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

A line of garbled text fills a cash registers display screen.

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

// Oregon pot tax revenue continues decline (Statesman Journal)

// Hemp Petition Forces Trump Response (MassRoots)

// Colorado Proposal Would Allow Marijuana Delivery (Westword)


These headlines are brought to you by Shea Gunther, host and producer of this podcast, who is looking for ways to either keep this podcast alive through a media or investor partnership or barring that, a job in the marijuana industry. If you have leads on any opportunity, email Shea at shea@mjtodaydaily.com.


// Texas Has a Medical Cannabis ‘Prescription’ Problem (Leafly)

// New Poll Says Texas Residents Want Marijuana Treated Like Beer (Merry Jane)

// Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office hires new director (Alaska Public Media)

// Indiana House approves medical marijuana bill for epilepsy patients (CBS 4 Indianapolis)

// State Health Department to Hold Forum on Medical Marijuana (SNJ Today)

// Dutch Lawmakers Extend Tolerance to Cannabis Cultivation (Leafly)

// O, Cannabis! Get Weed Now – No Medical Card Required, if you know where to go (Valley Advocate)


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, February 21, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

An older gentleman smokes marijuana through a bubbler sitting in his living room.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// When Retirement Comes With a Daily Dose of Cannabis (New York Times)

// What Were They Smoking? Safer Arizona Leaders Admit 2018 Pot Initiative Flawed (Phoenix New Times)

// New law puts 3000 Sonoma County cannabis cultivators in jeopardy (The Press Democrat)


These headlines are brought to you by Shea Gunther, host and producer of this podcast, who is looking for ways to either keep this podcast alive through a media or investor partnership or barring that, a job in the marijuana industry. If you have leads on any opportunity, email Shea at shea@mjtodaydaily.com.


// Senate committee debating North Dakota medical pot bill (Charlotte Observer)

// As pot goes legit the dinner-table debate lights up (Portland Press Herald)

// Chart: Recreational marijuana markets in Washington Colorado still soaring (Marijuana Business Daily)

// No barbs but support for decriminalizing pot at first GOP Va. governor debate (Washington Post)

// Following legalization Boston law firm Foley Hoag creates marijuana practice (Mass Live)

// Colorado to Open its First Drive-Thru Cannabis Shop (Culture Magazine)

// The DEA Is Hiring Weed Couriers (MassRoots)


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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Photo: Sonya Yruel/Drug Policy Alliance

Friday, February 17, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The US Capitol Building.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, February 17, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Cannabis Caucus Kicks Off in Congress (MassRoots)

// DA Ogg, Police Leaders Announce Landmark Marijuana Diversion Program (Houston Press)

// California lawmaker raises possibility of delaying licensing of recreational marijuana sales (LA Times)


These headlines are brought to you by our friends over at Students for Sensible Drug Policy, the leading agents of change in the world of sane drug policy reform. Learn more about SSDP and the good work they do over at SSDP.org.


// Georgia Senate reduces medical marijuana potency (11 Alive NBC)

// Senate panel OKs marijuana research bill (Salt Lake Tribune)

// New Approach to get head start on medical marijuana ballot measure (Missouri Times)

// More than $1-million of tainted medical marijuana destroyed (The Globe and Mail)

// South Dakota House panel passes industrial hemp bill (McClatchy DC)

// New Market: Ohio medical cannabis program set to be big, but license rules could curb growth (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ricky Williams on Eugene Monroe’s Inspiring Cannabis Journey (Marijuana.com)


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, February 16, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A magnifying glass is held over a marijuana bud.

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)


These headlines are brought to you by the science nerds over at Extractioneering, who bring a whole lot of smart brainy science to the art of creating cannabis extractions and concentrates.


// 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)


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, February 15, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Cannabis entrepreneur and activism Kayvan Khalatbari dropping of paperwork for his run to be mayor of Denver.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Ganjapreneur Kayvan Khalatbari Files to Run for Mayor – and Isn’t Blowing Smoke (Westword)

// Canopy swings to profit as cannabis producer’s revenue surges 180% (BNN)

// Colorado Governor Offers California Tips on Regulating Recreational Marijuana (NBC Bay Area)


These headlines are brought to you by the science nerds over at Extractioneering, who bring a whole lot of smart brainy science to the art of creating cannabis extractions and concentrates.


// Maine lawmakers review marijuana policies adopted by other states (Portland Press Herald)

// Marijuana Derivative Passes Senate Committee Unanimously (South Dakota Public Radio)

// Cannabis Authority issues first set of conditional approvals (Jamaica Observer)

// Kids, don’t eat these munchies: New labels required on marijuana edibles starting Tuesday (The News Tribune)

// Lawmaker proposes only marijuana dispensaries should sell pipes, other paraphernalia (KCBY 11 CBS)

// Craft marijuana cultivator buys historic CA wine property (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Catapult attached to border fence launched marijuana into Arizona (Tucson.com)


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.

