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Tuesday, January 30, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

An industrial marijuana growhouse is thick with white-haired cannabis plants close to harvest.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Aphria Buys Nuuvera for $670 Million as Pot Deals Heat Up (Bloomberg )

// AutoNation Just Decided to Stop Caring About Pot Smoking (Bloomberg)

// Trump sees ‘carnage’ from America’s drug boom. But major cities are getting safer. (Washington Post)


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// Arizona lawmakers call for medical marijuana testing; end to ‘Wild West’ mentality (AZ Family)

// 152,000+ Patients Registered In Arizona’s Medical Marijuana Program (Hemp Gazette)

// Two Canadian cannabis producers each look to raise CA$70 million (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Investing in High Times: Puff or Pass? (Leafly)

// Michigan Marijuana Industrial Park Sells Out 63 Acres (Forbes)

// Senator Claire McCaskill: ‘I Support Medical Marijuana In Missouri’ (Weed News)

// California’s New Cannabis Laws Squeeze Compassionate Care Programs (Forbes)


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Thursday, January 25, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A thick marijuana bud sits atop a red maple leaf.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, January 25, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// ‘Nobody got any sleep’: Aurora Cannabis lands CanniMed after marathon talks (Financial Post)

// Racist Policing Persists Despite Cannabis Legalization, Bemoans New Report from Drug Policy Alliance (Merry Jane)

// Senators And Reps Tell Trump: Keep Marijuana Promise (Marijuana Moment)


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// NBC/WSJ poll: 60 percent of Americans now support marijuana legalization (NBC News)

// People are dying from opioid overdoses, not marijuana says Andrew Lelling, the top fed prosecutor in Massachusetts (Mass Live)

// Colorado sticking with METRC for marijuana seed to sale tracking (Cannabist)

// Raimondo’s medical marijuana plan could nearly double the patients, raise $5 million in revenue (WPRI)

// Alaska marijuana testing facilities to be audited after “significant deviation” in potency results (Cannabist (AP))

// Up Cannabis Parent Newstrike to Raise $51.5 Million with Sale of Stock and Warrants (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Trump’s 24-Year-Old Deputy Drug Czar To Resign After Questions Over Work History (Huffington Post)


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Thursday, January 18, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

U.S. Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) speaks to an unseen crowd during a Suffrage parade held in Oakland.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, January 18, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Lee & Khanna Sponsor House Version of the Marijuana Justice Act (Leafly)

// Canopy Growth Raising $175 Million at $34.60 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// I’ll Defend ‘Legitimate’ Marijuana Businesses Colorado, AG Says (Colorado Public Radio)


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// State consultant finds grounds to consider race in awarding medical marijuana licenses (Baltimore Sun)

// Medical marijuana dispensaries accepting debit cards again (Turn to 10)

// Lamborn is lone ranger among Colorado delegation in supporting pot crackdown (Colorado Springs Gazette)

// Crowdfunding effort nets CA$6.2M for Canadian hemp marijuana company (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Roadside drug testing won’t be random, won’t target medical marijuana, police say (Michigan Live)

// Vt. Panel Backs Testing Drivers’ Saliva for Pot (Valley News)

// iAnthus Buys Florida Medical Cannabis Provider for $48 Million in Cash and Stock (New Cannabis Ventures)


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

A mature marijuana plant growing under indoor artificial lights.

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

// Aphria Buys Indoor Cannabis Grower in BC Broken Coast for $230 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Sen. Elizabeth Warren plans legislation to protect states’ marijuana rights (Mass Live)

// Meet the 24-year-old Trump campaign worker appointed to help lead the government’s drug policy office (Washington Post)


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// Medical marijuana compromise hits snags over timing, moratorium (Baltimore Sun)

// New Jersey Bill Would Allow Residents to Purchase Legal Marijuana Before 2018 Ends (Civilized)

// Pennsylvania Health Department ordered to grant access to medical marijuana providers (Trib Live)

// First Cannabis Licenses Issued by Los Angeles (LA Weekly)

// Chart: Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana market set to become one of the country’s biggest (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Aphria Buys 25% of Australian Medical Cannabis Producer Althea for $2.5 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// MassRoots loses headquarters following eviction proceedings (Cannabist)


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Monday, January 8, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A red-haired marijuana plant is covered with fresh resin pods.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, January 8, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Colorado congressional members developing plan for federal marijuana protections (Cannabist)

// Canopy adds 1.7 million square feet of marijuana greenhouse space in B.C. (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Legal Recreational Adult-Use Pot Sales Finally Begin in San Francisco (KQED)


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// Aurora Cannabis to Issue $200 Million 5% Convertible Notes (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Aurora to buy 17.6% stake in organic pot grower for $55M (BNN)

// Arizona law expected to protect medical-pot users from feds (Tucson.com)

// Lawmaker’s Bill Helps Kids Prescribed Medical Marijuana (U.S. News & World Report (AP))

// Despite DOJ Move Louisiana Moving Ahead With Medical Pot (U.S. News & World Report (AP))

// Critics said this ad promoted drug use. Now the state of California has pulled it (Sacramento Bee)

// Sessions’s unwise move on marijuana may backfire (Washington Post )


