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

German flag bunting ripples in the wind as the camera pokes its view through a frame of green house plants.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, January 20, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// German lawmakers green-light medical cannabis use (Yahoo News)

// Maine lawmakers speed effort to put hold on marijuana sales (Bangor Daily News)

// At last minute, Obama commutes prison sentence of Modesto pot dispensary operator (Sacramento Bee)


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// Under new bill, Florida could see another 20 marijuana operators (Action News Jax)

// Marijuana data firm announces $2.5 million capital raise (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Nevada’s medical marijuana website is restored after data leak (Reno Gazette-Journal)

// Medical marijuana patient numbers up (West Hawaii Today)

// Where’s the weed? Anchorage pot shops cope with cannabis shortage (KTVA Alaska)

// Plan would punish cities with unofficial pot bans – like Lakewood – by taking their liquor money (The Olympian)

// Fugitive ‘tired of running,’ surrenders at Mexico border in death of California pot farm operator (LA Times)


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Thursday, December 1, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

President Obama on the front cover to Time is held up in front of someone's face lounging on the couch.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, December 1, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Do Obama’s Last-Minute Marijuana Comments Signal Big Moves? (Marijuana.com)

// DC Advocates Take Their Case to Jeff Sessions- and He Listens. Sort of. (Leafly)

// Canopy Growth to acquire rival weed producer in $430M deal (CTV News)


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// Marijuana testing poses regulatory quandaries (Capital Press)

// Report argues new Oregon testing rules are straining pot supply (Statesman Journal)

// OrganiGram Moves Forward with 9 Million Gram Capacity Addition (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Canada May Face Marijuana Shortage When It’s Legalized: Canaccord (Huffington Post)

// Colorado hemp industry moves ahead after seed certification (Marijuana Business Daily)

// New Market: Humble beginnings expected for North Dakota’s medical marijuana industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Scotts Miracle-Gro Boosts Cannabis Exposure by Taking Control of AeroGrow International (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Monday, November 7, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

President Obama speaks at a podium at a political rally.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, November 7, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Obama: Federal Prohibition Not ‘Tenable’ After State Marijuana Votes (Marijuana.com)

// Arkansas court: Ruling stands on medical marijuana Issue 7, votes won’t be counted (The Cannabist)

// Nancy Pelosi will vote to legalize pot in California (LA Times)


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// Privateer Holdings Closes $40 Million in Convertible Note Financing (Business Wire)

// Scotts Miracle-Gro in talks with EPA about marijuana pesticides (The Cannabist)

// Humboldt County donates little to Proposition 64 campaigns (Eureka Times-Standard)

// Sheldon Adelson gave $1.35 million more to campaign opposing recreational marijuana in Nevada (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Marijuana Price Falls to Yearly Low of $1,393 a Pound (24/7 Wall Street)

// Oregon Health Authority: Hundreds of customers bought pesticide-tainted pot (KVAL 13 CBS)

// Md. regulators hope to prune long list of marijuana dispensary applicants by Nov. 21 (Washington Post)

// How a Cuban Exile Became One of America’s Oldest Pot Prisoners (NBC News)


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Thursday, September 1, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A handgun is gripped and being fired at a gun club range

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, September 1, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// US court upholds ban on gun sales to marijuana card holders (AP- The Big Story)

// Arizona will definitely be voting on marijuana legalization in November (The Cannabist)

// Terra Tech Rescinds Reverse-Split Proposal (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Montana dispensaries close under strict new rules (The Cannabist)

// Proposed Rules Would Permit Ohio Lawyers to Help MMJ Firms (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis Social Clubs Are Illegal, Alaska AG Says (Leafly)

// Alaska banks, credit unions won’t follow Lower 48 counterparts into bud business (Alaska Journal of Commerce)

// New medical-marijuana products OKd in N.J. (Philly.com)

// Obama commutes sentences of 111 inmates, setting record for a single month (Washington Post)

// Hillsborough deputy fatally shoots unarmed man while serving warrant at Clair-Mel home (Tampa Bay Times)


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