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Tuesday, April 21, 2020 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, April 21, 2020 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// ACLU Releases 4/20 Report on Racist Cannabis Enforcement and Pot Arrests (Merry Jane)

// Deadline to legalize marijuana in Mexico extended again (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Alaska Marijuana Control Board approves emergency changes including curbside pickup (KTUU 1 NBC)


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// Lawsuit seeks to overturn Los Angeles’ cannabis social equity licensing process (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Quebec cannabis sales on pace to exceed CA$300 million for fiscal year (Marijuana Business Daily)

// This Company Just Reclaimed the Title of Leading Revenue Generator for Publicly Traded MSOs (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Congressional Candidates Openly Grow And Smoke Marijuana To Get Through Coronavirus Isolation (Marijuana Moment)

// Sanders Declines To List Marijuana Legalization Among Issues He Thinks Biden Will Back (Marijuana Moment)

// ‘It’s a roller coaster’: Marijuana and booze sales surge, then fall (KGW8 NBC)

// ‘Cartels are scrambling’: Virus snarls global drug trade (AP News)


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Friday, February 14, 2020 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, February 14, 2020 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Los Angeles County expunges 66,000 marijuana convictions in a day (Leafly)

// Aurora Cannabis reports steep loss, production drop, and higher costs (Marijuana Business Daily)

// California unions ask state’s Democrats to shut out major cannabis trade group (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Baker’s anti-stoned driving bill is dead- but marijuana cafes and employee protections move ahead in Legislature (Boston Globe)

// Scientists Find Aluminum Cans Suck Cannabinoids Out of Infused Beverages (Merry Jane)

// Taxes a big factor behind the financial woes of California marijuana companies (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Scotland Opens First Medical Cannabis Clinic to Treat Chronic Pain (Merry Jane)

// A Psychedelics Company Is About to List on a Public Stock Exchange (Merry Jane)

// California ‘vape art’ exhibit flashes bright light on waste issue (Reuters)

// Las Vegas dispensary offers free joints to Nevada primary voters (Leafly)


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Thursday, January 23, 2020 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, January 23, 2020 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// ‘Cruel and unusual’: Kansas resident faces decades in prison for medical marijuana use (Leafly)

// 40% of All US Drug Arrests in 2018 Were For Weed Possession (Merry Jane)

// Marijuana Legalization Will Advance In Connecticut This Year, Top Lawmakers Say (Marijuana Moment)


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// Oregon’s Cannabis Sales Continue To Climb (Green Market Report)

// New Vermont Bill Would Decriminalize Psychedelics And Kratom (Marijuana Moment)

// Is Constellation Brands Making a Big Mistake? (Nasdaq (Motley Fool))

// Congressman Visits Marijuana Dispensary On Behalf Of Bernie Sanders’s Presidential Campaign (Marijuana Moment)

// Mexican Lawmakers Plan To Pass Amended Marijuana Legalization Bill Before End Of April (Marijuana Moment)

// Illinois adult-use cannabis stores might face more shortages (Marijuana Business Daily)

// OLCC’s Drawn Out Application Process A Burden To The Industry (Bend Source)


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Monday, January 6, 2020 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, January 6, 2020 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Illinois Sold $3.2 Million Worth of Weed on the First Day of Legalization (Merry Jane)

// Illinois Lieutenant Governor Buys Marijuana On State’s First Day Of Legal Sales (Marijuana Moment)

// MedMen Is (Frantically) Selling Its 3 Arizona Dispensary Licenses (AZ Marijuana)


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// Colorado ushers in 2020 with new marijuana market opportunities (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Maine could get new cannabis traceability system (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Why HEXO’s writedown on ‘cannabis trim’ could be another bad sign for the industry (Financial Post)

// Former top marijuana regulator in Maryland joins MJ firm (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Florida Marijuana Lawsuit: ‘Stealth Deadline’ Means Legalization Might Miss 2020 Ballot (Marijuana Moment)

// Most employers in Nevada can no longer utilize pre-employment drug tests for marijuana (3 News NBC Las Vegas)

// Marijuana prosecutions in Texas have dropped by more than half since lawmakers legalized hemp (Texas Tribune)


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Thursday, October 3, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, October 3, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Viral video shows police giving weed back to driver under new guidelines (WSB-TV 2 Atlanta)

// Local Police Struggling to Make Minor Marijuana Arrests (NBC Miami)

// Majority Of Americans Support Decriminalizing All Drugs, Poll Finds (Marijuana Moment)


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// Hundreds Of Companies Sign Letter Calling For Marijuana Descheduling To Prevent Vaping Injuries (Marijuana Moment)

// Connecticut senator seeks 4-month moratorium on vaping sales (Hartford Courant)

// Marijuana Policy Project Publishes Cannabis Vaping Report (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Group sues Massachusetts over marijuana vaping, e-cigarette ban (Marijuana Business Daily)

// The United States of Cannabis Reveals Each State’s Distinct Cannabis Identity (Green Market Report)

