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Monday, January 30, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A Maine loon hovers just in the water with wings spread wide as it comes in for a landing.

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Monday, January 30, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana is Officially Legal in Maine (Weed News)

// LePage Relents, Signs Pot Law Fix (Maine Public)

// Drug Policy Alliance executive director Nadelmann stepping down (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Burgum signs off on delay for medical marijuana law (Bismarck Tribune)

// Oregon bill would make it illegal to fire someone for off-duty marijuana use (Oregon Live)

// Bill Would Make It No Longer Illegal To Have Marijuana In A Person’s System In South Dakota (Weed News)

// Families wait as Iowa lawmakers consider future of medical marijuana (Sioux City Journal)

// Public use of marijuana to be debated during Nevada Legislature session (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Apple Vaporizer Patent Spurs Speculation of Cannabis Industry Entry (New Cannabis Ventures)

// TDA_Boulder Ad Agency Creates Custom Strains for Denver’s Creative Class (Westword)


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Friday, January 27, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, January 27, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// House rejects LePage’s amendment to marijuana moratorium (WCSH 6 NBC)

// LePage won’t sign bill to delay retail pot sales, bar possession by minors (Portland Press Herald)

// Nevada recreational marijuana program to get started with $870K (Reno Gazette-Journal)


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// New bill would make it easier for pot businesses to pay taxes (ABC 10)

// EXCLUSIVE: N.Y. pol pens plea asking Trump to prevent feds from torching state’s medical marijuana program (NY Daily News)

// Bills would end license suspension for marijuana possession (WRIC 8 ABC)

// Recreational marijuana: Changes could be coming (Wicked Local Wayland)

// Marijuana legalization leads to rethinking of Massachusetts alcohol laws (Mass Live)

// Renewed Push to End Marijuana Prohibition Kicks Off in Vermont (Marijuana Industry News)

// Burger King employees accused of selling marijuana to customers ordering ‘fries extra crispy’ (Fox 8 Cleveland)


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

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Thursday, January 26, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// NFLPA composing proposal for ‘less punitive’ approach to marijuana use (Washington Post)

// Finally state gives medical marijuana licensees green light to cultivate (Hawaii News Now)

// Gov. Hutchinson Willing to Consider Ban on Smoking Medical Marijuana (Arkansas Matters)


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// New Mexico lawmakers continue push to legalize marijuana (KRQE News 13)

// Capitol sees renewed push to legalize marijuana in Hawaii (KHON 2)

// Bills would expand use of medical marijuana in NH (WMUR 9)

// San Diego San Francisco delay cannabis implementation (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Arizonans consumed 29 tons of legal medical marijuana in 2016 (Tucson.com)

// Rotary Club Inducts First Marijuana Dispensary Owner (Oregon Cannabis Connection)

// Seattle’s Stash Pot Shop Announces Name Change Due to Pressure From International Conglomerate Stash Tea Co. (PR Newswire)


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Wednesday, January 25, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// California won’t be ready to regulate marijuana businesses next year, lawmaker says (Sacramento Bee)

// Jeff Sessions provides written responses on marijuana questions to Senators (Tom’s Marijuana Newsletter)

// Patriot Care Panned for Felony Stand (Leafly)


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// Virginia Bill Would Legalize Medical Marijuana, Foundation to Nullify Federal Prohibition (Tenth Amendment Center)

// Major pot insurer coming to Canada (Insurance Business)

// Israel to fund research for medical cannabis crops (Times of Israel)

// Mo. Republican: Give medical marijuana for terminally ill a shot (Hannibal Courier-Post)

// Aurora Cannabis to Raise $50.625mm (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Bill in Colorado legislature would OK PTSD for medical marijuana treatment (The Gazette)

// California marijuana business owners in legal fog as they await statewide rules (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Tuesday, January 24, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana dispensary says people w/ drug convictions can’t work in industry because they ignored “federal drug laws” (Tom’s Marijuana Newsletter)

// Illinois treasurer asks Trump to assure banks on marijuana (Chicago Sun Times)

// Colorado court says police can destroy marijuana seized in investigations (ABC 7 Denver)


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// Chart: Colorado wholesale marijuana prices tumble in 2016 (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Senate panel fast-tracks Montana medical marijuana fix (Bozeman Daily Chronicle)

// New Mexico Medical Cannabis Revenues Grow 64% to $50.6mm (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Police urge pot dispensary owners to report robberies (The Star)

// Marijuana advertising bill first to clear second reading in Legislature (Durango Herald)

// ND House: Workers’ comp can’t be used for medical marijuana (Grand Forks Herald)

// Anchorage assemblyman proposes ban on pot discounts for active military (Alaska Dispatch News)


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Monday, January 23, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A woman wearing a red cap and US flag potleaf tshirt holds a large mason jar of rolled marijuana joints.

