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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A Canadian flag is shot from below as it ripples in the wind.

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Legal marijuana deadline may be up in smoke as Tory senators stall bills (Globe and Mail)

// Teen Marijuana Use Down In Most Legalized States, Federal Data Says (Marijuana Moment)

// Opioid Crisis: Trump Prescribes Heavy Dose of ‘Alternative Facts’ (Leafly)


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// Canada provinces reach tax deal for recreational marijuana (BBC News)

// Hostile Takeovers and Poison Pills: Canadian Cannabis Gets Combative (Leafly)

// Coffee Shop Wants to Be Denver’s First Legal Cannabis Club (Leafly (AP))

// First Look At Ohio’s 2018 Marijuana Legalization Ballot Measure (Marijuana Moment)

// After a hot summer, Colorado’s cannabis sales cool down (Cannabist)

// Long Strange Marijuana Case Takes Another Turn in Pot Entrepreneur’s Favor (Voice of San Diego)

// Poll shows Georgia Republicans support medical marijuana cultivation (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)


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Wednesday, November 8, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

New Jersey's newly elected governor Phil Murphy grins widely for a photo in a dinner while holding up a white ceramic coffee cup.

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Election results: Recreational cannabis legalization strong possibility in New Jersey + wins in Detroit (Marijuana Business Daily)

// California treasurer wants the state to study a public bank option for pot businesses (LA Times)

// Only one-third of marijuana extracts accurately labeled, researchers say (CNN)


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// Massachusetts marijuana oversight board seeks $7.5 million budget (MassLive)

// Republicans say they’ll block marijuana bill again if it isn’t overhauled (Portland Press Herald)

// Push to Legalize Recreational Pot in Illinois Takes Step Forward (NBC Chicago)

// SF supervisors offer more changes to recreational cannabis legislation (San Francisco Gate)

// Will recreational pot in Mass. kill RI’s medical marijuana program? (Providence Journal)

// Cannabis Companies Struggle To Be Charitable (CBS Denver)

// Marijuana to be sold through private stores in Manitoba (Globe and Mail)


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Wednesday, October 4, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New acting Drug Enforcement Administration chief appointed (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Interior Alaska voters strongly reject proposed pot bans (News Miner)

// Special session ends abruptly after Republican state senators reject second of two bills to fix Colorado pot-tax error (Denver Post)


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// First Maryland medical cannabis crop grown, but not yet for sale (Baltimore Sun)

// FDA To Review Medical Claims About Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)

// Trudeau Proposes C$1 a Gram Tax on Canada’s Recreational Pot (Bloomberg)

// Given a Monopoly on Ontario Store Product, Licensed Producers Push for Online Sales (Leafly)

// San Diego legalizes local supply chain for marijuana (San Diego Union-Tribune)

// 3 months into recreational marijuana sales, Nevada dispensaries experience pot shortage (My News 4)

// Pennsylvania medical marijuana program on track, but legal issues loom (Marijuana Business Daily)


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

Maine governor Paul LePage.

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

// Bill to make sale of recreational marijuana legal in Maine faces uncertain fate (Portland Press Herald)

// Atlanta City Council votes unanimously to decriminalize marijuana (Atlanta Loop)

// GOP state lawmakers down one of two bills brought by Democrats during special legislative session to fix pot-tax error (Denver Post)


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// Longtime Activist Launches Cannabis News Portal (Weed News)

// This Obscure 45-Year-Old Federal Law Exempts State-Legal Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)

// Grower asks state for edible cannabis rules (Florida Politics)

// Interior Alaska voters have big decisions to make Tuesday (Daily News-Miner)

// Chart: Lots of patients, small purchases in Hawaii’s first month of medical marijuana sales (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Colorado drags down national marijuana prices in first half of 2017 (Cannabist)

// CEO Spotlight: O.penVAPE’s Ralph Morgan (Green Market Report)


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Monday, September 11, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The US Capitol Building.

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Monday, September 11, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Rohrabacher-Blumenauer medical marijuana protections extended by debt limit deal (Cannabist)

// The Ontario Proposition: Details and Feedback from the Scene (Leafly)

// Future of Michigan medical marijuana dispensaries in the hands of licensing board (Detroit Free Press)


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// Legal Marijuana Is Almost Here. If Only Pot Farmers Were on Board. (New York Times)

// Insights: How Republicans went to pot in Colorado (Gazette)

// Going into its fourth harvest, industrial hemp industry still facing growing pains (Denver Post)

// Leafly Launches ‘The Roll-Up,’ a Podcast That Makes News Less Newsy (Leafly)

// Startup buzzkill: California bans drone delivery services of legalized pot (ARS Technica)

// Hundreds of Unlicensed Marijuana Delivery Services Spark Controversy in San Diego (NBC San Diego)

