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Monday, February 11, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, February 11, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Senator Ron Wyden introduces S. 420, a bill to legalize marijuana (CBS News)

// This Is The Marijuana Banking Bill Democrats Plan To Pass In 2019: Draft Text Released (Marijuana Moment)
// Recreational pot bill proposing 9% tax clears first hurdle in New Mexico (Sante Fe New Mexican)


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// Former House Speaker Boehner gets behind marijuana lobbying group (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Drivers in hemp case now out of jail – but still charged – after talks with Osage County prosecutors (Tulsa World)

// Vermont House Bill Would Allow Legal Cannabis Sales Next Year (Seven Days VT)

// Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission Forces Wellspring to Cease Operations While it Addresses Violations (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Mexican Senate Report Lays Out Marijuana Legalization Considerations (Marijuana Moment)

// NE Ohio Alzheimer’s homes grapple with offering with medical marijuana (Cleveland.com)

// CBD the cannabis compound or CBD the coffee? Just ask owners of the Portland company. (Portland Press Herald)


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Monday, February 4, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, February 4, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Maine orders edibles containing CBD removed from stores (Portland Press Herald)

// Firm sues over product it says is hemp; state says it’s pot (Macon Telegraph)

// Samples didn’t test as marijuana, so entire 9-ton hemp shipment will be tested on DA orders, according to defense attorney (Tulsa World)


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// From ‘YOLO’ to ‘POT’: Weed Company Snags Coveted Stock Ticker Symbol (Merry Jane)

// Measure To Decriminalize Psilocybin Mushrooms Qualifies For Denver’s May Ballot (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana grower fibs on application deputies destroy over 22,000 plants (Cal Coast News)

// Fish help fuel bumper cannabis crops for Canadian producer (WHBL (Reuters))

// Denver is hiring a ‘cannabis process navigator’ to help entrepreneurs through city bureaucracy (Denverite)

// Pot brownies in Canada could be 10 times weaker than in several U.S. states. Here’s why some people think that could be a big problem (Hamilton Spectator)

// Where Presidential Candidate Cory Booker Stands On Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)


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Friday, February 1, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, February 1, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// World Health Organization Recommends Rescheduling Marijuana Under International Treaties (Forbes)

// Baltimore Prosecutor Files Rare Petition to Erase Cannabis Convictions (Leafly (AP))

// Attorney General backs legal cannabis market in Vermont (VT Digger)


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// Oregon Is Producing Twice As Much Cannabis As People Are Using (Oregon Public Radio)

// Oregon’s Cannabis Lab Testing System Flunks State Audit (Leafly)

// History Of Alcohol Prohibition Suggests Advantage For States That Legalize Marijuana Early (Marijuana Moment)

// Feds local police launch raids on up to 50 black-market marijuana grow houses in Denver area (Denver Post)

// Organigram Surpasses One Million Pre-Rolls Production (New Cannabis Ventures)

// A cannabis producer just topped Apple as the favorite stock among millennials (Business Insider)

// Lack of cannabis tracking data in WA sparks confusion, missed business opportunities (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Thursday, January 31, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, January 31, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Ron DeSantis walks back opposition to Florida’s medical marijuana system (Orlando Weekly)

// European cannabis products have been more popular than expected (Boston Globe)

// Cannabis edible sales could miss government’s October target: Pot czar (BNN Bloomberg)


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// AP Day: Nikki Fried announces more help for marijuana patients (Florida Politics)

// Holland man referenced in High Times pleads guilty to federal marijuana charge (Worcester Telegram)

// New Jersey Mayors Demand Automatic Marijuana Expungements If State Legalizes (Marijuana Moment)

// Starting Thursday Illinois will allow some patients to substitute medical marijuana for opioid prescriptions (Fox 2 Now St. Louis)

// Boulder trying to more closely align marijuana enforcement with liquor laws (Daily Camera)

// Unionizing Weed Workers Are Reigniting the Labor Movement (Vice)

// The Most Interesting 2019 Marijuana Bills That You Might Have Missed (Marijuana Moment)


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Wednesday, January 30, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Baltimore Will No Longer Prosecute Cannabis Possession Cases (Leafly)

// Hemp or marijuana? ISP stops truck driver with 6,701 pounds of ‘green, leafy substance’ (Idaho Statesman)

// Canopy Growth-backed pot company Slang lists on CSE, valued at $480 million (Market Watch)


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// More ‘extinction events’ for CA cannabis companies: Q&A with consultant Jackie McGowan (Marijuana Business Daily)

// What’s the Holdup, New Jersey? Squabbles Delay Legalization, Again (Leafly)

// Take a sneak peek at Denver’s newest social marijuana club about to open on the ‘Green Mile’ (Denver Channel)

// U.S. Funds With $100 Billion Explore Loans to Canadian Pot Firms (Bloomberg)

// Leaked internal document sparks questions over CA cannabis growers group’s finances, management (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canadian Cannabis Sales Rise Modestly in December (New Cannabis Ventures)

// In Photos: Canada’s First Bongspiel, a Cannabis-Infused Curling Tournament (Leafly)