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Thursday, November 30, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A handful of growing marijuana plants sit under artificial grow lights in a small marijuana cultivation space.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, November 30, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Washington Report Gives Side-Eye to Homegrow Legalization (Leafly)

// Scotts Miracle-Gro Beefs Up Cannabis Industry Exposure with $72.2 Million Acquisition of Can-Filters (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Sessions hints at crackdown on recreational pot affecting California other states (Sacramento Bee)


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// San Francisco pushes forward with legal marijuana sales (Washington Post (AP))

// 66 Members Of Congress Demand Protection Of State Medical Marijuana Laws (Weed News)

// California’s High Cannabis Tax Could Doom Legalization. Here’s a Fix (Leafly)

// Cannabis mergers and acquisitions more than double as Aurora buys rivals with investor windfall (Calgary Herald)

// Massachusetts House budget writers propose giving $2.7 million to marijuana regulators (Mass Live)

// Can medical marijuana users have firearms? Police say no (Lehigh Valley Live )

// Kellyanne Conway Has Zero Experience In Drug Policy But Is Running the White House Opioid Response (Mother Jones)


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Monday, August 28, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The front page of the MassRoots website.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, August 28, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Desperate MassRoots Overpays for CannaRegs (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Denver Post launches series examining effects of marijuana legalization in Colorado (Denver Post)

// White House anti-drug office asks Mass. for medical marijuana data (Boston Globe)


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// Canada’s Cronos secures $32M for big indoor marijuana facility (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Big-name investors pour millions into marijuana – both medicinal and not (Stat)

// Safe Harbor gives mother access to medical marijuana for sick child until Pa.’s program gets up and running (Penn Live)

// Baltimore readies for 11 medical marijuana businesses to open (Baltimore Sun)

// New Think Tank Report Details How Far Cannabis in America Has Come Over the Past Few Decades (Merry Jane)

// ‘Disjointed’, ‘Bojack Horseman’ Get Their Own Branded Weed for Netflix Pop-Up (Variety)

// Reno businesses cash in on Burning Man (My News 4)


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Thursday, August 24, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A illustrated poster shows Jeff Sessions cooking an egg with the text 'This is your brain on Jeff Sessions'.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, August 24, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Lawmakers Tell Sessions To Stop Blocking Marijuana Research (MassRoots)

// First member of state pot commission didn’t support legalization (Boston Globe)

// What happened to Women Grow? Rapid growth strategic changes contributed to contraction (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// MassRoots to Acquire CannaRegs for $12 Million in Stock (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Will legal pot be a chance for minority business owners? (Boston Globe)

// When you write legislation really quickly sometimes you accidentally cut funding for buses and museums (Denverite)

// Smoke this: John Morgan adds plaintiffs to marijuana lawsuit (Florida Politics)

// Marijuana Industry More Stable Than Journalism Says Reporter Jumping Ship (Westword)

// Why weed could cut into liquor sales across Nevada (Las Vegas Sun)

// New York Announces Major Changes to Medical Cannabis Program (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Wednesday, August 23, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Oregon Governor Kate Brown looks super cool pointing two fingers out while smiling.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Oregon’s governor state police chief stand up for marijuana (Seattle Times)

// Alaska Proposal Would Open Door to On-Site Consumption (Leafly)

// Fast-growing marijuana investment firm Privateer Holdings raises another $58M to fuel expansion (Geek Wire)


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// Congress To Decide On State Marijuana Protections Soon (MassRoots)

// Maricann to Raise up to $35mm to Expand Canadian Production Capacity (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Maricann to Acquire Biotechnology Company NanoLeaf Technologies for C$38.5 Million in Stock (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Dixie Elixirs recalls some marijuana edibles in Colorado (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Scientific Community Pushes Back Against V.A.’s Latest ‘Worthless’ Medical Marijuana Studies (Merry Jane)

// Ohio Picks Two Vendors to Ramp up Medical Marijuana System (Leafly)

// This Hospice Is Hoping To Prove That Cannabis Can Make Dying Less Painful (BuzzFeed News)


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Tuesday, August 15, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A group of 32 marijuana seeds sits on a white background with a narrow depth-of-field.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Maryland regulators approve eight new medical marijuana growers (Baltimore Sun)

// iAnthus to Buy Citiva NY for $12 Million, Terminating Valley Agriceuticals Deal (New Cannabis Ventures)

// U.S. Territory Could Vote On Legalizing Marijuana (MassRoots)


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// 5 Marijuana Myths You Should Not Believe (Teen Vogue)

// Harwell ‘Open’ to Medical Marijuana Law in Tennessee (U.S. News & World Report)

// Adam Silver keeping open mind on use of medical marijuana for player pain management (NBC Sports)

// FDA Declares CBD ‘Beneficial’, Wants Your Input ASAP (Leafly)

// Wisconsin senator invests in Canadian pot producer, votes for medical marijuana in state (Post-Crescent)

// Finance and Health Ministries Jointly to Approve Export of Medical Marijuana (Jerusalem Post)

// Chart: Wholesale marijuana sales spike in Alaska tied to increased production (Marijuana Business Daily)


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