRoots)

// Hemp for cows? Colorado approves hemp-animal feed study (Aurora Sentinel)

// Colorado infused products licenses skyrocket as MJ companies diversify (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Scott: Pot bill must cover drivers (Rutland Herald)

// Peninsula cannabis entrepreneurs estimate $5.3M contribution to economy (Peninsula Clarion)

// AZ Cannabis Legalization Initiative To be Filed Thursday Feb 16 2017 (Safer Arizona)

// The Nearest Dispensaries to the Airports in Legal States (Leafly)


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Thursday, December 22, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, December 22, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// After legalization, teen marijuana use drops sharply in Colorado (Washington Post)

// Court: Medical marijuana law trumps law on transporting pot (Wood TV 8)

// Raimondo says legalized pot could add up to $15M to state coffers in first year (Providence Journal)


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// Philadelphia, neighboring counties, to host many of Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana dispensaries (Elevated Nation)

// State licenses for marijuana growing set at 5 (Arkansas Online)

// Dispensaries Restocking Shelves; Patients Renewing Registration (Valley Press Independent)

// NEW REPORT: Colorado Marijuana Sales Continue to Soar, Top $2 Billion by 2020 (Yahoo Finance)

// Nevada’s marijuana registration system back online after 1 week shutdown (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// ACLU, patient group to challenge state’s ‘burdensome’ medical marijuana regulations (Providence Journal)

// 7th medical marijuana license approved by Florida Department of Health (WPTV 5 NBC)


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

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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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