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Friday, April 13, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, April 13, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Mitch McConnell Introduces Bill to Legalize Industrial Hemp (Green Market Report)

// While Weedmaps battles state, its executives seek cannabis distribution license in California (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Meet Acreage Holdings John Boehner’s New Cannabis Crush (Leafly)


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// Medical marijuana bill to treat PTSD, chronic pain, and Parkinson’s heads to the state senate (New Orleans Times-Picayune)

// Senators Press Sessions To Stop Blocking Marijuana Research (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana and pizza entrepreneur has raised more than $100,000 to challenge Denver’s mayor in the 2019 election (Cannabist)

// MedMen to Enter into Reverse Merger to Become Public Company in Canada (Green Market Report)

// Pushing the boundaries’: Canadian cannabis companies aim to skirt strict rules with creative marketing (Toronto Star)

// Police: Cannabis users top 3,000 for 1st time in 2017 (Japan News)

// Maine House OKs retail marijuana bill, but with fewer votes (Cannabist (AP))


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Monday, April 2, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, April 2, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Medical marijuana dispensaries among entities that get first shot at applying for a retail pot shop license (MassLive)

// Georgia Lawmakers Approve PTSD, Intractable Pain as Qualifying Conditions (Leafly)

// Oregon’s Crackdown On Cannabis Sales To Minors Appears To Be Working (Oregon Public Radio)


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// Here’s why pot sellers are paying prime rents for warehouse and storefront space (LA Times)

// California Today: In Oakland, a Clash of Artists vs. Big Cannabis (New York Times)

// From horse to hemp: Colorado rancher eyes second calling (Cannabist)

// An Oral History of ‘Up In Smoke’ on Its 40th Anniversary (Leafly)

// This State Could Allow Non-Residents Access to Medical Marijuana (High Times)

// RI Compassion Center Employee Denied Mortgage Due to ‘Marijuana Related’ Income (Go Local Prov)

// Amid Federal Threats, State Treasurer Pushes For Marijuana Banking Access (Marijuana Moment)


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Wednesday, March 28, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Gov. Murphy greatly expands New Jersey’s medical marijuana program (Philadelphia Inquirer)

// Medical marijuana: Dispensary offers R.I. $5M to limit competition (Providence Journal)

// Stolen Weed, Stolen Cash: New Marijuana Laws Put Pot Producers at Risk (Rolling Stone)


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// Dried medical cannabis exports from Canada rise tenfold in 2017 (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canada’s Golden Leaf seeks to carpet U.S. with cannabis retail stores (Globe and Mail)

// Detailed Look at 815 California Cannabis Retail and Dispensing Licenses (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Alaska recreational cannabis supply on the upswing, wholesale marijuana still fetching high prices (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Iowa licenses three retailers for upcoming low-THC marijuana sales (Marijuana Business Daily)

// 25 marijuana dispensaries seek OK to operate in Ann Arbor (Michigan Live)

// Remember that company developing a marijuana resort in California? They’re selling the town to an oil company. (Cannabist)


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Friday, October 27, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, October 27, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump speaks out on drugs: ‘they’re bad’ (Washington Post)

// Sessions ‘Can’t Comment’ On Rumors Of Marijuana Crackdown Plans (Forbes)

// Insys Founder Arrested Charged with Racketeering (Leafly)


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// BioTrack THC Shares Plan to Minimize Disruption to Washington Cannabis Industry Caused by MJ Freeway Delay (New Cannabis Ventures)

// New Jersey Medical Marijuana: Panel OKs 5 New Conditions (Patch)

// A Well-Kept Secret: How Vets And Their Doctors Are Getting Around The VA’s Medical Marijuana Policy (Task Purpose)

// Distribution emerging as important cog in California’s marijuana supply chain (Marijuana Business Daily)

// SF looks to Oakland as it plans to regulate recreational pot sales (San Francisco Chronicle)

// South Carolina Congressman Co-Sponsors Cannabis Business Bill (Leafly)

// 420 License Plate for Vermont’s Former Attorney General (Marijuana.com)


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Monday, August 21, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, August 21, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Speakers And Partners Dropping From CWCBE Due To Association With Roger Stone (Weed News)

// One million people are expected to visit Oregon for the eclipse – and the demand for marijuana is surging (Business Insider)

// MassRoots Drops a Friday Evening Bomb (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Fake data on marijuana is spewed by a government agency (Denver Post)

// Politicians and Police Officials are Still Making Up Blatant Lies about Fentanyl-Laced Marijuana (Merry Jane)

// Bank boycott snuffs Uruguay’s legal marijuana sales (Medical Press)

// W.Va. leaders get a look at marijuana industry (Weirton Daily Times)

// Board Votes To Add Ailments To Medical Marijuana Program (Hartford Courant)

// Marijuana Critics Describe What It’s Like to Have the World’s Best Job (Vice)

// Cannabis congeniality: A handful of bed and breakfasts are just fine with their guests lighting up (Register-Guard)


