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Thursday, February 7, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, February 7, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Attorney General Nominee Reiterates Marijuana Pledge In Meeting With Senator (Marijuana Moment)

// Maryland Lawmakers Introducing Legislation to End Cannabis Prohibition in Maryland (Cannabis Business Times)

// The First Marijuana Hearing Of The New Congress Has Been Scheduled (Forbes)


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// Nebraska state senators file ballot initiative to legalize medical marijuana (The Hill)

// Republican sponsors of medical marijuana bill optimistic about chances of success (Tennessean)

// Momentum to tax and regulate cannabis grows in House (VT Digger)

// Nevada’s Clark County punts on marijuana consumption lounge talks (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Agriculture Comm. Fried Appoints Holly Bell To Be New Cannabis Director (CBS Miami)

// Number of medical marijuana patients rising exponentially in Oklahoma (Fox 25 News)

// An MS Patient Had Her Car Impounded Over Weed Even Though She Was Sober (Vice)


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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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Thursday, December 20, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, December 20, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Tilray and AB InBev to Invest Up to $100 Million in Cannabis Beverage Venture (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Florida appeals court delays ruling on major medical cannabis case (Marijuana Business Daily)

// County puts moratorium on new recreational marijuana dispensaries (Las Vegas Sun)



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// Congressional Democrats Release Report On Marijuana Legalization’s Economic Benefits (Marijuana Moment)

// New York City Mayor De Blasio Backs Marijuana Legalization Days After Governor Cuomo Does So (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana Commission’s Final Report Charts Path To Retail Pot Sales In Vermont (Vermont Public Radio)

// Wolf says state should give recreational pot ‘serious look’ (Danville News)

// No complaints at Leicester follow-up meeting on pot shop (Worcester Telegram)

// Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission opening applications for marijuana social equity program (Mass Live)

// ‘Dead Skunk’ Stench From Marijuana Farms Outrages Californians (New York Times)



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Thursday, November 8, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, November 8, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Fires Attorney General Jeff Sessions (Leafly)

// Massachusetts just gave final approval to 2 marijuana labs. Here’s what that means for dispensaries opening. (Boston.com)

// Pritzker to legalize recreational marijuana in Illinois ‘nearly right away’ (My Stateline)


 

 

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// Washington D.C. Mayor Plans Legal Marijuana Sales As Congress Shifts (Marijuana Moment)

// Iowa’s first medical marijuana dispensary will begin selling products Dec. 1 (Clay and Milk)

// Canada Post admits cannabis privacy breach involving 4,500 Ontario customers (National Post)

// Blumenauer: Congress Will Be ‘Better Than Ever’ on Cannabis (Leafly)

// Massachusetts package store owners want to join marijuana industry (Mass Live)

// Marijuana stock Tilray up 30% after cannabis foe Jeff Sessions resigns under pressure (CNBC)

// Willie Nelson to Appear at This Year’s Emerald Cup (Leafly)


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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Canada Is Legalizing Cannabis. Here’s What You Need to Know. (New York Times)

// Feds to announce plan to pardon Canadians convicted of simple possession of pot (CTV News)

// US Senator Celebrates Canada’s New Marijuana Legalization Law (Marijuana Moment)


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// Read Rep. Earl Blumenauer’s Marijuana Memo To Democrats On 2019 Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// U.S. pot firms urge Trump to deny Canadian producers’ ‘competitive advantage’ (CTV News)

// Utah’s medical marijuana initiative is no longer a sure thing, poll finds (Salt Lake City Tribune)

// Court: Suspects leaving San Francisco jail can get pot back (CT Post (AP))

// Medical marijuana approved in RI for children with autism (WPRI 12)

// Marijuana in the mail: Canadian postal services ready for legal cannabis deliveries (Global News)

// ‘Shortage’ of marijuana seeds may delay legal Canadian home grows (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Monday, September 24, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, September 24, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Shoppers Drug Mart gets medical pot license from Health Canada (Alaska Highway News (Canadian Press))

