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Thursday, August 17, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, August 17, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Alaska and Washington govs push back on Sessions’ marijuana enforcement letters (Cannabist)

// Feds Call Out Religious Discrimination Against Marijuana Consumers (MassRoots)

// Charges dropped against marijuana activist who gave out joints in front of Capitol (Washington Post)


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// Nevada’s marijuana sales down product suffering as program ‘limps along’ (Reno Gazette-Journal)

// Several factors led to Hawaii’s flawed medical marijuana launch (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ontario Report Urges Immediate Decriminalization (and Many Other Things) (Leafly)

// Bull! Pot Revenue Has Definitely Helped Fund Cherry Creek Schools (Westword)

// Oregon makes drug possession a misdemeanor (Associated Press News)

// L.A. City Council approves new Cannabis Department head (LA Times)

// Pot industry massively increases its Washington lobbying (Washington Examiner)


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Monday, August 14, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, August 14, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Judge Halts Nevada Marijuana Regulators’ Licensing Move (New York Times)

// ‘Bottleneck’ temporarily closes pot dispensary (Maui News)

// Ready or not, Maryland marijuana firms face big deadline (Baltimore Sun)


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// What Happened to Illinois’s Medical Cannabis Advisory Board? (Chicago Magazine)

// Growers worry Ohio will miss deadline for medical marijuana (Columbus Dispatch)

// Medical marijuana registry has nearly doubled since beginning of the year (Billings Gazette)

// Judge Halts Feds’ Cannabis Case, Citing Rohrabacher-Blumenauer (Leafly)

// Advisory panel asks county to look at legality of pot consumption lounges (Las Vegas Sun)

// Wyoming to the world: Come for the eclipse, but leave your weed at home (Cannabist)

// Oregon Marijuana Dispensaries Anticipate Eclipse Sales Spike (The News-Review)


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Wednesday, August 9, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Maui dispensary approved as 1st to begin selling medical marijuana (Hawaii News Now)

// Poll: Record High Support For Legal Marijuana (MassRoots)

// Multi-State Cannabis Operator GTI Quietly Raises Over $50 Million (New Cannabist Ventures)


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// Activists concerned that state’s marijuana regulatory agency is underfunded (WWLP News)

// Massachusetts Cannabis Advisory Board Members Largely From Pro-Pot Cities (New England Public Radio)

// Attorney: State can’t outlaw medical marijuana on college campuses (Verde Independent)

// Virginia’s Leading Gubernatorial Candidate Is Already Calling for Marijuana Decriminalization (Merry Jane)

// North Dakota Department of Health looking for lab to test medical marijuana (Bismarck Tribune)

// Unfinished business: Maine lawmakers delayed many key decisions (Bangor Daily News)

// The Post’s View: Maryland is mired in a medical-marijuana morass (Washington Post)


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Tuesday, August 1, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// DOH Certifies Steep Hill Hawaii to Begin Cannabis Testing (Maui Now)

// State leaders reject call for special session on medical marijuana (Baltimore Sun)

// Trump Opioid Commission Ignores Marijuana As Solution (MassRoots)


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// Senate Bill Punishes States For Discriminatory Marijuana Arrests (MassRoots)

// Ballot measure ‘typo’ could cost recreational marijuana campaign (Argus Leader)

// Finding of possible conflicts in Md. medical pot program sparks call for legislation (Washington Post)

// State gives OK to grow medical marijuana in Secaucus (NorthJersey.com)

// Marijuana grows leaving more Colorado homes filled with mold (Denver Post)

// Chart: Recreational marijuana stores are clustered in low-income areas of Denver, Seattle (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana is 9% of all Michigan arrests, and other facts on marijuana arrests (Michigan Live)


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Friday, July 21, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, July 21, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Feds Hold Secret Marijuana Meetings In Colorado (MassRoots)

// Canadian provinces may seek delay in recreational cannabis rollout (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Long Lines $1.30 Grams Mark Uruguay’s Legal Cannabis Debut (Leafly (AP))


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// Michigan companies can’t fill jobs because too many people can’t pass a drug test (Crain’s Detroit Business)

// Drug-testing companies can’t find workers (Boulder Weekly)

// Raid on Los Angeles marijuana grow has Teamsters up in arms (Marijuana Business Daily)

// DOH may certify Hawaii’s first medical marijuana testing lab soon (Hawaii News Now)

// A look at Denver’s Levitt Pavilion funded in part by $250,000 donation from marijuana companies (Cannabist)

// Sessions has no plans to resign despite Trump rebuke (Cannabist)

// Senator Nelson Resubmits Medical Marijuana Bill In Face Of Federal Government Crackdown (Virginia Islands Consortium)


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Monday, July 17, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, July 17, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Alaska moves forward with plans for in-store marijuana use (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Court: Scent not enough for car search (Daily Sentinel)

