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

The barrel of a gun is highlighted against a black background with a puff of smoke exiting the end.

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

// HPD Won’t Force Marijuana Patients To Give Up Their Guns Right Away (Civil Beat)

// Recreational pot rules in San Francisco reach last hurdle (Washington Post (AP))

// Days after opening, Maryland medical marijuana dispensaries sell out of product (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Public and private stores to sell recreational pot in B.C., with 19 as the purchasing age (CBC News)

// Manitobans will be able to buy pot online, but can’t grow at home under new legislation (CBC News)

// Surgeon general: Cannabis deserves further medical research (Marijuana Business Daily)

// No Bankruptcy Aid For Marijuana Businesses, Justice Department Officials Say (Forbes)

// Colorado Certifies Four Hemp Seed Varieties (Weed News)

// Washington state halts issuing of hemp licenses, citing budget shortfall (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Oregon’s medical marijuana market changing as recreational pot businesses keep growing (Register Guard)


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Monday, December 4, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A Maryland state flag flies in the bright sun against a blue sky.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, December 4, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Medical marijuana has arrived in Maryland, and the customers are lined up for it (Washington Post)

// Medical marijuana took a bite out of alcohol sales. Recreational pot could take an even bigger one. (Washington Post)

// Army issuing more waivers for recruits who used marijuana (PBS)


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// Alaska October cannabis tax revenue nears $1 million (Anchorage Daily News)

// Gov. Rauner not high on legalizing marijuana: ‘That’s a mistake’ (Chicago Sun Times)

// Backer Of Failed 2015 Medical Marijuana Ballot Issue Threatens Legal Action Against State (WVXU.org)

// Cannabis experts: leaked state medical marijuana guidelines are ‘comprehensive’ (WZZM 13 ABC)

// Marijuana Control Board develops working group to address testing (KTUU )

// Montreal ‘Weedmaps’ ads removed after anti-marijuana complaints (CTV News)

// The Owner of Two Pot Shops Won a City Council Seat in a Conservative Rural Town (Intercept)


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Thursday, November 30, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, November 30, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Washington Report Gives Side-Eye to Homegrow Legalization (Leafly)

// Scotts Miracle-Gro Beefs Up Cannabis Industry Exposure with $72.2 Million Acquisition of Can-Filters (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Sessions hints at crackdown on recreational pot affecting California other states (Sacramento Bee)


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// San Francisco pushes forward with legal marijuana sales (Washington Post (AP))

// 66 Members Of Congress Demand Protection Of State Medical Marijuana Laws (Weed News)

// California’s High Cannabis Tax Could Doom Legalization. Here’s a Fix (Leafly)

// Cannabis mergers and acquisitions more than double as Aurora buys rivals with investor windfall (Calgary Herald)

// Massachusetts House budget writers propose giving $2.7 million to marijuana regulators (Mass Live)

// Can medical marijuana users have firearms? Police say no (Lehigh Valley Live )

// Kellyanne Conway Has Zero Experience In Drug Policy But Is Running the White House Opioid Response (Mother Jones)


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

A close-up shot of a marijuana plant glistens with with resin crystals.

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

// BioTrackTHC To The Rescue: Contingency Plan for Washington (Cannabis Industry Journal)

// A snag for legal marijuana in N.J.? New Assembly speaker won’t commit (NJ.com)

// Pot-Stock Frenzy Intensifies in Canada (Bloomberg)


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// 8 Investigates: Patients wait months for state medical marijuana ID cards (WFLA)

// Budweiser’s Ex-Marketing Chief Sees Weed as New Craft Beer (Bloomberg)

// Court asked to rule Arizona’s fee for medical pot permits is illegally high (Tuscon.com)

// Can you be fired in Michigan for using medical marijuana? (Lansing State Journal)

// Chart: Most effective forms of advertising for cannabis businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Watch How Medical Cannabis Instantly Alleviates This Boy’s Seizures (Alternative Daily)

// How the price of weed in N.J. could plunge if it’s legalized (NJ.com)


