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Wednesday, August 15, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// A 5-year-old and her cannabis can go to public kindergarten, California judge rules (Sacramento Bee)

// Garbage from Washington state’s booming pot industry clogs gutters, sewers, and landfills (Washington Post)

// Investor Scraps $8.3M Marijuana Deal With Businessman Linked To Investigation (Maine Public)


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// Pennsylvania cracks down on dispensary for selling cannabis for $1 a gram (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana is not really legal in California if residents don’t have a reasonable way to buy it (Los Angeles Times)

// Scientists Discover You Can Use Espresso Machines To Make Marijuana Extracts (Marijuana Moment)

// Anti-Marijuana Group Wants Campaign Finance Transparency, Kind Of (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana Emerges As Key Issue In Nevada U.S. Senate Race (Marijuana Moment)

// Maryland Bank Continues to Aggressively Bank Cannabis Industry (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Regulatory delay holds up Louisiana’s medical cannabis program (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Thursday, June 7, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, June 7, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Crash or Cash: What’s Happening to California Cannabis Prices? (Leafly)

// Congressional GOP Blocks Marijuana Votes (Again) (Marijuana Moment)

// MedMen inks $53 million acquisition of Florida cannabis cultivator dispensary sites (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Aphria to Raise $225 Million Selling Shares at $11.85 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// City committee recommends allowing smoking of cannabis on sidewalks (CBC News)

// Rules allowing cannabis at festivals move forward; some councillors say there’s too much regulation (Calgary Herald)

// This Lawmaker Just Brought Cannabis Products Onto The Senate Floor (Marijuana Moment)

// Kush Bottles Diversifies Beyond Cannabis with Unit Focused on FDA-Compliant Packaging (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Updated: Friends of the Eel River Sues the County Over Cannabis (North Coast Journal)

// Meet the Man Behind The Viral Marijuana Drone Videos (Marijuana Moment)


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Monday, April 16, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, April 16, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump To Support Major Marijuana Legislation (Marijuana Moment)

// Players free to smoke weed as dispensary sponsors Las Vegas soccer team (Las Vegas Sun)

// $15M marijuana facility opens near Reno (Las Vegas Review-Journal)


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// Las Vegas marijuana grower to pay $28M for local store (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Canada To Measure Marijuana Use By Testing Sewage (NPR)

// The newest threat to California’s redwoods isn’t what you’d think (SF Gate)

// In Boston-area condos and apartments, the smell of pot pits neighbor against neighbor (Boston Globe)

// Dana Nessel wins nod from Democrats for attorney general (Michigan Radio)

// Watch This: Cheech & Chong Talk About the First Time They Got High (Leafly)

// Indy Q&A: Former Denver Post pot editor on the future of public marijuana consumption in Nevada (Nevada Independent)


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

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, March 9, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Senate Could Vote To Let Marijuana Businesses Use Banks This Week (Forbes)

// Legislature slashing Health Dep’t pay because of medical marijuana delays (Florida Politics)

// To Encourage Minority Ownership, Maryland House Votes to Expand Grow Licenses (Marijuana.com (AP))


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// Israel’s parliament unanimously votes to progress cannabis decriminalisation (Independent)

// Canadian Company Acquires Arizona Medical Marijuana Company For $15M (KJZZ)

// North Carolina agriculture chief blasts DEA over hemp confusion (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Skeptical of LED lights, marijuana growers decry lighting efficiency rule (Boston Globe)

// NCIA trying to unify state marijuana trade associations, but is competition on the horizon? (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Small marijuana firms are being ‘locked out’ of Canada’s industry, lawmaker charges (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Wholesale cannabis prices tumbled in 2017 – and they have yet to hit rock bottom (Cannabist)


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Monday, February 12, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, February 12, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Washington pot industry faces major setback after delivery routes, vehicle data hacked (Spokesman-Review)

// Jim Carroll Tapped as Trump’s Drug Czar (Leafly)

// Illinois Appeals Adding ‘Pain’ as Medical Marijuana Qualifier (Leafly)


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// Prosecutors ask Massachusetts marijuana regulators to hold off on cannabis cafes home delivery (Cannabist (AP))

// Warning of high power costs of marijuana, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker’s administration recommends energy standards (MassLive)

// Colorado marijuana sales hit $1.5 billion in 2017 (Cannabist)

// LCBO chooses Shopify to run online cannabis sales; more pot retail news expected (Financial Post)

// Loophole could allow private members-only pot clubs anywhere (Boston Herald)

// Canada’s marijuana heavyweights set sights on the ultimate prize: Conquering the world (Financial Post)

// Proposal for Denver’s first cannabis club takes early steps (Denverite)