// Marijuana enthusiasts queue around the block as America’s first cannabis cafe Lowell Farms opens (Sky Statement)

// San Diego cracking down on marijuana billboards but loosening other rules (San Diego Union-Tribune)


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Wednesday, October 2, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana Arrests Increased Again Last Year Despite More States Legalizing, FBI Data Shows (Forbes)

// Lawmaker says Pennsylvania should sell marijuana at state stores (ABC 27 News)

// Congressional Bill Would Protect Students From Losing Financial Aid Over Drug Convictions (Marijuana Moment)


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// The vaping crisis won’t bring down pot stocks: Raymond James (CanTech Letter)

// Chart: Marijuana vape sales rebounding in some key markets – for now (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Poll suggests Californians want more adult-use marijuana stores (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Nevada governor names head of new cannabis regulatory panel (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Indianapolis Will Stop Prosecuting Minor Pot Crimes Immediately (Merry Jane)

// NJ Announces First Vaping-Related Death in State (NBC 10 Philadelphia)

// Michigan roadside drug testing pilot program expands to all counties (Michigan Live)


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Friday, August 23, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, August 23, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Nearly every single person arrested for weed in NYC this year was black or Latinx (Queens Daily Eagle)

// All CBD products are forbidden to US service members, Pentagon says​ (Task & Purpose)

// New Industry-Backed Marijuana Legalization Measure Filed In Florida (Marijuana Moment)


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// Alaska governor picks Schulte for marijuana board (KTUU 2 NBC)

// L.A. Cannabis Commission Approves Request Seeking More Dispensary Enforcement (My News LA)

// Yes, You Can Smoke Hemp. And Yes, It’s Gaining Popularity (Vermont Public Radio)

// Mr. T sues weed company (TMZ)

// Federally Funded Journal Exposes How Marijuana Prohibition Puts Consumers At Risk (Marijuana Moment)

// Ontario planning to allocate cannabis store permits ‘based on market demand’ (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canada’s First Nations Assert Their Cannabis Sovereignty (Cannabis Now)


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Tuesday, April 9, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Bill legalizing recreational marijuana in Florida dies without a hearing (Orlando Weekly)

// UK Cops Will Stop Arresting People for Weed (Merry Jane)

// In Massachusetts, people of color are the first to get arrested for marijuana – and the last to be licensed (Boston Globe)


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// Another Committee Approves Legalized Pot In Conn. (WNPR Connecticut Public Radio)

// Cannabis Enters the Kentucky Governor’s Race (Leafly (AP))

// British Columbia opens agricultural grants to cannabis companies (Marijuana Business Daily)

// New data shows record-breaking number of New Mexicans using medical marijuana (KRQE)

// Nova Scotia Woman Plans Constitutional Challenge of Roadside Cannabis Test (Leafly (Canadian Press))

// How Cannabis Legalization Sparked Beto O’Rourke’s Presidential Bid (Leafly )

// Senators Eye Oregon as ‘Tip of the Spear’ for Interstate Marijuana Sales (Weed Maps (AP))


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Thursday, January 10, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, January 10, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// ‘Better Than Ever’ Cannabis Coalition Hits the Ground Running (Leafly)

// Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission Unanimously Accepts Dispensary Scores (KUAR 89.1 NPR)

// Social consumption of marijuana should be allowed in Massachusetts, state committee says (Mass Live)


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// Recreational weed may spark up Michigan’s medical marijuana industry (Michigan Live)

// Study finds more than half of Michigan medical marijuana users admit to driving while high (CBS News)

// Black market cannabis is $3 cheaper per gram, Statistics Canada survey finds (Global News)

// Virginia Lawmakers Add Full Legalization To Growing List of Marijuana Bills Being Consideration (Marijuana Moment)

// Denver Unveils New System for Clearing Cannabis Convictions (Leafly (AP))

// Miami-Area Police Wrap Up 2018 by Arresting More People Than Ever for Pot (Miami New Times)

// High Times Has Some Glossy New Competition (New York Times)


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Thursday, January 3, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, January 3, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Commission recommends extending Massachusetts open container law to marijuana (Mass Live)

// Medical Marijuana Protected Under Democrats’ Spending Bill, But DC Blocked From Legalizing Sales (Forbes)

// Rival Democrats Hold Up Cannabis Progress in New Jersey (Leafly)


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// Iowans hope to cash in big on hemp. But they need lawmakers’ help to make it happen (Des Moines Register)

// Marijuana Decriminalization in Maryland Has Not Stopped Implicit Bias nor Institutional Racism Against Black People (The Root)

// Maryland Cannabis Operator Announces $20 Million Capital Raise to Fund Northeast Expansion (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Hain Celestial founder named cannabis company chairman (Long Island Business News)

// Vancouver’s First Licensed Cannabis Store Opens This Week (Leafly (Canadian Press))

// Gift of pot? Marijuana businesses work in Michigan law’s gray area (Detroit News)

// Study: Festival Attendees Use Different Drugs Based On Music Genre, But They All Love Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)



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