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Friday, May 3, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, May 3, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Canopy Growth Buys German Synthetic THC Maker for C$343 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Michigan says caregivers can no longer sell surplus marijuana to provisioning centers (Michigan Radio)

// Bill To Legalize Marijuana Sales Approved By Vermont House Committee (Marijuana Moment)


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// First-time cannabis use up after legalization, StatsCan reports (CBC News)

// Canada’s first nursery license marks ‘key point’ in cannabis industry’s development (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Maine issues conditional award for ‘seed-to-sale’ marijuana tracking system (Bangor Daily News)

// D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser unveils bill to legalize recreational marijuana sales (Washington Post)

// How a freshly grown cannabis company managed to lose $500 million in less than a month (Market Watch)

// The Feds Officially Banned CBD From Booze (Merry Jane)

// Cannabis fans everywhere may get their wish as Oreo-maker Mondelez eyes CBD-infused snacks (CNBC)


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Thursday, May 2, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, May 2, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Cannabis Company Curaleaf Is Acquiring Cura/Select (Forbes)

// Las Vegas City Council signs off on rules for cannabis social-use venues (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Colorado lawmakers approve marijuana home delivery, near final OK with social use (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Michigan’s new Marijuana Regulatory Agency plans to launch recreational market by fall (Michigan Live)

// Washington state cannabis retailers’ pesticide tests proving disruptive for processors (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Barclays estimates US weed market would be $28 billion if legalized today, growing to $41 billion by 2028 (CNBC)

// Philly DA’s Office won’t prosecute cannabis DUIs; Krasner calls current law ‘dumb’ (Reading Eagle)

// 4/20 bump help push Mass. recreational pot sales above $100 million (Boston Globe)

// Leaked Letter Reveals a Leaner MedMen (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Isn’t ‘Dead’ In Texas, Key Senate Chairman Clarifies (Marijuana Moment)


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Wednesday, May 1, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Unlicensed Michigan medical marijuana shops to stay open under court ruling (Bridge Michigan)

// Key US senator indicates panel may refuse to hear marijuana banking bill (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Hawaii Legislature Sends Marijuana Decriminalization Bill To Governor’s Desk (Marijuana Moment)


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// Chart: New Jersey medical cannabis patients to triple by 2022, requiring at least 15 more growers (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Sixty-five years after he smoked his first joint, Willie Nelson is America’s most legendary stoner and a walking testament to the power of weed. It may have even saved his life (Rolling Stone)

// He Was a Decorated Army Veteran. He Took a Marijuana Job. Now He Can’t Get His Pension. (Barron’s)

// Never Mind Flowers Marijuana Might Be 2019’s Hot Mothers Day Gift (Forbes)

// NJ Health Commissioner sees positive results in treating opioid addiction with marijuana (KYW News Radio 1060)

// Kushco Holdings, Inc. Announces The Private Placement Of US$21,300,000 Senior Unsecured Note (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Harvard Medical School receives $4.5 million for cannabinoid research from Harvard University alum (Harvard Medical School)


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Tuesday, April 30, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Canopy Growth Plans Hundreds of Hemp Jobs in New York State (Green Market Report)

// Oregon Senate OKs Freeze on Cannabis Cultivation (Leafly (AP))

// Judges deny request by Baltimore State’s Attorney Mosby to dismiss thousands of marijuana convictions (Baltimore Sun)


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// Colorado lawmakers approve marijuana bill to attract outside investors (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana Legalization Debated At Pennsylvania Joint Policy Hearing (Marijuana Moment)

// Connecticut Lawmakers Discuss Using Marijuana Tax Revenue For Community Reinvestment (Marijuana Moment)

// Poll: Plurality of Texans want full legalization of marijuana (Fox 4 News)

// Missouri to license 60 medical marijuana growers, 190-plus dispensaries (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ontario’s legal adult-use cannabis sales hit new low (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Texas Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Decriminalization Bill (Forbes)


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Monday, April 29, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, April 29, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Home delivery of marijuana could start in Massachusetts this year (Boston Globe)

// ‘Getting Worse, Not Better’: Illegal Pot Market Booming in California Despite Legalization (New York Times)

// Cresco Labs Files $500 Million Preliminary Base Shelf Prospectus (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// In Communities With Retail Pot, Public Consumption Citations Not A Hot Item (New England Public Radio)

// Cannabis is medicine to thousands in N.J. But why is it taxed like takeout food or booze? (NJ.com)

// Arizona Hemp Farms Could Cross-Pollinate and Ruin Medical Marijuana Farms (AZ Marijuana)

// Cannabis Education is Now Mandatory for Pharmacists in Canada’s Most Populated Province (Civilized)

// New Report Says an Adult-Use Cannabis Industry Could Provide $4 Billion for New York State (Leafly)

// Organigram Announces Application to List on NASDAQ (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Iowa lawmakers again expand medical marijuana program (Quad-City Times)


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Friday, April 26, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, April 26, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// As medical marijuana licensing board disbands chairman criticizes court intervention (Michigan Live)

