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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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Tuesday, March 7, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Proposed Arkansas Medical Marijuana Smoking Ban Rejected (US News & World Report)

// Medical marijuana companies face proposed class-action suits over pesticide use (The Globe and Mail)

// Mass Marijuana Raids Proposed by L.A. County Officials (LA Weekly)


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// Oregon’s Top Marijuana Regulator Stepping Down and Moving On (Weed News)

// Top Pennsylvania Official Supports Legal Marijuana (MassRoots)

// Colorado’s first “Business of Marijuana” course offered at DU (DU Clarion)

// Pot laws under scrutiny in Maryland General Assembly (Washington Post)

// Chart: Patient numbers, medical marijuana sales spike in New Jersey (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Legal weed, Idaho customers breathe life into tiny Oregon town, irk Otter (Idaho Statesman)

// Former Oakland Mayor Jean Quan And Her Husband Plot Outer Sunset Pot Dispensary With Apothecarium Team (SFist)


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Monday, March 6, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, March 6, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// High Times Cannabis Cup Shut Down by the Feds and Mother Nature (CannabisNow)

// Oregon lawmakers push to protect pot users’ info from US (ABC News)

// Colorado mulls marijuana crackdown ending co-op growing (McClatchy DC Bureau)


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// The Legal International Cannabis Trade Already Exists. We Mapped It. (Leafly)

// Tick Segerblom Wants Cannabis Stores in Las Vegas by Summer (Leafly)

// Nevada senators propose bill that would allow opioid addicts to use medical marijuana (My News 4 NBC)

// Marijuana Task Force Holds First Meeting (KTVN 2 News)

// Head regulator of state medical marijuana industry short on experience (News-Press)

// Government approves measure to decriminalize marijuana (Times of Israel)

// N.J. ‘Weedman’ appears before judge on witness tampering charges (NJ.com)


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

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

// Sessions reassures senators: No pot crackdown imminent (Politico)

// If Sessions Resigns, Who’s Next in Line? (Leafly)

// Maryland lawmaker reprimanded by ethics panel over marijuana business ties (Washington Post)


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// Breaking: South Dakota House Blunts GW Pharma Bill (Leafly)

// Marijuana The Only Illicit Drug Gov’t Will Legalize: Trudeau (Huffington Post Canada)

// CanniMed Inks Canada’s First Pharmacy Cannabis Distribution Deal (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Senate OKs reduced penalties for pot possession (Taos News)

// California Regulators Worry They’re Not Prepared for Energy-Use Surge From Legal Marijuana Growing (Green Tech Media)

// New Market: Louisiana’s MMJ program offers limited opportunities but gains momentum (Marijuana Business Daily)

// UN Warns US & Canada On Legal Marijuana (MassRoots)


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Thursday, March 2, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, March 2, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Sessions met with Russian envoy twice last year, encounters he later did not disclose (New York Times)

// Marijuana growers get agricultural discount on utility bills (Your Central Valley)

// Georgia House votes to expand medical marijuana registry (The Telegraph)


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// New Bill Would Deschedule Marijuana (MassRoots)

// City Officials Shut Down Shop Distributing Marijuana ‘Gifts’ (U.S. News & World Report)

// Massachusetts in ‘no man’s land’ on legal marijuana, Gov. Charlie Baker says (Mass Live)

// Colorado lawmakers moving cautiously toward marijuana consumption clubs (The Gazette)

// Marijuana money still being counted on for Nevada schools (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Maryland Lawmaker Demands Apology After Governor Implies He Wants To Sell Heroin (CBS Sacramento)

// Vermont House Leaders Say They Will Move Forward With Marijuana Legalization Bill (Weed News)


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Wednesday, March 1, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Attorney General Sessions wants to know the science on marijuana and opioids. Here it is. (Washington Post)

// New York’s medical marijuana law sponsors say Health Department should slow its roll on adding more growers (NY Daily News)

// Before Legalization, Scott Wants Impairment Test That Doesn’t Exist Yet (Valley News)


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// Colorado AG wants Sessions to look at state’s marijuana industry before imposing crackdown (The Denver Channel)

// Oregon’s Governor Pushes Back Against Stricter Marijuana Laws (KHSU)

// Alaska marijuana tax revenue dropped in January (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Maine Marijuana Panel Deluged With Comments (Maine Public)

