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Tuesday, October 24, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Maine governor Paul LePage speaks at CPAC 2017.

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// House Senate pass bill to regulate Maine marijuana sales, but not by veto-proof margins (Portland Press Herald)

// The Marijuana Evolution Of Senator Orrin Hatch (Marijuana Moment)

// Canadian Lawyers Cry Foul Over New Drugged-Driving Regulations (Leafly)


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// No ‘significant issues’ from marijuana legalization, says Colorado medical officer (CBC News)

// Data Dive: Canadian Medical Marijuana Patient Total Tops 200,000 (Leafly)

// Chart: New York medical marijuana patient counts surge 183%, but challenges remain for businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Nevada marijuana sales eclipse $33 million for August 2017 (Cannabist)

// Political Scene: Journal talks to Governor Raimondo on issues ranging from PawSox to crumbling schools (Providence Journal)

// First billboard for medical marijuana appears in Albuquerque (KRQE)

// Poll: Three in four Utahns support legalizing medical marijuana (Salt Lake Tribune)


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

Maine governor and white suprmacist Paul LePage.

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

President Trump salutes his supporters on stage at the CPAC 2011.

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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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Friday, October 14, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Cannabis Station dispensary in Denver Colorado.

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Friday, October 14, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Colorado: Record-breaking pot shop sales in August 2016 (Cannabist)

// Bill would legalize marijuana in Delaware (Delaware Online)

// Maine AG says Question 1 would allow children to have pot (Bangor Daily News)


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// Maine Governor Paul LePage releases statement on adult use Question 1 (Facebook)

// LDS leaders ask Mormons to oppose legalization of assisted suicide, recreational marijuana (Deseret News)

// Minimum age for legal marijuana should be 25, public health agency says (CBC News)

// Uncertainty rumors after Arizona awards medical marijuana business licenses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// WSDA proposes organic marijuana certification (Capital Press)

// Arkansas Court Says Voters Can Decide Medical Marijuana Plan (ABC News)

// Steep Hill Licenses Cannabis Testing Technology in Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Friday, August 26, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Weed Maps logo with the smiley face turned upside down

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Friday, August 26, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Weedmaps- a Yelp for pot- is riddled with suspicious reviews (LA Times)

// Oregon Cannabis Convictions Expunged Free of Charge in Portland on August 27th (Marijuana Politics)

// Jack Splitt, teen who inspired medical pot law, has died (The Cannabist) | Click here to contribute to a GoFundMe campaign in support of Jack’s family.


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// Opponents of marijuana legalization initiative take their case to the Arizona Supreme Court (ABC 15 Arizona)

// Supporters of medical marijuana state question criticize AG Scott Pruitt’s rewrite of ballot title (Tulsa World)

// Gov. Hutchinson says legalizing marijuana would be ‘drain on state’s resources’ (THV 11 CBS)

// Nevada AG Laxalt, law enforcement announce opposition to legalizing recreational marijuana (My News 4 NBC)

// Jerry Jones: Ezekiel Elliott’s pot dispensary visit ‘just not good’ (ABC News)

// Open to marijuana legalization, Sen. Elizabeth Warren says substance should be safely regulated in Massachusetts (Mass Live)

// Maine Governor Smoked Marijuana, But Opposes Legalization (Marijuana.com)


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