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Wednesday, August 15, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// A 5-year-old and her cannabis can go to public kindergarten, California judge rules (Sacramento Bee)

// Garbage from Washington state’s booming pot industry clogs gutters, sewers, and landfills (Washington Post)

// Investor Scraps $8.3M Marijuana Deal With Businessman Linked To Investigation (Maine Public)


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// Pennsylvania cracks down on dispensary for selling cannabis for $1 a gram (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana is not really legal in California if residents don’t have a reasonable way to buy it (Los Angeles Times)

// Scientists Discover You Can Use Espresso Machines To Make Marijuana Extracts (Marijuana Moment)

// Anti-Marijuana Group Wants Campaign Finance Transparency, Kind Of (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana Emerges As Key Issue In Nevada U.S. Senate Race (Marijuana Moment)

// Maryland Bank Continues to Aggressively Bank Cannabis Industry (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Regulatory delay holds up Louisiana’s medical cannabis program (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Monday, April 30, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, April 30, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// LePage vetoes bill to launch recreational marijuana marketplace (Portland Press Herald)

// As Denver Post Guts Cannabist, Former Editor Ricardo Baca May Buy It (Marijuana Moment)

// Seattle Moves to Wipe Out 2 Decades Of Marijuana Possession Convictions (Fortune)


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// Is Michael Cohen Trump’s Lawyer Investing In Marijuana? (Fresh Toast)

// At 89, legendary psychiatrist and marijuana advocate still wonders about Harvard professorship (Boston Globe)

// 5 Contentious Items in BC’s New Cannabis Legislation (Leafly)

// Michigan’s Cannabis Power Base Influences State Politics (Weed News)

// Walters: Effort to Revive Full Cannabis Legalization Flames Out (Seven Days)

// So far California has 6,000 licensed cannabis businesses. Here’s what that looks like (Orange County Register)

// NFL player makes medical marijuana history: ‘I have a life to live’ (CNN)


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Friday, February 9, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, February 9, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Washington Regulators: ‘Security Incident’ Caused Cannabis-Tracking Woes (Leafly)

// Baker’s comment on Cannabis Control Commission triggers backlash (Salem News)

// Seattle moves to wipe away old pot possession convictions (Capitol Hill Seattle Blog)


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// Publicly-Traded Global Tobacco Company Bets on Cannabis (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Hawaii May Allow Tourists To Buy Medical Marijuana (Civil Beat)

// Bernie Sanders Launches Marijuana Petition (Marijuana Moment)

// Cannabis Crackdown? Marijuana ‘Gifting’ Events Draw The Attention Of D.C. Authorities (WAMU)

// LA pot shop serves 23606 people in first month of legalization (Mashable)

// Why Is it So Hard to Study Pot? (Rolling Stone)

// Trump Pressured Netanyahu to Stop Israeli Cannabis Exports, Reports Say (Leafly)


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Friday, January 5, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, January 5, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Lawmakers React To Sessions Anti-Marijuana Move (Marijuana Moment)

// Vt. House gives marijuana bill a clear path to governor’s desk (The Hill)

// Pennsylvania Gives Approval to First Medical Pot Dispensary (U.S. News & World Report (AP))


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// Following shift in federal policy, Alaska Marijuana Control Board Chair resigns (KTUU 2 NBC)

// Maine accepting applications for industrial hemp licenses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Oklahoma Governor Sets June Election for Medical Marijuana (U.S. News & World Report (AP))

// Pot Stocks Plunge on Report U.S. to Rescind Expansion Policy (Bloomberg)

// Aurora Nordic Cannabis Denmark Facility Targets 120 Million Grams Annual Production (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Rebecca Johnson says legalizing medical marijuana will stop Kentucky’s opioid crisis (Louisville Courier-Journal)

// As Vets Demand Cannabis for PTSD, Science Races to Unlock Its Secrets (Scientific American)


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Friday, November 17, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, November 17, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Here are the rules for legal marijuana in California once law goes into effect Jan. 1 (OC Register)

// Quebec unveils zero-tolerance marijuana plan: No home-grown cannabis allowed (Globe and Mail)

// National Cannabis Industry Association Joins Michigan’s Marijuana Legalization Campaign (Weed News)


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// Bank’s refusal to process online payments slows marijuana ID cards (My Palm Beach Post)

// Canadian companies aim to create medical cannabis powerhouse in Latin America (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Senators Debate Marijuana Use By Judges (Marijuana Moment)

// The truth behind the ‘first marijuana overdose death’ (Washington Post)

// Aurora Cannabis Gets $100 Million From Canaccord Genuity (Green Market Report)

// NEW REPORT: Marijuana Stores as Profitable as Starbucks (Marijuana Industry News)

// Steep Hill Ventures to Focus on Funding Early Stage Cannabis Companies (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Friday, October 6, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, October 6, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana bill would let communities decide on allowing recreational pot businesses (Portland Press Herald)

// Sativa and Indica: Just Smoke and Mirrors? (Marijuana.com)

// Congressman: Medical Marijuana Can Help Breast Cancer Sufferers (Marijuana Moment)


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// Money woes hamper New York’s medical marijuana program (Press Connects)

// Florida nursing home denies use of medical marijuana by chronic pain patient (WFTS Action News)

// Alaska marijuana sales break records for sixth straight month (Juneau Empire)

// Maricann to Offer Julian Marley Cannabis Products in Canada and Western Europe (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Random drug tests after DUI arrest ruled unconstitutional by Washington Supreme Court (Cannabist)

// LARA Releases Advisory Bulletin Regarding Testing of Marihuana and Marihuana-Infused Products (Marijuana Industry News)

// Delaware panel weighs issues of legalizing marijuana told to ‘keep it simple, keep it restricted’ (Cannabist)


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

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

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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 1, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Attorney General Sessions wants to know the science on marijuana and opioids. Here it is. (Washington Post)

// New York’s medical marijuana law sponsors say Health Department should slow its roll on adding more growers (NY Daily News)

// Before Legalization, Scott Wants Impairment Test That Doesn’t Exist Yet (Valley News)


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// Colorado AG wants Sessions to look at state’s marijuana industry before imposing crackdown (The Denver Channel)

// Oregon’s Governor Pushes Back Against Stricter Marijuana Laws (KHSU)

// Alaska marijuana tax revenue dropped in January (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Maine Marijuana Panel Deluged With Comments (Maine Public)

// Workshop held for Maine municipal leaders on legal marijuana (WLBZ 2 NBC)

// Feds To Track Marijuana Employment (MassRoots)

// Sir Patrick Stewart confesses he relies on CANNABIS SPRAY to keep his hands working (Express)


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Friday, January 13, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, January 13, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Colorado Municipal League plans bill that could cripple cannabis use in Denver businesses (Denverite)

// Marijuana Eases Pain, But Jury’s Out On Other Health Benefits, Scientists Say (Huffington Post)

// Trump’s Veterans Affairs Pick Open To Medical Marijuana (Marijuana.com)


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// Colorado governor: ‘The state of our state is strong’ (Pueblo Chieftain)

// Gov. Cuomo says pot possession shouldn’t land New Yorkers in jail as he wraps up State of the State tour (NY Daily News)

// Legislator files hemp bill to give crop a chance in Alaska (KTUU 2 NBC)

// High Times magazine is leaving New York for Los Angeles (Crain’s)

// CannaKorp Raises $4.1 Million in Series A Round (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Cannabist Show: Her creative canna-business crosses state lines; He’s consulting on Louisiana’s MMJ program (Cannabist)

// Montreal’s Cannabis Culture stores to reopen Friday – without the pot (CBC Radio)


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