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Friday, February 16, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, February 16, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// The Latest: Senate confirms head of Justice Department unit (Washington Post)

// Senate deal to vote on pot bill on June 7 means no actual sales before August (CTV News)

// Canadian Health Insurer Announces Groundbreaking Medical Cannabis Plan (Leafly)


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// Proceed with caution,’ Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey tells marijuana regulators (Mass Live)

// Philadelphia DA drops 50 marijuana possession cases (Cannabist)

// Utah House Passes Two Cannabis Bills for Terminally Ill, Advocates Skeptical (Marijuana.com)

// Feds working on new marijuana banking guidance, Treasury Secretary Mnuchin tells Congress (Cannabist)

// North Dakota Chooses System for Medical Marijuana Program (U.S. News & World Report (AP))

// Marijuana producer working with Corona on cannabis-infused beverages (Times-Colonist)

// Ohio says error inadvertently excluded marijuana grower (Seattle Times (AP))


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Wednesday, February 7, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Treasury Secretary Wants Marijuana Money In Banks (Forbes)

// Marijuana-focused credit union gets conditional approval from the Federal Reserve (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana can only go on sale in Canada months after law passed: minister (Reuters)


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// Washington’s New Cannabis-Tracking Software Is Disrupting the Industry (Leafly)

// Launchpad to Asia’: Cronos pulls veil off Australian joint venture (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Baker API Enables Cannabis Dispensaries to Better Analyze Revenue and Key Data (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Chicago Police Arrested 20,000 Fewer People for Marijuana Possession in 2017 Than In 2007 (Civilized)

// Another Marijuana Amendment Blocked In Congress (Marijuana Moment)

// Sessions Blames Media For Drug Issues And Says Marijuana Isn’t Good For You (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana Is The Big Super Bowl Winner (Green Market Report)


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Wednesday, November 22, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Did Past Harassment Allegations Finally Catch Up To MPP’s Rob Kampia? (Leafly)

// Proposed pot regulations open door to craft growers, licensing non-violent offenders (CBC News)

// Tribe’s Marijuana Consultant Pays Fine Court Costs (U.S. News & World Report (AP))


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// Statistics Canada to add marijuana economic impact to GDP data (Nasdaq)

// State to medical marijuana company: Stop selling vape pens (Florida Politics)

// State pot commission aims to have first draft of rules set by end of Dec. (Boston Globe)

// CBD oil is illegal in Indiana says Attorney General Curtis Hill after months of confusion (Indy Star)

// Last stop for cannabis advertising on Muni buses, trains, stations, and stops (SF Gate)

// Smoke shop owner who said bongs were only for tobacco convicted of selling drug paraphernalia (Philadelphia Inquirer)

// Pot dispensary staff who camped out 27 days for 4/20 permit lost it to a guy named ‘Smokey’ (9 News NBC)


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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Pennsylvania Congressman Tom Marino sits at a table during a meeting.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// The Drug Industry’s Triumph Over the DEA (Washington Post)

// MassRoots Board Removes CEO Isaac Dietrich (Forbes)

// Black Adults Are 7 Times More Likely to Be Arrested for Pot Than White Adults in Philadelphia Suburbs (NBC Philadelphia)


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// Legal marijuana is saving lives in Colorado, study finds (Washington Post)

// Three finalists named for cannabis commission director (Boston Globe)

// Board aims for early 2018 to issue marijuana cultivation licenses (THV 11)

// TSX Threatens to Delist Canadian Companies with U.S. Cannabis Operations (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Chart: 42% of marijuana business owners plan to expand into new markets (Marijuana Business Daily)

// New Hampshire Marijuana Study Commission To Hold First Meeting (Marijuana Moment)

// Rebuked, ex-Wolf adviser suspends sale of marijuana company (The Inquirer)


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Monday, June 26, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Florida governor Rick Scott walks on stage during a CPAC conference.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, June 26, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Gov. Rick Scott signs Florida’s cannabis bill into law (Blasting News)

// Koch network to Trump administration: ‘You are never going to win the war on drugs. Drugs won.’ (Denver Post)

// Wolf Lauds ‘Fair’ Medical Marijuana Process After Former Policy Chief Gets Grower Permit (CBS Philadelphia)


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// Marijuana Board to Revisit On-Site Consumption in July (U.S News & World Report (AP))

// Anchorage marijuana sales tax revenue continues steady climb (Alaska Dispatch News)

// N.Y. Health Dept. improves medical marijuana program (NY Daily News (AP))

// Pot Industry Deals With Ultimate Buzzkill: Self Regulation (Daily Beast)

// Marijuana Advocates Optimistic in Northeast Despite Setbacks (New Hampshire Public Radio)

// Marketing Medical Cannabis Like Branded Generics (New Cannabis Ventures)

