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Monday, January 22, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, January 22, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// What the Federal Shutdown Means for Medical Marijuana (Leafly)

// Did Vermont Gov sign marijuana legalization bill Sunday? (Cannabist (AP))

// Marijuana Is Safer Than Alcohol, Tobacco, Or Sugar Americans Say In New Poll (Marijuana Moment)


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// Ontario seeks public feedback on allowing cannabis lounges as legalization looms (Vancouver Sun)

// Walker names new member to Marijuana Control Board (Alaska Journal of Commerce)

// Shulkin clarifies marijuana comments: VA can study the drug but won’t (Stars and Stripes)

// Pa. has approved all but two of 12 marijuana growers; Lower Merion gives OK for dispensary (Philly Inquirer)

// Regs For Sale Of Recreational Pot In Maine Put On Hold – Again – Until Mid April (Maine Public Radio)

// Cancer Patients Get Little Guidance From Doctors On Using Medical Marijuana (National Public Radio)

// Troubles deepen for co-founder of Mendocino County’s only cannabis distribution business (Press Democrat)


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Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// California Officially Calls On Feds To Reclassify Marijuana (Forbes)

// University of Maryland pharmacy school cancels plans to train medical marijuana workers (Baltimore Sun)

// Chart: More growers lower wholesale prices in Colorado’s recreational marijuana market (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Hundreds show up to turn in medical marijuana applications on final day (THV 11)

// South Carolina extends deadline for prospective hemp growers (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Denver Vape and Play Hopes to Be Denver’s First Pot Lounge (Westword)

// DHHR: WV medical marijuana law will need $2 million in upfront costs (Charleston Gazette-Mail)

// Meet Massachusetts’s Pro-Legalization Marijuana Regulator (Forbes)

// 5 Ways to Avoid Cannabis Stock Investment Scams (Leafly)

// California Cannabis Data Highlights Demand for Infused Pre-Rolls and Vape Pens (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Monday, September 11, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, September 11, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Rohrabacher-Blumenauer medical marijuana protections extended by debt limit deal (Cannabist)

// The Ontario Proposition: Details and Feedback from the Scene (Leafly)

// Future of Michigan medical marijuana dispensaries in the hands of licensing board (Detroit Free Press)


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// Legal Marijuana Is Almost Here. If Only Pot Farmers Were on Board. (New York Times)

// Insights: How Republicans went to pot in Colorado (Gazette)

// Going into its fourth harvest, industrial hemp industry still facing growing pains (Denver Post)

// Leafly Launches ‘The Roll-Up,’ a Podcast That Makes News Less Newsy (Leafly)

// Startup buzzkill: California bans drone delivery services of legalized pot (ARS Technica)

// Hundreds of Unlicensed Marijuana Delivery Services Spark Controversy in San Diego (NBC San Diego)

// President Trump’s claim that a wall will ‘stop much of the drugs from pouring into this country’ (Washington Post)


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Tuesday, August 29, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Maryland medical pot companies that missed licensing deadline get a reprieve (Washington Post)

// Feds Scale Back Marijuana ‘Addiction’ And ‘Overdose’ Talk (MassRoots)

// Medical marijuana industry expected to bring new jobs to Arkansas (Arkansas Online)


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// More than 1,200 doctors now signed up for medical marijuana program (Florida Politics)

// iAnthus Provides Update on Cannabis Operations in Five States (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Automation in the pot industry is picking up with unforeseen speed (Next Web)

// Meet the Cannabis Beauty Line That’s Turning Your Daily Slick of Lip Balm Into a Wellness Moment (Vogue)

// How Cannabis Helped NHL Enforcer Riley Cote Survive His Hockey Career (Leafly)

// Cronos Group CEO Reveals Strategy in Exclusive Interview (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Chart: Quarter of cannabis businesses are owned or were founded by women (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Friday, July 28, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, July 28, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Department of Justice Indicates No Changes to Federal Marijuana Enforcement- Yet (Merry Jane)

// Senators OK State Medical Marijuana Protections, Rejecting Sessions (MassRoots)

// High Times Goes From $70 Million To $250 Million In Three Months (Forbes)


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// U.S. Pot Laws Are a Headache for Canada’s Biggest Stock Exchange (Bloomberg)

// Should California start its own bank to serve marijuana companies? It wouldn’t be easy (Los Angeles Times)

