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Thursday, August 2, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The Texas state house dome is seen from the inside looking nearly straight up.

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Thursday, August 2, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Legislators From Across US Push Feds To Respect State Marijuana Laws (Marijuana Moment)

// Why This Moderate Democrat’s Recent Moves Drew Attention (Time)

// Rauner OKs allowing medical cannabis for students at school (Herald & Review)


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// Democratic Congressman Calls Marijuana A ‘Gateway Drug’ (Marijuana Moment)

// Is Facebook Shadow Banning Marijuana Pages, Including Government Ones? (Marijuana Moment)

// Nevada releases revamped design for mandated cannabis edibles symbol (Marijuana Business Daily)

// DEA Raids Green Gorilla in Texas Takes Legal CBD and $170,000 (Herb)

// Los Angeles marijuana industry still in turmoil as second licensing round begins (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canadian Cannabis Producers Decline 13% in July (New Cannabis Ventures)

// California Company Creates First CBD Oil Made From Hops, Not Cannabis or Hemp (Merry Jane)


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Monday, June 25, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, June 25, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// #PermitPatty Episode Blows Up on California Cannabis Company (Leafly)

// AG Maura Healey’s ruling could slow Mass. marijuana industry (Boston Globe)

// Pennsylvania lawmakers approve bill to spur research on medical marijuana (Trib Live (AP))


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// Maine cities towns may gain control over all retail marijuana sales (Portland Press Herald)

// In Maine industrial hemp is the crop to watch (Portland Press Herald)

// Pot companies on hiring spree ahead of lucrative legal market (CBC News)

// More State Political Parties Endorse Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// Nunavut’s new official name for cannabis – ‘surrarnaqtuq’ – leaves some with bad buzz (Toronto Star)

// Utah politico asks federal court to throw out challenge to medical cannabis initiative (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Molson Coors said to be in talks with pot firms as legalization looms (BNN Bloomberg)


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Monday, June 18, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A Texas flag flies on a pole against a blue cloudy sky.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, June 18, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Texas Republican Party Endorses Marijuana Decriminalization (Forbes)

// Marijuana abundance driving price downward (Curry Coastal Pilot)

// Marijuana jobs in limbo after R.I. lawmakers strike dispensary expansion from budget (Providence Journal)


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// Epileptic boy to be given cannabis treatment previously banned by Home Office (Sky News)

// Cannabis Investors Embrace Green Thumb Industries After Avoiding MedMen (Forbes)

// Cannabis industry a growing political force beneath the Gold Dome in Denver (Colorado Springs Gazette)

// Oregon Appeals Court Rejects Restrictions Imposed by County on Marijuana Growers (Marijuana.com (AP))

// Survey of oncologists finds knowledge gap on medical marijuana (Harvard Gazette)

// Canadian cannabis companies ink CA$880 million in funding deals in 14 days (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Denver police cited 31 people on marijuana tour buses today (Denverite)


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Thursday, May 24, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, May 24, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New York Democratic Party Endorses Legalizing Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)

// Arizona Supreme Court: Medical Marijuana on Campus Not a Crime (Arizona Public Media)

// Merkley Cosponsors Landmark Bill to End Federal Prohibition of Marijuana (Office of Sen. Jeff Merkley)


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// Nevada exceeds pot tax revenue expectations; rec sales have topped $304 million (Reno Gazette-Journal)

// Queens DA Has No Plans To Stop Prosecuting Pot Charges (Kew Gardens Patch)

// Texas Backs Off Changes That Could’ve Led to CBD Confiscation, for Now (Dallas Observer)

// Illinois governor gets bill legalizing industrial hemp (State Journal-Register)

// New Report Finds ‘Substantial’ Increase In Marijuana Use In Colorado (Green Market Report)

// Big cannabis growers urge senators to ban commercial outdoor growing (iPolitics)

// Marijuana Business Owners Rally On Capitol Hill As Cannabis Bills Gain Momentum (Marijuana Moment)


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Friday, March 2, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, March 2, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Talks Up Death Penalty For Drug Dealers (Forbes)

// Illinois Senate Approves Marijuana Legalization Ballot Question (Marijuana Moment)

// Canopy, world’s biggest marijuana company, hopes for Nasdaq listing (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// House passes medical marijuana changes (Charleston Gazette-Mail)

// Vermont House Gives Initial OK For Saliva Test To Determine Presence Of Drugs In Drivers (Vermont Public Radio)

// New high tallied for Alaska marijuana tax collections (News Miner (AP))

// Lt. Gov. Randy McNally predicts close vote failure of medical marijuana bill (Tennessean)

// Publicly traded plant-touching marijuana companies: Q&A with Terra Tech CEO Derek Peterson (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Washington state extends contingency plan for marijuana tracking (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Texas Wesleyan coach fired after refusing to recruit Colorado player over weed laws (WFAA )


