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Monday, April 2, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, April 2, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Medical marijuana dispensaries among entities that get first shot at applying for a retail pot shop license (MassLive)

// Georgia Lawmakers Approve PTSD, Intractable Pain as Qualifying Conditions (Leafly)

// Oregon’s Crackdown On Cannabis Sales To Minors Appears To Be Working (Oregon Public Radio)


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// Here’s why pot sellers are paying prime rents for warehouse and storefront space (LA Times)

// California Today: In Oakland, a Clash of Artists vs. Big Cannabis (New York Times)

// From horse to hemp: Colorado rancher eyes second calling (Cannabist)

// An Oral History of ‘Up In Smoke’ on Its 40th Anniversary (Leafly)

// This State Could Allow Non-Residents Access to Medical Marijuana (High Times)

// RI Compassion Center Employee Denied Mortgage Due to ‘Marijuana Related’ Income (Go Local Prov)

// Amid Federal Threats, State Treasurer Pushes For Marijuana Banking Access (Marijuana Moment)


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Monday, January 8, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, January 8, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Colorado congressional members developing plan for federal marijuana protections (Cannabist)

// Canopy adds 1.7 million square feet of marijuana greenhouse space in B.C. (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Legal Recreational Adult-Use Pot Sales Finally Begin in San Francisco (KQED)


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// Aurora Cannabis to Issue $200 Million 5% Convertible Notes (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Aurora to buy 17.6% stake in organic pot grower for $55M (BNN)

// Arizona law expected to protect medical-pot users from feds (Tucson.com)

// Lawmaker’s Bill Helps Kids Prescribed Medical Marijuana (U.S. News & World Report (AP))

// Despite DOJ Move Louisiana Moving Ahead With Medical Pot (U.S. News & World Report (AP))

// Critics said this ad promoted drug use. Now the state of California has pulled it (Sacramento Bee)

// Sessions’s unwise move on marijuana may backfire (Washington Post )


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Tuesday, October 31, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Constellation’s purchase of Canopy stake is ‘transformative’, portends further investments (Marijuana Business Daily)

// With 9 weeks to go, California’s cities not positioned to start recreational marijuana sales (Cannabist (AP))

// Merkel May Agree To Legalize Marijuana In Germany Under Coalition Deal (Marijuana Moment)


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// Law enforcement continues to push unfounded Halloween marijuana candy claims (Washington Post)

// Chart: Canadian marijuana producers bolster inventories ahead of recreational cannabis legalization (Marijuana Business Daily)

// City Council zoning ordinance blocks medical marijuana businesses in most of Cleveland (Cleveland.com)

// Small towns have big say on future of Michigan’s medical marijuana industry (Michigan Live)

// Missouri groups try again to get medical marijuana on the ballot (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

// Detroit Pistons’ Stan Van Gundy: NBA faces complex issue on marijuana (Detroit Free Press)

// If New Jersey Legalizes Do I Have to Move Back Home? (Leafly)


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

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
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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Tuesday, May 2, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Medical Marijuana Protected in Congressional Budget Deal (MassRoots)

// NHS gives first medical cannabis prescription to 11-year-old boy with severe epilepsy (Independent)

// Media Advisory: Polis to host first ever Marijuana Big Thinker Talks and Expo on Capitol Hill (Marijuana Industry News)


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// Have you ever smoked pot? Saying yes can get foreigners barred for life at US border (Fresno Bee)

// Bill to prevent federal violations of Colorado constitutional rights dies (Durango Herald)

// Chart: With recreational marijuana sales on the horizon, Maine’s MMJ program surges (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Why is legal marijuana so expensive in Alaska? (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Alaska’s March marijuana revenue jumps (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Cannabis Site ‘Civilized’ Locks Down $1M Funding (MediaPost)

// Feds Admit Marijuana’s Potential To Reduce Opioid Problems (MassRoots)


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Thursday, March 23, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, March 23, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Updated: Marijuana Legalization Bill Advances to House Vote (VT Digger)

// A big thing marijuana opponents warned you about is definitely not happening (Washington Post)

// California lawmakers want to block police from helping federal drug agents take action against marijuana license holders (LA Times)


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// A proposed state “crackdown” on marijuana home grows is getting weaker as it moves along (Denverite)

// Oakland’s Recreational Dispensary Residency Requirement Overturned Amid Legal Uproar (Merry Jane)

// DC to authorize sixth medical cannabis dispensary (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Bill requiring Arkansans to hold 60 percent ownership in medical marijuana facilities advances (Arkansas Online)

