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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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Wednesday, November 2, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// California dispensary ruling ‘great’ for marijuana industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// MassRoots Raises $250,000 for Marijuana Campaigns and Non-Profits Nationwide, Begins Get-Out-The-Vote Drive in 9 States (Marijuana Industry News)

// Unlawful ‘free samples’ postpone Anchorage’s first pot shop (Alaska Public)


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// Ohio medical marijuana grow licenses would be capped at 18, cost $200,000 (Cleveland.com)

// Molson Coors thinking ‘very carefully’ about legalization of marijuana (Times Colonist)

// Cannabis Industry Leaders Respond to 60 Minutes Report on Colorado Legal Marijuana Industry (PR Newswire)

// Signal Bay Makes First Cannabis Testing Lab Purchase in California (Econo Times)

// ‘The Losses Are Deceiving’: MinnMed CEO Talks Concerns Over Medical Pot Program (CBS Minnesota)

// TV anchor with MS leaving Fox 2 to join medical marijuana fight (Detroit Free Press)

// Marijuana Business Accelerator Canopy Accepting Applications For Spring 2017 Class (Broadway World)


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Monday, October 17, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, October 17, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// So Far So Good: What We Know About Marijuana Legalization in Colorado, Washington, Alaska, Oregon, and Washington, D.C. (Drug Policy Alliance)

// With $1M boost, cannabis company launches glass line (Business Den)

// Discount Tire gives $1 million to campaign against marijuana legalization (Phoenix Business Journal)


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// Head of Maryland medical marijuana grower licensing defends decisions says scores were tightly bunched (Baltimore Sun)

// Montana anti-marijuana group called out for breaking law on campaign spending (Cannabist)

// Richard Branson to cannabis advocates: Fight to legalize it. (CNET)

// Leak Reveals Clinton’s Marijuana Debate Prep (Marijuana.com)

// Cannabis Beer Brewer Prepares for National Distribution (US News & World Report)

// Austin company lights way for cannabis industry (Austin American-Statesman)

// Survey: Most Delawareans support legal marijuana (Delaware State News)


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Wednesday, October 5, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Maryland lawmakers to pot regulators: No licenses without diverse industry (Washington Post)

// Marijuana VC company subject of fraud investigation (Business Den)

// The Marijuana Election Ad War Begins (Marijuana.com)


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// State lawmaker explains drug purchases after report (WMUR)

// California marijuana legalization faces unlikely foe: growers (Reuters)

// Anchorage assembly OKs city’s first retail marijuana shop (KTUU 2 NBC)

// Nevada veterans launch Mainstream Marijuana Association to promote access (My 4 News NBC)

// Maine Voices: ACLU endorses ‘yes’ vote on legalizing, regulating, taxing marijuana (Portland Press Herald)

// Viceland TV to air episode of “Weediquette” filmed entirely in Maine (Bangor Daily News)

// Memphis council OKs decriminalizing pot in some cases (The Commercial Appeal)


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Tuesday, October 4, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Medical Cannabis Will Be on Future Oklahoma Ballot (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Drug Czar Admits Feds Blocked Marijuana Research (Marijuana.com)

// Damian Marley Is Converting a California Prison into a Pot Farm: Exclusive (Billboard)


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// Chart: Latest California Marijuana Market Data – $845M in Annual Sales, 2,756 Dispensaries (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Top lobbyist represents winner of controversial medical marijuana license (Baltimore Sun)

// Anti-marijuana proposition campaign builds war chest (Your West Valley)

// AZ marijuana groups launch dueling ad campaigns; spar over edible marijuana, donations (ABC 15 Arizona)

// Survey: Doctors’ political views may affect patient care (The Gazette)

// CT legalizes medical marijuana for minors (Yale Daily News)

// Utahns Overwhelmingly Support Legalizing Medical Marijuana, Oppose Recreational Use (Utah Policy)


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Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Chelsea Clinton Implies Marijuana Can Kill You (Marijuana.com)

// Marijuana arrests fall to lowest level since 1996 (Washington Post)

// GW Pharma’s Epidiolex Achieves Statistical Significance in Third Phase 3 Trial for Treatment of Rare Pediatric Epilepsy (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Chart: New York Medical Marijuana Patient Counts Rising, But Still Have Long Way to Go (Marijuana Business Daily)

