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Wednesday, April 4, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A close up photo of a pile of green marijuana buds sits in a glass dish.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// More Than 200 Apply For Adult-Use Marijuana Business Licenses On 1st Day (WBUR)

// First pot-business licenses would go to Maine residents of at least 4 years (Portland Press Herald)

// California Cannabis Licenses Now Represent 34.5% of All U.S. Licenses Issued (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Tennessee Medical-Marijuana Bill Dead for the Year (U.S. News & World Report (AP))

// Alaska Marijuana Regulators to Again Review On-Site Use (U.S. News & World Report (AP))

// Arguments break out in Senate over medical marijuana industry bill amendment (WBAL 11 NBC)

// Medical Marijuana Gets Wary Welcome from Older Adults, Poll Shows (U of M Health)

// State Senate OKs bill to improve local access to medical marijuana (Sentinel Source)

// Dozens Of Permits Issued For New York’s Industrial Hemp Pilot (Hemp Gazette)

// Health insurance should cover medical marijuana, Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate Jay Gonzalez says (Mass Live)


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Friday, April 14, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks at a podium up on stage.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, April 14, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Canada is poised to approve a law legalizing marijuana nationwide (Washington Post)

// Colorado ends plans for pot clubs over Trump uncertainty (Associated Press)

// Three cannabis companies raise over $7 million (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Cannabis investment climate warming but big investors not writing checks (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis Stocks in Canada Drop on Thursday’s Legalization Announcement (Marijuana Industry News)

// Denver: Don’t use marijuana products made outside Colorado (Denverite)

// North Dakota legislature approves medical marijuana (KFGO)

// David Downs author of ‘The Medical Marijuana Guidebook’ hired to be The San Francisco Chronicle’s first cannabis editor (Talking New Media)

// New York Reminds Insurers to Cover Visits Resulting in MMJ Certification (Marijuana Industry News)

// Buzzkill: Medical marijuana cards still required at first post-legalization Cannabis Cup (OC Register)


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Friday, March 31, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A number of people sled down a small hill overlooked by Washington, DC's Capitol Building.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, March 31, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New Legislation Would Force The Federal Government To Treat Marijuana Like Alcohol (Huffington Post)

// Delaware lawmakers unveil recreational marijuana bill (PhillyVoice)

// Since 2007, the DEA has taken $3.2 billion in cash from people not charged with a crime (Washington Post)


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// John Kasich Says Medical Marijuana Has No Place in Stopping Ohio’s Opioid Crisis (Time)

// Maryland legislators propose using marijuana to treat heroin addiction (The Baltimore Sun)

// WV House fast-tracks medical marijuana (The Herald-Dispatch)

// Delaware to get Second Medical Marijuana Facility (Delmarva Public Radio)

// San Francisco’s 4/20 Marijuana Festival Will Be A City-Permitted Event (KPIX 5 CBS SF Bay Area)

// Cities Swap SWAT-Style Dispensary Raids for Softer Approach (Leafly)

// Canadian pharmacy chain to cover employees’ medical cannabis (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Monday, January 9, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A big NO sign up on a wall.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, January 9, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana advocates mobilizing in advance of Sessions confirmation hearing (Cannabist)

// First Marijuana Bill Already Introduced In New Congress (Marijuana.com)

// Alleged ‘attack’ takes down MJ Freeway’s software, causing chaos for marijuana retailers (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Indiana Senator Karen Tallian Submits Medical Marijuana Bill (Merry Jane)

// Mississippi Bill Would Legalize Medical Marijuana, Foundation to Nullify Federal Prohibition (Tenth Amendment Center)

// A hemp haven? Overlooked provision in Prop 64 may have a big impact in California (San Diego Tribune)

// Health insurers won’t cover medical marijuana in North Dakota (Daily Globe)

// New website reveals state’s secret list of NY medical marijuana doctors (New York Upstate)

// Exclusive: Rutgers athletics’ new drug policy eases penalties for marijuana (NJ.com)

// The ‘immaculate conception’ problem: Maryland medical marijuana growers must break law to grow plants (Baltimore Sun)


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Friday, January 6, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Two marijuana buds just hanging out on a table.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, January 6, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Connecticut Could Be Next To Legalize Marijuana (Marijuana.com)

// Colorado’s marijuana czar and fellow top regulator make leap into consulting (Cannabist)

// Cannabis Industry Raised $1 Billion in 2016 (SF Gate)


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// Judge: Insurance company must pay for medical marijuana for injured N.J. worker (Philly.com)

// State awards first medical marijuana cultivation licenses (Providence Journal)

// Bill allowing landlords to ban medical marijuana smoking officially on Snyder’s desk (Michigan Radio)

// Wisconsin Republicans Reach Deal on Bill to Allow Out-of-State CBD Oil (Leafly)

// California’s new attorney general gearing up to defend legal weed, other policies (Cannabist)

// Arkansas Latest Marijuana State To Deny Small Business Opportunity (Weed News)

// Legal weed is hard to come by in Alaska (Alaska Dispatch News)


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