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Friday, December 1, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A roadsign sign reads 'Welcome to Ohio'.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, December 1, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Ohio picks 12 businesses to grow medical marijuana (Cincinnati.com)

// New bill requires all medical marijuana program doctors to be listed on NYS website (Staten Island Real-Times News)

// Medical Marijuana Patients In Texas Worry About Shortage Of Registered Doctors (Houston Public Media)


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// Cann Group raises $60m; expects Aussie cannabis exports to start soon (Stockhead)

// Canadian marijuana advocate blasts ‘hypocrisy’ of ex-police cashing in on cannabis (The Guardian)

// State Seeks Answers To Marijuana Convention Questions (Nevada Public Radio)

// Oklahoma proposal would allow hemp-based CBD production (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Here’s What Canada Could Look Like When Marijuana Is Legal (Huffington Post Canada)

// In Italy the army provides medical marijuana. And that’s a problem. (Washington Post)

// A Canadian Politician Just Said Legalizing Marijuana Will Spark Massive Bloodshed And A Communist Revolution (Civilized)


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Thursday, November 16, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, November 16, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Kentucky Secretary of State starts task force to get medical marijuana legalized (WSAZ)

// House committee rejects N.H. marijuana legalization bill (Concord Monitor)

// Medical Marijuana Weeks Away From Being Sold Legally In Texas (CBS DFW)


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// Julian Fantino who once compared weed to murder defends opening medical marijuana business (CBC Radio)

// Man says marijuana dispensary will bring ‘undesirable elements’ to the area like army vets and cancer patients (Boston Globe)

// On-site marijuana consumption decision delayed (KTUU )

// Montana health department drafts dozens of new medical marijuana rules (Missourian)

// V.A. Doesn’t Understand Marijuana Laws So Veterans Lose Access (Marijuana Moment)

// Jan. 1 Marijuana Sales Delayed as S.F. Supes Choke (San Francisco Weekly)

// Cannabis industry expected to turn out in record numbers for MJBizCon (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Thursday, September 14, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, September 14, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// GOP Sen. Orrin Hatch Pushes Medical Marijuana As Opioid Alternative (Forbes)

// Canopy Growth signs deal to supply Australian company with medical cannabis (CTV News)

// Andrew Freedman on Legalization and His Time as Colorado’s Marijuana Czar (Westword)


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// New pot law goes into effect Saturday (Eagle Tribune)

// Oregon pot regulators announce moves to tame illegal market (Portland Business Journal)

// ‘So many things can go awry’ with Michigan’s medical marijuana plan (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Funding gap now an issue for Mass. marijuana control commission (Telegram)

// Bill Montgomery’s Quixotic Crusade Against Medical Marijuana Quashed Again (Phoenix New Times)

// It Appears You Can Officially Get High at Food Festivals Now (LA Weekly)

// Newly Launched Website Will Host In-Depth Financial Reporting on Marijuana Industry (Civilized)


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Thursday, June 29, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, June 29, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Vermont Governor Passes Buck On Legal Marijuana Failure (MassRoots)

// Oregon Couple Sue Cannabis Growers for Federal Racketeering (Merry Jane)

// Catalonia Spain Legalizes Cannabis Cultivation and Consumption (Marijuana.com)


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// Massive marijuana bust dismantles illegal trafficking ring in Denver metro area (Denver Post)

// Vast Majority of Pain Patients Prefer Cannabis to Opioids, Study Finds (Leafly)

// Sununu signs medical marijuana bill into law expanding number of qualifying ill patients (NH1)

// House Speaker Robert DeLeo signals room to compromise on marijuana tax (Greenfield Recorder)

// Vast Majority of Pain Patients Prefer Cannabis to Opioids, Study FindsUN Drug Office can’t find a single cannabis drug overdose, despite it being most widely-consumed drug (Cannabist)

// ‘Amsterdam on steroids’: Las Vegas dispensaries brace for Saturday start of recreational sales (Las Vegas Sun)

// ‘It is permissible to smoke medical marijuana on Shabbat’ (Arutz Sheva 7 News)


