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Tuesday, August 8, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Jeff Sessions’ letter to Oregon gov cites ‘pervasive illicit cannabis cultivation’ (Cannabist)

// Inslee and Ferguson Defend Washington Marijuana Regulations in Reply to Sessions (Marijuana Industry News)

// Weed Scene Elated as City Appears to Embrace Pot Shop Permits (LA Weekly)


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// State Lawmakers’ Group Urges Feds to Deschedule Cannabis (Leafly)

// Want to influence Massachusetts weed industry decisions? Regs board now forming (Cannabist)

// DEA plans to reduce quota of government-grown marijuana for research in 2018 (Cannabist)

// Scott To Create ‘Blue Ribbon Commission’ To Study Marijuana Legalization Issues (Vermont Public Radio)

// Pot Report Sparks War of Words Between New York Mayor & Drug Policy Alliance (The Fix)

// Chart: Many operational marijuana businesses are seeking funding in 2017 (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Neil deGrasse Tyson Endorses Legalizing Marijuana (MassRoots)


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Tuesday, July 18, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Read the Massachusetts marijuana bill: Lawmakers release compromise rewriting of the state’s pot and medical marijuana laws (Mass Live)

// Jeff Sessions Ready to Ramp Up More Asset Forfeitures (Leafly)

// Marijuana ruling by Massachusetts high court ‘first case of its kind in the country’ (Mass Live)


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// Editorial: Smoking Marijuana While Black (New York Times)

// The Haymaker: How Prohibition Aided a Pennsylvania Murder Spree (Leafly)

// Maine Takes Advice From Colorado’s ‘Marijuana Czar’ (Weed Daily)

// Canadian Dollars Are Funding Global Cannabis Expansion (Marijuana.com)

// Texarkana board approves two medical marijuana regulations (KSLA News)

// San Francisco Office Of Cannabis To Regulate Recreational Marijuana Sales (CBS San Francisco)

// Congressmen Tell Marijuana Jokes (MassRoots)


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Wednesday, July 12, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks while holding a microphone and wearing a gray suit.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Cops busted 60,000 for pot in de Blasio’s first three years (New York Daily News)

// D.C. public weed use arrests nearly tripled last year (Washington Post (AP))

// Attorney General Jeff Sessions wants to bring back anti-drug program D.A.R.E. from the dead (New York Daily News)


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// Still No Deal on Pot Bill; Baker Suggests Time Running Short (U.S. News & World Report (AP))

// Merger creates one of Arizona’s biggest medical marijuana firms (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Governor Cuomo considers expansion of medical marijuana program for PTSD patients (WXXI AM News)

// Hemp-based CBD market continues its enormous growth (Marijuana Business Daily)

// North Dakota expects medical marijuana to be available in Spring 2018 (Cannabist)

// Anchorage Assembly resolution calls for regulations on allowing pot consumption in retail stores (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Senators to Vote On Medical Marijuana For Military Veterans (MassRoots)


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Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Praised Philippines President Duterte For Drug War That Has Killed 9,000 People (Huffington Post)

// In Reversal, Trump Funds Drug Czar’s Office (MassRoots)

// Judge backs 2 more marijuana licenses (News 4 Jax)


// Judge: Company Discriminated Against Medical Marijuana User (US News & World Report)

// Medical Marijuana Sales In Oregon Plummeting As Recreational Sales Increase (Oregon Public Broadcasting)

// California company plans to invest $100 million in cannabis sector (Marijuana Business Daily)

// John Morgan ‘prepared to invest $100M’ in medical marijuana (Miami Herald)

// New York City Subway Gets MMJ Ads (Ganjapreneur)

// The VC firm that made early bets on Uber and Snap is investing in a marijuana breathalyzer (Business Insider)

// Marijuana trial gets tense as defendant takes stand (Argus Leader)


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

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, April 27, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Colorado May Bar Cops From Helping With Marijuana Crackdown (US News & World Report)

// Canopy Growth Corp. to implement new pesticide-testing regime for cannabis (The Globe and Mail)

// Nevada pushes ahead with marijuana clubs (Las Vegas Review-Journal)


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// MJ Freeway Reports Cannabis Retail Sales for April 20 “4/20” Holiday Exceeded $45M (Yahoo Finance)

// Massachusetts House bans marijuana purchases with public assistance (Metro Boston)

// New York’s marijuana lobbying dollars top $2 million by applicants (Lohud)

// Marijuana decriminalized but still triggers gun felony (Delaware Online)

// PA gets hundreds of applications for medical cannabis licenses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// International org takes on creating safety and other standards for cannabis industry (The Cannabist)

// NYPD Says Call 911 To Report Marijuana Use (MassRoots)


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Wednesday, February 8, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A NYPD patrol car is caught in frozen motion as it drives on a busy New York City street set before a background of blurry pedestrians.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana arrests in city increased in 2016, with large racial disparities (Politico)