// Workshop held for Maine municipal leaders on legal marijuana (WLBZ 2 NBC)

// Feds To Track Marijuana Employment (MassRoots)

// Sir Patrick Stewart confesses he relies on CANNABIS SPRAY to keep his hands working (Express)


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Tuesday, February 28, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Sessions: More Violence Around Pot Than ‘One Would Think’ (New York Times)

// Company caught selling tainted marijuana can’t trace source of contamination (The Globe and Mail)

// Ohio Proposal Would Limit Patient Supply by THC Amount a First Among Legal States (Leafly News)

 


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// Study: Canadian Patients Substituting Marijuana for Prescription Drugs (Marijuana Industry News)

// Florida medical pot likely to be off-limits for Alabamians (AL.com)

// New Mexico tribe puts up land for $160M medicinal greenhouse (McClatchy DC Bureau)

// Dozens Of Credit Unions Are Looking At Working With The Marijuana Industry (Weed News)

// House panel snubs out legal pot (NM Political Report)

// Exclusive: Feds threatening to shut down marijuana festival Cannabis Cup in Las Vegas (Reno Gazette-Journal)

// Growing problem: Pot lights give ham radio operators a buzz (ABC News)


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Monday, February 27, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, February 27, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

Correction: On Friday’s show I used the word “transgendered”. That is incorrect; the correct term is “transgender”. I regret the mistake and apologize. Read for more info: Huffington Post: Transgender or Transgendered?

// Roger Stone: Marijuana crackdown would be ‘huge mistake’ (The Hill)

// Trump To Reveal Medical Marijuana Policy Soon (MassRoots)

// ‘Wrong time to pull back’: Colorado governor chastises Trump administration for anti-legal-weed stance (Business Insider)


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// Maine police seek clarity on White House spokesman’s pot comments (Portland Press Herald)

// NFLPA: Marijuana policy in NFL is “a CBA issue, not a law-enforcement issue” (Denver Post)

// Southern University in Search of Cultivator for Louisiana’s MMJ Program (Marijuana Industry News)

// Here’s the final draft of the Ark. Medical Marijuana Commission rules (THV 11 CBS)

// Court: Issuing water right to grow pot is OK (Post Independent)

// A hitch in Nevada’s legal pot law may prevent licensing distributors (Nevada Appeal)

// Can they do that? Startup delivers lemonade with ‘very special gift’ (Boston Globe)

 

 


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Friday, February 24, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, February 24, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// White House Expects Justice Crackdown on Legalized Marijuana (New York Times)

// Rep. Young’s Cannabis Caucus wants to ‘educate’ Trump administration on pot (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Wyden vows to fight feds’ shift on recreational marijuana (KTVZ 21 News)


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// Amid fears of federal marijuana crackdown, state attorney general vows to ‘defend the will of Washington voters’ (The Spokesman-Review)

// Alaska AG says feds couldn’t overturn state’s pot law (KINY Radio)

// Sean Spicer: Trump May Crack Down on Recreational Pot; Arizona Industry ‘Thrilled’ (Phoenix New Times)

// Poll: Majority of Americans support legalization, want feds to step off (The Cannabist)

// New Jersey medical marijuana program doubles patient count (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Nearly 130,000 Canadians have prescriptions for medical marijuana (CTV News Kitchener)

// Public Comment Session About Marijuana Legalization To Be Held in Augusta (WABI CBS 5)


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Thursday, February 23, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, February 23, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New York State Medical Cannabis Providers to Double to 10 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// GOP congressman worries about terrorists using bales of marijuana to smuggle nukes into the U.S. (Think Progress)

// Safer Arizona Fixes Marijuana-Legalization Initiative, Adds Protections for Kids (Phoenix New Times)


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// New Legislation Would Allow Indoor Cannabis Smoking Lounges in Oregon (Merry Jane)

// Montana Senate agrees to fix medical marijuana law, two months after judge re-opened dispensaries (The Cannabist)

// Australia Loosens Cannabis Import Rules to Speed Patient Access (Leafly)

// New Market: Once Maryland fixes problems, ample MMJ opportunities await (Marijuana Business Daily)

// GW Pharma Responds: ‘Not Creating a Monopoly’ (Leafly)

// New Frontier Data: U.S. Cannabis Market Creates 283,422 Jobs by 2020 (Yahoo Finance)

// Will Trump Fire The Drug Czar? (MassRoots)


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