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Monday, October 15, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, October 15, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// In reversal, WA state permits production of cannabis gummies, hard candies (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Michigan Officials: Legal Marijuana Will Create Even More Revenue Than Activists Predicted (Marijuana Moment)

// Canopy Growth and Constellation Brands Say Cannabis Will Be a $200B+ Industry (CNBC)


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// 25 N.J. towns where black people are more likely to be arrested for pot than whites (NJ.com)

// Secret tape raises more questions about Medical Marijuana Commission (Arkansas Times)

// Marijuana is emerging among California’s vineyards, offering promise and concern (Washington Post)

// Road Test: Mobile Cannabis Lab Helps Keep THC Levels High for Arizona Patients (Phoenix New Times)

// Labor Shortage Causes Aphria to Report Loss in Gross Profit Margin (Green Market Report)

// Coast mayor collects signatures to legalize medical marijuana in MS (WLOX)

// Zzz Natural: The Cannabis Brand Aiming To Solve America’s $400 Billion Sleeping Problem (Forbes)


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Friday, October 12, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, October 12, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// MedMen to Acquire PharmaCann for $682 Million in Stock (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Successful Constitutional Case Against Death Penalty Works For War on Drugs, Too (Marijuana Moment)

// Trump Plans To Back Legal Medical Marijuana After Midterms, GOP Congressman Says (Marijuana Moment)


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// Exclusive: Facebook stops blocking marijuana search results ahead of Canadian legalization (Market Watch)

// Massachusetts pot shop inspections drag, but state says process protects public (Boston Herald)

// Cannabis companies ramp up marketing as Health Canada warns them not to advertise pot (Ottawa Citizen)

// Lab: More than 20 percent of Hawaii medical marijuana products rejected for sale (Hawaii News Now)

// United Kingdom sets date for allowing medical cannabis prescriptions (Marijuana Business Daily)

// MTech Acquisition Corp. and MJ Freeway LLC Announce Merger Agreement (Green Market Report)

// Watch Story Of 81-Year Old Michigan Woman Jailed For Marijuana Possession (Weed News)


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Thursday, October 11, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, October 11, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// U.S. Government Loosens Border Policy For Canadian Marijuana Industry Workers (Marijuana Moment)

// Tobacco Giant Altria Rumored To Be Eyeing Cannabis Stake (Green Market Report)

// Pot companies failing at financial reporting, regulator says (Tortonto Star)


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// California Cannabis Bill Round-Up: What Matters Most (Canna Law Blog)

// Alaska plans changes to how it taxes marijuana in response to industry concerns (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Navigating the marijuana sector: Q&A with Chris Hagedorn, GM of Scotts Miracle-Gro unit Hawthorne Gardening (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Trump Administration Seeks Public Comments On Marijuana Reclassification (Forbes)

// A Conversation with Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commissioner, Steven Hoffman – Part I (JD Supra)

// Marijuana legalization may go more smoothly than you think: Washington governor (Alaska Highway News (Canadian Press))

// California pursues stop-gap plan to issue provisional cannabis licenses (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// It will likely be a ‘matter of years’ until cannabis cafes open in Massachusetts (Boston.com)

// Pennsylvania Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Decriminalization Bill In Committee Vote (Marijuana Moment)

// State places ‘administrative hold’ on Anne Arundel cannabis grower’s products (Baltimore Fishbowl)


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// No ‘spooktacular’ weed show. Cannabis Cup has ghosted Sacramento at the last minute (Sacramento Bee)

// Tilray Uses Stock to Acquire Chilean Distribution Partner (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Walmart Canada Explores Selling Cannabis-Infused Products (Forbes)

// MA marijuana business to use medical inventory to support recreational sales (Marijuana Business Daily)

// New legislation could boost New Jersey’s medical cannabis patient population (Marijuana Business Daily)

// The Marijuana Election Has Already Begun. No Need To Wait Until November 6 To Vote On Cannabis (Marijuana Moment)

// Nevada pot sales start new fiscal year with monthly record (Western Mass News (AP))


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Monday, October 8, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, October 8, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Cresco Labs closes $100 million raise, draws institutional investors to cannabis industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Medical Cannabis To Be Available On Prescription ‘Within Weeks’ (Huffington Post)

// Exclusive: Report finds Washington state rushed into launching marijuana tracking system, fixes needed (Marijuana Business Daily)


Today’s headlines are brought to you by our friends over at Eaze.com, California’s top one stop website for legal marijuana delivery. If you live in the golden state, swing over to Eaze.com to see if they are active in your area. With deliveries taking place in less than an hour, it’s never been easier to get legal California marijuana delivery. And of course, if you don’t live where Eaze delivers, you can still benefit from all the useful bits of industry insight and analysis they’ve developed using their properly aggregate and anonymized sales data stream.


