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

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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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Friday, June 9, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, June 9, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Colorado toughens up on home grows boosts funding for black market enforcement (Cannabist)

// Rhode Island Lawmakers Pitch ‘Incremental Legalization’ Plan (Leafly)

// Florida Legislators Say No to Smoking Medical Marijuana (U.S. News)


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// Citrus and sugar growers could get edge in state’s budding $1 billion medical pot industry (Miami Herald)

// Major Canadian veggie grower teams with licensed MMJ cultivator (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Attorney general seeks to keep medical marijuana off Arizona’s college campuses (Tuscon.com)

// Migraines accepted for medical marijuana program (Connecticut Post)

// Veterans push state Senate on medical marijuana treatment for PTSD sufferers (NY Daily News)

// Emergency rules proposed for Iowa’s medical cannabis cards (Radio Iowa)

// BDS Analytics: Cannabis Consumers Are Happier Campers (Marijuana Industry News)


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Monday, June 5, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, June 5, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New Zealand Will Allow Doctors to Prescribe CBD Oil (Merry Jane)

// More than 15,000 people charged with pot possession since Trudeau elected in 2015 (National Post)

// NFLPA looks to involve players’ families in push for marijuana policy change. But major obstacles remain. (The Denver Post)


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// Montana preparing to collect 1st medical marijuana tax (Billings Gazette)

// HelloMD raises $1M to connect customers with medical cannabis via telemedicine (Mobi Health News)

// Medical Marijuana Program Set to Start July 1 in Iowa (KDLT News NBC)

// Legislative session enters final month with budget unresolved (Delaware State News)

// Vetoed pot bills are dead as Senate moves not to vote again on them (Las Vegas Sun)

// California’s ‘Green Rush’ Takes Hmong Back to Their Opium-Growing Roots (The New York Times)

// OSP Cited Man for Having Too Much Marijuana During Cave Junction Traffic Stop (KAJO News)


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Thursday, May 25, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, May 25, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Vermont Governor Vetoes Marijuana Legalization Bill (MassRoots)

// San Diego DA Files Felony Charges Over Cannabis Extraction (Leafly)

// Santee Sioux Trial Verdict: Cannabis Consultant ‘Not Guilty’ on All Charges (Leafly)


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// Legislature sends marijuana bill to governor (Bend Bulletin)

// Here’s what just changed in Washington state marijuana laws (Cannabist)

// Management of marijuana operation changes hands (Sun Sentinel)

// Marijuana board will revisit onsite consumption at July meeting (Alaska Journal of Commerce)

// Maricann Group Breaks Ground on 217K Sq. Ft. Greenhouse Expansion (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Difficult Menstruation Can Now Score You Medical Marijuana In New York (The Fresh Toast)

// NCIA Board of Directors Includes Three Newcomers (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Monday, May 22, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, May 22, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Rhode Island Marijuana Legalization Deal In The Works (MassRoots)

// Medical cannabis producers’ numbers don’t match reports (NM Political Report)

// Australian Cannabis Producer AusCann Raises $12mm (New Cannabis Ventures)


// Alaska cops and prison guards banned from owning or operating cannabis businesses (Cannabist)

// Utah Republicans Blunt Medical Marijuana Resolution (KUER 90.1 News)

// Ohio supreme court judge calls for legalisation of marijuana (The Guardian)

// Keep paying higher fees for medical marijuana users Arizona judge rules (Tucson.com)

// Pot convictions go up in smoke with California legalization (The Courier)

// Organizers of a Colorado marijuana rally fined over trash (KOAA News 5 NBC)

// Facebook Shuts Down the Page of Pot-Legalization Campaign Safer Arizona (New Phoenix Times)


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Friday, May 19, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, May 19, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// First Maryland medical marijuana grow operation approved (Baltimore Sun)

// Michigan and Vermont Make Legal Marijuana Moves (MassRoots)

// U.S. senators from both parties try to ease banking for marijuana businesses (Reuters)


// Canada tests lower age for pot legalization (Washington Post)

// Cannabis firms in Colorado, Florida partner to provide pharma-quality medical marijuana products (Cannabist)

// Delaware Medical Marijuana Bill Expansion Stalls (Delmarva Public Radio)

// Cannabis Trial of the Year Opens in Flandreau, South Dakota (Leafly)

// Oregon Economic Forecast Projects Marijuana for First Time (Marijuana.com)

// Oahu-based Aloha Green Holdings harvests first medical marijuana crop (Pacific Business News)

// Miami Official Compares Legalizing Medical Marijuana To Pedophilia (Huff Post)


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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Connecticut Lawmakers Push Legal Marijuana As Budget Fix (MassRoots)

// Midwest’s Cross-Border MMJ Proposal Is ‘Absolute Lunacy,’ Poses Nationwide Threat (Leafly )

// Journalist Freed From Testifying in Pot Resort Trial (Courthouse News Service)


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// Pot lounge bill heads to Assembly, but Sandoval signature appears doubtful (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// State of Washington Law Paves Way for Organic Marijuana Market (US News & World Report)

// 250 Cannabis Business Leaders On Capitol Hill For NCIA’s Annual Lobby Days (Weed News)

// Majority of Minnesota Medical Cannabis Patients Saw Benefit During the Program’s First Year (Marijuana Industry News)

// New Mexico medical marijuana program balloons in just a year, now has 40,000 patients (Cannabist)

// Kamala Harris to Trump: Leave grandma’s marijuana alone (Sacramento Bee)

// A frantic push for medical marijuana in Texas, bureaucratic heartbreak and renewed resolve (Cannabist)


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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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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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