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Tuesday, December 3, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Hundreds wait in line for first day of legalized recreational marijuana sales (Detroit Free Press)

// Federal Agency Adopts Policy Letting People With Drug Convictions Work At Credit Unions (Marijuana Moment)

// Charges stand in case of shipment from Vermont hemp farm seized by NYPD (Burlington Free Press)


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// Top Drug Treatment Providers Push UK Government To Consider Decriminalization (Marijuana Moment)

// Arkansas may revoke retailers’ inactive medical pot licenses (CT Post (AP))

// Shoppers Drug Mart medical cannabis portal goes national (Winnipeg Free Press)

// SOL Global Reports $51 Million Loss (Green Market Report)

// Could Life Insurance Go Up in Smoke for Some Vapers? (New York Times (Reuters))

// Is the vape scare affecting the cannabis market? (Leafly)

// Canadian islanders angry over US mail searches (BBC News)


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Tuesday, November 19, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New Jersey Voters Will Decide On Marijuana Legalization Next Year, Senate Leaders Say (Marijuana Moment)

// Cannabis stocks are a sea of red as selloff stretches to sixth straight day (Market Watch)

// Sanders Pledges Legal Marijuana ‘In Every State’ As Biden Faces ‘Gateway Drug’ Backlash (Marijuana Moment)


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// AOC Calls For Decriminalizing The Use Of All Drugs (Marijuana Moment)

// Potential $1.7 billion adult-use cannabis market in Michigan gears up for Dec. 1 launch (Marijuana Business Daily)

// ‘Big Marijuana’ enters South Jersey as politically connected Acreage buys nonprofit (Philadelphia Inquirer)

// Health Canada OK with Hexo’s proactive fix on unlicensed cannabis cultivation (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Boston eyes total revamp of pot licensing (Boston Herald)

// How Mass. Cannabis Inspectors Keep A Watchful Eye Over The Legal Pot Industry (WBUR 90.9)

// BC offers CA$676,000 to help cannabis entrepreneurs join legal market (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Thursday, October 31, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, October 31, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Quebec passes cannabis law that will raise legal age to 21 (CBC News)

// Cannabis Council urges Ontario to ramp up number of adult-use stores citing ‘ample’ marijuana supplies (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Judge upholds Gov. Baker’s vaping ban after state health officials report 2nd death (WHDH 7 News)


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// In Random Mold Tests at 25 Denver Dispensaries 80 Percent Fail (Denver Westword)

// Majority of Pennsylvania voters want legal cannabis poll shows – just not in state stores (Pennsylvania Capital-Star)

// Wisconsin Lawmakers File Marijuana Decriminalization Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana board wrangles with unincorporated area licenses (Alaska Journal of Commerce)

// Price averages for Canadian cannabis by province (Leafly)

// Maine cannabis retailers see spike in vaporizer sales after Massachusetts vape ban (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Washington marijuana businesses report glass jars packaging seized by U.S. Customs agents (Spokesman-Review)


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Monday, October 28, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, October 28, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Superior Court Judge gives relief to medical marijuana patients vaping cannabis flower, but temporary vape ban stays in place (Mass Live)

// Bernie Sanders Open To Covering Medical Marijuana Through Medicare For All, Advisor Says (Marijuana Moment)

// Massachusetts hemp farmers say they face ruin thanks to state ban on most CBD products (Boston Globe)


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// Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds rules out executive order to ban vaping (The Gazette)

// Cannabis farmers in Western states report large crop yields, only minor challenges (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Another Cannabis Cafe Is Coming to West Hollywood in Spring 2020 (Merry Jane)

// Cannabis producer CannTrust cutting over 100 jobs, one worker in four (Global News)

// Finland’s Government Will Consider Decriminalizing Marijuana In Response To Citizen Petition (Marijuana Moment)

// Health officials: 81% of Michigan’s vape-related lung injuries involved THC (Detroit Free Press)

// SXSW Announces Two Dozen Marijuana Panels For 2020 Festival (Marijuana Moment)


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Tuesday, October 15, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// FBI probing potential public corruption in California capital’s marijuana industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// California Governor Signs Marijuana Tax Fairness Bill But Vetoes Cannabis In Hospitals (Forbes)

// Colorado marijuana regulators finalizing ban on certain additives in cannabis vape products (Denver Post)


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// What glut? Cannabis prices rise as oversupply worries ease (Mail Tribune)

// On-site smoking of marijuana one step closer after Anchorage Assembly kicks questions to voters (Anchorage Daily News)

// Vape shops closing in response to Oregon’s temporary ban on flavored vaping products (KATU 2 News)

// Vermont farm offering pick-your-own hemp experience (My NBC 5)

// Jurors revolt, refuse to consider felony charges for cannabis (Leafly)

// Pesticide maker bans its own product due to cannabis stigma (Leafly)

// Scotland’s Ruling Party Unanimously Backs Drug Decriminalization Measure (Marijuana Moment)