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Thursday, March 1, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, March 1, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// American Legion Pushes Congress On Medical Marijuana At Hearing (Marijuana Moment)

// Colorado cannabis firms could get publicly traded out-of-state investors under proposed bill (Cannabist)

// Recreational Marijuana: City Taking in More Revenue Than Expected, Triples Pot Regulation Staff (Los Feliz Ledger)


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// Marijuana producer Maricann shares plunge on news of trading probe (CBC News)

// Aurora Cannabis clears final regulatory hurdle in CA$1.2B CanniMed acquisition (Marijuana Business Daily)

// NMU’s ‘Marijuana major’ attracts hundreds of applicants for upcoming semester (WLUC)

// Idaho House OKs Bill Allowing Use of Marijuana Derivative (U.S. News & World Report (AP))

// In spite of concerns from smaller businesses, lawmakers unanimously approve marijuana regulations (Nevada Independent)

// Cannabis Control Commission votes to place growth cap on marijuana farmers (WWLP 22)

// Texas college baseball coach: Colorado athletes not welcome due to ‘trouble passing drug tests’ (Denver 7 ABC)


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Friday, December 1, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, December 1, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Ohio picks 12 businesses to grow medical marijuana (Cincinnati.com)

// New bill requires all medical marijuana program doctors to be listed on NYS website (Staten Island Real-Times News)

// Medical Marijuana Patients In Texas Worry About Shortage Of Registered Doctors (Houston Public Media)


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// Cann Group raises $60m; expects Aussie cannabis exports to start soon (Stockhead)

// Canadian marijuana advocate blasts ‘hypocrisy’ of ex-police cashing in on cannabis (The Guardian)

// State Seeks Answers To Marijuana Convention Questions (Nevada Public Radio)

// Oklahoma proposal would allow hemp-based CBD production (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Here’s What Canada Could Look Like When Marijuana Is Legal (Huffington Post Canada)

// In Italy the army provides medical marijuana. And that’s a problem. (Washington Post)

// A Canadian Politician Just Said Legalizing Marijuana Will Spark Massive Bloodshed And A Communist Revolution (Civilized)


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Thursday, November 16, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, November 16, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Kentucky Secretary of State starts task force to get medical marijuana legalized (WSAZ)

// House committee rejects N.H. marijuana legalization bill (Concord Monitor)

// Medical Marijuana Weeks Away From Being Sold Legally In Texas (CBS DFW)


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// Julian Fantino who once compared weed to murder defends opening medical marijuana business (CBC Radio)

// Man says marijuana dispensary will bring ‘undesirable elements’ to the area like army vets and cancer patients (Boston Globe)

// On-site marijuana consumption decision delayed (KTUU )

// Montana health department drafts dozens of new medical marijuana rules (Missourian)

// V.A. Doesn’t Understand Marijuana Laws So Veterans Lose Access (Marijuana Moment)

// Jan. 1 Marijuana Sales Delayed as S.F. Supes Choke (San Francisco Weekly)

// Cannabis industry expected to turn out in record numbers for MJBizCon (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Monday, October 30, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, October 30, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Fortune 500 Constellation Brands Takes $191 Million Stake in Cannabis Industry (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Key Senator Has Tough Cannabis Questions For Sessions (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana users have more sex, researchers find (Washington Post)


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// Sen. Cory Booker Is Tired Of Marijuana Stereotypes (Marijuana Moment)

// Michigan Dispensary Hopefuls Wait A Week Outside in Freezing Temperatures (Weed News)

// Halloween Is The Third Biggest Cannabis Holiday For Sales (Green Market Report)

// AP Fact Check: Past anti-drug campaigns show little success (Kansas City Star)

// Most homegrown marijuana tainted lab reports (West Hawaii Today)

// Gov. Kate Brown Names First Cannabis Industry Representative to Oregon Liquor Control Commission (Willamette Week )

// Texas House Speaker Orders Marijuana Decrim Study (Marijuana Moment)


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Thursday, August 10, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, August 10, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Latino Lawmakers Endorse Legalizing Marijuana (MassRoots)

// San Diego DA’s Prosecution of Pot Attorney Has Sent Chills Through the Legal Community (Voices of San Diego)

// Letter from Clark County to marijuana industry: Don’t promote public pot use (Las Vegas Sun)


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// Colorado lawmaker calls Sessions’ marijuana policy letters a ‘political ploy’ (Cannabist)

// Made-in-L.A. Marijuana Strains Find a Market in Las Vegas (LA Weekly)

// With pot legal state, vows crackdown on impaired drivers (Boston.com)

// This former minister expects to make $22 million next year selling marijuana (CNBC)

// After 2015 legalization, Texans may be able to buy medical cannabis oil by January (Texas Tribune)

// Medical marijuana companies in Canada capitalizing on ‘insane’ growth abroad (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Seattle Drops Fine Against Hempfest (Leafly (AP))


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