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Tuesday, August 8, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A caricature of Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Jeff Sessions’ letter to Oregon gov cites ‘pervasive illicit cannabis cultivation’ (Cannabist)

// Inslee and Ferguson Defend Washington Marijuana Regulations in Reply to Sessions (Marijuana Industry News)

// Weed Scene Elated as City Appears to Embrace Pot Shop Permits (LA Weekly)


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// State Lawmakers’ Group Urges Feds to Deschedule Cannabis (Leafly)

// Want to influence Massachusetts weed industry decisions? Regs board now forming (Cannabist)

// DEA plans to reduce quota of government-grown marijuana for research in 2018 (Cannabist)

// Scott To Create ‘Blue Ribbon Commission’ To Study Marijuana Legalization Issues (Vermont Public Radio)

// Pot Report Sparks War of Words Between New York Mayor & Drug Policy Alliance (The Fix)

// Chart: Many operational marijuana businesses are seeking funding in 2017 (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Neil deGrasse Tyson Endorses Legalizing Marijuana (MassRoots)


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Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates addresses the members of the media during a presser.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates Criticizes Jeff Sessions for Renewed Drug War (Merry Jane)

// Massachusetts picks panel to draft rec cannabis compromise (Marijuana Business Daily)

// After Two Years Medical Cannabis Still Not Profitable in Minnesota (Iowa Public Radio)


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// Maryland regulators want to deny license to medical cannabis firm (Baltimore Sun)

// Utah Group Files 2018 Medical Marijuana Ballot Initiative (Leafly (AP))

// Marijuana smuggling scandal linked to Pa. grower permit recipient (Penn Live)

// T-Shirts and Hats Used to Advertise Pot Products Could Be Banned (LA Weekly)

// Nevada Taxation Department prepares to license recreational pot purveyors this week (Record-Courier)

// Trump Veterans Secretary: Legal Marijuana Helps Advance Research (MassRoots)

// Chart: Cannabis industry employs 165,000-plus workers (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Thursday, June 8, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Florida governor Rick Scott stands on stage during the CPAC conference in front of a large graphic of a map of his state.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, June 8, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Rick Scott expands special session call to include medical marijuana (Florida Politics)

// 10th Circuit: Neighbors may file federal RICO lawsuit against state-licensed marijuana growing operation (Washington Post)

// More Banks Open Marijuana Accounts Under Trump (MassRoots)


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// Jeff Brandes files amendment to medical marijuana in Senate (Florida Politics)

// Women hold 5% of board seats in publicly listed Canadian MJ firms (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Weed Startups Will Make Warehouse Rents More Expensive in L.A. and Boston (Bloomberg News)

// Marijuana dispensary map released by LA’s city controller (Curbed LA)

// Why Did San Diego Declare War on Med-West? (Leafly)

// The word ‘and’ in Colorado bill marks major mistake for marijuana research (KKTV News)

// Dr. Bronner’s wants to help you find organic marijuana in Colorado (Denverite)


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Wednesday, April 19, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// DHS head John Kelly gave a clear signal that the Trump administration is heading for a marijuana crackdown (Business Insider)

// House, Senate Pass Competing Bills to Regulate Medical Marijuana (Sunshine State News)

// Legalization plan doesn’t include amnesty for past marijuana-convictions: Liberals (The Globe and Mail)


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// DOJ Busts New Mexico Spending Federal Money on Marijuana (MassRoots)

// GreenWave’s Matt Karnes Predicts Fully Legal Cannabis Markets In 8 New States By 2018 (Benzinga)

// CA marijuana distributor to launch ‘institute’ serving small growers (Marijuana Business Daily)

// California Cannabis Farmers Insist on Driving Their Own Trucks; Here’s Why (Leafly News)

// Smoke pot in Oregon? Your name now protected from feds (Oregon Live)

// Researchers to study potential medicinal properties of natural products, which could include cannabis (The Post Athens)

// Colorado Department Of Transportation Hiding Miniature ‘Mile 420’ Signs (Weed News)


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Monday, April 3, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

John Oliver talks about marijuana.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, April 3, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// John Oliver Goes Off On America’s Most Absurd Marijuana Laws (Huffington Post)

// Trump And Marijuana: Justice Department Contacts Colorado Officials About Cannabis Cases (International Business Times)

// Exclusive: Here’s how Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper really feels about marijuana (The Cannabist)