// States Keep Saying Yes to Marijuana Use. Now Comes the Federal No. (New York Times)


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// Wisconsin Democrats Introduce Bill to Legalize Recreational Marijuana (Merry Jane)

// Medical pot program remains in limbo (Guam Pacific Daily News)

// Vegas pot price hike has medical marijuana buyers looking for alternate sales (KTNV News)

// Yearlong delay frustrates local medical marijuana industry (Honolulu Star-Advertiser)

// PNC shutters marijuana group’s Ohio bank account (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Former NFL-er Eugene Monroe Traded His Helmet and Pads for Vapes and Dispensaries (Daily Beast)

// Trump worried Americans might be clobbered by ‘sacks of drugs’ thrown over border wall (Cannabist)


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Friday, June 30, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, June 30, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana Opponents Declare Premature Victory, Don’t Understand Legislative Process (MassRoots)

// Dubious publicity: Toker Poker code name for Colorado marijuana bust also a smoker accessory (Cannabist)

// No deal yet on rewrite of Massachusetts marijuana law (MassLive)


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// Workers’ comp insurance firm drops all 7 of Hawaii’s medical marijuana dispensaries over fear of feds (The Cannabist)

// In some states, pot farmers get a free pass. In Kentucky, Cornbread Mafia leader Johnny Boone faces prison (Courier-Journal)

// Here’s the complete list of where Pennsylvania’s 52 medical marijuana dispensaries will be (Cannabist)

// Medical-marijuana advisory board now in place in West Virginia (The News Center)

// Fourth Corner CEO: Marijuana credit union will pursue Federal Reserve master account ‘sooner rather than later’ (Cannabist)

// Oregon ranks low on cannabis industry transparency (Oregon Business)

// Forum: Clergy support regulating marijuana like alcohol (New Haven Register)


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Thursday, June 22, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Mr. Willie the cat shows how many of us feel about the path marijuana legalization has followed in Vermont.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, June 22, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Vermont Won’t Legalize Marijuana This Year (MassRoots)

// House OK’s bill that would redo recreational marijuana law (Boston.com (AP))

// Marijuana Policy Project’s bank closing account amid fears of DOJ crackdown (Cannabist)


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// Ohio Senator Rob Portman Is Lying About Drug Dealers Lacing Marijuana with Fentanyl (Merry Jane)

// Legal pot could cut police vehicle searches dramatically in California (KPCC Crime & Justice)

// South Carolina prepares to launch nation’s latest hemp program (Marijuana Business Daily)

// State approves production centers for medical marijuana licensees on Oahu Kaua (KHON 2)

// City Council members ‘disappointed’ Philly got overlooked for medical marijuana grower permits (Philly Voice)

// Allow terminally ill to get medical marijuana state lawmaker tells legislative panel (Courier-Journal)

// Colorado students given $420000 in marijuana tax-funded scholarships (Cannabist)


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Monday, June 19, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, June 19, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Jeff Sessions: Being soft on sentencing means more violent crime. It’s time to get tough again. (Washington Post)

// Massachusetts Senate proposal holds line on marijuana taxes (Boston.com (AP))

// Vermont Lawmakers Scheduled to Hold 2-Day Veto Session (U.S. News & World Report (AP))


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// Huge marijuana production facility near Edmonton airport breaks ground (Edmonton Journal)

// Maui Grown Therapies aims to start medical marijuana sales in mid-July (Maui News)

// California Law Could Open Door To Marijuana At County Fairs (CBS Sacramento)

// Pot will soon be legal in Vegas but don’t even think about lighting up on the Strip (Los Angeles Times)

// Grants Pass racetrack will feature ‘marijuana mile’ (Mail Tribune)

// State lists applicants to grow medical cannabis in Pa. (TRIB Live)

// Task force to examine medical marijuana in Tennessee (WBIR.com)


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Wednesday, June 14, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, staunch marijuana legalization supporter, to run for Colorado governor (Cannabist)

// Justice Department No. 2: Marijuana Memo Still In Effect (MassRoots)

// Rev. Al Sharpton Calls For More Diversity In White-Dominated Weed Industry (Huffington Post)


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// Sandoval signs 3 marijuana bills into law, vetoes one (Las Vegas Sun)

// Marijuana Company Successfully Sponsors Dale Earnhardt’s Grandson In NASCAR (Fresh Toast)

// As cannabis industry grows, tensions rise over energy use (Oregon Business)

// Ray Rodrigues: ‘We believe we will win’ suit over medical marijuana smoking ban (Florida Politics)

// Oregon defends legal marijuana market to feds (Oregonian)

// Hawaiian medical marijuana dispensaries ‘bleeding money’ as they still can’t sell anything (Cannabist)

// Will Washington State Finally Get Homegrow? (Leafly)


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