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Thursday, August 30, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Donald Trump brays like a mule in a close-up photo while speaking on stage.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, August 30, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Inside The Trump Administration’s Secret War On Weed (Buzz Feed)

// Valued at $4.8 billion, cannabis firm Tilray posts $10 million in sales (Financial Post)

// MedMen Recruits former Los Angeles Mayor to Board (Marijuana.com)


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// New Jersey AG Gurbir Grewal urges more ‘discretion’ in pot possession cases (Trentonian)

// Marijuana convictions go up in smoke with new Delaware record-expungement law (Courier Express)

// New Zealand grants first medical cannabis business license (Marijuana Business Daily)

// California and Feds Agree: No Pot Grows on Public Lands (Courthouse News)

// Human Trafficking in Humboldt Still Hides Among the Cannabis Farms (Herb)

// Connecticut adds eight conditions to medical marijuana treatment list (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis consultant Deepak Anand rips claim by weed-beverage startup about exporting its beer to Europe (Georgia Straight)


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Thursday, December 21, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A few racks of trays full with sealed test tubes to be tested sit on a laboratory counter next to a couple of pipettes.

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Thursday, December 21, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// State marijuana testing inaccurate, board warns (Juneau Empire)

// This $20 Million Startup Was on the Road to Riches. Then Its Leader Started Talking to God (Inc.)

// All 20 C.O. marijuana shops pass OLCC decoy ‘sting’ (KTVZ News Channel 21)


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// Marijuana Doomsday Didn’t Come (U.S. News & World Report)

// Nevada recreational marijuana sales soar to nearly $38M in October (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Rhode Island Officials: Many Medical Cannabis Cultivators Will Fail (Leafly (AP))

// Ohio Names 104 Cannabis Processing Applicants (New Cannabis Ventures)

// No help for hemp in Washington budget proposal (Capital Press)

// New Zealand Unveils Its Medical Cannabis Plans (Marijuana.com)

// MassRoots facing eviction from its Denver headquarters (Cannabist)


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Thursday, October 26, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A disembodied hand holds a special episode of Newsweek with an American flag pot leaf and the text 'Weed Nation'.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, October 26, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Poll: Legal Marijuana Support At Record High In U.S. (Forbes)

// Incoming New Zealand Government Wants Medical Pot Within 100 Days (Marijuana.com)

// State eyes flight rule to ship marijuana to islands (Boston Globe)


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// Jamaica Grants First Two Licenses to Medical Cannabis Providers (Merry Jane)

// New study commission on legalizing marijuana in RI meets for first time (WPRI)

// Report: Quebec government to set up 20-40 rec marijuana stores (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Md. pot businesses cleared, win licenses after investigation into possible conflicts (Washington Post)

// Are Extracts Illegal in Arizona? Not So Fast (Leafly)

// Ex-NBA commissioner David Stern says marijuana should no longer be banned (Guardian)

// Just a reminder that literally no one will hand out weed candy in Orlando this Halloween (Orlando Weekly)


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Friday, October 20, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Maine governor and white suprmacist Paul LePage.

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Friday, October 20, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Days before vote on marijuana law, bill from LePage calls for delaying sales until 2019 (Portland Press Herald)

// New Zealand Voters Get Chance To Legalize Marijuana By 2020 (Marijuana Moment)

// Airport screeners relaxing handling of passengers with medical marijuana (National Post)


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// Nation’s top cops prosecutors urge Trump not to roll back successful crime policies (Washington Post)

// Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission taps Shawn Collins as executive director of new state marijuana agency (Mass Live)

// Rifle PD gets new drug pups – who will be trained to ignore marijuana (Post Independent)

// Patient says her medical marijuana was confiscated at Maine Med (WLBZ 2 NBC)

// Umpqua Bank to close local company’s account for confusion over hemp (Northern Light)

// New Brunswick issues call for 15 cannabis retail spaces (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ohio to Accept Cannabis Processor License Applications in December (News Cannabis Ventures)


