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

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, July 20, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Arizona Court Rules Cannabis Extracts Not Protected Under Medical Marijuana Act (High Times)

// Marijuana stocks: Tilray’s shares jump more than 30% in Nasdaq debut (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Legalized marijuana worth $581M a year to Pennsylvania auditor general says (Lehigh Valley Live)


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// Texts suggest former Health Department attorney was offered job with state pharmacy board (Tulsa World)

// Governor catering to ‘rich white man,’ so here’s my medical marijuana plan, lawmaker says (NJ.com)

// Mass. Marijuana: A new podcast from Boston 25 News (Boston 25 News)

// Oklahoma lawmakers create bipartisan group to make medical marijuana recommendations (KFOR News 4)

// Congressional Bills Affecting Cannabis Laws Go To Conference Committees (Marijuana Moment)

// The Era of Clean Cannabis Has Come to California. Here Are the Surviving Brands (Leafly)

// Senators Honor The DEA On Its 45th Birthday (Even Though They Lost The Drug War) (Marijuana Moment)


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

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, July 19, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Fake Emails, Felony Charges, and Attorney General’s Intervention: A Dramatic 48 Hours in Oklahoma Marijuana Policymaking (Marijuana.com)

// Legalization Inundates California’s Cannabis Labs (Leafly)

// White House Opposes Legalization Of All Drugs, Press Secretary Says (Marijuana Moment)


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// Tilray Prices $153 Million NASDAQ IPO at $17 per Share (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Medical marijuana agency needs $13.3M to belatedly process 400 license applications (Florida Watchdog)

// Stop fingering me bro’: ACLU sues DC cop for alleged anal probe (KRXI Fox 11 Reno)

// Ohio marijuana firm charts international growth path with $74 million in deals (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cronos to Build Massive Greenhouse Facility in Ontario (New Cannabis Ventures)

// From Michelin Stars to Cannabis Cakes: A Las Vegas Chef’s Journey (Leafly)

// California Bans Hemp-Derived CBD Oil (Cannabis Now)


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Wednesday, July 18, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Jury Acquits Marijuana Patient Who Admitted To Breaking Georgia Law (Marijuana Moment)

// Michigan’s first licensed medical marijuana facilities in limbo (Michigan Live)

// Legalizing Marijuana Helps Police Solve Other Crimes, New Study Shows (Marijuana Moment)


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// Florida to issue four more medical marijuana licenses (Sun-Sentinel)

// Ohio’s medical marijuana patient registry put on hold (Cincinatti.com)

// Medical marijuana users worry Canada’s pot-impaired driving rules will run them off the road (Star Edmonton)

// Khiron Appoints Former Mexican President Vicente Fox to Board of Directors (New Cannabis Ventures)

// The Hazy Boundaries of Canada’s Cannabis Advertising Restrictions (Leafly)

// I was in total shock’: Methuen woman fired for off-duty marijuana use (WHDH 7 Boston)

// Voters In Key Congressional Districts Support Marijuana Legalization, Poll Says (Marijuana Moment)


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Tuesday, July 17, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Canadian marijuana companies raise record cash ahead of legalization (Marijuana Business Daily)

// The SEC says he defrauded investors. Now he’s trying to raise $12.5M to grow marijuana (Desert Sun)

// One in Fourteen People In Massachusetts Is Driving High, Says Study (Herb)


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// County Officials From Across The U.S. Push Feds To Reform Marijuana Laws (Marijuana Moment)

// It’s halfway through July. Why aren’t any recreational marijuana dispensaries open yet? (Boston.com)

// Sen. Jeff Merkley ‘Disappointed’ That Democrats Blocked His Marijuana Banking Amendment (Marijuana Moment)

// Mexico Takes Small Steps Toward Medical Marijuana Legalization (Leafly News)

// Oklahoma Attorney General to give advice to health department regarding medical marijuana challenge (KFOR News)

// Chart: Can medical marijuana programs survive in states with recreational markets? (Marijuana Business Daily)

// N.J.’s medical marijuana program to double in size as supply crisis grows (NJ.com)


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

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

// Caribbean Nations Agree To Consider Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// Gov. LePage vetoes bill that would ease access to medical marijuana, listing 11 objections (Portland Press Herald)

// Initiative to legalize marijuana in Arizona fails to qualify for ballot (KTAR News 92.3)


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// Sweet Leaf Officially Ceases to Exist in Denver (Denver Westword)

// ‘Either Get Out Of The Business Or Stop Traveling To The US,’ Immigration Lawyer Warns People In The Legal Cannabis Industry (Civilized)

// Michigan sets health standards for medical cannabis businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Vaping medical marijuana backers say apartment renter’s total smoking ban is ‘ridiculous’ (CBC News)

// 4Front Ramps Up Cannabis Dispensary Operations and Prepares to Go Public (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Cops Took Their Son Away For Medical Marijuana. Now, Reunited Family Speaks Out. ( (Marijuana Moment)

// Governor Hickenlooper names Director of Marijuana Coordination (KOAA News 5 NBC)


