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Tuesday, August 8, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A caricature of Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Jeff Sessions’ letter to Oregon gov cites ‘pervasive illicit cannabis cultivation’ (Cannabist)

// Inslee and Ferguson Defend Washington Marijuana Regulations in Reply to Sessions (Marijuana Industry News)

// Weed Scene Elated as City Appears to Embrace Pot Shop Permits (LA Weekly)


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// State Lawmakers’ Group Urges Feds to Deschedule Cannabis (Leafly)

// Want to influence Massachusetts weed industry decisions? Regs board now forming (Cannabist)

// DEA plans to reduce quota of government-grown marijuana for research in 2018 (Cannabist)

// Scott To Create ‘Blue Ribbon Commission’ To Study Marijuana Legalization Issues (Vermont Public Radio)

// Pot Report Sparks War of Words Between New York Mayor & Drug Policy Alliance (The Fix)

// Chart: Many operational marijuana businesses are seeking funding in 2017 (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Neil deGrasse Tyson Endorses Legalizing Marijuana (MassRoots)


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Monday, July 31, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, July 31, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Signing marijuana law Massachusetts, gov continues to express reservations (Cannabist)

// Marijuana in Massachusetts: Here are the first appointees to a key advisory panel (Mass Live)

// SJC to hear case against ‘unconstitutionally vague’ medical marijuana law (Boston Herald)


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// Medical marijuana dispensaries will get a jump on new retailers (Boston Herald)

// D.C. Marijuana Market: Stuck In A Gray Zone (Rhode Island Public Radio)

// Lawmakers head to Denver for pot fact-finding mission (Central Maine)

// In Vermont’s Third Year Of Industrial Hemp, Growth And Growing Pains (Vermont Public Radio)

// Cops are Using Stoned Focus Groups to Improve Roadside Cannabis Impairment Testing (Merry Jane)

// For This Pot Guy, States Are His Biggest Customers (Governing)

// Grandpas smoking weed for the first time is as hilarious as it sounds (Mashable)


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Thursday, July 6, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

An old school signs welcomes visitors to Nevada with the tagline '125 years of vision' printed underneath an old miner looking out over the mountains.

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Thursday, July 6, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// First days of recreational marijuana sales generate about $500,000 in taxes (Las Vegas Sun)

// John Morgan to file medical marijuana lawsuit Thursday (My News 13)

// Maryland approves first medical marijuana dispensary (Baltimore Sun)


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// Sin City: Politicians First in Line as Vegas Cashes in on Legal Weed (Marijuana.com)

// Nevada’s Retail Marijuana Kickoff Shows How Far Colorado Has Come (Westword)

// Massachusetts Speaker: Suspend Cannabis Negotiations Until Budget Plan Is Approved (Leafly)

// 185 Apply for Medical Marijuana Cultivator Licenses in Ohio (US News & World Report)

// Vermont looks to add fifth medical marijuana dispensary (Marijuana Business Daily)

// City Council’s Proposed Weed Rules Worry the Industry (LA Weekly)

// How a Cannabis Beauty Brand Is Changing Stoner Stereotypes in Paris (Vogue)


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Thursday, June 29, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, June 29, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Vermont Governor Passes Buck On Legal Marijuana Failure (MassRoots)

// Oregon Couple Sue Cannabis Growers for Federal Racketeering (Merry Jane)

// Catalonia Spain Legalizes Cannabis Cultivation and Consumption (Marijuana.com)


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// Massive marijuana bust dismantles illegal trafficking ring in Denver metro area (Denver Post)

// Vast Majority of Pain Patients Prefer Cannabis to Opioids, Study Finds (Leafly)

// Sununu signs medical marijuana bill into law expanding number of qualifying ill patients (NH1)

// House Speaker Robert DeLeo signals room to compromise on marijuana tax (Greenfield Recorder)

// Vast Majority of Pain Patients Prefer Cannabis to Opioids, Study FindsUN Drug Office can’t find a single cannabis drug overdose, despite it being most widely-consumed drug (Cannabist)

// ‘Amsterdam on steroids’: Las Vegas dispensaries brace for Saturday start of recreational sales (Las Vegas Sun)

// ‘It is permissible to smoke medical marijuana on Shabbat’ (Arutz Sheva 7 News)


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Monday, June 26, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Florida governor Rick Scott walks on stage during a CPAC conference.

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Monday, June 26, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Gov. Rick Scott signs Florida’s cannabis bill into law (Blasting News)

// Koch network to Trump administration: ‘You are never going to win the war on drugs. Drugs won.’ (Denver Post)

// Wolf Lauds ‘Fair’ Medical Marijuana Process After Former Policy Chief Gets Grower Permit (CBS Philadelphia)


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// Marijuana Board to Revisit On-Site Consumption in July (U.S News & World Report (AP))

// Anchorage marijuana sales tax revenue continues steady climb (Alaska Dispatch News)

// N.Y. Health Dept. improves medical marijuana program (NY Daily News (AP))

// Pot Industry Deals With Ultimate Buzzkill: Self Regulation (Daily Beast)

// Marijuana Advocates Optimistic in Northeast Despite Setbacks (New Hampshire Public Radio)

