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Tuesday, December 5, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks in front of a Trump/Pence podium while wearing a stupid hat.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Government Shutdown Could Allow Sessions To Launch Marijuana Crackdown (Forbes)

// Who’s buying pot in Nevada? More than a quarter of adults, according to survey (Nevada Independent)

// Michigan Releases Medical Cannabis Emergency Administrative Rules (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Aphria to Supply Shoppers Drug Mart with Medical Cannabis (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Massachusetts Medical Society develops medical marijuana curriculum (Mass Live)

// GW Pharmaceuticals Says 2018 ‘A Pivotal Year’ (Green Market Report)

// Oklahoma Governor Plans to Set Medical Marijuana Ballot Date (Leafly (AP))

// L.A. lawmakers are close to setting ground rules for marijuana industry (Los Angeles Times)

// Feds willing to share pot tax (Castanet (Canadian Press))

// The Insane World of Vintage Anti-Marijuana PSAs (KQED)


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Wednesday, September 6, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana activist and lawyer Shaleen Title was just named to the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Shaleen Title On The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission Is A VERY Big Deal (Weed News)

// Trump’s new drug czar nominee once said drug users belong in a ‘hospital-slash-prison’ (Vox)

// How legalization caused the price of marijuana to collapse (Washington Post)


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// Chart: Minorities occupy 17% of executive positions in marijuana industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Legal recreational marijuana likely to be in short supply, experts say (Mass Live)

// Oregon’s legalization quickly cut Washington border pot sales (Around the O)

// Major roadblock to medical marijuana in Ohio solved? College steps up to test cannabis (Cincinnati.com)

// Rep. Allen Peake Pledges to Continue Medical Marijuana Fight (Flag Pole)

// Maricann Revises Annual Sales Forecast to $4.3mm After Windstorm (New Cannabis Ventures)

// California is about to open its first legal cannabis shops, and it’s posing a huge problem for local pot farms (Independent)


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Monday, August 28, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The front page of the MassRoots website.

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Monday, August 28, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Desperate MassRoots Overpays for CannaRegs (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Denver Post launches series examining effects of marijuana legalization in Colorado (Denver Post)

// White House anti-drug office asks Mass. for medical marijuana data (Boston Globe)


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// Canada’s Cronos secures $32M for big indoor marijuana facility (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Big-name investors pour millions into marijuana – both medicinal and not (Stat)

// Safe Harbor gives mother access to medical marijuana for sick child until Pa.’s program gets up and running (Penn Live)

// Baltimore readies for 11 medical marijuana businesses to open (Baltimore Sun)

// New Think Tank Report Details How Far Cannabis in America Has Come Over the Past Few Decades (Merry Jane)

// ‘Disjointed’, ‘Bojack Horseman’ Get Their Own Branded Weed for Netflix Pop-Up (Variety)

// Reno businesses cash in on Burning Man (My News 4)


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Monday, August 14, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A blacktop road stretches towards the horizon before hitching off to the far back right corner of the frame.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, August 14, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Judge Halts Nevada Marijuana Regulators’ Licensing Move (New York Times)

// ‘Bottleneck’ temporarily closes pot dispensary (Maui News)

// Ready or not, Maryland marijuana firms face big deadline (Baltimore Sun)


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// What Happened to Illinois’s Medical Cannabis Advisory Board? (Chicago Magazine)

// Growers worry Ohio will miss deadline for medical marijuana (Columbus Dispatch)

// Medical marijuana registry has nearly doubled since beginning of the year (Billings Gazette)

// Judge Halts Feds’ Cannabis Case, Citing Rohrabacher-Blumenauer (Leafly)

// Advisory panel asks county to look at legality of pot consumption lounges (Las Vegas Sun)

// Wyoming to the world: Come for the eclipse, but leave your weed at home (Cannabist)

// Oregon Marijuana Dispensaries Anticipate Eclipse Sales Spike (The News-Review)


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Friday, July 21, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Homer Simpson and his fellow secret society members toast each other with large beer mugs around a table.

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Friday, July 21, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Feds Hold Secret Marijuana Meetings In Colorado (MassRoots)

// Canadian provinces may seek delay in recreational cannabis rollout (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Long Lines $1.30 Grams Mark Uruguay’s Legal Cannabis Debut (Leafly (AP))


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// Michigan companies can’t fill jobs because too many people can’t pass a drug test (Crain’s Detroit Business)

// Drug-testing companies can’t find workers (Boulder Weekly)

// Raid on Los Angeles marijuana grow has Teamsters up in arms (Marijuana Business Daily)

// DOH may certify Hawaii’s first medical marijuana testing lab soon (Hawaii News Now)

// A look at Denver’s Levitt Pavilion funded in part by $250,000 donation from marijuana companies (Cannabist)

// Sessions has no plans to resign despite Trump rebuke (Cannabist)

// Senator Nelson Resubmits Medical Marijuana Bill In Face Of Federal Government Crackdown (Virginia Islands Consortium)


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Wednesday, July 12, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks while holding a microphone and wearing a gray suit.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Cops busted 60,000 for pot in de Blasio’s first three years (New York Daily News)

// D.C. public weed use arrests nearly tripled last year (Washington Post (AP))

// Attorney General Jeff Sessions wants to bring back anti-drug program D.A.R.E. from the dead (New York Daily News)


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// Still No Deal on Pot Bill; Baker Suggests Time Running Short (U.S. News & World Report (AP))

// Merger creates one of Arizona’s biggest medical marijuana firms (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Governor Cuomo considers expansion of medical marijuana program for PTSD patients (WXXI AM News)

// Hemp-based CBD market continues its enormous growth (Marijuana Business Daily)

// North Dakota expects medical marijuana to be available in Spring 2018 (Cannabist)

// Anchorage Assembly resolution calls for regulations on allowing pot consumption in retail stores (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Senators to Vote On Medical Marijuana For Military Veterans (MassRoots)


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Monday, June 19, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A line of SWAT team members lines up across from protesters with a police car in the background proscribing a border of space in between.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, June 19, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Jeff Sessions: Being soft on sentencing means more violent crime. It’s time to get tough again. (Washington Post)

// Massachusetts Senate proposal holds line on marijuana taxes (Boston.com (AP))

// Vermont Lawmakers Scheduled to Hold 2-Day Veto Session (U.S. News & World Report (AP))


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// Huge marijuana production facility near Edmonton airport breaks ground (Edmonton Journal)

// Maui Grown Therapies aims to start medical marijuana sales in mid-July (Maui News)

// California Law Could Open Door To Marijuana At County Fairs (CBS Sacramento)

// Pot will soon be legal in Vegas but don’t even think about lighting up on the Strip (Los Angeles Times)

// Grants Pass racetrack will feature ‘marijuana mile’ (Mail Tribune)

// State lists applicants to grow medical cannabis in Pa. (TRIB Live)

// Task force to examine medical marijuana in Tennessee (WBIR.com)


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

The website of the DEA.

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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)


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// 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)


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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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