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Friday, August 18, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, August 18, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Judge denies Nevada marijuana distribution injunction request (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Tilray to invest CA$30 million to create one of Canada’s largest cannabis facilities (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Feds Slam Marijuana Impairment Testing Methods (MassRoots)


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// The Sessions Letters: Read the U.S. attorney general’s missives to the first four states to legalize marijuana (Cannabist)

// The Haymaker: Are Cannabis Stocks Finally Growing Up? (Leafly)

// Oklahomans Will Vote on America’s Most Progressive Medical Marijuana Proposal in 2018 (Merry Jane)

// The Quest For Lower Electric Bills Is A Sign Of Colorado’s Maturing Pot Biz (Colorado Public Radio)

// Roger Stone and John Morgan Pressure Trump To Legalize Marijuana (Merry Jane)

// Editorial: Jeff Sessions, pot prohibition is so 2011 (Seattle Times)

// Several marijuana-related companies make Inc. 5000 list (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Thursday, August 17, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, August 17, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Alaska and Washington govs push back on Sessions’ marijuana enforcement letters (Cannabist)

// Feds Call Out Religious Discrimination Against Marijuana Consumers (MassRoots)

// Charges dropped against marijuana activist who gave out joints in front of Capitol (Washington Post)


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// Nevada’s marijuana sales down product suffering as program ‘limps along’ (Reno Gazette-Journal)

// Several factors led to Hawaii’s flawed medical marijuana launch (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ontario Report Urges Immediate Decriminalization (and Many Other Things) (Leafly)

// Bull! Pot Revenue Has Definitely Helped Fund Cherry Creek Schools (Westword)

// Oregon makes drug possession a misdemeanor (Associated Press News)

// L.A. City Council approves new Cannabis Department head (LA Times)

// Pot industry massively increases its Washington lobbying (Washington Examiner)


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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Justice Department at odds with DEA on marijuana research, MS-13 (Washington Post)

// Mainers won’t be selling recreational pot by February deadline (Portland Press Herald)

// Washington Officials Respond to Sessions’s Marijuana Threats (MassRoots)


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// Online sales drives revenue for Boulder indoor garden maker AeroGrow (Daily Camera)

// The VA Can’t Provide Cannabis to Veterans With PTSD, so This Group Gives It Out for Free (Leafly)

// The Industrial Hemp Farming Act is back- is this the year Congress legalizes the crop? (Cannabist)

// Over 500 Medical Marijuana Cards Approved in Ark. (NWA News)

// 2018 Governor Candidates Support Marijuana Reform (MassRoots)

// Without Banks, Lawmaker Calls AR Medical Marijuana Business ‘Wild, Wild West’ (Arkansas Matters)

// Who’s Sabotaging This Cannabis Company’s Instagram Account? (Leafly)


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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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Thursday, August 10, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, August 10, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Latino Lawmakers Endorse Legalizing Marijuana (MassRoots)

// San Diego DA’s Prosecution of Pot Attorney Has Sent Chills Through the Legal Community (Voices of San Diego)

// Letter from Clark County to marijuana industry: Don’t promote public pot use (Las Vegas Sun)


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// Colorado lawmaker calls Sessions’ marijuana policy letters a ‘political ploy’ (Cannabist)

// Made-in-L.A. Marijuana Strains Find a Market in Las Vegas (LA Weekly)

// With pot legal state, vows crackdown on impaired drivers (Boston.com)

// This former minister expects to make $22 million next year selling marijuana (CNBC)

// After 2015 legalization, Texans may be able to buy medical cannabis oil by January (Texas Tribune)

// Medical marijuana companies in Canada capitalizing on ‘insane’ growth abroad (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Seattle Drops Fine Against Hempfest (Leafly (AP))


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

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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, August 7, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, August 7, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Charlie Baker makes his picks for Cannabis Advisory Board (Boston Herald)

// A simple inexpensive piece of tech is upending the burgeoning marijuana industry (Business Insider)

// Town of Nipton Sells Itself to American Green a Silly Penny Stock Company (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// AG Sessions has ‘serious concerns’ on marijuana regulations in letter to Governor Hickenlooper (KDVR)

// Jeff Sessions Questions Washington’s Marijuana Regulations (KUOW)

// Medical-pot enrollment sales up but less than expected (News-Gazette)

// Los Coyotes tribe forging agreement GB science for commercial cannabis venture (East County Magazine)

// Tahoe’s first and only dispensary to sell recreational marijuana (My News 4)

// State pot advisers eye fed crackdown (Boston Herald)

// Nevada Gaming Regulator Warns Casinos to Watch Out for Stoned Gamblers (Merry Jane)


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Wednesday, July 26, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Republicans Block Congressional Marijuana Votes (MassRoots)

// The Haymaker: Will Trump Fire Sessions By the Time You Finish This Headline? (Leafly)

// Federal lawsuit against Sessions and DEA says marijuana’s Schedule I status unconstitutional (Cannabist)


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// Colorado Springs head shops accused of illegal marijuana sales; 13 indicted (Cannabist)

// LA’s weed industry needs a bank. City leaders might create one it can use (Los Angeles Daily News)

// Wash. state anti-pot billboard aimed at Latinos sparks outrage (New York Daily News)

// Canada’s Licensed Producers Band Together Over Advertising Rules (Marijuana.com)

// Brazil’s Health Agency Plans Regulations for Medical Cannabis Cultivation (Merry Jane)

// The future of cannabis is organic and ethical: Q&A with Dr. Bronner’s CEO David Bronner (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Adam Silver Partly Blames NBA Weed Ban on Travel (Marijuana.com)


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Monday, July 24, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, July 24, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump’s DOJ gears up for crackdown on marijuana (The Hill)

// Dem senator: Administration crackdown on marijuana is ‘backward and inhumane’ (The Hill)

// More Details From Feds’ Secret Marijuana Enforcement Meetings Emerge (Merry Jane)


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// Feds Developing Phone App To Measure Marijuana Impairment (MassRoots)

// Thousands apply for cannabis permits in Emerald Triangle, but few in Sonoma County (Press Democrat)

// Gov. Scott Walker Defense of Taking Donation From Marijuana Industry Advocates While Calling For More Drug Testing: $25,000 Check Too Small to Influence Him (Marijuana Industry News)

// The EPA Will Deny All Requests to License Pesticides for Cannabis (Merry Jane)

// Maine Governor Says He Will Veto any Cannabis Regulations that Leave Medical Marijuana Untaxed (Merry Jane)

// Trump’s New Communications Director Thinks Legal Weed Is Creating Cities Full of ‘Pot Zombies’ (Merry Jane)

// New measure sets restrictions on cannabis store advertisements (Kitsap Sun)


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

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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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