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Thursday, October 19, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is caught grim faced during a candlelight vigil.

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Thursday, October 19, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Sessions: Expanding Marijuana Cultivation For Research Is ‘Healthy’ (Marijuana Moment)

// Cory Booker Explains Why He’s Making Legal Weed His Signature Issue (Vice)

// Pro-Legalization Congressman To Target Anti-Cannabis Lawmakers (Marijuana Moment)


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// Justice Department creates watchdog for asset forfeiture program (Washington Post)

// 130-acre medical marijuana development to provide 1,000 new Michigan jobs (Michigan Live)

// Tapatio Hot Sauce Is Suing Cannabis-Infused Brand ‘Trapatio’ Over Logo Rip-Off (Merry Jane)

// Massachusetts Legalization Advocates: More Towns Should Follow Marshfield Example (Weed News)

// MassRoots Confirms CEO Change and Will Pay Dietrich $31,666.64 in Severance (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Cannabis Symposium Focuses on Sustainability Energy Efficiency (Westword)

// Undercover Agents Arrest San Diego Cannabis Delivery Drivers (Leafly)


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Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The sun sets on the Pacific ocean and baths a series of gentle waves in light both warm and cool.

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Bad Cannabis Headlines Dangerously Misinform Readers (Marijuana Moment)

// UK Bill Legalizing Medical Cannabis Passes First Reading Unopposed (Marijuana.com)

// AG says random drug testing violates constitution (Pacific Daily News)


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// Carbondale pot infusion business faces permit revocation (Post Independent)

// Dutch government eyes regulated cannabis production (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Could Cannabis Eventually Replace Anti-Anxiety Medications? (Leafly)

// Cannabis-related butane bill vetoed by Gov. Brown (Sacramento Business Journal)

// Scottish National Party Wants the Power to Decriminalize All Drugs (Merry Jane)

// Montana’s medical marijuana industry expected to hit $18.7 million this year (KPAX)

// Eric Holder slams Sessions’ ‘almost obsession with marijuana’ (The Hill)


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Monday, September 25, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A bright sign featuring a red ladybug and the words 'pesticides free' sits in the sun.

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Monday, September 25, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Tainted: Can California solve pot’s pesticide problem? (Cannifornian)

// Sheriff Nelson talks drugs, immigration with Attorney General Jeff Sessions (The Daily News)

// Maine’s marijuana social clubs likely to be no-smoking venues (Portland Press Herald)


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// 86% of California Cannabis Clones Contaminated According to Steep Hill (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Ontario slams door on dispensaries but marijuana lounges see glimmer of hope (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Las Vegas pot testing lab gets license suspended by state (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Aphria Insiders Cash Out $7.245 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Southern University chooses contractor to grow medical marijuana (NOLA)

// More workers in South Carolina are failing drug tests deepening the state’s labor shortage (Post & Courier)

// Colorado Dominates Top 150 Ancillary Cannabis Companies (Westword)


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Thursday, September 21, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, September 21, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Sessions reiterates distaste for marijuana legalization (Cannabist)

// Sen. Al Franken Is Evolving On Marijuana (Forbes)

// Ontario considers pricing recreational pot at $10 a gram (CBC News)


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// Roger Stone is desperate for people to know he wants to legalize weed (Death and Taxes)

// Las Vegas marijuana shop can stay open 24/7 (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Poll: Broad support among Utahns for medical marijuana ballot initiative, including strong support among Mormons (Utah Policy)

// Kentucky judge dismisses challenge of medical marijuana ban (Washington Post)

// CHP Could Be Put in Charge of Quashing the Cannabis Black Market (LA Weekly)

// How long will it take Pa. to respond to medical marijuana request? Years state says (Penn Live)

// As legalization looms, Couche-Tard considers selling marijuana (Montreal Gazette)


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Thursday, August 24, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A illustrated poster shows Jeff Sessions cooking an egg with the text 'This is your brain on Jeff Sessions'.