Love these headlines? Love our podcast? Support our work with a financial contribution and become a patron.

Photo: Kayvan Khalatbari/Facebook

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The website of the DEA.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// DEA Removes Marijuana Misinformation from Website After Months of Public, Legal Pressure (Marijuana Industry News)

// White House Denies Marijuana News Report (Mass Roots)

// Lt. Governor of Virginia Calls for Decriminalization of Marijuana (Alt Daily)


These headlines are brought to you by the Marijuana Today Daily Superfan Slack Channel, where fans of marijuana industry news and this podcast get together to network, connect, and share. We have our first monthly AMA session coming up February 26th from 7-8pm EST with our very own two Krises– Kris Lotlikar, host of Marijuana Today, and Kris Krane, a long-time regular on and now co-host of Marijuana Today as well as the president of 4Front Ventures. Email shea@mjtodaydaily.com to join in!


// Officer injured: Lands on ‘bed of nails’ at burglarized medical-marijuana facility (Michigan Live)

// Docs, Not Reps, Should Decide On Medical Marijuana, Wis. AG Says (CBS Minnesota)

// Chart: Retail marijuana markups in Washington state continue to dip (Marijuana Business Daily)

// World’s first cannabis-funded scholarship program accepting applications (The Gazette)

// Mail fail: Alaska pot store raids were prompted by tip from post office (Cannabist)

// Men’s Wearhouse founder reveals how smoking marijuana for 50 years changed his life (Business Insider)

// Pro-marijuana student group prevails again in T-shirt free speech case (Cannabist)


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.

Love these headlines? Love our podcast? Support our work with a financial contribution and become a patron.

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Monday, February 13, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The Seattle Space Needle pokes out through a lower lying layer of smoky clouds against an orange-red sunset sky.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, February 13, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Washington is Overtaking Colorado in Cannabis Sales (Leafly)

// Trump Health Secretary Ignores Marijuana Questions (MassRoots)

// Data: Only half of state’s medical marijuana patients are repeat buyers (Times Union)


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// State to tighten marijuana enforcement (The Bulletin)

// Lawmakers consider consolidating marijuana regulation (Blue Mountain Eagle)

// Oregon Cannabis Licenses: No Seller’s Market (Canna Law Blog)

// Maine sees big surge in medical pot growers and patients (Portland Press Herald)

// Political Scene: As R.I. mulls pot legalization, lobbyist battle lines are forming (Providence Journal)

// Las Vegas lawmaker wants blood test to check for marijuana DUI (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Marijuana turns to athlete sponsorships (The Bulletin)


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.

Love these headlines? Love our podcast? Support our work with a financial contribution and become a patron.

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Friday, February 10, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A skyline shot of Denver at sunset against a dusky blue sky.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, February 10, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Colorado sold $1.3 billion worth of marijuana in 2016 (Cannabist)

// Sexy Pizza and allies file suit against Colorado so their customers can use weed and alcohol (Denverite)

// Double-Digit Price Declines in Wholesale Cannabis Markets in 2016 Driven by Changes in Cultivation Methods and Greater Supply (Marijuana Industry News)


These headlines are brought to you by the our friends over at Students for Sensible Drug Policy, the most effective agents of change in the world of drug policy reform. If you’re a student, you should get involved and active with your school’s SSDP chapter (or start one if there isn’t one already). If you’re out of school, you should support SSDP with regular financial contributions. Think of SSDP as the tip of the spear in the fight for sane drug policy reform. Let’s end the war on drugs once and for all. Swing over to SSDP.org to learn more.


// State seizes CBD products from marijuana stores (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Lawmakers puzzle over how to allow pot to be carried inter-island (Hawaii News Now)

// Cuomo says he remains opposed to recreational marijuana (Politico)

// Peru’s government proposes to legalise medical marijuana (Independent)

// Why Cannabis is the Best Medicine on the Planet for Professional Football Players (Marijuana.com)

// New Market: Fierce competition for licenses in Pennsylvania’s emerging MMJ program (Marijuana Business Daily)

// VIDEO: Sasquatch sighting at the “X” in Springfield (WWLP 22 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.

Love these headlines? Love our podcast? Support our work with a financial contribution and become a patron.

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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)


These headlines are brought to you by the Marijuana Today Daily Superfan Slack Channel, where fans of marijuana news and this podcast come together to network, share news, and tell great bad jokes. Jump into our book club, talk about your other favorite podcasts, ask questions about this exciting and dynamic industry of ours. To join in on the community-building shenanigans, email shea@mjtodaydaily.com.


// 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)


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.

Love these headlines? Love our podcast? Support our work with a financial contribution and become a patron.

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