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Thursday, October 12, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A medical marijuana outdoor cultivation site is left ravaged by wildfire.

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Thursday, October 12, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Devastating Photos Show Wildfire’s Toll on a California Cannabis Farm (Leafly)

// ‘We lost it all’: Puerto Rico medical marijuana businesses assess hurricane damage (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Colorado’s 2017 marijuana sales reach $1 billion in just eight months (Cannabist)


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// Canada’s Largest Cannabis Producer Is Doubling in Size (Leafly)

// Atlanta Mayor Signs Marijuana Decrim Proposal (Marijuana Moment)

// Setting the cannabis age at 19 is ‘not practical at all’, lawyer says (Global News)

// Cannabis Control Commission Hears from Vineyarders (Vineyard Gazette)

// Case that could disrupt Maryland medical marijuana industry will go to trial (Baltimore Sun)

// State names new medical marijuana director (Portland Press Herald)

// Watch: Rep. Earl Blumenauer testifies that medical marijuana could solve opioid crisis (Cannabist)


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Tuesday, October 3, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Maine governor Paul LePage.

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Tuesday, October 3, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Bill to make sale of recreational marijuana legal in Maine faces uncertain fate (Portland Press Herald)

// Atlanta City Council votes unanimously to decriminalize marijuana (Atlanta Loop)

// GOP state lawmakers down one of two bills brought by Democrats during special legislative session to fix pot-tax error (Denver Post)


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// Longtime Activist Launches Cannabis News Portal (Weed News)

// This Obscure 45-Year-Old Federal Law Exempts State-Legal Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)

// Grower asks state for edible cannabis rules (Florida Politics)

// Interior Alaska voters have big decisions to make Tuesday (Daily News-Miner)

// Chart: Lots of patients, small purchases in Hawaii’s first month of medical marijuana sales (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Colorado drags down national marijuana prices in first half of 2017 (Cannabist)

// CEO Spotlight: O.penVAPE’s Ralph Morgan (Green Market Report)


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Wednesday, September 27, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Soon-to-be-former head of the DEA Chuck Rosenburg is seen on C-SPAN testifying in front of a Congressional committee.

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// DEA administrator plans to step down (Washington Post)

// Do not tell U.S. border guards that you’ve smoked pot, despite what some say: lawyer (Global News)

// Mass. pot czar to push ‘strong economic benefits’ of dispensaries to towns (Boston Globe)


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// Pot Farmer to Neighbors: Chill Out. Neighbors: No. (New York Times)

// Almost half of Canadians willing to try cannabis-infused food: study (Chronicle Herald)

// Marijuana Should Be Available At Private Retailers, Two-Thirds Of Canadians Say (Huffington Post)

// Aurora Cannabis a billion-dollar pot producer posts $6M in revenue (Calgary Herald)

// Colorado marijuana edibles makers bracing for new standards (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis Legalization Boosts Property Values, Study Says (Leafly)

// Georgia Tech sports teams consider changes to policies on marijuana and other drugs (Cannabist)


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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.

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

Governor Rick Scott is lit against a black background while speaking at an event.

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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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Friday, May 12, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Attorney General Jeff Sessions stands with his hand on heart during a pledge of allegiance.

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Friday, May 12, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Jeff Sessions Rolls Back Obama-Era Drug Sentencing Reforms (Huffington Post)

// New Hampshire Senate Approves Marijuana Decrim (MassRoots)

// Plan for Denver social marijuana use permits includes waivers for every customer (Denver Post)


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// Georgia Cop Decides A Sober Woman Is High On Marijuana Jails Her (Huffington Post)

// Defiant Medical Marijuana Vendor Is Selling the Smokeable Product (Sunshine State News)

// Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Laboratory Application Now Available (Marijuana Industry News)

// Sales growth at Maine’s medical marijuana dispensaries slows drastically (Portland Press Herald)

// Philadelphia Mayor Believes Recreational Weed Should Be Sold in State-Run Liquor Stores (Merry Jane)

// Trump Names Appointees to Commission Combating Drug Addiction (Marijuana.com)

// DUI marijuana bill sent to Nevada governor (Nevada Appeal)


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Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A bright green marijuana bud sits in focus against a blurry background of cannabis leaves.

