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Thursday, December 1, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

President Obama on the front cover to Time is held up in front of someone's face lounging on the couch.

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Thursday, December 1, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Do Obama’s Last-Minute Marijuana Comments Signal Big Moves? (Marijuana.com)

// DC Advocates Take Their Case to Jeff Sessions- and He Listens. Sort of. (Leafly)

// Canopy Growth to acquire rival weed producer in $430M deal (CTV News)


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// Marijuana testing poses regulatory quandaries (Capital Press)

// Report argues new Oregon testing rules are straining pot supply (Statesman Journal)

// OrganiGram Moves Forward with 9 Million Gram Capacity Addition (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Canada May Face Marijuana Shortage When It’s Legalized: Canaccord (Huffington Post)

// Colorado hemp industry moves ahead after seed certification (Marijuana Business Daily)

// New Market: Humble beginnings expected for North Dakota’s medical marijuana industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Scotts Miracle-Gro Boosts Cannabis Exposure by Taking Control of AeroGrow International (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Wednesday, November 30, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Congressman Tom Price of Georgia will be the next Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Picks Marijuana Opponent For Health Secretary (Marijuana.com)

// Report: Beer Volumes Declining in Markets Where Recreational Cannabis is Legal (Brewbound)

// You may have to wait longer for legal pot in Mass. (Boston Globe)


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// Gov. Hickenlooper debuts “aggressive” new efforts to battle homelessness with marijuana tax dollars (Denver Post)

// Some Pot Shops Are Already Selling To Everyone, Despite Questionable Legality (LAist)

// Man turned away from Metro East bank for medical marijuana use (KMOV 4 News)

// Governor, legislators eyeing tax of marijuana (Missoulian)

// Proposed national fire safety codes in works for cannabis businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// State receiving first tax payments from marijuana businesses (KTUU 2 NBC)

// Retired NFL Player Eugene Monroe Joins Chicago Medical Marijuana Company (Chicago Inno)


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Tuesday, November 29, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The Maryland state flag flaps in the wind against a nearly cloudless blue sky.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Maryland pre-approves licenses for 102 medical marijuana dispensaries (Baltimore Business Journal)

// Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission hires diversity consultant (WBAL-TV 11)

// Report on Canada’s marijuana legalization due this week (The Globe and Mail)


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// What Marijuana Researchers Want From The Feds (Marijuana.com)

// Chart: Medical marijuana patient numbers, dispensary sales steadily climbing in Illinois (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana doctors get new business buzz from legalization in California (Sacramento Bee)

// German cannabis market could be significant for Canopy Growth Corp, says PI (Cantech Letter)

// Pot shop opens, sells out within three hours (Juneau Empire)

// NFL player using marijuana for Crohn’s disease may press league over its drug policy (Washington Post)

// Want to smoke Hunter S. Thompson’s weed? Gonzo brand marijuana in works (The Cannabist)


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Monday, November 28, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

President-elect Donald Trump.

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Monday, November 28, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Doubles Down on His Lie ‘Millions Voted Illegally’ by Claiming ‘Serious Voter Fraud’ in 3 States He Lost (New Civil Rights Movement)

// Wary Of Trump, New Jersey Lawmakers Eying Pot Legalization (CBS Philly)

// Study Shows California Cannabis Wouldn’t Pass Oregon’s Strict Standards (Civilized Life)


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// Exclusive: Seattle Officials Crafting Bill to Legalize Cannabis Delivery in Washington (Leafly)

// Next on Denver’s cannabis to-do list: Home grows (Denverite)

// Ex-big pharma executive behind OxyContin sells medical marijuana (BBC)

// California town looking to cash in on growth in legal marijuana (CCTV America)

// Trailer Park Boys Land Gig As Marijuana Brand Ambassadors (Huffington Post)

// If you rent an apartment in Massachusetts, you may not be able to use marijuana at home (Mass Live)

// Colorado County Plans To Open The First National Marijuana Museum (Civilized Life)


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Thursday, November 24, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Thank you!

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Thursday, November 23, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

No news today! Eat too much food and don’t talk about politics!

Happy Thanksgiving to all!

