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Monday, November 28, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

President-elect Donald Trump.

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Monday, November 28, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Doubles Down on His Lie ‘Millions Voted Illegally’ by Claiming ‘Serious Voter Fraud’ in 3 States He Lost (New Civil Rights Movement)

// Wary Of Trump, New Jersey Lawmakers Eying Pot Legalization (CBS Philly)

// Study Shows California Cannabis Wouldn’t Pass Oregon’s Strict Standards (Civilized Life)


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// Exclusive: Seattle Officials Crafting Bill to Legalize Cannabis Delivery in Washington (Leafly)

// Next on Denver’s cannabis to-do list: Home grows (Denverite)

// Ex-big pharma executive behind OxyContin sells medical marijuana (BBC)

// California town looking to cash in on growth in legal marijuana (CCTV America)

// Trailer Park Boys Land Gig As Marijuana Brand Ambassadors (Huffington Post)

// If you rent an apartment in Massachusetts, you may not be able to use marijuana at home (Mass Live)

// Colorado County Plans To Open The First National Marijuana Museum (Civilized Life)


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Tuesday, November 22, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Disgraced New Jersey governor Chris Christie.

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Tuesday, November 22, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// ‘Are you high right now?’ – Christie blasts marijuana tax revenue as ‘blood money’ (New Jersey 101.5)

// Feds Add Marijuana Warning to Gun Application (Marijuana.com)

// New Lab Rules are Killing Oregon’s Craft-Scale Companies (Leafly)


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// Chart: Sales projections for states that legalized cannabis on Election Day vs. 2016 industry estimates (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Why a tax break for California medical marijuana patients may be short-lived (The Califnorian)

// Changes To Medical Marijuana Taxes A Possibility, Says Governor (UALR Public Radio)

// Maine nears recounts on marijuana legalization, education tax measures (Portland Press Herald)

// Veterans’ reimbursement for medical marijuana to be ‘substantially’ reduced as bill soars (Vancouver Sun)

// Largest Dutch Political Party Wants to Overhaul Cannabis Laws (Leafly)

// Medical Cannabis Oil Legalized in the Cayman Islands (Marijuana Industry News)


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

A weathered warning sign.

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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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Tuesday, October 18, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Sheldon Adelson seated in a suit with a pointed finger in action.

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Tuesday, October 18, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Legalization backers blast Sheldon Adelson’s $1 million donation to a Massachusetts anti-pot group (Boston.com)

// Recreational marijuana sales top $160 million for first nine months of 2016 (The Register-Guard)

// Maine attorney general denies that her Question 1 criticism politically motivated (Bangor Daily News)


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// Discount Tire Boycott Movement Grows as Owner Donates $1M to Keep Marijuana a Felony (Phoenix New Times)

// Michigan could gain millions in tax revenue in legal marijuana market (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Chart: Top regions for medical marijuana sales in California (Marijuana Business Daily)

// NJ legislators get a whiff of Colorado’s pot industry: ‘We want to do it right.’ (Philly.com)

// Clinton Supports ‘Idea of’ Marijuana Decrim Leak Shows (Marijuana.com)

// Travel guru Rick Steves visits Maine to stump for legal marijuana (Portland Press Herald)

// Detroit marches on with closing pot dispensaries (Crain’s)


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Friday, September 16, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Jay Z narrates an animated video detailing why the War on Drugs is an Epic Fail.

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Friday, September 16, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Watch Jay Z’s powerful New York Times visual op-ed: ‘The war on drugs is an epic fail’ (Marijuana.com)

// Mexico president following California marijuana vote: state lawmaker (Yahoo.com)

// Marijuana initiative wording complicates DUI prosecutions (CBS 5 Arizona)


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// After PTSD medical marijuana bill signed into law, Gusciora seeks decriminalization (The Trentonian)

// Merle Haggard Joins the Marijuana Business From Beyond the Grave (Westword)

// Washington State Agencies to Test Cannabis for Pesticides (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Marijuana industry advocates criticize slowness of regulation (Alaska Public Radio)

// Medical marijuana firms show interest in Mystic Monsanto site (The Day)

// Flandreau marijuana consultant throws shade on Twitter (Argus Leader)

// Report: ‘Contact high’ complaints end tours of Swarthmore dorm (Philly.com)


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

Three military style helicopters approach against a sunset lit sky.

