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

Former MPP executive director on the cover of Washington City Paper in 2010.

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

Attorney General Jeff Sessions stands with his hand on heart during a pledge of allegiance.

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

A marijuana plant just starting to show early budding

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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Tuesday, July 26, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A lone gummy bear contemplates his squishy position in life

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Study Finds Sharp Increase in Marijuana Exposure Among Colorado Children (New York Times)

// Canopy Growth soars to five-month high as weed stock jumps to TSX (Financial Post)

// Poll: Medical marijuana at 77-percent support (Tampa Bay Times)


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// Chart of the Week: 100,000+ Workers Employed By Marijuana Companies (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Potheads can now prove their weed is “Humboldt-grown” (SF Gate)

// An Investor Is Suing A California Edible Pot Company For Fraud (Buzz Feed)

// 17,000 signatures submitted in San Bernardino for second marijuana dispensary initiative (The Sun)

// Surna Inc. Wins $1.0 Million Contract for Build-out of Rolling Farms (Sys-Con Media)

// L.A. County likely to scrap proposed marijuana tax for homeless services (LA Times)

// Marijuana activists march with 51-foot joint during DNC (CBS News)


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Monday, July 25, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A duck enjoying a cool drink of water while not getting high

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, July 25, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Hugo water safe to drink after conclusive tests show no signs of THC (Denver Post)

// First home delivery of medical marijuana made in Florida (Orlando Sentinel)

// Canada’s medical pot companies aim to grow export business (The Globe and Mail)


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// Lil Wayne- Bad Trip at High Times Concert- I’ll Never Do This Again! (TMZ)

// Legislature aware part of Ohio pot law legally questionable (News Herald)

// Pro marijuana group reports $339,982 (Arkansas Online)

// Pot activists meet with cops to prep for DNC (Philly.com)

// Illinois governor working with police on marijuana bill (The Telegraph)

// NH lawmaker who pushed for medical marijuana wants to help make it more affordable (Union Leader)

// Kaine and Clinton Agree: Respect State Marijuana Laws (Marijuana.com)


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