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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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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Minnesota medical pot providers run $11M in red (The Bulletin)

// Medical marijuana firm seeks emergency ruling to halt Maryland industry (Baltimore Sun)

// Congress Pushes Back Against Jeff Sessions’ Drug War 2.0 (Leafly)


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// Health Dept. Orders Sales Stopped on New Cannabis Product (US News & World Report)

// New Jersey Lawmakers Consider Legalizing Marijuana (MassRoots)

// Iowans could look to Minnesota for low-THC medical cannabis (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Why you won’t see the ‘Alaska Grown’ logo on local marijuana anytime soon (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Medical marijuana special session in limbo: It’s up to Rick Scott or Joe Negron (Tampa Bay)

// Chart: Washington DC’s medical marijuana industry poised for more growth (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Reporter called to testify in marijuana trial (Minnesota Public Radio)


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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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Friday, May 12, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, May 12, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Jeff Sessions Rolls Back Obama-Era Drug Sentencing Reforms (Huffington Post)

// New Hampshire Senate Approves Marijuana Decrim (MassRoots)

// Plan for Denver social marijuana use permits includes waivers for every customer (Denver Post)


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// Georgia Cop Decides A Sober Woman Is High On Marijuana Jails Her (Huffington Post)

// Defiant Medical Marijuana Vendor Is Selling the Smokeable Product (Sunshine State News)

// Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Laboratory Application Now Available (Marijuana Industry News)

// Sales growth at Maine’s medical marijuana dispensaries slows drastically (Portland Press Herald)

// Philadelphia Mayor Believes Recreational Weed Should Be Sold in State-Run Liquor Stores (Merry Jane)

// Trump Names Appointees to Commission Combating Drug Addiction (Marijuana.com)

// DUI marijuana bill sent to Nevada governor (Nevada Appeal)


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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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Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Aphria Closes Upsized $86mm Equity Sale, the Largest Capital Raise in Canada to Date (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Georgia’s Allen Peake Wins Medical Marijuana Expansion in Georgia (Leafly)

// Joe Negron open to special session on medical marijuana (Florida Politics)


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// Harvest One Cannabis Inc. Swiss subsidiary Satipharm AG completes first product shipment to Australia (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Bill to add PTSD as qualifying condition for medical marijuana use advances in NY Senate (WKBW 7 ABC)

// D.C. Seeks To Expand List Of Professionals Who Can Recommend Medical Marijuana (WAMU American University)

// Ann Arbor considering types of marijuana businesses it wants in city (Michigan Live)

// Medicine Man Technologies to Buy Denver Consulting Group for $3.5mm in Stock (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Senate Democrats Advance Pot Tax Competing With Governor’s (US News & World Report)

// Meet Shanya Schonauer, California’s First State-Certified Budtender (Leafly)


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Tuesday, May 9, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// ‘Early start’ program for recreational marijuana sales OK’d (Las Vegas Sun)

// Marijuana Business Owner Gets Money Back 15 Months After Cops Took It Without Charges (Huffington Post)

// Ben Pollara’s emotional mea culpa on John Morgan split marijuana bill failure (Florida Politics)


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// Gwen Graham wants special session to enact medical marijuana amendment (Florida Politics)

// Marijuana processors charged with assault recklessness (Daily Astorian)

// Marijuana industry pioneer launches cannabis streaming firm (The Star)

// NFLPA hopes NFL will alter marijuana policy without concessions (Pro Football Talk)

// Lobbyists lining up to influence marijuana laws in Maine (Portland Press Herald)

// Months to go before pot tax revenue distribution (KOIN 6 CBS)

// Chart: Oregon’s medical marijuana industry slumping (Marijuana Business Daily)


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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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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
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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