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Friday, October 20, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Maine governor and white suprmacist Paul LePage.

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Friday, October 20, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Days before vote on marijuana law, bill from LePage calls for delaying sales until 2019 (Portland Press Herald)

// New Zealand Voters Get Chance To Legalize Marijuana By 2020 (Marijuana Moment)

// Airport screeners relaxing handling of passengers with medical marijuana (National Post)


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// Nation’s top cops prosecutors urge Trump not to roll back successful crime policies (Washington Post)

// Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission taps Shawn Collins as executive director of new state marijuana agency (Mass Live)

// Rifle PD gets new drug pups – who will be trained to ignore marijuana (Post Independent)

// Patient says her medical marijuana was confiscated at Maine Med (WLBZ 2 NBC)

// Umpqua Bank to close local company’s account for confusion over hemp (Northern Light)

// New Brunswick issues call for 15 cannabis retail spaces (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ohio to Accept Cannabis Processor License Applications in December (News Cannabis Ventures)


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

A signs reads 'You must be 18 or older to ride in the last car'.

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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, September 27, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Soon-to-be-former head of the DEA Chuck Rosenburg is seen on C-SPAN testifying in front of a Congressional committee.

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// DEA administrator plans to step down (Washington Post)

// Do not tell U.S. border guards that you’ve smoked pot, despite what some say: lawyer (Global News)

// Mass. pot czar to push ‘strong economic benefits’ of dispensaries to towns (Boston Globe)


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// Pot Farmer to Neighbors: Chill Out. Neighbors: No. (New York Times)

// Almost half of Canadians willing to try cannabis-infused food: study (Chronicle Herald)

// Marijuana Should Be Available At Private Retailers, Two-Thirds Of Canadians Say (Huffington Post)

// Aurora Cannabis a billion-dollar pot producer posts $6M in revenue (Calgary Herald)

// Colorado marijuana edibles makers bracing for new standards (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis Legalization Boosts Property Values, Study Says (Leafly)

// Georgia Tech sports teams consider changes to policies on marijuana and other drugs (Cannabist)


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Tuesday, September 26, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A gaggle of police officers gathersnear lined- and lit-up police cars after an arrest.

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Administration Makes It Harder To Track Marijuana Arrests (But I Did It Anyway) (Forbes)

// L.A. is set to be a hot market for marijuana sales. But there might not be many places to smoke it (Los Angeles Times)

// As Legalization Looms, Toronto Wrangles Where to Allow Smoking (Leafly)


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// Marijuana industry groups to LA: Don’t shut out existing suppliers (Los Angeles Daily News)

// California Pot Trends Already Resemble Colorado’s Retail Market (Westword)

// U.S. Wholesale Cannabis Prices Down 18.6% During First Half of 2017, Despite Relative Stability (Marijuana Industry News)

// Israel Cannabis Market Could Be Worth $1.1 Billion By 2022 (Green Market Report)

// Marijuana task-force member’s move to legal weed company raises conflict-of-interest concerns (National Post)

// Quarter of Seattle cancer patients turn to marijuana to help cope with pain, stress, and nausea (Independent)

// Vail Valley ranchers say they have the only zero-carbon footprint marijuana grow in Colorado (Vail Daily)


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Monday, September 11, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The US Capitol Building.

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Monday, September 11, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Rohrabacher-Blumenauer medical marijuana protections extended by debt limit deal (Cannabist)

// The Ontario Proposition: Details and Feedback from the Scene (Leafly)

// Future of Michigan medical marijuana dispensaries in the hands of licensing board (Detroit Free Press)


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// Legal Marijuana Is Almost Here. If Only Pot Farmers Were on Board. (New York Times)

// Insights: How Republicans went to pot in Colorado (Gazette)

// Going into its fourth harvest, industrial hemp industry still facing growing pains (Denver Post)

// Leafly Launches ‘The Roll-Up,’ a Podcast That Makes News Less Newsy (Leafly)

// Startup buzzkill: California bans drone delivery services of legalized pot (ARS Technica)

// Hundreds of Unlicensed Marijuana Delivery Services Spark Controversy in San Diego (NBC San Diego)

// President Trump’s claim that a wall will ‘stop much of the drugs from pouring into this country’ (Washington Post)


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Friday, September 8, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Donald Trumpite and white supremacist Roger Stone.

