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Thursday, August 30, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, August 30, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Inside The Trump Administration’s Secret War On Weed (Buzz Feed)

// Valued at $4.8 billion, cannabis firm Tilray posts $10 million in sales (Financial Post)

// MedMen Recruits former Los Angeles Mayor to Board (Marijuana.com)


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// New Jersey AG Gurbir Grewal urges more ‘discretion’ in pot possession cases (Trentonian)

// Marijuana convictions go up in smoke with new Delaware record-expungement law (Courier Express)

// New Zealand grants first medical cannabis business license (Marijuana Business Daily)

// California and Feds Agree: No Pot Grows on Public Lands (Courthouse News)

// Human Trafficking in Humboldt Still Hides Among the Cannabis Farms (Herb)

// Connecticut adds eight conditions to medical marijuana treatment list (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis consultant Deepak Anand rips claim by weed-beverage startup about exporting its beer to Europe (Georgia Straight)


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

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Washington Tops $1.1 Billion in Cannabis Sales at 9-Month Mark (Leafly)

// State to move forward with new medical marijuana rules (Boston Globe)

// Just-Retired Top US Global Narc: Marijuana Rescheduling Likely (Marijuana Moment)


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// Medical marijuana license delays anger Florida state senators (Sun Sentinel)

// Hemp Planting to Triple in Uruguay as Legal Marijuana Stumbles (Bloomberg)

// GOP Congressman Wants Trump To Help Legalize Medical Marijuana (Forbes)

// $5.5 million study to probe impact of marijuana legalization on use behavior, mental health (CU Boulder Today)

// Poll Finds 70.6% Support For Legalizing Cannabis In Connecticut (Weed News)

// Baltimore Preps for First Batch of Dispensaries (Leafly)

// The Dope On Dope Magazine (Green Market Report)


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

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
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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Wednesday, April 19, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// DHS head John Kelly gave a clear signal that the Trump administration is heading for a marijuana crackdown (Business Insider)

// House, Senate Pass Competing Bills to Regulate Medical Marijuana (Sunshine State News)

// Legalization plan doesn’t include amnesty for past marijuana-convictions: Liberals (The Globe and Mail)


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// DOJ Busts New Mexico Spending Federal Money on Marijuana (MassRoots)

// GreenWave’s Matt Karnes Predicts Fully Legal Cannabis Markets In 8 New States By 2018 (Benzinga)

// CA marijuana distributor to launch ‘institute’ serving small growers (Marijuana Business Daily)

// California Cannabis Farmers Insist on Driving Their Own Trucks; Here’s Why (Leafly News)

// Smoke pot in Oregon? Your name now protected from feds (Oregon Live)

// Researchers to study potential medicinal properties of natural products, which could include cannabis (The Post Athens)

// Colorado Department Of Transportation Hiding Miniature ‘Mile 420’ Signs (Weed News)


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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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Tuesday, December 13, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Key federal marijuana protection extended through April (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Congress Creates Commission To Study Drug War Alternatives (Marijuana.com)

// Colorado marijuana sales: $1 billion in first 10 months of 2016 (Cannabist)

 


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// Legal Oregon Pot Has Generated $54.5 Million in Tax Revenue This Year (Weed Horn)

// Arkansas’ medical marijuana commission meets; chairman selected (Arkansas Online)

// Number of Canadians buying legal medical marijuana triples in just one year (Ottawa Citizen)

// Illinois medical marijuana sales reach $4.4M in November (CT Post)

// Leafly Investigation: How Much Butane in BHO is Too Much? (Leafly)

// Chart: 30% of cannabis businesses ‘very concerned’ about Trump presidency (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana recount heads into second week after snow delay (Portland Press Herald)


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Monday, December 12, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, December 12, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Maryland unveils 102 dispensary license winners (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Nobel Peace Prize: Santos calls for ‘rethink’ of war on drug (BBC News)

// Congressmen launch joint political effort to pass marijuana laws (KIVI 6 News ABC)


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// The People Who Sell You Legal Weed Don’t Know Enough About It (Vice Motherboard)

// Emerald Cup Pot Fair Draws 30,000 To Sonoma County Fairgrounds (CBS SFBay Area)

// Former Insys Officials Charged in Scheme to Push Its Painkiller (New York Times)

// Head Of Oregon’s Marijuana Lab-Accrediting Program To Step Down (Oregon Public Broadcasting)

// Atlanta medical marijuana company raises $15 million (Atlanta Business Chronicle)

// Implementing recreational pot rules won’t tax Nevada’s budget, officials say (Las Vegas Review Journal)

// Chauncey Billups Says NBA Should Lift Its Weed Ban, Claims Some Former Teammates Played Better Stoned (Complex Sports)


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Monday, June 20, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, June 20, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Orlando Massacre Marijuana Comparison Ousts Anti-Pot Leader (Marijuana Politics)

// Did a Disgruntled Employee Talk Cops Into Raiding Sonoma County Cannabis Company? (Leafly)

// Gary Johnson: Marijuana doesn’t make you stupid (NBC Montana)


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// Gary Johnson says he hasn’t smoked weed in ‘about seven weeks’ (Extract)

// Wife Of Slain Pot Dispensary Guard Distraught And Angry, Wants Justice (CBS4 Denver)

// Cannabis Company Plans Huge Grow Site in CA (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Former NFL QB Jim McMahon wants marijuana off banned substances list (ESPN)

// Community group wants to reverse marijuana laws in Pueblo (The Gazette )

// Colorado Cannabis Critics Want to Ban up to 80 Percent of All Products (Leafly)

// 45 Years Ago Today, America Declared War On Drugs (Merry Jane)


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