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// Jerry Jones addresses Roger Goodell’s contract marijuana at owners-only meeting (Sporting News)

// Congressman Talks Marijuana In Launching Challenge Against Ted Cruz (Mass Roots)

// Criticism of U. of Mississippi Marijuana Quality Unfair (The Chronicle of Higher Education)

// California dispensary opens club for kids who use medical cannabis oil (Fox 4 Kansas City)

// Governor signs 12 marijuana bills more on his desk (Baxter Bulletin)

// A Real Estate Boom Powered by Pot (NY Times)

// More than 10000 attend Hash Bash call for Michigan marijuana legalization (MLive)


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Thursday, March 30, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Now-President Donald Trump slumps as he walks off stage while still a candidate.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, March 30, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Richard Baum to Be Trump’s Acting Drug Czar (Leafly )

// Colorado Legislators Vote to Rein In Medical Marijuana Home Grows (5280)

// Canadian medical marijuana producer to open online store (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Researchers identify genes that give cannabis its flavor (Phys.org)

// Aurora Cannabis to Take 19.9% Stake in Australia’s Cann Group IPO (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Dispensary announces statewide marijuana delivery service (WCVB 5 ABC)

// Argentine Senate approves medical use of cannabis oil (WFMJ NBC)

// Rehab Clinics Are Using Cannabis to Help Drug Addicts Recover (Merry Jane)

// Viceland Goes To Pot; Sets Weed Week With Return Of ‘Weediquette’, ‘Bong Appetit’ (Deadline Hollywood)

// Las Vegas man to become first pro race car driver sponsored by marijuana brand (News 3 Las Vegas NBC)


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Wednesday, March 29, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// VT House delays vote on legalizing marijuana (Burlington Free Press)

// Massachusetts approves $300k for marijuana start-up costs (Mass Live)

// Twitter Censors Marijuana Searches – Then Reverses Decision (Merry Jane)


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// First Amendment 2 Implementing Bill Passes House Committee (US News & World Report)

// Georgia closer to medical marijuana expansion (The Telegraph)

// Canadian producer invests $3M in Arizona medical marijuana grower (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Clark County marijuana panel talks social clubs in first meeting (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Brownies and gummy bears dominate marijuana discussion in Nevada Legislature (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Dustup Over NIDA-Grown Ditch Weed Leads Johns Hopkins to Ditch PTSD Study (Leafly)

// Illinois medical marijuana use rejected for intractable pain, autism (Chicago Tribune)


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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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Wednesday, March 15, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Grover Norquist speaks into a microphone during a political event in Arizona.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana’s taxing situation: Q&A with political activist Grover Norquist (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Denver is trying to figure out what state ban on “open and public” consumption means for Initiative 300 (Denverite)

// Arkansas Senate again rejects medical-marijuana smoking ban (Arkansas Online)


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// Pesticide-laden medical marijuana spurs third Canadian lawsuit (Globe and Mail)

// Medical-marijuana company CEO pushes for stricter cannabis regulation (Globe and Mail)

// House bill advances to give University of Florida $2.5M for medical marijuana study (SaintPetersBlog)

// Pot offenders would have convictions wiped clean under new bill (Las Vegas Sun)

// Baldacci: Make city government Bangor’s sole retail marijuana seller (Bangor Daily News)

// Cannabis marketing platform gets added funding, raises $3.5M (Marijuana Business Daily)

// The History of Dutch Cannabis Coffeeshops, Part 1 (Leafly News)


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

A pile and bowl of the US Governments crappy crappy ditchweed. It barely resembles marijuana as we know it.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Government marijuana looks nothing like the real stuff. See for yourself. (Washington Post)

// Trump Admin Not Concerned About Canadian Legal Marijuana (MassRoots)

// Citing organized crime, Colorado House OKs efforts to limit marijuana grows (Denver Post)


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// Denver council opts to take more time on measure to allow midnight closing for marijuana shops (Denver Post)

// Group Asks Lawmakers To Hold Off On Changes To Marijuana Law (CBS Boston)

// Bill would reduce penalty for marijuana possession (My San Antonio)

// Gov. McAuliffe expected to sign marijuana reforms (TWVR CBS 6)

// ‘Cannabis’ more accurate label than ‘marijuana’, state lawmaker says (West Hawaii Today)

// Farmers in Italy fight soil contamination with cannabis (CBS Evening News)

// Chart: Marijuana business licensing backlog in Alaska (Marijuana Business Daily )


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