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Friday, April 5, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, April 5, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Commission wants more scrutiny of pot company ownership (Boston Globe)

// Lawmakers Roll Out ‘Landmark’ Bill To Protect Legal Marijuana States From Federal Interference (Marijuana Moment)

// California Senate approves bill to extend temporary cannabis licenses (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Gov. Lujan Grisham signs marijuana decriminalization bill (KRQE)

// ‘It felt wrong and ridiculous’: A caregiver was banned from joining her husband inside a dispensary (Boston Globe)

// FDA Chief Explains Agency’s ‘Risk-Based Approach’ To CBD Enforcement (Marijuana Moment)

// How the Cannabis Industry Defeated Legalization in New York (Leafly)

// LA’s Struggling Cannabis Market Hiring ‘Social Equity’ Program Manager (Forbes)

// Legalization Bill Clears New Hampshire House, but Veto Expected (Leafly (AP))

// Is Legal Hemp About to Ruin America’s Outdoor Cannabis Crops? (Leafly)


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

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// First Congressional Marijuana Vote Of 2019 Officially Scheduled For Next Week (Marijuana Moment)

// Grabbing enough votes for legal weed in N.J. has ‘a ways to go,’ Murphy says (NJ.com)

// Yavapai County attorney: Arizona voters never intended to legalize marijuana extracts, edibles (Daily Courier)


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// Rice: Expungement Bill Shouldn’t be Contingent on Recreational Marijuana Legalization (Insider NJ)

// U.S. Postal Service Issues Advisory On Mailing Hemp-Derived CBD (Marijuana Moment)

// Smokable medical marijuana is legal in Florida, so why can’t patients get it yet? (WTSP 10 CBS)

// Former Health Department attorney files lawsuit against Unity Bill (Oklahomian)

// Hawaii Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Decriminalization Bill In Joint Committee Hearing (Marijuana Moment)

// NHL Alumni Study Centres on CBD, Puts THC on Ice (Leafly)

// RBC to Lend Eve & Co. $18.7 Million to Construct Cannabis Greenhouse (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Monday, March 18, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, March 18, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// SXSW Cannabis Headliner Draws Crowds and Protest (Leafly)

// Gov. Charlie Baker pushes bill to crack down on marijuana-impaired drivers (Mass Live)

// Trump White House Claims Executive Privilege Over Agency Memos on Marijuana Legalization (Reason)


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// Legalizing Marijuana With a Focus on Social Justice Unites 2020 Democrats (New York Times)

// Medical cannabis expansion bill could still be signed by governor (KOAT 7 Action News)

// As marijuana gets legalized companies drop THC testing of employees (Herald-Tribune)

// RCMP worried Hells Angels and Mafia would take over medical cannabis business internal report says (Toronto Star)

// California May Try to Fill the Gaps on Provisional Licensing (Canna Law Blog)

// Secretary of State: Voter initiative bill would apply to cannabis petition (Post Register)

// New Mexico Lawmakers Send Marijuana Decriminalization Bill To Governor (Marijuana Moment)


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Wednesday, March 13, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Alaska approves regulations for marijuana consumption in retail shops (Juneau Empire)

// We Finally Know What’s in New Jersey’s Cannabis Legalization Bill (Leafly)

// Events where cannabis is popular – like 4/20 – may now apply for a permit, SF supervisors say (San Francisco Chronicle)


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// Lawmakers Press Treasury Official On Marijuana Business Banking Access (Marijuana Moment)

// CBD Market Could Pull In $16 Billion By 2025, Says Study (Forbes)

// He took the leap into cannabis. Now everyone is following (CNN)

// Floyd Landis is back in the cycling game, and this time it’s on his own terms (ESPN)

// Acreage Holdings Q4 Pro Forma Sales Reach $23 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission hears calls for less red tape, lower-cost products (Mass Live)

// UN Organizations Unite In Call for International Drug Decriminalization (Marijuana Moment)


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Friday, March 8, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, March 8, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Three cannabis reform bills reintroduced in Congress (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cowboys’ David Irving blasts NFL’s drug policy while smoking on Instagram Live (USA Today)

// Is the NHL the future of marijuana in pro sports? Why it could be (ESPN)


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// AZ Senate unanimously passes bill to weed out moldy cannabis with testing (AZ Family)

