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Thursday, July 7, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, July 7, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// The Massachusetts Supreme Court Just OK’d a Legalization Measure – And Improved Its Chances (Leafly)

// After Medical Marijuana Legalized, Medicare Prescriptions Drop For Many Drugs (Maine Public Broadcasting)

// Google Preparing to Work With the Cannabis Industry? (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Executive Director Allen St. Pierre Resigns From NORML (Marijuana Politics)

// Cannabis Capitalist: Scotts Miracle-Gro CEO Bets Big On Pot Growers (Forbes)

// Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board Warns Against Misuse of Patient Data (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Big Marijuana’ doesn’t exist, says spokesman for Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol in Mass. (Mass Live)

// Kentucky: Industrial Hemp has Growing Market Potential (The Daily Chronic)

// Small businesses prepare for Ohio medical marijuana market months before regulations announced (Cleveland.com)

// Sheriff’s deputies shut down unlicensed marijuana dispensary (The News Tribune)


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Tuesday, July 5, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Women Grow's new CEO Leah Heise

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Maryland Attorney Leah Heise Named CEO of Women Grow (Leafly)

// Justice Department Blocks Release of Anti-Marijuana Talking Points (Marijuana.com)

// As Arkansas petitions flow in, 50 pore over names (Arkansas Online)


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// AUMA Legalization Measure on November Ballot as Prop. 64 (California NORML)

// Marijuana Compound Removes Alzheimer’s-Related Protein From Nerve Cells (Huffington Post)

// Marijuana dispensaries delayed (The Garden Island)

// Medical Marijuana Database Operational (Marijuana Industry News)

// Second Louisiana University Opts In to Grow Medical Cannabis (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Buying medical marijuana on Groupon? (NBC 2 News Florida)

// Santa Cruz County: Seabreeze Tavern loses liquor license, plans to serve marijuana-based drinks (The Mercury News)


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Friday, July 1, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Boxes of petitions await submission in Arizona

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, July 1, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Arizona marijuana supporters turn in nearly 260,000 signatures for ballot measure (3TV News Arizona)

// Oregon’s Senator Helped Deliver a $70,000 Marijuana Tax Payment (Time)

// Hours to deadline, state’s database for medical marijuana users is not ready (The Seattle Times)


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// Rauner signs bill extending medical marijuana program (CT Post)

// Hundreds of medical marijuana shops to shut down with new state rule kicking in Friday (Q13 Fox News Washington)

// More Minnesota medical marijuana clinics means less driving for patients (The Cannabist (AP))

// Marijuana task force to be led by former deputy PM Anne McLellan (CBC News Canada)

// Congressman: Vote against pot banking? Get a tattoo of slain security guard’s name (The Cannabist)

// Colorado Health Department offering grants for marijuana research (Denver Post)

// Industry fights effort to limit pot potency in Colorado (The Cannabist)


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Thursday, June 30, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Jake Plummer of the Denver Broncos

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Thursday, June 30, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Hooked: Jake Plummer opens up about the NFL’s drug problem, offers a solution (BSN Denver)

// Jamaica proposes marijuana dispensers for tourists at airports following legalisation (Independent)

// Exclusive Florida Decides Poll: Voters likely to OK medical marijuana (Bay News 9 Florida)


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// Mary’s Medicinals Announces Sale of Millionth Transdermal Cannabis Patch (PR Newswire)

// Study: Marijuana legalization would generate $82M in taxes for Arizona (Tucson.com)

// Campaign to legalize marijuana to turn in more than 200000 signatures (AZ Central)

// New Mexico’s medical marijuana program gets new location (Sante Fe New Mexican)

// Toronto Defers Promised Dispensary Debates (Marijuana.com)

// Marijuana Drinks Not Causing a Buzz (Forbes)

// Sales of recreational marijuana edibles concentrates higher than anticipated (KPIC 4 News Oregon)


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Wednesday, June 29, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// It’s Official- California Will Vote on Legalizing Marijuana in November (Alternet)

// Lawmakers Push to Restore Medical Marijuana Language to VA Bill (Military.com)

// Medical marijuana patients warned of possible delays in getting their pot starting Friday (Q13 Fox Washington)


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// Judge orders Illinois to authorize medical marijuana for PTSD (Chicago Tribune)

// Canopy Growth Canada’s Largest Publicly Traded Weed Grower Expands To Brazil (Huffington Post)

// Colombia Turns to Marijuana as Rural Jobs Tool (Wall Street Journal)

// LA County extends ban on growing medical marijuana in unincorporated areas (Los Angeles Daily News)

// Twelve medical marijuana dispensaries suing state (KIRO 7 News Washington)

// Dispensaries Make More Money Per Square Foot Than Whole Foods (Leafly)

