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Wednesday, July 31, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Drink up stoners: Big Alcohol’s pursuit to make weed beverages (Verge)

// DEA ordered to explain delay in medical marijuana research application processing (Marijuana Business Daily)

// After Legalizing Marijuana, Colorado Saw ‘Significant Decrease’ In Opioid Prescriptions, Study Finds (Marijuana Moment)


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// Pennsylvania regulators strip cultivator of medical cannabis license (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Melissa Etheridge Launches Marijuana Biz In Santa Cruz County (Santa Cruz Patch)

// Chart: Cannabis investors shift from loan financing to equity investment (Marijuana Business Daily)

// More than 1,800 register for Los Angeles social equity cannabis business eligibility (Marijuana Business Daily)

// This Fall Fair in BC Has a ‘Cannabis’ Category- and the Mayor’s Judging (Leafly)

// Medical Cannabis Could Reach Louisiana Pharmacies Next Week (Leafly (AP))

// Florida Activists Clear First Hurdle To Put Marijuana Legalization On State’s 2020 Ballot (Marijuana Moment)


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Thursday, July 18, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, July 18, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// U.S. Weed Leader Curaleaf Surges on $875 Million Deal (Bloomberg)

// ‘Breakdown’ in Washington state traceability system update costs cannabis businesses thousands (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Utah drops residency restriction for medical cannabis growers (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Senate Schedules Second Cannabis Hearing For Next Week (Marijuana Moment)

// California government report finds regulators are unable to fully oversee the state’s marijuana market (Marijuana Business Daily)

// The DEA Seized Fewer Plants But Made More Pot Arrests in 2018, Report Says (Merry Jane)

// Disney World Fires Bartender for Using CBD Oil to Treat Foot Pain (Merry Jane)

// Bipartisan lawmakers offer federal bill to break medical marijuana research logjam (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Thousands Of Comments Urge FDA To Allow CBD In Foods And Supplements (Marijuana Moment)

// Does an oyster festival donation help a marijuana company comply with state law? Regulators say no. (Mass Live)


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Friday, April 26, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, April 26, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// As medical marijuana licensing board disbands chairman criticizes court intervention (Michigan Live)

// Cannabis commission vows tight scrutiny of big marijuana firms – and harsh punishments for those that break license caps (Boston Globe)

// In a first, Mass. cannabis oversight agency denies state license application (Boston Business Journal)


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// Scott lays out conditions for signing marijuana reform (My NBC 5)

// Why Weed Advocates Aren’t Happy About Joe Biden’s Candidacy (Rolling Stone)

// Aurora Cannabis exec: ‘Having a major presence in US is nonnegotiable’ (Marijuana Business Daily)

// ‘It could be your grandmother’: Typical marijuana dealer could be anyone, DEA agent says (Ohaha World-Herald)

// Senate Committee Supports ‘Home Grow’ Option for N.H.’s Medical Marijuana Program (New Hampshire Public Radio)

// Did a Cannabis Company Just Patent the Spliff? (Leafly)

// As pot flourishes in D.C., federal ban restricts use by tenants in public housing (Washington Post)


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Monday, April 1, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, April 1, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Ed Perlmutter’s Pot Banking Act Passes Committee, Moves to Full House (Denver Westword)

// Michigan judge thwarts crackdown at 50 unlicensed medical marijuana shops (Michigan Live)

// Provisional cannabis licenses will be issued when temporary licenses expire, says CDFA (Kym Kemp)


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// Massachusetts marijuana regulators investigating whether companies violated license limits (Boston Globe)

// AP Exclusive: Harris’ call for reform collides with her past (Washington Post)

// Amid backlash, Baltimore County cannabis firm drops lawsuit trying to halt Maryland from awarding new licenses (Baltimore Sun)

// A hoax ‘exclusive’ cannabis club makes a real point about legalization and privilege (Quartz)

// In pot chase, social equity meets economic reality (Commonwealth Magazine)

// Massachusetts Marijuana Regulator Talks Social Equity And The Presidential Election (Marijuana Moment)

// The DEA Wants You To Stop Calling Them About Getting Paid To Burn Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)