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Friday, January 12, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, January 12, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Colorado’s Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner to U.S. Treasury: Leave marijuana banking rules alone (Denver Post)

// Attorney for Sweet Leaf budtenders files to dismiss felony marijuana charges (Cannabist)

// On Marijuana, Voters Want Feds To Butt Out Of State Laws, Polls Find (Marijuana Moment)


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// California predicts 1M pounds of marijuana sales in first year (The Hill)

// Staties BPD to feds: We won’t bust bud in Bay State (Boston Herald)

// Edible THC Options Shrink with Recreational Pot Legalization (Fox 40)

// State establishes eight regions for medical marijuana dispensaries (Bismark Tribune (AP))

// California’s booming pot business poisoning spotted owls, research shows (Reno Gazette Journal)

// At bill-signing, Tsongas urges Trump to focus on opioids not marijuana (Lowell Sun)

// Maryland credit union to cannabis businesses: We’re open (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Tuesday, December 19, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Canadians consumed C$5 billion to C$6.2 billion in cannabis in 2015: study (Reuters)

// Senior Senate Dem Signs Bill To Punish States With Bad Marijuana Laws (Marijuana Moment)

// Legal or not, cannabis takes a toll on Northern California watersheds (KALW Public Radio)


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// California Goes Legal: These Stores & Cities Are Set to Open Jan. 1, 2018 (Leafly)

// Indigenous Cannabis: Revitalizing First-Nation Economies Through Legalization (Leafly )

// Even Without the Rider That Protects Medical Marijuana, a Pot Crackdown Is Unlikely (Reason)

// Chart: Regulatory framework in place for Michigan medical marijuana businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// How One Machine Can Change Colorado Hemp Farming (Westword)

// Cannabis activists Marc and Jodie Emery plead guilty to drug-related charges (Toronto Star)

// Op-ed: Denver should re-think the overly strict rules for social marijuana venues (Cannabist)


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Tuesday, September 26, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Administration Makes It Harder To Track Marijuana Arrests (But I Did It Anyway) (Forbes)

// L.A. is set to be a hot market for marijuana sales. But there might not be many places to smoke it (Los Angeles Times)

// As Legalization Looms, Toronto Wrangles Where to Allow Smoking (Leafly)


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// Marijuana industry groups to LA: Don’t shut out existing suppliers (Los Angeles Daily News)

// California Pot Trends Already Resemble Colorado’s Retail Market (Westword)

// U.S. Wholesale Cannabis Prices Down 18.6% During First Half of 2017, Despite Relative Stability (Marijuana Industry News)

// Israel Cannabis Market Could Be Worth $1.1 Billion By 2022 (Green Market Report)

// Marijuana task-force member’s move to legal weed company raises conflict-of-interest concerns (National Post)

// Quarter of Seattle cancer patients turn to marijuana to help cope with pain, stress, and nausea (Independent)

// Vail Valley ranchers say they have the only zero-carbon footprint marijuana grow in Colorado (Vail Daily)


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Friday, June 2, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, June 2, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// High Times magazine sells to Bob Marleys son, others (San Francisco Chronicle)

// Secret Service relaxes marijuana policy in bid to swell ranks (CNN)

// New Hampshire Marijuana Decrim Goes to Governor (MassRoots)


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// Maryland MMJ commissioner targeted by lawsuits from ex-cops (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis Testing Lab Reach with Arkansas and California Licensing Deals (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Medical pot producer sues over New Mexico state fair display (KOAT 7)

// State prepares for new medical marijuana companies (Times Union)

// First medical marijuana dispensary will open on June 8 without cannabis products (KITV 4 ABC)

// Alaska has collected nearly $1 million in marijuana tax revenue, so far still short of projections (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Environmental damage means felonies for misdemeanor pot grows (OrovilleMR)


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Friday, October 21, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, October 21, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Democrat running for Utah governor unveils medical marijuana plan (Fox 13 Salt Lake City)

// Group sues over some Broward ballots missing marijuana question (Sun Sentinel)

// Marijuana Lights Up State Ballots (New York Times)


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// California readies landmark water rules for cannabis cultivators (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Majority of Montana voters oppose medical marijuana initiative, poll shows (Missoulian)

// Massachusetts Senate President: I’m Voting for Cannabis Question (Leafly)

// ‘But this is just drug abuse and it’s not medicine’: Arkansas medical marijuana opponents launch first TV ad (The Cannabist)

// Gummies overtake chocolate in Colorado cannabis edibles space (Confectionery News)

// Signal Bay Completes Purchase of Portland Cannabis Testing Lab (EconoTimes)

// Alaska Railroad sees hope in marijuana industry and other areas as profits drop (Alaska Dispatch News)


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