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Aphria Closes Upsized $86mm Equity Sale, the Largest Capital Raise in Canada to Date (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Georgia’s Allen Peake Wins Medical Marijuana Expansion in Georgia (Leafly)

// Joe Negron open to special session on medical marijuana (Florida Politics)


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// Harvest One Cannabis Inc. Swiss subsidiary Satipharm AG completes first product shipment to Australia (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Bill to add PTSD as qualifying condition for medical marijuana use advances in NY Senate (WKBW 7 ABC)

// D.C. Seeks To Expand List Of Professionals Who Can Recommend Medical Marijuana (WAMU American University)

// Ann Arbor considering types of marijuana businesses it wants in city (Michigan Live)

// Medicine Man Technologies to Buy Denver Consulting Group for $3.5mm in Stock (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Senate Democrats Advance Pot Tax Competing With Governor’s (US News & World Report)

// Meet Shanya Schonauer, California’s First State-Certified Budtender (Leafly)


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Monday, May 1, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A close up shot of marijuana buds in a bowl.

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Monday, May 1, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Federal medical cannabis protections extended another week (Marijuana Business Daily)

// California issues draft regulations for medical marijuana industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// NY medical marijuana companies sue over state’s plan to expand program (Times Union)


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// Georgia Lawmaker Deals Cannabis Oil in Shadows of the Law (Leafly)

// Leafly Investigation: Is Washington’s Top Cannabis Lab Inflating THC Numbers? (Leafly)

// Mexican Congress approves use of medical marijuana (Reuters)

// Infighting threatens sale of Florida marijuana dispensary (Miami Herald)

// The Arkansas Board of Health finalizes medical marijuana rules, needs to be reviewed by lawmakers (THV11 CBS)

// House prepares medical marijuana bill for vote (Saint Peters Blog)

// NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Thinks Cannabis Is Addictive (Merry Jane)


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Wednesday, March 29, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

An orange upside down DETOUR sign points to the left.

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// VT House delays vote on legalizing marijuana (Burlington Free Press)

// Massachusetts approves $300k for marijuana start-up costs (Mass Live)

// Twitter Censors Marijuana Searches – Then Reverses Decision (Merry Jane)


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// First Amendment 2 Implementing Bill Passes House Committee (US News & World Report)

// Georgia closer to medical marijuana expansion (The Telegraph)

// Canadian producer invests $3M in Arizona medical marijuana grower (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Clark County marijuana panel talks social clubs in first meeting (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Brownies and gummy bears dominate marijuana discussion in Nevada Legislature (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Dustup Over NIDA-Grown Ditch Weed Leads Johns Hopkins to Ditch PTSD Study (Leafly)

// Illinois medical marijuana use rejected for intractable pain, autism (Chicago Tribune)


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Monday, March 20, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A photo collage of a starkly colored Vermont road.

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Monday, March 20, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Vermont Legal Marijuana Bill Struggles (MassRoots)

// Political Scene: At long last, R.I.’s medical marijuana oversight panel will meet (Providence Journal)

// Georgia Senate agrees to compromise bill to allow AIDS patients medical marijuana access (Georgia Voice)


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// Appeals Court upholds state limits on marijuana for PTSD (Daily Courier)

// Gov. Dennis Daugaard Signs Cannabidiol Measure Into Law (US News & World Report)

// AR House Approved Legislation to Ban Smoking Medical Marijuana Where Smoking Tobacco is Banned (NWA News)

// Segerblom bill would spark earlier recreational marijuana sales in Nevada (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Maine considers putting alcohol agency in charge of pot sales (Bangor Daily News)

// ‘Budtender’ says marijuana dispensary bosses left him high and dry after raid (Ottawa Citizen)

// Cannabis 101 de-hazes legal weed for seniors (Seattle PI)


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