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

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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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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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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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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, March 9, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, March 9, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Senate Could Vote To Let Marijuana Businesses Use Banks This Week (Forbes)

// Legislature slashing Health Dep’t pay because of medical marijuana delays (Florida Politics)

// To Encourage Minority Ownership, Maryland House Votes to Expand Grow Licenses (Marijuana.com (AP))


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// Israel’s parliament unanimously votes to progress cannabis decriminalisation (Independent)

// Canadian Company Acquires Arizona Medical Marijuana Company For $15M (KJZZ)

// North Carolina agriculture chief blasts DEA over hemp confusion (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Skeptical of LED lights, marijuana growers decry lighting efficiency rule (Boston Globe)

// NCIA trying to unify state marijuana trade associations, but is competition on the horizon? (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Small marijuana firms are being ‘locked out’ of Canada’s industry, lawmaker charges (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Wholesale cannabis prices tumbled in 2017 – and they have yet to hit rock bottom (Cannabist)


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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// The Drug Industry’s Triumph Over the DEA (Washington Post)

// MassRoots Board Removes CEO Isaac Dietrich (Forbes)

// Black Adults Are 7 Times More Likely to Be Arrested for Pot Than White Adults in Philadelphia Suburbs (NBC Philadelphia)


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// Legal marijuana is saving lives in Colorado, study finds (Washington Post)

// Three finalists named for cannabis commission director (Boston Globe)

// Board aims for early 2018 to issue marijuana cultivation licenses (THV 11)

// TSX Threatens to Delist Canadian Companies with U.S. Cannabis Operations (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Chart: 42% of marijuana business owners plan to expand into new markets (Marijuana Business Daily)

// New Hampshire Marijuana Study Commission To Hold First Meeting (Marijuana Moment)

// Rebuked, ex-Wolf adviser suspends sale of marijuana company (The Inquirer)


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Monday, October 9, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, October 9, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// DEA Report: Marijuana Seizures Increased By 20 Percent In 2016 (NORML Blog)

// Marijuana Is A Big Issue In Next Month’s Elections (Marijuana Moment)

// First billboard ads for a marijuana dispensary will go up Monday (Boston Globe)


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// Biggest chunk of Oregon’s $108M pot revenue will be distributed to school fund (KATU 2 News)

// Texarkana’s first doctor to OK pot prescriptions will be stricter than law (Texarkana Gazette)

// Massachusetts farmers hope to keep marijuana business local (Mass Live)

// Data Dive: Breaking Down Maryland’s Medical Cannabis Industry By Race & Gender (Leafly)

// Canada Post To Start Delivering Marijuana (MLT Blog)

// Californians will be able to smoke and vape weed in parks, on beaches, decides gov (Cannabist)

// Hurricanes Marijuana Affecting Local Florists (Flathead Beacon)


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Wednesday, October 4, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New acting Drug Enforcement Administration chief appointed (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Interior Alaska voters strongly reject proposed pot bans (News Miner)

// Special session ends abruptly after Republican state senators reject second of two bills to fix Colorado pot-tax error (Denver Post)


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// First Maryland medical cannabis crop grown, but not yet for sale (Baltimore Sun)

// FDA To Review Medical Claims About Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)

// Trudeau Proposes C$1 a Gram Tax on Canada’s Recreational Pot (Bloomberg)

// Given a Monopoly on Ontario Store Product, Licensed Producers Push for Online Sales (Leafly)

// San Diego legalizes local supply chain for marijuana (San Diego Union-Tribune)

// 3 months into recreational marijuana sales, Nevada dispensaries experience pot shortage (My News 4)

// Pennsylvania medical marijuana program on track, but legal issues loom (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Wednesday, September 27, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// DEA administrator plans to step down (Washington Post)

// Do not tell U.S. border guards that you’ve smoked pot, despite what some say: lawyer (Global News)

// Mass. pot czar to push ‘strong economic benefits’ of dispensaries to towns (Boston Globe)


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// Pot Farmer to Neighbors: Chill Out. Neighbors: No. (New York Times)

// Almost half of Canadians willing to try cannabis-infused food: study (Chronicle Herald)

// Marijuana Should Be Available At Private Retailers, Two-Thirds Of Canadians Say (Huffington Post)

// Aurora Cannabis a billion-dollar pot producer posts $6M in revenue (Calgary Herald)

// Colorado marijuana edibles makers bracing for new standards (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis Legalization Boosts Property Values, Study Says (Leafly)

// Georgia Tech sports teams consider changes to policies on marijuana and other drugs (Cannabist)


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