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Thursday, May 24, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, May 24, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New York Democratic Party Endorses Legalizing Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)

// Arizona Supreme Court: Medical Marijuana on Campus Not a Crime (Arizona Public Media)

// Merkley Cosponsors Landmark Bill to End Federal Prohibition of Marijuana (Office of Sen. Jeff Merkley)


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// Nevada exceeds pot tax revenue expectations; rec sales have topped $304 million (Reno Gazette-Journal)

// Queens DA Has No Plans To Stop Prosecuting Pot Charges (Kew Gardens Patch)

// Texas Backs Off Changes That Could’ve Led to CBD Confiscation, for Now (Dallas Observer)

// Illinois governor gets bill legalizing industrial hemp (State Journal-Register)

// New Report Finds ‘Substantial’ Increase In Marijuana Use In Colorado (Green Market Report)

// Big cannabis growers urge senators to ban commercial outdoor growing (iPolitics)

// Marijuana Business Owners Rally On Capitol Hill As Cannabis Bills Gain Momentum (Marijuana Moment)


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Tuesday, May 15, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// State Marijuana Laws Dodge Supreme Court Bullet (Marijuana Moment)

// State Democrats plan to endorse marijuana legalization (New York Post)

// Two Canadian Companies Are Merging in the Biggest Weed Deal Ever (Bloomberg)


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// Surest Way to Face Marijuana Charges in New York: Be Black or Hispanic (New York Times)

// Two District Attorneys May Stop Prosecuting Most Marijuana Offenses (New York Times)

// Arizona farmers will soon be able to grow hemp (Tucson.com)

// Eight Pennsylvania colleges get OK to study medical marijuana (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Dixie Brands Licenses IP and Formulations to Cannabis Wheaton (New Cannabis Ventures)

// iAnthus Capital Secures $50 Million Investment from Gotham Green Partners (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Chart: Putting the $55 billion US retail cannabis market in perspective (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Wednesday, May 9, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// First Marijuana Reform Bill Clears Congressional Committee (Marijuana Moment)

// California has slow start to marijuana tax collections (Modesto Bee (AP))

// Georgia Adds Pain and PTSD as Conditions for Medical Marijuana (High Times)


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// Health Canada says delaying pot bill for more Indigenous consultation would leave kids vulnerable (CBC News)

// Missouri Medical Marijuana Bill Clears Another Hurdle (Marijuana Moment)

// Escape from Los Angeles: Marijuana businesses leave as city struggles to roll out legal market (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Another big Canadian bank dips toes in marijuana sector (Marijuana Business Daily)

// McConnell And Schumer Discuss Each Other’s Cannabis Bills (Marijuana Moment)

// Arizona Hemp Industry Ready to Take Off if Governor Ducey Signs Bill (Phoenix New Times)

// Illinois Police Threaten to Euthanize Over 200 Drug-Sniffing Dogs If Weed Is Legalized (Merry Jane)


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Monday, April 23, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, April 23, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Canada’s Ruling Liberal Party Endorses Drug Decriminalization (Marijuana Moment)

// Washington Governor: ‘We’ve Got The Best Weed’ (Marijuana Moment)

// For the first time a major Australian political party backs cannabis legalization (Herb)


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// Senator Wants Jeff Sessions To Meet With Drug War Victims (Marijuana Moment)

// Massachusetts lawmakers unlikely to update medical marijuana home cultivation law this session (Mass Live)

// Reduced home-grow limit offensive pot advocates say (Portland Press Herald)

// State wants to help marijuana businesses find an alternative to banks (Michigan Radio)

// Less politics, more commercial touches: Changes, big and small, evident at Denver’s 4/20 festival as marijuana industry takes control of event (Denver Post)

// Lawmakers pitch recreational marijuana as a way to help fund Arizona teacher pay raises (AZ Family)

// Your legal pot buying data could get you banned from the U.S. lawyers warn (Global News )


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

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

// Maine Senate joins House in passing recreational marijuana bill by veto-proof majority (Portland Press Herald)

// Arkansas Pauses Marijuana Dispensary Applications’ Review (U.S. News & World Report (AP))

// Quebec Finalizes Cannabis Supply Agreements with 6 Producers (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Recreational Pot Use May Be Cutting Into Beer Sales (CBS San Francisco)

// Kush Bottles Second Quarter Sales Surge 249% to $10.36 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// First round of Ohio doctors approved to recommend medical marijuana (Cleveland.com)

