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Thursday, February 9, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Attorney general Jeff Sessions.

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Thursday, February 9, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Senate confirms Jeff Sessions as attorney general (Washington Post)

// New Bill Would End Federal War on Marijuana (MassRoots)

// Nevada official eyes summer launch of recreational marijuana (The Bellingham Herald)


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// City attorney: There’s no reason Denver couldn’t allow marijuana vaping (Denverite)

// Arkansas lawmaker says he’ll seek medical-marijuana ad ban (Times Record)

// New Mexico may allow medical marijuana for all veterans (Las Cruces Sun-News)

// Medical Marijuana Bill Clears Senate Working Group (WDEF 12)

// Marijuana supplier hid pesticide from inspectors, former worker says (Globe and Mail)

// Medical marijuana producer at centre of recall has organic certification suspended (CBC News)

// First Participant Enrolled in First-Ever Trial of Marijuana for Chronic PTSD in Veterans (Marijuana Industry News)


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Wednesday, February 8, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A NYPD patrol car is caught in frozen motion as it drives on a busy New York City street set before a background of blurry pedestrians.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana arrests in city increased in 2016, with large racial disparities (Politico)

// No pesticide testing done for medical marijuana, Health Canada says (The Globe and Mail)

// Bay Area Medicinal Marijuana Tests Positive For Toxic Fungicide (CBS SF BayArea)


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// UC Davis Study Finds Mold, Bacterial Contaminants in Medical Marijuana Samples (Marijuana Industry News)

// Utah House passes medical marijuana research bill (KUTV 2 CBS)

// Florida begins rulemaking workshops on medical cannabis (First Coast News ABC)

// Legal Marijuana In CT Would Bring $30M In First Full Year Under Mass. Model (Hartford Courant)

// Lawmakers aim to lower THC, add autism for medical marijuana (The Kansas City Star)

// Survey of Tennessee Conservatives Finds Support for Medical Marijuana (Memphis Daily News)

// UK Authorities Disassemble Marijuana Grow Op Found At Legoland (Huffington Post)


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Tuesday, February 7, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A close-up shot of some white-haired marijuana bud close to harvest.

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Former Industry Officials in Minnesota Face Felony Charges for Illegal Shipment (Leafly)

// Pueblo county fighting to hang onto $1.6 mil. in retail pot tax (KOAA News 5 NBC)

// Trump On NFL Marijuana Punishments (Mass Roots)


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// 3 out of 5 in R.I. support legalized recreational marijuana, poll says (Providence Journal)

// Democrats push for medical marijuana after Vos says he’s open to idea (Milwaukee WIsconsin Journal Sentinel)

// Ark state rep. introduces bill to prevent military members from using medical marijuana (THV 11 CBS)

// Marijuana testing firm gets Maryland license (Technically Baltimore)

// OLCC Allows Hemp-Infused Alcohol Under Limited Conditions (Marijuana Industry News)

// Where Are the Medical Marijuana Doctors in Florida? We Mapped Them. (Leafly)

// Chart: Arizona growing into medical marijuana juggernaut (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Monday, February 6, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The US Capitol Building seen behind a fronting screen of winter-bare trees.

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Monday, February 6, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// First Look at New Marijuana Bills in Congress (Mass Roots)

// Out $1,000,000 for Halted Super Bowl Party, Cannabis Entrepreneur to Sue Los Angeles (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Bill to Legalize, Tax, and Regulate Marijuana Passes New Mexico House Committee (KRWG NPR)


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// NFL-Pain-racked McMahon still waiting for compensation (Yahoo Sports)

// WTF Is Wrong With North Dakota Legislators On Medical Marijuana? (Weed News)

// Israel takes step toward allowing export of medical marijuana (Reuters)

// Trump’s Cabinet on Cannabis (Mass Roots)

// Marijuana is still illegal, as far as Maine’s colleges and universities are concerned (Portland Press Herald)

// More Colorado businesses dropping pot from pre-employment drug tests (Denver Post)

// SXSW Interactive to See a Surge of Cannabis Content (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Friday, February 3, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The sun sets on a high contrast sky over Juneau Alaska.

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Friday, February 3, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Alaska Marijuana Control Board nixes on-site consumption (Alaska Public)

// Is This ‘DA Group’ Really Advising Trump on Cannabis? (Leafly)

// Failing a Drug Test Was My Way Out of Football, and I Took It (Marijuana.com)


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// Rhode Island Lawmakers Propose Adult-Use Cannabis Bill (Marijuana.com)

// Emails Indicate NFL Pushed Painkillers While Prohibiting Cannabis (Leafly)

// Record $466 million spent on California ballot measures (The Virginian-Pilot)

// Weed 101: Colorado agriculture office shares pot know-how (Star Tribune)

// Insurer must cover NS man’s medical marijuana: human rights board (Global News)

// Alaska pot conference call interrupted by flushing toilet (WBRC Fox 6)

// Is Microdosing Marijuana the Next New Thing? (Alternet)


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Thursday, February 2, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions salutes the audience during an event hosted by Donald Trump.

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Thursday, February 2, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana Prohibitionist Jeff Sessions Passes Committee Vote (Weed News)

// Possible NFL marijuana policy change? Commissioner Roger Goodell chimes in. (Denver Post)

// ScottsMiracle-Gro Refines its Cannabis Strategy (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// State approves Hawaii’s first two medical marijuana dispensaries (KHON 2)

// Brandes Files Bill to Scrap Overhaul Florida Medical Marijuana Laws (Sunshine State News)

// Vt. House considers new bill to legalize pot (My NBC 5 News)

// After 10 years, N.H. opposition to marijuana decriminalization fading away (Concord Monitor)

// Advocates push Georgia to expand medical marijuana access (Bristol Herald Courier)

// Burn victim sues butane hash oil producers (Daily Astorian)

// Canadian Medical Cannabis Producer to Export Oils to Chile’s Alef Biotechnology (New Cannabis Ventures)


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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

Maine governor Paul LePage holds a microphone and is caught mid-pucker while speaking in front of a podium.

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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

A referee shouts and gestures as he makes a call during an NFL football game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the team from Washington DC with the racist name.

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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

A sign reading

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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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