// New Philly Restrictions On Where Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Can Go May Be Too Late (CBS Philly)


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Thursday, June 22, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Mr. Willie the cat shows how many of us feel about the path marijuana legalization has followed in Vermont.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, June 22, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Vermont Won’t Legalize Marijuana This Year (MassRoots)

// House OK’s bill that would redo recreational marijuana law (Boston.com (AP))

// Marijuana Policy Project’s bank closing account amid fears of DOJ crackdown (Cannabist)


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// Ohio Senator Rob Portman Is Lying About Drug Dealers Lacing Marijuana with Fentanyl (Merry Jane)

// Legal pot could cut police vehicle searches dramatically in California (KPCC Crime & Justice)

// South Carolina prepares to launch nation’s latest hemp program (Marijuana Business Daily)

// State approves production centers for medical marijuana licensees on Oahu Kaua (KHON 2)

// City Council members ‘disappointed’ Philly got overlooked for medical marijuana grower permits (Philly Voice)

// Allow terminally ill to get medical marijuana state lawmaker tells legislative panel (Courier-Journal)

// Colorado students given $420000 in marijuana tax-funded scholarships (Cannabist)


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Friday, May 12, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, May 12, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Jeff Sessions Rolls Back Obama-Era Drug Sentencing Reforms (Huffington Post)

// New Hampshire Senate Approves Marijuana Decrim (MassRoots)

// Plan for Denver social marijuana use permits includes waivers for every customer (Denver Post)


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// Georgia Cop Decides A Sober Woman Is High On Marijuana Jails Her (Huffington Post)

// Defiant Medical Marijuana Vendor Is Selling the Smokeable Product (Sunshine State News)

// Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Laboratory Application Now Available (Marijuana Industry News)

// Sales growth at Maine’s medical marijuana dispensaries slows drastically (Portland Press Herald)

// Philadelphia Mayor Believes Recreational Weed Should Be Sold in State-Run Liquor Stores (Merry Jane)

// Trump Names Appointees to Commission Combating Drug Addiction (Marijuana.com)

// DUI marijuana bill sent to Nevada governor (Nevada Appeal)


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Thursday, December 22, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, December 22, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// After legalization, teen marijuana use drops sharply in Colorado (Washington Post)

// Court: Medical marijuana law trumps law on transporting pot (Wood TV 8)

// Raimondo says legalized pot could add up to $15M to state coffers in first year (Providence Journal)


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// Philadelphia, neighboring counties, to host many of Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana dispensaries (Elevated Nation)

// State licenses for marijuana growing set at 5 (Arkansas Online)

// Dispensaries Restocking Shelves; Patients Renewing Registration (Valley Press Independent)

// NEW REPORT: Colorado Marijuana Sales Continue to Soar, Top $2 Billion by 2020 (Yahoo Finance)

// Nevada’s marijuana registration system back online after 1 week shutdown (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// ACLU, patient group to challenge state’s ‘burdensome’ medical marijuana regulations (Providence Journal)

// 7th medical marijuana license approved by Florida Department of Health (WPTV 5 NBC)


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Wednesday, September 28, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Embattled weed tech company MassRoots cuts jobs amid debt default (The Cannabist)

// Maryland Medical Marijuana Applicant Plans to Sue Over Lack of Diversity (Leafly)

// Retired judge: Most of Arkansas medical marijuana signatures valid (Arkansas Online)


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// Former Daily News gossip columnist launches all-marijuana website (Philly.com)

// State senator filing bill to fund medical marijuana research (Good 4 Utah)

// CT promotes medical marijuana research (Hartford Business Journal)

// Poll: More Than Two-Thirds of Florida Voters Support Medical Marijuana (Marijuana Industry News)

// Panel: Don’t add eye disease to medical marijuana list (WTOL 11 CBS)

// BDS Analytics Launches Scientific Consumer Survey of Nation’s Cannabis Users (Westword)

// U.S. Marijuana Sales Get Really Really High On Fridays (Huffington Post)


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Monday, September 12, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, September 12, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Black lawmakers want more diversity in medical marijuana business (New Haven Register)

// College High: Students Are Using More Marijuana, Fewer Opioids (NPR)

// Arizona’s governor asked voters to fact-check whether pot is safer than alcohol. So we did. (Washington Post)


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// Canada Wants the U.S. to Change Its ‘Ludicrous’ Marijuana Policy (Time)

// Two of Canada’s big five banks backing away from marijuana industry (Herald News)

// Maine Chiefs of Police Association comes out against Question 1 (WLBZ)

// Sheriff: Medical marijuana bills may aid criminals (Detroit News)

// California Highway Patrol stresses neutral position on marijuana legalization (Sacramento Bee)

// Philly mulls home delivery of medical marijuana (Philly.com)

// Oregon officials propose policy tweak to nudge marijuana stores into new regulated market (Oregon Live)


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