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Monday, August 13, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, August 13, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Massachusetts Wants People Harmed By The Drug War To Sell Legal Marijuana. How’s It Going So Far? (Forbes)

// Workplace Deaths Drop After States Legalize Medical Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)

// Trump Tariffs Set To Hit Cannabis Industry (Forbes)


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// Medical marijuana commission alerts patients to how best to report negative reactions (Baltimore Sun)

// Cannabis industry grows as source of campaign funds (Sante Fe New Mexican)

// 91 Percent of Australians Support Medical Cannabis Legalization (Herb)

// Legal Weed: California Lawmakers Leave Many Marijuana Policies in Suspense (Marijuana.com)

// Marijuana Dispensaries Have Yet to Open on Big Island (U.S. News & World Report (AP))

// First FDA-Approved Cannabis Medicine Epidiolex to Cost $32,500 a Year (Herb)

// Elizabeth Warren stands by claim that US criminal justice system is ‘racist’ (Mass Live)


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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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Wednesday, February 7, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Treasury Secretary Wants Marijuana Money In Banks (Forbes)

// Marijuana-focused credit union gets conditional approval from the Federal Reserve (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana can only go on sale in Canada months after law passed: minister (Reuters)


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// Washington’s New Cannabis-Tracking Software Is Disrupting the Industry (Leafly)

// Launchpad to Asia’: Cronos pulls veil off Australian joint venture (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Baker API Enables Cannabis Dispensaries to Better Analyze Revenue and Key Data (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Chicago Police Arrested 20,000 Fewer People for Marijuana Possession in 2017 Than In 2007 (Civilized)

// Another Marijuana Amendment Blocked In Congress (Marijuana Moment)

// Sessions Blames Media For Drug Issues And Says Marijuana Isn’t Good For You (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana Is The Big Super Bowl Winner (Green Market Report)


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Tuesday, January 16, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Aphria Buys Indoor Cannabis Grower in BC Broken Coast for $230 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Sen. Elizabeth Warren plans legislation to protect states’ marijuana rights (Mass Live)

// Meet the 24-year-old Trump campaign worker appointed to help lead the government’s drug policy office (Washington Post)


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// Medical marijuana compromise hits snags over timing, moratorium (Baltimore Sun)

// New Jersey Bill Would Allow Residents to Purchase Legal Marijuana Before 2018 Ends (Civilized)

// Pennsylvania Health Department ordered to grant access to medical marijuana providers (Trib Live)

// First Cannabis Licenses Issued by Los Angeles (LA Weekly)

// Chart: Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana market set to become one of the country’s biggest (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Aphria Buys 25% of Australian Medical Cannabis Producer Althea for $2.5 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// MassRoots loses headquarters following eviction proceedings (Cannabist)


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Friday, December 1, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, December 1, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Ohio picks 12 businesses to grow medical marijuana (Cincinnati.com)

// New bill requires all medical marijuana program doctors to be listed on NYS website (Staten Island Real-Times News)

// Medical Marijuana Patients In Texas Worry About Shortage Of Registered Doctors (Houston Public Media)


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// Cann Group raises $60m; expects Aussie cannabis exports to start soon (Stockhead)

// Canadian marijuana advocate blasts ‘hypocrisy’ of ex-police cashing in on cannabis (The Guardian)

// State Seeks Answers To Marijuana Convention Questions (Nevada Public Radio)

// Oklahoma proposal would allow hemp-based CBD production (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Here’s What Canada Could Look Like When Marijuana Is Legal (Huffington Post Canada)

// In Italy the army provides medical marijuana. And that’s a problem. (Washington Post)

// A Canadian Politician Just Said Legalizing Marijuana Will Spark Massive Bloodshed And A Communist Revolution (Civilized)


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Thursday, September 14, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, September 14, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// GOP Sen. Orrin Hatch Pushes Medical Marijuana As Opioid Alternative (Forbes)

// Canopy Growth signs deal to supply Australian company with medical cannabis (CTV News)

// Andrew Freedman on Legalization and His Time as Colorado’s Marijuana Czar (Westword)


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// New pot law goes into effect Saturday (Eagle Tribune)