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

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

// Viral video shows police giving weed back to driver under new guidelines (WSB-TV 2 Atlanta)

// Local Police Struggling to Make Minor Marijuana Arrests (NBC Miami)

// Majority Of Americans Support Decriminalizing All Drugs, Poll Finds (Marijuana Moment)


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// Hundreds Of Companies Sign Letter Calling For Marijuana Descheduling To Prevent Vaping Injuries (Marijuana Moment)

// Connecticut senator seeks 4-month moratorium on vaping sales (Hartford Courant)

// Marijuana Policy Project Publishes Cannabis Vaping Report (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Group sues Massachusetts over marijuana vaping, e-cigarette ban (Marijuana Business Daily)

// The United States of Cannabis Reveals Each State’s Distinct Cannabis Identity (Green Market Report)

// Marijuana enthusiasts queue around the block as America’s first cannabis cafe Lowell Farms opens (Sky Statement)

// San Diego cracking down on marijuana billboards but loosening other rules (San Diego Union-Tribune)


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Wednesday, October 2, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana Arrests Increased Again Last Year Despite More States Legalizing, FBI Data Shows (Forbes)

// Lawmaker says Pennsylvania should sell marijuana at state stores (ABC 27 News)

// Congressional Bill Would Protect Students From Losing Financial Aid Over Drug Convictions (Marijuana Moment)


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// The vaping crisis won’t bring down pot stocks: Raymond James (CanTech Letter)

// Chart: Marijuana vape sales rebounding in some key markets – for now (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Poll suggests Californians want more adult-use marijuana stores (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Nevada governor names head of new cannabis regulatory panel (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Indianapolis Will Stop Prosecuting Minor Pot Crimes Immediately (Merry Jane)

// NJ Announces First Vaping-Related Death in State (NBC 10 Philadelphia)

// Michigan roadside drug testing pilot program expands to all counties (Michigan Live)


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Wednesday, September 11, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Federal Health Agencies Say Researchers Should Test Marijuana From Dispensaries (Marijuana Moment)

// California marijuana banking bill dies but might return in 2020 (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Tilray Taps Cowen and Company to Sell up to $400 Million in Stock (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Michigan dispensary swaps cannabis vape cartridges for e-cigs (Marijuana Business Daily)

// New York requiring vaping warnings for medical cannabis stores (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Oregon Voters Could See Measure To Decriminalize All Drugs On 2020 Ballot (Marijuana Moment)

// Chart: Utah’s medical marijuana patient pool may start small grow slowly (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Anti-cannabis governor targets hemp saying plant too close for police (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Embattled Massachusetts mayor ousted by city council (SF Gate (AP))

// Ethics Commission Denies Anti-Marijuana Group’s Request To Hide Donor Information (Marijuana Moment)


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Thursday, August 29, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, August 29, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// 10,872 New Yorkers to See Their Marijuana Convictions Disappear (New York Times)

// Washington State Bans CBD in Food and Beverages (Leafly)

// Bodycam Footage Shows Police Killing Unarmed Suspect in Black Market Weed Raid (Merry Jane)


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// Green Thumb Revenues Grow 228% to $44 Million (Green Market Report)

// Crime Rates Drop After Marijuana Dispensaries Open Nearby, Study Finds (Marijuana Moment)

// Michigan medical marijuana operator faces prison time (Marijuana Business Daily)

// We know Mayor Buttigieg’s drug decriminalization plan works – ask Portugal (The Hill)

// Statistics Show Accidental Cannabis Consumption is Insignificant (Cannabis Now)

// Counterfeit Weed Vape Cartridges Are Everywhere – and They’re Making People Sick (Rolling Stone)

// Florida medical cannabis licensing issue heads to state Supreme Court (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Monday, August 26, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, August 26, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Whole Cannabis Flower Relieves Pain More Than Other Weed Products, Study Shows (Merry Jane)

// Five months after opening, Brookline’s marijuana store is still one of America’s busiest – and not everyone is thrilled (Boston Globe)

// Chocolate Complicates Marijuana Edibles Potency Testing, Scientists Find (Marijuana Moment)


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// ‘We’ve put ourselves on the map’: Thousands flock to Oklahoma City for High Times Cannabis Cup (Tulsa World)

// Floridians overwhelmingly support legalizing recreational marijuana, top pollster finds (Florida Politics)

// California Says Its Cannabis Revenue Has Fallen Short Of Estimates, Despite Gains (Oregon Public Broadcasting)

// Pot Vape Race Heats Up as Store Count Grows: Cannabis Weekly (Bloomberg)

// Massachusetts Department of Revenue can withhold data on local marijuana tax distributions, state rules (Mass Live)

// Dixie Elixirs CEO Talks Partnership With AriZona Iced Tea and More (Denver Westword)

// Buttigieg Pledges To Decriminalize Possession Of All Drugs In First Term As President (Marijuana Moment)


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