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

A line of cars awaits crossing the U.S./Canada border.

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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, September 27, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A rolled-up marijuana joint sits in an ashtray at some kind of gambling machine.

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Thursday, September 27, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Ontario government to allow pot smoking wherever tobacco smoking allowed (CTV News)

// Molson Coors Plans To Sell Marijuana-Infused Teas, Seltzers, And Beer (Marijuana Moment)

// House GOP Blocks Marijuana Tax Fairness Vote (Marijuana Moment)


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// Anchorage Assembly suspends cultivation license of Alaska Sense LLC (KTUU 2 CBS)

// Mayor says pot rally left an ‘appalling’ mess on Boston Common (Boston Globe)

// Justice minister defends approval of roadside pot test as some police wary (Alaska Highway News (Canadian Press))

// Estimated revenue from marijuana legalization increases to $58 million (Valley News)

// Oregano containers fool smash-and-grab thieves at Colorado Springs marijuana dispensary (Colorado Springs Gazette)

// Aurora Sky cannabis facility’s price tag soars to CA$150 million (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana Firm Canopy Files Trademark For ‘Chronic By Dre’ (Marijuana Moment)


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Monday, September 17, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

An American flag waves next to its Canadian counterpart over the lane markings for the border crossing.

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Monday, September 17, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

Note: Apologies- we are not producing a podcast today. Instead, we’re running an episode of the Green Rush Podcast featuring Alan Brochstein of New Cannabis Ventures.

 


// Lawmaker Presses Trump Official On Banning Canadians From US For Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)

// Congressional Black And Hispanic Caucuses Focus On Marijuana Reform At Events (Marijuana Moment)

// Canadian Police Could Be Allowed To Consume Cannabis During Off-Hours (Civilized)


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// Ohio to strip license from medical cannabis grower (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Chart: Alaska’s recreational cannabis market strong, but seasonal sales swings a challenge for MJ businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// We charge way too much’: Why Nevada’s pot prices are expected to drop (Las Vegas Sun)

// ‘Stop persecuting marijuana,’ ex-lawmaker says after acquittal on pot charge (WZZM 13 ABC)

// Vermont’s ‘Drug Recognition Experts’ Are Met With Skepticism (Valley News)

// Longtime head of California cannabis growers group steps down to head new MJ venture (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana Opponent Compares Legalization To Deadly Hurricane Florence (Marijuana Moment)


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

A NYPD car sits behind a car with its lights flashing in the middle of the city.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, September 10, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// District Attorneys Dismantle Legacy of Tough Marijuana Enforcement (NY Times)

// Canadian military to severely curtail use of recreational marijuana (CBC News)

// Marijuana use among baby boomers doubled in a decade, study shows (KOAA News 5 NBC)


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// Air Force says it’s not investigating Elon Musk for smoking pot (The Hill)

// Cash tax payment penalty lifted from cannabis industry (Lake Country News)

// ‘Real nonsense’: Why are Alaska marijuana buyers obsessed with high potency? (Alaska Daily News)

// Congress Will Pass Legalization Bills Next Year, Lawmakers Say (Leafly)

// MedMen Closes $53 Million Florida Acquisition (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Lab equipment giant Thermo Fisher makes a quiet bet on the Canadian cannabis industry (Financial Post)

// Did Barack Obama Smoke Marijuana At Disneyland? (Marijuana Moment)


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Friday, August 24, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A town meeting is held in an auditorium in Massachusetts.

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Friday, August 24, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Payments for marijuana licenses appear to skirt state law (Boston Globe)

// Cannabis Control Commission declines to review agreements between Massachusetts cities and towns and marijuana businesses (Mass Live)

// After a Green Light for Testing Labs, We’re One Step Closer to Massachusetts’ First Pot Shops (Boston Magazine)


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// Higher prices and barer shelves: California cannabis retailers face frustrated customers (Marijuana Business Daily)

// N.J. to tell prosecutors they are free to drop some weed charges, sources say (NJ.com)

// Medical Marijuana Laws Don’t Increase Crime, New Study Says (Marijuana Moment)

// Cannabis Supply Chains Coming Out of the Shadows (Wall Street Journal)

// HODL Everything! High Times Walks Back News It Would Take Bitcoin for Initial Stock Offering (Marijuana.com)

// Alaska Could Be The First State To Legalize And License Marijuana Lounges (Marijuana Moment)

// Only three states in US prohibit cannabis for any reason and fully criminalize use (CGTN)


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Thursday, June 14, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, June 14, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Canada’s ruling party rejects controversial amendments to cannabis bill (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Bill To Legalize Hemp Passes Key Senate Committee (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana Banking Measure Rejected By Congressional Committee (Marijuana Moment)


