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Monday, December 10, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, December 10, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marlboro maker, Cronos join forces in exclusive CA$2.4 billion deal to tap global cannabis opportunities (Marijuana Business Daily)

// California releases drafts of final marijuana business regulations (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canopy Buys German Vaporizer Pioneer Storz & Bickel (Leafly)


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// Acreage inks $160 million acquisition of Oregon cannabis firm (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Medical marijuana sales in Maryland tops $96M as market booms in first year of operation (Baltimore Sun)

// Marijuana Bills Are Already Being Pre-Filed For 2019 Legislative Sessions (Marijuana Moment)

// Canadians Get Paid Way More Working In The Weed Industry Than The Average Job In Canada (Narcity)

// WHO postpones recommendation for rescheduling cannabis at UN summit (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Even without proof, CBD is finding a niche as a cure-all (NBC News)

// 78-year-old evicted from HUD housing after medical marijuana laws collide (Buffalo News)


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Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Utah Lawmakers Approve Medical Marijuana ‘Compromise’ Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// Cannabis firm Cronos confirms talks for investment by Marlboro maker Altria (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Falsified California testing lab data may result in major marijuana product recall (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// ‘It’s a game changer’: Ontario company prepares Canada’s first outdoor cannabis crop (Marijuana Business Daily)

// 280E still applies to marijuana companies, US Tax Court rules (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Chart: Where does California’s recreational marijuana supply come from? (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Pot Is So Hot in Canada That Firms Are Importing Workers (Bloomberg)

// Major Alcohol Association Briefs Congress On Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// California cannabis vape cartridge makers facing counterfeit products hurdle (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Minnesota Adds Alzheimers As Qualifying Condition For Medical Marijuana (WCCO 4 CBS)


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Friday, November 2, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, November 2, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// CCC takes another step toward opening retail marijuana shops in Mass. (Boston 25 News)

// If they pass, state cannabis initiatives could lead to $2B-plus in new MJ sales, forecast shows (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana Prosecutions Plummet Under Manhattan DA’s New Policy (New York City Patch)


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// Cannabis producers could be chasing global market worth $194 billion in seven years: BMO report (Financial Post)

// Ontario Cannabis Store shifts blame for product delays to ‘mislabeling’ by licensed producers (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Lights camera cannabis: Francis Ford Coppola launches pot ‘lifestyle brand’ (North Bay Business Journal)

// Call It Reefer Magic? FDA-Approved Cannabis-Based Drug Epidiolex Now for Sale in All 50 States (Fortune)

// Global Cannabis Stocks Decline 22.3% in October (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Marijuana In The Governor’s Mansion: Record Number Of Candidates Say Legalize It (Forbes)

// MedMen Acquires Arizona’s Level Up In $33 Million Deal (Green Market Report)


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Friday, October 19, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, October 19, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// iAnthus Acquires MPX Bioceutical In $835 Million Deal (Green Market Report)

// Colorado cracks a billion in annual marijuana sales in record time, generating $200M in tax revenue (Denver Post)

// Aurora Cannabis Approved For New York Stock Exchange (Green Market Report)


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// Michigan awards 13 more medical marijuana licenses ahead of Oct. 31 cutoff (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Massachusetts OKs two cannabis testing labs, clearing way for adult-use sales (Marijuana Business Daily)

// North Dakota Medical Cannabis Applications to Begin Oct. 29 (Leafly (AP))

// Rick Scott seeks backing before appealing block on Florida’s medical marijuana license process (Orlando Weekly)

// Southern California recreational cannabis firms struggle with product shortages licensing and black market (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canada Is Already Experiencing Cannabis Shortages (Vice)

// Canadian girl sells out of cookies in minutes to crowd outside marijuana store (WHNT 19 News)


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Tuesday, October 16, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Canopy Growth Acquires Hemp IP of Ebbu (Green Market Report)

// New Jersey medical marijuana program delayed by glut of dispensary applications (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana Research Is Exploding In The Age Of Legalization, New Study Finds (Marijuana Moment)


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// Banking Lobby Surveys Members On Problems Serving Marijuana Businesses (Forbes)

// Canada to allow cannabis smoking at campsites in national parks (Global News)

// Starting at just over $6 a gram: Nova Scotia unveils legal cannabis prices (Global News)

// Meet the little stamp that became a big headache for licensed cannabis producers (Financial Post)

// Former military captain detained for months in U.S. on decades-old marijuana charge in Canada (Globe and Mail)

// Cannabis Course Responds to Industry Need (UConn Today)

// Police in Michigan Censored Pro-Cannabis Facebook Comments (Herb)


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Friday, October 12, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, October 12, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// MedMen to Acquire PharmaCann for $682 Million in Stock (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Successful Constitutional Case Against Death Penalty Works For War on Drugs, Too (Marijuana Moment)

