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Monday, December 2, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, December 2, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Poet busted for pot in 1969 makes 1st purchase of legal recreational weed in Michigan (ABC News)

// DEA Finalizes Plan To Grow 3.2 Million Grams Of Marijuana In 2020 (Marijuana Moment)

// ‘Incredibly low’: Only 118 pardons granted for pot possession in first 4 months (CBC News)


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// Ontario Cannabis Store deletes Black Friday tweet ‘in consultation’ with federal regulator (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer Calls For Extended Hemp Regulations Comment Period (Marijuana Moment)

// RIP: Federal Medical-Marijuana Patient George McMahon (Celeb Stoner)

// WeedMD to Acquire Starseed for $78 Million in Stock (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Is Hemp CBD Really Unlawful in California? (Canna Law Blog)

// 4Front Announces Third Quarter 2019 Financial Results (Benzinga)

// Nearly 100 Cities Are Considering Decriminalizing Psychedelics, Map Shows (Marijuana Moment)


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

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

// Chart: Oklahoma medical marijuana sales far exceed expectations (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Congress takes a historic first step on national cannabis legalization (Leafly)

// Colorado Supreme Court Rules Convicts Can Use Medical Weed While on Probation (Merry Jane)


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// LA Cannabis Director Says Audit of Social Equity Program to Begin (NBC Los Angeles)

// Are you getting the CBD you paid for? We put 47 products to the test (Leafly)

// DA likely to drop case clouded by marijuana-hemp confusion (ABC Fox Montana)

// Curaleaf Q3 Revenue Grows 189% to $61.8 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// 94% of Holders Opt to Convert Aurora Cannabis Debt (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Investors Remain Confident in Cannabis Industry (Cision PR Newswire)

// Michigan awards first marijuana licenses paving, way for Dec. 1 sales (Detroit Free Press)


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

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

// Quebec passes cannabis law that will raise legal age to 21 (CBC News)

// Cannabis Council urges Ontario to ramp up number of adult-use stores citing ‘ample’ marijuana supplies (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Judge upholds Gov. Baker’s vaping ban after state health officials report 2nd death (WHDH 7 News)


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// In Random Mold Tests at 25 Denver Dispensaries 80 Percent Fail (Denver Westword)

// Majority of Pennsylvania voters want legal cannabis poll shows – just not in state stores (Pennsylvania Capital-Star)

// Wisconsin Lawmakers File Marijuana Decriminalization Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana board wrangles with unincorporated area licenses (Alaska Journal of Commerce)

// Price averages for Canadian cannabis by province (Leafly)

// Maine cannabis retailers see spike in vaporizer sales after Massachusetts vape ban (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Washington marijuana businesses report glass jars packaging seized by U.S. Customs agents (Spokesman-Review)


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Monday, October 21, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, October 21, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Judge says decision on Baker vaping ban expected Monday (Boston Herald)

// Montana judge halts temporary flavored vaping ban (Charlotte Observer (AP))

// State has no labs licensed to test medical cannabis, despite law requiring proof of testing (Tulsa World)


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// Federal Court Dismisses Suit Against DEA Over Marijuana Growing Applications (Marijuana Moment)

// Can A Judge Tell A Coloradan On Probation Not To Consume Medical Marijuana? The Colorado Supreme Court Is Now Facing That Question (Colorado Public Radio)

// Slow rollout in marijuana sales costs Maine revenue and jobs (Sky Statement)

// Illegal vapes traced to California woman who was CBD pioneer (Alabama News Network (AP))

// Upstate NY hemp farmer thinks thieves are mistaking his crop for marijuana (Eyewitness News ABC 7)

// Former VA Secretary Who Oversaw Marijuana Research Blockade Now Backs Cannabis Studies For Veterans (Marijuana Moment)

// Citizen Video Surfaces of NYPD Officer Allegedly Planting Weed on Suspect (Merry Jane)


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Friday, October 18, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, October 18, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Oregon appeals court halts governor’s vaping ban on flavored tobacco products (Oregon Live)

// Northeast governors explore regional standards for vaping, e-cigarette products (Politico)

// Jamaica’s government wants to talk to Trump about marijuana (Boston Globe)


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// $1.1 billion worth of cannabis sold in Canada’s first year of legalization (Leafly)

// Weed Edibles Are Finally Legal in Canada, But They’re Still Not for Sale (Merry Jane)

// Expunging marijuana convictions would be easy under new Michigan bill (Detroit Metro Times)

// Buying cannabis licenses on secondary market more of a sure bet than applying for state business permits (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Report: Draft law to legalize recreational cannabis in Mexico handed to Senate commissions (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Dionymed Implodes As CEO COO Resign, Creditor Demands $24 Million (Green Market Report)

// Chicago’s Black Leaders Voice Equity Concerns Over New Illinois Marijuana Law (Huffington Post)


