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Wednesday, December 13, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// With New Cannabis Cafes, You Can Smoke ‘Em Where You Bought ‘Em (WBUR News)

// Colorado releases a trove of marijuana sales data (Cannabist)

// Legislative committee dives into another go at recreational marijuana bill (Portland Press Herald)


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// GW Pharma Closes $317.4 Million Equity Offering (New Cannabis Ventures)

// What Effect Does Legal Weed Have On Colorado’s Homeless? Maybe Not What You Think (Colorado Public Radio)

// Third Canadian pharmacy strikes pact to be a medical marijuana supplier (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Is California’s Weed Market Ready For Legalization After A Year Of Wildfires? (Fast Company)

// Will New Data Change Jeff Sessions’ Mind on Legalizing Weed? Teen Cannabis Use Dips in Legal States (Newsweek)

// New Jersey’s New Governor Promises to Legalize Pot in His First 100 Days – Is That Even Possible? (Merry Jane)

// Hydropothecary C$80 Million Greenhouse Expansion Targets 108 Million Grams of Total Cannabis Production Capacity (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Legal marijuana deadline may be up in smoke as Tory senators stall bills (Globe and Mail)

// Teen Marijuana Use Down In Most Legalized States, Federal Data Says (Marijuana Moment)

// Opioid Crisis: Trump Prescribes Heavy Dose of ‘Alternative Facts’ (Leafly)


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// Canada provinces reach tax deal for recreational marijuana (BBC News)

// Hostile Takeovers and Poison Pills: Canadian Cannabis Gets Combative (Leafly)

// Coffee Shop Wants to Be Denver’s First Legal Cannabis Club (Leafly (AP))

// First Look At Ohio’s 2018 Marijuana Legalization Ballot Measure (Marijuana Moment)

// After a hot summer, Colorado’s cannabis sales cool down (Cannabist)

// Long Strange Marijuana Case Takes Another Turn in Pot Entrepreneur’s Favor (Voice of San Diego)

// Poll shows Georgia Republicans support medical marijuana cultivation (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)


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Thursday, December 7, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, December 7, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// L.A. lawmakers back new regulations on marijuana industry (Los Angeles Times)

// Legal Marijuana Sales Are Expected to Hit $10 Billion This Year (Fortune)

// Cannabis commission focuses on ‘social consumption’ (Common Wealth)


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// Delaware police officials seek to firm up gun ban, want weed use noted on driver’s licenses (Cannabist (AP))

// First Nations demand control over cannabis sales (Globe and Mail )

// Maryland cannabis commission hires new executive director (Baltimore Sun)

// Here’s how much Mass. could make off marijuana sales in the next fiscal year (Boston Globe)

// Ohio’s Auditor Is Calling For An Investigation Into State’s Medical Marijuana Program (WKSU Public Radio)

// Celebrating Five Years of Legal Weed in Washington State (Seattle Weekly)

// Shakeup at prominent cannabis lab follows allegations two owners have neo-Nazi ties (Oregon Live)


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Tuesday, December 5, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Government Shutdown Could Allow Sessions To Launch Marijuana Crackdown (Forbes)

// Who’s buying pot in Nevada? More than a quarter of adults, according to survey (Nevada Independent)

// Michigan Releases Medical Cannabis Emergency Administrative Rules (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Aphria to Supply Shoppers Drug Mart with Medical Cannabis (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Massachusetts Medical Society develops medical marijuana curriculum (Mass Live)

// GW Pharmaceuticals Says 2018 ‘A Pivotal Year’ (Green Market Report)

// Oklahoma Governor Plans to Set Medical Marijuana Ballot Date (Leafly (AP))

// L.A. lawmakers are close to setting ground rules for marijuana industry (Los Angeles Times)

// Feds willing to share pot tax (Castanet (Canadian Press))

// The Insane World of Vintage Anti-Marijuana PSAs (KQED)


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Monday, December 4, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, December 4, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Medical marijuana has arrived in Maryland, and the customers are lined up for it (Washington Post)

// Medical marijuana took a bite out of alcohol sales. Recreational pot could take an even bigger one. (Washington Post)

// Army issuing more waivers for recruits who used marijuana (PBS)


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// Alaska October cannabis tax revenue nears $1 million (Anchorage Daily News)

// Gov. Rauner not high on legalizing marijuana: ‘That’s a mistake’ (Chicago Sun Times)

// Backer Of Failed 2015 Medical Marijuana Ballot Issue Threatens Legal Action Against State (WVXU.org)

// Cannabis experts: leaked state medical marijuana guidelines are ‘comprehensive’ (WZZM 13 ABC)

// Marijuana Control Board develops working group to address testing (KTUU )

// Montreal ‘Weedmaps’ ads removed after anti-marijuana complaints (CTV News)

// The Owner of Two Pot Shops Won a City Council Seat in a Conservative Rural Town (Intercept)