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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, September 6, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Doh! A man smacks his head in frustration.

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Tuesday, September 6, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// NORML Member Tries To Kick Medical Marijuana Off Arkansas Ballot (Marijuana.com)

// NRA Silent On Medical Marijuana Patients’ Gun Rights (Marijuana.com)

// Veterans Affairs data gives detailed picture of veterans using medical marijuana (City News)


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// Are big Texas cities going easier on pot? (My Statesman)

// Cost of medical marijuana still high across WNY (WIVB 4)

// Melissa Etheridge developing cannabis collection (Belfast Telegraph)

// Pain patients are flooding into Minnesota’s medical marijuana program (Star Tribune)

// Thousands petition Christie for PTSD in N.J. medical marijuana program (Philly Voice)

// You’ll become a jailbird: Moment cheeky magpie flies onto a man’s porch to steal a cannabis joint (Daily Mail UK)

// Boulder’s BDS Analytics launches consumer research division for cannabis industry (Daily Camera)


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Thursday, September 1, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A handgun is gripped and being fired at a gun club range

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Thursday, September 1, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// US court upholds ban on gun sales to marijuana card holders (AP- The Big Story)

// Arizona will definitely be voting on marijuana legalization in November (The Cannabist)

// Terra Tech Rescinds Reverse-Split Proposal (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Montana dispensaries close under strict new rules (The Cannabist)

// Proposed Rules Would Permit Ohio Lawyers to Help MMJ Firms (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis Social Clubs Are Illegal, Alaska AG Says (Leafly)

// Alaska banks, credit unions won’t follow Lower 48 counterparts into bud business (Alaska Journal of Commerce)

// New medical-marijuana products OKd in N.J. (Philly.com)

// Obama commutes sentences of 111 inmates, setting record for a single month (Washington Post)

// Hillsborough deputy fatally shoots unarmed man while serving warrant at Clair-Mel home (Tampa Bay Times)


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Tuesday, August 2, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

ISIS fighters drive around waving flags

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Tuesday, August 2, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// ISIS Says Legalizing Marijuana Is ‘Deviance’ (Marijuana.com)

// Bill allowing medical marijuana for PTSD victims heads to Christie’s desk (Shore News Today)

// Holyoke’s Alex Morse becomes 1st Massachusetts mayor to support marijuana legalization ballot question (Mass Live)


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// Medical marijuana advocate dies of cancer while on trial (The Japan Times)

// Colorado cop talks legal weed at police conference in Indianapolis (RTV ABC 6 News)

// Former Giant Leonard Marshall prepares to bring own marijuana-based product to market when legal (NY Daily News)

// Schulte uprooted from Marijuana Control Board (Alaska Journal of Commerce)

// Marijuana aids Sonoma County Alzheimer’s patients (The Press Democrat)

// Kennedy group puts $2 million into fight against pot-legalization measures (LA Times)

// MS patient’s war for weed wins Croatia a legal high (Malay Mail Online)


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Friday, July 15, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The U.S. Treasury Building in Washington DC.

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Friday, July 15, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Illinois Bank Facing Fed, State Heat Tied to MJ Clients (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Washington Wants You to Stop Paying Cannabis Taxes in Cash. Good Luck With That. (Leafly)

// Marijuana Scandal: The Next President Hasn’t Used It (Marijuana.com)


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// Three Santa Ana police officers caught on marijuana-dispensary video no longer on force (Orange County Register)

// A Big LEAP In Support For California’s Recreational Pot Legalization Initiative (OC Weekly)

// Win for Weedman: He can argue ‘cannabis temple’ deserves religious freedom (New Jersey 101.5)

// Portland signs off on marijuana festival featuring free samples (Oregon Live)

// Marijuana dollars are having a huge impact on the civic soul of Edgewater (Denver Post)

// Ricky Williams Takes the High Road (Sports Illustrated)

// Medical pot measure would cost $8.7 million, North Dakota agency says; supporter calls that ‘fearmongering’ (Grand Forks Herald)


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