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

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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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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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Wednesday, October 12, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// 77% Of Florida Voters Support Medical Marijuana, According to Poll (WFSU News)

// Prison Food Company Funds Legal Marijuana Opposition (Marijuana.com)

// Marijuana businesses push back on Oregon’s testing rules, ask for delay (Oregon Live)


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// Axed High Times exec sues for $6M in damages (New York Post)

// U.K. Regulator Says Some Cannabis Products Count as Medicine (Time)

// Bro hug: Presidential candidate Gary Johnson forgives ex-cabinet member in pot spat (Cannabist)

// MJ Business Daily and Emerald Scientific Partner to Produce the MJBizCon Science Symposium in Las Vegas (Marijuana Investor News)

// Nevada Harvests First Industrial Hemp Crop This Week (Marijuana.com)

// United by pot, divided by policy: How Maine’s pro-marijuana forces disagree (Bangor Daily News)

// Pot pop-up offering marijuana and edibles for ‘donation’ on East Van street corner (Vancouver Sun)


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Monday, July 11, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, July 11, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Democrats call for ‘pathway’ to marijuana legalization (Washington Post)

// Activists behind THC-limiting initiative to withdraw controversial Amendment 139 (The Cannabist)

// Local medical marijuana co. commits $20 million for cannabis research (WMDT 46 ABC News Maryland)


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// Medical marijuana supporters rally at Kentucky Capitol (The State Journal)

// Kentucky Nurses Association endorses medical marijuana (WDRB News Kentucky)

// Supporters of rival medical-marijuana measures not backing down (Arkansas News)

// Canopy Growth CEO Sells $1.1mm in Stock (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Portland pot dispensary targeted in Oregon marijuana industry’s first fraud investigation (Oregon Live)

// Governor, Boston Mayor Kick Off Campaign Against Marijuana Legalization (Patch)

// Oregon Launches New Cannabis Worker Permit (Leafly)


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