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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Bill to diversify Md. medical marijuana industry fails in final seconds of session (Washington Post)

// Vt. Senate near punting on pot (Rutland Herald)

// New Trump Drug Czar Voted Against Marijuana Amendments in Congress (MassRoots)


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// Melissa Etheridge Flies With Her Medical Marijuana (Marijuana.com)

// Dallas To Vote On Proposal Reducing Marijuana Penalty (CBS DFW)

// State releases draft medical marijuana regulations for doctors (McCall)

// Governor Bruce Rauner talks passenger rail and legalizing recreational marijuana on tour through the state (WQAD 8)

// Nevada County prepares for process to write new marijuana grow regulations (The Union)

// Judge to decide if RI employers can refuse to hire medical marijuana users (WPRI 12)

// Marijuana Business Daily joins Associated Press (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Wednesday, March 29, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// VT House delays vote on legalizing marijuana (Burlington Free Press)

// Massachusetts approves $300k for marijuana start-up costs (Mass Live)

// Twitter Censors Marijuana Searches – Then Reverses Decision (Merry Jane)


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// First Amendment 2 Implementing Bill Passes House Committee (US News & World Report)

// Georgia closer to medical marijuana expansion (The Telegraph)

// Canadian producer invests $3M in Arizona medical marijuana grower (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Clark County marijuana panel talks social clubs in first meeting (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Brownies and gummy bears dominate marijuana discussion in Nevada Legislature (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Dustup Over NIDA-Grown Ditch Weed Leads Johns Hopkins to Ditch PTSD Study (Leafly)

// Illinois medical marijuana use rejected for intractable pain, autism (Chicago Tribune)


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Thursday, March 23, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, March 23, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Updated: Marijuana Legalization Bill Advances to House Vote (VT Digger)

// A big thing marijuana opponents warned you about is definitely not happening (Washington Post)

// California lawmakers want to block police from helping federal drug agents take action against marijuana license holders (LA Times)


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// A proposed state “crackdown” on marijuana home grows is getting weaker as it moves along (Denverite)

// Oakland’s Recreational Dispensary Residency Requirement Overturned Amid Legal Uproar (Merry Jane)

// DC to authorize sixth medical cannabis dispensary (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Bill requiring Arkansans to hold 60 percent ownership in medical marijuana facilities advances (Arkansas Online)

// Illinois Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Legalize Recreational Marijuana for Adults (ABC 7 Chicago)

// Oregon’s Chalice Farms Agrees to Sell to Publicly-Traded Golden Leaf Holdings (New Cannabis Ventures)

// North Dakota medical marijuana supporters say Legislature overriding voter intent (Cannabist)


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Monday, March 20, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, March 20, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Vermont Legal Marijuana Bill Struggles (MassRoots)

// Political Scene: At long last, R.I.’s medical marijuana oversight panel will meet (Providence Journal)

// Georgia Senate agrees to compromise bill to allow AIDS patients medical marijuana access (Georgia Voice)


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// Appeals Court upholds state limits on marijuana for PTSD (Daily Courier)

// Gov. Dennis Daugaard Signs Cannabidiol Measure Into Law (US News & World Report)

// AR House Approved Legislation to Ban Smoking Medical Marijuana Where Smoking Tobacco is Banned (NWA News)

// Segerblom bill would spark earlier recreational marijuana sales in Nevada (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Maine considers putting alcohol agency in charge of pot sales (Bangor Daily News)

// ‘Budtender’ says marijuana dispensary bosses left him high and dry after raid (Ottawa Citizen)

// Cannabis 101 de-hazes legal weed for seniors (Seattle PI)


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Thursday, March 2, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, March 2, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Sessions met with Russian envoy twice last year, encounters he later did not disclose (New York Times)

// Marijuana growers get agricultural discount on utility bills (Your Central Valley)

// Georgia House votes to expand medical marijuana registry (The Telegraph)


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// New Bill Would Deschedule Marijuana (MassRoots)

// City Officials Shut Down Shop Distributing Marijuana ‘Gifts’ (U.S. News & World Report)

// Massachusetts in ‘no man’s land’ on legal marijuana, Gov. Charlie Baker says (Mass Live)

// Colorado lawmakers moving cautiously toward marijuana consumption clubs (The Gazette)

// Marijuana money still being counted on for Nevada schools (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Maryland Lawmaker Demands Apology After Governor Implies He Wants To Sell Heroin (CBS Sacramento)

// Vermont House Leaders Say They Will Move Forward With Marijuana Legalization Bill (Weed News)


