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Wednesday, March 27, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Guam Becomes First U.S. Territory To Send Marijuana Legalization To Governor In 2019 (Marijuana Moment)

// Michigan commission: State should not set driving limit for marijuana (Click on Detroit)

// Chart: Medical cannabis license growth still sizzling in Oklahoma (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// The White House And Federal Scientists Are Pushing The Myth That Marijuana Is Laced With Fentanyl (Buzzfeed)

// People are lining up to grow marijuana for research. Trump’s Justice Department won’t let them. (Vox)

// Seth Rogen teams up with Canopy Growth to launch cannabis brand Houseplant (Financial Post)

// Molson Coors: Cannabis consumption may hit company’s bottom line (Marijuana Business Daily)

// The Battle Over the HARVEST Trademark for Cannabis Retail (Canna Law Blog)

// Watch Live: Key Congressional Committee To Vote On Marijuana Banking Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// Can CBD Save the Shopping Mall? (Leafly)


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Wednesday, March 20, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// First Congressional Marijuana Vote Of 2019 Officially Scheduled For Next Week (Marijuana Moment)

// Grabbing enough votes for legal weed in N.J. has ‘a ways to go,’ Murphy says (NJ.com)

// Yavapai County attorney: Arizona voters never intended to legalize marijuana extracts, edibles (Daily Courier)


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// Rice: Expungement Bill Shouldn’t be Contingent on Recreational Marijuana Legalization (Insider NJ)

// U.S. Postal Service Issues Advisory On Mailing Hemp-Derived CBD (Marijuana Moment)

// Smokable medical marijuana is legal in Florida, so why can’t patients get it yet? (WTSP 10 CBS)

// Former Health Department attorney files lawsuit against Unity Bill (Oklahomian)

// Hawaii Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Decriminalization Bill In Joint Committee Hearing (Marijuana Moment)

// NHL Alumni Study Centres on CBD, Puts THC on Ice (Leafly)

// RBC to Lend Eve & Co. $18.7 Million to Construct Cannabis Greenhouse (New Cannabis Ventures)


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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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Thursday, February 14, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, February 14, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Judge Rebukes Arizona Walmart for Firing Employee With Medical-Marijuana Card (Phoenix New Times)

// Key Moments From The First Marijuana Hearing Of The New Congress (Marijuana Moment)

// Nikki Fried: Florida Needs Smokeable Marijuana Now (Miami New Times)


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// Legal cannabis sales top $6 billion in Colorado (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Medical marijuana dispensary sales in Maine drop for 2nd year in a row (Portland Press Herald)

// Oklahoma medical cannabis sales surge to $4 million in January (Marijuana Business Daily)

// European Parliament calls for uniform definition of medical cannabis (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Dems unveil bill to let VA doctors prescribe medical marijuana (The Hill)

// California governor to send National Guard to combat illegal marijuana grows (Marijuana Business Daily)

// MedMen asked to resign from New York medical marijuana trade group (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Thursday, February 7, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, February 7, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Attorney General Nominee Reiterates Marijuana Pledge In Meeting With Senator (Marijuana Moment)

// Maryland Lawmakers Introducing Legislation to End Cannabis Prohibition in Maryland (Cannabis Business Times)

// The First Marijuana Hearing Of The New Congress Has Been Scheduled (Forbes)


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// Nebraska state senators file ballot initiative to legalize medical marijuana (The Hill)

// Republican sponsors of medical marijuana bill optimistic about chances of success (Tennessean)

// Momentum to tax and regulate cannabis grows in House (VT Digger)

// Nevada’s Clark County punts on marijuana consumption lounge talks (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Agriculture Comm. Fried Appoints Holly Bell To Be New Cannabis Director (CBS Miami)

// Number of medical marijuana patients rising exponentially in Oklahoma (Fox 25 News)

// An MS Patient Had Her Car Impounded Over Weed Even Though She Was Sober (Vice)


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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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Friday, May 18, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, May 18, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Rohrabacher–Blumenauer Renewal OK’d by Congressional Committee (Leafly)

// Ohio Awards Additional Cannabis Cultivation License to PharmaCann (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Major U.S. Alcohol Distributor Enters Canadian Cannabis Market with Aphria Deal (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Floodgates poised to open in Colorado with potential new wave of cannabis investors (Marijuana Business Daily)

// LARA issues CBD clarification under medical marijuana program (WZZM 13 ABC)

// Cannabis Investment Funds Fuel BDS Analytics Expansion as Part of $3.5 Million Capital Raise (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Growers say medical marijuana research dispensaries will unfairly flood market (Trib Live)

// Illinois GA Says ‘Yes’ to Medical Marijuana at School (NPR Illinois)

// Despite decriminalization, Pittsburgh’s marijuana-possession arrests are on the rise (Pittsburgh City Paper)

// The Green Green Grass of Rome: Italy’s Legal Marijuana Loophole (Marijuana.com)


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Friday, October 13, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, October 13, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Northern California’s Cannabis Community Is Coming Together in the Face of Fire Devastation (Merry Jane)

// Congress Debates Medical Marijuana For Cops (Marijuana Moment)

// Inside California’s Scramble Toward Legal Weed (Rolling Stone)


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// Los Angeles County Issues Its First Cannabis License (Forbes)

// 11% Of Government Employees In D.C. Area Have Bought Legal Marijuana, Survey Suggests (Forbes)

// State tries to remove judge in medical marijuana dispute (Tallahassee Democrat)

// Political Party in Costa Rica Vows to Legalize Marijuana (Marijuana.com)

// Proposed ban on smoking vaping for Denver’s 16th Street Mall discriminates homeless, advocates say (Cannabist)

// Two Canadian marijuana producers ink pacts to serve most of Germany’s 20,000 pharmacies (Marijuana Business Daily)

// As Towns Ban, Pot States Withhold Legalization’s Profits (Governing)


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Tuesday, July 25, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Judge denies injunction against Nevada pot distribution (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Big Week For Marijuana In Congress (MassRoots)

// Economy Needs Workers, but Drug Tests Take a Toll (New York Times)


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// Maine employers shouldn’t test for marijuana without changes to state law, official says (Portland Press Herald)

// Ohio medical marijuana program budget grows to $11 million (Cleveland.com)

// Could Cristina Barbuto’s Court Win Help Coloradans Fired for Medical Pot? (Westword)

// Court offers job protection for medical marijuana patients; could it happen in California? (Cannifornian)

// Marijuana use legal and illegal is increasing in Michigan (Michigan Live)

// Marijuana board moves to prohibit common lease arrangement (Alaska Journal of Commerce)

// How Activists Turned a Bad Massachusetts Bill Into a Great Law (Leafly)


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Tuesday, June 6, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Deputy AG: Push for tough sentences is not reviving drug war (The Associated Press)

// Congress Could Vote on Marijuana Banking This Week (MassRoots)

// Cleveland City Council rolls back moratorium on growing marijuana (Cleveland.com)


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// Nevada Lawmakers Set Cannabis Tax: 10% Retail, 15% Wholesale (Leafly News)

// Arkansas Expecting 20,000-40,000 Medical Marijuana Patient Applications (Leafly News)

// Marijuana may get a brief losing debate in House (CT Post)

// Chart: Retail cannabis chains are on the rise in Colorado (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis Wheaton scraps $80M financing deal citing ‘false’ attempts to ‘discredit the company’ (Financial Post)

// Toronto’s public health chief wants pot possession decriminalized now (Toronto Star)

// Ohio village runs out of space for medical marijuana growers (The News & Observer)


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