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Thursday, August 30, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, August 30, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Inside The Trump Administration’s Secret War On Weed (Buzz Feed)

// Valued at $4.8 billion, cannabis firm Tilray posts $10 million in sales (Financial Post)

// MedMen Recruits former Los Angeles Mayor to Board (Marijuana.com)


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// New Jersey AG Gurbir Grewal urges more ‘discretion’ in pot possession cases (Trentonian)

// Marijuana convictions go up in smoke with new Delaware record-expungement law (Courier Express)

// New Zealand grants first medical cannabis business license (Marijuana Business Daily)

// California and Feds Agree: No Pot Grows on Public Lands (Courthouse News)

// Human Trafficking in Humboldt Still Hides Among the Cannabis Farms (Herb)

// Connecticut adds eight conditions to medical marijuana treatment list (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis consultant Deepak Anand rips claim by weed-beverage startup about exporting its beer to Europe (Georgia Straight)


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Wednesday, August 29, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New York Lawmakers Announce Four Marijuana Legalization Hearings This Fall (Marijuana Moment)

// California Lawmakers OK Free Cannabis (Leafly)

// Nevada marijuana sales blow away projections in first year (Las Vegas Review-Journal)


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// Could Florida’s Next Governor Make It the 10th Legal Cannabis State? (Leafly)

// Nikki Fried secures Democratic nomination for Agriculture Commissioner (Florida Politics)

// Marijuana growers stare down costly, burgeoning environmental regulations (Marijuana Business Daily)

// California targets cannabis delivery firm in second enforcement action (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Green Thumb Industries Generates $13.6 Million Revenue in Q2 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Illinois governor signs bill to allow medical marijuana as opioid alternative (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Almost Half of Wisconsin Voters Will See Marijuana Ballot Questions In November (Marijuana Moment)


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Tuesday, August 28, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The Vermont State House sits nestled into the trees in the capitol city of Montpelier.

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Tuesday, August 28, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Vermont Democratic Party Calls For Marijuana Legalization Expansion (Marijuana Moment)

// Elizabeth Warren: Jeff Sessions Acted as ‘Catalyst’ for Weed Legalization (Rolling Stone)

// Charlotte’s Web Plans $100 Million IPO (Green Market Report)


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// US Lawmakers Discuss Marijuana Legalization With New Mexican President’s Team (Marijuana Moment)

// Chart: Number of California licensed recreational marijuana stores falls short (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Not a black-and-white issue’: Public input wanted on cannabis consumption sites (National Post)

// CCC set to take over medical pot program (Worcester Business Journal)

// California begins enforcement against unlicensed marijuana businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Schizophrenia May Lead To Cannabis Use, Not the Other Way Around (Leafly)

// State Financial Regulators Push Congress To Fix Marijuana Banking Problems (Marijuana Moment)


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Friday, August 24, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A town meeting is held in an auditorium in Massachusetts.

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Friday, August 24, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Payments for marijuana licenses appear to skirt state law (Boston Globe)

// Cannabis Control Commission declines to review agreements between Massachusetts cities and towns and marijuana businesses (Mass Live)

// After a Green Light for Testing Labs, We’re One Step Closer to Massachusetts’ First Pot Shops (Boston Magazine)


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// Higher prices and barer shelves: California cannabis retailers face frustrated customers (Marijuana Business Daily)

// N.J. to tell prosecutors they are free to drop some weed charges, sources say (NJ.com)

// Medical Marijuana Laws Don’t Increase Crime, New Study Says (Marijuana Moment)

// Cannabis Supply Chains Coming Out of the Shadows (Wall Street Journal)

// HODL Everything! High Times Walks Back News It Would Take Bitcoin for Initial Stock Offering (Marijuana.com)

// Alaska Could Be The First State To Legalize And License Marijuana Lounges (Marijuana Moment)

// Only three states in US prohibit cannabis for any reason and fully criminalize use (CGTN)


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Thursday, August 23, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, August 23, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Law directing DOJ to review criminal marijuana cases for reductions gets green light from CA Senate (KSBY 6 NBC)

// Oklahoma judge nixes effort to block business-friendly medical marijuana rules (Marijuana Business Daily)

// In Follow-Up Move, DEA Wants More Marijuana Grown In 2018 As Well (Marijuana Moment)


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// We don’t want legal weed sold in our towns, half of N.J. residents say (NJ.com)

// Poll: Huge Majority Of Wisconsin Voters Want Marijuana Legalized (Marijuana Moment)

// Cost of new mandatory marijuana pesticide testing tough to absorb for Colorado’s growers (Marijuana Business Daily)

// State refuses to referee marijuana testing dispute (Boston Globe)

// Mass. Regulators Urge Cities Towns To Help Diversify The Marijuana Industry (WBUR 90.9)

// Wholesale Prices for Oregon’s Outdoor-Grown Cannabis Are the Lowest America Has Ever Seen (Willamette Week)

