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Monday, April 1, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, April 1, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Ed Perlmutter’s Pot Banking Act Passes Committee, Moves to Full House (Denver Westword)

// Michigan judge thwarts crackdown at 50 unlicensed medical marijuana shops (Michigan Live)

// Provisional cannabis licenses will be issued when temporary licenses expire, says CDFA (Kym Kemp)


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// Massachusetts marijuana regulators investigating whether companies violated license limits (Boston Globe)

// AP Exclusive: Harris’ call for reform collides with her past (Washington Post)

// Amid backlash, Baltimore County cannabis firm drops lawsuit trying to halt Maryland from awarding new licenses (Baltimore Sun)

// A hoax ‘exclusive’ cannabis club makes a real point about legalization and privilege (Quartz)

// In pot chase, social equity meets economic reality (Commonwealth Magazine)

// Massachusetts Marijuana Regulator Talks Social Equity And The Presidential Election (Marijuana Moment)

// The DEA Wants You To Stop Calling Them About Getting Paid To Burn Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)


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Wednesday, March 27, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Guam Becomes First U.S. Territory To Send Marijuana Legalization To Governor In 2019 (Marijuana Moment)

// Michigan commission: State should not set driving limit for marijuana (Click on Detroit)

// Chart: Medical cannabis license growth still sizzling in Oklahoma (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// The White House And Federal Scientists Are Pushing The Myth That Marijuana Is Laced With Fentanyl (Buzzfeed)

// People are lining up to grow marijuana for research. Trump’s Justice Department won’t let them. (Vox)

// Seth Rogen teams up with Canopy Growth to launch cannabis brand Houseplant (Financial Post)

// Molson Coors: Cannabis consumption may hit company’s bottom line (Marijuana Business Daily)

// The Battle Over the HARVEST Trademark for Cannabis Retail (Canna Law Blog)

// Watch Live: Key Congressional Committee To Vote On Marijuana Banking Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// Can CBD Save the Shopping Mall? (Leafly)


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Wednesday, February 27, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Congress asked the Fed chief about marijuana banking: ‘It would be nice to have clarity’ (CNBC)

// Vermont Senate Expected To Vote On Legal Marijuana Sales Bill This Week (Marijuana Moment)

// All 2020 presidential candidates now support marijuana legalization efforts – even the Republicans (Boston Globe)


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// Owning marijuana stocks may skunk your security clearance or chances of getting one (Federal News Network)

// Arizona’s Dr. Sisley Completes Marijuana for PTSD Study (AZ Marijuana)

// Alaska’s marijuana business owners at odds with new governor’s plans for industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// FDA Is Exploring ‘Alternative Approaches’ To CBD Regulation Commissioner Says (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana Tax Revenue Should Fund Subway Improvement New York’s Cuomo And De Blasio Say (Marijuana Moment)

// Joe Biden’s Drug War Record Is So Much Worse Than You Think (Leafly)

// Aurora’s CA$150 million cannabis greenhouse fully licensed for cultivation sales (Marijuana Business Daily)


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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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Monday, November 5, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, November 5, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Judge rules New Mexico’s medical marijuana plant limit is arbitrary (Marijuana Business Daily)

// First Massachusetts retail marijuana shop could open in ‘next week or two,’ Cannabis Commission chairman says (Mass Live)

// Mexico’s Ruling Party Plans Legislation To Legalize Marijuana Sales (Marijuana Moment)


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// Postmedia cancels print deliveries to schools due to cannabis advertisements (Toronto Star)

// Lobster Festival Apologizes to Dethroned Pageant Winner (NECN)

// Conor McGregor Says Mike Tyson’s Marijuana is ‘Really Nice’ (Sputnik News)

// Registered medical marijuana patients dropping fast in Oregon (Oregon Live)

// Southington senior center reverses policy on rides to medical marijuana facilities (My Record Journal)

// Data show that when US voters legalize weed, they hurt Mexican cartels (Quartz)

// How Biosynthesis of Cannabinoids Could Impact the Cannabis Industry (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Thursday, October 18, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, October 18, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Cannabis shops do a roaring trade on their first day in Canada (Al Jazeera News)

// Toronto police to Canadians: stop snitching on your neighbors about marijuana (Vox)

// Marijuana And Other Drugs Should Be Legalized, Likely Next House Judiciary Chair Says (Marijuana Moment)


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// Former Oregon pot lab owner, with aid of white nationalist lawyer, sues antifa for defamation (Oregon Live)

