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Tuesday, February 4, 2020 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Nearly $40 Million Of Marijuana Sold During Illinois’s First Month Of Legal Sales (Marijuana Moment)

// Colorado Officials Unveil ‘Roadmap’ To Increase Marijuana Banking Access (Marijuana Moment)

// Andrew Yang Makes Case For Legal Marijuana And Mass Drug Pardons As His Kids Play On Stage (Marijuana Moment)


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// Oregon wholesale marijuana flower prices rise after growers exit market, some pivot to hemp (Marijuana Business Daily)

// ‘Everybody’s friendly, everybody’s high’: Marijuana tour buses begin rolling in Chicago with a stop at a private bring-your-own smoking lounge (Chicago Tribune)

// A Certified Organic Labeling Program Is Coming To Cannabis In 2020 (Forbes)

// Whoopi & Maya Cannabis Company Ceases Operations (Celeb Stoner)

// How a cannabis unicorn lost 87% of its market value in six months (Market Watch)

// LP farm sales to improve access, not prices for Ontario consumers (Leafly)

// Cannabis producers asked to stop shipping to Campobello Island by Canada Post (Globe and Mail (Canadian Press))


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Monday, September 24, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, September 24, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Shoppers Drug Mart gets medical pot license from Health Canada (Alaska Highway News (Canadian Press))

// O’Rourke And Cruz Clash On Marijuana And Drugs At Senate Debate (Marijuana Moment)

// New Jersey Sheriff Resigns Over Racist Remarks (Daily Beast)


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// DC officials scaling back punishment for smoking pot in public (Fox 5 DC)

// Judge rules Santa Rosa girl taking medical cannabis for seizures can attend public school (Press Democrat)

// OLCC pulls Bend marijuana producer’s license (KTVZ News Channel 21)

// Former Eugene pot lab owner tied to white nationalists sued by employees (Oregon Live)

// Michigan plans online medical marijuana registration (WXYZ 7 ABC)

// Some outdoor marijuana growers finding success using all-natural ‘closed-loop’ approach (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana use is now as common among baby boomers as it is among teens federal data shows (Washington Post)


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Monday, September 25, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, September 25, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Tainted: Can California solve pot’s pesticide problem? (Cannifornian)

// Sheriff Nelson talks drugs, immigration with Attorney General Jeff Sessions (The Daily News)

// Maine’s marijuana social clubs likely to be no-smoking venues (Portland Press Herald)


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// 86% of California Cannabis Clones Contaminated According to Steep Hill (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Ontario slams door on dispensaries but marijuana lounges see glimmer of hope (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Las Vegas pot testing lab gets license suspended by state (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Aphria Insiders Cash Out $7.245 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Southern University chooses contractor to grow medical marijuana (NOLA)

// More workers in South Carolina are failing drug tests deepening the state’s labor shortage (Post & Courier)

// Colorado Dominates Top 150 Ancillary Cannabis Companies (Westword)


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Thursday, June 8, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, June 8, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Rick Scott expands special session call to include medical marijuana (Florida Politics)

// 10th Circuit: Neighbors may file federal RICO lawsuit against state-licensed marijuana growing operation (Washington Post)

// More Banks Open Marijuana Accounts Under Trump (MassRoots)


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// Jeff Brandes files amendment to medical marijuana in Senate (Florida Politics)

// Women hold 5% of board seats in publicly listed Canadian MJ firms (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Weed Startups Will Make Warehouse Rents More Expensive in L.A. and Boston (Bloomberg News)

// Marijuana dispensary map released by LA’s city controller (Curbed LA)

// Why Did San Diego Declare War on Med-West? (Leafly)

// The word ‘and’ in Colorado bill marks major mistake for marijuana research (KKTV News)

// Dr. Bronner’s wants to help you find organic marijuana in Colorado (Denverite)


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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Connecticut Lawmakers Push Legal Marijuana As Budget Fix (MassRoots)

// Midwest’s Cross-Border MMJ Proposal Is ‘Absolute Lunacy,’ Poses Nationwide Threat (Leafly )

// Journalist Freed From Testifying in Pot Resort Trial (Courthouse News Service)


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// Pot lounge bill heads to Assembly, but Sandoval signature appears doubtful (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// State of Washington Law Paves Way for Organic Marijuana Market (US News & World Report)

