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Thursday, October 6, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A blue UN flag flaps in the wind.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, October 6, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Next UN Head Oversaw Portugal’s Drug Decriminalization (Marijuana.com)

// How medical marijuana could help boomers get the most out of retirement (Washington Post)

// MLSE gets assist from U.S. government in marijuana fight with Snoop Dogg (TSN)


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// Selling marijuana to cancer patients may land Danish couple in jail for 10 yrs (Russia Today)

// Treasurer Deb Goldberg says proposed tax rate for legal marijuana in Massachusetts is too low (Mass Live)

// Is Cannabis Safe to Use During Pregnancy? New Study Clarifies Risks (Leafly)

// Millions spent on television ads touting initiative to legalize recreational marijuana use (LA Times)

// Developer may boost stake in Colorado marijuana chain (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Illinois marijuana sales top $20M since program began (CT Post)

// Welcome to peak pumpkin spice: Pumpkin spice edibles are here (Mic)


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Wednesday, October 5, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A green marijuana leaf sits under the light.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Maryland lawmakers to pot regulators: No licenses without diverse industry (Washington Post)

// Marijuana VC company subject of fraud investigation (Business Den)

// The Marijuana Election Ad War Begins (Marijuana.com)


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// State lawmaker explains drug purchases after report (WMUR)

// California marijuana legalization faces unlikely foe: growers (Reuters)

// Anchorage assembly OKs city’s first retail marijuana shop (KTUU 2 NBC)

// Nevada veterans launch Mainstream Marijuana Association to promote access (My 4 News NBC)

// Maine Voices: ACLU endorses ‘yes’ vote on legalizing, regulating, taxing marijuana (Portland Press Herald)

// Viceland TV to air episode of “Weediquette” filmed entirely in Maine (Bangor Daily News)

// Memphis council OKs decriminalizing pot in some cases (The Commercial Appeal)


Check out our other projects:
Marijuana Today— Our flagship title, a weekly podcast examining the world of marijuana business and activism with some of the smartest people in the industry and movement.
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Tuesday, October 4, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Medical Cannabis Will Be on Future Oklahoma Ballot (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Drug Czar Admits Feds Blocked Marijuana Research (Marijuana.com)

// Damian Marley Is Converting a California Prison into a Pot Farm: Exclusive (Billboard)


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// Chart: Latest California Marijuana Market Data – $845M in Annual Sales, 2,756 Dispensaries (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Top lobbyist represents winner of controversial medical marijuana license (Baltimore Sun)

// Anti-marijuana proposition campaign builds war chest (Your West Valley)

// AZ marijuana groups launch dueling ad campaigns; spar over edible marijuana, donations (ABC 15 Arizona)

// Survey: Doctors’ political views may affect patient care (The Gazette)

// CT legalizes medical marijuana for minors (Yale Daily News)

// Utahns Overwhelmingly Support Legalizing Medical Marijuana, Oppose Recreational Use (Utah Policy)


Check out our other projects:
Marijuana Today— Our flagship title, a weekly podcast examining the world of marijuana business and activism with some of the smartest people in the industry and movement.
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Monday, October 3, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A sign for the Portland dispensary Potlandia with a pot leaf for the 'o'.

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)


Check out our other projects:
Marijuana Today— Our flagship title, a weekly podcast examining the world of marijuana business and activism with some of the smartest people in the industry and movement.
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Friday, September 30, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Baby elephants walk with their herd.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, September 30, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Republican Congressional Candidates Back Marijuana Reform (Marijuana.com)

// High Hopes Dashed for Pot Amendment That Passed House and Senate (U.S. News & World Report)

// When are marijuana users dangerous drivers? Gov. Brown approves study to find out (LA Times)


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// Denver police need more room money to store seized marijuana since legalization (The Denver Post)

// Oregon Cannabis Market Off to a Good Start; Concentrates and Edibles Made a Big Splash in June (Marijuana Industry News)

// Tweed Co-Founder Chuck Rifici Rescues Aeroponics Technology Company (New Cannabis Ventures)

// ‘We don’t exactly know what to do with it’: Marijuana tourism still confounds legalized states (The Cannabist)

// University of New Mexico Launches Medical Cannabis Research Fund (Marijuana Industry News)

// Hawaii medical marijuana dispensary prepares to open in Maui early 2017 (The Cannabist)

// THIS WEEKEND – World’s First Athletics and Cannabis Series Heads to Boulder, Colorado (Marijuana Industry News)


Check out our other projects:
Marijuana Today— Our flagship title, a weekly podcast examining the world of marijuana business and activism with some of the smartest people in the industry and movement.
Marijuana Media Connect— A service that connects industry insiders in the legal marijuana industry with journalists, bloggers, and writers in need of expert sources for their stories.

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

An out of focus hand holding a few marijuana buds.

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)


Check out our other projects:
Marijuana Today— Our flagship title, a weekly podcast examining the world of marijuana business and activism with some of the smartest people in the industry and movement.
Marijuana Media Connect— A service that connects industry insiders in the legal marijuana industry with journalists, bloggers, and writers in need of expert sources for their stories.

