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Friday, October 7, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, October 7, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Leafly Investigation: The Great Cannabis Crime Lab Frame-Up (Leafly )

// ACLU Report Finds Discrimination in Massachusetts’ Marijuana Arrests (Boston Magazine)

// The Test Results Are In: Prohibitionists Lie (Dig Boston)


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// California Attorney General Predicts Legal Marijuana Victory (Marijuana.com)

// Never come between an 81-year-old and her marijuana plant (Boston Globe)

// Police pulling packages from mail fails ‘sniff test’ of Oregon Supreme Court (Oregon Live)

// Snoop Dogg helps lead Canadian marijuana shares higher (Globe and Mail)

// Arizona awards 31 new dispensary licenses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// O.penVAPE Offering CBD Cartridges with Flavors of Popular Cannabis Strains Globally (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Millions flowing into Maine to influence referendum results in November (Portland Press Herald)


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

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

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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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Wednesday, September 14, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, September 14, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Pot growers call for labor regulation after abuse disclosures (Reveal)

// State’s response to marijuana lab accreditation crisis inadequate, administrator says (Oregon Live)

// New WBUR poll shows marijuana legalization winning in Massachusetts (Mass Live)


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// HelloMD & UC Berkeley to Conduct Largest Study on Cannabis, Pain & Opioid Abuse (Hello MD)

// Organic farm group launches program to certify Maine’s medical cannabis (Portland Press Herald)

// Tommy Chong Introduces “Chong’s Choice” In Denver, Colorado (Press Release Rocket)

// In Break With Past Policy, Dutch Mayor Allows Cannabis Patients to Grow at Home (Leafly)

// Marijuana Is Legal in Colorado – But Only If You’re a U.S. Citizen (Westword)

// Compromise reached over Anchorage Assemblyman’s participation in marijuana votes (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Not so dope: Police test first marijuana breathalyzer on Cali drivers (RT)


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Monday, September 12, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, September 12, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Black lawmakers want more diversity in medical marijuana business (New Haven Register)

// College High: Students Are Using More Marijuana, Fewer Opioids (NPR)

// Arizona’s governor asked voters to fact-check whether pot is safer than alcohol. So we did. (Washington Post)


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// Canada Wants the U.S. to Change Its ‘Ludicrous’ Marijuana Policy (Time)

// Two of Canada’s big five banks backing away from marijuana industry (Herald News)

// Maine Chiefs of Police Association comes out against Question 1 (WLBZ)

// Sheriff: Medical marijuana bills may aid criminals (Detroit News)

// California Highway Patrol stresses neutral position on marijuana legalization (Sacramento Bee)

// Philly mulls home delivery of medical marijuana (Philly.com)

// Oregon officials propose policy tweak to nudge marijuana stores into new regulated market (Oregon Live)


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Friday, August 26, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, August 26, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Weedmaps- a Yelp for pot- is riddled with suspicious reviews (LA Times)

// Oregon Cannabis Convictions Expunged Free of Charge in Portland on August 27th (Marijuana Politics)

// Jack Splitt, teen who inspired medical pot law, has died (The Cannabist) | Click here to contribute to a GoFundMe campaign in support of Jack’s family.


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// Opponents of marijuana legalization initiative take their case to the Arizona Supreme Court (ABC 15 Arizona)

// Supporters of medical marijuana state question criticize AG Scott Pruitt’s rewrite of ballot title (Tulsa World)

// Gov. Hutchinson says legalizing marijuana would be ‘drain on state’s resources’ (THV 11 CBS)

// Nevada AG Laxalt, law enforcement announce opposition to legalizing recreational marijuana (My News 4 NBC)

// Jerry Jones: Ezekiel Elliott’s pot dispensary visit ‘just not good’ (ABC News)

// Open to marijuana legalization, Sen. Elizabeth Warren says substance should be safely regulated in Massachusetts (Mass Live)

// Maine Governor Smoked Marijuana, But Opposes Legalization (Marijuana.com)


