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Wednesday, March 27, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Guam Becomes First U.S. Territory To Send Marijuana Legalization To Governor In 2019 (Marijuana Moment)

// Michigan commission: State should not set driving limit for marijuana (Click on Detroit)

// Chart: Medical cannabis license growth still sizzling in Oklahoma (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// The White House And Federal Scientists Are Pushing The Myth That Marijuana Is Laced With Fentanyl (Buzzfeed)

// People are lining up to grow marijuana for research. Trump’s Justice Department won’t let them. (Vox)

// Seth Rogen teams up with Canopy Growth to launch cannabis brand Houseplant (Financial Post)

// Molson Coors: Cannabis consumption may hit company’s bottom line (Marijuana Business Daily)

// The Battle Over the HARVEST Trademark for Cannabis Retail (Canna Law Blog)

// Watch Live: Key Congressional Committee To Vote On Marijuana Banking Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// Can CBD Save the Shopping Mall? (Leafly)


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

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
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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Friday, September 15, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, September 15, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Eaze is moving into recreational marijuana delivery with $27 million in new funding (Tech Crunch)

// Washington state considering recreational marijuana home grows (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Justice Department No. 2 Weighs In On Marijuana Legalization (Forbes)


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// How did Florida’s medical marijuana supply fare during Hurricane Irma? (Miami Herald)

// Special session in the works to fix error in hospital provider fee bill (Colorado Politics)

// Uruguay setting up dedicated cannabis dispensaries after banks scare off pharmacies (Cannabist)

// Arizona DCS to Medical-Marijuana Patients: We Don’t Want You as a Foster Parent (Phoenix New Times)

// Policy to ban marijuana for Little Rock airport staff (Arkansas Online)

// Canada’s producers stockpiling cannabis ahead of legalization (Marijuana Business Daily)

// NDP pushes for agreement with U.S. to prevent lifetime travel bans once pot is legal (National Post)


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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Justice Department at odds with DEA on marijuana research, MS-13 (Washington Post)

// Mainers won’t be selling recreational pot by February deadline (Portland Press Herald)

// Washington Officials Respond to Sessions’s Marijuana Threats (MassRoots)


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// Online sales drives revenue for Boulder indoor garden maker AeroGrow (Daily Camera)

// The VA Can’t Provide Cannabis to Veterans With PTSD, so This Group Gives It Out for Free (Leafly)

// The Industrial Hemp Farming Act is back- is this the year Congress legalizes the crop? (Cannabist)

// Over 500 Medical Marijuana Cards Approved in Ark. (NWA News)

// 2018 Governor Candidates Support Marijuana Reform (MassRoots)

// Without Banks, Lawmaker Calls AR Medical Marijuana Business ‘Wild, Wild West’ (Arkansas Matters)

// Who’s Sabotaging This Cannabis Company’s Instagram Account? (Leafly)


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Wednesday, June 14, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, staunch marijuana legalization supporter, to run for Colorado governor (Cannabist)

// Justice Department No. 2: Marijuana Memo Still In Effect (MassRoots)

// Rev. Al Sharpton Calls For More Diversity In White-Dominated Weed Industry (Huffington Post)


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// Sandoval signs 3 marijuana bills into law, vetoes one (Las Vegas Sun)

// Marijuana Company Successfully Sponsors Dale Earnhardt’s Grandson In NASCAR (Fresh Toast)

// As cannabis industry grows, tensions rise over energy use (Oregon Business)

// Ray Rodrigues: ‘We believe we will win’ suit over medical marijuana smoking ban (Florida Politics)

// Oregon defends legal marijuana market to feds (Oregonian)

// Hawaiian medical marijuana dispensaries ‘bleeding money’ as they still can’t sell anything (Cannabist)

// Will Washington State Finally Get Homegrow? (Leafly)


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Thursday, April 27, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, April 27, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Colorado May Bar Cops From Helping With Marijuana Crackdown (US News & World Report)

// Canopy Growth Corp. to implement new pesticide-testing regime for cannabis (The Globe and Mail)

// Nevada pushes ahead with marijuana clubs (Las Vegas Review-Journal)


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// MJ Freeway Reports Cannabis Retail Sales for April 20 “4/20” Holiday Exceeded $45M (Yahoo Finance)

// Massachusetts House bans marijuana purchases with public assistance (Metro Boston)

// New York’s marijuana lobbying dollars top $2 million by applicants (Lohud)

// Marijuana decriminalized but still triggers gun felony (Delaware Online)

// PA gets hundreds of applications for medical cannabis licenses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// International org takes on creating safety and other standards for cannabis industry (The Cannabist)

// NYPD Says Call 911 To Report Marijuana Use (MassRoots)


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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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Tuesday, July 5, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Maryland Attorney Leah Heise Named CEO of Women Grow (Leafly)

// Justice Department Blocks Release of Anti-Marijuana Talking Points (Marijuana.com)

// As Arkansas petitions flow in, 50 pore over names (Arkansas Online)


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// AUMA Legalization Measure on November Ballot as Prop. 64 (California NORML)

// Marijuana Compound Removes Alzheimer’s-Related Protein From Nerve Cells (Huffington Post)

// Marijuana dispensaries delayed (The Garden Island)

// Medical Marijuana Database Operational (Marijuana Industry News)

// Second Louisiana University Opts In to Grow Medical Cannabis (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Buying medical marijuana on Groupon? (NBC 2 News Florida)

// Santa Cruz County: Seabreeze Tavern loses liquor license, plans to serve marijuana-based drinks (The Mercury News)


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