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

Mass Roots logo

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)


Check out our other projects:
Marijuana Today— Our flagship title, a weekly podcast examining the world of marijuana business and activism with some of the smartest people in the industry and movement.
Marijuana Media Connect— A service that connects industry insiders in the legal marijuana industry with journalists, bloggers, and writers in need of expert sources for their stories.

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Chelsea Clinton on stage.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Chelsea Clinton Implies Marijuana Can Kill You (Marijuana.com)

// Marijuana arrests fall to lowest level since 1996 (Washington Post)

// GW Pharma’s Epidiolex Achieves Statistical Significance in Third Phase 3 Trial for Treatment of Rare Pediatric Epilepsy (New Cannabis Ventures)


These headlines are brought to you by McCabe Law, LLC of Portland, Maine and their upcoming Cannabis Policy Conference taking place on October 24th at Portland’s Port City Music Hall. Come learn about how Maine’s upcoming Question 1 ballot initiative to legalize adult use could affect current industry stakeholders.


// Chart: New York Medical Marijuana Patient Counts Rising, But Still Have Long Way to Go (Marijuana Business Daily)

// ‘Yes on 4’ marijuana campaign cries foul over state-issued voter guide, says it’s inaccurate (Mass Live)

// Mass. marijuana doctor should not have lost license, judge says (Boston Globe)

// Colorado marijuana products must come with warning labels starting Oct. 1 (The Gazette)

// Oct. 1 deadlines for marijuana testing, packaging could face delay (Oregon Live)

// Delaware Names Second Medical Cannabis License Winner (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canadian Cannabis Producer to Buy Clone Shipper for $1,000,000 (New Cannabis Ventures)


Check out our other projects:
Marijuana Today— Our flagship title, a weekly podcast examining the world of marijuana business and activism with some of the smartest people in the industry and movement.
Marijuana Media Connect— A service that connects industry insiders in the legal marijuana industry with journalists, bloggers, and writers in need of expert sources for their stories.

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Monday, September 26, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A still from the video recently released by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg PD of an officer approaching the car of Keith Scott before he was shot and killed.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, September 26, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana Possession Played Key Role in Police Shooting of Keith Scott (Slate)

// Vancouver councillor ‘shocked’ feds failed to warn about toxic pot (CTV News Vancouver)

// Morhaim facing ethics inquiry for role in medical marijuana industry (Baltimore Sun)


These headlines are brought to you by McCabe Law LLC of Portland, Maine and their upcoming Cannabis Policy Conference taking place on October 24th at Portland’s Port City Music Hall. Come learn about how Maine’s upcoming Question 1 ballot initiative to legalize adult use could affect current industry stakeholders!


// Wyoming lawmakers to examine overhauling marijuana penalties (Wyoming News)

// Ohio board deals blow to medical marijuana (Toledo Blade)

// Gov. John Kasich makes appointments to medical marijuana advisory committee (Cleveland.com)

// Jack in the Box named fast-food restaurant that could benefit most from legal marijuana (Market Watch)

// Most Mainers favor legalizing marijuana for recreational use, poll finds (Portland Press Herald)

// Video: Cheeky Nick Diaz Smokes A Joint With Comedian Tommy Chong (Pundit Arena)

// Alaska’s first commercial cannabis harvest begins (Alaska Dispatch News)


Check out our other projects:
Marijuana Today— Our flagship title, a weekly podcast examining the world of marijuana business and activism with some of the smartest people in the industry and movement.
Marijuana Media Connect— A service that connects industry insiders in the legal marijuana industry with journalists, bloggers, and writers in need of expert sources for their stories.

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Friday, September 23, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Prohibitionist Kevin Sabet holds up two bags of candy- one of which he said was medicated.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, September 23, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Anti-Pot Crusader Kevin Sabet Loses Marijuana Gummies At Boston Forum (Weed News)

// Missouri Secretary of State Pushes Legislature on Medical Mariuana (Marijuana.com)

// 2018 Michigan marijuana legalization vote petition drive planned (Michigan Live)


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// Medical Marijuana Company Has Financial Issues (WGRZ)

// One down two to go: Court rejects challenge to Arkansas medical marijuana plan (The Cannabist)

// Army bans Alaska soldiers from attending marijuana festivals and events (Alaska News Dispatch)

// Bill might curb marijuana reciprocity (Toledo Blade)

// How one of America’s most visible Fortune 1000 giants quietly snuck into the cannabis industry (The Cannabist)

// In Florida’s cannabis cash race, pro-weed group has the edge for now (Palm Beach Post)

// SAFEMontana investigated for possible campaign finance violations (NBC Montana)


Check out our other projects:
Marijuana Today— Our flagship title, a weekly podcast examining the world of marijuana business and activism with some of the smartest people in the industry and movement.
Marijuana Media Connect— A service that connects industry insiders in the legal marijuana industry with journalists, bloggers, and writers in need of expert sources for their stories.

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