// Medical marijuana states experience wide spectrum of wholesale prices supply (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Sweet Leaf’s Future Still Cloudy After Denver Hearing Ends (Denver Westword)

// Judge Says Florida Man Can Grow His Own Medical Marijuana (Leafly (AP))

// Two-thirds of companies now have a medical marijuana policy (Quartz)


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Thursday, March 29, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, March 29, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Medical Cannabis Survives Another Vote After Patients Tell Tennessee Lawmakers Their Stories (Nashville Public Radio)

// D.C. lawmakers accept weed from activists as conflict over murky marijuana laws continues (Washington Post)

// Will Cannabis Employees Finally Be Allowed to Get Free Samples? (Westword)


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// Lawmakers Want Research On Medical Marijuana For Veterans (Marijuana Moment)

// Medical marijuana business bids backing up: Michigan adds more licensing meetings (Detroit Free Press)

// Industrial hemp bill clears Kansas House (KWCH)

// Indiana Excise Police dismiss ‘ridiculous’ marijuana citations against dozens of stores (WTHR 13 NBC)

// GrowGeneration Generates $14.4 Million Revenue in 2017 and Projects $37 Million in 2018 (New Cannabis Ventures )

// Third Recreational Marijuana Bill Up For Hearing Includes Substance Abuse Treatment Prevention Programs (Hartford Courant)

// Could state lawmakers pave the way for medical marijuana to treat opioid addiction? (AZ Family)


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Monday, February 26, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, February 26, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Wants Death Penalty For Drug Dealers, Report Says (Marijuana Moment)

// Maine’s pot legalization committee reaches agreement on rewrite of voter-approved law (Portland Press Herald)

// Chief Massachusetts marijuana regulator says decisions coming on pot cafes, yoga studios, and home delivery (Mass Live)


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// Compared with Colorado, state’s marijuana tax revenue nearly triple in first 6 months (News 3 Las Vegas NBC)

// Listen: Colorado governor says DOJ wants to ‘sow doubt’ on marijuana (The Hill)

// Senate approves SB1420: Medical pot must be tested for mold, bacteria (AZ Daily Sun)

// Will a lack of power kill Coachella’s dream of cannabis cultivation? (Desert Sun)

// LA’s ‘Pot Czar’ Cares Who Cashes in on Legal Weed (Vice)

// Study: Marijuana use in Canada doubled in 30-year span (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Senator Calls Out Big Pharma For Opposing Legal Marijuana (Forbes)


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Tuesday, February 6, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Bills approving marijuana oil pass Va. General Assembly (WTOP)

// Colorado considering dismissing non-violent marijuana convictions: Gov. Hickenlooper (Cannabist)

// Aurora Cannabis Invests $103.5 Million for 19% Stake in Liquor Stores N.A. (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// BC Cannabis Regulations: What You Need to Know (Leafly)

// After Seeing an Anti-Marijuana Website, Someone Made a Pro-Cannabis Site with an Almost Identical URL (Civilized)

// Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Save Lives, Study Finds (Marijuana Moment)

// Chart: Arizona’s massive medical marijuana market keeps growing (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Senate joins House in passing Indiana cannabis oil bill (Bellingham Herald (AP) )

// Oakland Asks District Attorney to Investigate Alleged Bribes by Cannabis Lobbyist (East Bay Express )

// Pueblo County pot scholarships enter third year (Pueblo Chieftain)


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

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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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Wednesday, January 17, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// 19 state attorneys general back Colo. Rep. Ed Perlmutter’s marijuana banking bill (Cannabist)

// Legalization panel makes concession votes to delay social cannabis clubs until 2023 (Portland Press Herald)

// Harsh response to Shulkin’s decision that VA won’t study medical marijuana for PTSD (Stars and Stripes)


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// Cuomo considers legalizing recreational marijuana (Buffalo News)

// Tax Commission approves new marijuana regulations (Las Vegas Sun)

// Fed threat may mean bigger returns for pot investors (Lowell Sun)

// AZ Bill: Publish Wrong Medical-Marijuana Dispensary Address and You Could Be a Felon (Phoenix New Times)

// Reporter’s California Notebook: Regulated marijuana market an adjustment for some growers (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Recreational marijuana dispensaries boost nearby home prices, says study (Cannabist)

// New Jersey Governor Promises Legal Marijuana In Inauguration Speech (Marijuana Moment)


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