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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// The Drug Industry’s Triumph Over the DEA (Washington Post)

// MassRoots Board Removes CEO Isaac Dietrich (Forbes)

// Black Adults Are 7 Times More Likely to Be Arrested for Pot Than White Adults in Philadelphia Suburbs (NBC Philadelphia)


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// Legal marijuana is saving lives in Colorado, study finds (Washington Post)

// Three finalists named for cannabis commission director (Boston Globe)

// Board aims for early 2018 to issue marijuana cultivation licenses (THV 11)

// TSX Threatens to Delist Canadian Companies with U.S. Cannabis Operations (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Chart: 42% of marijuana business owners plan to expand into new markets (Marijuana Business Daily)

// New Hampshire Marijuana Study Commission To Hold First Meeting (Marijuana Moment)

// Rebuked, ex-Wolf adviser suspends sale of marijuana company (The Inquirer)


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

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

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana arrests in city increased in 2016, with large racial disparities (Politico)

// No pesticide testing done for medical marijuana, Health Canada says (The Globe and Mail)

// Bay Area Medicinal Marijuana Tests Positive For Toxic Fungicide (CBS SF BayArea)


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// UC Davis Study Finds Mold, Bacterial Contaminants in Medical Marijuana Samples (Marijuana Industry News)

// Utah House passes medical marijuana research bill (KUTV 2 CBS)

// Florida begins rulemaking workshops on medical cannabis (First Coast News ABC)

// Legal Marijuana In CT Would Bring $30M In First Full Year Under Mass. Model (Hartford Courant)

// Lawmakers aim to lower THC, add autism for medical marijuana (The Kansas City Star)

// Survey of Tennessee Conservatives Finds Support for Medical Marijuana (Memphis Daily News)

// UK Authorities Disassemble Marijuana Grow Op Found At Legoland (Huffington Post)


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Wednesday, January 25, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// California won’t be ready to regulate marijuana businesses next year, lawmaker says (Sacramento Bee)

// Jeff Sessions provides written responses on marijuana questions to Senators (Tom’s Marijuana Newsletter)

// Patriot Care Panned for Felony Stand (Leafly)


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// Virginia Bill Would Legalize Medical Marijuana, Foundation to Nullify Federal Prohibition (Tenth Amendment Center)

// Major pot insurer coming to Canada (Insurance Business)

// Israel to fund research for medical cannabis crops (Times of Israel)

// Mo. Republican: Give medical marijuana for terminally ill a shot (Hannibal Courier-Post)

// Aurora Cannabis to Raise $50.625mm (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Bill in Colorado legislature would OK PTSD for medical marijuana treatment (The Gazette)

// California marijuana business owners in legal fog as they await statewide rules (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Tuesday, January 24, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana dispensary says people w/ drug convictions can’t work in industry because they ignored “federal drug laws” (Tom’s Marijuana Newsletter)

// Illinois treasurer asks Trump to assure banks on marijuana (Chicago Sun Times)

// Colorado court says police can destroy marijuana seized in investigations (ABC 7 Denver)


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// Chart: Colorado wholesale marijuana prices tumble in 2016 (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Senate panel fast-tracks Montana medical marijuana fix (Bozeman Daily Chronicle)

// New Mexico Medical Cannabis Revenues Grow 64% to $50.6mm (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Police urge pot dispensary owners to report robberies (The Star)

// Marijuana advertising bill first to clear second reading in Legislature (Durango Herald)

// ND House: Workers’ comp can’t be used for medical marijuana (Grand Forks Herald)

// Anchorage assemblyman proposes ban on pot discounts for active military (Alaska Dispatch News)


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Monday, October 24, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, October 24, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Oregon Health Authority Finds High Pesticide Levels in Batches of “Dr. Jack” and “Marion Berry” Cannabis (Willamette Week)

// Feds Drop Case Against California Marijuana Dispensary (Marijuana.com)

// MassRoots Completes $5.0 Million Equity Financing (Marijuana Industry News)


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// State Marijuana Votes Could End Federal Prohibition in 2017 (Marijuana.com)

// Canadian Medical Cannabis Patient Enrollment Triples (New Cannabis Ventures)

// NJ lawmakers see no problems with legalized pot (Philly.com)

// Even without marijuana for sale, Anchorage’s first retail pot shop opens its doors (KTUU 2 NBC)

// Report: Arkansas’ costs to legalize MMJ could outweigh tax revenue (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Analysis: More Than 4,500 TV Ads for 4 Maine Referendums (Maine Public)

// Massachusetts Couple File Lawsuit Against State Police for Return of Seized Cannabis Plants (Merry Jane)


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Thursday, September 1, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, September 1, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// US court upholds ban on gun sales to marijuana card holders (AP- The Big Story)

// Arizona will definitely be voting on marijuana legalization in November (The Cannabist)

// Terra Tech Rescinds Reverse-Split Proposal (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Montana dispensaries close under strict new rules (The Cannabist)

// Proposed Rules Would Permit Ohio Lawyers to Help MMJ Firms (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis Social Clubs Are Illegal, Alaska AG Says (Leafly)

// Alaska banks, credit unions won’t follow Lower 48 counterparts into bud business (Alaska Journal of Commerce)

// New medical-marijuana products OKd in N.J. (Philly.com)

// Obama commutes sentences of 111 inmates, setting record for a single month (Washington Post)

// Hillsborough deputy fatally shoots unarmed man while serving warrant at Clair-Mel home (Tampa Bay Times)


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