// Legal weed firm snatches up 40000 square feet of NE Portland industrial space (Portland Business Journal)


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Tuesday, June 28, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

US Supreme Court

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// U.S. Supreme Court rejects appeal over medical marijuana in Montana (Billings Gazette)

// Maine marijuana question first on November ballot (WGME 13 Maine)

// Chart of the Week: Monthly Recreational Marijuana Sales in U.S. Averaging $124M (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Karygiannis says pot shop raids were a waste of money (CP 24 Toronto)

// Marijuana-Based Drug Helps Kids With Rare Forms Of Epilepsy In Studies (Forbes)

// Illinois medical marijuana director resigns after 1 year (Chicago Tribune)

// Surveillance pictures show men wanted for killing of security guard at Aurora dispensary (Denver 7 ABC News)

// D.C. Department Of Health Recommends Taxing And Regulating Weed (Dcist)

// Moon Denver First to Add Marijuana Tips to Mainstream Travel Guide (Westword)

// YiLoLife Inc. Pledges $200,000 to Committee Backing Arizona’s Proposed Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act (Digital Journal)


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Monday, June 27, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, June 27, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Growing medical marijuana could mean big business in Maryland. Here’s who wants in. (The Washington Post)

// Looming Canada Post work stoppage has medical marijuana producers scrambling (CBC News)

// Ex-Tour de France winner to open cannabis business, plans to go back to the Tour this July (Business Insider)


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// ACLU cites enforcement disparities in endorsing legalized marijuana (The Herald News)

// Why SSDP is endorsing AUMA (SSDP)

// Ex-lawman: Shouldn’t have to give up gun for medical marijuana (Albuquerque Journal)

// High Maintenance Teaser: The Hit Web Series Comes to HBO (Slash Films)

// LSU, Southern boards authorize medical marijuana production (The Times-Picayune)

// State attorneys oppose delay of medical marijuana restrictions (The Missoulian)

// The Largest Cannabis Golf Tournament In The Northwest Hits The Green This Summer In Oregon (The Weed Blog)


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Friday, June 24, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, June 24, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Congress Blocks Medical Marijuana for Military Veterans (Marijuana.com)

// Starbuds loses license for Denver marijuana grow in first decision of its kind (The Denver Post)

// Four more marijuana dispensaries raided by Toronto police (The Hamilton Spectator)


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// Titans LB Derrick Morgan joins campaign to change NFL’s marijuana policy (NY Daily News)

// Elizabeth Warren joins fellow senators in asking feds for update on marijuana classification (Mass Live)

// Maine secretary of state revises wording of all five November ballot questions (Bangor Daily News)

// Medical pot changes mean some minors can legally buy weed (King 5 News Washington)

// Marijuana Businessman Denied Life Insurance (U.S. News & World Report)

// Cuomo: Medical marijuana program is ‘a good law’ (Lohud)

// Lawsuit: State produced bogus marijuana test results (The Detroit News)


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Thursday, June 23, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

An old timey cash register shows $8 as the sale total

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, June 23, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// State collects about $15M in pot tax (Bend Bulletin)

// Pueblo County commissioners recognize 1st pot scholarship recipients (The Pueblo Chieftain)

// White House Defends D.C’s Ability to Set Its Own Marijuana Laws (Marijuana.com)


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// Contributions mount for PAC backing legalization of recreational marijuana (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Richmond lifts ban on commercial cannabis grows (East Bay Times)

// Ohio’s medical marijuana law looks out for minorities but is it unconstitutional? (The Cannabist)

// Cannabis labs seek to serve growers off the road system (Alaska Journal of Commerce)

// Arbitrator reinstates Lane County employee fired for medical marijuana use (The Register-Guard)

// Portland marijuana tax headed for November ballot (Portland Tribune)

// Find a Cannabis Expert through NCIA Knowledge-Sharing Network (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Wednesday, June 22, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trending: Snoop Dogg vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (City News)

// Sky High Cops Caught In Notorious Pot Store Video Plead Not Guilty (OC Weekly)

// DEA Responds to Claim That Agency Will Reclassify Cannabis on August 1 (The Stranger)


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// 1 in 3 Americans Would Use Medical Marijuana. Are You One Of Them? (Prevention.com)

// Portland Marijuana Tax Could Fund Expunging Prior Pot Convictions (KUOW 94.5 FM)

// Gavin Newsom: Do not take pot legalization for granted (The Sacramento Bee)

// Locked Out Over Marijuana, Gardeners Watch a Brooklyn Oasis Wither (New York Times)

// Backlog for New Mexico medical marijuana program worsens (Lexington Herald Leader)

// Hatch introduces bill to encourage medical marijuana research (Deseret News)

// How Space Technology Will Produce the Best Weed Ever (Vice Motherboard)


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