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Wednesday, June 27, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, June 27, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Oklahoma voters approve medical marijuana measure (CNN)

// Voters In Two States Nominate Marijuana Legalization Supporters for Governor (Marijuana Moment)

// Maine House and Senate approve sweeping reform of medical marijuana bill (Portland Press Herald)


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// Cannabis Control Commission to prioritize testing lab licenses (Fox 25 Boston)

// Mass. will train some marijuana workers, entrepreneurs (Boston Globe)

// John Morgan wants to put recreational marijuana legalization on the ballot (Orlando Sentinel)

// Testing Labs Brace for New Calif. Cannabis Rules (Swiowa News Source)

// Embattled California cannabis CEO resigns after #PermitPatty controversy (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana Is Our ‘Birthright,’ Jamaican Government Official Says (Marijuana Moment)

// The Medical Marijuana Movement was at a Standstill until AIDS Activists Stepped In (Out)


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Friday, June 15, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, June 15, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Senate Committee Keeps Medical Marijuana Protections In Place (Marijuana Moment)

// Fed Reserve chair: Without lawmakers’ guidance, banks can’t take cannabis money (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Massachusetts Pot Shops By July 1? Not So Fast, Says State Panel (New England Public Radio)


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// Maine Supreme Court: Workers’ Comp Doesn’t Cover Medical Marijuana (Marijuana.com (AP))

// Sens. Warren And Gardner On Why Marijuana Policy Should Be Left To States (WBUR)

// Tax Court Again Denies Deductions Of State-Legal Marijuana Facility (Forbes)

// TGOD to Acquire 49% of Jamaica’s Epican (New Cannabis Ventures)

// NM medical marijuana advisory board cancels meeting, struggles to fill vacancies (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Nevada opens up 84 potential recreational marijuana licenses to limited field (Marijuana Business Daily)

// The Pot Industry Is Overwhelmingly White and One Congresswoman Wants to Change That (Rolling Stone)


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Friday, May 4, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A pale blue sky sits above a brown wooden sign reading 'Welcome to Colorful Colorado'.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, May 4, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Colorado lawmakers approve bill for cannabis tasting rooms (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabist’ Founder Submits Bid to Buy the Franchise From the Denver Post (Leafly)

// Caesars dropping pre-employment marijuana testing (KTNV 13 ABC)


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// Poll: NY voters favor legalizing marijuana by almost 2-to-1 margin (Syracuse)

// Gov. Murphy admits to trying marijuana ‘once or twice’ (New Jersey 12 News)

// StatsCannabis: Canadians keep puff, puff, passing along how much they pay for pot (CTV News)

// NH Senate votes to study legislation allowing medical marijuana patients to grow own (WMUR)

// Toker Travels: How To Buy Marijuana Legally In Jamaica (Forbes)

// MJ Freeway: US cannabis retailers saw record 4/20 sales, firm gets new CEO (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Hired canvassers seek to persuade voters to take their name off Utah’s medical marijuana ballot initiative (Salt Lake Tribune)


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Thursday, October 26, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, October 26, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Poll: Legal Marijuana Support At Record High In U.S. (Forbes)

// Incoming New Zealand Government Wants Medical Pot Within 100 Days (Marijuana.com)

// State eyes flight rule to ship marijuana to islands (Boston Globe)


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// Jamaica Grants First Two Licenses to Medical Cannabis Providers (Merry Jane)

// New study commission on legalizing marijuana in RI meets for first time (WPRI)

// Report: Quebec government to set up 20-40 rec marijuana stores (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Md. pot businesses cleared, win licenses after investigation into possible conflicts (Washington Post)

// Are Extracts Illegal in Arizona? Not So Fast (Leafly)

// Ex-NBA commissioner David Stern says marijuana should no longer be banned (Guardian)

// Just a reminder that literally no one will hand out weed candy in Orlando this Halloween (Orlando Weekly)


