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Tuesday, November 20, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Legalizing Marijuana Is One Of New Connecticut Governor’s ‘Priorities’ (Marijuana Moment)

// N.J. finally back on track to legalize marijuana. Hearings scheduled for next week. (NJ.com)

// The Boston Globe creates a new section dedicated to marijuana coverage (Boston Globe)


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// Federal Marijuana Action Is An ‘Inevitability,’ Trump FDA Chief Says (Marijuana Moment)

// Feds To Discuss Drug Testing Programs In Era Of Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// Michigan communities rebel against marijuana business (Detroit News)

// Saskatchewan to meet with First Nation operating unlicensed cannabis store (The Province)

// Enthusiasm over CBD helps fuel growing hemp market in Vermont (VT Digger)

// Financial adviser accused of spending investor’s $200K (News Tribune)

// Snoop Dogg Gets Inducted Into the Hollywood Walk of Fame (Herb)


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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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Thursday, August 9, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, August 9, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// US territory makes adult-use cannabis legalization breakthrough (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Medical marijuana shops won’t get licenses in time for state deadline (Michigan Live)

// The drug maker behind the first FDA-approved medication derived from marijuana has revealed how much it’ll cost (Business Insider)


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// After visiting Colorado Indiana lawmaker says medical marijuana is right for Indiana (WTHR 13 NBC)

// ‘Impaired is impaired is impaired’ whether it’s alcohol or marijuana Massachusetts official says (Mass Live)

// (Yet Another) Study: Legal Marijuana Doesn’t Lead To Increased Youth Use (Marijuana Moment)

// Tom Wolf: ‘I don’t think Pennsylvania’s actually ready’ for recreational marijuana (Philly Voice)

// Alcanna to Open 37 Aurora Cannabis Retail Stores in Alberta (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Congressman Pushes Federal Employment Protections For Marijuana Consumers (Marijuana Moment)

// College course to focus – mostly – on more serious side of marijuana (Portland Press Herald)


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Wednesday, August 8, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Green the Vote board members admit recreational marijuana petition numbers were inflated (KJRH 2 NBC)

// Ruling Rejects Limits On Medical Marijuana Businesses (WUSF)

// North Dakota Likely To Vote On Marijuana Legalization In November (Marijuana Moment)


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// Anti-Marijuana Funder Says Jailing Of Grandmother For Medical Cannabis No ‘Big Deal’ (Marijuana Moment)

// CBD Outrage: 36 Hours in Jail for CBD Oil Sold at Grocery Store (Leafly)

// Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office No Longer Pursuing Charges Against People Arrested With Small Amounts of Marijuana (NBC 10)

// Mass. lawmaker: Losing jobs over cannabis is ‘counter-productive’ (Boston 25 News)

// Pueblo dispensaries adjust to dropping marijuana prices (KRDO)

// Congressional Ban On D.C. Marijuana Sales Drives Arrests New Police, Data Suggests (Marijuana Moment)

// Regulators prohibit new medical marijuana dispensary licenses in Billings, Montana (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Tuesday, June 12, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// 7 mayors want pot removed from federal list of illegal drugs (Washington Post)

// Alaska senators join push for states’ rights in marijuana laws (Anchorage Daily News)

// Colorado marijuana sales nearly flat in April (Denver Post)


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// British Seize CBD From 12-Year-Old Epilepsy Patient at Heathrow Airport (Leafly)

// 6 Months On Maryland Patients Struggle With Limited Selection and Supply (Leafly)

// Chart: Timeline for launch projected sales in seven new marijuana markets (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Analysis: Medical Marijuana Licensing Caught in Web of Arkansas Political Corruption (Marijuana.com (AP))

// With marijuana sales set to begin, employers grapple with drug tests (Boston Globe)

// Report: Why AK marijuana testing facilities have a hard time measuring potency (KTUU 2 NBC)

// Cannabis Media Company PRØHBTD Raises $8 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Thursday, May 3, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, May 3, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Maine moves a major step closer to opening retail marijuana market (Portland Press Herald)

// Canada’s Marijuana Legalization Bill Faces New Challenges (Marijuana Moment)

// TGOD Completes 31.5 Million Share IPO at $3.65 (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Roadside saliva testing for DUI dies for the year (My NBC 5)