// Florida Poised to Repeal State Ban on Smokable Cannabis (Leafly (AP))

// New Mexico House Passes Marijuana Legalization Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// Hawaii Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Decriminalization Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// First recreational marijuana store in Greater Boston granted final license from state (Mass Live)

// Elon Musk’s Security Clearance Under Review Over Pot Use (Bloomberg)

// NH Supreme Court rules worker should be reimbursed for medical marijuana (WMUR 9 (AP))


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Tuesday, March 5, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Bernie Sanders Talks Pot Legalization and Drug Reform on ‘The Breakfast Club’ (Merry Jane)

// On-site cannabis consumption rules delivered to Meyer (Alaska Journal of Commerce)

// Ontario marijuana company CannTrust seeks authorization to raise up to CA$700 million (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Former Amazon Exec to Lead Cannabis Information Provider Leafly as New CEO (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Fall River must change pot shop agreements after asking for more than state law allows (Herald News)

// CA, AZ cannabis retailers with same name headed to court over trademark (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Texas Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Gets Committee Hearing (Marijuana Moment)

// Chart: Farmer and rancher perceptions of cannabis reflect nationwide acceptance (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Key Colorado House panel advances bill that would spur marijuana capital investment (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Oklahoma medical marijuana sales keep climbing, top $7.2M (Ledger-Enquirer (AP))


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

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

// Another Caribbean nation to legalize medical cannabis, decriminalize adult use (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Denver just made a big change on social-use cannabis: It will be permanent (Denver Post)

// Tech Helps San Francisco Erase 8,000 Cannabis Convictions (Leafly (AP))


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// Fetterman: Pennsylvanians mixed on legalizing recreational pot (Trib Live)

// Iowa poll: 78 percent of adults want medical marijuana program expansion (KCRG 9 ABC)

// Limit on medical pot plants expiring (Albuquerque Journal)

// Firm that launched Colorado’s legal cannabis market wins Maine contract (Lewiston Sun Journal)

// Marijuana dispensary licenses outnumber QuikTrip and Starbucks combined (KTUL 8 ABC)

// Maryland Sets Sights on Cannabis Bills- 18 of Them (Leafly)

// Uh-Oh, California Could Run Out of Legal Cannabis by Summer (Leafly)


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Thursday, February 21, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, February 21, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Tilray to Acquire Hemp Food Company Manitoba Harvest for up to C$419 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Report: Largest marijuana firms already control most of Canada’s adult-use market (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Politicians Ask FDA For Guidance on CBD – By Friday (Green Market Report)


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// Bill that would allow smokable medical pot advances in Florida Senate (Tampa Bay Times)

// Lawmaker says SC medical marijuana bill sensible (WJBF 6 ABC)

// ‘Cannabis beauty’ is becoming a real category as Sephora, others promote CBD-infused products (CNBC)

// Maryland lawmakers to study legalizing recreational marijuana in 2020 with state law or by referendum (Baltimore Sun)

// This University of Michigan class is teaching the science of cannabis (Michigan Live)

// Two More Governors Call For Marijuana Legalization During Budget Speeches (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana Decriminalization Narrowly Rejected By North Dakota Lawmakers (Marijuana Moment)


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Thursday, January 3, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, January 3, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Commission recommends extending Massachusetts open container law to marijuana (Mass Live)

// Medical Marijuana Protected Under Democrats’ Spending Bill, But DC Blocked From Legalizing Sales (Forbes)

// Rival Democrats Hold Up Cannabis Progress in New Jersey (Leafly)


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// Iowans hope to cash in big on hemp. But they need lawmakers’ help to make it happen (Des Moines Register)

// Marijuana Decriminalization in Maryland Has Not Stopped Implicit Bias nor Institutional Racism Against Black People (The Root)

// Maryland Cannabis Operator Announces $20 Million Capital Raise to Fund Northeast Expansion (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Hain Celestial founder named cannabis company chairman (Long Island Business News)

// Vancouver’s First Licensed Cannabis Store Opens This Week (Leafly (Canadian Press))

// Gift of pot? Marijuana businesses work in Michigan law’s gray area (Detroit News)

// Study: Festival Attendees Use Different Drugs Based On Music Genre, But They All Love Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)



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

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
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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