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Wednesday, March 22, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Door-Busting Drug Raids Leave a Trail of Blood (New York Times)

// Marijuana legalization champions in R.I. legislature again say they have the votes (Providence Journal)

// Oregon senate approves proposal to shield pot users’ data (Seattle Times)


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// U.S. Health Secretary’s Wife Supports Marijuana Rescheduling (MassRoots)

// Tulsi Gabbard Urges Congress to Pass Federal Decriminalization Bill (Marijuana Industry News)

// New cannabis advocacy group aims to sway federal government (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Floridians Are Pissed at State Legislators for Delaying Medical Pot Rules (Miami New Times)

// Pot tax revenue projected at $172M a year (The Recorder)

// Massachusetts treasurer Deb Goldberg wants $10 million to help her start enforcing new marijuana law (MassLive)

// CDOT and Lyft Start the Countdown to 4/20 by Rolling Out a Ride Plan (Westword)


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Monday, March 20, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, March 20, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Vermont Legal Marijuana Bill Struggles (MassRoots)

// Political Scene: At long last, R.I.’s medical marijuana oversight panel will meet (Providence Journal)

// Georgia Senate agrees to compromise bill to allow AIDS patients medical marijuana access (Georgia Voice)


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// Appeals Court upholds state limits on marijuana for PTSD (Daily Courier)

// Gov. Dennis Daugaard Signs Cannabidiol Measure Into Law (US News & World Report)

// AR House Approved Legislation to Ban Smoking Medical Marijuana Where Smoking Tobacco is Banned (NWA News)

// Segerblom bill would spark earlier recreational marijuana sales in Nevada (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Maine considers putting alcohol agency in charge of pot sales (Bangor Daily News)

// ‘Budtender’ says marijuana dispensary bosses left him high and dry after raid (Ottawa Citizen)

// Cannabis 101 de-hazes legal weed for seniors (Seattle PI)


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

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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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Monday, February 13, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, February 13, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Washington is Overtaking Colorado in Cannabis Sales (Leafly)

// Trump Health Secretary Ignores Marijuana Questions (MassRoots)

// Data: Only half of state’s medical marijuana patients are repeat buyers (Times Union)


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// State to tighten marijuana enforcement (The Bulletin)

// Lawmakers consider consolidating marijuana regulation (Blue Mountain Eagle)

// Oregon Cannabis Licenses: No Seller’s Market (Canna Law Blog)

// Maine sees big surge in medical pot growers and patients (Portland Press Herald)

// Political Scene: As R.I. mulls pot legalization, lobbyist battle lines are forming (Providence Journal)

// Las Vegas lawmaker wants blood test to check for marijuana DUI (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Marijuana turns to athlete sponsorships (The Bulletin)


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Tuesday, February 7, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Former Industry Officials in Minnesota Face Felony Charges for Illegal Shipment (Leafly)

// Pueblo county fighting to hang onto $1.6 mil. in retail pot tax (KOAA News 5 NBC)

// Trump On NFL Marijuana Punishments (Mass Roots)


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// 3 out of 5 in R.I. support legalized recreational marijuana, poll says (Providence Journal)

// Democrats push for medical marijuana after Vos says he’s open to idea (Milwaukee WIsconsin Journal Sentinel)

// Ark state rep. introduces bill to prevent military members from using medical marijuana (THV 11 CBS)

// Marijuana testing firm gets Maryland license (Technically Baltimore)

// OLCC Allows Hemp-Infused Alcohol Under Limited Conditions (Marijuana Industry News)

// Where Are the Medical Marijuana Doctors in Florida? We Mapped Them. (Leafly)

// Chart: Arizona growing into medical marijuana juggernaut (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Friday, February 3, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, February 3, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Alaska Marijuana Control Board nixes on-site consumption (Alaska Public)

// Is This ‘DA Group’ Really Advising Trump on Cannabis? (Leafly)

// Failing a Drug Test Was My Way Out of Football, and I Took It (Marijuana.com)


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// Rhode Island Lawmakers Propose Adult-Use Cannabis Bill (Marijuana.com)

// Emails Indicate NFL Pushed Painkillers While Prohibiting Cannabis (Leafly)