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Thursday, August 4, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Consultant Jonathan Hunt checks marijuana seedlings on the Flandreau Santee Sioux Reservation

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Thursday, August 4, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// South Dakota charges 2 men trying to help launch pot resort (Montana Standard)

// Obama shortens terms for 214 prisoners; 67 had life sentence (Sante Fe New Mexican)

// Capitol Hill Officials Demand to Know Why a Native American Teenager is Being Prosecuted for Cannabis (Willamette Week)


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// Scotts Miracle-Gro spends $136M on Dutch hydroponics business (Columbus Business Journal)

// Illinoisians spent $2.9 million on medical marijuana products in July (Chicago Tribune)

// Passamaquoddies drop idea to grow medical marijuana (Portland Press Herald)

// I am worried about my NFL family. I am ready to talk cannabis. I am Eugene Monroe. (Cannabist)

// Puyallup Tribe pursuing medical marijuana grow after signing deal with state (The News Tribune)

// New Applications Have Poured in for Arizona Medical-Pot Store Licenses (Phoenix New Times)

// Emblem Cannabis, Now Fully Licensed by Health Canada, to Begin Shipments by October 1st (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Monday, August 1, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Illinois State Capitol in Springfield

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Monday, August 1, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Illinois just decriminalized marijuana possession effective immediately (The Cannabist)

// AG: Calif. Doctor’s notes not valid at Nevada marijuana dispensaries (Las Vegas Sun)

// Alcohol Industry Tells Congress to Worry About Marijuana (Marijuana.com)


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// State releases hundreds of recalled pot batches after they tested pesticide-free (The Cannabist)

// Health Dept. reports significant enrollment in medical cannabis program for intractable pain (Minnesota Public Radio)

// Dangerous Haze: Banking Is Not Yet Going to Pot (American Banker)

// Marijuana Could Be Legalized In U.S. Territory (Marijuana.com)

// State says no to ‘New Mexico True’ pot (Santa Fe New Mexican)

// Maine ballot question campaigns bring in $1 million since June (Sun Journal)

// Medical marijuana caregivers face restrictions in Saco (Portland Press Herald)


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Friday, July 29, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, July 29, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Ten State Lawmakers Join Effort to Legalize Marijuana (Boston.com)

// Arkansas Extends Deadline for Medical Marijuana Signature Drive (Leafly)

// Aphria Raises $25mm the Largest Public Equity Cannabis Deal in Canada (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Bhang Chocolate Claims Court Records Show Mentor Capital Profited $4.5mm in Failed Merger (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Gavin Newsom Explains Why Lawmakers Shouldn’t Be Neutral On Marijuana Legalization (Huffington Post)

// Rogue pot shops flout Vancouvers medical marijuana bylaws and remain open (National Post)

// Separating Myth From Fact: Drug Policy Alliance Releases New Marijuana Facts Booklet (eNews Park Forest)

// Dispensary group announces support for marijuana legalization in Maine (Portland Press Herald)

// Supporters of Maine marijuana drive open Portland office (Portland Press Herald)

// Colorado Launches Survey to Find Out How You Use Cannabis (Westword)


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Tuesday, July 12, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, July 12, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Arizona Supreme Court rules marijuana smell valid for search warrants (The Cannabist)

// Medical Marijuana Fails To Make GOP Platform After Vigorous Debate (Huffington Post)

// LePage administration rejects bid to treat opiate addiction with marijuana (Bangor Daily News)


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// North Dakota medical pot backers submit signatures (Sioux City Journal)

// Hawaii law lets nurses certify medical marijuana patients (The Washington Times)

// Development of hemp as cash crop in Maine starts slowly (Portland Press Herald)

// Breaking News: Green Flower signs the world’s most prominent cannabis blogger to the team (Green Flower)

// Chart of the Week: Number of Concentrates Product Lines Ballooning in Washington State (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Prices for Montana medical marijuana cards drop from $75 to $5 (KBZK News 7 Montana)

// Anti-marijuana campaign files suit against legalization move (SF Gate)


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