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Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// DOJ Admits It Isn’t Legal To Keep Prosecuting Washington State Medical Marijuana Users (Huffington Post)

// MassRoots in turmoil after CEO ouster; CannaRegs scuttles planned $12M merger (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Crowdfunding Site Cancels Aid to California Wildfire Victims- Because Cannabis (Leafly)


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// Medical marijuana businesses could need up to $500k to start up in Michigan (MLive)

// Share Supply Sinks Canadian Cannabis Companies (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Hawaii approves second lab for medical marijuana testing (Pacific Business News)

// Medical Marijuana Grower Gets Green Light in Pennsylvania (U.S. News & World Report (AP))

// Legalize Maine says Legislature’s rewrite of pot law ‘not ready for prime time’ (Portland Press Herald)

// Report: Cannabis industry capital raises reach $1.8B in 2017 (Marijuana Business Daily)

// ‘Everywhere I go, all I smell is pot now,’ Boston Police Commissioner William Evans says (Mass Live)


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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// The Drug Industry’s Triumph Over the DEA (Washington Post)

// MassRoots Board Removes CEO Isaac Dietrich (Forbes)

// Black Adults Are 7 Times More Likely to Be Arrested for Pot Than White Adults in Philadelphia Suburbs (NBC Philadelphia)


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// Legal marijuana is saving lives in Colorado, study finds (Washington Post)

// Three finalists named for cannabis commission director (Boston Globe)

// Board aims for early 2018 to issue marijuana cultivation licenses (THV 11)

// TSX Threatens to Delist Canadian Companies with U.S. Cannabis Operations (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Chart: 42% of marijuana business owners plan to expand into new markets (Marijuana Business Daily)

// New Hampshire Marijuana Study Commission To Hold First Meeting (Marijuana Moment)

// Rebuked, ex-Wolf adviser suspends sale of marijuana company (The Inquirer)


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Monday, August 28, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, August 28, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Desperate MassRoots Overpays for CannaRegs (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Denver Post launches series examining effects of marijuana legalization in Colorado (Denver Post)

// White House anti-drug office asks Mass. for medical marijuana data (Boston Globe)


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// Canada’s Cronos secures $32M for big indoor marijuana facility (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Big-name investors pour millions into marijuana – both medicinal and not (Stat)

// Safe Harbor gives mother access to medical marijuana for sick child until Pa.’s program gets up and running (Penn Live)

// Baltimore readies for 11 medical marijuana businesses to open (Baltimore Sun)

// New Think Tank Report Details How Far Cannabis in America Has Come Over the Past Few Decades (Merry Jane)

// ‘Disjointed’, ‘Bojack Horseman’ Get Their Own Branded Weed for Netflix Pop-Up (Variety)

// Reno businesses cash in on Burning Man (My News 4)


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Thursday, August 24, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, August 24, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Lawmakers Tell Sessions To Stop Blocking Marijuana Research (MassRoots)

// First member of state pot commission didn’t support legalization (Boston Globe)

// What happened to Women Grow? Rapid growth strategic changes contributed to contraction (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// MassRoots to Acquire CannaRegs for $12 Million in Stock (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Will legal pot be a chance for minority business owners? (Boston Globe)

// When you write legislation really quickly sometimes you accidentally cut funding for buses and museums (Denverite)

// Smoke this: John Morgan adds plaintiffs to marijuana lawsuit (Florida Politics)

// Marijuana Industry More Stable Than Journalism Says Reporter Jumping Ship (Westword)

// Why weed could cut into liquor sales across Nevada (Las Vegas Sun)

// New York Announces Major Changes to Medical Cannabis Program (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Thursday, July 27, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Student actors play a scene from the play Reefer Madness, with one young actor with marijuana joint to lip being offered an array of lights from friends.

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Thursday, July 27, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Congressional Committee Slams Marijuana’s Schedule I Status (MassRoots)

// Court rejects challenge to medical marijuana registration (Las Vegas Sun)

// Come January, California will have too much pot (Ventura County Star)


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// L.A. Could Ban the Production of Dabs (LA Weekly)

// Cannabis social media platform MassRoots raises $1.2 million (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana companies could soon face major upheaval at federal level (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Getting records from Massachusetts State Police continues to be a challenge – even after you pay for them (MuckRock News)

// How Pa. doctors will handle medical marijuana (Philly.com)

// Medicine Man Technologies Closes Denver Consulting Group Acquisition (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Maine Governor Wants Recreational Marijuana Legalization Repealed (Merry Jane)


