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This is the official daily newscast heard on CannabisRadio.com originally read during the Russ Belville Show. But for those looking just for the days headlines, this is it. We are bringing you exclusively Cannabis News right from the Associated Press. So don't miss out, and subscribe to this today.

Rank #1: Alaska Marijuana Onsite Consumption Discussed

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Alaska Marijuana Onsite Consumption Discussed as Alaska Marijuana regulators discuss onsite consumption issues as the board tasked with regulating Alaska's legal pot industry provided guidance.

Feb 18 2016

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Rank #2: Puerto Rico Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Now Operating

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Puerto Rico medical marijuana dispensaries have begun operating for the first time in the U.S. territory.

Jan 04 2017

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Rank #3: Colorado Marijuana Shop Tied to Strip Club and Mayor

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Colorado Marijuana Shop tied to strip club and mayor as The Smokin Gun Apothecary opened on a site formerly occupied by the Denver area's best known strip club, Shotgun Willie's.

Feb 18 2016

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Rank #4: Obama Medical Marijuana Reform Not 0n 2016 Agenda

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President Obama Medical Marijuana Reform Not 0n 2016 Agenda as White House press secretary John Earnest said any progress on marijuana reform would need to come through Congress.

Feb 18 2016

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Rank #5: Smoking Medical Marijuana In Arkansas

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The Arkansas State Senate voted down a move to ban the smoking medical marijuana Monday -- but the sponsor is promising to bring it up again.

Mar 21 2017

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Rank #6: Woody Harrelson Seeks Hawaii Marijuana Dispensary License

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Woody Harrelson, Actor and marijuana advocate, was one of nearly 60 applicants to apply to open one of Hawaii's first medical marijuana dispensaries.

Feb 18 2016

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Rank #7: Legalized Marijuana Expansion Overshadowed by Election

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Legalized Marijuana Expansion Overshadowed by Election as Top News of 2016 as the U.S. elections top American list of 10 top news events in 2016.

Dec 28 2016

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Rank #8: Massachusetts Legislature Approves Rec MMJ Provisions

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The Massachusetts Legislature approved a six-month delay of several key provisions in the states new recreational marijuana law

Dec 30 2016

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Rank #9: Marijuana Impacts New Hampshire Democratic Primary

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Marijuana Impacts New Hampshire Democratic Primary as Democrat Bernie Sanders swept to thumping outsider victory in the New Hampshire primary

Feb 18 2016

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Rank #10: Nevada MMJ Dispensary Applications Exposed

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Nevada Medical Marijuana Dispensary Applications Exposed as thousands of MMJ agent applications for people looking to run a dispensary were exposed online.

Dec 30 2016

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Rank #11: Marijuana Joints to Be Passed Out At Trump Inauguration

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Marijuana Joints to Be Passed Out At Trump Inauguration A group of marijuana legalization advocates plan to hand out thousands at Donald Trump inauguration.

Jan 05 2017

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Rank #12: Alaska Marijuana Regulators Reject Pot Shops In-Store Consum...

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Alaska marijuana regulators have rejected a proposal to allow authorized retail pot shops to have areas where customers could consume marijuana products.

Feb 08 2017

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Rank #13: Oregon Employers Banned From Marijuana

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Oregon Employers Banned From Marijuana Use. would be prohibited from banning marijuana use during days off under a bill introduced in the Oregon Senate.

Feb 10 2017

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Rank #14: Hemp Industries Association Files Contempt Motion on DEA

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Hemp Industries Association (HIA), the leading non-profit trade association consisting of hundreds of hemp businesses, has filed a motion to hold the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in contempt of court.

Feb 08 2017

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Rank #15: 14 Qualifying Conditions added to New Mexico MMJ

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The New Mexico state Senate approved revisions Monday to the state’s 2007 medical cannabis law sponsored by Sen. Cisco McSorley, D-Albuquerque. The bill now moves to the House of Representatives.

Feb 23 2017

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Rank #16: Colorado Gov. Warns California on Recreational Marijuana Hurtles

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Colorado’s governor on Tuesday warned California lawmakers that their state has a “steep hill” ahead in legalizing recreational marijuana hurtles, urging them to pay close attention to aspects such as home-grow regulations, pesticides and public safety.

Feb 23 2017

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Rank #17: CA Rep. Dana Rohrbacher Files Bill To Protect State Laws

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Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher of California introduced legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday that would resolve the conflict between state and federal marijuana laws and allow states to determine their own marijuana policies.

Feb 10 2017

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Rank #18: DOJ may Increase Federal Enforcement On Weed

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The cannabis industry was rattled Thursday after White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said he expects the Department of Justice to increase enforcement of federal laws prohibiting recreational pot, even in states where it’s already legal.

Mar 21 2017

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Rank #19: Respect State Marijuana Act: Two More Sponsers

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The Respect State Marijuana Act got two more bipartisan co-sponsors, bringing the total to 14. The two new sponsors joins the other 6 democrats, and 6 republicans.
Bills advanced in Arkansas to make improvements to the medical Marijuana laws.
North Dakota makes revisions to medical marijuana laws to create harsher stipulation who can physically smoke marijuana.
A new University of Texas poll shows that a majority of Texans support the legalization of marijuana in the state of Texas.
The dutch government has made a stride towards more leniency on cultivating marijuana. This will end a paradox on their current laws on the use of it.

