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Friday, August 24, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A town meeting is held in an auditorium in Massachusetts.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, August 24, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Payments for marijuana licenses appear to skirt state law (Boston Globe)

// Cannabis Control Commission declines to review agreements between Massachusetts cities and towns and marijuana businesses (Mass Live)

// After a Green Light for Testing Labs, We’re One Step Closer to Massachusetts’ First Pot Shops (Boston Magazine)


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// Higher prices and barer shelves: California cannabis retailers face frustrated customers (Marijuana Business Daily)

// N.J. to tell prosecutors they are free to drop some weed charges, sources say (NJ.com)

// Medical Marijuana Laws Don’t Increase Crime, New Study Says (Marijuana Moment)

// Cannabis Supply Chains Coming Out of the Shadows (Wall Street Journal)

// HODL Everything! High Times Walks Back News It Would Take Bitcoin for Initial Stock Offering (Marijuana.com)

// Alaska Could Be The First State To Legalize And License Marijuana Lounges (Marijuana Moment)

// Only three states in US prohibit cannabis for any reason and fully criminalize use (CGTN)


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Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Maine governor Paul LePage speaks in a close up shot with a blurred out man in the background looking like a sad panda.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// LePage will need to flip votes to sustain veto of the recreational marijuana bill (Portland Press Herald)

// Pa. health secretary approves access to whole plant for medical marijuana patients (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

// Rohrabacher Pushes New Marijuana Bill In Wake of Trump Pledge (Marijuana Moment)


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// Republicans eye getting in front of marijuana legalization (Michigan Radio)

// Alaska House votes to limit access to marijuana convictions (Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (AP))

// Medical marijuana question fails to reach 2018 ballot in South Dakota (Argus Leader)

// GOP Senate Candidates Debate Medical Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)

// Ann Arbor may limit marijuana dispensaries after 30-plus seek OK (MLive)

// Chart: Minnesota medical marijuana patient count rises with approval of PTSD, pain (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Athletes are leading cannabis into the mainstream (SB Nation)


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Wednesday, November 22, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Former MPP executive director on the cover of Washington City Paper in 2010.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Did Past Harassment Allegations Finally Catch Up To MPP’s Rob Kampia? (Leafly)

// Proposed pot regulations open door to craft growers, licensing non-violent offenders (CBC News)

// Tribe’s Marijuana Consultant Pays Fine Court Costs (U.S. News & World Report (AP))


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// Statistics Canada to add marijuana economic impact to GDP data (Nasdaq)

// State to medical marijuana company: Stop selling vape pens (Florida Politics)

// State pot commission aims to have first draft of rules set by end of Dec. (Boston Globe)

// CBD oil is illegal in Indiana says Attorney General Curtis Hill after months of confusion (Indy Star)

// Last stop for cannabis advertising on Muni buses, trains, stations, and stops (SF Gate)

// Smoke shop owner who said bongs were only for tobacco convicted of selling drug paraphernalia (Philadelphia Inquirer)

// Pot dispensary staff who camped out 27 days for 4/20 permit lost it to a guy named ‘Smokey’ (9 News NBC)


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Wednesday, August 2, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Vice President Mike Pence wave to a crowd while up on stage.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Senator Presses Sessions To Release Marijuana Recommendations (MassRoots)

// Trump’s opioid commission ignores 7,800 public comments about weed (Vice News)

// Can Weed Make John Morgan Governor of Florida? (Politico)


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// How three missing words cast confusion over marijuana ballot measure (Argus Leader)

// New York OKs five new medical cannabis businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// $770 million windfall: Canadian marijuana companies see surge in new investments (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Scientists go through trouble to research if regular weed users are more relaxed than others (Cannabist)

// Former L.A. Police Commissioner Says ‘Limited Immunity’ Law Would Be Disaster for Canna-Businesses (Merry Jane)

// Yonder Mountain String Band Collaborates On New Strain With Boulder Dispensary (Show the Show)

// Kanye West Sues Insurers for $10 Million Over Canceled Tour (New York Times)


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Tuesday, August 1, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The tip of a pipette hovers over a cluster of glass test tubes.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// DOH Certifies Steep Hill Hawaii to Begin Cannabis Testing (Maui Now)

// State leaders reject call for special session on medical marijuana (Baltimore Sun)

// Trump Opioid Commission Ignores Marijuana As Solution (MassRoots)


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// Senate Bill Punishes States For Discriminatory Marijuana Arrests (MassRoots)

// Ballot measure ‘typo’ could cost recreational marijuana campaign (Argus Leader)

// Finding of possible conflicts in Md. medical pot program sparks call for legislation (Washington Post)

// State gives OK to grow medical marijuana in Secaucus (NorthJersey.com)

// Marijuana grows leaving more Colorado homes filled with mold (Denver Post)

// Chart: Recreational marijuana stores are clustered in low-income areas of Denver, Seattle (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana is 9% of all Michigan arrests, and other facts on marijuana arrests (Michigan Live)