// Oregon judge tosses racketeering claim against medical marijuana grower (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Tuesday, August 21, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Wells Fargo Closes Florida Politician’s Account Due To Marijuana Donations (Forbes)

// Recreational marijuana initiative fails to garner enough signatures for ballot (Fox 25 News)

// California Cannabis Tax Receipts Fall Short Of Plans But MedMen Grabs 6% Of Sales (Green Market Report)


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// Arizona Judge Rejects Autism as a Medical Cannabis Condition (Leafly)

// Two metro school districts approve policies for on-campus medical marijuana use by students (KOCO News 5)

// Dozens of companies compete for a piece of Va.’s limited medical marijuana market (Washington Post)

// PA medical cannabis growers/processors on pace for $5M in sales in first year (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Chart: Consumption habits changing in Canada’s booming medical marijuana market (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Third marijuana product recall in California – this one due to alcohol content (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Class action suit filed on behalf of cannabis growers in California county (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Monday, August 20, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, August 20, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Cory Booker Bill Would Let Students With Drug Convictions Keep Financial Aid (Marijuana Moment)

// Green The Vote president announces his resignation ‘trying to do what’s best for the movement’ (Tulsa World)

// Ohio licenses two processors, two testing labs in medical cannabis buildup (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// California decides against state-chartered banking for marijuana industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// For Maine’s marijuana industry, security’s still high-risk (Central Maine)

// 62 percent use marijuana to kick prescription drugs: preliminary survey results (Mass Live)

// Cannabis Is Creating A Boom For Biological Pesticides (Forbes)

// Constellation Cuts Craft Beer Sale Team, Re-Ups On Canopy Cannabis (Neat Pour)

// Anti-Pot Groups Twisted Facts to Exaggerate Stoned Driving Problem (Denver Westword)

// Baker Who Denied Same-Sex Couple Now Complaining About Marijuana-Themed Cake Requests (Marijuana Moment)


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Thursday, August 16, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, August 16, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Constellation invests CA$5 billion in cannabis giant Canopy in deal financed by BofA Merrill Lynch (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Pot taxes pick up in California but still far off target (Associated Press)

// Marijuana-Friendly Gubernatorial Candidates Win Big In Tuesday’s Primaries (Marijuana Moment)


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// Marijuana Ballot Measures Could Affect Key U.S. Senate Elections (Marijuana Moment)

// Employers In Medical Marijuana States Can Still Drug Test Employees Federal Judge Rules (Marijuana Moment)

// North Dakota Marijuana Legalization Would Allow Everyone in the State to Sell Weed (Herb)

// Faced with ‘losing everything’ California Valley marijuana growers ask to harvest crop (The Tribune)

// Missouri medical marijuana backer sues to quash rival initiatives (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ohio growers plant the seeds for medical cannabis launch (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Study Shows Most People Don’t Care if You’re Vaping Weed in Public (Denver Westword)


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Wednesday, August 15, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// A 5-year-old and her cannabis can go to public kindergarten, California judge rules (Sacramento Bee)

// Garbage from Washington state’s booming pot industry clogs gutters, sewers, and landfills (Washington Post)

// Investor Scraps $8.3M Marijuana Deal With Businessman Linked To Investigation (Maine Public)


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// Pennsylvania cracks down on dispensary for selling cannabis for $1 a gram (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana is not really legal in California if residents don’t have a reasonable way to buy it (Los Angeles Times)

// Scientists Discover You Can Use Espresso Machines To Make Marijuana Extracts (Marijuana Moment)

// Anti-Marijuana Group Wants Campaign Finance Transparency, Kind Of (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana Emerges As Key Issue In Nevada U.S. Senate Race (Marijuana Moment)

// Maryland Bank Continues to Aggressively Bank Cannabis Industry (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Regulatory delay holds up Louisiana’s medical cannabis program (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Tuesday, August 14, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana Policy Project Welcomes New Executive Director (Marijuana Moment)

// California cannabis icon Harborside to go public in Canada via CA$200M deal (Marijuana Business Daily)

// North Dakota recreational cannabis measure approved for ballot (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Lawmakers call on governor to prevent shutdown of medical marijuana businesses (Michigan Live)

// California Cities With Pot Bans Object To Plan To Allow Deliveries Statewide (KPIX 5 CBS SF BayArea)

// Golden Leaf to Acquire Nevada Cannabis Company in C$52.4 Million Deal (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Dr. Sanjay Gupta Will Launch a Line of Hemp CBD Products (Cannabis Now)

// UK Cannabis Legalization Could Raise £1 Billion In Tax Revenue, Says Think Tank (Green Market Report)

// UN Launches First-Ever Full Review Of Marijuana’s Status Under International Law (Marijuana Moment)

// Chart: How much consolidation awaits Colorado’s retail marijuana market? (Marijuana Business Daily)


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