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Friday, November 9, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, November 9, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// After long wait, 1st legal pot shops on East Coast to open in Northampton, Massachusetts (Fox 61 News)

// It wasn’t just cash: How texting cannabis voters and tech outreach strategies lifted Jared Polis to victory (Colorado Sun)

// Los Angeles reaches marijuana licensing deal for current applicants (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// US Attorneys on Michigan marijuana legalization: We will not unilaterally immunize anyone (Click on Detroit)

// Vast majority of local California cannabis ballot measures approved (Marijuana Business Daily)

// $10 Million Windfall Expected From SF Marijuana Tax (San Francisco Patch)

// Marijuana Got More Votes Than These Politicians In The Midterms (Marijuana Moment)

// Failed Deliveries Could Cost Canadian LPs €14.7 Million (Leafly)

// Nikki Fried now has more votes than Matt Caldwell for Florida agriculture commissioner (Local 10 ABC)

// Pro-cannabis candidate Nessel wins Michigan’s closely watched AG’s race (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Wednesday, November 7, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Legalization On The Ballot: Live Marijuana Election Results (Marijuana Moment)

// Key Mexican Senator Introduces Bill To Legalize Marijuana Sales (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana Ballot Initiative Campaigns Raised $12.9 Million, Final Pre-Election Numbers Show (Marijuana Moment)


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// Only 5 of 51 recreational cannabis stores open in Saskatchewan three weeks after legalization (CBC News)

// MJ Freeway Misses Software Release Deadline in Washington (Cannabis Business Times)

// Postmedia invests in U.S. digital cannabis media company (The Growth Op)

// High Times Extends Its Offering To End Of November (Green Market Report)

// Cannabis Accessories Store Scrutinized for Using the Word ‘Cannabis’ (Leafly)

// Missouri Just Legalized Medical Marijuana. What’s Next? (Leafly)

// Despite Challenges Denver Still Leading the Conversation About Social Pot Use (Denver Westword)


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

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

// Chart: Just before Election Day here’s where public support for state marijuana issues stands (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Booming Sales Run Tulsa Med. Marijuana Dispensary Out Of Stock On First Day (News on 6)

// Golden Leaf Merges With Terra Tech After Reporting Losses (Green Market Report)


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// Boehner calls for more marijuana reforms ahead of midterms (The Hill)

// Medical marijuana firm Surterra raises $54.6 million of $165.5 million goal (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis Retailer Green Growth Brands Raises Additional $30.5 Million ahead of CSE Listing (New Cannabis Ventures)

// We fact-checked claims made about medical marijuana leading up to the election (Salt Lake Tribune)

// California county seizes 400000 cannabis plants at one unlicensed grow (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Elias Theodorou says he’s at ‘competitive disadvantage’ in UFC without medical cannabis (Bloody Elbow)

// Supply is a challenge’: Half of Cannabis NB stores closed on Monday morning due to cannabis shortages (Global News)


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

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

// CCC takes another step toward opening retail marijuana shops in Mass. (Boston 25 News)

// If they pass, state cannabis initiatives could lead to $2B-plus in new MJ sales, forecast shows (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana Prosecutions Plummet Under Manhattan DA’s New Policy (New York City Patch)


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// Cannabis producers could be chasing global market worth $194 billion in seven years: BMO report (Financial Post)

// Ontario Cannabis Store shifts blame for product delays to ‘mislabeling’ by licensed producers (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Lights camera cannabis: Francis Ford Coppola launches pot ‘lifestyle brand’ (North Bay Business Journal)

// Call It Reefer Magic? FDA-Approved Cannabis-Based Drug Epidiolex Now for Sale in All 50 States (Fortune)

// Global Cannabis Stocks Decline 22.3% in October (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Marijuana In The Governor’s Mansion: Record Number Of Candidates Say Legalize It (Forbes)

// MedMen Acquires Arizona’s Level Up In $33 Million Deal (Green Market Report)


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Wednesday, October 24, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// AG withdraws arguments on legality of hashish for medical marijuana patients (Arizona Capitol Times)

// Exclusive: Corona brewer Constellation seeks to sell U.S. wine brands – sources (Reuters)

// Marijuana Questions Will Drive Wisconsin Voters To The Polls In November, Survey Shows (Marijuana Moment)


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// Louisiana patients may have to wait until January to get medical marijuana (Nola.com)

// Mass. Afterschool Council: Use Marijuana Money To Fund After-School Programs (WBUR 90.9)

// Pacific Island Nation of Vanuatu Legalizes Medical Cannabis (Leafly)

// Anti-Marijuana Group Wants ‘Mandatory Assessment’ For Consumers (Marijuana Moment)

// Harm Reduction Measures At Music Events Don’t Violate Drug Law, DOJ Clarifies (Marijuana Moment)

// Smoking Marijuana Is Legal in Canada, Unless You’re South Korean (New York Times)