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Wednesday, February 15, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Cannabis entrepreneur and activism Kayvan Khalatbari dropping of paperwork for his run to be mayor of Denver.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Ganjapreneur Kayvan Khalatbari Files to Run for Mayor – and Isn’t Blowing Smoke (Westword)

// Canopy swings to profit as cannabis producer’s revenue surges 180% (BNN)

// Colorado Governor Offers California Tips on Regulating Recreational Marijuana (NBC Bay Area)


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// Maine lawmakers review marijuana policies adopted by other states (Portland Press Herald)

// Marijuana Derivative Passes Senate Committee Unanimously (South Dakota Public Radio)

// Cannabis Authority issues first set of conditional approvals (Jamaica Observer)

// Kids, don’t eat these munchies: New labels required on marijuana edibles starting Tuesday (The News Tribune)

// Lawmaker proposes only marijuana dispensaries should sell pipes, other paraphernalia (KCBY 11 CBS)

// Craft marijuana cultivator buys historic CA wine property (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Catapult attached to border fence launched marijuana into Arizona (Tucson.com)


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Friday, November 18, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Senator Jeff Sessions.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, November 18, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Picks Marijuana Opponent for Attorney General (Marijuana.com)

// Federal Medical Marijuana Protections Likely Extended Into 2017 (Marijuana.com)

// A record September for Colorado’s marijuana shops (The Cannabist)


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// Time Adds Cannabis Consumption Device to Best Inventions List (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Aurora marijuana-themed mall fills vacancies, draws customers (7 News Denver)

// Jamaicans Are Extremely Eager to Open Legal Marijuana Businesses (Marijuana.com)

// Prohibition of pot use in hotel-casinos likely to continue after Question 2 (Las Vegas Sun)

// Reno will stop prosecuting low-level marijuana possession (Reno Gazette-Journal)

// Attorney John Morgan considering run for Governor? (WCTV)

// Jake Plummer auctioning off Broncos game-day experiences to raise money for CBD research (The Cannabist)


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Tuesday, August 9, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A signature gatherer

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New Approach Missouri to Challenge Invalidated Signatures in Effort to Place Medical Marijuana on the Ballot (Marijuana Politics)

// Chart of the Week: Many Marijuana Businesses Unsure If They’ll Donate to 2016 Legalization Efforts (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Safe Montana’s I-176 misses ballot; Zabawa disputes final tally (Billings Gazette)


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// Snoop And Martha Team Up For A New Dinner Party Show (Weed Horn)

// Some NFL execs open to changing league’s marijuana testing policy (My San Antonio)

// One in eight US adults says they smoke marijuana, poll says (CNN)

// U.S. Territory Won’t Vote on Legal Marijuana This Year (Marijuana.com)

// University eyes $USb medical ganja market New UWI ‘high’ on marijuana (Trinidad and Tobago News Day)

// How a Cannabis Store Manager Foiled Armed Robbers in Seattle Last Night (Leafly)

// Marin health board member proposes open use of medical marijuana at Marin General (Marinij.com)


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Thursday, June 30, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Jake Plummer of the Denver Broncos

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Thursday, June 30, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Hooked: Jake Plummer opens up about the NFL’s drug problem, offers a solution (BSN Denver)

// Jamaica proposes marijuana dispensers for tourists at airports following legalisation (Independent)

// Exclusive Florida Decides Poll: Voters likely to OK medical marijuana (Bay News 9 Florida)


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// Mary’s Medicinals Announces Sale of Millionth Transdermal Cannabis Patch (PR Newswire)

// Study: Marijuana legalization would generate $82M in taxes for Arizona (Tucson.com)

// Campaign to legalize marijuana to turn in more than 200000 signatures (AZ Central)

// New Mexico’s medical marijuana program gets new location (Sante Fe New Mexican)

// Toronto Defers Promised Dispensary Debates (Marijuana.com)

// Marijuana Drinks Not Causing a Buzz (Forbes)

// Sales of recreational marijuana edibles concentrates higher than anticipated (KPIC 4 News Oregon)


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