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Thursday, November 17, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, November 17, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// The marijuana-initiative blunder that could cost California millions of dollars (Washington Post)

// California: Marijuana Convictions Are Being Reduced Or Overturned (Weed News)

// High Prices: The cost of medical marijuana benefits for vets has jumped 5000% in Canada (Vice News)


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// Exclusive estimates: CA will account for half of retail marijuana sales stemming from election (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canopy Growth halted five times as Canadian marijuana stocks go on wild ride (BNN)

// Maine AG: Many questions need to be answered about new marijuana law (WCSH 6 NBC)

// Medical Marijuana Supporters Claim Florida Health Department Clouding Rules (NBC 6 News Miami)

// Tennessee AG: Nashville, Memphis marijuana laws not enforceable (Tennessean)

// Postal Workers Put Marijuana at Risk of Theft By Coworkers, Audit Finds (US News & World Report)

// 2016 Cannabist Awards: Here’s who won big in our salute to marijuana industry leaders (The Cannabist)


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Monday, October 10, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, October 10, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// The DEA spent $73,000 to eradicate marijuana plants in Utah. It didn’t find any. (Washington Post)

// Why we ignore thousands of killings in the Philippines: The victims were drug users (Washington Post)

// Marijuana tech firm MassRoots clears debt defaults, continues cost-cutting (The Cannabist)


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// Mormon Leaders Worried About Marijuana, Leaked Video Shows (Marijuana.com)

// Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan appoints new marijuana regulator (Washington Post)

// With little money or oversight, untrained volunteers set up Maryland’s medical marijuana industry (Baltimore Sun)

// Top foe of medical pot in Ohio gets 2 advisory board slots (WHIO News)

// Goldman Sachs Suggests Potential GW Pharma Acquisition Price of $349 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// The unexpected hurdles Anchorage marijuana businesses face: Parking and gardening (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Massachusetts State Court Rejects Medical Marijuana Suit (National Law Review)


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