// See photos of Louisiana’s first legal harvest of medical marijuana (Nola)

// DA dismisses citation against woman with medical marijuana (Fox 25)

// San Francisco establishes cannabis committee to oversee industry (San Francisco Examiner)

// Some Toronto and B.C. dispensaries remain open on pot legalization day (CTV News)

// Provinces warn of marijuana delivery delays if Canada Post strikes (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Tommy Chong is trying to get to Canada in time for legalization, but can’t find his passport (Toronto Star)


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Tuesday, September 25, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Oklahoma has OK’d more than 1,000 medical marijuana businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana Arrests Are Increasing Despite Legalization, New FBI Data Shows (Forbes)

// Chart: Strong support for marijuana legalization ballot initiatives ahead of 2018 election (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Are Police Breaking The Law To Campaign Against Marijuana Legalization? (Marijuana Moment)

// CNMI hospital averse to serving as cannabis dispensary (Radio New Zealand)

// Aurora Cannabis Generates $19.1 Million Revenue in Fiscal Q4 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Turns Out People Are Not Showing Up to Work High in Legalized Marijuana States (Civilized)

// Romney and Wilson split on Utah’s medical marijuana initiative, Medicaid expansion, and the future of U.S. health care (Salt Lake Tribune)

// Idaho Gubernatorial Candidates Disagree On Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// Does Donald Trump Want To Ban Chocolate, Or Is He Just Confused? (Marijuana Moment)


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Monday, September 10, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, September 10, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// District Attorneys Dismantle Legacy of Tough Marijuana Enforcement (NY Times)

// Canadian military to severely curtail use of recreational marijuana (CBC News)

// Marijuana use among baby boomers doubled in a decade, study shows (KOAA News 5 NBC)


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// Air Force says it’s not investigating Elon Musk for smoking pot (The Hill)

// Cash tax payment penalty lifted from cannabis industry (Lake Country News)

// ‘Real nonsense’: Why are Alaska marijuana buyers obsessed with high potency? (Alaska Daily News)

// Congress Will Pass Legalization Bills Next Year, Lawmakers Say (Leafly)

// MedMen Closes $53 Million Florida Acquisition (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Lab equipment giant Thermo Fisher makes a quiet bet on the Canadian cannabis industry (Financial Post)

// Did Barack Obama Smoke Marijuana At Disneyland? (Marijuana Moment)


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Friday, August 17, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, August 17, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Louisiana’s first legal medical marijuana crop could be planted Friday (Times-Picayune)

// One In Four Young Americans Consume Marijuana Survey Finds (Marijuana Moment)

// Second Lawsuit Filed Against Medical Marijuana Ballot Initiative (KUER Public Radio 90.1)


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// Ohio’s legal medical marijuana growers will have to break the law to start their first plants (Cleveland.com)

// DEA Wants More Marijuana Grown And Fewer Opioids Produced In 2019. Really. (Forbes)

// Federal Drug Cops Conflate Synthetic Cannabinoids With Marijuana (Deliberately?) (Marijuana Moment)

// New Congressional Bill Would Automatically Seal Marijuana Records (Marijuana Moment)

// Colorado Department of Agriculture Updates List of Pesticides That Can Be Used on Cannabis (Cannabis Business Times)

// Bruce Linton discusses deploying CA$5 billion Canopy’s commitment to international growth (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Denver Sports Omelette: Legalized Colorado marijuana doesn’t change NFL policy for Bears in Denver (Chicago Sun Times)


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Tuesday, July 24, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana operator Acreage Holdings announces landmark $119 million funding (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Los Angeles Licensing Delays Hit Minority Applicants Hard (Leafly)

// Oklahoma Marijuana Legalization Unlikely to be Ready for November Vote, Secretary of State Says (Marijuana.com)


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// Vermont AG: It’s Illegal for Businesses to ‘Gift’ Marijuana (Seven Days VT)

// California’s Cannabis Cities Reap Millions in Sales Taxes the Rest Miss Out (Leafly)

// Legalizing Drugs Would Boost US Budgets By $100 Billion, Harvard Researcher Concludes (Marijuana Moment)

// Politicians Turn To Facebook To Promote Marijuana Legalization Views (Marijuana Moment)

// Chart: Maryland medical marijuana sales head toward $100 million in first year (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Aurora Cannabis Employee Benefits Plan Now Reimburses Medical Cannabis (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Detroit Police Gang Unit Raids Black-Owned -Operated Marijuana Warehouse and Arrest 6 (Marijuana.com)


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