// O’Rourke And Cruz Clash On Marijuana And Drugs At Senate Debate (Marijuana Moment)

// New Jersey Sheriff Resigns Over Racist Remarks (Daily Beast)


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// DC officials scaling back punishment for smoking pot in public (Fox 5 DC)

// Judge rules Santa Rosa girl taking medical cannabis for seizures can attend public school (Press Democrat)

// OLCC pulls Bend marijuana producer’s license (KTVZ News Channel 21)

// Former Eugene pot lab owner tied to white nationalists sued by employees (Oregon Live)

// Michigan plans online medical marijuana registration (WXYZ 7 ABC)

// Some outdoor marijuana growers finding success using all-natural ‘closed-loop’ approach (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana use is now as common among baby boomers as it is among teens federal data shows (Washington Post)


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Wednesday, September 19, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Aurora Cannabis says there is no beverage deal to announce (Global News)

// Pot Stocks Gain After Tilray Gets U.S. Approval to Import Medical Marijuana (Bloomberg)

// KushCo Holdings Reaches $51 Million in Annual Sales with $19 Million in Q4 (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Beto O’Rourke Slams Drug War And Police Killing Of Botham Jean At Dallas Event (Marijuana Moment)

// NJ legal weed bill ’98 percent’ done. The final fight is over how much to tax marijuana (NorthJersey.com)

// FAQ: Utah Proposition 2 Would Legalize Medical Marijuana (Leafly)

// Legalising medical marijuana shows no effect on crime rates in US state (The Conversation)

// California Gov. Jerry Brown Keeps Saying Mean Things About Marijuana Consumers (Marijuana Moment)

// Alberta won’t permit cannabis lounges until edible products are regulated (Calgary Herald)

// South Africa Becomes First African Country to Legalize Recreational Cannabis Use (Merry Jane)


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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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Friday, July 13, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, July 13, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New York Emergency Rule OKs Medical Marijuana as Opioid Alternative (Leafly)

// Democrats still haven’t figured out that legal weed is a winning issue (LA Times)

// Oregon’s medical marijuana program admits to problems (Washington Post)


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// Cheaper Cannabis Leads to Falling Revenue in Colorado Marijuana Sales (Denver Westword)

// Kush Bottles Q3 Revenue Grows 173% to $12.9 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Newly Public Green Thumb Industries Raises C$80.3 Million Selling Shares at C$11.00 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// $7 million of medical marijuana sold in Hawaii over the past 10 months (KITV 4 ABC)

// Congress Debates Marijuana Legalization And Impaired Driving (Marijuana Moment)

// Medical marijuana growth in Canada stalls as stockpiles rise (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Water for sale to help girl targeted by ‘Permit Patty’ (East Bay Times)


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Thursday, May 24, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, May 24, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New York Democratic Party Endorses Legalizing Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)

// Arizona Supreme Court: Medical Marijuana on Campus Not a Crime (Arizona Public Media)

// Merkley Cosponsors Landmark Bill to End Federal Prohibition of Marijuana (Office of Sen. Jeff Merkley)


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// Nevada exceeds pot tax revenue expectations; rec sales have topped $304 million (Reno Gazette-Journal)

// Queens DA Has No Plans To Stop Prosecuting Pot Charges (Kew Gardens Patch)

// Texas Backs Off Changes That Could’ve Led to CBD Confiscation, for Now (Dallas Observer)

// Illinois governor gets bill legalizing industrial hemp (State Journal-Register)

// New Report Finds ‘Substantial’ Increase In Marijuana Use In Colorado (Green Market Report)

// Big cannabis growers urge senators to ban commercial outdoor growing (iPolitics)

// Marijuana Business Owners Rally On Capitol Hill As Cannabis Bills Gain Momentum (Marijuana Moment)


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