// Record $466 million spent on California ballot measures (The Virginian-Pilot)

// Weed 101: Colorado agriculture office shares pot know-how (Star Tribune)

// Insurer must cover NS man’s medical marijuana: human rights board (Global News)

// Alaska pot conference call interrupted by flushing toilet (WBRC Fox 6)

// Is Microdosing Marijuana the Next New Thing? (Alternet)


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Thursday, January 12, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, January 12, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana backers vow to fight new bid to delay retail pot sales in Maine (Portland Press Herald)

// Ark. lawmakers endorse delay on medical marijuana launch (THV 11 CBS)

// Colorado marijuana sales top $106 million in November (Cannabist)


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// Lawmakers consider reducing home-grown pot allowance (Metro)

// Rhode Island lawmakers push to legalize marijuana, following Massachusetts (CNBC)

// Bill proposed to make selling marijuana legal in DC (Fox 5 DC)

// Governor supports $900K loan to start marijuana program (Reno Gazette-Journal)

// Medical Cannabis Home Delivery Coming to New York City (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Gov. Brown’s budget includes $52.2 million for marijuana regulation under new system (LA Times)

// Survey: Majority of Police Think Marijuana Laws Need to Be Relaxed (Marijuana Industry News)


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Friday, January 6, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, January 6, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Connecticut Could Be Next To Legalize Marijuana (Marijuana.com)

// Colorado’s marijuana czar and fellow top regulator make leap into consulting (Cannabist)

// Cannabis Industry Raised $1 Billion in 2016 (SF Gate)


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// Judge: Insurance company must pay for medical marijuana for injured N.J. worker (Philly.com)

// State awards first medical marijuana cultivation licenses (Providence Journal)

// Bill allowing landlords to ban medical marijuana smoking officially on Snyder’s desk (Michigan Radio)

// Wisconsin Republicans Reach Deal on Bill to Allow Out-of-State CBD Oil (Leafly)

// California’s new attorney general gearing up to defend legal weed, other policies (Cannabist)

// Arkansas Latest Marijuana State To Deny Small Business Opportunity (Weed News)

// Legal weed is hard to come by in Alaska (Alaska Dispatch News)


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Thursday, January 5, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, January 5, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Drug Policy Alliance Launching Campaign to “Just Say No” to Jeff Sessions for Attorney General (Marijuana Industry News)

// Maine medical marijuana dispensaries want early entry to recreational market (Bangor Daily News)

// A quarter of Canadian pot users admit to driving while high (iPolitics)


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// This Colorado county not backing down: will take pot sales tax battle to state Supreme Court (Cannabist)

// Proposed changes to medical marijuana rules aren’t enough, patients say (Boston Globe)

// Million-square-foot marijuana growing facility to open this fall in Massachusetts (Mass Live)

// Over two thousand applications submitted for cannabis cultivation permits (KRCR 7 ABC)

// You can’t grow legal weed in Rhode Island yet – but you can now grow hemp (Cannabist)

// Home delivery of medical pot only certain thing as new medicinal marijuana laws go into effect (Jacksonville.com)

// Macon lawmaker wants public vote on medical cannabis (Macon.com)


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Thursday, December 22, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, December 22, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// After legalization, teen marijuana use drops sharply in Colorado (Washington Post)

// Court: Medical marijuana law trumps law on transporting pot (Wood TV 8)

// Raimondo says legalized pot could add up to $15M to state coffers in first year (Providence Journal)


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// Philadelphia, neighboring counties, to host many of Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana dispensaries (Elevated Nation)

// State licenses for marijuana growing set at 5 (Arkansas Online)

// Dispensaries Restocking Shelves; Patients Renewing Registration (Valley Press Independent)

// NEW REPORT: Colorado Marijuana Sales Continue to Soar, Top $2 Billion by 2020 (Yahoo Finance)

// Nevada’s marijuana registration system back online after 1 week shutdown (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// ACLU, patient group to challenge state’s ‘burdensome’ medical marijuana regulations (Providence Journal)

// 7th medical marijuana license approved by Florida Department of Health (WPTV 5 NBC)


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