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Thursday, August 24, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Lawmakers Tell Sessions To Stop Blocking Marijuana Research (MassRoots)

// First member of state pot commission didn’t support legalization (Boston Globe)

// What happened to Women Grow? Rapid growth strategic changes contributed to contraction (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// MassRoots to Acquire CannaRegs for $12 Million in Stock (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Will legal pot be a chance for minority business owners? (Boston Globe)

// When you write legislation really quickly sometimes you accidentally cut funding for buses and museums (Denverite)

// Smoke this: John Morgan adds plaintiffs to marijuana lawsuit (Florida Politics)

// Marijuana Industry More Stable Than Journalism Says Reporter Jumping Ship (Westword)

// Why weed could cut into liquor sales across Nevada (Las Vegas Sun)

// New York Announces Major Changes to Medical Cannabis Program (New Cannabis Ventures)


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

A caricature of Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

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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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Thursday, August 3, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, August 3, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Pot Laced With Pesticides Forces States to Act as EPA Stays Away (Bloomberg Politics)

// Maine lawmakers propose limits on marijuana home growing (Portland Press Herald)

// Casino Industry Wants Clarity On Marijuana Rules (MassRoots)


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// The Haymaker: Why Is Jeff Sessions Hiding His Task Force? (Leafly)

// Scotts Miracle-Gro eyes global leadership position in hydroponics sector (Cannabist)

// Oakland test-drives marijuana permit program aimed at those affected by War on Drugs (Cannafornian)

// DEA Chief Instructs Agents to Ignore Trump’s Call to Use Increased Force Against Suspects (Merry Jane)

// Pot performance: Canadian sports committee to de-mystify cannabis rules for elite athletes (Metro News)

// Alaska’s marijuana industry is enjoying a summer boom (Juneau Empire)

// An Oregon Couple Raced to Open a Pot Shop in the Path of the Eclipse. But They’re Stuck Waiting for the OLCC. (Willamette Week)


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Friday, July 28, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A close up shot of Attorney General Jeff Sessions while speaking at a conference.

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Friday, July 28, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Department of Justice Indicates No Changes to Federal Marijuana Enforcement- Yet (Merry Jane)

// Senators OK State Medical Marijuana Protections, Rejecting Sessions (MassRoots)

// High Times Goes From $70 Million To $250 Million In Three Months (Forbes)


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// U.S. Pot Laws Are a Headache for Canada’s Biggest Stock Exchange (Bloomberg)

// Should California start its own bank to serve marijuana companies? It wouldn’t be easy (Los Angeles Times)

// The cannabis industry has a clear favorite in the race to be California’s next governor (Los Angeles Times)

// Group says Springs misses out on $20 million a year in marijuana taxes (KOAA News 5)

// Ohio’s public colleges can soon apply to test medical marijuana (Columbus Business First)

// How distracting is THC to drivers? Enough for a marijuana DUI fatal case to proceed, judge says (Billings Gazette)

// Medical marijuana ruling in Massachusetts could prompt employer policy changes in Florida (Sun Sentinel)


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

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

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Read the Massachusetts marijuana bill: Lawmakers release compromise rewriting of the state’s pot and medical marijuana laws (Mass Live)

// Jeff Sessions Ready to Ramp Up More Asset Forfeitures (Leafly)

// Marijuana ruling by Massachusetts high court ‘first case of its kind in the country’ (Mass Live)


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// Editorial: Smoking Marijuana While Black (New York Times)

// The Haymaker: How Prohibition Aided a Pennsylvania Murder Spree (Leafly)

// Maine Takes Advice From Colorado’s ‘Marijuana Czar’ (Weed Daily)

// Canadian Dollars Are Funding Global Cannabis Expansion (Marijuana.com)

// Texarkana board approves two medical marijuana regulations (KSLA News)

// San Francisco Office Of Cannabis To Regulate Recreational Marijuana Sales (CBS San Francisco)

// Congressmen Tell Marijuana Jokes (MassRoots)


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