// Trump Plans To Back Legal Medical Marijuana After Midterms, GOP Congressman Says (Marijuana Moment)


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// Exclusive: Facebook stops blocking marijuana search results ahead of Canadian legalization (Market Watch)

// Massachusetts pot shop inspections drag, but state says process protects public (Boston Herald)

// Cannabis companies ramp up marketing as Health Canada warns them not to advertise pot (Ottawa Citizen)

// Lab: More than 20 percent of Hawaii medical marijuana products rejected for sale (Hawaii News Now)

// United Kingdom sets date for allowing medical cannabis prescriptions (Marijuana Business Daily)

// MTech Acquisition Corp. and MJ Freeway LLC Announce Merger Agreement (Green Market Report)

// Watch Story Of 81-Year Old Michigan Woman Jailed For Marijuana Possession (Weed News)


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Thursday, October 11, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, October 11, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// U.S. Government Loosens Border Policy For Canadian Marijuana Industry Workers (Marijuana Moment)

// Tobacco Giant Altria Rumored To Be Eyeing Cannabis Stake (Green Market Report)

// Pot companies failing at financial reporting, regulator says (Tortonto Star)


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// California Cannabis Bill Round-Up: What Matters Most (Canna Law Blog)

// Alaska plans changes to how it taxes marijuana in response to industry concerns (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Navigating the marijuana sector: Q&A with Chris Hagedorn, GM of Scotts Miracle-Gro unit Hawthorne Gardening (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Trump Administration Seeks Public Comments On Marijuana Reclassification (Forbes)

// A Conversation with Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commissioner, Steven Hoffman – Part I (JD Supra)

// Marijuana legalization may go more smoothly than you think: Washington governor (Alaska Highway News (Canadian Press))

// California pursues stop-gap plan to issue provisional cannabis licenses (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Thursday, October 4, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, October 4, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// iHeartMedia Seeks to Light Up Marijuana Market With High Times Stake (Wall Street Journal)

// Virginia official apologizes for Twitter ‘joke’ about shooting protesters at Rep. Andy Harris’ office (Baltimore Sun)

// Don’t delete your dealer’s number yet, legal cannabis shortage looms (CBC News)


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// License suspension ‘stark reminder’ for Canadian marijuana companies (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canopy Growth Insiders Sell $135 Million of Stock (New Cannabis Ventures)

// MedMen Buys Arizona, Illinois Dispensaries and Closes on a Loan (Green Market Report)

// Utah Medical Marijuana Opponents Have More Money, But Supporters Have More Individual Backers (Marijuana Moment)

// Voters In Seven States Will See These Marijuana Questions On Election Day (Forbes)

// Phoenix City Council shoots down ‘ambush-style’ medical marijuana tax (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cheerleader Gave Away Pot Brownies To Win Homecoming Queen Vote: Police (Huffington Post)


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Monday, October 1, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, October 1, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana businesses in compliance with Colorado law could face federal charges under new enforcement strategy (Denver Post)

// Gov. Jerry Brown Blocks Medical Cannabis Products on School Campuses (KTLA 5)

// Canadian Cannabis Producers Build Inventory Ahead of Legalization (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Boston inches forward with recreational marijuana permits (Boston Globe)

// Air Canada bans ‘safety-critical’ employees from cannabis use on and off duty (CTV News)

// Big pot producers are trying to find workarounds to Ontario’s plans to keep marijuana retail in the hands of the little guy (Financial Post)

// Most of Colorado Still Bans Grows But State Still Harvested 554,233 Pounds Through June (Denver Westword)

// California pets can get cannabis from vets (Leaf Online)

// Canopy Withdraws ‘Chronic by Dre’ Marijuana Trademark Filed By Mistake (Marijuana Moment)

// Hollyweed North Cannabis To Acquire Women Grow (Green Market Report)


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Wednesday, September 26, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Leading Congressional Marijuana Opponent In Danger Of Losing Seat, Polls Find (Marijuana Moment)

// High Times Buys Dope, Leafly CEO Ousted (Green Market Report)

// Youth Marijuana Use Isn’t Increasing After States Legalize, Meta-Analysis Of 55 Studies Concludes (Marijuana Moment)


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// Lt. Governor asks judge to drop lawsuit over medical marijuana ballot initiative (Fox 13 Salt Lake City)

// Seattle Court OKs Plan to Erase 542 Cannabis Convictions (Leafly)

// Missouri Has Three Legalization Measures. Two Are Very Odd (Leafly)

// Why marijuana infused businesses have experienced testing and labeling challenges in California (Marijuana Business Daily)

// New York formalizes medical cannabis as alternative to opioids; market boost seen (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Pennsylvania lawmaker introduces bill to legalize recreational marijuana (Philly Voice)

// Canadians Involved In Marijuana Industry Not Welcome In US, Feds Confirm (Marijuana Moment)


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