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Tuesday, May 1, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// The Trump administration has found a new way to crack down on legal weed (CNBC)

// Sweet Leaf Marijuana Centers should be stripped of licenses after illegal sales scheme hearing officer rules (Cannabist)

// Enjoy Lauryn Hill, because Sacramento’s marijuana music festival may not have marijuana (Sacramento Bee)


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// State gives marijuana businesses more time for compliance (Orange County Register)

// Nancy Pelosi Suggests Marijuana And Yoga As Opioid Alternatives (Marijuana Moment)

// Medical marijuana may help combat the opioid crisis. But there are better solutions. (Vox)

// Alaska Legislature urges feds to rethink marijuana stance (SF Gate (AP))

// Proponents of Idaho medical marijuana ballot initiative abandon effort (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Chart: Montana medical marijuana patient counts skyrocket in revived program (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Illegal exports of Canadian cannabis products top CA$1 billion in 2017 (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Monday, April 30, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, April 30, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// LePage vetoes bill to launch recreational marijuana marketplace (Portland Press Herald)

// As Denver Post Guts Cannabist, Former Editor Ricardo Baca May Buy It (Marijuana Moment)

// Seattle Moves to Wipe Out 2 Decades Of Marijuana Possession Convictions (Fortune)


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// Is Michael Cohen Trump’s Lawyer Investing In Marijuana? (Fresh Toast)

// At 89, legendary psychiatrist and marijuana advocate still wonders about Harvard professorship (Boston Globe)

// 5 Contentious Items in BC’s New Cannabis Legislation (Leafly)

// Michigan’s Cannabis Power Base Influences State Politics (Weed News)

// Walters: Effort to Revive Full Cannabis Legalization Flames Out (Seven Days)

// So far California has 6,000 licensed cannabis businesses. Here’s what that looks like (Orange County Register)

// NFL player makes medical marijuana history: ‘I have a life to live’ (CNN)


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Wednesday, March 28, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Gov. Murphy greatly expands New Jersey’s medical marijuana program (Philadelphia Inquirer)

// Medical marijuana: Dispensary offers R.I. $5M to limit competition (Providence Journal)

// Stolen Weed, Stolen Cash: New Marijuana Laws Put Pot Producers at Risk (Rolling Stone)


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// Dried medical cannabis exports from Canada rise tenfold in 2017 (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canada’s Golden Leaf seeks to carpet U.S. with cannabis retail stores (Globe and Mail)

// Detailed Look at 815 California Cannabis Retail and Dispensing Licenses (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Alaska recreational cannabis supply on the upswing, wholesale marijuana still fetching high prices (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Iowa licenses three retailers for upcoming low-THC marijuana sales (Marijuana Business Daily)

// 25 marijuana dispensaries seek OK to operate in Ann Arbor (Michigan Live)

// Remember that company developing a marijuana resort in California? They’re selling the town to an oil company. (Cannabist)


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Thursday, March 1, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, March 1, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// American Legion Pushes Congress On Medical Marijuana At Hearing (Marijuana Moment)

// Colorado cannabis firms could get publicly traded out-of-state investors under proposed bill (Cannabist)

// Recreational Marijuana: City Taking in More Revenue Than Expected, Triples Pot Regulation Staff (Los Feliz Ledger)


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// Marijuana producer Maricann shares plunge on news of trading probe (CBC News)

// Aurora Cannabis clears final regulatory hurdle in CA$1.2B CanniMed acquisition (Marijuana Business Daily)

// NMU’s ‘Marijuana major’ attracts hundreds of applicants for upcoming semester (WLUC)

// Idaho House OKs Bill Allowing Use of Marijuana Derivative (U.S. News & World Report (AP))

// In spite of concerns from smaller businesses, lawmakers unanimously approve marijuana regulations (Nevada Independent)

// Cannabis Control Commission votes to place growth cap on marijuana farmers (WWLP 22)

// Texas college baseball coach: Colorado athletes not welcome due to ‘trouble passing drug tests’ (Denver 7 ABC)


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Monday, February 12, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, February 12, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Washington pot industry faces major setback after delivery routes, vehicle data hacked (Spokesman-Review)

// Jim Carroll Tapped as Trump’s Drug Czar (Leafly)

// Illinois Appeals Adding ‘Pain’ as Medical Marijuana Qualifier (Leafly)


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// Prosecutors ask Massachusetts marijuana regulators to hold off on cannabis cafes home delivery (Cannabist (AP))

// Warning of high power costs of marijuana, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker’s administration recommends energy standards (MassLive)

// Colorado marijuana sales hit $1.5 billion in 2017 (Cannabist)

// LCBO chooses Shopify to run online cannabis sales; more pot retail news expected (Financial Post)

// Loophole could allow private members-only pot clubs anywhere (Boston Herald)

// Canada’s marijuana heavyweights set sights on the ultimate prize: Conquering the world (Financial Post)

// Proposal for Denver’s first cannabis club takes early steps (Denverite)


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