// Illinois Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Legalize Recreational Marijuana for Adults (ABC 7 Chicago)

// Oregon’s Chalice Farms Agrees to Sell to Publicly-Traded Golden Leaf Holdings (New Cannabis Ventures)

// North Dakota medical marijuana supporters say Legislature overriding voter intent (Cannabist)


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Wednesday, March 8, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana Regulation: Measure M Overwhelmingly Approved by Los Angeles Voters (NBC Los Angeles)

// South Dakota House approves cannabidiol measure (The News & Observer)

// Massachusetts treasurer seeking clarity on federal pot laws (McClatchy DC Bureau)


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// Florida House releases plan for medical pot, which activists criticize (Tampa Bay Times)

// Trudeau’s Pot Czar Says Canada Won’t Rush Marijuana Legalization (Bloomberg)

// Alaska pot regulators to again consider onsite use (Hawaii News Now)

// Oregon Will Soon Start Testing Age Compliance At Marijuana Stores (Oregon Public Broadcasting)

// Bill extending rec rules to MMJ industry sent to CO governor (Marijuana Business Daily)

// MA Speaker: Use Cannabis Taxes to Help Fight Opioid Addiction (Leafly News)

// Senator Revives Marijuana ‘Gateway Drug’ Myth (MassRoots)


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Thursday, February 23, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, February 23, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New York State Medical Cannabis Providers to Double to 10 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// GOP congressman worries about terrorists using bales of marijuana to smuggle nukes into the U.S. (Think Progress)

// Safer Arizona Fixes Marijuana-Legalization Initiative, Adds Protections for Kids (Phoenix New Times)


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// New Legislation Would Allow Indoor Cannabis Smoking Lounges in Oregon (Merry Jane)

// Montana Senate agrees to fix medical marijuana law, two months after judge re-opened dispensaries (The Cannabist)

// Australia Loosens Cannabis Import Rules to Speed Patient Access (Leafly)

// New Market: Once Maryland fixes problems, ample MMJ opportunities await (Marijuana Business Daily)

// GW Pharma Responds: ‘Not Creating a Monopoly’ (Leafly)

// New Frontier Data: U.S. Cannabis Market Creates 283,422 Jobs by 2020 (Yahoo Finance)

// Will Trump Fire The Drug Czar? (MassRoots)


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Friday, November 4, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, November 4, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Non-D.C. Medical Marijuana Patients Can Now Buy From D.C. Dispensaries (Weed News)

// Michigan MMJ program criticized for doctor certifications (Marijuana Business Daily)

// In Fairbanks, next wave of marijuana shops struggles to keep up with demand (Alaska Dispatch News)


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// Santa Claus Endorses Marijuana After North Pole Votes to Ban Sales (NBC 4 New York)

// Ex-Jet Marvin Washington wants minorities to have a seat at the table in the legal marijuana industry (NY Daily News)

// North Dakota Medical Marijuana Supporters Make Last-Minute Plea to Voters (Leafly)

// Arizona Chamber puts another $575K against Prop. 205 as businesses make final push to defeat legal marijuana (Phoenix Business Journal)

// Mysterious After-Hours Shootings Target Amsterdam’s Coffeeshops (Leafly)

// One Year Later: Illinois medical marijuana patient numbers lower than expected (KTVO news)

// Study Finds Colorado Cannabis Shops Not Selling to Minors (Leafly)


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Thursday, November 3, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, November 3, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// San Diego Police Seize Family’s Bank Accounts Because the Dad Ran a Medical Marijuana Business (Reason.com)

// U.S. Military May Lift Restriction on Past Marijuana Use (Merry Jane)

// 4000+ medical marijuana patients off state registry after new rules take effect (KTVH NBC)


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// Poll shows narrow split among voters over Arkansas medical marijuana Issue 6 (The Cannabist)

// ESPN Survey: 2/3 of NFL Players Say Cannabis Would Cut Painkiller Use (Leafly)

// David Wells Beats Painkillers With CBD Advocates Athletes’ Use: ThePostGame Exclusive (The Post Game)

// Ohio Announces Draft Rules for Medical Marijuana Cultivators (Marijuana Industry News)

// You Won’t Believe Australia’s Security Rules for Medical Cannabis (Leafly)

// Report: Marijuana sales to quadruple after election (The Hill)

// Illinois Sheriff Passes Off Japanese Candy As Marijuana-Infused Halloween Treat (Reason.com)


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