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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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Thursday, February 15, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A close up shot of New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand speaking on stage at an event.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, February 15, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana Justice Act Gains Momentum In Senate (Marijuana Moment)

// White House Official Resigns Over Cannabis Use 5 Years Ago (Leafly)

// L.A. County Supes Cultivate Plan to Clear Past Pot Convictions (Marijuana.com)


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// Medical Cannabis Clearly Saves Lives, Federal Judge Declares (Leafly)

// Molson Coors calls legal marijuana a ‘risk factor’ for its beer business (Cannabist)

// Pernod Ricard boss: We’re eyeing legal cannabis market ‘closely’ (Telegraph)

// Proposal would protect medical marijuana patients from losing their jobs (Cannifornian)

// Ontario set to lay out how it will procure marijuana for recreational sales (Marijuana Business Daily)

// The Open-Source Database That Can Save the Cannabis Industry Needs Your Help (Willamette Week)

// Berkeley Declares Itself a Sanctuary City for Cannabis Consumers (Leafly)


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Tuesday, January 30, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

An industrial marijuana growhouse is thick with white-haired cannabis plants close to harvest.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Aphria Buys Nuuvera for $670 Million as Pot Deals Heat Up (Bloomberg )

// AutoNation Just Decided to Stop Caring About Pot Smoking (Bloomberg)

// Trump sees ‘carnage’ from America’s drug boom. But major cities are getting safer. (Washington Post)


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// Arizona lawmakers call for medical marijuana testing; end to ‘Wild West’ mentality (AZ Family)

// 152,000+ Patients Registered In Arizona’s Medical Marijuana Program (Hemp Gazette)

// Two Canadian cannabis producers each look to raise CA$70 million (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Investing in High Times: Puff or Pass? (Leafly)

// Michigan Marijuana Industrial Park Sells Out 63 Acres (Forbes)

// Senator Claire McCaskill: ‘I Support Medical Marijuana In Missouri’ (Weed News)

// California’s New Cannabis Laws Squeeze Compassionate Care Programs (Forbes)


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Tuesday, November 14, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A close-up shot of a marijuana plant glistens with with resin crystals.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// BioTrackTHC To The Rescue: Contingency Plan for Washington (Cannabis Industry Journal)

// A snag for legal marijuana in N.J.? New Assembly speaker won’t commit (NJ.com)

// Pot-Stock Frenzy Intensifies in Canada (Bloomberg)


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// 8 Investigates: Patients wait months for state medical marijuana ID cards (WFLA)

// Budweiser’s Ex-Marketing Chief Sees Weed as New Craft Beer (Bloomberg)

// Court asked to rule Arizona’s fee for medical pot permits is illegally high (Tuscon.com)

// Can you be fired in Michigan for using medical marijuana? (Lansing State Journal)

// Chart: Most effective forms of advertising for cannabis businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Watch How Medical Cannabis Instantly Alleviates This Boy’s Seizures (Alternative Daily)

// How the price of weed in N.J. could plunge if it’s legalized (NJ.com)


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Friday, July 28, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A close up shot of Attorney General Jeff Sessions while speaking at a conference.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, July 28, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Department of Justice Indicates No Changes to Federal Marijuana Enforcement- Yet (Merry Jane)

// Senators OK State Medical Marijuana Protections, Rejecting Sessions (MassRoots)

// High Times Goes From $70 Million To $250 Million In Three Months (Forbes)


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// U.S. Pot Laws Are a Headache for Canada’s Biggest Stock Exchange (Bloomberg)

// Should California start its own bank to serve marijuana companies? It wouldn’t be easy (Los Angeles Times)

// The cannabis industry has a clear favorite in the race to be California’s next governor (Los Angeles Times)

// Group says Springs misses out on $20 million a year in marijuana taxes (KOAA News 5)

// Ohio’s public colleges can soon apply to test medical marijuana (Columbus Business First)

// How distracting is THC to drivers? Enough for a marijuana DUI fatal case to proceed, judge says (Billings Gazette)

// Medical marijuana ruling in Massachusetts could prompt employer policy changes in Florida (Sun Sentinel)


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Tuesday, July 18, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The elaborate glass dome of the Massachusetts State House is seen from below.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Read the Massachusetts marijuana bill: Lawmakers release compromise rewriting of the state’s pot and medical marijuana laws (Mass Live)

// Jeff Sessions Ready to Ramp Up More Asset Forfeitures (Leafly)

// Marijuana ruling by Massachusetts high court ‘first case of its kind in the country’ (Mass Live)


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// Editorial: Smoking Marijuana While Black (New York Times)

// The Haymaker: How Prohibition Aided a Pennsylvania Murder Spree (Leafly)

// Maine Takes Advice From Colorado’s ‘Marijuana Czar’ (Weed Daily)

// Canadian Dollars Are Funding Global Cannabis Expansion (Marijuana.com)

// Texarkana board approves two medical marijuana regulations (KSLA News)

// San Francisco Office Of Cannabis To Regulate Recreational Marijuana Sales (CBS San Francisco)

// Congressmen Tell Marijuana Jokes (MassRoots)


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Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

President Donald Trump salutes his fans.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Praised Philippines President Duterte For Drug War That Has Killed 9,000 People (Huffington Post)

// In Reversal, Trump Funds Drug Czar’s Office (MassRoots)

// Judge backs 2 more marijuana licenses (News 4 Jax)


// Judge: Company Discriminated Against Medical Marijuana User (US News & World Report)

// Medical Marijuana Sales In Oregon Plummeting As Recreational Sales Increase (Oregon Public Broadcasting)

// California company plans to invest $100 million in cannabis sector (Marijuana Business Daily)

// John Morgan ‘prepared to invest $100M’ in medical marijuana (Miami Herald)

// New York City Subway Gets MMJ Ads (Ganjapreneur)

// The VC firm that made early bets on Uber and Snap is investing in a marijuana breathalyzer (Business Insider)

// Marijuana trial gets tense as defendant takes stand (Argus Leader)


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Friday, March 10, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, March 10, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Sessions Admits He Can’t Arrest Everyone For Marijuana (MassRoots)

// Colorado marijuana sales holding steady with $109 million in January 2017 (Cannabist)

// Aurora Cannabis to Provide Customers with Certificate of Analysis (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Colorado Senate passes marijuana membership clubs bill on to House, but Hickenlooper has concerns (The Denver Channel)

// Denver FBI honors youth program partly funded by pot taxes (9&10 News)

// Mass. High Court Hears Arguments On Medical Marijuana Firing (New England Public Radio)

// Montana’s medical marijuana industry on the rebound (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ohio to allow more medical marijuana dispensaries, letting them stay open longer, under latest proposal (Columbus Business Journal)

// Public marijuana usage stirs debate in Nevada Senate (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Does AG candidate Dave Jones recall his vote on legal pot? ‘I truly do not’ (Sacamento Bee)


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