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Monday, May 15, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, May 15, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Calls Growing Louder for Special Session on Medical Marijuana (Sunshine State News)

// One million hours of police time a year ‘wasted enforcing cannabis prohibition’ (Independent)

// Bill to legalize recreational marijuana in N.J. set to be unveiled (NJ.com)


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// Maine lawmakers consider end to cultivation cap on pot (Portland Press Herald)

// Leafly German Language Launch Signals Importance of New Medical Cannabis Market (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Farmers Breathe Hope: South Carolina Hemp Bill Signed by Governor (Marijuana Industry News)

// ‘Medical cannabis’ measures await governor’s signature (Hawaii Tribune Herald)

// CW Analytical Cannabis Test Data Integrated into Weedmaps (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Aphria Books $2.35mm Loss on Canabo Medical Shares (New Cannabis Ventures)

// NASCAR Made A Driver Take A Weed Vaping Sponsorship Off His Car Because He Misspelled The Companys Name (Uproxx)


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Thursday, May 11, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, May 11, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana Legalization Heads To Vermont Governor (MassRoots)

// After ‘Unheard-Of Momentum’, Medical Marijuana Bill Declared Dead by Authors (Texas Observer)

// MedReleaf $100mm IPO Ahead (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Richard Corcoran joins calls for medical marijuana special session (Florida Politics)

// As Florida debates medical cannabis rules, some CBD firms already selling full-strength MMJ (Marijuana Business Daily)

// House committee overwhelmingly approves legal pot bill (Delaware Public Media)

// No consensus on Nevada regulation of Marijuana edibles (Las Vegas Review Journal)

// Canadian producer Tilray expands its cannabis export market (Marijuana Business Daily)

// California AG defends state’s marijuana laws (Politico)

// Gov. Brown to budget $1.5 million to clean up after illegal pot farming along North Coast (Los Angeles Times)


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Monday, May 8, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, May 8, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Senate Vote Keeps Pot Bill In Play But House Still Undecided On Legalization This Year (Vermont Public Radio)

// John Morgan calls for special session on medical marijuana (My News 13)

// Trump indicated where he stands on medical marijuana for the first time since he took office (Business Insider)


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// Dasvidaniya Drug Czar: Trump to Axe White House Drug Policy Office (Leafly)

// Health Canada orders medical marijuana growers to test for banned pesticides (Ottawa Citizen)

// Medical Marijuana Bill Moves Forward After More than Half of the Texas House Signs on (Texas Observer)

// N.Y. Health Department releases medical marijuana provider list (Times Union)

// Marijuana isn’t attracting homeless people to Denver or Colorado, according to “best data we have” (Denverite)

// Nevada lawmakers back blood-only detection of marijuana DUIs (Kansas City Star)

// Judge blasts ‘ridiculous’ 18-year sentence for marijuana (WKOW)


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Thursday, May 4, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, May 4, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Won’t Appoint Tom Marino to Be Drug Czar (US News & World Report)

// Pot Legalization Bill Favored by Vt. House Unlikely to Pass Senate (Valley News)

// New York Assembly Adds PTSD to Medical Marijuana Conditions (Marijuana.com)


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// Australia receives first marijuana oil imports (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Tilray Announces Medical Cannabis Export to Cyprus (Business Wire)

// Deal extends Canadian medical cannabis grower’s footprint west (Marijuana Business Daily)

// PennDOT Adopt-A-Highway Program Discriminates Against Cannabis (Weed News)

// The NFLPA Finally Seems Ready To Tackle Its Aversion To Medical Marijuana (Deadspin)

// Colorado congressman takes ‘pot’ shot at Space’s comments (New Jersey Herald)

// Wichita Police Vow to Back Off Marijuana Enforcement (MassRoots)


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Wednesday, May 3, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana Legalization Passes Vermont House (Weed News)

// Hydropothecary Ceases All Cannabis Shipments Due to Myclobutanil Contamination (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Scotts Miracle-Gro homing in on ‘big vision’ for hydroponics as state-legal cannabis grows (Cannabist)


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// Aurora Cannabis Boosts Cash Position to $160mm Following $75mm Bond Deal (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Congress Tightening Grip on DC Marijuana Legalization (MassRoots)

// Clark County to begin accepting early applications for recreational marijuana dispensaries (News 3 Las Vegas)

// New Hampshire takes another step toward pot decriminalization (WCVB 5 ABC)

// NEW: Florida House approves medical marijuana bill (Palm Beach Post)

// Uruguay opens registry to buy marijuana (ABC News)

// Christie says legalizing pot is stupid. Here’s what N.J. governor candidates would do. (NJ.com)


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Monday, April 24, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, April 24, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Lawmakers mull delaying marijuana ‘social clubs’ in Maine (Portland Press Herald)

// Vermont Senate Approves Marijuana Legalization (MassRoots)

// Canadian medical marijuana grower Aphria lands CA$100M (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// MJ Freeway Receives Additional $3 Million Investment (New Cannabis Ventures)

// ‘I’m so high right meow?’ State lawmakers don’t think pot billboards should be appealing to kids (News Tribune)

// Marijuana farm next door to Yamhill County’s prized vineyards sparks legal fight (Oregon Live)

// California Studies Energy Impact Of Marijuana Farming (CBS SF BayArea)

// Iowa Legislature approves last-minute expansion of medical cannabis oil program (Des Moines Register)

// Here’s how Jeff Sessions has disrupted marijuana industry with words alone (The Cannabist)

// Trevor Noah Has a Theory on Trump and That Aircraft Carrier (New York Times)


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Thursday, April 20, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, April 20, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Vermont Legal Marijuana Fight Still Alive (MassRoots)

// West Virginia Gov’s Defense of Medical Marijuana Has Us All Verklempt (Leafly)

// Burgum signs bill legalizing medical marijuana in ND (Valley News Live)


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// 8 Mainstream Marketing Campaigns That Have Embraced the 420 Crowd (Leafly)

// Weed Prices Are Really Confusing (and Not Just When You’re Stoned) (Time)

// Arizona appellate court rules on medical marijuana issues involving doctors, leases (KTAR News)

// Marijuana advocates vow to smoke pot and get arrested on steps of U.S. Capitol (Washington Post)

// U.S. Rep Polis predicts medical cannabis safeguard will get OK (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Green Organic Dutchman Raises over $28mm (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Colorado marijuana DUIs down 33 percent from first three months of last year (The Cannabist)


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

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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

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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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Monday, March 27, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, March 27, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trudeau government to legalize marijuana by Canada Day 2018: reports (The Star)

// Colorado Legislation Would Create a Loophole for Cannabis Growers to Escape a Federal Crackdown (Merry Jane)

// DEA OKs synthetic marijuana for pharma company that spent $500,000 to keep pot illegal (Chicago Tribune)


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// More medical marijuana licenses would be awarded in deal reached by Maryland legislative leaders (Baltimore Sun)

// State House Votes to Block Memphis, Nashville Pot Ordinances (Memphis Daily News)

// Buzzkill: Gov. Rauner ‘Not A Believer’ That Legalized Marijuana Would Help State’s Woes (Chicagoist)

// Lawmakers Have Lots of Ideas For How to Spend Proceeds from Taxing Pot Sales (Maine Public)

// WV Senate committee passes medical marijuana bill (Charleston Gazette-Mail)

// Medical marijuana bill in South Carolina bolstered by conservatives (Boston Globe)

// 3 former pro athletes to talk about marijuana after 2017 Hash Bash (MLive)


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