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// Lack Of Cannabis Banking Hurts Average Small Business Owners While Wealthy Entrepreneurs Flourish (Forbes)

// Drugged driving a complex question for new commission (Boston Globe)

// Delaware bill to legalize pot amended to address safety regulatory concerns (WHYY)

// Canopy Growth to Sell $400 Million in Convertible Notes (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Celebs Explain Why They’re In The Canna-Business (Entrepreneur)

// Tax Marijuana By THC Content? That’s What Alaska Regulator Suggests (Marijuana.com)

// Oregon to inspect outdoor cannabis harvests in response to federal law enforcement pressure (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Tuesday, June 12, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A line of marijuana buds sits against a black background.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// 7 mayors want pot removed from federal list of illegal drugs (Washington Post)

// Alaska senators join push for states’ rights in marijuana laws (Anchorage Daily News)

// Colorado marijuana sales nearly flat in April (Denver Post)


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// British Seize CBD From 12-Year-Old Epilepsy Patient at Heathrow Airport (Leafly)

// 6 Months On Maryland Patients Struggle With Limited Selection and Supply (Leafly)

// Chart: Timeline for launch projected sales in seven new marijuana markets (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Analysis: Medical Marijuana Licensing Caught in Web of Arkansas Political Corruption (Marijuana.com (AP))

// With marijuana sales set to begin, employers grapple with drug tests (Boston Globe)

// Report: Why AK marijuana testing facilities have a hard time measuring potency (KTUU 2 NBC)

// Cannabis Media Company PRØHBTD Raises $8 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Monday, June 4, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The inside of the Michigan State House in Lansing.

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Monday, June 4, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Michigan Republicans could vote to legalize recreational marijuana next week (Michigan Live)

// Youth Support For Marijuana Legalization At All-Time High (Marijuana Moment)

// Illinois Lawmakers Pass Major Improvement To Medical Cannabis Program (Weed News)


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!


// Maine AG orders vape tent closed at medical marijuana trade show (Portland Press Herald)

// At 23, student entrepreneur has won 1 of 7 permits for Saskatoon cannabis retail stores (CBC News)

// Ankerfelt: Moving the dialog forward on marijuana in Alaska (KCAW)

// Vanguard Mutual Fund Surprisingly Owns $47 Million of Cannabis Stocks (New Cannabis Ventures)

// A Marijuana.com Exclusive Interview With Antonio Villaraigosa (Marijuana.com)

// Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Advocates Confident About This Month’s Ballot Vote (Marijuana Moment)

// NCIA Adds 3 New Members to its Board of Directors (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Tuesday, May 29, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A very high looking man in a car gives an enthusiastic thumbs up while holding a lighter and exhaling a cloud of smoke.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Judge Says Florida’s Ban on Smokable Medical Marijuana Is Unconstitutional (Leafly (AP))

// Legalization Advocate Rep. Tom Garrett Drops Re-election Bid Citing Alcoholism (Leafly)

// Alaskan Police Chief Calls Cannabis Prohibition ‘Counterproductive’ (Civilized)


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// California Marijuana Tax Cut Plan Fails To Advance (CBS 13 Sacramento)

// Congressional Republicans Block Marijuana And Drug Policy Reforms In DC (Marijuana Moment)

// Senators Approve Funds For Feds To Restore Cannabis Genetics (Marijuana Moment)

// Thomas Jefferson University Is Creating The Largest Medical Marijuana Patient Database On The Planet (Herb)

// Aphria Joint Venture to Acquire 60% of Licensed African Cannabis Extracts Producer Verve (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Manitoba civil servant policy says booze OK marijuana not at office parties (Alaska Highway News)

// Cannabis a big hit at the Home Garden Flower show (Conway Daily Sun)


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Friday, May 25, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, May 25, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Gov. Gary Herbert says ‘let’s have the debate’ and vote on medical marijuana (Salt Lake Tribune)

// Lawmaker seeks to ease taxes on groups that give free medical cannabis (San Francisco Chronicle)

// City’s ruling may set up clash between Weedmaps execs, California marijuana agency (Marijuana Business Daily)


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!


// Florida Man Dies From A Vape Pen Explosion (Herb)

// Recreational pot vendors don’t need to keep your personal info. But they do anyway (Fresno Bee)

// Illinois House considers using marijuana to fight opioids (Charlotte Observer)

// Cannabis Legalization Is Shaking Up America’s Glass Market (Leafly)

// Canopy Growth becomes first plant-touching cannabis company on NYSE; shares fall (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana Control Board newest member announced (Web Center 11 NBC)

// Pa. marijuana dispensaries join Michigan pain study (Philadelphia Inquirer)


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