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Friday, July 19, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, July 19, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Washington state offers up cannabis traceability ‘workaround’ in wake of software release problems (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Oklahoma medical cannabis businesses prepare for ‘necessary’ rules that will up compliance costs (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Michigan cuts marijuana licensing fees in 19 cities impacted by drug war (Crain’s Detroit Business (AP))


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// More Than 100 Marijuana Businesses Urge Congress To Include Social Equity In Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// Boston’s first recreational marijuana store receives preliminary license, could open within months (Boston Globe)

// Imports of medical marijuana into Germany surge in second quarter (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Texas leaders: Hemp law did not decriminalize marijuana (Texas Tribune)

// Fight Over HUD Housing Eviction Over Medical Pot Tossed (Courthouse News)

// Who’s really behind Toronto’s chain of illegal pot shops that won’t quit? (CBC News)

// Homeland Security Chief Won’t Say Whether Families Should Be Separated Over Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)


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Thursday, May 16, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, May 16, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New Jersey Voters to Decide Cannabis Legalization Next Year (Leafly (AP))

// Oregon Senate Votes To Legalize Interstate Marijuana Imports And Exports (Marijuana Moment)

// Opportunity Zone Tax Breaks for Weed Businesses? Mnuchin Says No (Bloomberg Tax)


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// Texas Senate Unanimously Approves Hemp Legalization Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// Here’s what happens if the TSA catches you with marijuana at Logan Airport (Boston Globe)

// Aurora CEO says ‘the market is just not there’ for cannabis drinks (Yahoo Finance)

// Nevada unveils bill to regulate cannabis under five-person board (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Louisiana House advances bill allowing patients to inhale medical marijuana (4WWL CBS)

// Oregon Bill to Allow Cannabis Lounges Is Dead, Advocate Says (Leafly (AP))

// Horses Should Lay Off CBD, Equestrian Sports Regulator Says (Marijuana Moment)


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Wednesday, May 1, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Unlicensed Michigan medical marijuana shops to stay open under court ruling (Bridge Michigan)

// Key US senator indicates panel may refuse to hear marijuana banking bill (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Hawaii Legislature Sends Marijuana Decriminalization Bill To Governor’s Desk (Marijuana Moment)


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// Chart: New Jersey medical cannabis patients to triple by 2022, requiring at least 15 more growers (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Sixty-five years after he smoked his first joint, Willie Nelson is America’s most legendary stoner and a walking testament to the power of weed. It may have even saved his life (Rolling Stone)

// He Was a Decorated Army Veteran. He Took a Marijuana Job. Now He Can’t Get His Pension. (Barron’s)

// Never Mind Flowers Marijuana Might Be 2019’s Hot Mothers Day Gift (Forbes)

// NJ Health Commissioner sees positive results in treating opioid addiction with marijuana (KYW News Radio 1060)

// Kushco Holdings, Inc. Announces The Private Placement Of US$21,300,000 Senior Unsecured Note (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Harvard Medical School receives $4.5 million for cannabinoid research from Harvard University alum (Harvard Medical School)


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Friday, April 5, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, April 5, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Commission wants more scrutiny of pot company ownership (Boston Globe)

// Lawmakers Roll Out ‘Landmark’ Bill To Protect Legal Marijuana States From Federal Interference (Marijuana Moment)

// California Senate approves bill to extend temporary cannabis licenses (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Gov. Lujan Grisham signs marijuana decriminalization bill (KRQE)

// ‘It felt wrong and ridiculous’: A caregiver was banned from joining her husband inside a dispensary (Boston Globe)

// FDA Chief Explains Agency’s ‘Risk-Based Approach’ To CBD Enforcement (Marijuana Moment)

// How the Cannabis Industry Defeated Legalization in New York (Leafly)

// LA’s Struggling Cannabis Market Hiring ‘Social Equity’ Program Manager (Forbes)

// Legalization Bill Clears New Hampshire House, but Veto Expected (Leafly (AP))

// Is Legal Hemp About to Ruin America’s Outdoor Cannabis Crops? (Leafly)


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Tuesday, March 26, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana Legalization Vote Cancelled Due To Lack of Support In New Jersey Senate (Marijuana Moment)

// Connecticut Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Legalization Bill In Key Committee (Marijuana Moment)

// Diversity Provisions Added To Marijuana Banking Bill Up For Congressional Vote This Week (Marijuana Moment)


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// Student pleads guilty to illegal wiretapping after live-streaming congressional staffer in meeting (Washington Post)

// ‘All the advantages are going to the big-money people’: Mass. and Boston inch forward on marijuana equity efforts (Boston Globe)

// New York State Only Pretends It Wants Diversity In Cannabis Companies (Green Market Report)

// Local crime data shows recreational pot shops are ‘good neighbors’ (Boston 25 News)

// Brookline recreational marijuana shop says lines are under control as most customers reserve ahead of time (Boston Globe)

// Louisiana Patients Demand Cannabis Be on Shelves by May 15 (Leafly (AP))

// Wanted by the DEA: Someone to Burn 1,000 Pounds of Weed Per Hour (Merry Jane)


