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Thursday, June 14, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The Canadian flag is rendered in a mottled and distressed style with an irregular border.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, June 14, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Canada’s ruling party rejects controversial amendments to cannabis bill (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Bill To Legalize Hemp Passes Key Senate Committee (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana Banking Measure Rejected By Congressional Committee (Marijuana Moment)


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// Lack Of Cannabis Banking Hurts Average Small Business Owners While Wealthy Entrepreneurs Flourish (Forbes)

// Drugged driving a complex question for new commission (Boston Globe)

// Delaware bill to legalize pot amended to address safety regulatory concerns (WHYY)

// Canopy Growth to Sell $400 Million in Convertible Notes (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Celebs Explain Why They’re In The Canna-Business (Entrepreneur)

// Tax Marijuana By THC Content? That’s What Alaska Regulator Suggests (Marijuana.com)

// Oregon to inspect outdoor cannabis harvests in response to federal law enforcement pressure (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Monday, June 4, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The inside of the Michigan State House in Lansing.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, June 4, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Michigan Republicans could vote to legalize recreational marijuana next week (Michigan Live)

// Youth Support For Marijuana Legalization At All-Time High (Marijuana Moment)

// Illinois Lawmakers Pass Major Improvement To Medical Cannabis Program (Weed News)


Check out the newly released 2017 State of Cannabis Data Report from our friends over at Eaze! They first aggregated and anonymized the sales data flowing through their online sales platform (an order every ten seconds in 2017!) before they pulled out all sorts of useful bits of wisdom and information for you and other industry professionals. Pop over and check out this must-read resource!


// Maine AG orders vape tent closed at medical marijuana trade show (Portland Press Herald)

// At 23, student entrepreneur has won 1 of 7 permits for Saskatoon cannabis retail stores (CBC News)

// Ankerfelt: Moving the dialog forward on marijuana in Alaska (KCAW)

// Vanguard Mutual Fund Surprisingly Owns $47 Million of Cannabis Stocks (New Cannabis Ventures)

// A Marijuana.com Exclusive Interview With Antonio Villaraigosa (Marijuana.com)

// Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Advocates Confident About This Month’s Ballot Vote (Marijuana Moment)

// NCIA Adds 3 New Members to its Board of Directors (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Friday, June 1, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A bright green marijuana fan leaf grows.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, June 1, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Africa’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary is About to Open in Durban (Herb)

// Bill Nelson: Allow smokable medical marijuana in Florida (Tampa Bay Times)

// World’s First Cannabis Bank Advances in California (Leafly)


Check out the newly released 2017 State of Cannabis Data Report from our friends over at Eaze! They first aggregated and anonymized the sales data flowing through their online sales platform (an order every ten seconds in 2017!) before they pulled out all sorts of useful bits of wisdom and information for you and other industry professionals. Pop over and check out this must-read resource!


// Medicinal cannabis use can help mitigate symptoms of PTSD, study says (Globe and Mail)

// Possible Massachusetts recreational marijuana license delay shouldn’t slow sales launch (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Major Canadian bank expands focus on marijuana sector (Marijuana Business Daily )

// Bill would pit medical marijuana against opioids (Daily Gazette)

// A Marijuana.com Exclusive Interview With John Chiang (Marijuana.com)

// Cannabis Sponsors Half of Colorado’s Adopt-a-Highway Signs (Leafly)

// This Startup Incubator Helps Drug War Survivors Build Cannabis Companies (Leafly)


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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A surfer cuts back on a wave at California's Huntington Beach.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// What you need to know about California’s updated marijuana rules (Marijuana Business Daily)

// MedMen Breaks Ground on Large-Scale California Cannabis Cultivation and Manufacturing Facility (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Cannabis Wheaton to Raise $100 Million Selling Units at $1.40 (New Cannabis Ventures)


Check out the newly released 2017 State of Cannabis Data Report from our friends over at Eaze! They first aggregated and anonymized the sales data flowing through their online sales platform (an order every ten seconds in 2017!) before they pulled out all sorts of useful bits of wisdom and information for you and other industry professionals. Pop over and check out this must-read resource!


// Bill On Trump’s Desk Would Allow Marijuana (And Maybe MDMA) For Some Patients (Marijuana Moment)

// Utah medical cannabis foes go to court to keep legalization off ballot (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Investment firm offers CA$1M seed money to Canadian marijuana entrepreneurs (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Micro-cultivation canopy limit clarified for Canadian cannabis growers (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ohio medical marijuana dispensary announcement postponed (Cleveland.com)

// Poll: Support inches up for legalizing pot in New Mexico (Sante Fe New Mexican)

// Canadian Researchers Are Using Government Grants to Make Weed-Infused Beer (Merry Jane)


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Monday, April 2, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Boston's Back Bay sits large in the frame on a partly cloudy early morning as a few tall buildings grow off the water.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, April 2, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Medical marijuana dispensaries among entities that get first shot at applying for a retail pot shop license (MassLive)

// Georgia Lawmakers Approve PTSD, Intractable Pain as Qualifying Conditions (Leafly)

// Oregon’s Crackdown On Cannabis Sales To Minors Appears To Be Working (Oregon Public Radio)


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// Here’s why pot sellers are paying prime rents for warehouse and storefront space (LA Times)

// California Today: In Oakland, a Clash of Artists vs. Big Cannabis (New York Times)

// From horse to hemp: Colorado rancher eyes second calling (Cannabist)

// An Oral History of ‘Up In Smoke’ on Its 40th Anniversary (Leafly)

// This State Could Allow Non-Residents Access to Medical Marijuana (High Times)

// RI Compassion Center Employee Denied Mortgage Due to ‘Marijuana Related’ Income (Go Local Prov)

// Amid Federal Threats, State Treasurer Pushes For Marijuana Banking Access (Marijuana Moment)


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Thursday, December 21, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A few racks of trays full with sealed test tubes to be tested sit on a laboratory counter next to a couple of pipettes.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, December 21, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// State marijuana testing inaccurate, board warns (Juneau Empire)

// This $20 Million Startup Was on the Road to Riches. Then Its Leader Started Talking to God (Inc.)

