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Monday, October 15, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, October 15, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// In reversal, WA state permits production of cannabis gummies, hard candies (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Michigan Officials: Legal Marijuana Will Create Even More Revenue Than Activists Predicted (Marijuana Moment)

// Canopy Growth and Constellation Brands Say Cannabis Will Be a $200B+ Industry (CNBC)


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// 25 N.J. towns where black people are more likely to be arrested for pot than whites (NJ.com)

// Secret tape raises more questions about Medical Marijuana Commission (Arkansas Times)

// Marijuana is emerging among California’s vineyards, offering promise and concern (Washington Post)

// Road Test: Mobile Cannabis Lab Helps Keep THC Levels High for Arizona Patients (Phoenix New Times)

// Labor Shortage Causes Aphria to Report Loss in Gross Profit Margin (Green Market Report)

// Coast mayor collects signatures to legalize medical marijuana in MS (WLOX)

// Zzz Natural: The Cannabis Brand Aiming To Solve America’s $400 Billion Sleeping Problem (Forbes)


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Friday, October 5, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, October 5, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// WA tells marijuana edibles makers to end output of gummies, hard candies (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Massachusetts gives final OK to first two recreational cannabis shops (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Tilray prices $450 Million 5% Convertible Debt Deal (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// CBD Oil Is Now Illegal In Medical Marijuana Friendly Ohio (Fresh Toast)

// Win Or Lose, At The Polls Medical Marijuana Is Coming To Utah Under New Deal (Marijuana Moment)

// Lance Armstrong’s nemesis is starting a new cycling team — with Lance Armstrong’s money (Washington Post)

// Anti-Pot Lobbyists Spend Big Ahead of Midterm Elections (Merry Jane)

// Anti-Marijuana Group A No-Show For Planned Protest Of Legalization Advocate Rick Steves (Marijuana Moment)

// The maker of Corona beer made an early bet on cannabis – and it’s already made more than $1 billion (Yahoo Finance)

// The Fresh Toast Seeks Funding as Cannabis Media Heats Up (Green Market Report)


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Thursday, September 27, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
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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Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana dispensaries waiting for licenses to get more breathing room (Detroit Free Press)

// Commission Discusses a Taxed-and-Regulated Cannabis Market for Vermont (Seven Days VT)

// Federal Court Rules In Favor Of Worker Rejected For Medical Marijuana Use (Marijuana Moment)


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// Congress Removes Military Veteran Medical Marijuana Provision From Funding Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// Poll: Marijuana legalization support helps Nikki Fried’s Ag. Commish bid (Florida Politics)

// Aurora Cannabis Buys South American ICC Labs In C$290 Million All Stock Deal (Green Market Report)

// Wirtz-linked Breakthru Beverage invests $9.2 million in Canadian marijuana producer (Chicago Tribune)

// Legal Marijuana Access Disrupts The Illicit Market, Study Finds (Marijuana Moment)

// People who break Manitoba cannabis rules to face fines up to $2,500 (The Province (Canadian Press))

// Chart: Dominant player emerging for state cannabis seed-to-sale tracking contracts (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Monday, August 27, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, August 27, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// OMMA receives 996 patient applications on the first day of medical marijuana licensing requests (KFOR News 4)

// Medical marijuana sales in Pa. halted again by software crash (Philadelphia Inquirer)

// Denver awards second cannabis social-use license (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// State law allows local bans on medical marijuana facilities, state AG says (Telegram)

// The LDS Church’s opposition to Proposition 2 pits it against a tough foe: faithful members who already use medical marijuana (Salt Lake Tribune)

// Constellation Brands and Molson Coors are in. Now the cannabis world is wondering who’s next (Financial Post)

// Fearing a Leak Into the Black Market, Oregon Suddenly Caps How Much Weed Medical Cardholders Can Buy Each Day (Willamette Week)

// Gov. Bruce Rauner signs bill legalizing industrial hemp (Chicago Sun Times)

// Burners are stopping at Nevada’s pot shops, taking the risk (Reno Gazette Journal)

