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

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

// California begins accepting permit applications for the sale of recreational marijuana (Los Angeles Times)

// Vermont Will Legalize Marijuana In Early January, House Speaker Says (Marijuana Moment)

// Jeff Sessions Just Met With These Anti-Marijuana Activists (Marijuana Moment)


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// Legal cannabis consumption may triple in SF, totaling $240M in sales annually (SF Examiner)

// Canopy Growth Wins Retail Cannabis Supply Agreement with Newfoundland and Labrador (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Ontario communities can’t opt out of marijuana shops: government (CTV News)

// Prince Edward Island turns to government-run stores to sell recreational marijuana (Marijuana Business Daily)

// How will Ohio know gun owners don’t use medical pot? The honor system (Dayton Daily News)

// Mass. is tackling marijuana rules this week. Here’s what to watch for (Boston Globe)

// Marijuana Movement Dodges Sexual Harassment Consequences (High Times)


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Friday, July 14, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, July 14, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// The Latest: Nevada Passes Rules to Ensure Pot Won’t Run Out (New York Times (AP))

// Delaware officials expand access to medical marijuana (WMDT News)

// Senators Approve Medical Marijuana For Military Veterans (MassRoots)


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// State’s Marijuana Control Board pushes back ‘on-site consumption’ discussion until Friday (Webcenter 11 NBC)

// Monthly marijuana sales of $100 million the ‘new norm’ in Colorado (Cannabist)

// Hemp-growing: first step to medicinal cannabis in Utah? (Salt Lake Tribune)

// Lawmakers seek tax on pot that raises revenue but keeps buyers off black market (Portland Press Herald)

// Marijuana Reform Advocates Ask N.H. Governor To Veto Marijuana Study Commission Bill (Weed News)

// Cannabis expo comes to New England with plans to link investors entrepreneurs job seekers (New Hampshire 1)

// Aphria CEO calls on marijuana companies to disclose and improve their cash costs (Financial Post)


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Thursday, March 9, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, March 9, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Colorado governor suggests he may veto pot clubs bill without changes (Denver Post)

// Rhode Island AG organizes campaign against legalizing pot (McClatchy DC Bureau)

// Wolf: Legalizing Marijuana Won’t Help State Budget Deficit (Philly Mag)


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// New Hampshire House Adds Qualifying Conditions Backs Decriminalization (Leafly News)

// AP Interview: LA Sheriff Thinks Feds May Target Marijuana (US News & World Report)

// Wisconsin Assembly Approves CBD Oil, Right-to-Try Bills (Leafly News)

// Backers of Ohio’s failed recreational marijuana measure want to grow medical marijuana (Cleveland.com)

// Martinez vetoes another hemp research bill (Sante Fe New Mexican)

// Scientists say the government’s only pot farm has moldy samples – and no federal testing standards (PBS NewsHour)

// Ready to roll: The Cannabist hires Alex Pasquariello as editor (Cannabist)


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Friday, December 16, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, December 16, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Senators ask Treasury to help ease MJ industry’s banking issues (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Oklahoma Court Asks: Can State OK Medical Marijuana? (Marijuana.com)

// LePage: After legalization, Maine should ‘get rid’ of medical marijuana (Bangor Daily News)


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// DNC Chair Candidate Keith Ellison: “Crazy” to Jail Folks for Marijuana (Weed News)

// Malloy Blasts Legalizing Recreational Marijuana (Hartford Courant)

// With Marijuana Legal In Mass., Hydroponic Equipment Stores Expecting A Boom (WBUR)

// Delaware looks to end lifetime ban to public aid for those with drug convictions (News Works)

// Marijuana is legal, in California but Prop. 64 won’t help you in a custody battle (Orange County Register)

// Ohio’s draft medical cannabis rules call for up to 40 dispensaries (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis Software Provider Whaxy to Merge with MassRoots (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Prop. 64: Legalized marijuana may generate less tax than planned (Mercury News)

// This state could account for 14 percent of the U.S. medical marijuana market by 2020 (Cannabist)

// ASA Files Petition with DOJ Demanding DEA Correct Misinformation About Cannabis (Marijuana Industry News)


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// Floridians Not Deterred by Politicians’ Criticisms Over Amendment 2, Study Shows (Sunshine State News)

