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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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Thursday, October 25, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, October 25, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Michigan marijuana arrests disproportionately hit blacks, men, young adults (Michigan Live)

// U.S. cannabis retailer Curaleaf set to raise about $400 mln (Nasdaq)

// Aurora Cannabis stock plunges in NYSE debut (KITV 4 ABC)


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// Utah House speaker assures Dems that medical marijuana agreement was not an attempt to sabotage Prop 2 (Salt Lake Tribune)

// Alberta’s 5 Nova Cannabis stores raked in $1.3M in first 5 days of legalization (Global News)

// B.C. completed more than 21000 cannabis sales during first week of legalization (Vancouver Sun)

// Growers: Western marijuana prices are down amid strong harvest despite high demand (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Pot Stock Volatility Won’t Ease Anytime Soon BMO Banker Says (Bloomberg)

// When Will Marijuana Finally Be Legalized Nationwide? Researchers Have A Forecast (Marijuana Moment)

// Expand Medical Marijuana Coverage New York Senate Report Recommends (Marijuana Moment)


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Tuesday, September 25, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Oklahoma has OK’d more than 1,000 medical marijuana businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana Arrests Are Increasing Despite Legalization, New FBI Data Shows (Forbes)

// Chart: Strong support for marijuana legalization ballot initiatives ahead of 2018 election (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Are Police Breaking The Law To Campaign Against Marijuana Legalization? (Marijuana Moment)

// CNMI hospital averse to serving as cannabis dispensary (Radio New Zealand)

// Aurora Cannabis Generates $19.1 Million Revenue in Fiscal Q4 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Turns Out People Are Not Showing Up to Work High in Legalized Marijuana States (Civilized)

// Romney and Wilson split on Utah’s medical marijuana initiative, Medicaid expansion, and the future of U.S. health care (Salt Lake Tribune)

// Idaho Gubernatorial Candidates Disagree On Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// Does Donald Trump Want To Ban Chocolate, Or Is He Just Confused? (Marijuana Moment)


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Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Coca-Cola Is Eyeing the Cannabis Market (Bloomberg)

// New York Cops Still Making Cannabis Arrests, Despite Mayor’s Policy (Leafly)

// Home delivery for medical marijuana? Michigan regulators consider it (Detroit Free Press)


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// LDS Church releases new memo warning of legal risks from medical marijuana initiative (Salt Lake Tribune)

// Leafly plans to delist unlicensed marijuana businesses in Canada (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Parent firm of marijuana mag High Times raises $5M, extends cutoff for $50M goal (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Oklahoma cities passing zoning laws regulating medical marijuana (KFOR 4 News)

// Louisiana regulators remove 100-patient cap on marijuana doctors; some still worry about availability (The Advocate)

// Feds Would Compile Tips For Growing Marijuana Under Proposal Advancing In Congress (Marijuana Moment)

// Humane’ restaurant’s bizarre ‘kinder’ way of killing lobsters (Yahoo News)


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Wednesday, August 8, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Green the Vote board members admit recreational marijuana petition numbers were inflated (KJRH 2 NBC)

// Ruling Rejects Limits On Medical Marijuana Businesses (WUSF)

// North Dakota Likely To Vote On Marijuana Legalization In November (Marijuana Moment)


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// Anti-Marijuana Funder Says Jailing Of Grandmother For Medical Cannabis No ‘Big Deal’ (Marijuana Moment)

// CBD Outrage: 36 Hours in Jail for CBD Oil Sold at Grocery Store (Leafly)

// Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office No Longer Pursuing Charges Against People Arrested With Small Amounts of Marijuana (NBC 10)

// Mass. lawmaker: Losing jobs over cannabis is ‘counter-productive’ (Boston 25 News)

// Pueblo dispensaries adjust to dropping marijuana prices (KRDO)

// Congressional Ban On D.C. Marijuana Sales Drives Arrests New Police, Data Suggests (Marijuana Moment)

// Regulators prohibit new medical marijuana dispensary licenses in Billings, Montana (Marijuana Business Daily)


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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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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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Monday, May 21, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, May 21, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// EXCLUSIVE: De Blasio to tell NYPD to stop arresting New Yorkers for smoking pot in public (New York Daily News)

// Judge dismisses most of CannAscend lawsuit challenging Ohio medical marijuana grow licenses (Cleveland.com)

// US attorney in Oregon will address marijuana trafficking (KATU 2 (AP))


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// California Proposes Extending Temporary Cannabis Licensing (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Marijuana Isn’t Addictive Former A.G. Eric Holder Says (Marijuana Moment)

// Africa Receives It’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary (Civilized)

// The Looming Canadian Cannabis Shortage (New Cannabis Ventures)

// New Excise Tax Puts Blackmarket Cannabis Producers on Notice (Leafly)

// Why anti-marijuana group wants Michigan to legalize weed (Detroit Free Press)

// State Board Certifies Ohio Petition to Legalize Cannabis (Leafly (AP))


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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)


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// 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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