// Oregon pot regulators announce moves to tame illegal market (Portland Business Journal)

// ‘So many things can go awry’ with Michigan’s medical marijuana plan (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Funding gap now an issue for Mass. marijuana control commission (Telegram)

// Bill Montgomery’s Quixotic Crusade Against Medical Marijuana Quashed Again (Phoenix New Times)

// It Appears You Can Officially Get High at Food Festivals Now (LA Weekly)

// Newly Launched Website Will Host In-Depth Financial Reporting on Marijuana Industry (Civilized)


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Wednesday, July 5, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, July 5, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana sales in Nevada exceed stores’ expectations (Seattle Times (AP))

// Canada’s marijuana companies say young people not their demographic (The Record)

// Australia’s THC Driving Limits Could Put Brakes on Patients (Leafly)


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// Did you just smell that too? In our nation’s capital, weed is seemingly everywhere (Cannabist)

// What’s that smell in the air? In Boston, it’s marijuana – again and again and again. (Boston Globe)

// Florida Department of Health files rules for new medical marijuana law (Florida Politics)

// Why medical marijuana shops in Pa. won’t reek (Philly.com)

// Greece legalises marijuana for medical purposes (Independent UK)

// McGovern: Board can’t weed out doc who OK’d pot for mother-to-be (Boston Herald)

// Pot For Pets: Cannabis Treats Help Dogs Relax During 4th Of July Fireworks (International Business Times)


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Monday, May 22, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, May 22, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Rhode Island Marijuana Legalization Deal In The Works (MassRoots)

// Medical cannabis producers’ numbers don’t match reports (NM Political Report)

// Australian Cannabis Producer AusCann Raises $12mm (New Cannabis Ventures)


// Alaska cops and prison guards banned from owning or operating cannabis businesses (Cannabist)

// Utah Republicans Blunt Medical Marijuana Resolution (KUER 90.1 News)

// Ohio supreme court judge calls for legalisation of marijuana (The Guardian)

// Keep paying higher fees for medical marijuana users Arizona judge rules (Tucson.com)

// Pot convictions go up in smoke with California legalization (The Courier)

// Organizers of a Colorado marijuana rally fined over trash (KOAA News 5 NBC)

// Facebook Shuts Down the Page of Pot-Legalization Campaign Safer Arizona (New Phoenix Times)


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Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Aphria Closes Upsized $86mm Equity Sale, the Largest Capital Raise in Canada to Date (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Georgia’s Allen Peake Wins Medical Marijuana Expansion in Georgia (Leafly)

// Joe Negron open to special session on medical marijuana (Florida Politics)


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// Harvest One Cannabis Inc. Swiss subsidiary Satipharm AG completes first product shipment to Australia (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Bill to add PTSD as qualifying condition for medical marijuana use advances in NY Senate (WKBW 7 ABC)

// D.C. Seeks To Expand List Of Professionals Who Can Recommend Medical Marijuana (WAMU American University)

// Ann Arbor considering types of marijuana businesses it wants in city (Michigan Live)

// Medicine Man Technologies to Buy Denver Consulting Group for $3.5mm in Stock (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Senate Democrats Advance Pot Tax Competing With Governor’s (US News & World Report)

// Meet Shanya Schonauer, California’s First State-Certified Budtender (Leafly)


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Thursday, May 4, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, May 4, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Won’t Appoint Tom Marino to Be Drug Czar (US News & World Report)

// Pot Legalization Bill Favored by Vt. House Unlikely to Pass Senate (Valley News)

// New York Assembly Adds PTSD to Medical Marijuana Conditions (Marijuana.com)


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// Australia receives first marijuana oil imports (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Tilray Announces Medical Cannabis Export to Cyprus (Business Wire)

// Deal extends Canadian medical cannabis grower’s footprint west (Marijuana Business Daily)

// PennDOT Adopt-A-Highway Program Discriminates Against Cannabis (Weed News)

// The NFLPA Finally Seems Ready To Tackle Its Aversion To Medical Marijuana (Deadspin)

// Colorado congressman takes ‘pot’ shot at Space’s comments (New Jersey Herald)

// Wichita Police Vow to Back Off Marijuana Enforcement (MassRoots)


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