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Thursday, May 25, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Vermont governor Phil Scott speaking at a podium.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, May 25, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Vermont Governor Vetoes Marijuana Legalization Bill (MassRoots)

// San Diego DA Files Felony Charges Over Cannabis Extraction (Leafly)

// Santee Sioux Trial Verdict: Cannabis Consultant ‘Not Guilty’ on All Charges (Leafly)


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// Legislature sends marijuana bill to governor (Bend Bulletin)

// Here’s what just changed in Washington state marijuana laws (Cannabist)

// Management of marijuana operation changes hands (Sun Sentinel)

// Marijuana board will revisit onsite consumption at July meeting (Alaska Journal of Commerce)

// Maricann Group Breaks Ground on 217K Sq. Ft. Greenhouse Expansion (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Difficult Menstruation Can Now Score You Medical Marijuana In New York (The Fresh Toast)

// NCIA Board of Directors Includes Three Newcomers (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A thin line of sand is captured at the grain level as they fall through an hourglass.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// As Deadline Looms, Vermont’s Governor Remains Undecided on Historic Recreational Cannabis Bill (Merry Jane)

// West Virginia begins early stages of launching MMJ program (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Senator’s Reefer Tweet Goes Viral (Marijuana.com)


// Poll: Canadians Want Ottawa to Erase Cannabis Convictions (Leafly)

// Volusia County removes beach porta-potty after pot complaints (Daytona Beach News-Journal)

// SEC Suspends Two Cannabis Stocks (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Hickenlooper signs hemp bill into law in Cortez (Durango Herald)

// Chart: Startup costs for wholesale marijuana cultivators (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Santee Sioux Trial, Day Two: Ex-Partner Denies Hagen’s Guilt (Leafly)

// Sen. Kamala Harris Thinks The Drug War Is Over (It’s Not) (MassRoots)


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Friday, May 19, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A large marijuana cultivation room is filled with mature cannabis plants.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, May 19, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// First Maryland medical marijuana grow operation approved (Baltimore Sun)

// Michigan and Vermont Make Legal Marijuana Moves (MassRoots)

// U.S. senators from both parties try to ease banking for marijuana businesses (Reuters)


// Canada tests lower age for pot legalization (Washington Post)

// Cannabis firms in Colorado, Florida partner to provide pharma-quality medical marijuana products (Cannabist)

// Delaware Medical Marijuana Bill Expansion Stalls (Delmarva Public Radio)

// Cannabis Trial of the Year Opens in Flandreau, South Dakota (Leafly)

// Oregon Economic Forecast Projects Marijuana for First Time (Marijuana.com)

// Oahu-based Aloha Green Holdings harvests first medical marijuana crop (Pacific Business News)

// Miami Official Compares Legalizing Medical Marijuana To Pedophilia (Huff Post)


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

A painting of the Hollyweed sign on an LA sound lot.

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

// Marijuana Regulation: Measure M Overwhelmingly Approved by Los Angeles Voters (NBC Los Angeles)

// South Dakota House approves cannabidiol measure (The News & Observer)

// Massachusetts treasurer seeking clarity on federal pot laws (McClatchy DC Bureau)


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// Florida House releases plan for medical pot, which activists criticize (Tampa Bay Times)

// Trudeau’s Pot Czar Says Canada Won’t Rush Marijuana Legalization (Bloomberg)

// Alaska pot regulators to again consider onsite use (Hawaii News Now)

// Oregon Will Soon Start Testing Age Compliance At Marijuana Stores (Oregon Public Broadcasting)

// Bill extending rec rules to MMJ industry sent to CO governor (Marijuana Business Daily)

// MA Speaker: Use Cannabis Taxes to Help Fight Opioid Addiction (Leafly News)

// Senator Revives Marijuana ‘Gateway Drug’ Myth (MassRoots)


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Friday, March 3, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Vice President Mike Pence and Attorney General Jeff Sessions share a stage during a Trump rally.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, March 3, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Sessions reassures senators: No pot crackdown imminent (Politico)

// If Sessions Resigns, Who’s Next in Line? (Leafly)

// Maryland lawmaker reprimanded by ethics panel over marijuana business ties (Washington Post)


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// Breaking: South Dakota House Blunts GW Pharma Bill (Leafly)

// Marijuana The Only Illicit Drug Gov’t Will Legalize: Trudeau (Huffington Post Canada)

// CanniMed Inks Canada’s First Pharmacy Cannabis Distribution Deal (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Senate OKs reduced penalties for pot possession (Taos News)

// California Regulators Worry They’re Not Prepared for Energy-Use Surge From Legal Marijuana Growing (Green Tech Media)

// New Market: Louisiana’s MMJ program offers limited opportunities but gains momentum (Marijuana Business Daily)

// UN Warns US & Canada On Legal Marijuana (MassRoots)


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