// The cannabis industry has a clear favorite in the race to be California’s next governor (Los Angeles Times)

// Group says Springs misses out on $20 million a year in marijuana taxes (KOAA News 5)

// Ohio’s public colleges can soon apply to test medical marijuana (Columbus Business First)

// How distracting is THC to drivers? Enough for a marijuana DUI fatal case to proceed, judge says (Billings Gazette)

// Medical marijuana ruling in Massachusetts could prompt employer policy changes in Florida (Sun Sentinel)


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Monday, July 17, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, July 17, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Alaska moves forward with plans for in-store marijuana use (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Court: Scent not enough for car search (Daily Sentinel)

// States Keep Saying Yes to Marijuana Use. Now Comes the Federal No. (New York Times)


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// Wisconsin Democrats Introduce Bill to Legalize Recreational Marijuana (Merry Jane)

// Medical pot program remains in limbo (Guam Pacific Daily News)

// Vegas pot price hike has medical marijuana buyers looking for alternate sales (KTNV News)

// Yearlong delay frustrates local medical marijuana industry (Honolulu Star-Advertiser)

// PNC shutters marijuana group’s Ohio bank account (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Former NFL-er Eugene Monroe Traded His Helmet and Pads for Vapes and Dispensaries (Daily Beast)

// Trump worried Americans might be clobbered by ‘sacks of drugs’ thrown over border wall (Cannabist)


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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Connecticut Lawmakers Push Legal Marijuana As Budget Fix (MassRoots)

// Midwest’s Cross-Border MMJ Proposal Is ‘Absolute Lunacy,’ Poses Nationwide Threat (Leafly )

// Journalist Freed From Testifying in Pot Resort Trial (Courthouse News Service)


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// Pot lounge bill heads to Assembly, but Sandoval signature appears doubtful (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// State of Washington Law Paves Way for Organic Marijuana Market (US News & World Report)

// 250 Cannabis Business Leaders On Capitol Hill For NCIA’s Annual Lobby Days (Weed News)

// Majority of Minnesota Medical Cannabis Patients Saw Benefit During the Program’s First Year (Marijuana Industry News)

// New Mexico medical marijuana program balloons in just a year, now has 40,000 patients (Cannabist)

// Kamala Harris to Trump: Leave grandma’s marijuana alone (Sacramento Bee)

// A frantic push for medical marijuana in Texas, bureaucratic heartbreak and renewed resolve (Cannabist)


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

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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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Tuesday, April 4, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Governors From 4 Marijuana States Ask to Be Left Alone (US News & World Report)

// With Big Banks Absent IRS Gears up for Flood of Tax Cash (Leafly)

// The problem with America’s marijuana DUI laws: science (Reno Gazette-Journal)


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// Leading Cannabis Tech Company LeafLink Announces Financing from Mainstream Backers (Merry Jane)

// House approves overhaul to medical marijuana bill (Herald Dispatch)

// Clark County could delay retail marijuana sales (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Florida Senate wants to add medical marijuana licenses (Orlando Weekly)

// Alaska Sees Slight Increase in Marijuana Tax Revenue for February (Marijuana Industry News)

// Chart: More medical cannabis patients and fewer caregivers in Hawaii (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Let Timmy Smoke: It’s Time to Open Baseball’s Hidden Cannabis Culture (Leafly)


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Thursday, March 23, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, March 23, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Updated: Marijuana Legalization Bill Advances to House Vote (VT Digger)

// A big thing marijuana opponents warned you about is definitely not happening (Washington Post)

// California lawmakers want to block police from helping federal drug agents take action against marijuana license holders (LA Times)


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// A proposed state “crackdown” on marijuana home grows is getting weaker as it moves along (Denverite)

// Oakland’s Recreational Dispensary Residency Requirement Overturned Amid Legal Uproar (Merry Jane)

// DC to authorize sixth medical cannabis dispensary (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Bill requiring Arkansans to hold 60 percent ownership in medical marijuana facilities advances (Arkansas Online)

// Illinois Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Legalize Recreational Marijuana for Adults (ABC 7 Chicago)

// Oregon’s Chalice Farms Agrees to Sell to Publicly-Traded Golden Leaf Holdings (New Cannabis Ventures)

// North Dakota medical marijuana supporters say Legislature overriding voter intent (Cannabist)


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