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Friday, August 18, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, August 18, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Judge denies Nevada marijuana distribution injunction request (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Tilray to invest CA$30 million to create one of Canada’s largest cannabis facilities (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Feds Slam Marijuana Impairment Testing Methods (MassRoots)


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// The Sessions Letters: Read the U.S. attorney general’s missives to the first four states to legalize marijuana (Cannabist)

// The Haymaker: Are Cannabis Stocks Finally Growing Up? (Leafly)

// Oklahomans Will Vote on America’s Most Progressive Medical Marijuana Proposal in 2018 (Merry Jane)

// The Quest For Lower Electric Bills Is A Sign Of Colorado’s Maturing Pot Biz (Colorado Public Radio)

// Roger Stone and John Morgan Pressure Trump To Legalize Marijuana (Merry Jane)

// Editorial: Jeff Sessions, pot prohibition is so 2011 (Seattle Times)

// Several marijuana-related companies make Inc. 5000 list (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Thursday, August 10, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, August 10, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Latino Lawmakers Endorse Legalizing Marijuana (MassRoots)

// San Diego DA’s Prosecution of Pot Attorney Has Sent Chills Through the Legal Community (Voices of San Diego)

// Letter from Clark County to marijuana industry: Don’t promote public pot use (Las Vegas Sun)


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// Colorado lawmaker calls Sessions’ marijuana policy letters a ‘political ploy’ (Cannabist)

// Made-in-L.A. Marijuana Strains Find a Market in Las Vegas (LA Weekly)

// With pot legal state, vows crackdown on impaired drivers (Boston.com)

// This former minister expects to make $22 million next year selling marijuana (CNBC)

// After 2015 legalization, Texans may be able to buy medical cannabis oil by January (Texas Tribune)

// Medical marijuana companies in Canada capitalizing on ‘insane’ growth abroad (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Seattle Drops Fine Against Hempfest (Leafly (AP))


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Tuesday, August 8, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Jeff Sessions’ letter to Oregon gov cites ‘pervasive illicit cannabis cultivation’ (Cannabist)

// Inslee and Ferguson Defend Washington Marijuana Regulations in Reply to Sessions (Marijuana Industry News)

// Weed Scene Elated as City Appears to Embrace Pot Shop Permits (LA Weekly)


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// State Lawmakers’ Group Urges Feds to Deschedule Cannabis (Leafly)

// Want to influence Massachusetts weed industry decisions? Regs board now forming (Cannabist)

// DEA plans to reduce quota of government-grown marijuana for research in 2018 (Cannabist)

// Scott To Create ‘Blue Ribbon Commission’ To Study Marijuana Legalization Issues (Vermont Public Radio)

// Pot Report Sparks War of Words Between New York Mayor & Drug Policy Alliance (The Fix)

// Chart: Many operational marijuana businesses are seeking funding in 2017 (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Neil deGrasse Tyson Endorses Legalizing Marijuana (MassRoots)


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Wednesday, August 2, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Vice President Mike Pence wave to a crowd while up on stage.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Senator Presses Sessions To Release Marijuana Recommendations (MassRoots)

// Trump’s opioid commission ignores 7,800 public comments about weed (Vice News)

// Can Weed Make John Morgan Governor of Florida? (Politico)


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// How three missing words cast confusion over marijuana ballot measure (Argus Leader)

// New York OKs five new medical cannabis businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// $770 million windfall: Canadian marijuana companies see surge in new investments (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Scientists go through trouble to research if regular weed users are more relaxed than others (Cannabist)

// Former L.A. Police Commissioner Says ‘Limited Immunity’ Law Would Be Disaster for Canna-Businesses (Merry Jane)

// Yonder Mountain String Band Collaborates On New Strain With Boulder Dispensary (Show the Show)

// Kanye West Sues Insurers for $10 Million Over Canceled Tour (New York Times)


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Friday, June 2, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, June 2, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// High Times magazine sells to Bob Marleys son, others (San Francisco Chronicle)

// Secret Service relaxes marijuana policy in bid to swell ranks (CNN)

// New Hampshire Marijuana Decrim Goes to Governor (MassRoots)


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// Maryland MMJ commissioner targeted by lawsuits from ex-cops (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis Testing Lab Reach with Arkansas and California Licensing Deals (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Medical pot producer sues over New Mexico state fair display (KOAT 7)

// State prepares for new medical marijuana companies (Times Union)

// First medical marijuana dispensary will open on June 8 without cannabis products (KITV 4 ABC)

// Alaska has collected nearly $1 million in marijuana tax revenue, so far still short of projections (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Environmental damage means felonies for misdemeanor pot grows (OrovilleMR)


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Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

President Donald Trump salutes his fans.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Praised Philippines President Duterte For Drug War That Has Killed 9,000 People (Huffington Post)

// In Reversal, Trump Funds Drug Czar’s Office (MassRoots)

// Judge backs 2 more marijuana licenses (News 4 Jax)


// Judge: Company Discriminated Against Medical Marijuana User (US News & World Report)

// Medical Marijuana Sales In Oregon Plummeting As Recreational Sales Increase (Oregon Public Broadcasting)

// California company plans to invest $100 million in cannabis sector (Marijuana Business Daily)

// John Morgan ‘prepared to invest $100M’ in medical marijuana (Miami Herald)

// New York City Subway Gets MMJ Ads (Ganjapreneur)

// The VC firm that made early bets on Uber and Snap is investing in a marijuana breathalyzer (Business Insider)

// Marijuana trial gets tense as defendant takes stand (Argus Leader)


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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.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
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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Tuesday, April 18, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// 3 Raimondo officials oppose legalizing recreational pot this session (Providence Journal)

// How Republicans and Democrats in Congress are joining forces to defeat Sessions’ war on weed (Yahoo News)

// Marijuana businesses worry about Trump but expect to prevail (CNN Money)


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// Poll: Most Americans Don’t Care Who Uses Marijuana (MassRoots)

// Chart: 4/20 holiday gives marijuana businesses more than just a bump (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Pa. Gov. Wolf: Medical Pot Is ‘Being Done the Right Way’ (NBC Philadelphia)

// Colorado lawmakers pass measure allowing counties to levy collect marijuana taxes (Denver Post)

// Drive-thru marijuana dispensary opening in Colorado on 4/20 (KTNV)

// Cannabis Companies Find More Customers That Want Less THC (Forbes)

// Who Is Tony Greenhand? A Day in the Life of the World’s Greatest Joint Roller (Leafly)

 

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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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Tuesday, April 4, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Governors From 4 Marijuana States Ask to Be Left Alone (US News & World Report)

// With Big Banks Absent IRS Gears up for Flood of Tax Cash (Leafly)

// The problem with America’s marijuana DUI laws: science (Reno Gazette-Journal)


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// Leading Cannabis Tech Company LeafLink Announces Financing from Mainstream Backers (Merry Jane)

// House approves overhaul to medical marijuana bill (Herald Dispatch)

// Clark County could delay retail marijuana sales (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Florida Senate wants to add medical marijuana licenses (Orlando Weekly)

// Alaska Sees Slight Increase in Marijuana Tax Revenue for February (Marijuana Industry News)

// Chart: More medical cannabis patients and fewer caregivers in Hawaii (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Let Timmy Smoke: It’s Time to Open Baseball’s Hidden Cannabis Culture (Leafly)


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