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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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Friday, April 20, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, April 20, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Bernie Sanders Backs Bill To Punish States With Harsh Marijuana Laws (Forbes)

// Schumer backs federal effort to decriminalize marijuana (Washington Post)

// How legalized pot could ruin a famous pot convention (Washington Post)


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// Cannabis 4/20 Celebration Sales Could Top $1 Billion This Year Says LeafLink (Green Market Report)

// Majority of N.J. residents want legal weed: Here’s what a new poll found (NJ.com)

// OH lawmakers at odds over bill calling for medical marijuana program audit (WDTN 2 News)

// Cannabis industry not king in Colorado economy: new report (Cannabist )

// Supreme Court of Canada Decision Could Affect Cannabis Sales (Leafly)

// Why the price of pot is dropping across Alaska (Anchorage Daily News)

// MassRoots Loses $44 Million In 2017 CEO Gets $190659 Bonus (Green Market Report)


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Thursday, April 19, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, April 19, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// High Times Cannabis Cup 4/20 event rejected in Southern California (NBC News)

// House GOP Blocks Another Marijuana Amendment (Marijuana Moment)

// Black and Indigenous people are overrepresented in Canada’s weed arrests (Vice News)


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// Medical marijuana reform bill headed to Gov. LePage’s desk (Portland Press Herald)

// Tiger Global Leads Green Bits $17 Million Investment Round (New Cannabis Ventures)

// 800 marijuana businesses interested in priority review for Massachusetts recreational licenses (Mass Live)

// Oregon Grew More Cannabis Than Customers Can Smoke. Now Shops and Farmers Are Left With Mountains of Unwanted Bud (Willamette Week)

// Colorado Senate Judiciary Committee votes down bill to allow marijuana delivery (KDVR)

// Medical Marijuana For School Students Approved By IL House (CBS Chicago)

// DC High School Restricts Baked Goods at School During Week of 4/20 (NBC Washington)


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Monday, April 16, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, April 16, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump To Support Major Marijuana Legislation (Marijuana Moment)

// Players free to smoke weed as dispensary sponsors Las Vegas soccer team (Las Vegas Sun)

// $15M marijuana facility opens near Reno (Las Vegas Review-Journal)


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// Las Vegas marijuana grower to pay $28M for local store (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Canada To Measure Marijuana Use By Testing Sewage (NPR)

// The newest threat to California’s redwoods isn’t what you’d think (SF Gate)

// In Boston-area condos and apartments, the smell of pot pits neighbor against neighbor (Boston Globe)

// Dana Nessel wins nod from Democrats for attorney general (Michigan Radio)

// Watch This: Cheech & Chong Talk About the First Time They Got High (Leafly)

// Indy Q&A: Former Denver Post pot editor on the future of public marijuana consumption in Nevada (Nevada Independent)


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Friday, April 13, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, April 13, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Mitch McConnell Introduces Bill to Legalize Industrial Hemp (Green Market Report)

// While Weedmaps battles state, its executives seek cannabis distribution license in California (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Meet Acreage Holdings John Boehner’s New Cannabis Crush (Leafly)


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// Medical marijuana bill to treat PTSD, chronic pain, and Parkinson’s heads to the state senate (New Orleans Times-Picayune)

// Senators Press Sessions To Stop Blocking Marijuana Research (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana and pizza entrepreneur has raised more than $100,000 to challenge Denver’s mayor in the 2019 election (Cannabist)

// MedMen to Enter into Reverse Merger to Become Public Company in Canada (Green Market Report)

// Pushing the boundaries’: Canadian cannabis companies aim to skirt strict rules with creative marketing (Toronto Star)

// Police: Cannabis users top 3,000 for 1st time in 2017 (Japan News)

// Maine House OKs retail marijuana bill, but with fewer votes (Cannabist (AP))


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Thursday, April 12, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, April 12, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Maine Senate joins House in passing recreational marijuana bill by veto-proof majority (Portland Press Herald)

// Arkansas Pauses Marijuana Dispensary Applications’ Review (U.S. News & World Report (AP))

// Quebec Finalizes Cannabis Supply Agreements with 6 Producers (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Recreational Pot Use May Be Cutting Into Beer Sales (CBS San Francisco)

