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Wednesday, July 25, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// N.J. won’t prosecute many weed cases until September. It’s a big step toward legalization. (NJ.com)

// N.J. health commissioner: We need more medical marijuana dispensaries to meet demand | Opinion (NJ.com)

// N.M. Medical Cannabis Program Surging Toward $100 Million in 2018 (Globe Newswire)


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// Marijuana testing lab not among 7 licenses before Cannabis Control Commission (MassLive)

// Terp Town’ Fire Rips Through California’s Most Coveted Cannabis (Leafly)

// Why Marijuana Consumers Have Smaller Waistlines Than Non-Users (Marijuana Moment)

// Watch Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard And Other Federal Reps File New Marijuana Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// West Virginia Congressional Candidate Running On Marijuana Gets Political Boost (Marijuana Moment)

// Sweet Leaf granted temporary reprieve from destroying its Denver cannabis (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Outgoing Boston Police Commissioner William Evans is gifted bong by Boston Public Radio’s Jim Braude and Margery Eagan (MassLive)


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Monday, March 19, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, March 19, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// GOP & Dems Team Up To Shield State Marijuana Laws From Jeff Sessions (Marijuana Moment)

// Experimental pot lab sprouting cannabis-infused drinks, new edibles (National Post)

// Pot shops face bans in most of Mass. (Boston Globe)


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// Virtually all’ alcohol firms eyeing cannabis: Q&A with ex-Coors exec & new Sundial CEO (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Oakland Embraces Marijuana Sales. Compton Bans Them. How Is Justice Best Served? (New York Times)

// Outlaw weed comes into the light (Washington Post)

// Michigan officials shutter 40 medical marijuana businesses across state (Detroit Free Press)

// Why predictions of a marijuana shortage in Canada are just smoke and mirrors (Cantech Letter)

// Tilray to Partner with Novartis Division Sandoz to Develop Medical Cannabis Products (New Cannabis Ventures)

// West Virginia U.S. attorney vows to ‘aggressively’ enforce federal marijuana laws (Herb)


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Friday, March 2, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, March 2, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Talks Up Death Penalty For Drug Dealers (Forbes)

// Illinois Senate Approves Marijuana Legalization Ballot Question (Marijuana Moment)

// Canopy, world’s biggest marijuana company, hopes for Nasdaq listing (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// House passes medical marijuana changes (Charleston Gazette-Mail)

// Vermont House Gives Initial OK For Saliva Test To Determine Presence Of Drugs In Drivers (Vermont Public Radio)

// New high tallied for Alaska marijuana tax collections (News Miner (AP))

// Lt. Gov. Randy McNally predicts close vote failure of medical marijuana bill (Tennessean)

// Publicly traded plant-touching marijuana companies: Q&A with Terra Tech CEO Derek Peterson (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Washington state extends contingency plan for marijuana tracking (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Texas Wesleyan coach fired after refusing to recruit Colorado player over weed laws (WFAA )


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Wednesday, February 21, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Suit seeks to invalidate Ohio medical marijuana licenses (Columbus Dispatch)

// Despite limited product offerings, Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana sales start strong (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Medical marijuana patients worried about shortages when legal recreational sales begin (Mass Live)


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// West Virginia Marijuana Legalization Bill Filed By Congressional Candidate (Marijuana Moment)

// Where can you light up if N.J. legalizes weed? Here’s one politician’s plan (NJ.com)

// Bill would reduce Alabama penalty for marijuana possession (AL.com)

// Bill To Legalize Recreational Marijuana Reigniting Debate In Maryland (CBS Baltimore)

// Cannabis Control Commission approves licensing and ‘seed to sale’ software contracts (WWLP)

// UK Parliament To Debate Medical Marijuana Bill This Week (Marijuana Moment)

// The Grow-Off’s Mystery Strain Leaked, but Competition Continues (Denver Westword)


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Monday, August 21, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, August 21, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Speakers And Partners Dropping From CWCBE Due To Association With Roger Stone (Weed News)

// One million people are expected to visit Oregon for the eclipse – and the demand for marijuana is surging (Business Insider)

// MassRoots Drops a Friday Evening Bomb (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Fake data on marijuana is spewed by a government agency (Denver Post)

// Politicians and Police Officials are Still Making Up Blatant Lies about Fentanyl-Laced Marijuana (Merry Jane)

// Bank boycott snuffs Uruguay’s legal marijuana sales (Medical Press)

// W.Va. leaders get a look at marijuana industry (Weirton Daily Times)

// Board Votes To Add Ailments To Medical Marijuana Program (Hartford Courant)

// Marijuana Critics Describe What It’s Like to Have the World’s Best Job (Vice)

// Cannabis congeniality: A handful of bed and breakfasts are just fine with their guests lighting up (Register-Guard)


