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Monday, August 13, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, August 13, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Massachusetts Wants People Harmed By The Drug War To Sell Legal Marijuana. How’s It Going So Far? (Forbes)

// Workplace Deaths Drop After States Legalize Medical Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)

// Trump Tariffs Set To Hit Cannabis Industry (Forbes)


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// Medical marijuana commission alerts patients to how best to report negative reactions (Baltimore Sun)

// Cannabis industry grows as source of campaign funds (Sante Fe New Mexican)

// 91 Percent of Australians Support Medical Cannabis Legalization (Herb)

// Legal Weed: California Lawmakers Leave Many Marijuana Policies in Suspense (Marijuana.com)

// Marijuana Dispensaries Have Yet to Open on Big Island (U.S. News & World Report (AP))

// First FDA-Approved Cannabis Medicine Epidiolex to Cost $32,500 a Year (Herb)

// Elizabeth Warren stands by claim that US criminal justice system is ‘racist’ (Mass Live)


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Wednesday, August 8, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Green the Vote board members admit recreational marijuana petition numbers were inflated (KJRH 2 NBC)

// Ruling Rejects Limits On Medical Marijuana Businesses (WUSF)

// North Dakota Likely To Vote On Marijuana Legalization In November (Marijuana Moment)


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// Anti-Marijuana Funder Says Jailing Of Grandmother For Medical Cannabis No ‘Big Deal’ (Marijuana Moment)

// CBD Outrage: 36 Hours in Jail for CBD Oil Sold at Grocery Store (Leafly)

// Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office No Longer Pursuing Charges Against People Arrested With Small Amounts of Marijuana (NBC 10)

// Mass. lawmaker: Losing jobs over cannabis is ‘counter-productive’ (Boston 25 News)

// Pueblo dispensaries adjust to dropping marijuana prices (KRDO)

// Congressional Ban On D.C. Marijuana Sales Drives Arrests New Police, Data Suggests (Marijuana Moment)

// Regulators prohibit new medical marijuana dispensary licenses in Billings, Montana (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Wednesday, August 1, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Molson Coors to Form Cannabis Beverage JV with Canadian Producer Hydropothecary (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Charges dropped against 6 defendants in $1M cannabis raid in Detroit (WXYZ ABC 7)

// Detroit just put a limit on the number of pot shops allowed in the city (Detroit Free Press)


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// Ohio Issues First License For Large-scale Medical Marijuana Cultivation (91.3 WYSO)

// Marijuana Use Will No Longer Be Prosecuted In Manhattan (Marijuana Moment)

// Supermajority of Americans Want Legalization, Harris Poll Finds (Leafly)

// PA unveils 13 medical marijuana grower/processor licenses; flower sales set (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Colorado Legalization Didn’t Increase Teen Marijuana Use, Another Study Finds (Marijuana Moment)

// Second voluntary cannabis product recall issued in California (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Over-production Of California Cannabis Affects Scotts Miracle-Gro Cannabis Segment (Green Market Report)


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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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Wednesday, June 20, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Breaking News: Canadian Senate Passes the Cannabis Act Locking In Legalization (Leafly)

// Stung by a Boy’s Suffering U.K. Reviews Medical Marijuana Rules (New York Times)

// Leadership of Drug Enforcement Administration turning over again (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// The first recreational marijuana licenses in Mass. could be granted Thursday (Boston Globe)

// Advocates: De Blasio marijuana plan won’t end racial disparities (City & State New York)

// Chalice Festival Founder Sues Bureau of Cannabis Control After Permit Denial (High Times)

// Congressional Bill Would Allow Marijuana Use in Public Housing (Marijuana Moment)

// Key advocacy group Marijuana Policy Project confronts leadership funding challenges (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Vermont State Police prepares troopers for marijuana legalization (My Champlain Valley)

// Bhang to Raise up to $10 Million Ahead of Going Public in Canada (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Friday, June 8, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, June 8, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// With Trump’s Support, STATES Act Could End Nationwide Cannabis Prohibition (Leafly)

// Amended Cannabis Act Passes Senate, Heads Back to House of Commons for Final Approval (Leafly)

// Senators Approve Medical Marijuana For Military Veterans (Marijuana Moment)