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Monday, January 28, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, January 28, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Owners of Colorado marijuana retailer Sweet Leaf sentenced to prison in landmark case (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Maine’s marijuana legalization timeline goes up in smoke (Boston Herald)

// California Cannabis Labs Are Finding Toxic Metal in Vape Carts (Leafly)


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// State’s Attorney Kim Foxx announces support for legalizing pot, calls for expunging misdemeanor convictions (Chicago Tribune)

// AGLC’s licensing freeze thaws to allow 10 new retail cannabis shops (Edmonton Journal)

// Israeli cabinet approves law to allow medical cannabis exports (CNBC)

// California’s Calaveras County refunding nearly $1 million in fees to marijuana farmers (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canadian study finds benzodiazepine use in patients drops 45 percent after medical cannabis treatment (Growth Op)

// Sununu Applauds Anti-Drug Commission Opposition to Marijuana Legalization (New Hampshire Public Radio (AP))

// Mass. hands out 100th marijuana license (Worchester Telegram)


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Friday, January 11, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, January 11, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Massachusetts cannabis board plans to write regulations for marijuana cafes home delivery by summer (Mass Live)

// CEO of Canadian pot producer Aphria to step down: report (Market Watch)

// DSW Shoe Chain To Sell CBD Person Care Products (Green Market Report)


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// Lawmakers consider sealing erasing records of past cannabis convictions (Portland Press Herald)

// Cannabis panel seeks authority to scrutinize shops’ pacts with towns (Boston Globe)

// Only 1 bank in Arkansas willing to take on medical marijuana companies (THV 11 CBS)

// Former Big Pharma CEO Pleads Guilty to Opioid Kickback Racket (Merry Jane)

// Most Medical Marijuana Patients Stop Or Reduce Pharmaceutical Use With Cannabis, Survey Finds (Marijuana Moment)

// Dispensary licensing process for medical marijuana in ND beginning (Grand Forks Herald)

// Marijuana Legalization Bills Already Filed In Half A Dozen Red States For 2019 Sessions (Marijuana Moment)


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Thursday, January 10, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, January 10, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// ‘Better Than Ever’ Cannabis Coalition Hits the Ground Running (Leafly)

// Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission Unanimously Accepts Dispensary Scores (KUAR 89.1 NPR)

// Social consumption of marijuana should be allowed in Massachusetts, state committee says (Mass Live)


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// Recreational weed may spark up Michigan’s medical marijuana industry (Michigan Live)

// Study finds more than half of Michigan medical marijuana users admit to driving while high (CBS News)

// Black market cannabis is $3 cheaper per gram, Statistics Canada survey finds (Global News)

// Virginia Lawmakers Add Full Legalization To Growing List of Marijuana Bills Being Consideration (Marijuana Moment)

// Denver Unveils New System for Clearing Cannabis Convictions (Leafly (AP))

// Miami-Area Police Wrap Up 2018 by Arresting More People Than Ever for Pot (Miami New Times)

// High Times Has Some Glossy New Competition (New York Times)


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Tuesday, January 8, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Hires Former Marijuana Lobbyist As Senior Advisor (Marijuana Moment)

// Chart: Maryland’s first-year medical marijuana sales approach $100 million (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canada legalized pot in October. But its black market is still going strong. (Washington Post


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// One month after legalization, few arrested for ‘driving while high’ (WLNS 6 News)

// Vermont Senate To Fast-Track Retail Cannabis Bill, But Path Not As Clear In House (Vermont Public Radio)

// Vermont Supreme Court: Smell of Burnt Cannabis Doesn’t Justify Search (Leafly)

// GTI Enters Connecticut Medical Cannabis Market with $80 Million Acquisition (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Meet America’s first pot governor, Colorado’s Jared Polis (Colorado Sun)

// Feds To Spend $1.5 Million On Research Into Marijuana’s Lesser Known Components (Marijuana Moment)

// Rapper Redman Discovers 20-Year-Old Marijuana At Mom’s House (Marijuana Moment)



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Monday, January 7, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, January 7, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, January 7, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Inslee to pardon thousands of marijuana possession convictions (Peninsula Daily News)

// Gov. Hutchinson warns medical marijuana users on travel across state lines (Talk Business & Politics)

// This Jamaica Weed Farm Is Thriving, Despite Short Sellers’ Doubts (Bloomberg)


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// Connecticut House Speaker Pledges To Push Marijuana Legalization Forward In 2019 (Marijuana Moment)

// First medical marijuana dispensary in Ohio could open in next few weeks (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Forget stars’ homes. These tours visit pot growers and bong makers (Los Angeles Times)

// Another GOP Congressman Introduced A Marijuana Bill On The First Day Of The New Congress (Marijuana Moment)

// Hemp growers will need OLCC permit to sell in dispensaries (Bend Bulletin)

// There are only 7 retail pot licenses for an area of Ontario the size of Nova Scotia (CBC News)

// Canadian Airlines Is Instructing Passengers How To Fly With Marijuana (Fresh Toast)


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