// President Trump’s claim that a wall will ‘stop much of the drugs from pouring into this country’ (Washington Post)


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Wednesday, August 30, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Nevada liquor group loses appeal over marijuana transport rules (Nevada Independent)

// Longtime Trump confidant Roger Stone apologizes for racist comments after cannabis industry threatens to boycott his speech (Business Insider)

// Cannabis media company HERB raises millions to expand to NYC and LA (Business Insider)


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// Jeff Sessions slams Hollywood for ‘accommodating’ drug messages (Washington Examiner)

// Locations of medical marijuana dispensaries won’t be public until state licenses are issued (Baltimore Sun)

// Dixie Brands pulling out of Arizona medical cannabis market (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Adelanto’s power infrastructure short to meet commercial cannabis demand (Victorville Daily Press)

// Humboldt County union launches campaign against illegal indoor cannabis grows (Cannifornian)

// San Diego Sets Sights on Illegal Delivery Services (Leafly)

// An exclusive look inside a weed-delivery startup with billion-dollar dreams (Market Watch)


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Wednesday, July 26, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Republicans Block Congressional Marijuana Votes (MassRoots)

// The Haymaker: Will Trump Fire Sessions By the Time You Finish This Headline? (Leafly)

// Federal lawsuit against Sessions and DEA says marijuana’s Schedule I status unconstitutional (Cannabist)


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// Colorado Springs head shops accused of illegal marijuana sales; 13 indicted (Cannabist)

// LA’s weed industry needs a bank. City leaders might create one it can use (Los Angeles Daily News)

// Wash. state anti-pot billboard aimed at Latinos sparks outrage (New York Daily News)

// Canada’s Licensed Producers Band Together Over Advertising Rules (Marijuana.com)

// Brazil’s Health Agency Plans Regulations for Medical Cannabis Cultivation (Merry Jane)

// The future of cannabis is organic and ethical: Q&A with Dr. Bronner’s CEO David Bronner (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Adam Silver Partly Blames NBA Weed Ban on Travel (Marijuana.com)


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Monday, May 22, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, May 22, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Rhode Island Marijuana Legalization Deal In The Works (MassRoots)

// Medical cannabis producers’ numbers don’t match reports (NM Political Report)

// Australian Cannabis Producer AusCann Raises $12mm (New Cannabis Ventures)


// Alaska cops and prison guards banned from owning or operating cannabis businesses (Cannabist)

// Utah Republicans Blunt Medical Marijuana Resolution (KUER 90.1 News)

// Ohio supreme court judge calls for legalisation of marijuana (The Guardian)

// Keep paying higher fees for medical marijuana users Arizona judge rules (Tucson.com)

// Pot convictions go up in smoke with California legalization (The Courier)

// Organizers of a Colorado marijuana rally fined over trash (KOAA News 5 NBC)

// Facebook Shuts Down the Page of Pot-Legalization Campaign Safer Arizona (New Phoenix Times)


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Tuesday, April 18, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// 3 Raimondo officials oppose legalizing recreational pot this session (Providence Journal)

// How Republicans and Democrats in Congress are joining forces to defeat Sessions’ war on weed (Yahoo News)

// Marijuana businesses worry about Trump but expect to prevail (CNN Money)


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// Poll: Most Americans Don’t Care Who Uses Marijuana (MassRoots)

// Chart: 4/20 holiday gives marijuana businesses more than just a bump (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Pa. Gov. Wolf: Medical Pot Is ‘Being Done the Right Way’ (NBC Philadelphia)

// Colorado lawmakers pass measure allowing counties to levy collect marijuana taxes (Denver Post)

// Drive-thru marijuana dispensary opening in Colorado on 4/20 (KTNV)

// Cannabis Companies Find More Customers That Want Less THC (Forbes)

// Who Is Tony Greenhand? A Day in the Life of the World’s Greatest Joint Roller (Leafly)

 

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Friday, April 7, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, April 7, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Nevada GOP leaders ask Sessions for help with marijuana laws (Reno Gazette-Journal)

// Ruling blunts Arizona law banning medical marijuana on college campuses (Tucson.com)

// California police not down with Gov. Brown’s marijuana plan (Cannabist)


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// Virginia will undertake a study of marijuana decriminalization this year (Richmond Rimes-Dispatch)

// Denver’s Social Consumption Committee Meeting for Last Time Today (Westword)

// Bill proposes study on legalizing recreational marijuana for discussion in 2019 Legislature (Missoulian)

// Medical marijuana patients in Colorado can keep using while they await trial (Denverite)

// Nevada Senate pushes pair of marijuana tax bills (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Cannabis Two-Step: Raise Cash in Canada Spend It in U.S. (Bloomberg)

// French election: Four out of five presidential candidates support relaxation of cannabis laws (Independent)


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