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// Medical marijuana commissioner says he was bribed by applicant, didn’t take it (THV 11 CBS)

// No More Arrests For Selling Small Amounts Of Marijuana In Minneapolis (NPR)

// Shock, Disappointment From Marijuana Advocates Industry Over Hickenlooper’s Vetoes (Colorado Public Radio)

// New Data Shows Smoking Marijuana Is A Dying Trend (Forbes)

// California Weed Dispensaries Can Legally Sell Customer Information to Data Brokers (Motherboard)

// Cannabis Investment Fund Phyto Partners Raises $14 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Detroit takes another run at medical marijuana ordinance (Michigan Radio)


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Thursday, May 31, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, May 31, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Why many Michigan medical marijuana businesses won’t have to close (Detroit Free Press)

// OLCC pauses processing recreational marijuana licenses (Bend Bulletin)

// Congress Will Consider These Marijuana Amendments Next Week (Marijuana Moment)


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// The Jeff Sessions Cannabis Crackdown Has Arrived- And It’s Awesome (Leafly)

// Los Angeles Files Charges Against Dozens of Unlicensed Cannabis Businesses (Leafly)

// They Let Their 15-Year-Old Son Smoke Pot to Stop His Seizures. Georgia Took Him Away. (New York Times)

// Top New York Lawmaker: Expunge Convictions if Cannabis Goes Legal (Leafly (AP))

// Southern Africa becomes magnet for Canadian medical cannabis investments (Marijuana Business Daily)

// To Make Dank Beer, Brewers Forced to Get Creative (Leafly)

// United Nations Panel Releases First-Ever Review of Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)


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Monday, May 21, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, May 21, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// EXCLUSIVE: De Blasio to tell NYPD to stop arresting New Yorkers for smoking pot in public (New York Daily News)

// Judge dismisses most of CannAscend lawsuit challenging Ohio medical marijuana grow licenses (Cleveland.com)

// US attorney in Oregon will address marijuana trafficking (KATU 2 (AP))


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// California Proposes Extending Temporary Cannabis Licensing (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Marijuana Isn’t Addictive Former A.G. Eric Holder Says (Marijuana Moment)

// Africa Receives It’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary (Civilized)

// The Looming Canadian Cannabis Shortage (New Cannabis Ventures)

// New Excise Tax Puts Blackmarket Cannabis Producers on Notice (Leafly)

// Why anti-marijuana group wants Michigan to legalize weed (Detroit Free Press)

// State Board Certifies Ohio Petition to Legalize Cannabis (Leafly (AP))


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Thursday, April 26, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, April 26, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Sessions Admits There ‘May Well Be Some Benefits From Medical Marijuana’ (Marijuana Moment)

// Cannabis Cultivation Will Be A Race To The Bottom (Forbes)

// This anti-weed member of the Kennedy family cashes in on opioid-addiction (Herb)


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// More older Americans are smoking marijuana (Washington Post)

// British Columbia under pressure to pass key cannabis legislation within days (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Gardner To Bring Bipartisan Cannabis Bill To Senate Floor (Colorado Public Radio)

// Bill to expunge marijuana convictions goes to Illinois House floor (WQAD 8)

// Oregon marijuana: Lots of data, few to analyze and check it (SF Gate (AP))

// Washington state cannabis businesses want mandatory pesticide testing, worrying small growers (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis Publisher Dope Media Raises $875K (New Cannabis Ventures)


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

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

// LePage will need to flip votes to sustain veto of the recreational marijuana bill (Portland Press Herald)

// Pa. health secretary approves access to whole plant for medical marijuana patients (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

// Rohrabacher Pushes New Marijuana Bill In Wake of Trump Pledge (Marijuana Moment)


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// Republicans eye getting in front of marijuana legalization (Michigan Radio)

// Alaska House votes to limit access to marijuana convictions (Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (AP))

// Medical marijuana question fails to reach 2018 ballot in South Dakota (Argus Leader)

// GOP Senate Candidates Debate Medical Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)

// Ann Arbor may limit marijuana dispensaries after 30-plus seek OK (MLive)

// Chart: Minnesota medical marijuana patient count rises with approval of PTSD, pain (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Athletes are leading cannabis into the mainstream (SB Nation)


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