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Tuesday, August 14, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana Policy Project Welcomes New Executive Director (Marijuana Moment)

// California cannabis icon Harborside to go public in Canada via CA$200M deal (Marijuana Business Daily)

// North Dakota recreational cannabis measure approved for ballot (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Lawmakers call on governor to prevent shutdown of medical marijuana businesses (Michigan Live)

// California Cities With Pot Bans Object To Plan To Allow Deliveries Statewide (KPIX 5 CBS SF BayArea)

// Golden Leaf to Acquire Nevada Cannabis Company in C$52.4 Million Deal (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Dr. Sanjay Gupta Will Launch a Line of Hemp CBD Products (Cannabis Now)

// UK Cannabis Legalization Could Raise £1 Billion In Tax Revenue, Says Think Tank (Green Market Report)

// UN Launches First-Ever Full Review Of Marijuana’s Status Under International Law (Marijuana Moment)

// Chart: How much consolidation awaits Colorado’s retail marijuana market? (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Tuesday, July 31, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Georgia’s High Court Removes Marijuana Possession Penalties (Marijuana Moment)

// Federal government set to approve first device for testing drivers’ saliva for cannabis (National Post)

// Massachusetts marijuana regulator Shaleen Title on the industry’s slow rollout and what comes next (Boston.com)


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// Pa. lawmaker to introduce bill to legalize marijuana (ABC 27)

// Scythian Biosciences to Enter Florida Medical Cannabis Market with C$136.5 Million Acquisition (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Police Say Colorado’s Black Market is Run by Mexican Cartels, But They Have Little Proof (Herb)

// Chart: Wholesale marijuana prices on the upswing in Nevada amid growing demand (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Financial hurdles stymie diversity in Massachusetts recreational cannabis industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// 80 days from marijuana legalization, retail rollout is still hazy (Financial Post)

// Cannabis Farmers Will Qualify For Some Federal Funding (Forbes)


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Thursday, July 12, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, July 12, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// US Attorney in Massachusetts Will Let Legal Market Proceed (Leafly)

// Cannabis marketers enjoy summer of schmooze ahead of legislative crackdown (CBC News)

// Marijuana M&A activity spikes as some cannabis pioneers cash out (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// James Cole Talks Jeff Sessions And Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// Surviving hacks and other tumult: Q&A with MJ Freeway CEO Jessica Billingsley (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Law requires marijuana to be tested but no labs licensed in Mass. yet (Boston 25 News)

// Kush Bottles Extends Cannabis Industry Service Offering with Design Agency Acquisition (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Medical marijuana: Meet some of Greater Cincinnati’s first doctors who can sign Ohio medical marijuana cards (Cincinnati.com)

// Congress Could Vote On These Marijuana Amendments Next Week (Unless GOP Blocks Them Again) (Marijuana Moment)

// NJ health commissioner pitches medical marijuana to doctors (North Jersey.com)


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Wednesday, July 11, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// 5 Cultivators Receive Arkansas Medical Marijuana Licenses (Marijuana.com (AP))

// Marijuana legalization measure likely to appear on November ballot (Bismarck Tribune)

// Analysis: GOP Congress Has Blocked Dozens Of Marijuana Amendments (Marijuana Moment)


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// Prop. 64 didn’t legalize every cannabis crime, but arrests are falling fast (Daily News)

// New York calls on banks to work with medical marijuana industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Vape Pens Continue to See Strong Growth in Key Cannabis States, Research Shows (Green Market Report)

// Canopy Rivers Prepares to Go Public After Raising $104 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Hiku Brands to Join Canopy Growth and Abandons WeedMD Acquisition (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Red States Are Embracing Cannabis Legalization Expanding Access (Leafly)

// OK adds limits to medical cannabis rules including restriction on smokable MMJ (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Friday, June 15, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, June 15, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Senate Committee Keeps Medical Marijuana Protections In Place (Marijuana Moment)

// Fed Reserve chair: Without lawmakers’ guidance, banks can’t take cannabis money (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Massachusetts Pot Shops By July 1? Not So Fast, Says State Panel (New England Public Radio)


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// Maine Supreme Court: Workers’ Comp Doesn’t Cover Medical Marijuana (Marijuana.com (AP))

// Sens. Warren And Gardner On Why Marijuana Policy Should Be Left To States (WBUR)

// Tax Court Again Denies Deductions Of State-Legal Marijuana Facility (Forbes)

// TGOD to Acquire 49% of Jamaica’s Epican (New Cannabis Ventures)

// NM medical marijuana advisory board cancels meeting, struggles to fill vacancies (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Nevada opens up 84 potential recreational marijuana licenses to limited field (Marijuana Business Daily)

// The Pot Industry Is Overwhelmingly White and One Congresswoman Wants to Change That (Rolling Stone)


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Wednesday, June 13, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Medical Marijuana Protections Included in Senate CJS Appropriations Bill (Cannabis Business Times)

// California cannabis market transition period about to end; price spikes shortages may occur (Marijuana Business Daily)