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Friday, September 8, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Roger Stone says he’s suing organizers of cannabis forum for dropping him as keynote speaker (Mic )

// Auditor General DePasquale: Legalize marijuana in Pa. to boost revenues and create jobs (Philly.com)

// Canada’s top marijuana producer to double production (Reuters)


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// Teen marijuana use falls to 20-year low, defying legalization opponents’ predictions (Washington Post)

// Regional effort to draft recreational marijuana guidelines on hold pending state regulations (Mass Live)

// California lawmakers propose allowing marijuana growers and sellers to work alongside each other (Los Angeles Times)

// Legalize pot and gambling to fund Kentucky’s pensions? ‘Not going to happen,’ Bevin says (Courier-Journal)

// L.A. Leader Wants Affirmative Action Plan for Marijuana Business Licenses (LA Weekly)

// Maine marijuana activist detained at border denied entry to Canada (Portland Press Herald)

// Critics Say Anti-Pot Lawmakers Use ‘Dirty Legislative Tricks’ To Interfere With Legalization (Daily Caller)


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Wednesday, September 6, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana activist and lawyer Shaleen Title was just named to the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission.

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Shaleen Title On The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission Is A VERY Big Deal (Weed News)

// Trump’s new drug czar nominee once said drug users belong in a ‘hospital-slash-prison’ (Vox)

// How legalization caused the price of marijuana to collapse (Washington Post)


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// Chart: Minorities occupy 17% of executive positions in marijuana industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Legal recreational marijuana likely to be in short supply, experts say (Mass Live)

// Oregon’s legalization quickly cut Washington border pot sales (Around the O)

// Major roadblock to medical marijuana in Ohio solved? College steps up to test cannabis (Cincinnati.com)

// Rep. Allen Peake Pledges to Continue Medical Marijuana Fight (Flag Pole)

// Maricann Revises Annual Sales Forecast to $4.3mm After Windstorm (New Cannabis Ventures)

// California is about to open its first legal cannabis shops, and it’s posing a huge problem for local pot farms (Independent)


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Friday, August 11, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A waterside view of the Seattle city skyline.

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Friday, August 11, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Washington Licensing Change Expected to Bring Frenzy of Business Activity (Leafly)

// Could Trump’s declaration of opioids as national emergency be used for Sessions’ war on drugs? (The Cannabist)

// 2 More Medical Marijuana Licenses Awarded in Florida (U.S. News & World Report)


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// Gubernatorial Candidates Make Marijuana A 2017 Campaign Issue (MassRoots)

// The Haymaker: Polis Party Is a Pivot Point in Canna-Politics (Leafly)

// Data: Half of New York’s medical marijuana patients are repeat buyers (Times Union)

// Second Arkansas Medical Marijuana Industry Group Formed (KUAR Public Radio)

// Students allowed to use medical marijuana in school (CBS 12 News)

// Ban on home delivery for recreational pot surprises Nevada industry officials (Las Vegas Sun)

// Gorilla Glue lawsuit: Cannabis biz stuck in the middle of branding battle over strain name (Cannabist)


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

A close up shot of blue police lights lit up at night.

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Friday, August 4, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther


Just a reminder- our regular podcast will be out of commission until Wednesday, August 9th. In the meantime, we’ll be running past episodes of our pilot series Marijuana Today Story Hour. Today’s episode features our friend Jane West.

We will, however, continue to find your news for you while the podcast is down. Enjoy!

– Shea


// 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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Thursday, August 3, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A close-up shot of a bright green and budding marijuana plant.

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Thursday, August 3, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Pot Laced With Pesticides Forces States to Act as EPA Stays Away (Bloomberg Politics)

// Maine lawmakers propose limits on marijuana home growing (Portland Press Herald)

// Casino Industry Wants Clarity On Marijuana Rules (MassRoots)


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// The Haymaker: Why Is Jeff Sessions Hiding His Task Force? (Leafly)

// Scotts Miracle-Gro eyes global leadership position in hydroponics sector (Cannabist)

// Oakland test-drives marijuana permit program aimed at those affected by War on Drugs (Cannafornian)

// DEA Chief Instructs Agents to Ignore Trump’s Call to Use Increased Force Against Suspects (Merry Jane)

// Pot performance: Canadian sports committee to de-mystify cannabis rules for elite athletes (Metro News)

// Alaska’s marijuana industry is enjoying a summer boom (Juneau Empire)

// An Oregon Couple Raced to Open a Pot Shop in the Path of the Eclipse. But They’re Stuck Waiting for the OLCC. (Willamette Week)


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