// All 20 C.O. marijuana shops pass OLCC decoy ‘sting’ (KTVZ News Channel 21)


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// Marijuana Doomsday Didn’t Come (U.S. News & World Report)

// Nevada recreational marijuana sales soar to nearly $38M in October (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Rhode Island Officials: Many Medical Cannabis Cultivators Will Fail (Leafly (AP))

// Ohio Names 104 Cannabis Processing Applicants (New Cannabis Ventures)

// No help for hemp in Washington budget proposal (Capital Press)

// New Zealand Unveils Its Medical Cannabis Plans (Marijuana.com)

// MassRoots facing eviction from its Denver headquarters (Cannabist)


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Monday, June 12, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

An indoor industrial marijuana grow facility is packed with large healthy green marijuana plants.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, June 12, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Maryland court again refuses to delay medical cannabis licensing (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Legal marijuana could be a $5-billion boon to the state economy – but some users may stay illegal (LA Times)

// Welcome to Ganjachusetts (Boston Magazine)


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// Gov. Hickenlooper signs controversial civil asset forfeiture bill, calls it “important first step” in addressing problems with practice (The Denver Post)

// Colorado Company’s Pot Cases Seized By Federal Authorities (CBS Denver)

// Attorney Plans Lawsuit to Allow for Smoking of Medical Pot (U.S. News & World Report (AP) )

// Colorado marijuana sales in April 2017 top $125 million (The Cannabist)

// This Firefighter Took A Doctor’s Advice To Use Medical Marijuana – Now He Could Be Fired (BuzzFeed News)

// Connecticut Commissioner Agrees to Add 3 Qualifying Conditions (U.S. News)

// NBA Finals: Hotel where Warriors practice taken over by National Cannabis Expo (CBS Sports)


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

The letters 'WIN' on a brick wall.

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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Monday, October 31, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A Civil War reenactment battlefield is thick with smoke

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, October 31, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Rejected marijuana act backer blames amendment sponsor; will push for special election (KATV ABC 7)

// Fairbanks vendor rolls out Alaska’s first legal pot (Fairbanks Daily News-Miner)

// Archdiocese gives $850,000 to fight marijuana bid (Boston Globe)


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// Growing Medicinal Cannabis Crops Is Now Legal In Australia (Huffington Post Australia)

// Broward election chief prevails in lawsuit about ballot amendment on medical marijuana (Sun Sentinel)

// Late Night Medical Marijuana Robocall Snafu Angers Florida Voters (Sunshine State News)

// Maryland regulators recommend relaxing marijuana rules for police applicants (Baltimore Sun)

// Weed Growers Are Racing to Register Their Strains on the Bitcoin Blockchain (Motherboard)

// Americans Less Concerned About Drugs Than Ever: Poll (Marijuana.com)

// Arlene Dickinson joins board of medical marijuana player Aphria (Cantech Letter)


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Marijuana Today— Our flagship title, a weekly podcast examining the world of marijuana business and activism with some of the smartest people in the industry and movement.
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Monday, October 17, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The blue-graded sky screams overhead a green and rusty red Colorado forested lake.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, October 17, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// So Far So Good: What We Know About Marijuana Legalization in Colorado, Washington, Alaska, Oregon, and Washington, D.C. (Drug Policy Alliance)

// With $1M boost, cannabis company launches glass line (Business Den)

// Discount Tire gives $1 million to campaign against marijuana legalization (Phoenix Business Journal)


These headlines are brought to you by our friends over at McCabe Law, LLC of Portland, Maine, who are hosting their Cannabis Policy Conference next week on Monday, October 24. If you’re in Maine and into the legal marijuana industry, you don’t want to miss this one. Learn about how the passage of adult use ballot initiative Question 1 would affect the state’s existing medical market, how the national legalization scene will drive what happens here in Maine, and what’s the deal with industrial hemp? Swing over to McCabe Law, LLC to learn more and to register for their Cannabis Policy Conference!


// Head of Maryland medical marijuana grower licensing defends decisions says scores were tightly bunched (Baltimore Sun)

// Montana anti-marijuana group called out for breaking law on campaign spending (Cannabist)

// Richard Branson to cannabis advocates: Fight to legalize it. (CNET)

// Leak Reveals Clinton’s Marijuana Debate Prep (Marijuana.com)

// Cannabis Beer Brewer Prepares for National Distribution (US News & World Report)

// Austin company lights way for cannabis industry (Austin American-Statesman)

// Survey: Most Delawareans support legal marijuana (Delaware State News)


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Marijuana Today— Our flagship title, a weekly podcast examining the world of marijuana business and activism with some of the smartest people in the industry and movement.
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