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Tuesday, March 26, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana Legalization Vote Cancelled Due To Lack of Support In New Jersey Senate (Marijuana Moment)

// Connecticut Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Legalization Bill In Key Committee (Marijuana Moment)

// Diversity Provisions Added To Marijuana Banking Bill Up For Congressional Vote This Week (Marijuana Moment)


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// Student pleads guilty to illegal wiretapping after live-streaming congressional staffer in meeting (Washington Post)

// ‘All the advantages are going to the big-money people’: Mass. and Boston inch forward on marijuana equity efforts (Boston Globe)

// New York State Only Pretends It Wants Diversity In Cannabis Companies (Green Market Report)

// Local crime data shows recreational pot shops are ‘good neighbors’ (Boston 25 News)

// Brookline recreational marijuana shop says lines are under control as most customers reserve ahead of time (Boston Globe)

// Louisiana Patients Demand Cannabis Be on Shelves by May 15 (Leafly (AP))

// Wanted by the DEA: Someone to Burn 1,000 Pounds of Weed Per Hour (Merry Jane)


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Thursday, August 23, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, August 23, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Law directing DOJ to review criminal marijuana cases for reductions gets green light from CA Senate (KSBY 6 NBC)

// Oklahoma judge nixes effort to block business-friendly medical marijuana rules (Marijuana Business Daily)

// In Follow-Up Move, DEA Wants More Marijuana Grown In 2018 As Well (Marijuana Moment)


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// We don’t want legal weed sold in our towns, half of N.J. residents say (NJ.com)

// Poll: Huge Majority Of Wisconsin Voters Want Marijuana Legalized (Marijuana Moment)

// Cost of new mandatory marijuana pesticide testing tough to absorb for Colorado’s growers (Marijuana Business Daily)

// State refuses to referee marijuana testing dispute (Boston Globe)

// Mass. Regulators Urge Cities Towns To Help Diversify The Marijuana Industry (WBUR 90.9)

// Wholesale Prices for Oregon’s Outdoor-Grown Cannabis Are the Lowest America Has Ever Seen (Willamette Week)

// Oregon judge tosses racketeering claim against medical marijuana grower (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Thursday, August 2, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, August 2, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Legislators From Across US Push Feds To Respect State Marijuana Laws (Marijuana Moment)

// Why This Moderate Democrat’s Recent Moves Drew Attention (Time)

// Rauner OKs allowing medical cannabis for students at school (Herald & Review)


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// Democratic Congressman Calls Marijuana A ‘Gateway Drug’ (Marijuana Moment)

// Is Facebook Shadow Banning Marijuana Pages, Including Government Ones? (Marijuana Moment)

// Nevada releases revamped design for mandated cannabis edibles symbol (Marijuana Business Daily)

// DEA Raids Green Gorilla in Texas Takes Legal CBD and $170,000 (Herb)

// Los Angeles marijuana industry still in turmoil as second licensing round begins (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canadian Cannabis Producers Decline 13% in July (New Cannabis Ventures)

// California Company Creates First CBD Oil Made From Hops, Not Cannabis or Hemp (Merry Jane)


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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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Tuesday, July 10, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Lawmakers endorse sweeping medical marijuana reforms (Portland Press Herald)

// A line in the sand:’ Medical industry won’t rule out lawsuit on medical marijuana if smokables aren’t banned from dispensaries (Tulsa World)

// Israeli Committee Clears Path To Marijuana Decriminalization (Marijuana Moment)


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// Tilray NASDAQ IPO Values Company Near $1.5 Billion (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Michigan Adds Nearly a Dozen Medical Conditions Qualifying for Marijuana (Marijuana.com (AP))

// What’s Holding Up Michigan’s Medical Marijuana Licenses? (Leafly)

// Chart: No end in sight for Florida’s rapid medical marijuana growth (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Hawaii’s Governor Sandbags Law to Allow Marijuana As Opioid Remedy (Marijuana.com)

// Here Are The Most And Least Marijuana-Friendly Newspapers, According To Science (Marijuana Moment)

// Here Are The DEA’s Newest Slang Terms for Marijuana: ‘Shoes,’ ‘My Brother,’ And More (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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