// Cannabis commission vows tight scrutiny of big marijuana firms – and harsh punishments for those that break license caps (Boston Globe)

// In a first, Mass. cannabis oversight agency denies state license application (Boston Business Journal)


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// Scott lays out conditions for signing marijuana reform (My NBC 5)

// Why Weed Advocates Aren’t Happy About Joe Biden’s Candidacy (Rolling Stone)

// Aurora Cannabis exec: ‘Having a major presence in US is nonnegotiable’ (Marijuana Business Daily)

// ‘It could be your grandmother’: Typical marijuana dealer could be anyone, DEA agent says (Ohaha World-Herald)

// Senate Committee Supports ‘Home Grow’ Option for N.H.’s Medical Marijuana Program (New Hampshire Public Radio)

// Did a Cannabis Company Just Patent the Spliff? (Leafly)

// As pot flourishes in D.C., federal ban restricts use by tenants in public housing (Washington Post)


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Thursday, April 25, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, April 25, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// USDA Accepting Applications For Hemp Intellectual Property Protection (Marijuana Moment)

// Dunleavy not planning marijuana board repeal this session (660 News)

// Alabama Lawmakers Approve Medical Marijuana Bill (Marijuana Moment)


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// Michigan’s corporate medical marijuana growers rally for ‘clean cannabis’ (Michigan Live)

// Cresco Labs Reports 411% Increase In Revenue Turns Profitable For 2018 (Green Market Report)

// Bill Aims To Protect Party Bus Drivers From Second-Hand Cannabis Smoke (CBS 13 Sacramento)

// Nikki Fried: Florida Hemp Program Would Create An ‘Industrial Revolution’ (WLRN Public Media)

// Gov. Burgum Signs Immediate Changes To Medical Marijuana Program (KVRR News)

// Half Of Americans Think The Smell Of Weed In Public Is A Real Problem (Buzzfeed News)

// Cannabis Marijuana Weed Pot? Just Call It a Job Machine (New York Times)


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Wednesday, April 24, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Aphria Closes $350 Million Convertible Note Private Placement Offering (New Cannabis Ventures)

// This Massachusetts marijuana store gets almost half its business from New York (Boston Globe)

// Half Of Marijuana Users In The US Think They’re Fine To Drive Stoned (Buzzfeed News)


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// Dr. Bronner’s CEO Launches Non-Profit Cannabis Company (Ganjapreneur)

// Chart: Eastern US salaries top Western compensation in cannabis (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana Legalization Bill Debated In New Hampshire Senate Committee (Marijuana Moment)

// Texas House Votes To Legalize The Farming Of Industrial Hemp (Marijuana Moment)

// Michigan regulators polling prospective recreational marijuana licensees (Marijuana Business Daily)

// aHappy 4/20 Sacramento: DA dismisses or reduces more than 5,300 marijuana convictions (Sacramento Bee)

// Alabama county ending misdemeanor marijuana arrests (Tuscaloosa News)


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Tuesday, April 23, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Maine releases draft rules for its recreational marijuana market. Read them here. (Portland Press Herald)

// Cannabis vaporizer company Pax Labs raises benchmark $420 million in funding (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana Legalization Not Linked To Increased Traffic Deaths, Study Finds (Marijuana Moment)


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// Cops seize bikes without bells at 4/20 event (NY Daily News)

// It’s Not Easy Being Green for Cannabis Growers in Canada (Leafly)

// Neighbourhood pot dealers cheaper than government, StatsCannabis says (Alaska Highway News)

// Cannabis Church Co-Founder Found Not Guilty in 4/20 Case From 2017 (Denver Westword)

// Denver council refuses to loosen restrictions on social-use marijuana businesses (Denver Post)

// Nevada judge sets May hearing on lawsuits to halt marijuana licensing (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Merrill Lynch launches marijuana sector coverage predicts more cross-border deals (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Monday, April 22, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, April 22, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// State-Legal Marijuana Use Makes Immigrants Morally Unfit for Citizenship, Trump Administration Warns (Marijuana Moment)

// Top execs at American weed retailer MedMen quit amid ex-CFO’s claims of financial duress (CNBC)

// Expungement Efforts Surge on 4/20 With Ben & Jerry’s, Code for America (Leafly)


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// How the Queen of Etiquette Got In on Pot (Rolling Stone)

// Study: Wisconsin would see $1.1 billion benefit with medical marijuana legalization (Madison.com)

// Congressional Committees Outline Plans For Marijuana Reform In 2019 (Marijuana Moment)

// Rep. Ilhan Omar: Legalize marijuana nationwide expunge criminal records of those jailed for pot offenses (Newsweek)

// The Indica vs. Sativa Distinction Isn’t Real (Slate)

// Lots Of Politicians And Companies Are Tweeting About Marijuana On 4/20 (Marijuana Moment)

// Carl’s Jr. CBD Burgers Go Over Big in Denver (Leafly)


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