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

The U.S. Capitol Building in Washington DC is seen close up with the dome and central portion of the building filling the frame. The blue sky shows wisps of clouds with the sun overhead but unseen. Two small people are seen on the steps standing next to one another.

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

// Nationwide cannabis legalization bill advances on Capitol Hill (Leafly)

// Exclusive: OCS will allow private sector to be involved in storing, distributing cannabis (Financial Post)

// Cannabis stocks rally for a second day after House passes bill aiming to lift federal ban on weed (Market Watch)


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// GTI Grows Q3 Revenue 52% from Q2 to $68 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// iAnthus Capital Reports 16% Sequential Growth in Quarterly Revenue to $22.3 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Who stole $1M in marijuana from a Portland cannabis company? Suspects at large, reward offered (KPTV 12 Fox)

// Rhode Island Governor Will Pursue Legal Marijuana In 2020 (Marijuana Moment)

// Cory Booker Jokes Biden ‘Might Have Been High’ When He Made Marijuana Comments (New York Times)

// Blame It on Ontario: Why 1 Province Is the Main Culprit Behind the Canadian Cannabis Industry’s Woes (Motley Fool)

// Job Opportunities in the Legal Weed Industry Have Grown 79% Since 2018 (Merry Jane)


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Thursday, August 1, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Senator Cory Booker and former Vice President Joe Biden on stage during the 2019 Democratic Candidates Debate.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, August 1, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Democratic Presidential Candidates Clash On Marijuana At Debate (Marijuana Moment)

// Surprise: Utah’s Anti-Weed Senator Is Also a Major Opioid Mogul (Merry Jane)

// CannTrust Prepares To Sell The Company Following Illegal Growing Scandal (Green Market Report)


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// California regulators reopen funding for cannabis social equity programs (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Hawthorne Segment Helps Drive Growth and Improved Outlook at ScottsMiracle-Gro (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Pilot program for AK grown hemp loses funding (KTUU 2 NBC)

// Pardons aren’t supposed to be visible at the U.S. border. Here’s why they often are (Global News)

// Coast Guard Issues Order Barring Active Duty Members From Visiting Marijuana Shops (Marijuana Moment)

// Chart: Women account for more than a third of marijuana business executives (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Researchers Ask: Is Cannabis Contributing to Denver’s Smog? (Leafly)


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Monday, July 22, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A burst of fireworks goes off overhead a Utah town backed by mountains bathed in the last of the days light.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, July 22, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Utah Licenses 8 Companies to Grow Medical Marijuana (Leafly)

// Pot being sold on sidewalk outside shuttered illegal dispensary (Toronto Star)

// In legalizing marijuana, Canada did everything differently. Here’s what we can learn (Boston Globe)


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// Banks Are Redlining the 99% Out of the Legal Cannabis Industry (Leafly)

// Cannabis sales jumped $11M in May as more stores open (Global News)

// THC slushies pirate radio and the cannabis-driven boom in a Mohawk community (CBC News)

// High hopes: Buttigieg pushes for marijuana legalization (NY Post)

// In 2018 Denver’s Power-Hungry Marijuana Grows Reduced Their Electricity Demand For The First Time (CPR News)

// Louisiana grower says medical cannabis rollout a ‘few weeks’ away (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canadian cannabis LPs line up to swipe CannTrust’s medical patients while sales are offline (Financial Post)


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Monday, July 15, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, July 15, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// FDA Says It Is Speeding Up The CBD Regulation Process (Marijuana Moment)

// Presidential Candidate And Congresswoman Speak At Panel On Ending Marijuana Prohibition (Marijuana Moment)

// Alaska regulators reject first application for on-site marijuana consumption (Anchorage Daily News)


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// CBD company now owns a big chunk of Jones Soda (KSAT 12 ABC

// Delaware medical marijuana users say they were denied jobs (San Francisco Chronicle)

// 34 cannabis plants found growing in flower beds at the Vermont Capitol (CNN)

// Cannabis company exec says Jay-Z partnership will fuel national growth (CNBC)

// Arizona police board changes rules on accepting recruits who use CBD products (Tucson.com)

// The Other CBD: Christian Book Distributors Changes Name After Cannabis Confusion (New York Times)

// Barack Obama Congratulates Former Drug War Prisoner Whose Sentence He Commuted (Marijuana Moment)


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Thursday, June 27, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The U.S. Capitol Building is seen from the front lit up at night.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, June 27, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Historic Marijuana Measures Clear First Major Congressional Hurdles As Opposition Wanes (Marijuana Moment)

// Cannabis the most widely used drug globally, UN World Drug Report says (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Democratic Presidential Candidates Talk Drug War In First 2020 Debate (Marijuana Moment)


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// New Hampshire governor vetoes bill opening state to for-profit cannabis firms (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Today’s Pickup: Hawaii’s governor says no to inter-island transport of medical cannabis (Freight Waves)

// Social equity, black market remain challenges for evolving marijuana ‘experiment’ in Mass. (Worcester Telegram)

// Weed officially not allowed at Electric Forest despite legalization law (Michigan Live)

// State reverses course, allows pot retailers to post signs at Hempfest (Seattle Times)

// State Audit Finds That Regulators Aren’t Inspecting Marijuana Kitchens (Phoenix New Times)

// Prohibition Lives: A Man Did Jail Time in a Legal State for Selling Bud 6 Years Ago (Merry Jane)


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Wednesday, April 17, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Congressional Democrats Hold First-Ever Marijuana Reform Panel At Policy Retreat (Marijuana Moment)

// State Financial Regulators Press Congress To Allow Marijuana Banking Access (Forbes)

// Chart of the Week: Colorado 4/20 sales spike higher than other recreational cannabis markets (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Foxx could start pot expungements in months; will also review weed sales cases (Chicago Sun Times)

// Colorado’s new U.S. attorney agrees with rescinding of Cole Memo says ‘jury is still out’ on enforcement around marijuana concentrates (Colorado Sun)

// Alabama Police Ruined a Couple’s Lives Over $50 of Weed. Now the Charges Against Them Have Been Dropped (Reason)

// Canopy Growth Acquires Spanish Cannabis Producer Cafina (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Medical pot sales near $100 million in first year (Clinton Herald)

// What Does 4/20 Mean to You? We Asked 12 Cannabis Leaders (Leafly)

// Here’s how much marijuana businesses pay in taxes (Quartz)


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

Former Republican speaker of the house John Boehner speaks at a podium wearing a suit.

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

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
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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