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Monday, January 23, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana Group Passes Out Free Joints for Trump’s Inauguration (New York Times)

// Mass. legislation would sharply curb marijuana law (Boston Globe)

// In a first, judge finds teacher’s Colorado high doesn’t count in Texas (Austin American-Statesman)


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// Marijuana odor justifies warrantless vehicle search, Court of Appeals rules (Baltimore Sun)

// Social Consumption Committee Focuses on Location Restrictions for Marijuana Use (Westword)

// THC BioMed Begins Shipping Live Cannabis Plants across Canada to ACMPR Registered Patients and Announces Wholesale Genetic Pricing (Yahoo Finance)

// Governor’s marijuana tax proposal has some worried black market will thrive in Nevada (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Zone in downtown Eureka being considered for cannabis extraction businesses (KRCR News)

// Applications For Pa. Medical Marijuana Growers, Dispensaries Now Online (CBS Philly)

// Colorado’s future doctors support medical marijuana but aren’t sure about recommending it (Denver Post)


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Friday, January 20, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, January 20, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// German lawmakers green-light medical cannabis use (Yahoo News)

// Maine lawmakers speed effort to put hold on marijuana sales (Bangor Daily News)

// At last minute, Obama commutes prison sentence of Modesto pot dispensary operator (Sacramento Bee)


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// Under new bill, Florida could see another 20 marijuana operators (Action News Jax)

// Marijuana data firm announces $2.5 million capital raise (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Nevada’s medical marijuana website is restored after data leak (Reno Gazette-Journal)

// Medical marijuana patient numbers up (West Hawaii Today)

// Where’s the weed? Anchorage pot shops cope with cannabis shortage (KTVA Alaska)

// Plan would punish cities with unofficial pot bans – like Lakewood – by taking their liquor money (The Olympian)

// Fugitive ‘tired of running,’ surrenders at Mexico border in death of California pot farm operator (LA Times)


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Thursday, January 19, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, January 19, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Proposed medical marijuana rules released by Florida officials (Sun Sentinel)

// MJ Freeway still working on fixes, damage control as reputation takes hit (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Gov floats pot tax hike to bridge school funding gap in Colorado (The Cannabist)


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// Committee continues work on marijuana bill as legalization date looms (Portland Press Herald)

// Cannabis industry latest to be tangled in Anchorage permitting code (Alaska Journal of Commerce)

// Adult-Use Bill Filed in New Mexico (Ganjapreneur)

// Applications for medical marijuana licenses open (Pacific Daily News)

// Vermont to Initiate Hemp Testing Pilot Program (VT Digger)

// Gaming industry to marijuana: You’re not welcome on Las Vegas Strip (The Nevada Independent)

// Over 100,000 Demand DEA Stop Disseminating False Information About Medical Marijuana (Marijuana Industry News)


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Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A rack of marijuana clones sit under long bulb fluorescent lights.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Arkansas House approves bill delaying medical marijuana (Times Record)

// North Americans Spent $53.3 Billion On Marijuana Last Year Most Of It Illegally (Huffington Post)

// Two of Washington’s largest recreational marijuana chains on the selling block (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Indiana Bills Would Legalize Medical Marijuana; Foundation to Nullify Federal Prohibition (Tenth Amendment Center)

// Dozens attend hearing on extending legal pot moratorium (News Times)

// Pot industry groups rush to make their names known in Maine (Bangor Daily News)

// Sandoval to add 10% tax on retail marijuana to help pay for programs in $8.1B budget (Las Vegas Review Journal)

// Report: $740K in sales for NH medical marijuana businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Sheriff’s Department Posts Pics of Weed Bust on FB – Gets Instantly Destroyed (The Anti Media)

// As Pot Prices Plunge Growers Scramble to Cut Their Costs (Bloomberg)


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Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// MJ Freeway: Full recovery from software outage could take weeks (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Guam Governor Crafting Legal Marijuana Legislation (Marijuana.com)

// D.C. Mayor Says City Won’t Target People Who Smoke Joints At Trump’s Inauguration (Civilized)


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// Vermont legislative committee to ponder state marijuana laws (CBS 6 Albany)

// S.C. lawmakers to introduce medical cannabis bill Tuesday (WBTW 13 CBS)

// Oregon legislators may take aim at medical cannabis regulator (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Proposal extends options on medical marijuana in N.M. (Sante Fe New Mexican)

// OLCC Approves More than 760 Recreational Marijuana Licenses (Marijuana Industry News)

// Social marijuana use committee includes supporters opponents and neighborhood advocates (Denver Post)

// Bill Walton Caught Ranting About Marijuana During Commercial Break (Weed Horn)


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