// No pesticide testing done for medical marijuana, Health Canada says (The Globe and Mail)

// Bay Area Medicinal Marijuana Tests Positive For Toxic Fungicide (CBS SF BayArea)


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// UC Davis Study Finds Mold, Bacterial Contaminants in Medical Marijuana Samples (Marijuana Industry News)

// Utah House passes medical marijuana research bill (KUTV 2 CBS)

// Florida begins rulemaking workshops on medical cannabis (First Coast News ABC)

// Legal Marijuana In CT Would Bring $30M In First Full Year Under Mass. Model (Hartford Courant)

// Lawmakers aim to lower THC, add autism for medical marijuana (The Kansas City Star)

// Survey of Tennessee Conservatives Finds Support for Medical Marijuana (Memphis Daily News)

// UK Authorities Disassemble Marijuana Grow Op Found At Legoland (Huffington Post)


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Thursday, January 12, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, January 12, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana backers vow to fight new bid to delay retail pot sales in Maine (Portland Press Herald)

// Ark. lawmakers endorse delay on medical marijuana launch (THV 11 CBS)

// Colorado marijuana sales top $106 million in November (Cannabist)


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// Lawmakers consider reducing home-grown pot allowance (Metro)

// Rhode Island lawmakers push to legalize marijuana, following Massachusetts (CNBC)

// Bill proposed to make selling marijuana legal in DC (Fox 5 DC)

// Governor supports $900K loan to start marijuana program (Reno Gazette-Journal)

// Medical Cannabis Home Delivery Coming to New York City (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Gov. Brown’s budget includes $52.2 million for marijuana regulation under new system (LA Times)

// Survey: Majority of Police Think Marijuana Laws Need to Be Relaxed (Marijuana Industry News)


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Monday, October 3, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, October 3, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Recreational Marijuana Shops Licensed In Oregon, Now Set To Open (Oregon Public Broadcasting)

// New Mexico Weighs Legal Marijuana in Special Session (Marijuana.com)

// Raid! National Guard, State Police descend on 81-year-old’s property to seize single pot plant (Daily Hampshire Gazette)


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// Cop Spends 2 Months Working Undercover At Burger King, Nets 5 Grams Of Weed (Huffington Post)

// Pete Davidson: ‘I wouldn’t be able to perform on SNL if I couldn’t smoke weed! (High Times)

// State senator spends $100K for ‘No on 2’ ad (NBC 2 News)

// Pro-medical marijuana group gets $1 million boost (Orlando Weekly)

// Marijuana centre opens for veterans suffering PTSD (Edmonton Journal)

// ‘Yes on 4’ to launch first TV ad on marijuana legalization (Boston Globe)

// AG: Former state rep sold marijuana to other lawmakers (WMUR 9 ABC)


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Thursday, September 29, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, September 29, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Chelsea Clinton ‘misspoke’ on marijuana risks, spokeswoman says (Washington Post)

// Virginia Gov Supports Medical Marijuana But Isn’t Hopeful (Marijuana.com)

// ‘It’s a disaster’: Oregon marijuana businesses push back against Oct. 1 regulation changes (The Cannabist)


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// Berkeley’s Amoeba Music granted license to sell marijuana (Fact Mag)

// WBZ-UMass Poll: Voters Favor Legal Recreational Marijuana, But Have Reservations (CBS Boston)

// Arizona DES director sends anti-marijuana email to employees (AZ Central)

// 2 arrested in MCSO investigation of marijuana operation (AZ Central)

// Feds launch major raid on illegal marijuana operations in southeast Colorado (The Cannabist)

// SafeMontana files complaint against medical marijuana initiative campaign (KTVA 2 News)

// Conor McGregor Spent Last Night Smoking Joints In New York City (UpRoxx)


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Wednesday, August 31, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// In Expansion, New York’s Medical Marijuana Program Will Offer Home Delivery (New York Times)

// Marijuana advocates claim misstatements of fact for ballot measure (Arizona Capitol Times)

// Oregon has named its first licensed recreational cannabis labs, marijuana processors (Portland Business Journal)


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// Supreme Pharma Raises Another $10mm for Cannabis Greenhouse Expansion (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Cowboys rookie running back responds to marijuana dispensary visit controversy (Fox 29 San Antonio)

// Weed Can Save NBA Careers… ‘I’d Still Be Playing’ (TMZ)

// Rapper The Game buys stake in Santa Ana marijuana dispensary (OC Register)

// The onslaught of crappy weed sitcoms begins with MTV’s ‘Mary + Jane’ (The Cannabist)

// Pot businesses are now headhunting employees who specifically have experience in Colorado weed (The Cannabist)

// Marijuana Entrepreneurs Pitch Hundreds of Private Investors In NYC Sep 12-13 (Marijuana Industry News)


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