// High Times Parent Q1 Sales Plunge 65% Leading to $12.3 Million Net Loss (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// South Carolina Voters Approve Medical Marijuana Question On Democratic Ballot (Forbes)

// Vermont medical marijuana patient count plateaus; some blame recreational MJ (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Michigan Dispensaries to be Re-Branded as ‘Provisioning Centers’ (High Times)

// Aurora Cannabis to Pay $115 Million in Stock to Acquire Anandia Labs (New Cannabis Ventures)

// New licenses open doors for Canadian marijuana entrepreneurs (Marijuana Business Daily)

// How Mapping Marijuana DNA Could Change the Future of Pot (Rolling Stone)

// Uruguay struggling to meet demand for legal marijuana (Washington Post)


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Thursday, June 7, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, June 7, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Crash or Cash: What’s Happening to California Cannabis Prices? (Leafly)

// Congressional GOP Blocks Marijuana Votes (Again) (Marijuana Moment)

// MedMen inks $53 million acquisition of Florida cannabis cultivator dispensary sites (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Aphria to Raise $225 Million Selling Shares at $11.85 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// City committee recommends allowing smoking of cannabis on sidewalks (CBC News)

// Rules allowing cannabis at festivals move forward; some councillors say there’s too much regulation (Calgary Herald)

// This Lawmaker Just Brought Cannabis Products Onto The Senate Floor (Marijuana Moment)

// Kush Bottles Diversifies Beyond Cannabis with Unit Focused on FDA-Compliant Packaging (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Updated: Friends of the Eel River Sues the County Over Cannabis (North Coast Journal)

// Meet the Man Behind The Viral Marijuana Drone Videos (Marijuana Moment)


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Wednesday, May 16, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// TILT Holdings Projects $200 Million Cannabis Related Revenue in 2019 as Public Company (New Cannabis Ventures)

// De Blasio, Who Opposes Legalizing Marijuana, Vows to Relax Police Enforcement (Bloomberg)

// US Territory Considers Marijuana Legalization This Week (Marijuana Moment)


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// Legalizing marijuana in New York would improve state city budgets, Stringer says (AM New York)

// New Jersey’s medical marijuana patient count could reach 50,000, regulator says (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Quebec Wants to Ban Home-Grow. Is It the Will of the Voters or Vested Interests? (Leafly)

// Philadelphia to Treat Opioid Addiction with Medical Marijuana (High Times)

// Joe Redner asks Florida Supreme Court: Let me grow marijuana now (Tampa Bay Times)

// Marijuana industry – now worth $31 billion – looks abroad for growth (Financial Post)

// Canopy Growth to Pay Outside Investors $101 Million in Stock for Balance of Canopy Health Innovations (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Wednesday, April 18, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana-Based Drug Gets Positive Review From US Agency (New York Times (AP))

// Scotts Miracle-Gro Announces $450 Million Acquisition of Sunlight Supply as Hawthorne Sales Slump (New Cannabis Ventures )

// California warns legal pot sellers not to participate in unlicensed 4/20 events (LA Times)


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// Canopy Rivers Invests $5 Million in Cannabis Media Company Civilized Worldwide (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Bill to launch recreational marijuana in Maine heads to LePage who has vowed a veto (Portland Press Herald)

// California Cannabis Licenses Could Reach More than 20000 by End of 2018 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Twenty companies pass first hurdle to obtaining adult-use marijuana licenses (Milford Daily News)

// Study: Thousands Admit To Driving While High (CBS Denver)

// Pot holiday traces roots to California high school stoners (Chron (AP))

// MassRoots reports net loss of $44 million in 2017 (Cannabist)


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Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Pa. medical marijuana board recommends sale of leaf, plant form (Penn Live)

// The Latest: Maryland lawmakers OK medical marijuana bill (Washington Post (AP))

// High Times Financial Pressure Revealed in SEC Filing (New Cannabis Ventures)


Check out the newly released 2017 State of Cannabis Data Report from our friends over at Eaze! They first aggregated and anonymized the sales data flowing through their online sales platform (an order every ten seconds in 2017!) before they pulled out all sorts of useful bits of wisdom and information for you and other industry professionals. Pop over and check out this must-read resource!


// Database of marijuana rules from every city and county in California shows slow acceptance of Prop. 64 (Cannifornian)

// Chart: Breakdown of California marijuana companies that got cease-and-desist letters (Marijuana Business Daily)

// GOP Senator: ‘Let States Legalize Medical Marijuana, But Don’t Change Federal Law’ (Marijuana Moment )

// David Couch has a new amendment ready for recreational marijuana as soon as approval polls show opportunity (Arkansas Times)

// California Rep. Dana Rohrabacher medical marijuana champion facing tough GOP primary challenge (LA Times)

// Cannex Capital to Acquire California-Based Jetty Extracts for up to $30 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Pennsylvanians seeking medical marijuana at ‘ever-increasing’ pace (Penn Live)


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