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Monday, March 25, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, March 25, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Gotham Green to Invest $250 Million into MedMen (Merry Jane)

// Decision day for New Jersey? $1.5 billion recreational cannabis market at stake (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Here’s how the first day of recreational marijuana sales in Brookline went (Boston.com)


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// UP school with marijuana program to spend $1M on equipment (WBAY Action News 2)

// Cleveland School of Cannabis is growing, operating in black (Crain’s Cleveland Business)

// Cannabis country: Marijuana drives new industry in Central Mass. cities, towns (Worcester Telegram)

// Men hold 93% of Canadian cannabis boardroom positions (Marijuana Business Daily)

// House dumps bid to make marijuana extracts legal (Arizona Capitol Times)

// Legalization Activists Push Marijuana Industry To Uphold Social Responsibilities (Marijuana Moment)

// 2020 Presidential Candidate Cory Booker Voices Support for Cannabis Legalization in New Jersey (Civilized)


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Friday, March 22, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, March 22, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// You can’t own more than three pot shops, but these companies are testing the limit – and bragging about it (Boston Globe)

// 50 unlicensed medical marijuana shops to be shut down by Michigan officials (Michigan Live)

// Portland’s $6 Eighth-Ounces Are the Future of Cannabis (Leafly)


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// New York Legalization Lives or Dies by Friday Senator Says (Leafly)

// Marty Walsh writes in to New York Times after article on legalizing recreational marijuana (Boston.com)

// Illinois Senate panel passes bill to protect banks serving cannabis businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// A North Dakota House Bill would Increase Patient Access to Medical Marijuana (KXNet CBS)

// Smokable medical marijuana sold for first time in Florida at Tallahassee dispensary (Orlando Sentinel)

// Florida Commission Plans To Loosen Regulations On Marijuana Before UFC Event (Low Kick MMA)

// Military Veterans Organizations Press Congress On Medical Marijuana Research (Marijuana Moment)


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Friday, March 8, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, March 8, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Three cannabis reform bills reintroduced in Congress (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cowboys’ David Irving blasts NFL’s drug policy while smoking on Instagram Live (USA Today)

// Is the NHL the future of marijuana in pro sports? Why it could be (ESPN)


These headlines are brought to you by Curaleaf, one of the leading vertically-integrated cannabis operators in the U.S. With legal medical marijuana dispensaries, cultivation sites, and processing facilities all over the United States, Curaleaf has served more than 100,000 medical cannabis patients and looks forward to helping many more long into the future. Swing over to Curaleaf.com to learn more about this very cool company!


// AZ Senate unanimously passes bill to weed out moldy cannabis with testing (AZ Family)

// Florida Poised to Repeal State Ban on Smokable Cannabis (Leafly (AP))

// New Mexico House Passes Marijuana Legalization Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// Hawaii Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Decriminalization Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// First recreational marijuana store in Greater Boston granted final license from state (Mass Live)

// Elon Musk’s Security Clearance Under Review Over Pot Use (Bloomberg)

// NH Supreme Court rules worker should be reimbursed for medical marijuana (WMUR 9 (AP))


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Friday, February 22, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, February 22, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana Companies Urged Governor To Ban Cannabis Home Cultivation, Document Shows (Marijuana Moment)

// In Close Vote, House Committee Backs Marijuana Legalization in N.H. (New Hampshire Public Radio)

// After complaints, Boston issues permit cutting back on 3-day ‘Hempfest’ (Boston.com)


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// House, Senate move closer to ending Florida’s ban on smokable medical marijuana (Fox 13 News)

// MedMen, three other West Hollywood marijuana shops get stays of execution (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Wisconsin Assembly speaker gives governor’s marijuana plan low odds (Telegraph Herald)

// Marijuana Businesses Plea For Congress To Provide Banking Access (Marijuana Moment)

// North Dakota’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens Next Week (KVRR (AP))

// CA county begins process of reversing controversial marijuana cultivation ban (Marijuana Business Daily)

// A Salem marijuana dispensary says it ran out of flower. The state commission says that’s not true. (Boston Globe)


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Tuesday, February 5, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Florida judge: State’s medical cannabis dispensary cap unconstitutional (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Congressional Democrats Plan Hearing And Vote On Marijuana Business Banking (Marijuana Moment)

// PA Lawmaker Introduces Bill to Legalize Recreational Marijuana (WNEP 16 ABC)


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// Bill to repeal Florida’s medical marijuana smoking ban ‘radically’ weakened in committee (Orlando Sentinel)

// Proposal would rewrite Boston’s marijuana licensing process, give preference to local residents (Boston Globe)

// Namaste Tech Fires CEO Sean Dollinger, Considers Selling Company (Green Market Report)

// Cannabis jobs pay 11% more than the US median salary, and demand is up 76% (CNBC)

// Republican lawmakers introduce medical marijuana bill (WBIR 10 NBC)

// Gov says it’s still possible for New York to legalize adult-use marijuana by April (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Portland delays action on zoning rules for marijuana-related businesses (Portland Press Herald)


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