 

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Wednesday, November 23, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A beautiful sunset graces Two Medicine Lake and Sinopah Mountain in Montana.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Montana Cannabis Industry Association suing to begin the issuing of medical marijuana cards (KTVH NBC)

// Rapper Launches Investment Fund for Cannabis (Marijuana Industry News)

// 8 grams of marijuana surrendered at Fairbanks airport clarifies rules on flying with pot in Alaska (Alaska Dispatch News)


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// Montana Legislature prepares to regulate medical cannabis, again (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canada to Cut Cannabis Reimbursement for Veterans While Now Covering Oils (New Cannabis Ventures)

// The pot industry is desperate for good accounting software (Quartz)

// Nashville Gives Middle Finger to Tennessee Attorney General Over Pot Decriminalization (Merry Jane)

// State warns Oregon MJ growers about unapproved pesticides (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Expansion coming to NYS medical marijuana program (WHEC 10 NBC)

// Will smoking marijuana be allowed in Massachusetts casinos? (Mass Live)


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Tuesday, November 22, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Disgraced New Jersey governor Chris Christie.

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Tuesday, November 22, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// ‘Are you high right now?’ – Christie blasts marijuana tax revenue as ‘blood money’ (New Jersey 101.5)

// Feds Add Marijuana Warning to Gun Application (Marijuana.com)

// New Lab Rules are Killing Oregon’s Craft-Scale Companies (Leafly)


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// Chart: Sales projections for states that legalized cannabis on Election Day vs. 2016 industry estimates (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Why a tax break for California medical marijuana patients may be short-lived (The Califnorian)

// Changes To Medical Marijuana Taxes A Possibility, Says Governor (UALR Public Radio)

// Maine nears recounts on marijuana legalization, education tax measures (Portland Press Herald)

// Veterans’ reimbursement for medical marijuana to be ‘substantially’ reduced as bill soars (Vancouver Sun)

// Largest Dutch Political Party Wants to Overhaul Cannabis Laws (Leafly)

// Medical Cannabis Oil Legalized in the Cayman Islands (Marijuana Industry News)


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Monday, November 21, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Two people sit at a brightly lit Tiki bar in Denver Colorado.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, November 21, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Bars just got nixed from seeking Denver social marijuana use permits (The Cannabist)

// Leader of Maryland’s black lawmakers outraged by medical marijuana plan (Baltimore Sun)

// WTF?! And Just When You Thought Women Were Welcome Here (Her Canna Life)


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// Post-Election Interest Overwhelms Sold-Out Las Vegas Biz Show (Leafly)

// MedMen gives MPP $1 million for advocacy efforts (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Pot sales surge in Washington state, surpass $200M in one quarter (Kiro 7)

// Opposition forms against proposed 6% tax on medical marijuana (NBC Montana)

// New Arizona medical marijuana proposal emerging for 2018 (Tucson.com)

// Will NH follow in marijuana legalization? (Seacoast Online)

// Legal or not, South Shore police chiefs say cops can’t use pot (Wicked Local Hull)


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Friday, November 18, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Senator Jeff Sessions.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, November 18, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Picks Marijuana Opponent for Attorney General (Marijuana.com)

// Federal Medical Marijuana Protections Likely Extended Into 2017 (Marijuana.com)

// A record September for Colorado’s marijuana shops (The Cannabist)


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// Time Adds Cannabis Consumption Device to Best Inventions List (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Aurora marijuana-themed mall fills vacancies, draws customers (7 News Denver)

// Jamaicans Are Extremely Eager to Open Legal Marijuana Businesses (Marijuana.com)

// Prohibition of pot use in hotel-casinos likely to continue after Question 2 (Las Vegas Sun)

// Reno will stop prosecuting low-level marijuana possession (Reno Gazette-Journal)

// Attorney John Morgan considering run for Governor? (WCTV)

// Jake Plummer auctioning off Broncos game-day experiences to raise money for CBD research (The Cannabist)


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Thursday, November 17, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A man slaps his forehead in frustration.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, November 17, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// The marijuana-initiative blunder that could cost California millions of dollars (Washington Post)

// California: Marijuana Convictions Are Being Reduced Or Overturned (Weed News)

// High Prices: The cost of medical marijuana benefits for vets has jumped 5000% in Canada (Vice News)


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// Exclusive estimates: CA will account for half of retail marijuana sales stemming from election (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canopy Growth halted five times as Canadian marijuana stocks go on wild ride (BNN)

// Maine AG: Many questions need to be answered about new marijuana law (WCSH 6 NBC)

// Medical Marijuana Supporters Claim Florida Health Department Clouding Rules (NBC 6 News Miami)

// Tennessee AG: Nashville, Memphis marijuana laws not enforceable (Tennessean)

// Postal Workers Put Marijuana at Risk of Theft By Coworkers, Audit Finds (US News & World Report)

// 2016 Cannabist Awards: Here’s who won big in our salute to marijuana industry leaders (The Cannabist)


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