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Wednesday, March 1, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Attorney General Sessions wants to know the science on marijuana and opioids. Here it is. (Washington Post)

// New York’s medical marijuana law sponsors say Health Department should slow its roll on adding more growers (NY Daily News)

// Before Legalization, Scott Wants Impairment Test That Doesn’t Exist Yet (Valley News)


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// Colorado AG wants Sessions to look at state’s marijuana industry before imposing crackdown (The Denver Channel)

// Oregon’s Governor Pushes Back Against Stricter Marijuana Laws (KHSU)

// Alaska marijuana tax revenue dropped in January (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Maine Marijuana Panel Deluged With Comments (Maine Public)

// Workshop held for Maine municipal leaders on legal marijuana (WLBZ 2 NBC)

// Feds To Track Marijuana Employment (MassRoots)

// Sir Patrick Stewart confesses he relies on CANNABIS SPRAY to keep his hands working (Express)


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

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, February 16, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Leafly Investigation: California Has a Dirty Cannabis Problem (Leafly)

// Nevada marijuana official wants same treatment for medical, recreational products (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Tilray to export medical cannabis to New Zealand (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// House Bill Examines Racist Drug War (MassRoots)

// Hemp for cows? Colorado approves hemp-animal feed study (Aurora Sentinel)

// Colorado infused products licenses skyrocket as MJ companies diversify (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Scott: Pot bill must cover drivers (Rutland Herald)

// Peninsula cannabis entrepreneurs estimate $5.3M contribution to economy (Peninsula Clarion)

// AZ Cannabis Legalization Initiative To be Filed Thursday Feb 16 2017 (Safer Arizona)

// The Nearest Dispensaries to the Airports in Legal States (Leafly)


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Thursday, February 2, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, February 2, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana Prohibitionist Jeff Sessions Passes Committee Vote (Weed News)

// Possible NFL marijuana policy change? Commissioner Roger Goodell chimes in. (Denver Post)

// ScottsMiracle-Gro Refines its Cannabis Strategy (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// State approves Hawaii’s first two medical marijuana dispensaries (KHON 2)

// Brandes Files Bill to Scrap Overhaul Florida Medical Marijuana Laws (Sunshine State News)

// Vt. House considers new bill to legalize pot (My NBC 5 News)

// After 10 years, N.H. opposition to marijuana decriminalization fading away (Concord Monitor)

// Advocates push Georgia to expand medical marijuana access (Bristol Herald Courier)

// Burn victim sues butane hash oil producers (Daily Astorian)

// Canadian Medical Cannabis Producer to Export Oils to Chile’s Alef Biotechnology (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Friday, January 27, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, January 27, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// House rejects LePage’s amendment to marijuana moratorium (WCSH 6 NBC)

// LePage won’t sign bill to delay retail pot sales, bar possession by minors (Portland Press Herald)

// Nevada recreational marijuana program to get started with $870K (Reno Gazette-Journal)


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// New bill would make it easier for pot businesses to pay taxes (ABC 10)

// EXCLUSIVE: N.Y. pol pens plea asking Trump to prevent feds from torching state’s medical marijuana program (NY Daily News)

// Bills would end license suspension for marijuana possession (WRIC 8 ABC)

// Recreational marijuana: Changes could be coming (Wicked Local Wayland)

// Marijuana legalization leads to rethinking of Massachusetts alcohol laws (Mass Live)

// Renewed Push to End Marijuana Prohibition Kicks Off in Vermont (Marijuana Industry News)

// Burger King employees accused of selling marijuana to customers ordering ‘fries extra crispy’ (Fox 8 Cleveland)


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Thursday, January 19, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, January 19, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Proposed medical marijuana rules released by Florida officials (Sun Sentinel)

// MJ Freeway still working on fixes, damage control as reputation takes hit (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Gov floats pot tax hike to bridge school funding gap in Colorado (The Cannabist)


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// Committee continues work on marijuana bill as legalization date looms (Portland Press Herald)

// Cannabis industry latest to be tangled in Anchorage permitting code (Alaska Journal of Commerce)

// Adult-Use Bill Filed in New Mexico (Ganjapreneur)

// Applications for medical marijuana licenses open (Pacific Daily News)

// Vermont to Initiate Hemp Testing Pilot Program (VT Digger)

// Gaming industry to marijuana: You’re not welcome on Las Vegas Strip (The Nevada Independent)

// Over 100,000 Demand DEA Stop Disseminating False Information About Medical Marijuana (Marijuana Industry News)


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