// Marijuana delivery to all of California? Measure would expand access (Sacramento Bee)

// Despite backlog, state holding medical marijuana dispensaries to June 15 deadline (Michigan Live)

// From pills to creams to drinks: The future of marijuana goes way beyond inhaling (Financial Post)

// Mayor Kenney calls again for state stores to sell marijuana (Philadelphia Inquirer)

// Where Ohio Gubernatorial Candidates Stand On Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)

// BCC issues first-ever temporary event license to High Times for this weekend’s Cannabis Cup in Sacramento (LA Times)


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Tuesday, March 6, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Chart: Tourism drives hot start to recreational marijuana sales in Nevada, but where’s the ceiling? (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Don’t Legalize Marijuana, UN Drug Enforcement Board Warns Countries (Marijuana Moment)

// Video: Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-VA 10) Unable to Explain Her Anti-Veteran Vote (Blue Virginia)


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// Emerald Farms BC Cannabis JV Receives Health Canada License for 1.1 Million Square Foot Facility (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Nevada panel likely to keep barrier between gaming, marijuana (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Pennsylvania looks into changing medical marijuana program (WKBN)

// Detroit could miss out on millions from medical marijuana (Detroit Free Press)

// The Coming Decline of the Employment Drug Test (Bloomberg)

// New Michigan Poll Shows 61% Support For Marijuana Legalization (Weed News)

// New Jersey Lawmakers Begin Deliberations on Legal Cannabis (Merry Jane)


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Friday, March 2, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, March 2, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Talks Up Death Penalty For Drug Dealers (Forbes)

// Illinois Senate Approves Marijuana Legalization Ballot Question (Marijuana Moment)

// Canopy, world’s biggest marijuana company, hopes for Nasdaq listing (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// House passes medical marijuana changes (Charleston Gazette-Mail)

// Vermont House Gives Initial OK For Saliva Test To Determine Presence Of Drugs In Drivers (Vermont Public Radio)

// New high tallied for Alaska marijuana tax collections (News Miner (AP))

// Lt. Gov. Randy McNally predicts close vote failure of medical marijuana bill (Tennessean)

// Publicly traded plant-touching marijuana companies: Q&A with Terra Tech CEO Derek Peterson (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Washington state extends contingency plan for marijuana tracking (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Texas Wesleyan coach fired after refusing to recruit Colorado player over weed laws (WFAA )


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Thursday, February 22, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, February 22, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Ohio auditor: It’s too late to ‘pause’ medical marijuana program rollout (Cleveland.com)

// Committee’s marijuana regulation bill omits licensing of social clubs (Portland Press Herald)

// Pot board members say retail sales could be delayed (Gloucester Times)


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// Alameda County DA Says Plan Would Reduce Dismiss Marijuana Convictions (East County Today )

// Fresno County DA not following other prosecutors in proactive cannabis case dismissals (KFSN 30 ABC)

// Ontario opens door to suppliers of all sizes in what will be Canada’s biggest marijuana market (Financial Post)

// Illinois voters could be asked in November about legalizing marijuana (Chicago Tribune)

// Bay Area senator wants license suspensions for teen drivers with any pot in system (San Francisco Chronicle)

// Saliva Testing Round II: Second House panel weighs legal challenges (VT Digger)

// Top cannabis regulator: Massachusetts should consider government-run bank for pot companies (Boston Globe)


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Thursday, February 1, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, February 1, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// SF will wipe thousands of marijuana convictions off the books (San Francisco Gate)

// Decimated’ by oversupply Oregon’s wholesale marijuana prices drop to $50 a pound (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Maine Employers Must Ignore Off-Work Marijuana Use Cease Testing Applicants (Lexology )


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// California Cannabis Growers Are Suing the State Over Legal Loophole for Large Marijuana Farms (Merry Jane)

// Local Colorado officials lead new national coalition challenging Sessions’ Cole Memo moves (Cannabist)

// LePage agrees to delay new, more restrictive medical marijuana rules (Portland Press Herald)

// Harvest One Cannabis Closes Upsized $40.25 Million Financing (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Willie Nelson’s marijuana company raises $12 million for expansion (Marijuana Business Daily)

// California Makes Marijuana a Wellness Industry (New Yorker)

// VT lawmakers considering ‘saliva test’ ahead of marijuana legalization (News 10)


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