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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// It will likely be a ‘matter of years’ until cannabis cafes open in Massachusetts (Boston.com)

// Pennsylvania Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Decriminalization Bill In Committee Vote (Marijuana Moment)

// State places ‘administrative hold’ on Anne Arundel cannabis grower’s products (Baltimore Fishbowl)


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// No ‘spooktacular’ weed show. Cannabis Cup has ghosted Sacramento at the last minute (Sacramento Bee)

// Tilray Uses Stock to Acquire Chilean Distribution Partner (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Walmart Canada Explores Selling Cannabis-Infused Products (Forbes)

// MA marijuana business to use medical inventory to support recreational sales (Marijuana Business Daily)

// New legislation could boost New Jersey’s medical cannabis patient population (Marijuana Business Daily)

// The Marijuana Election Has Already Begun. No Need To Wait Until November 6 To Vote On Cannabis (Marijuana Moment)

// Nevada pot sales start new fiscal year with monthly record (Western Mass News (AP))


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Tuesday, October 9, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, October 9, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Support for Cannabis Legalization Grows to 62% (Leafly)

// Denver cannabis retail chain Sweet Leaf owners strike deal to pay fine give up licenses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Second medical marijuana board meeting added as crack down looms (Michigan Live)


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// Chart: Canadian cannabis companies’ market caps rise into the 11 figures (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Trend halted: Medical marijuana patient growth accelerates in Canada (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Policy adviser recommends its Florida school district clients not adopt medical marijuana rules (Tampa Bay Times)

// High Schoolers Are Growing More Tolerant Of Peers Who Use Marijuana Study Shows (Marijuana Moment)

// Pennsylvania Lawmakers To Vote On Marijuana Decriminalization This Week (Marijuana Moment)

// Colorado pilot fired says he didn’t know candy was marijuana edible (9 News NBC)

// Why can’t Massachusetts medical marijuana labs also test recreational pot? (Mass Live)


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Tuesday, September 4, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// A Top House Republican Questions Jeff Sessions’s Anti-Marijuana Moves (Marijuana Moment)

// AG Healey changes decision, says towns can’t ban medical marijuana (WCVB 5 ABC)

// Backlog of Oregon marijuana license applications could take a year to process (KDRV 12 ABC)


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// NYPD lightens up on marijuana arrests (NY Daily News)

// Senators Press Trump Cabinet Members To Expand Marijuana Research (Marijuana Moment)

// Judge douses attempt by Missouri medical marijuana backer to toss competing ballot question (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

// BioTrackTHC system issues disrupt Illinois cannabis sales (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Utah Medical Marijuana Campaign Exposes Opponents’ Misleading Push Poll (Marijuana Moment)

// Health Canada spending $100M on cannabis education over 6 years (CBC News)

// Number of medical marijuana entrepreneurs higher than anticipated (Muskogee Phoenix)


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

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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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Tuesday, July 31, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Georgia’s High Court Removes Marijuana Possession Penalties (Marijuana Moment)

// Federal government set to approve first device for testing drivers’ saliva for cannabis (National Post)

// Massachusetts marijuana regulator Shaleen Title on the industry’s slow rollout and what comes next (Boston.com)


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// Pa. lawmaker to introduce bill to legalize marijuana (ABC 27)

// Scythian Biosciences to Enter Florida Medical Cannabis Market with C$136.5 Million Acquisition (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Police Say Colorado’s Black Market is Run by Mexican Cartels, But They Have Little Proof (Herb)

// Chart: Wholesale marijuana prices on the upswing in Nevada amid growing demand (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Financial hurdles stymie diversity in Massachusetts recreational cannabis industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// 80 days from marijuana legalization, retail rollout is still hazy (Financial Post)

// Cannabis Farmers Will Qualify For Some Federal Funding (Forbes)