// New Study Confirms Cannabis Is A Big Hit In Las Vegas (Green Market Report)


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Wednesday, August 29, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New York Lawmakers Announce Four Marijuana Legalization Hearings This Fall (Marijuana Moment)

// California Lawmakers OK Free Cannabis (Leafly)

// Nevada marijuana sales blow away projections in first year (Las Vegas Review-Journal)


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// Could Florida’s Next Governor Make It the 10th Legal Cannabis State? (Leafly)

// Nikki Fried secures Democratic nomination for Agriculture Commissioner (Florida Politics)

// Marijuana growers stare down costly, burgeoning environmental regulations (Marijuana Business Daily)

// California targets cannabis delivery firm in second enforcement action (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Green Thumb Industries Generates $13.6 Million Revenue in Q2 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Illinois governor signs bill to allow medical marijuana as opioid alternative (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Almost Half of Wisconsin Voters Will See Marijuana Ballot Questions In November (Marijuana Moment)


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Thursday, November 9, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, November 9, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Leading US marijuana retailer LivWell takes ‘significant’ ownership stake in Canadian producer (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Maine tightens rules over medical marijuana caregivers (Portland Press Herald)

// Cannabis consumer website Leafly lays off 15 employees, hires CEO (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Onsite consumption tops agenda for marijuana board (Alaska Journal of Commerce)

// Drugs, but no sex, violence, or party dogs: Cannabis companies lay out proposed ad guidelines (Financial Post)

// Ontario Wants Bigger Cut of Canada Pot Tax, Expecting Strong Demand (Bloomberg)

// Complete Colorado election results for 2017 cannabis issues (Cannabist)

// Snoop Dogg’s venture capital firm is leading an investment in a cannabis lab-testing company (Business Insider)

// Inside ‘DrugsLab’: Why the Netherlands pays these hot young people to get high on YouTube (Mic)

// Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz: Stop punishing cannabis industry. Remove 280E from tax code (Cannabist)


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Monday, November 14, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, November 14, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Is Arizona’s Legal Marijuana Measure Still Alive? (Marijuana.com)

// Marijuana opponents request recount (WCSH 6 NBC)

// Canopy Growth is Canada’s first ‘cannabis unicorn’ with $1 billion valuation (Financial Post)


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// Aphria Announces Largest Cannabis Industry Capital Raise (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Up in Smoke: The election wrecked America’s underground weed economy (Vice News)

// Several NFL owners, execs eyeing marijuana discipline changes (NFL.com)

// With Proposition 205 Off the Table, Arizonans Flock to Medical Marijuana Docs (Phoenix New Times)

// Who Grows Distributes Medical Marijuana? (Arkansas Matters)

// How quickly will recreational marijuana be available for sale in Nevada? (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Sheriff Admits He Issued a False Alarm About THC-Tainted Halloween Treats (Reason.com)


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Tuesday, November 8, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Chart: Polls for marijuana measures tight heading into Election Day (Marijuana Business Daily)

// NYSE Approves Listing of First Cannabis REIT (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Canadian Ag. Company Plans Acquisition of FL Greenhouse for Medical Cannabis Production (Ganjapreneur)


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// Did Pollsters Ignore North Dakota’s Medical Marijuana Initiative? (Marijuana.com)

// Here’s why pot growers are paying millions for old greenhouses in the Salinas Valley (LA Times)

// Marijuana odor from north Boulder grow irks neighbors, draws $14,000 in fines (Daily Camera)

// Half of medical pot dispensed in Minnesota is prescribed to ease pain (Star Tribune)

// Kettleman’s Bagels contemplating a marijuana bagel (Ottawa Metro News)

// Scotts Miracle-Gro wants to be the country’s main provider of pesticides for pot (Columbus Business Journal)

// Live Election Day updates on MJ measures start at 3 p.m. EST (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Wednesday, November 2, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// California dispensary ruling ‘great’ for marijuana industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// MassRoots Raises $250,000 for Marijuana Campaigns and Non-Profits Nationwide, Begins Get-Out-The-Vote Drive in 9 States (Marijuana Industry News)

// Unlawful ‘free samples’ postpone Anchorage’s first pot shop (Alaska Public)


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// Ohio medical marijuana grow licenses would be capped at 18, cost $200,000 (Cleveland.com)

// Molson Coors thinking ‘very carefully’ about legalization of marijuana (Times Colonist)

// Cannabis Industry Leaders Respond to 60 Minutes Report on Colorado Legal Marijuana Industry (PR Newswire)

// Signal Bay Makes First Cannabis Testing Lab Purchase in California (Econo Times)

// ‘The Losses Are Deceiving’: MinnMed CEO Talks Concerns Over Medical Pot Program (CBS Minnesota)

// TV anchor with MS leaving Fox 2 to join medical marijuana fight (Detroit Free Press)

// Marijuana Business Accelerator Canopy Accepting Applications For Spring 2017 Class (Broadway World)


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