Feb 23 2017

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Rank #20: New Jersey’s Conditions On Medical Marijuana

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Chronic pain will added to list of ailments for medical marijuana in New Jersey’s legislation.
Texas veterans and activists gather at Texas state capitol to push for medical marijuana legislation.
Marijuana Tax revenue has declined in Oregon, new legislation to hope to turn that around.

Feb 23 2017

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Vermont Legalization Not Dead Yet

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Vermont Legalization Not Dead Yet as Vermont Governor Phil Scott Lays Out Requirements for Legalization.

May 26 2017

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Vermont's Governor Vetoes Marijuana Legalization

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Vermont's Governor Vetoes Marijuana Legalization, Sets Stage For ore Restrictions in Summer Session;

May 26 2017

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Largest Requests Ever For High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area

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Trump's Budget includes largest requests ever for High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) and Drug-Free Communities Grants. President Donald Trump is seeking hundreds of millions of dollars in funding for two anti-drug grant programs that the White House Office of Management and Budget called “duplicative” and worthy of elimination. After swift push-back from lawmakers and outside interest groups earlier this month, Trump sent Congress "the highest funding amounts ever requested" for the two programs, according to the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy.

May 24 2017

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Drug Czar Website Back Online, Budget Cuts Could Fizzle

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Drug Czar Website is Back Online, Budget Cuts Could Fizzle as the Trump administration is proposing to gut the budget of the White House "drug czar" by 95 percent.

May 24 2017

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Targets Dr. Carl Hart

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Drug Policy Alliance Board Member and Columbia neuroscientist Dr. Carl Hart has been directly targeted by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.

May 23 2017

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Vermont Gov. has five days to sign marijuana legalization bi...

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S. 22, a bill to legalize cannabis in Vermont for adults over 21, landed on Republican Governor Phil Scott's desk – potentially making the state the first in the country to legalize marijuana through the legislative process, and not a ballot initiative. The bill has already been approved by both chambers of the state legislature; now the governor has five days to decide whether to sign or to veto it. But even if he does neither, on Wednesday, May 24th, it would automatically become law.

May 23 2017

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Connecticut lawmakers include marijuana legalization as part of the state budget proposal

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Democratic lawmakers called for legalizing marijuana, taking a step toward tolls, cutting aid to towns, and opening a third casino as part of budget recommendations released Tuesday. ven though marijuana legalization is included in the proposal, Democratic legislators concede that they do not have enough votes in their own caucus to pass the measure. But they placed the item into the package to spur conversation and help balance the $20 billion annual budget.

May 18 2017

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Bipartisan Political Backlashing Against Attorney General

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Bipartisan Political Backlashing Against Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ memo detailing a new charging criminal policy .

May 17 2017

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New Jersey files legislation legalizing commercial marijuana sales

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New Jersey files legislation legalizing commercial marijuana sales, personal possession, but no home-grow. New study on risks from propylene glycol thinning agents used in cannabis vaporizer cartridges.

May 17 2017

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Attorney General Orders Maximum Sentences, Rolling Back Obama Policy

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions has ordered federal prosecutors to pursue the toughest possible charges and sentences against crime suspects, reversing ease of penalties for some nonviolent drug violations.

May 13 2017

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New Hampshire Marijuana Decriminalization Up for Passage

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New Hampshire Marijuana Decriminalization Up for Passage as the New Hampshire Senate is expected to vote on a marijuana decriminalization bill.

May 12 2017

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Vermont Legislature to Pass Marijuana Legalization

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Vermont Legislature to Pass Marijuana Legalization, and the Senate is set to consider a conference committee report to expand medical cannabis.

May 12 2017

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Michigan Activists Start 2018 Legalization Campaign

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Michigan Activists Start 2018 Legalization Campaign as efforts to legalize it for recreational use have stalled in recent years.

May 09 2017

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Congress DC Crackdown Due to Proposed Funding Legislation

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Congress's new proposed funding legislation would even further crack down on D.C.'s ability to spend its own money legalizing and regulating marijuana

May 05 2017

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Tom Marino Withdraws Name From Drug Czar Consideration

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Tom Marino Withdraws Name From Drug Czar Consideration as the U.S. Rep. has withdrawn his name from consideration to become President Donald Trump's drug czar

May 05 2017

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National Institute on Drug Abuse Admits Marijuana Helps Opia..

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National Institute on Drug Abuse Admits Marijuana Helps Opiates, that medical marijuana could reduce the use of opioids needed to control pain.

May 02 2017

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Colorado Marijuana DUIs Drop 33 Percent

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Colorado Marijuana DUIs Drop 33 Percent as the number of citations for driving while under the influence of marijuana dropped by 33.2 percent in the first quarter of 2017.

Apr 19 2017

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Jared Kushner and Jeff Sessions at Odds Over Criminal Justice

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Presidential Advisor Jared Kushner and Attorney General Jeff Sessions are at Odds Over Criminal Justice Policy.

Apr 18 2017

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Liberals Introduce Bills to Legalize Canadian Marijuana

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Liberals Introduce Bills to Legalize Canadian Marijuana by July 2018 as Adults 18 and can soon legally buy and cultivate small amounts of marijuana.

Apr 16 2017

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The Threat of Jeff Sessions

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Guam’s governor drops his support for his own legalization bill,also citing the threat of Jeff Sessions as Attorney General. Concerns in the current administrations ideals of marijuana. Sessions said he was surprised the american people didn't like his comments about marijuana.

Apr 13 2017

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