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Monday, June 5, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A rainbow kisses a HSBC bank building overlooking the waterfront in Auckland, New Zealand.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, June 5, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New Zealand Will Allow Doctors to Prescribe CBD Oil (Merry Jane)

// More than 15,000 people charged with pot possession since Trudeau elected in 2015 (National Post)

// NFLPA looks to involve players’ families in push for marijuana policy change. But major obstacles remain. (The Denver Post)


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// Montana preparing to collect 1st medical marijuana tax (Billings Gazette)

// HelloMD raises $1M to connect customers with medical cannabis via telemedicine (Mobi Health News)

// Medical Marijuana Program Set to Start July 1 in Iowa (KDLT News NBC)

// Legislative session enters final month with budget unresolved (Delaware State News)

// Vetoed pot bills are dead as Senate moves not to vote again on them (Las Vegas Sun)

// California’s ‘Green Rush’ Takes Hmong Back to Their Opium-Growing Roots (The New York Times)

// OSP Cited Man for Having Too Much Marijuana During Cave Junction Traffic Stop (KAJO News)


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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Former Oklahoma governor Scott Pruitt, current administrator of the EPA and noted enemy of the environment, sits up onstage at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) Conference.

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Medical marijuana one step closer to Oklahoma ballot (The Oklahoman)

// Trump Taps Christie to Lead New Charge Against Opioid Epidemic (Marijuana.com)

// Speakers at hearing back bill to make medical marijuana users eligible for organ transplants (Portland Press Herald)


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// Border Crossings: The Hidden Cannabis Crackdown- Part 1, Legal Cannabis Is a Deportable Offense (Leafly)

// Senate Bill Would Allow Medical Marijuana Users To Own Guns (KTVN 2 News)

// Utah governor signs medical marijuana research bill (KUTV 2 News CBS)

// Colorado protects marijuana use while patients await trial (ABC 7 Denver)

// Poll Shows ‘Large Majorities’ of Illinois Voters Support Legalizing Marijuana (Illinois Policy)

// Chart: 8 new marijuana markets slated to launch in 2018 (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Richard Branson Says New Zealand Farmers Should Grow Marijuana (Baller Status)


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Thursday, February 16, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, February 16, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Leafly Investigation: California Has a Dirty Cannabis Problem (Leafly)

// Nevada marijuana official wants same treatment for medical, recreational products (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Tilray to export medical cannabis to New Zealand (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// House Bill Examines Racist Drug War (MassRoots)

// Hemp for cows? Colorado approves hemp-animal feed study (Aurora Sentinel)

// Colorado infused products licenses skyrocket as MJ companies diversify (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Scott: Pot bill must cover drivers (Rutland Herald)

// Peninsula cannabis entrepreneurs estimate $5.3M contribution to economy (Peninsula Clarion)

// AZ Cannabis Legalization Initiative To be Filed Thursday Feb 16 2017 (Safer Arizona)

// The Nearest Dispensaries to the Airports in Legal States (Leafly)


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Wednesday, July 20, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A dinosaur ranges over Arizona.

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Judge to hear challenge of Ariz. pot legalization initiative (Yuma Sun)

// State calls on top doctors for input on medical marijuana program (Fox 43 News Pennsylvania)

// Insecticide Maker Sued Over Cannabis (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Major Infused Products Co. Bhang Loses Arbitration Battle (Marijuana Business Daily)

// How Much Marijuana Is In A joint? Amid Legalization, New Research Debunks Estimates Of Cannabis Cigarettes (International Business Times)

// Why New Hampshire’s Medical Marijuana Law Shuts Out People With Chronic Pain (NH Public Radio)

// Marijuana proposal’s backers raise $16,401 (Arkansas Online)

// Four doctors suspended over medical pot plant counts (The Cannabist)

// Government could make $150 million annually from taxing cannabis (Stuff New Zealand)

// Homeless Veteran advocating for medical marijuana has already walked more than 2,000 miles (WDAY 6 ABC News North Dakota)


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