// First medical cannabis plants harvested in Ohio; sales still delayed (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Judge chews out state over marijuana licenses (NWF Daily News)

// B.C. marijuana rules say where you can’t smoke or vape (Keremeos Review)

// Woman fleeing domestic violence denied public housing due to medical marijuana use (WPXI)

// California Task Force Raids Over 250 Illegal Marijuana Grows (Merry Jane)

// Despite delays Arkansas medical cannabis cultivator on track to be growing by early 2019 (Talk Business & Politics)

// ‘I misspoke’: OMA president backtracks on suggestion that recreational cannabis is a gateway drug (CBC News)


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Wednesday, October 3, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Rep. Andy Harris says his wrist was bruised during protest that shows ‘problem with political discourse today’ (Baltimore Sun)

// Marijuana stock Tilray plunges 16% after PepsiCo CFO says company has no pot plans (CNBC)

// Cannabis regulators to vote on final licenses, but retail pot sales may still be weeks away (Boston Globe)


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// Groups reach tentative compromise over Utah medical marijuana policy (Deseret News)

// State may have more dispensaries than it needs (Journal Record)

// You’ll Be Able To Carry Marijuana On Domestic Flights In Canada After Legalization (MTL Blog)

// Ottawa police allowed to use cannabis off-duty (CBC News)

// Legalization Doesn’t Increase Problematic Marijuana Use, Study Finds (Marijuana Moment)

// The future of California cannabis co-ops: Q&A with former CGA Director Hezekiah Allen (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Illinois sees sharp rise in medical cannabis applications as cancer patient requests ‘explode’ (Chicago Tribune)


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Monday, October 1, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, October 1, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana businesses in compliance with Colorado law could face federal charges under new enforcement strategy (Denver Post)

// Gov. Jerry Brown Blocks Medical Cannabis Products on School Campuses (KTLA 5)

// Canadian Cannabis Producers Build Inventory Ahead of Legalization (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Boston inches forward with recreational marijuana permits (Boston Globe)

// Air Canada bans ‘safety-critical’ employees from cannabis use on and off duty (CTV News)

// Big pot producers are trying to find workarounds to Ontario’s plans to keep marijuana retail in the hands of the little guy (Financial Post)

// Most of Colorado Still Bans Grows But State Still Harvested 554,233 Pounds Through June (Denver Westword)

// California pets can get cannabis from vets (Leaf Online)

// Canopy Withdraws ‘Chronic by Dre’ Marijuana Trademark Filed By Mistake (Marijuana Moment)

// Hollyweed North Cannabis To Acquire Women Grow (Green Market Report)


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Friday, September 28, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, September 28, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Campaign to amend marijuana rules started weeks before public knew (News OK)

// NJWeedman’ wants to get arrested. Police say no lawmakers still working on legal weed (NorthJersey.com)

// The DEA Just Placed a Marijuana-Derived Drug In Schedule V (Marijuana Moment)


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// Pa. ordered to tell PennLive reporter who is reviewing medical marijuana applications (Penn Live)

// Gov. Brown Signs Bill Letting Cities Approve Marijuana Special Events (KPIX 5 CBS)

// California’s Cannabis Equity Act Just Changed the Game (Leafly)

// Cannabis-Laced Drinks Could Be a $600 Million Market in U.S. by 2022 (Bloomberg)

// Multistate medical marijuana operators tapped for Virginia’s CBD program (Marijuana Business Daily)

// MedMen Equity Offering Increased to $86 Million as Underwriters Exercise Option (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Boston firm hired to score 203 Arkansas medical marijuana dispensary applications (Talk Business & Politics)


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Wednesday, September 26, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Leading Congressional Marijuana Opponent In Danger Of Losing Seat, Polls Find (Marijuana Moment)

// High Times Buys Dope, Leafly CEO Ousted (Green Market Report)

// Youth Marijuana Use Isn’t Increasing After States Legalize, Meta-Analysis Of 55 Studies Concludes (Marijuana Moment)


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// Lt. Governor asks judge to drop lawsuit over medical marijuana ballot initiative (Fox 13 Salt Lake City)

// Seattle Court OKs Plan to Erase 542 Cannabis Convictions (Leafly)

// Missouri Has Three Legalization Measures. Two Are Very Odd (Leafly)

// Why marijuana infused businesses have experienced testing and labeling challenges in California (Marijuana Business Daily)

// New York formalizes medical cannabis as alternative to opioids; market boost seen (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Pennsylvania lawmaker introduces bill to legalize recreational marijuana (Philly Voice)

// Canadians Involved In Marijuana Industry Not Welcome In US, Feds Confirm (Marijuana Moment)


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Monday, September 24, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, September 24, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Shoppers Drug Mart gets medical pot license from Health Canada (Alaska Highway News (Canadian Press))

// O’Rourke And Cruz Clash On Marijuana And Drugs At Senate Debate (Marijuana Moment)

// New Jersey Sheriff Resigns Over Racist Remarks (Daily Beast)


Today’s headlines are brought to you by our friends over at Eaze.com, California’s top one stop website for legal marijuana delivery. If you live in the golden state, swing over to Eaze.com to see if they are active in your area. With deliveries taking place in less than an hour, it’s never been easier to get legal California marijuana delivery. And of course, if you don’t live where Eaze delivers, you can still benefit from all the useful bits of industry insight and analysis they’ve developed using their properly aggregate and anonymized sales data stream.


// DC officials scaling back punishment for smoking pot in public (Fox 5 DC)

// Judge rules Santa Rosa girl taking medical cannabis for seizures can attend public school (Press Democrat)

// OLCC pulls Bend marijuana producer’s license (KTVZ News Channel 21)

// Former Eugene pot lab owner tied to white nationalists sued by employees (Oregon Live)

// Michigan plans online medical marijuana registration (WXYZ 7 ABC)

// Some outdoor marijuana growers finding success using all-natural ‘closed-loop’ approach (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana use is now as common among baby boomers as it is among teens federal data shows (Washington Post)


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