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Thursday, September 19, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke speaks while holding a microphone in his hand while up on stage during a rally.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, September 19, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Beto O’Rourke proposes ‘drug war justice grants’ for marijuana offenders (Politico)

// Pot rules: DC mayor changes how the district handles marijuana use among employees (WUSA 9 CBS)

// Key Congressional Chair Says Marijuana Banking Vote Will Happen Over Groups’ Objections (Marijuana Moment)


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// New Hampshire House Overrides Governor’s Veto and Approves Home Cultivation Bill (Cannabis Business Times)

// Chicago Mayor Wants to Keep Cannabis Out of City’s Core (Leafly)

// Ontario spent at least $10 million on cannabis stores that never opened (Global News)

// California Says Nearly All Cannabis Businesses Will Be In Statewide Tracking System By End Of October (Capital Public Radio)

// Federal judge rules that Indiana’s smokable hemp ban is unconstitutional (Hemp Industry Daily)

// Marijuana board considers Outside investment in testing labs (Alaska Journal of Commerce)

// Mattress Start-Up Casper Is Now Slanging CBD Gummies to Help You Sleep (Merry Jane)


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

A dropper of yellow-golden CBD oil is dispensed into a vial.

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 20, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A yellow sign reading 'END' is seen against the shore overlooking New York City.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, June 20, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New York’s Adult-Use Cannabis Legalization Bill Is Dead (Leafly)

// Canopy Acreage shareholder vote: What you need to know about this marijuana megamerger (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis Education Company Green Flower Media Closes $20 Million Series A Financing (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// 45 marijuana firms join forces to set industrywide environmental ethical goals (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Bus Drivers in Alberta Banned From Smoking Weed – Even on Vacation (Merry Jane)

// Congress Clashes On Marijuana Amendments In Floor Debate (Marijuana Moment)

// Why You Won’t See Infused Ice Cream in Canada Any Time Soon (Leafly)

// Chart: US cannabis employment to jump 34% in 2019 thanks to California growth in new markets (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Prop. 64 Taxes Are Threatening Charity Groups Who Give Away Pot To Chronically Ill Californians (Capital Public Radio)

// Canopy’s Bruce Linton is your friendly Canadian weed CEO. His $15 billion company is ready whenever America is. (Bloomberg Business)


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Thursday, April 25, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A handful of tall industrial hemp plants grows against a partially cloudy sky.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, April 25, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// USDA Accepting Applications For Hemp Intellectual Property Protection (Marijuana Moment)

// Dunleavy not planning marijuana board repeal this session (660 News)

// Alabama Lawmakers Approve Medical Marijuana Bill (Marijuana Moment)


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// Michigan’s corporate medical marijuana growers rally for ‘clean cannabis’ (Michigan Live)

// Cresco Labs Reports 411% Increase In Revenue Turns Profitable For 2018 (Green Market Report)

// Bill Aims To Protect Party Bus Drivers From Second-Hand Cannabis Smoke (CBS 13 Sacramento)

// Nikki Fried: Florida Hemp Program Would Create An ‘Industrial Revolution’ (WLRN Public Media)

// Gov. Burgum Signs Immediate Changes To Medical Marijuana Program (KVRR News)

// Half Of Americans Think The Smell Of Weed In Public Is A Real Problem (Buzzfeed News)

// Cannabis Marijuana Weed Pot? Just Call It a Job Machine (New York Times)


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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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Friday, March 15, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A red stop sign is seen from below.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, March 15, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New Mexico bill to create state-run pot shops appears dead (Washington Post (AP))

// Lawmakers propose package of bills as discussion begins about legalizing recreational marijuana in Connecticut (Hartford Courant)

// Medical marijuana ‘Unity Bill’ signed into law by Gov. Kevin Stitt (Tulsa World)


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// From casinos to cannabis: the Native Americans embracing the pot revolution (Guardian)

// Bipartisan Bill Shields Federal Workers From Being Fired For Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)

// Murphy says medical marijuana program added 25K patients (San Francisco Chronicle (AP))

// Canada’s dried cannabis supply builds as adult-use sales decline (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Bill would force insurance companies to help cover medical marijuana as treatment option (WGME 13 CBS)

// Trulieve adds 25th Florida dispensary in Miami Gardens (Florida Politics)