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Monday, November 6, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Racist Maine governor Paul LePage.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, November 6, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// LePage just says no to bill that would launch Maine’s marijuana market (Portland Press Herald)

// On Legalization’s 5th Anniversary, Here’s What We’ve Learned (Leafly)

// MJ Freeway’s point-of-sale system goes down again (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Ohio Names 11 Medical Cannabis Cultivation Provisional License Holders (New Cannabist Ventures)

// Senate could hold up government’s pot bill beyond July deadline (CBC News)

// New Mexico May Add Opioid Use Disorder as a Qualifying Condition (Leafly)

// Drugged Driving Crackdown: Michigan Police Officers to Begin Mouth Swabs in 5 Counties (Legal Examiner)

// CDOT Lyft and Marijuana Industry Group partner to stop Coloradans from driving high (Denver Channel)

// Men seeking medical marijuana bombard Pennsylvania gynecologist’s office (Cannabist (AP))

// Five things you should know about Shaleen Title (Boston Globe)


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Friday, November 3, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Five sillouetted U.S. Marines stand tall against the sun on the horizon.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, November 3, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Poll: Marijuana research widely supported among veterans (Stars and Stripes)

// SF panel seeks to legalize pot smoking inside dispensaries (San Francisco Chronicle)

// Washington state cannabis businesses enter unknown territory with no official seed-to-sale system (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Tennessee Democrats Vote to Support Medical Marijuana (Leafly (AP))

// Florida Senate Proposal Would Allow Smoking Medical Marijuana (WJCT)

// Marijuana Paraphernalia: Shops Now Legal in Las Vegas (Marijuana.com)

// Spokane County cannabis farmers will have to register at air pollution office (Cannabist (AP))

// Delaware’s Adult Use Cannabis Task Force Will Likely Delay Release of Report (Delaware Online)

// Clock ticks down on Gov. LePage’s window to veto marijuana bill (Portland Press Herald)

// Filling Approved for First Admitted Insurer in California to Sell Cannabis Insurance (Insurance Journal)


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

A roadside sign reads 'Welcome to California'.

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

// High taxes on legal pot in California could mean black market will thrive (Los Angeles Times)

// LA is one step closer to setting rules for cannabis business permits (Los Angeles Daily News)

// N.J. must recognize marijuana’s medicinal value court says (NJ.com)


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// Medical marijuana ‘super grows’ would be snuffed out under bill (Michigan Live)

// Medical marijuana bids unfairly rejected by Arkansas panel suits say (Arkansas Online)

// Alaska cannabis tax revenue tops $700K in September (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Another cultural tipping point? Cannabis ads appear in TSA checkpoint trays at Ontario airport (LA Times)

// Poseidon aims to raise $100M-$150M through new cannabis fund (Marijuana Business Daily)

// No Contest: 8 of Forbes’ 10 ‘Coolest’ Cities Have Legal Cannabis (Leafly)

// The Billboard Battle: Anti-Marijuana Group Wants Pro-Pot Signage Gone (Phoenix New Times )


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

President Donald Trump addresses a crowd of supporters at a rally.

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

// Trump speaks out on drugs: ‘they’re bad’ (Washington Post)

// Sessions ‘Can’t Comment’ On Rumors Of Marijuana Crackdown Plans (Forbes)

// Insys Founder Arrested Charged with Racketeering (Leafly)


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// BioTrack THC Shares Plan to Minimize Disruption to Washington Cannabis Industry Caused by MJ Freeway Delay (New Cannabis Ventures)

// New Jersey Medical Marijuana: Panel OKs 5 New Conditions (Patch)

// A Well-Kept Secret: How Vets And Their Doctors Are Getting Around The VA’s Medical Marijuana Policy (Task Purpose)

// Distribution emerging as important cog in California’s marijuana supply chain (Marijuana Business Daily)

// SF looks to Oakland as it plans to regulate recreational pot sales (San Francisco Chronicle)

// South Carolina Congressman Co-Sponsors Cannabis Business Bill (Leafly)

// 420 License Plate for Vermont’s Former Attorney General (Marijuana.com)


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

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

Maine governor and white suprmacist Paul LePage.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
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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