// ‘Yes on 4’ marijuana campaign cries foul over state-issued voter guide, says it’s inaccurate (Mass Live)

// Mass. marijuana doctor should not have lost license, judge says (Boston Globe)

// Colorado marijuana products must come with warning labels starting Oct. 1 (The Gazette)

// Oct. 1 deadlines for marijuana testing, packaging could face delay (Oregon Live)

// Delaware Names Second Medical Cannabis License Winner (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canadian Cannabis Producer to Buy Clone Shipper for $1,000,000 (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Monday, September 26, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, September 26, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana Possession Played Key Role in Police Shooting of Keith Scott (Slate)

// Vancouver councillor ‘shocked’ feds failed to warn about toxic pot (CTV News Vancouver)

// Morhaim facing ethics inquiry for role in medical marijuana industry (Baltimore Sun)


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// Wyoming lawmakers to examine overhauling marijuana penalties (Wyoming News)

// Ohio board deals blow to medical marijuana (Toledo Blade)

// Gov. John Kasich makes appointments to medical marijuana advisory committee (Cleveland.com)

// Jack in the Box named fast-food restaurant that could benefit most from legal marijuana (Market Watch)

// Most Mainers favor legalizing marijuana for recreational use, poll finds (Portland Press Herald)

// Video: Cheeky Nick Diaz Smokes A Joint With Comedian Tommy Chong (Pundit Arena)

// Alaska’s first commercial cannabis harvest begins (Alaska Dispatch News)


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Thursday, September 15, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, September 15, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Defense Secretary Says Pentagon Should Hire More Marijuana Users (Marijuana.com)

// NJ Gov. Christie Signs PTSD Law, Finally (Leafly)

// Snyder to decide pot law overhaul after House approval (Detroit News)


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// Judge blasts Florida health officials over medical marijuana scorecards (Orlando Weekly)

// Marin General to study medical marijuana use on site (Marinij.com)

// Baker Administration Suggests Cuts to School Funding, Local Aid if Pot’s Legalized (Boston Magazine)

// Massachusetts medical marijuana shops could soon be able to post product prices online (Mass Live)

// Arizona attorney general rules town may have violated state law by charging pot grower $800,000 (Tucson.com)

// MPs call for medical cannabis to be made legal (BBC News)

// Alaska Court: Homeless People Possessing Marijuana Not Protected by Constitution (Alaska Commons)


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Tuesday, August 16, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Consultants for South Dakota tribe’s pot resort enter differing pleas in court (The Cannabist)

// Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission identifies medical marijuana growers and processors (Baltimore Sun)

// Colorado sells nearly $600M in cannabis in six months (The Cannabist)


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// The NHS are testing a cannabis product for the first time (Independent)

// As States OK Medical Marijuana Laws, Doctors Struggle With Knowledge Gap (Kaiser Health News)

// Ohio MMJ Market Could Generate $200M-$400M in Sales (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Pueblo County voters to decide on recreational marijuana sales (KRDO.com)

// Washington State Driver’s License Exam is Lengthened Partially Thanks to Cannabis (Culture Magazine)

// Chart of the Week: Estimated $100M in Colorado Recreational Sales Tied to Leisure Tourists (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Was That Seattle Cannabis Shop Robbery an Inside Job? (Leafly News)


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Wednesday, July 13, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New IRS Audits in Colorado Worry Cannabis Companies (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Maryland expects to award preliminary medical marijuana licenses within next month (Baltimore Business Journal)

// GW Pharma Upsizes Deal and Sells 2.8mm shares at $90 to Raise $252mm (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Two financial backers shell out $2 million for California legalization campaign (The Cannabist)

// LA County measure now on November ballot would tax marijuana to help homeless (Los Angeles Daily News)

// U.S. Senate Panel to Hold Hearing on Medical Marijuana (Marijuana Business Daily)

// How Washington State Screwed Over Its Medical Marijuana Dispensaries (The Stranger)

// Here’s where half of the revenue from Alaska’s legal pot will go (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Edibles startup sweet on new facility; wants to grow own cannabis (Business Den)

// Arkansas Health Department opposes medical-marijuana proposal (Times Record)


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