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Friday, July 7, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, July 7, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Gov. Charlie Baker on Massachusetts budget: ‘They need to get something to our desk’ (MassLive)

// MassRoots Denies Knowing About Stock Promotion Scheme (Forbes)

// Hogan revamps the state’s troubled medical marijuana regulating agency (Washington Post)


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// Colorado’s Low Unemployment Legal Pot Push Employers To Reconsider Drug Tests (Colorado Public Radio)

// Pa.’s medical cannabis law legalized only the priciest treatments (Philly.com)

// Legalized It: Nevada’s First Night With Recreational Weed (Rolling Stone)

// Some Alaska marijuana shops’ Facebook pages are being shut down (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Colorado awards first cannabis transporter licenses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Oregon House Bill 2198 Heads to Governor Brown (Weed News)

// Keyshawn Johnson overreacts in big way to son caught with pot (New York Post)


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Friday, May 26, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, May 26, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Judge temporarily halts Maryland medical marijuana industry (Baltimore Sun)

// IRS trawling state-run pot database to block Colorado marijuana companies from claiming tax deductions (Denver Post)

// Cannabis social media site MassRoots needs $5M to stay afloat (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// GW to file cannabis drug as journal confirms epilepsy success (Reuters)

// Lawmakers give initial approval to marijuana regulatory bill (Central Maine)

// Health officials outline their plan for writing medical marijuana rules (Tampa Bay Times)

// France Intends to Decriminalize Pot by September (Marijuana.com)

// Marijuana Employment Seeing Rapid Growth in Oregon (Marijuana Industry News)

// Maui Cannabis Dispensary One Step Closer to Service (Maui Now)

// Americans Spent $1B More On Cannabis Than Viagra and Cialis in 2016 (Marijuana.com)


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Monday, October 24, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, October 24, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Oregon Health Authority Finds High Pesticide Levels in Batches of “Dr. Jack” and “Marion Berry” Cannabis (Willamette Week)

// Feds Drop Case Against California Marijuana Dispensary (Marijuana.com)

// MassRoots Completes $5.0 Million Equity Financing (Marijuana Industry News)


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// State Marijuana Votes Could End Federal Prohibition in 2017 (Marijuana.com)

// Canadian Medical Cannabis Patient Enrollment Triples (New Cannabis Ventures)

// NJ lawmakers see no problems with legalized pot (Philly.com)

// Even without marijuana for sale, Anchorage’s first retail pot shop opens its doors (KTUU 2 NBC)

// Report: Arkansas’ costs to legalize MMJ could outweigh tax revenue (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Analysis: More Than 4,500 TV Ads for 4 Maine Referendums (Maine Public)

// Massachusetts Couple File Lawsuit Against State Police for Return of Seized Cannabis Plants (Merry Jane)


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Wednesday, October 19, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// After wife pleads guilty to charge, Utah Gov. hopeful pushes for medical pot (CBS News)

// Question 4 legalizing marijuana in Massachusetts has 15-point lead among likely voters, WBUR poll says (Mass Live)

// Prop 205 latest: New poll shows AZ stance on pot initiative (AZ Family )


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// GW Pharma to Drop Dual Listing and Trade Only on NASDAQ (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Aphria Invests $250K into MassRoots and Establishes Referral Program (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Anchorage elementary school apologizes after anti-marijuana message goes out to parents (Alaska Dispatch News)

// LSU seeks $11.3M for medical marijuana grow site (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis Reform is Spreading Across The Caribbean (Marijuana.com)

// Cannabis Opponents in Massachusetts Launch Ludicrous Ad to Combat “Question 4” (Merry Jane)

// Watch Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg Get Down in the Trailer for Their New Cooking Show (Grub Street)


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Monday, October 10, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, October 10, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// The DEA spent $73,000 to eradicate marijuana plants in Utah. It didn’t find any. (Washington Post)

// Why we ignore thousands of killings in the Philippines: The victims were drug users (Washington Post)

// Marijuana tech firm MassRoots clears debt defaults, continues cost-cutting (The Cannabist)


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// Mormon Leaders Worried About Marijuana, Leaked Video Shows (Marijuana.com)

// Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan appoints new marijuana regulator (Washington Post)

// With little money or oversight, untrained volunteers set up Maryland’s medical marijuana industry (Baltimore Sun)

// Top foe of medical pot in Ohio gets 2 advisory board slots (WHIO News)

// Goldman Sachs Suggests Potential GW Pharma Acquisition Price of $349 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// The unexpected hurdles Anchorage marijuana businesses face: Parking and gardening (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Massachusetts State Court Rejects Medical Marijuana Suit (National Law Review)


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