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Thursday, November 30, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, November 30, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Washington Report Gives Side-Eye to Homegrow Legalization (Leafly)

// Scotts Miracle-Gro Beefs Up Cannabis Industry Exposure with $72.2 Million Acquisition of Can-Filters (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Sessions hints at crackdown on recreational pot affecting California other states (Sacramento Bee)


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// San Francisco pushes forward with legal marijuana sales (Washington Post (AP))

// 66 Members Of Congress Demand Protection Of State Medical Marijuana Laws (Weed News)

// California’s High Cannabis Tax Could Doom Legalization. Here’s a Fix (Leafly)

// Cannabis mergers and acquisitions more than double as Aurora buys rivals with investor windfall (Calgary Herald)

// Massachusetts House budget writers propose giving $2.7 million to marijuana regulators (Mass Live)

// Can medical marijuana users have firearms? Police say no (Lehigh Valley Live )

// Kellyanne Conway Has Zero Experience In Drug Policy But Is Running the White House Opioid Response (Mother Jones)


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Tuesday, November 28, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// House passes marijuana legislation bill moves to Senate (CTV News)

// Canadian cannabis company to pay $1.6M for California dispensary (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Surrender Your Guns Police Tell Hawaiian Medical Marijuana Patients (Leafly)


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// Michigan police face questions about using experimental saliva drug test at DUI stops (Cannabist (AP))

// Sacramento to Consider Greenlighting Jan. 1 Cannabis Sales (Leafly)

// How legal marijuana in N.J. will disrupt Pa.’s medical program: A Q&A with Duane Morris lawyers (Philadelphia Inquirer)

// New Yorkers Support Legalizing Marijuana As Budget Fix Poll Finds (Marijuana Moment)

// City Clerk: No Medical Marijuana Businesses Have Applied To Operate in Lansing So Far (WKAR )

// NH marijuana legalization study panel holds third meeting (WMUR)

// Chart: Value of largest Canadian US marijuana companies (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Wednesday, November 22, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, November 22, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Did Past Harassment Allegations Finally Catch Up To MPP’s Rob Kampia? (Leafly)

// Proposed pot regulations open door to craft growers, licensing non-violent offenders (CBC News)

// Tribe’s Marijuana Consultant Pays Fine Court Costs (U.S. News & World Report (AP))


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// Statistics Canada to add marijuana economic impact to GDP data (Nasdaq)

// State to medical marijuana company: Stop selling vape pens (Florida Politics)

// State pot commission aims to have first draft of rules set by end of Dec. (Boston Globe)

// CBD oil is illegal in Indiana says Attorney General Curtis Hill after months of confusion (Indy Star)

// Last stop for cannabis advertising on Muni buses, trains, stations, and stops (SF Gate)

// Smoke shop owner who said bongs were only for tobacco convicted of selling drug paraphernalia (Philadelphia Inquirer)

// Pot dispensary staff who camped out 27 days for 4/20 permit lost it to a guy named ‘Smokey’ (9 News NBC)


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Tuesday, November 21, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Annual cost of opioid epidemic tops $500 billion, says White House (Cannabist (AP))

// MassRoots sues former CEO alleges theft of over $250K drug use and other ‘serious misconduct’ (Marijuana Business Daily)

// MassRoots founder initiates proxy battle to overthrow marijuana firm’s board leadership (Cannabist)


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// Michigan Vote on Legalizing Marijuana Is Likely in 2018 (U.S. News & World Report (AP))

// State gets 370 pot dispensary applications (Toledo Blade)

// Nevada’s recreational marijuana sales top September forecast (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Not so fast on legalizing weed, says N.J. senate leader of black caucus (New Jersey.com)

// Officials Sign Deal to Outsource Medical Marijuana ID Cards (U.S. News & World Report (AP))

// Top GOP Senator’s Bill Lets DC Legalize Marijuana Sales (Marijuana Moment)

// Chart: MJBizCon produces some eye-popping numbers (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Thursday, November 16, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, November 16, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Kentucky Secretary of State starts task force to get medical marijuana legalized (WSAZ)

// House committee rejects N.H. marijuana legalization bill (Concord Monitor)

// Medical Marijuana Weeks Away From Being Sold Legally In Texas (CBS DFW)


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// Julian Fantino who once compared weed to murder defends opening medical marijuana business (CBC Radio)

// Man says marijuana dispensary will bring ‘undesirable elements’ to the area like army vets and cancer patients (Boston Globe)

// On-site marijuana consumption decision delayed (KTUU )

// Montana health department drafts dozens of new medical marijuana rules (Missourian)

// V.A. Doesn’t Understand Marijuana Laws So Veterans Lose Access (Marijuana Moment)

// Jan. 1 Marijuana Sales Delayed as S.F. Supes Choke (San Francisco Weekly)

// Cannabis industry expected to turn out in record numbers for MJBizCon (Marijuana Business Daily)


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