// A Crippled 76-Year-Old Is Rotting in Prison for a Decades-Old Weed Charge (Vice)


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Wednesday, August 1, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Molson Coors to Form Cannabis Beverage JV with Canadian Producer Hydropothecary (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Charges dropped against 6 defendants in $1M cannabis raid in Detroit (WXYZ ABC 7)

// Detroit just put a limit on the number of pot shops allowed in the city (Detroit Free Press)


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// Ohio Issues First License For Large-scale Medical Marijuana Cultivation (91.3 WYSO)

// Marijuana Use Will No Longer Be Prosecuted In Manhattan (Marijuana Moment)

// Supermajority of Americans Want Legalization, Harris Poll Finds (Leafly)

// PA unveils 13 medical marijuana grower/processor licenses; flower sales set (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Colorado Legalization Didn’t Increase Teen Marijuana Use, Another Study Finds (Marijuana Moment)

// Second voluntary cannabis product recall issued in California (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Over-production Of California Cannabis Affects Scotts Miracle-Gro Cannabis Segment (Green Market Report)


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Monday, July 16, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, July 16, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Cuomo Administration Report Backs Marijuana Legalization In New York (Forbes)

// Wine and Spirits Wholesaler Association Voices Support for Cannabis Legalization (Brew Bound)

// California publishes first draft of permanent marijuana industry rules (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Marijuana enforcement in Chicago falls, but still lands heaviest on blacks (Chicago Sun Times)

// Oakland’s marijuana equity program is hurting those it was supposed to help (San Francisco Chronicle)

// Health Canada Threatens To Crack Down On Cannabis Growers Who Sponsor All-Ages Concerts (Civilized)

// Hoping to halt cannabis industry outages, regulators disable automated patient-tracking tool for dispensaries (Baltimore Fish Bowl)

// Lawsuits filed in Oklahoma target strict new medical marijuana rules (Marijuana Business Daily)

// World Series of Poker Boots Cannabis Sponsor Blum from Casino (Leafly News)

// Legalizing Marijuana Doesn’t Lead To Higher Youth Use, New Study Shows (Marijuana Moment)


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

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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 18, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, May 18, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Rohrabacher–Blumenauer Renewal OK’d by Congressional Committee (Leafly)

// Ohio Awards Additional Cannabis Cultivation License to PharmaCann (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Major U.S. Alcohol Distributor Enters Canadian Cannabis Market with Aphria Deal (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!


// Floodgates poised to open in Colorado with potential new wave of cannabis investors (Marijuana Business Daily)

// LARA issues CBD clarification under medical marijuana program (WZZM 13 ABC)

// Cannabis Investment Funds Fuel BDS Analytics Expansion as Part of $3.5 Million Capital Raise (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Growers say medical marijuana research dispensaries will unfairly flood market (Trib Live)

// Illinois GA Says ‘Yes’ to Medical Marijuana at School (NPR Illinois)

// Despite decriminalization, Pittsburgh’s marijuana-possession arrests are on the rise (Pittsburgh City Paper)

// The Green Green Grass of Rome: Italy’s Legal Marijuana Loophole (Marijuana.com)


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Monday, May 14, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, May 14, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Congress Considers Three Hemp Amendments To Farm Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// LDS Church opposes medical marijuana initiative (Utah Policy)

// U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer Says Cannabis May Be De-Regulated Nationwide Within Four Years (Willamette Week)


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// Illegal California marijuana firms starting to comply with cease-and-desist letters (Marijuana Business Daily )

// Name change reflects Edmonton-based liquor retailer’s ambition to dominate alcohol, cannabis markets (CBC News)

// California Rules May Make Weed Shippers Report Themselves to the Feds (Wired)

// Pot growers say tossed-out marijuana byproduct is a wasted opportunity (CTV News)

// Marijuana Growers Diversify With Hemp Amid CBD Boom (U.S. News & World Report)

// Congressional Black Caucus Pushes Major Marijuana Reforms (Marijuana Moment)

// Republican Rule Change Allows Marijuana Use By Judge Nominees (Marijuana Moment)


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