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Friday, August 4, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, August 4, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther


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// Is This The Feds’ Marijuana Crackdown? (MassRoots)

// Is Supporting Legal Pot Becoming Politically Viable in D.C.? (Rolling Stone)

// Delaware awards fourth medical marijuana business permit (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Tribal pot store near downtown Las Vegas aims to be biggest in the country (Las Vegas Sun)

// Cards Against Humanity Gave $70K To Help Legalize Marijuana In Illinois (Chicagoist)

// Nevada Supreme Court protects confidentiality of medical marijuana business owners (Nevada Independent)

// New Hampshire Lawmakers Not Thrilled With Trump’s ‘Drug-Infested Den’ Comments (Roll Call)

// Minnesota medical cannabis market opens to PTSD patients (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Could Easthampton become a Massachusetts ‘marijuana destination’? Planning Board member says, ‘That’s kind of wonderful’ (Mass Live)

// Puff Piece on Moms and Marijuana Sparks Important Conversation About Racist Cannabis Policing (Merry Jane)


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Monday, June 12, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, June 12, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Maryland court again refuses to delay medical cannabis licensing (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Legal marijuana could be a $5-billion boon to the state economy – but some users may stay illegal (LA Times)

// Welcome to Ganjachusetts (Boston Magazine)


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// Gov. Hickenlooper signs controversial civil asset forfeiture bill, calls it “important first step” in addressing problems with practice (The Denver Post)

// Colorado Company’s Pot Cases Seized By Federal Authorities (CBS Denver)

// Attorney Plans Lawsuit to Allow for Smoking of Medical Pot (U.S. News & World Report (AP) )

// Colorado marijuana sales in April 2017 top $125 million (The Cannabist)

// This Firefighter Took A Doctor’s Advice To Use Medical Marijuana – Now He Could Be Fired (BuzzFeed News)

// Connecticut Commissioner Agrees to Add 3 Qualifying Conditions (U.S. News)

// NBA Finals: Hotel where Warriors practice taken over by National Cannabis Expo (CBS Sports)


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Wednesday, June 7, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Tobacco wholesalers want in on recreational marijuana (The Boston Globe)

// NJ Governor Candidate Pledges Legal Marijuana In Victory Speech (MassRoots)

// After years of lobbying by veterans, Colorado adds PTSD as medical marijuana condition (The Cannabist)


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// Seminole-owned business strikes deal with marijuana-industry firm (Sun Sentinel)

// Prosecution of marijuana attorney could impact industry, fellow lawyers say (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana producer details source of banned pesticide problem (The Globe and Mail)

// Medical Marijuana Commission Finalizes Application Forms for Dispensaries and Cultivation Facilities (Arkansas Matters)

// DPA and ACLU of CA Sue City of Fontana to Uphold Rights Granted by California’s Marijuana Legalization Law (Drug Policy Alliance)

// Former British Police Chief: It’s Time for the U.K. to Legalize Pot (TIME Magazine)

// The Denver Post’s marijuana editor campaigned to get rid of drug testing at the paper (Denverite)


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Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Aphria Closes Upsized $86mm Equity Sale, the Largest Capital Raise in Canada to Date (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Georgia’s Allen Peake Wins Medical Marijuana Expansion in Georgia (Leafly)

// Joe Negron open to special session on medical marijuana (Florida Politics)


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// Harvest One Cannabis Inc. Swiss subsidiary Satipharm AG completes first product shipment to Australia (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Bill to add PTSD as qualifying condition for medical marijuana use advances in NY Senate (WKBW 7 ABC)

// D.C. Seeks To Expand List Of Professionals Who Can Recommend Medical Marijuana (WAMU American University)

// Ann Arbor considering types of marijuana businesses it wants in city (Michigan Live)

// Medicine Man Technologies to Buy Denver Consulting Group for $3.5mm in Stock (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Senate Democrats Advance Pot Tax Competing With Governor’s (US News & World Report)

// Meet Shanya Schonauer, California’s First State-Certified Budtender (Leafly)


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Thursday, May 4, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, May 4, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Won’t Appoint Tom Marino to Be Drug Czar (US News & World Report)

// Pot Legalization Bill Favored by Vt. House Unlikely to Pass Senate (Valley News)

// New York Assembly Adds PTSD to Medical Marijuana Conditions (Marijuana.com)


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// Australia receives first marijuana oil imports (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Tilray Announces Medical Cannabis Export to Cyprus (Business Wire)

// Deal extends Canadian medical cannabis grower’s footprint west (Marijuana Business Daily)

// PennDOT Adopt-A-Highway Program Discriminates Against Cannabis (Weed News)

// The NFLPA Finally Seems Ready To Tackle Its Aversion To Medical Marijuana (Deadspin)

// Colorado congressman takes ‘pot’ shot at Space’s comments (New Jersey Herald)

// Wichita Police Vow to Back Off Marijuana Enforcement (MassRoots)


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