// Marketing Medical Cannabis Like Branded Generics (New Cannabis Ventures)

// New Philly Restrictions On Where Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Can Go May Be Too Late (CBS Philly)


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Friday, June 23, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, June 23, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// The Latest: Senate Passes Marijuana Bill (U.S. News & World Report (AP))

// Vermont Governor to Appoint Commission to Study Legal Pot (U.S. News & World Report (AP))

// Rhode Island lawmakers agree to form marijuana study group (U.S. News & World Report (AP))


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// Congressional Black Caucus Disses Trump Citing Drug War (MassRoots)

// Majority Of Americans Want Trump To Respect State Marijuana Laws (Huffington Post)

// Americans don’t like the media, but they’re cool with reporters getting high (Washington Post)

// Canada Ponders an Unusual Drug Problem: a Shortage of Marijuana (Bloomberg)

// Nevada retailers still targeting July 1 rec marijuana start amid uncertainty (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana caregiver gets probation for grow operation where Wyoming officer was impaled (WZZM 13 ABC)

// Marijuana Policy Reform Advocate Mason Tvert to Join VS Strategies as VP of Public Relations and Communications (Cannabis Business Times)


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Thursday, June 22, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Mr. Willie the cat shows how many of us feel about the path marijuana legalization has followed in Vermont.

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Thursday, June 22, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Vermont Won’t Legalize Marijuana This Year (MassRoots)

// House OK’s bill that would redo recreational marijuana law (Boston.com (AP))

// Marijuana Policy Project’s bank closing account amid fears of DOJ crackdown (Cannabist)


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// Ohio Senator Rob Portman Is Lying About Drug Dealers Lacing Marijuana with Fentanyl (Merry Jane)

// Legal pot could cut police vehicle searches dramatically in California (KPCC Crime & Justice)

// South Carolina prepares to launch nation’s latest hemp program (Marijuana Business Daily)

// State approves production centers for medical marijuana licensees on Oahu Kaua (KHON 2)

// City Council members ‘disappointed’ Philly got overlooked for medical marijuana grower permits (Philly Voice)

// Allow terminally ill to get medical marijuana state lawmaker tells legislative panel (Courier-Journal)

// Colorado students given $420000 in marijuana tax-funded scholarships (Cannabist)


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Monday, June 19, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, June 19, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Jeff Sessions: Being soft on sentencing means more violent crime. It’s time to get tough again. (Washington Post)

// Massachusetts Senate proposal holds line on marijuana taxes (Boston.com (AP))

// Vermont Lawmakers Scheduled to Hold 2-Day Veto Session (U.S. News & World Report (AP))


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// Huge marijuana production facility near Edmonton airport breaks ground (Edmonton Journal)

// Maui Grown Therapies aims to start medical marijuana sales in mid-July (Maui News)

// California Law Could Open Door To Marijuana At County Fairs (CBS Sacramento)

// Pot will soon be legal in Vegas but don’t even think about lighting up on the Strip (Los Angeles Times)

// Grants Pass racetrack will feature ‘marijuana mile’ (Mail Tribune)

// State lists applicants to grow medical cannabis in Pa. (TRIB Live)

// Task force to examine medical marijuana in Tennessee (WBIR.com)


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Friday, June 16, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Pennsylvania governor Tom Wolf stands at a podium smiling with his arms held widely apart.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, June 16, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Wolf responds to Sessions’ request to remove legal protections for medical marijuana (Lancaster Online (AP))

// Vermont gov and legislators still negotiating marijuana legalization (Cannabist)

// Cannabis attorney expects court decision on 280E by ‘end of year’ (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// B.C. Kills Mandatory Minimum Sentences for Marijuana Producers (Leafly)

// Health chief: No medical cannabis to treat opioid addiction (Sante Fe New Mexican)

// California’s new cannabis rules create path to organic grows, delivery, regional naming, and more (Cannabist)

// HelloMD Telemedicine Services Now Available to New York Medical Cannabis Patients (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Florida Cuts Telemedicine Out of New Medical Marijuana Law (mHealth Intelligence)

// Analysts: High Times sale could buoy cannabis industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Iowa State University Students Win Federal Court Case Over Right to Print Pot-Themed T-Shirts (Merry Jane)


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Tuesday, June 13, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Exclusive: Sessions Asks Congress To Undo Medical Marijuana Protections (MassRoots)

// Vermont Legal Marijuana Compromise Emerges (MassRoots)

// California proposal would allow pot shops to sell both medical and recreational weed (Los Angeles Times)


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// iAnthus Capital to Acquire New York MMJ License Holder Valley Agriceuticals for $17.3mm (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Bill overhauling Massachusetts legal marijuana law expected to surface this week (Mass Live)

// U.S. marijuana industry’s economic impact to approach $70B by 2021 (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Pot-sniffing dogs’ jobs haven’t gone up in smoke (San Francisco )

// Drug Policy Alliance Launches Marijuana Legalization Campaign In New Jersey (Weed News)

// Denver marijuana facilities without odor plans could face punishment city says (Denverite)

// Las Vegas Casino Bans MassRoots CEO For Cannabis Ties (Leafly)


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