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Monday, November 27, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, November 27, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Judge Grants Convicted Murderer Permission To Use Medical Marijuana (High Times)

// Wiping Out Illegal Weed Industry Could Harm Canada’s Economy: Report (Huffington Post)

// California Weed Entrepreneurs Will Make $5.2B In 2018 With Almost No Banks To Put It In (Forbes)


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// There’s something fishy with Alaska’s marijuana potency testing results (Cannabist (AP))

// Alberta’s plan to allow marijuana use in hotels could create huge industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Why some communities are pushing back hard against California cannabis farms (Cannabist (AP))

// John Morgan says he will not run for governor of Florida as a Democrat (Orlando Weekly)

// Veterans are key as surge of states OK medical pot for PTSD (Washington Post (AP))

// Week in Review: MPP chief bows out Ohio’s dispensary application glut & MassRoots’ internal war (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Judge: No ‘blanket immunity’ for aspiring pot growers facing lawsuit (Capital Press)


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Monday, August 21, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, August 21, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Speakers And Partners Dropping From CWCBE Due To Association With Roger Stone (Weed News)

// One million people are expected to visit Oregon for the eclipse – and the demand for marijuana is surging (Business Insider)

// MassRoots Drops a Friday Evening Bomb (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Fake data on marijuana is spewed by a government agency (Denver Post)

// Politicians and Police Officials are Still Making Up Blatant Lies about Fentanyl-Laced Marijuana (Merry Jane)

// Bank boycott snuffs Uruguay’s legal marijuana sales (Medical Press)

// W.Va. leaders get a look at marijuana industry (Weirton Daily Times)

// Board Votes To Add Ailments To Medical Marijuana Program (Hartford Courant)

// Marijuana Critics Describe What It’s Like to Have the World’s Best Job (Vice)

// Cannabis congeniality: A handful of bed and breakfasts are just fine with their guests lighting up (Register-Guard)


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Friday, August 4, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, August 4, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther


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// Is This The Feds’ Marijuana Crackdown? (MassRoots)

// Is Supporting Legal Pot Becoming Politically Viable in D.C.? (Rolling Stone)

// Delaware awards fourth medical marijuana business permit (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Tribal pot store near downtown Las Vegas aims to be biggest in the country (Las Vegas Sun)

// Cards Against Humanity Gave $70K To Help Legalize Marijuana In Illinois (Chicagoist)

// Nevada Supreme Court protects confidentiality of medical marijuana business owners (Nevada Independent)

// New Hampshire Lawmakers Not Thrilled With Trump’s ‘Drug-Infested Den’ Comments (Roll Call)

// Minnesota medical cannabis market opens to PTSD patients (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Could Easthampton become a Massachusetts ‘marijuana destination’? Planning Board member says, ‘That’s kind of wonderful’ (Mass Live)

// Puff Piece on Moms and Marijuana Sparks Important Conversation About Racist Cannabis Policing (Merry Jane)


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Friday, September 30, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, September 30, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Republican Congressional Candidates Back Marijuana Reform (Marijuana.com)

// High Hopes Dashed for Pot Amendment That Passed House and Senate (U.S. News & World Report)

// When are marijuana users dangerous drivers? Gov. Brown approves study to find out (LA Times)


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// Denver police need more room money to store seized marijuana since legalization (The Denver Post)

// Oregon Cannabis Market Off to a Good Start; Concentrates and Edibles Made a Big Splash in June (Marijuana Industry News)

// Tweed Co-Founder Chuck Rifici Rescues Aeroponics Technology Company (New Cannabis Ventures)

// ‘We don’t exactly know what to do with it’: Marijuana tourism still confounds legalized states (The Cannabist)

// University of New Mexico Launches Medical Cannabis Research Fund (Marijuana Industry News)

// Hawaii medical marijuana dispensary prepares to open in Maui early 2017 (The Cannabist)

// THIS WEEKEND – World’s First Athletics and Cannabis Series Heads to Boulder, Colorado (Marijuana Industry News)


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Monday, September 19, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, September 19, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Arkansas MMJ Legalization Loses Out on $1M Campaign Donation (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Casino billionaire fighting medical marijuana proposal again (Palm Beach Post)

// It’s time to legalize and regulate marijuana in California. Yes on Proposition 64. (LA Times)


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// Nevada’s recreational pot measure faces big-name foes (Durango Herald)

// ‘I played stoned’: Some NFL players love getting high before kickoff (NY Post)

// Poll: Most Oregonians view legal pot favorably 2 years after vote (Oregon Live)

// Colorado’s tourism office will soon start educating visitors about marijuana laws (Denver Post)

// Thousands Light Up On Boston Common To Push For Legal Marijuana (CBS Boston)

// Tribe’s marijuana accessory store to pave way for dispensary (Ely Times)

// SEC Fraud Charges Against Publicly-Traded Cannabis Company Remind Investors of Sector Risks (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Tuesday, August 16, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Consultants for South Dakota tribe’s pot resort enter differing pleas in court (The Cannabist)

// Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission identifies medical marijuana growers and processors (Baltimore Sun)

// Colorado sells nearly $600M in cannabis in six months (The Cannabist)


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// The NHS are testing a cannabis product for the first time (Independent)

// As States OK Medical Marijuana Laws, Doctors Struggle With Knowledge Gap (Kaiser Health News)

// Ohio MMJ Market Could Generate $200M-$400M in Sales (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Pueblo County voters to decide on recreational marijuana sales (KRDO.com)

// Washington State Driver’s License Exam is Lengthened Partially Thanks to Cannabis (Culture Magazine)

// Chart of the Week: Estimated $100M in Colorado Recreational Sales Tied to Leisure Tourists (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Was That Seattle Cannabis Shop Robbery an Inside Job? (Leafly News)


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Thursday, July 21, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, July 21, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// First medical marijuana available next week in Florida (Tampa Bay Times)

// Md. lawmaker behind medical pot law says he regrets not disclosing business ties (Washington Post)

// Half of Mass. voters oppose legalized marijuana question (Boston Globe)


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// Not just Tater Tots: Florida’s first medical marijuana harvest stored in a secret freezer (Cannabist)

// Investment Bank Launches Cannabis Business Accelerator (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Only 4% of Colorado tourists came for the legal weed in 2015, survey says (Denver Post)

// Colorado Cannabis Industry Sparks Dramatic Innovation Boom (Marijuana Industry News)

// Medical marijuana proponents to pay petition circulators if measure gets on the ballot (Tusla World)

// Attorney for medical pot collective says Santa Ana officers should have kept jobs (The Orange County Register)

// Backers of Fairbanks commercial cannabis bans miss petition deadlines (Alaska Dispatch News)


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Thursday, June 16, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, June 16, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Major Cannabis Company Raided in Sonoma Today (SF Weekly)

// Eugene Monroe released by Ravens (ESPN)

// Record 16.4 million tourists spent $5 billion in Denver last year (The Denver Post)


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// Tourists visiting Colorado can now buy a lot more weed than they ever could before (The Cannabist)

// Can pot smoking save Atlantic City? Pol plans legalization (CT Post)

// MMJ Backers Seek Further Delay of Montana Court Decision (Leafly)

// Toronto Cannabis Dispensaries in Court After Crackdown (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Kodiak Capital to Invest $2M in Cannabis Multimedia Firm (Marijuana Business Daily)

// US Senate Hearing Examines Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana.com)

// As deadline looms cities warn unlicensed pot shops to close (CT Post)


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