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Tuesday, October 15, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// FBI probing potential public corruption in California capital’s marijuana industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// California Governor Signs Marijuana Tax Fairness Bill But Vetoes Cannabis In Hospitals (Forbes)

// Colorado marijuana regulators finalizing ban on certain additives in cannabis vape products (Denver Post)


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// What glut? Cannabis prices rise as oversupply worries ease (Mail Tribune)

// On-site smoking of marijuana one step closer after Anchorage Assembly kicks questions to voters (Anchorage Daily News)

// Vape shops closing in response to Oregon’s temporary ban on flavored vaping products (KATU 2 News)

// Vermont farm offering pick-your-own hemp experience (My NBC 5)

// Jurors revolt, refuse to consider felony charges for cannabis (Leafly)

// Pesticide maker bans its own product due to cannabis stigma (Leafly)

// Scotland’s Ruling Party Unanimously Backs Drug Decriminalization Measure (Marijuana Moment)


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Wednesday, October 9, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// MedMen and PharmaCann terminate $682 million cannabis merger; MedMen CFO ousted (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Citing ‘consistent failure,’ Aleafia nixes cannabis supply deal with Aphria (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Montana temporarily bans flavored e-cigarettes (CT Post (AP))


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// Thousands qualify for Denver’s marijuana conviction expungement program; few apply (Denver Channel 7 ABC)

// Mayor Lori Lightfoot holds first meeting on recreational marijuana sales (ABC 7 Chicago)

// Even without reform, banks increasingly serving marijuana industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// It’s Official: Legal Weed Does Not Lead to Increased Crime, Study Confirms (Merry Jane)

// Medical Cannabis Helps Chronic Pain Patients Get Off Opioids, Study Shows (Merry Jane)

// More Senators Are Demanding That FDA Speed Up CBD Regulations (Marijuana Moment)

// 5 Reasons Why Cannabis Should Be Legally Allowed to Move Between States (Merry Jane)


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Friday, September 13, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, September 13, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Officers Said They Smelled Pot. The Judge Called Them Liars. (New York Times)

// Chart: Sales fall for adult-use cannabis vape products on heels of health scare (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana regulators tweak body camera and home delivery rules delay final vote on new regulations (Mass Live)


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// Florida Attorney General says recreational marijuana amendment is too long (WFLA 8 NBC News)

// Hemp company offers to drop lawsuit if Idaho returns hemp, allow interstate commerce (Cherokee Tribune & Ledger News)

// Legal Marijuana Is A ‘Positive Amenity’ For New Colorado Residents, Study Finds (Marijuana Moment)

// Vape Death Pushes Oregon to Call for Cannabis Product Review (Leafly (AP))

// Mass. Cannabis Commission to require detailed labeling of pot vapes (Boston Herald)

// Researchers Accuse DEA Of Using Delay Tactics To Avoid Approving Marijuana Farms (Marijuana Moment)

// Medicine Man Technologies to Buy Colorado Edibles Company Canyon for $5.13 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Tuesday, September 10, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// After Fall River bribery indictment, Baker joins calls to change local marijuana rules (Boston Globe)

// EXCLUSIVE: Jamaica readies rules for commercial medical cannabis exports (Marijuana Business Daily)

// No major marijuana sales impact seen from vaping illness outbreak as MJ retailers focus on consumer education (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Medicine Man Technologies Continues To Add To Portfolio, Spends $100M in Two Weeks (Green Market Report)

// Weed Stereotypes Still Exist Thanks to the Media, New Research Shows (Merry Jane)

// Cannabis Control Commission suspends six licenses of Nova Farms, LLC (WWLP 22 News)

// Politico Pro Is Launching a Cannabis Policy Vertical (Washingtonian)

// Only 44 Canadians have been given cannabis pardons under new system (Global News)

// These Cops Are Seizing Cash from People Who Smell Like Weed Before They Fly to California (Vice)

// Sick and Elderly Missouri Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Jail for Growing Weed (Merry Jane)


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Thursday, September 5, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, September 5, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Amid Vaping Crackdown, Michigan to Ban Sale of Flavored E-Cigarettes (New York Times)

// Another Patient Has Died From Lung Disease After Vaping (New York Times)

// Quebec Doesn’t Want Cannabis-Infused Beverages to Taste Too Good (Leafly)


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// Medicine Man Technologies to Buy Colorado Harvest for $12.5 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Competition heated for Missouri medical cannabis dispensary licenses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Aurora Cannabis Unloads TGOD Shares For $86 Million (Green Market Report)

// Minnesota Voters Tell House And Senate They Want Marijuana Legalized In Separate Polls (Marijuana Moment)

// Nation’s failed weed war turned blacks into prisoners and whites into moguls (USA Today)

// Vancouver Island fair includes new category: best home-grown pot (CTV News (Canadian Press))

// Nevada marijuana sales rise to $639 million in fiscal 2019 (Marijuana Business Daily)


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