// Where Presidential Candidate Beto O’Rourke Stands On Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)


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

The Wisconsin State House is seen from ground level during a beautiful red sunset.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, February 18, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Wisconsin Governor Puts Marijuana Decriminalization And Medical Cannabis In Budget (Marijuana Moment)

// Pennsylvanians shelled out $132 million for medical marijuana in first year (Morning Call)

// GOP senator’s bill calls for state-run pot shops (Sante Fe New Mexican)


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// Vermont Senate Committee Approves Retail Cannabis Bill (Seven Days VT)

// West Virginia House Passes Medical Marijuana Banking Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// He pushed for marijuana legalization for nearly 20 years. Now the Weedman feels sidelined. (NJ.com)

// Pot entrepreneurs are running out of patience and money while waiting on L.A. permits (LA Times)

// Yes, recreational cannabis is legal. No, cannabis festivals aren’t thriving (Orange County Register)

// Lawmaker wants to study legalizing recreational marijuana in Montana (Missoulian)

// Paying employees more is saving a popular Colorado-based restaurant chain more money in the long run (KGUN 9 ABC)


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Thursday, February 14, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A Walmart tractor trailer sits alone in a parking lot.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, February 14, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Judge Rebukes Arizona Walmart for Firing Employee With Medical-Marijuana Card (Phoenix New Times)

// Key Moments From The First Marijuana Hearing Of The New Congress (Marijuana Moment)

// Nikki Fried: Florida Needs Smokeable Marijuana Now (Miami New Times)


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// Legal cannabis sales top $6 billion in Colorado (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Medical marijuana dispensary sales in Maine drop for 2nd year in a row (Portland Press Herald)

// Oklahoma medical cannabis sales surge to $4 million in January (Marijuana Business Daily)

// European Parliament calls for uniform definition of medical cannabis (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Dems unveil bill to let VA doctors prescribe medical marijuana (The Hill)

// California governor to send National Guard to combat illegal marijuana grows (Marijuana Business Daily)

// MedMen asked to resign from New York medical marijuana trade group (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Tuesday, December 18, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is seen outside Central Park being interviewed by a large gaggle of TV cameras and reporters.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Endorses Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// CCC issues final recreational licenses to two more pot shops (Boston 25 News)

// New Zealand to hold referendum on legalising marijuana (Channel NewsAsia)


These headlines are brought to you by Curaleaf, one of the leading vertically-integrated cannabis operators in the U.S. With legal medical marijuana dispensaries, cultivation sites, and processing facilities all over the United States, Curaleaf has served more than 100,000 medical cannabis patients and looks forward to helping many more long into the future. Swing over to Curaleaf.com to learn more about this very cool company!


// New Jersey Doubles Medical Cannabis Licenses with Addition of 6 Companies (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Oregon lawmakers revisit worker protections for off the clock pot use (Statesman Journal)

// An Early Look at Over 2,000 Oklahoma Medical Cannabis License Applications (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Suit aims to keep CA highway patrol from assisting federal marijuana enforcement (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Teen Marijuana Use Remains Lower Than Pre-Legalization Levels, Federally Funded Survey Finds (Marijuana Moment)

// Here’s The Text Of The Marijuana Amendment Sen. Gardner Wants Attached To Criminal Justice Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// Duterte will sign any bill legalizing medical marijuana – Palace (CNN Philippines)



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Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The Utah state capitol building sits on its own grounds with Salt Lake City sprawled out behind it under a cloud-speckled blue sky.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Utah Lawmakers Approve Medical Marijuana ‘Compromise’ Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// Cannabis firm Cronos confirms talks for investment by Marlboro maker Altria (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Falsified California testing lab data may result in major marijuana product recall (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// ‘It’s a game changer’: Ontario company prepares Canada’s first outdoor cannabis crop (Marijuana Business Daily)

// 280E still applies to marijuana companies, US Tax Court rules (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Chart: Where does California’s recreational marijuana supply come from? (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Pot Is So Hot in Canada That Firms Are Importing Workers (Bloomberg)

// Major Alcohol Association Briefs Congress On Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// California cannabis vape cartridge makers facing counterfeit products hurdle (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Minnesota Adds Alzheimers As Qualifying Condition For Medical Marijuana (WCCO 4 CBS)


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