// 250 Cannabis Business Leaders On Capitol Hill For NCIA’s Annual Lobby Days (Weed News)

// Majority of Minnesota Medical Cannabis Patients Saw Benefit During the Program’s First Year (Marijuana Industry News)

// New Mexico medical marijuana program balloons in just a year, now has 40,000 patients (Cannabist)

// Kamala Harris to Trump: Leave grandma’s marijuana alone (Sacramento Bee)

// A frantic push for medical marijuana in Texas, bureaucratic heartbreak and renewed resolve (Cannabist)


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Thursday, February 9, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Attorney general Jeff Sessions.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, February 9, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Senate confirms Jeff Sessions as attorney general (Washington Post)

// New Bill Would End Federal War on Marijuana (MassRoots)

// Nevada official eyes summer launch of recreational marijuana (The Bellingham Herald)


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// City attorney: There’s no reason Denver couldn’t allow marijuana vaping (Denverite)

// Arkansas lawmaker says he’ll seek medical-marijuana ad ban (Times Record)

// New Mexico may allow medical marijuana for all veterans (Las Cruces Sun-News)

// Medical Marijuana Bill Clears Senate Working Group (WDEF 12)

// Marijuana supplier hid pesticide from inspectors, former worker says (Globe and Mail)

// Medical marijuana producer at centre of recall has organic certification suspended (CBC News)

// First Participant Enrolled in First-Ever Trial of Marijuana for Chronic PTSD in Veterans (Marijuana Industry News)


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Friday, October 14, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, October 14, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Colorado: Record-breaking pot shop sales in August 2016 (Cannabist)

// Bill would legalize marijuana in Delaware (Delaware Online)

// Maine AG says Question 1 would allow children to have pot (Bangor Daily News)


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// Maine Governor Paul LePage releases statement on adult use Question 1 (Facebook)

// LDS leaders ask Mormons to oppose legalization of assisted suicide, recreational marijuana (Deseret News)

// Minimum age for legal marijuana should be 25, public health agency says (CBC News)

// Uncertainty rumors after Arizona awards medical marijuana business licenses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// WSDA proposes organic marijuana certification (Capital Press)

// Arkansas Court Says Voters Can Decide Medical Marijuana Plan (ABC News)

// Steep Hill Licenses Cannabis Testing Technology in Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Wednesday, September 14, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Pot growers call for labor regulation after abuse disclosures (Reveal)

// State’s response to marijuana lab accreditation crisis inadequate, administrator says (Oregon Live)

// New WBUR poll shows marijuana legalization winning in Massachusetts (Mass Live)


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// HelloMD & UC Berkeley to Conduct Largest Study on Cannabis, Pain & Opioid Abuse (Hello MD)

// Organic farm group launches program to certify Maine’s medical cannabis (Portland Press Herald)

// Tommy Chong Introduces “Chong’s Choice” In Denver, Colorado (Press Release Rocket)

// In Break With Past Policy, Dutch Mayor Allows Cannabis Patients to Grow at Home (Leafly)

// Marijuana Is Legal in Colorado – But Only If You’re a U.S. Citizen (Westword)

// Compromise reached over Anchorage Assemblyman’s participation in marijuana votes (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Not so dope: Police test first marijuana breathalyzer on Cali drivers (RT)


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Thursday, August 25, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, August 25, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Pot legalization proposal kept off Michigan ballot (The Detroit News)

// Sponsor defends medical marijuana initiative against lawsuit (WTHV 11 CBS)

// Maryland Medical marijuana panel releases applicant rankings (Baltimore Sun)


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// A Greener Weed: Certified Pesticide-Free Cannabis Comes to Colorado (Modern Farmer)

// Marley Natural cannabis brand gets approval as Santa Rosa’s first pot processor (The Press Democrat)

// Marley Natural Premium Cannabis Products Launch in Oregon (Marijuana Industry News)

// Memphis Police Vow to Block the Decriminalization of Marijuana (Merry Jane)

// Cherry Creek schools superintendent: We haven’t received any pot money (Fox 31 Denver)

// Governor appoints Nicholas Miller to Alaska’s marijuana control board (KTUU 2 NBC)

// Brooklyn Garden That Was Shut Down Over Marijuana Plants Will Reopen (New York Times)


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

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
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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