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Monday, October 2, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, October 2, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Legal age to buy pot in Quebec will be 18 and it won’t be sold at deps (Montreal Gazette)

// Shane McMahon, son of Trump cabinet member, poured $500G into legal cannabis company (NY Daily News)

// Florida will miss deadline for handing out medical-marijuana licenses (Orlando Weekly)


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// Black Caucus may ‘take a knee’ if General Assembly leaders don’t swiftly pass medical marijuana expansion (Baltimore Sun)

// Maui’s second medical marijuana dispensary receives state approval to begin sales (Pacific Business News)

// RTD: Pot Tax Money ‘Lost Forever’ (CBS Denver)

// Concerns grow over how to bank cash crop (Boston Herald)

// Marijuana providers await details of state’s so-far murky testing requirements (Bozeman Daily Chronicle)

// Pot legalization in California brings a bonanza of government jobs (Los Angeles Times)

// Marijuana arrests plunge in 2016, but racial disparity remains (Boston Globe)


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Thursday, August 24, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, August 24, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Lawmakers Tell Sessions To Stop Blocking Marijuana Research (MassRoots)

// First member of state pot commission didn’t support legalization (Boston Globe)

// What happened to Women Grow? Rapid growth strategic changes contributed to contraction (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// MassRoots to Acquire CannaRegs for $12 Million in Stock (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Will legal pot be a chance for minority business owners? (Boston Globe)

// When you write legislation really quickly sometimes you accidentally cut funding for buses and museums (Denverite)

// Smoke this: John Morgan adds plaintiffs to marijuana lawsuit (Florida Politics)

// Marijuana Industry More Stable Than Journalism Says Reporter Jumping Ship (Westword)

// Why weed could cut into liquor sales across Nevada (Las Vegas Sun)

// New York Announces Major Changes to Medical Cannabis Program (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Wednesday, May 31, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Rick Scott says he’s ‘reviewing’ whether to call medical marijuana special session (Florida Politics)

// An Uncertain Future For Marijuana Legalization In June’s Special Session (Vermont Public Radio)

// Colorado’s weed boom will fund schools and fight opioid addiction (Vice News)


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// Nevada’s Hopes for Legal Cannabis Lounges Are Dead (For Now) (Merry Jane)

// More Georgians sign up for medical marijuana program, still unable to buy in state (The Cannabist (AP))

// States offer breaks to minority marijuana entrepreneurs (WCVB 5 ABC (AP))

// DOJ Turns Attention to Cannabis Enforcement (Leafly (AP))

// Marijuana theft in Laytonville triggers search by SWAT canine teams (The Press Democrat)

// Washington State: Market Share Doubles for Concentrates (Marijuana.com)

// Grandmother Who Lost Her Home Because Her Son Sold Marijuana Wins Pennsylvania Supreme Court Case (Forbes)


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

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

// Bill to diversify Md. medical marijuana industry fails in final seconds of session (Washington Post)

// Vt. Senate near punting on pot (Rutland Herald)

// New Trump Drug Czar Voted Against Marijuana Amendments in Congress (MassRoots)


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// Melissa Etheridge Flies With Her Medical Marijuana (Marijuana.com)

// Dallas To Vote On Proposal Reducing Marijuana Penalty (CBS DFW)

// State releases draft medical marijuana regulations for doctors (McCall)

// Governor Bruce Rauner talks passenger rail and legalizing recreational marijuana on tour through the state (WQAD 8)

// Nevada County prepares for process to write new marijuana grow regulations (The Union)

// Judge to decide if RI employers can refuse to hire medical marijuana users (WPRI 12)

// Marijuana Business Daily joins Associated Press (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Wednesday, December 14, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana Is Harder Than Ever for Younger Teens to Find (US News & World Report)

// Trudeau Gets Green Light on Legalizing Pot With Retail Sales (Bloomberg)

// How States Can Bring African-Americans Into the Marijuana Industry (Rolling Stone)


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// Mexican Senate approves medical marijuana bill (Yahoo News)

// New Vermont Governor Supports Predecessor’s Marijuana Move (Marijuana.com)

// Pro-pot group slams age limit (Boston Herald)

// Kentucky Bill Would Legalize Medical Marijuana, Take Step to Nullify Federal Prohibition (10th Amendment Center)

// Oregonians to banks: Go ahead, work with cannabis businesses (Portland Business Journal)

// Colorado researchers receive $2.35M to study marijuana use on driving, other impacts of legalization (Cannabist)

// Medical marijuana dispensary told they must close their doors; Owner says no (South Tahoe Now)


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Monday, September 12, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, September 12, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Black lawmakers want more diversity in medical marijuana business (New Haven Register)

// College High: Students Are Using More Marijuana, Fewer Opioids (NPR)

// Arizona’s governor asked voters to fact-check whether pot is safer than alcohol. So we did. (Washington Post)


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// Canada Wants the U.S. to Change Its ‘Ludicrous’ Marijuana Policy (Time)

// Two of Canada’s big five banks backing away from marijuana industry (Herald News)

// Maine Chiefs of Police Association comes out against Question 1 (WLBZ)

// Sheriff: Medical marijuana bills may aid criminals (Detroit News)

// California Highway Patrol stresses neutral position on marijuana legalization (Sacramento Bee)

// Philly mulls home delivery of medical marijuana (Philly.com)

// Oregon officials propose policy tweak to nudge marijuana stores into new regulated market (Oregon Live)


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