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Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates addresses the members of the media during a presser.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates Criticizes Jeff Sessions for Renewed Drug War (Merry Jane)

// Massachusetts picks panel to draft rec cannabis compromise (Marijuana Business Daily)

// After Two Years Medical Cannabis Still Not Profitable in Minnesota (Iowa Public Radio)


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// Maryland regulators want to deny license to medical cannabis firm (Baltimore Sun)

// Utah Group Files 2018 Medical Marijuana Ballot Initiative (Leafly (AP))

// Marijuana smuggling scandal linked to Pa. grower permit recipient (Penn Live)

// T-Shirts and Hats Used to Advertise Pot Products Could Be Banned (LA Weekly)

// Nevada Taxation Department prepares to license recreational pot purveyors this week (Record-Courier)

// Trump Veterans Secretary: Legal Marijuana Helps Advance Research (MassRoots)

// Chart: Cannabis industry employs 165,000-plus workers (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Monday, June 26, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Florida governor Rick Scott walks on stage during a CPAC conference.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, June 26, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Gov. Rick Scott signs Florida’s cannabis bill into law (Blasting News)

// Koch network to Trump administration: ‘You are never going to win the war on drugs. Drugs won.’ (Denver Post)

// Wolf Lauds ‘Fair’ Medical Marijuana Process After Former Policy Chief Gets Grower Permit (CBS Philadelphia)


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// Marijuana Board to Revisit On-Site Consumption in July (U.S News & World Report (AP))

// Anchorage marijuana sales tax revenue continues steady climb (Alaska Dispatch News)

// N.Y. Health Dept. improves medical marijuana program (NY Daily News (AP))

// Pot Industry Deals With Ultimate Buzzkill: Self Regulation (Daily Beast)

// Marijuana Advocates Optimistic in Northeast Despite Setbacks (New Hampshire Public Radio)

// Marketing Medical Cannabis Like Branded Generics (New Cannabis Ventures)

// New Philly Restrictions On Where Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Can Go May Be Too Late (CBS Philly)


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Wednesday, June 21, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A medical marijuana store front mixes bright neon lights with stout safety bars over the windows.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// The Latest: Nevada Says Determined to Meet July 1 Deadline (New York Times (AP))

// Pennsylvania issues permits to 12 medical marijuana growers (Washington Post (AP))

// MJ Freeway experiences second security breach in 2017, calls it ‘a theft’ (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// N.Y. Senate approves medical marijuana as PTSD treatment (New York Daily News)

// Colorado Supreme Court won’t hear appeal in fight over doubled-up pot taxes (Denver Post)

// Critics Say House Pot Bill Weakens Diversity Efforts (U.S. News & World Report (AP))

// Canada’s Marijuana Mega Farms (Marijuana.com)

// Right now there’s no way to know what’s in your California weed. That’s about to change (Cannabist)

// Marijuana Taxes Just Got A Lot Less Sticky (San Francisco Weekly)

// Mike Pence Tells Central American Leaders the United States Will Return to ‘War On Drugs’ Tactics (Merry Jane)


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Tuesday, June 20, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto sits against a backdrop of blurry word flags.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Mexico Officially Legalizes Medical Marijuana (Marijuana.com)

// Canada Legal Marijuana: Manitoba Finance Minister Says Feds’ Timeline ‘Feels Rushed’ (Huffington Post Canada)

// Contaminated marijuana still reaching consumers in Oregon (Oregon Live)


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// Republican Senator: Let States Legalize Marijuana and Heroin (MassRoots)

// Bill to legalize marijuana in NJ takes first step at statehouse (News 12)

// The Latest: Nevada judge postpones pot license decision (Washington Post)

// 4 Reno MMJ dispensaries could be first in NV to sell rec marijuana (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Arkansas just opened door to get into state’s brand-new marijuana industry (Cannabist (AP))

// Registration begins for medical marijuana patients in Iowa (KCCI News)

// Chart: Florida could someday be home to massive medical marijuana businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Monday, June 19, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A line of SWAT team members lines up across from protesters with a police car in the background proscribing a border of space in between.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, June 19, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Jeff Sessions: Being soft on sentencing means more violent crime. It’s time to get tough again. (Washington Post)

// Massachusetts Senate proposal holds line on marijuana taxes (Boston.com (AP))

// Vermont Lawmakers Scheduled to Hold 2-Day Veto Session (U.S. News & World Report (AP))


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// Huge marijuana production facility near Edmonton airport breaks ground (Edmonton Journal)

// Maui Grown Therapies aims to start medical marijuana sales in mid-July (Maui News)

// California Law Could Open Door To Marijuana At County Fairs (CBS Sacramento)

// Pot will soon be legal in Vegas but don’t even think about lighting up on the Strip (Los Angeles Times)

// Grants Pass racetrack will feature ‘marijuana mile’ (Mail Tribune)

// State lists applicants to grow medical cannabis in Pa. (TRIB Live)

// Task force to examine medical marijuana in Tennessee (WBIR.com)


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Tuesday, June 13, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The US Capitol Building is brightly lit in this clos- up shot taken at night.