// Grand Rapids, Michigan Just Raided Every Dispensary in Town (Leafly)

// Alaska adult-use cannabis market on track, despite supply hiccups (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Anchorage Assembly OKs pot shop license after owner pays fine (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Names of owners, investors of R.I. marijuana cultivation companies made public (Providence Journal)

// Nevada lawmakers look to Oregon for pot blueprint (News 3 Las Vegas NBC)

// Knicks’ Phil Jackson says he smoked marijuana when recovering from back surgery (CBS Sports)


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Tuesday, October 4, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, October 4, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Medical Cannabis Will Be on Future Oklahoma Ballot (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Drug Czar Admits Feds Blocked Marijuana Research (Marijuana.com)

// Damian Marley Is Converting a California Prison into a Pot Farm: Exclusive (Billboard)


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// Chart: Latest California Marijuana Market Data – $845M in Annual Sales, 2,756 Dispensaries (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Top lobbyist represents winner of controversial medical marijuana license (Baltimore Sun)

// Anti-marijuana proposition campaign builds war chest (Your West Valley)

// AZ marijuana groups launch dueling ad campaigns; spar over edible marijuana, donations (ABC 15 Arizona)

// Survey: Doctors’ political views may affect patient care (The Gazette)

// CT legalizes medical marijuana for minors (Yale Daily News)

// Utahns Overwhelmingly Support Legalizing Medical Marijuana, Oppose Recreational Use (Utah Policy)


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Tuesday, September 20, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Losing Maryland medical marijuana grower applicant sues the state (Washington Post)

// Dr. Bronner’s pledges $660,000 to marijuana legalization efforts in California, four other states (The Cannabist)

// Do Coloradans regret legalizing marijuana? New poll says voters see pot as boon to state (The Cannabist)


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// Chart: Does Arkansas MMJ Legalization Stand a Chance With Two Competing Measures? (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Study: Opioid use down in states with medical marijuana (Merced Sun-Star)

// Nate Diaz drug test clean, but USADA still looking into press conference cannabis use (MMA Fighting)

// Anti-medical marijuana group buys first TV ads (Tampa Bay Times)

// Top Credit Union Times Editor: Embrace Cannabis Businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Judge to decide if Missouri voters can weigh in on medical marijuana proposal this fall (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

// SafeMontana funneling funding into campaign against I-182 (KTVQ Montana)


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Friday, September 9, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, September 9, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Senate moves to clear up legal haze around medical marijuana edibles, dispensaries (M Live)

// Arizona Drug Firm Insys Makes Synthetic Pot Compound, Spends Big to Defeat Legal Pot (Phoenix New Times)

// Vireo Health of New York Achieves Cannabis Industry Milestone with UFCW Pact (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Make 21 the minimum age to smoke pot Canadian Medical Association urges gov’t (Global News)

// Nate Diaz still facing possible UFC suspension, despite Nevada state officials okaying his vape pen use (Washington Post)

// Montel Williams the Latest Celebrity to Enter the Medical Cannabis Game (Weed Horn)

// Tryke Companies Partners With Wiz Khalifa to Grow and Distribute Khalifa Kush (PR Newswire)

// Medical marijuana grower booted from state fair (KOAT 7 ABC)

// State questions hip-hop video shot in medical marijuana greenhouse (Albuquerque Journal)

// Alaska Cannabis Regulators OK First Retail License (Leafly News)


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Tuesday, July 12, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Arizona Supreme Court rules marijuana smell valid for search warrants (The Cannabist)

// Medical Marijuana Fails To Make GOP Platform After Vigorous Debate (Huffington Post)

// LePage administration rejects bid to treat opiate addiction with marijuana (Bangor Daily News)


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// North Dakota medical pot backers submit signatures (Sioux City Journal)

// Hawaii law lets nurses certify medical marijuana patients (The Washington Times)

// Development of hemp as cash crop in Maine starts slowly (Portland Press Herald)

// Breaking News: Green Flower signs the world’s most prominent cannabis blogger to the team (Green Flower)

// Chart of the Week: Number of Concentrates Product Lines Ballooning in Washington State (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Prices for Montana medical marijuana cards drop from $75 to $5 (KBZK News 7 Montana)

// Anti-marijuana campaign files suit against legalization move (SF Gate)


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