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

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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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Wednesday, August 9, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Maui dispensary approved as 1st to begin selling medical marijuana (Hawaii News Now)

// Poll: Record High Support For Legal Marijuana (MassRoots)

// Multi-State Cannabis Operator GTI Quietly Raises Over $50 Million (New Cannabist Ventures)


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// Activists concerned that state’s marijuana regulatory agency is underfunded (WWLP News)

// Massachusetts Cannabis Advisory Board Members Largely From Pro-Pot Cities (New England Public Radio)

// Attorney: State can’t outlaw medical marijuana on college campuses (Verde Independent)

// Virginia’s Leading Gubernatorial Candidate Is Already Calling for Marijuana Decriminalization (Merry Jane)

// North Dakota Department of Health looking for lab to test medical marijuana (Bismarck Tribune)

// Unfinished business: Maine lawmakers delayed many key decisions (Bangor Daily News)

// The Post’s View: Maryland is mired in a medical-marijuana morass (Washington Post)


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Friday, April 7, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, April 7, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Nevada GOP leaders ask Sessions for help with marijuana laws (Reno Gazette-Journal)

// Ruling blunts Arizona law banning medical marijuana on college campuses (Tucson.com)

// California police not down with Gov. Brown’s marijuana plan (Cannabist)


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// Virginia will undertake a study of marijuana decriminalization this year (Richmond Rimes-Dispatch)

// Denver’s Social Consumption Committee Meeting for Last Time Today (Westword)

// Bill proposes study on legalizing recreational marijuana for discussion in 2019 Legislature (Missoulian)

// Medical marijuana patients in Colorado can keep using while they await trial (Denverite)

// Nevada Senate pushes pair of marijuana tax bills (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Cannabis Two-Step: Raise Cash in Canada Spend It in U.S. (Bloomberg)

// French election: Four out of five presidential candidates support relaxation of cannabis laws (Independent)


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Tuesday, March 14, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Government marijuana looks nothing like the real stuff. See for yourself. (Washington Post)

// Trump Admin Not Concerned About Canadian Legal Marijuana (MassRoots)

// Citing organized crime, Colorado House OKs efforts to limit marijuana grows (Denver Post)


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// Denver council opts to take more time on measure to allow midnight closing for marijuana shops (Denver Post)

// Group Asks Lawmakers To Hold Off On Changes To Marijuana Law (CBS Boston)

// Bill would reduce penalty for marijuana possession (My San Antonio)

// Gov. McAuliffe expected to sign marijuana reforms (TWVR CBS 6)

// ‘Cannabis’ more accurate label than ‘marijuana’, state lawmaker says (West Hawaii Today)

// Farmers in Italy fight soil contamination with cannabis (CBS Evening News)

// Chart: Marijuana business licensing backlog in Alaska (Marijuana Business Daily )


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Tuesday, February 21, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// When Retirement Comes With a Daily Dose of Cannabis (New York Times)

// What Were They Smoking? Safer Arizona Leaders Admit 2018 Pot Initiative Flawed (Phoenix New Times)

// New law puts 3000 Sonoma County cannabis cultivators in jeopardy (The Press Democrat)


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// Senate committee debating North Dakota medical pot bill (Charlotte Observer)

// As pot goes legit the dinner-table debate lights up (Portland Press Herald)

// Chart: Recreational marijuana markets in Washington Colorado still soaring (Marijuana Business Daily)

// No barbs but support for decriminalizing pot at first GOP Va. governor debate (Washington Post)

// Following legalization Boston law firm Foley Hoag creates marijuana practice (Mass Live)

// Colorado to Open its First Drive-Thru Cannabis Shop (Culture Magazine)

// The DEA Is Hiring Weed Couriers (MassRoots)


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Tuesday, February 14, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// DEA Removes Marijuana Misinformation from Website After Months of Public, Legal Pressure (Marijuana Industry News)

// White House Denies Marijuana News Report (Mass Roots)

// Lt. Governor of Virginia Calls for Decriminalization of Marijuana (Alt Daily)


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// Officer injured: Lands on ‘bed of nails’ at burglarized medical-marijuana facility (Michigan Live)

// Docs, Not Reps, Should Decide On Medical Marijuana, Wis. AG Says (CBS Minnesota)

// Chart: Retail marijuana markups in Washington state continue to dip (Marijuana Business Daily)

// World’s first cannabis-funded scholarship program accepting applications (The Gazette)

// Mail fail: Alaska pot store raids were prompted by tip from post office (Cannabist)

// Men’s Wearhouse founder reveals how smoking marijuana for 50 years changed his life (Business Insider)

// Pro-marijuana student group prevails again in T-shirt free speech case (Cannabist)


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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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Wednesday, January 25, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// California won’t be ready to regulate marijuana businesses next year, lawmaker says (Sacramento Bee)

// Jeff Sessions provides written responses on marijuana questions to Senators (Tom’s Marijuana Newsletter)

// Patriot Care Panned for Felony Stand (Leafly)


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// Virginia Bill Would Legalize Medical Marijuana, Foundation to Nullify Federal Prohibition (Tenth Amendment Center)

// Major pot insurer coming to Canada (Insurance Business)

// Israel to fund research for medical cannabis crops (Times of Israel)

// Mo. Republican: Give medical marijuana for terminally ill a shot (Hannibal Courier-Post)

// Aurora Cannabis to Raise $50.625mm (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Bill in Colorado legislature would OK PTSD for medical marijuana treatment (The Gazette)

// California marijuana business owners in legal fog as they await statewide rules (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Thursday, September 29, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, September 29, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Chelsea Clinton ‘misspoke’ on marijuana risks, spokeswoman says (Washington Post)

// Virginia Gov Supports Medical Marijuana But Isn’t Hopeful (Marijuana.com)

// ‘It’s a disaster’: Oregon marijuana businesses push back against Oct. 1 regulation changes (The Cannabist)


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// Berkeley’s Amoeba Music granted license to sell marijuana (Fact Mag)

// WBZ-UMass Poll: Voters Favor Legal Recreational Marijuana, But Have Reservations (CBS Boston)

// Arizona DES director sends anti-marijuana email to employees (AZ Central)

// 2 arrested in MCSO investigation of marijuana operation (AZ Central)

// Feds launch major raid on illegal marijuana operations in southeast Colorado (The Cannabist)

// SafeMontana files complaint against medical marijuana initiative campaign (KTVA 2 News)

// Conor McGregor Spent Last Night Smoking Joints In New York City (UpRoxx)


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