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Exclusive: Sessions Asks Congress To Undo Medical Marijuana Protections (MassRoots)

// Vermont Legal Marijuana Compromise Emerges (MassRoots)

// California proposal would allow pot shops to sell both medical and recreational weed (Los Angeles Times)


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// iAnthus Capital to Acquire New York MMJ License Holder Valley Agriceuticals for $17.3mm (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Bill overhauling Massachusetts legal marijuana law expected to surface this week (Mass Live)

// U.S. marijuana industry’s economic impact to approach $70B by 2021 (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Pot-sniffing dogs’ jobs haven’t gone up in smoke (San Francisco )

// Drug Policy Alliance Launches Marijuana Legalization Campaign In New Jersey (Weed News)

// Denver marijuana facilities without odor plans could face punishment city says (Denverite)

// Las Vegas Casino Bans MassRoots CEO For Cannabis Ties (Leafly)


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Monday, June 12, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

An indoor industrial marijuana grow facility is packed with large healthy green marijuana plants.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, June 12, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Maryland court again refuses to delay medical cannabis licensing (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Legal marijuana could be a $5-billion boon to the state economy – but some users may stay illegal (LA Times)

// Welcome to Ganjachusetts (Boston Magazine)


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// Gov. Hickenlooper signs controversial civil asset forfeiture bill, calls it “important first step” in addressing problems with practice (The Denver Post)

// Colorado Company’s Pot Cases Seized By Federal Authorities (CBS Denver)

// Attorney Plans Lawsuit to Allow for Smoking of Medical Pot (U.S. News & World Report (AP) )

// Colorado marijuana sales in April 2017 top $125 million (The Cannabist)

// This Firefighter Took A Doctor’s Advice To Use Medical Marijuana – Now He Could Be Fired (BuzzFeed News)

// Connecticut Commissioner Agrees to Add 3 Qualifying Conditions (U.S. News)

// NBA Finals: Hotel where Warriors practice taken over by National Cannabis Expo (CBS Sports)


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Friday, June 2, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Snoop Dogg graces a purple cover of High Times Magazine with blunt hanging from his mouth.

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Friday, June 2, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// High Times magazine sells to Bob Marleys son, others (San Francisco Chronicle)

// Secret Service relaxes marijuana policy in bid to swell ranks (CNN)

// New Hampshire Marijuana Decrim Goes to Governor (MassRoots)


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// Maryland MMJ commissioner targeted by lawsuits from ex-cops (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis Testing Lab Reach with Arkansas and California Licensing Deals (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Medical pot producer sues over New Mexico state fair display (KOAT 7)

// State prepares for new medical marijuana companies (Times Union)

// First medical marijuana dispensary will open on June 8 without cannabis products (KITV 4 ABC)

// Alaska has collected nearly $1 million in marijuana tax revenue, so far still short of projections (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Environmental damage means felonies for misdemeanor pot grows (OrovilleMR)


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Tuesday, May 30, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Two marijuana buds sit against a blurry background of growing plants inside a myler walled cultivation room.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Jeff Sessions Bemoans “Too Much Legalization Talk” in Law Enforcement Speech (Merry Jane)

// ABcann to Receive $30mm Cannabis Wheaton Streaming Investment at $2.25 Per Share (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Veteran Facing Life for Cannabis Gets No Jail After Public Outcry (MassRoots)


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// R.I. marijuana dispensaries would double under legislation (Providence Journal)

// Work Begins on Crafting New Vermont Marijuana Bill (Seven Days Vermont)

// Marijuana growers face June deadline to do business in Ohio (myDayton Daily News)

// Detroit shuts down 167 pot shops more closures on the way (Detroit Free Press)

// Michigan gov appoints medical marijuana regulatory board (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ohioans buying Michigan medical pot ahead of rules being set (MLive)

// Police Issue Annoyed Press Release After Pot Arrest (US News & World Report)


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Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

President Donald Trump salutes his fans.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Praised Philippines President Duterte For Drug War That Has Killed 9,000 People (Huffington Post)

// In Reversal, Trump Funds Drug Czar’s Office (MassRoots)

// Judge backs 2 more marijuana licenses (News 4 Jax)


// Judge: Company Discriminated Against Medical Marijuana User (US News & World Report)

// Medical Marijuana Sales In Oregon Plummeting As Recreational Sales Increase (Oregon Public Broadcasting)

// California company plans to invest $100 million in cannabis sector (Marijuana Business Daily)

// John Morgan ‘prepared to invest $100M’ in medical marijuana (Miami Herald)

// New York City Subway Gets MMJ Ads (Ganjapreneur)

// The VC firm that made early bets on Uber and Snap is investing in a marijuana breathalyzer (Business Insider)

// Marijuana trial gets tense as defendant takes stand (Argus Leader)


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