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Monday, July 30, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, July 30, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Oklahoma regulators move to drop controversial medical cannabis rules (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ontario to Revamp Cannabis Regs, Allow Private Retailers (Leafly)

// Christian Bax quits as state’s top medical marijuana regulator (Florida Politics)


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// First tests are in, and 1 in 5 marijuana samples in California isn’t making grade (OC Register)

// Employment Rights For Marijuana Consumers Would Be Protected Under New Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// These 20 people are going to help figure out what to do with weed cases in N.J. (NJ.com)

// R.I. dispensaries begin selling to out-of-state customers (Providence Journal)

// Nevada marijuana dispensary owner says best customers skew older (Las Vegas Sun)

// Records show marijuana charges convictions fall more heavily on black Virginians (Daily Press)

// Black Lawmakers: Marijuana Decrim Is ‘Must-Do’ In First 100 Days of Democratic Congress (Marijuana Moment)


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Wednesday, July 25, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// N.J. won’t prosecute many weed cases until September. It’s a big step toward legalization. (NJ.com)

// N.J. health commissioner: We need more medical marijuana dispensaries to meet demand | Opinion (NJ.com)

// N.M. Medical Cannabis Program Surging Toward $100 Million in 2018 (Globe Newswire)


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// Marijuana testing lab not among 7 licenses before Cannabis Control Commission (MassLive)

// Terp Town’ Fire Rips Through California’s Most Coveted Cannabis (Leafly)

// Why Marijuana Consumers Have Smaller Waistlines Than Non-Users (Marijuana Moment)

// Watch Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard And Other Federal Reps File New Marijuana Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// West Virginia Congressional Candidate Running On Marijuana Gets Political Boost (Marijuana Moment)

// Sweet Leaf granted temporary reprieve from destroying its Denver cannabis (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Outgoing Boston Police Commissioner William Evans is gifted bong by Boston Public Radio’s Jim Braude and Margery Eagan (MassLive)


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Monday, July 23, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, July 23, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// California CBD industry scrambles to adjust to food rule ‘roller coaster’ (Hemp Industry Daily)

// New Jersey Attorney General says Jersey City Can’t Decriminalize Marijuana (Marijuana.com)

// Vermont marijuana: ‘Gifting’ delivery businesses crop up (Burlington Free Press)


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// Billy Caldwell’s mum begs health bosses to let her keep medicinal cannabis at home (The Sun)

// Massachusetts Lawmakers Look to Address Hidden Costs of Marijuana Business (NBC Boston 10)

// Slow rollout of pot sales clouds marijuana tax forecast (Boston.com (AP))

// Canadian Cannabis Retailer Secures $35 Million Loan from First Nation Band (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Tennessee GOP Governor Candidate Puts Trump In Medical Marijuana Ad (Marijuana Moment)

// The 5 Largest Cannabis Grow Operations in the United States (MG Retailer)

// 112000-Square-Foot Marijuana Dispensary Complex Near Strip Seeks to ‘Out-Vegas Vegas’ (Casino.com)


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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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Monday, June 18, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, June 18, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Texas Republican Party Endorses Marijuana Decriminalization (Forbes)

// Marijuana abundance driving price downward (Curry Coastal Pilot)

// Marijuana jobs in limbo after R.I. lawmakers strike dispensary expansion from budget (Providence Journal)


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// Epileptic boy to be given cannabis treatment previously banned by Home Office (Sky News)

// Cannabis Investors Embrace Green Thumb Industries After Avoiding MedMen (Forbes)

// Cannabis industry a growing political force beneath the Gold Dome in Denver (Colorado Springs Gazette)

// Oregon Appeals Court Rejects Restrictions Imposed by County on Marijuana Growers (Marijuana.com (AP))

// Survey of oncologists finds knowledge gap on medical marijuana (Harvard Gazette)

// Canadian cannabis companies ink CA$880 million in funding deals in 14 days (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Denver police cited 31 people on marijuana tour buses today (Denverite)


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