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Friday, June 30, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, June 30, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana Opponents Declare Premature Victory, Don’t Understand Legislative Process (MassRoots)

// Dubious publicity: Toker Poker code name for Colorado marijuana bust also a smoker accessory (Cannabist)

// No deal yet on rewrite of Massachusetts marijuana law (MassLive)


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// Workers’ comp insurance firm drops all 7 of Hawaii’s medical marijuana dispensaries over fear of feds (The Cannabist)

// In some states, pot farmers get a free pass. In Kentucky, Cornbread Mafia leader Johnny Boone faces prison (Courier-Journal)

// Here’s the complete list of where Pennsylvania’s 52 medical marijuana dispensaries will be (Cannabist)

// Medical-marijuana advisory board now in place in West Virginia (The News Center)

// Fourth Corner CEO: Marijuana credit union will pursue Federal Reserve master account ‘sooner rather than later’ (Cannabist)

// Oregon ranks low on cannabis industry transparency (Oregon Business)

// Forum: Clergy support regulating marijuana like alcohol (New Haven Register)


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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// As Deadline Looms, Vermont’s Governor Remains Undecided on Historic Recreational Cannabis Bill (Merry Jane)

// West Virginia begins early stages of launching MMJ program (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Senator’s Reefer Tweet Goes Viral (Marijuana.com)


// Poll: Canadians Want Ottawa to Erase Cannabis Convictions (Leafly)

// Volusia County removes beach porta-potty after pot complaints (Daytona Beach News-Journal)

// SEC Suspends Two Cannabis Stocks (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Hickenlooper signs hemp bill into law in Cortez (Durango Herald)

// Chart: Startup costs for wholesale marijuana cultivators (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Santee Sioux Trial, Day Two: Ex-Partner Denies Hagen’s Guilt (Leafly)

// Sen. Kamala Harris Thinks The Drug War Is Over (It’s Not) (MassRoots)


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Thursday, April 20, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, April 20, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Vermont Legal Marijuana Fight Still Alive (MassRoots)

// West Virginia Gov’s Defense of Medical Marijuana Has Us All Verklempt (Leafly)

// Burgum signs bill legalizing medical marijuana in ND (Valley News Live)


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// 8 Mainstream Marketing Campaigns That Have Embraced the 420 Crowd (Leafly)

// Weed Prices Are Really Confusing (and Not Just When You’re Stoned) (Time)

// Arizona appellate court rules on medical marijuana issues involving doctors, leases (KTAR News)

// Marijuana advocates vow to smoke pot and get arrested on steps of U.S. Capitol (Washington Post)

// U.S. Rep Polis predicts medical cannabis safeguard will get OK (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Green Organic Dutchman Raises over $28mm (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Colorado marijuana DUIs down 33 percent from first three months of last year (The Cannabist)


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Thursday, April 6, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, April 6, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana enforcement policy to be reviewed by Justice Department (CBS News)

// TSA Backtracks On Medical Marijuana Policy Change (MassRoots)

// Legal Marijuana Bogs Down In Legislature, Appears Unlikely This Year (Hartford Courant)


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// WV Senate accepts stricter medical marijuana bill (Charleston Gazette-Mail)

// Regulators to look at loosening pot-business restrictions in small Alaska towns (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Alaska Marijuana Regulators Delay Onsite Use Debate (US News & World Report)

// Columbia Care begins medical marijuana delivery in WNY (WHEC 10 NBC)

// New internal trade deal tills soil for cross-Canada marijuana regulation (The Hamilton Spectator)

// Cannabis Lab Testing Is The Industry’s Dirty Little Secret (Forbes)

// G Pen Maker Awarded $47m in Counterfeit Case (Leafly)


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Wednesday, April 5, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Denied: A 19-Year-Old Nearly Died After A Hospital Said His Pot-Smoking Made Him A Bad Transplant Patient (BuzzFeed)

// UPDATE Medical marijuana passes House 76-24; Senate takes no action (Register-Herald)

// New Data Suggests Nearly 60% of Americans Across Almost All Demographics Want Marijuana Legalized (Merry Jane)


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// Aphria to Invest $25mm in Liberty Health Sciences, Acquire Florida MMJ Company CHT Medical (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Medical marijuana bill more closely aligned to voter-passed measure OK’d in ND House (WDAZ 8 ABC)

// Maryland House passes bill that would add medical marijuana licenses (Baltimore Sun)

// California moves to unite conflicting cannabis laws (Sacramento Bee)

// MN Dept. of Agriculture Approves Huge Growth of Hemp Production (Alpha News)

// Lawmakers split on how to regulate retail marijuana sales in Maine (Portland Press Herald)

// To farmers, cannabis could mean much bigger bucks than tomatoes (Boston Globe)


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