// Kush Bottles Second Quarter Sales Surge 249% to $10.36 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// First round of Ohio doctors approved to recommend medical marijuana (Cleveland.com)

// Medical marijuana states experience wide spectrum of wholesale prices supply (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Sweet Leaf’s Future Still Cloudy After Denver Hearing Ends (Denver Westword)

// Judge Says Florida Man Can Grow His Own Medical Marijuana (Leafly (AP))

// Two-thirds of companies now have a medical marijuana policy (Quartz)


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Monday, April 9, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, April 9, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Autism for MMJ Bill Passes Committee, Acute Pain Doesn’t (Denver Westword)

// Congressman Wants To Show Fox News Host ‘Awesome’ California Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)

// Alaska delays discussion on onsite recreational cannabis use (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Massachusetts Border Towns Plan To Cash In Out-Of-State Cannabis Shoppers (Civilized)

// Cronos Group Closes $100 Million Capital Raise (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Number of marijuana growers paying Alaska taxes tripled in the past year (Anchorage Daily News)

// SC Voters Should Get a Say on Medical Marijuana, Fmr. US Attorney Says (WLTX 19 CBS)

// Medical marijuana could expand to leaf form in Pennsylvania (Trib Live)

// DC cannabis activist moves to Md. to vote congressman out of office (WTOP)

// With marijuana legalization on the horizon, Michigan’s ‘Hash Bash’ becomes a call to action (Detroit Free Press)


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Thursday, April 5, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, April 5, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Are Canada’s Cannabis Companies Overextended? (Forbes)

// Sessions Talks Marijuana With Anti-Legalization Canadian Senators (Marijuana Moment)

// Cannabis Sales May Surpass Soda by 2030 (Bloomberg)


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// After a dramatic failure effort to diversify, Maryland’s medical marijuana industry moves closer to passage (Washington Post)

// Bill That Would License Pot Lounges Loses in Senate (Denver Westword)

// Iowa Senate OKs bill opening door to hemp production, marketing (Des Moines Register)

// Nova Scotia unveils recreational marijuana legislation (Marijuana Business Daily)

// $10M marijuana processing plant coming to east London (Global News)

// New Mexico Medical Marijuana Program Tops 50K Patients (Marijuana.com (AP))

// Medical marijuana dispensary MedMen coming to Manhattan (Metro US)


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Tuesday, April 3, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, April 3, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Studies link legal marijuana with fewer opioid prescriptions (New York Times (AP))

// Main bank for Illinois’ medical marijuana industry is pulling out, leaving some operators to deal in cash (Chicago Tribune)

// Weed Is Serious Business for Canada’s Go-To Pot Banker (Bloomberg)


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// Chart: Medical marijuana patient counts sales tumble in Maine (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Pizza, Pad Thai, and Pot: Home Delivery of Marijuana Is Legal in These States (Pew Trusts)

// The top 8 anti-pot politicians up for re-election this year (Herb)

// Micro-Security for Micro-Processors in Canada: Fair or Foul? (Leafly)

// More uncertainty as medical cannabis bill heads to state Senate for first time (WKRN)

// Utah Medical Association accuses medical marijuana campaign of misleading voters into supporting initiative (Salt Lake Tribune)

// VERIFY: Is Rep. Allen Peake violating cannabis law? (WMAZ)


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Friday, March 30, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, March 30, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump ousts Veterans Affairs chief David Shulkin in administration’s latest shake-up (Cannabist)

// Canadian firm acquires three California marijuana companies (Marijuana Business Daily)

// German court hits brakes on medical cannabis cultivation plan (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Gov. Herbert says he will oppose medical marijuana ballot initiative (Fox 13 Salt Lake City)

// Berkeley Cuts Taxes On Marijuana To Compete With Black Market (CBS SF Bay Area)

// Virginia Governor Renews Marijuana Decriminalization Pledge (Marijuana Moment)

// State Treasurers Want Marijuana Meeting With Sessions (Marijuana Moment)

// Michigan orders 210 marijuana shops to close (Crain’s Detroit Business (AP))

// Could IRS policy change strip marijuana trade associations of tax exemption? (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Daily cannabis use could delay at-risk youth from moving to higher risk drug use: study (Globe and Mail)


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