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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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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Former Oklahoma governor Scott Pruitt, current administrator of the EPA and noted enemy of the environment, sits up onstage at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) Conference.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Medical marijuana one step closer to Oklahoma ballot (The Oklahoman)

// Trump Taps Christie to Lead New Charge Against Opioid Epidemic (Marijuana.com)

// Speakers at hearing back bill to make medical marijuana users eligible for organ transplants (Portland Press Herald)


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// Border Crossings: The Hidden Cannabis Crackdown- Part 1, Legal Cannabis Is a Deportable Offense (Leafly)

// Senate Bill Would Allow Medical Marijuana Users To Own Guns (KTVN 2 News)

// Utah governor signs medical marijuana research bill (KUTV 2 News CBS)

// Colorado protects marijuana use while patients await trial (ABC 7 Denver)

// Poll Shows ‘Large Majorities’ of Illinois Voters Support Legalizing Marijuana (Illinois Policy)

// Chart: 8 new marijuana markets slated to launch in 2018 (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Richard Branson Says New Zealand Farmers Should Grow Marijuana (Baller Status)


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Tuesday, January 3, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, January 3, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Massachusetts Delays Opening of Marijuana Shops (New York Times)

// Anti-marijuana forces urge Maine lawmakers to delay legalization (Bangor Daily News)

// Elizabeth Warren pushes to allow weed biz to bank green (Boston Herald)


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// Marijuana Is Officially Legal In Nevada (Weed News)

// Florida Prepares As Medical Marijuana Amendment Goes Into Effect Tuesday (NBC 6 Miami)

// Trump Administration to Study Marijuana and Driving (Marijuana.com)

// Medical marijuana a growing business in Connecticut, as number of patients now tops 15,000 (New Haven Register)

// Alaska made $81k in marijuana taxes from first full month of sales (KTVA Alaska)

// Editor-in-chief Ricardo Baca says farewell to The Cannabist (Cannabist)

// Report: Hollywood Sign Changed To ‘Hollyweed’ (Weed News)


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Thursday, December 8, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

U.S. Marine Corps Gen. John F. Kelly Commander of U.S. Southern Command speaks to the Corps of Cadets at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, December 8, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Homeland Security Pick Opposes Legal Marijuana (Marijuana.com)

// Judge clears the way for Montana medical-marijuana patients to get new providers (KTVQ 2 )

// Colorado Planning Crackdown on Homegrown Cannabis (Leafly)


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// Marijuana legalization opponents criticized for coming up short on volunteers at start of recount (Portland Press Herald)

// New Market: Smooth rollout expected for Arkansas MMJ industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Anchorage marijuana shop first to complete final inspections; sets opening date (KTUU 2 )

// Head of Alaska’s Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office to step down (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Leamington grower Aphria has huge multimillion-dollar recreational pot plans (Windsor Star)

// Toronto Board of Health Wants Canada’s Pharmacies to Sell MMJ (Marijuana Industry News)

// NEW REPORT: Arizona Marijuana Sales to Top $681 Million by 2020 Despite Failure of Prop. 205 (Marijuana Industry News)


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

Disgraced New Jersey governor Chris Christie.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
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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Wednesday, November 16, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Head Prohibitionist Kevin Sabet is going to need a new job in a few years.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// National anti-pot group SAM takes stock post-election: ‘No one’s closing up shop over here’ (The Cannabist)

// Opponents of legalized marijuana set to request recount, at cost of $500,000 (Portland Press Herald)

// Growers forced to torch moldy marijuana as record rainfall takes toll on Oregon crops (Register Guard)


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// Data Dive: Legalization No Longer a Partisan Issue, 2016 Election Data Show (Leafly)

// Potential New Top Democrat Supports Marijuana Reform (Marijuana.com)

// Clark County DA not pursuing minor marijuana possession cases post-Question 2 (KTNV ABC 13)

// Vermont Lawmakers Will Push To Legalize Pot, Against Gov. Elect Scott’s Urging (Vermont Public Radio)

// Oakland-owned public bank would serve cannabis industry (KTVU Fox 2 News)

// High-CBD products are gaining traction in pot shops and reaching beyond typical consumers, new report shows (The Cannabist)

// Colorado governor calls marijuana gray market “a clear and present danger” (Denver Post)


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