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Monday, December 2, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, December 2, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Poet busted for pot in 1969 makes 1st purchase of legal recreational weed in Michigan (ABC News)

// DEA Finalizes Plan To Grow 3.2 Million Grams Of Marijuana In 2020 (Marijuana Moment)

// ‘Incredibly low’: Only 118 pardons granted for pot possession in first 4 months (CBC News)


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// Ontario Cannabis Store deletes Black Friday tweet ‘in consultation’ with federal regulator (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer Calls For Extended Hemp Regulations Comment Period (Marijuana Moment)

// RIP: Federal Medical-Marijuana Patient George McMahon (Celeb Stoner)

// WeedMD to Acquire Starseed for $78 Million in Stock (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Is Hemp CBD Really Unlawful in California? (Canna Law Blog)

// 4Front Announces Third Quarter 2019 Financial Results (Benzinga)

// Nearly 100 Cities Are Considering Decriminalizing Psychedelics, Map Shows (Marijuana Moment)


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Friday, October 18, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, October 18, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Oregon appeals court halts governor’s vaping ban on flavored tobacco products (Oregon Live)

// Northeast governors explore regional standards for vaping, e-cigarette products (Politico)

// Jamaica’s government wants to talk to Trump about marijuana (Boston Globe)


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// $1.1 billion worth of cannabis sold in Canada’s first year of legalization (Leafly)

// Weed Edibles Are Finally Legal in Canada, But They’re Still Not for Sale (Merry Jane)

// Expunging marijuana convictions would be easy under new Michigan bill (Detroit Metro Times)

// Buying cannabis licenses on secondary market more of a sure bet than applying for state business permits (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Report: Draft law to legalize recreational cannabis in Mexico handed to Senate commissions (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Dionymed Implodes As CEO COO Resign, Creditor Demands $24 Million (Green Market Report)

// Chicago’s Black Leaders Voice Equity Concerns Over New Illinois Marijuana Law (Huffington Post)


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Wednesday, October 9, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// MedMen and PharmaCann terminate $682 million cannabis merger; MedMen CFO ousted (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Citing ‘consistent failure,’ Aleafia nixes cannabis supply deal with Aphria (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Montana temporarily bans flavored e-cigarettes (CT Post (AP))


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// Thousands qualify for Denver’s marijuana conviction expungement program; few apply (Denver Channel 7 ABC)

// Mayor Lori Lightfoot holds first meeting on recreational marijuana sales (ABC 7 Chicago)

// Even without reform, banks increasingly serving marijuana industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// It’s Official: Legal Weed Does Not Lead to Increased Crime, Study Confirms (Merry Jane)

// Medical Cannabis Helps Chronic Pain Patients Get Off Opioids, Study Shows (Merry Jane)

// More Senators Are Demanding That FDA Speed Up CBD Regulations (Marijuana Moment)

// 5 Reasons Why Cannabis Should Be Legally Allowed to Move Between States (Merry Jane)


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Thursday, September 26, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, September 26, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// House Approves Marijuana Banking Bill In Historic Vote (Marijuana Moment)

// House Judiciary Chair reiterates commitment to marijuana banking reform (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Wolf, Fetterman call for legalization of marijuana (Trib Live)


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// Massachusetts vaping shops facing financial ruin (Boston Globe)

// California health officials urge residents to stop vaping tobacco, marijuana (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Auxly Cannabis Group partner Sunens closes CA$84M credit facilities with Bank of Montreal (Marijuana Business Daily)

// West suburban school bus driver warns of CBD use after failing drug test, losing job (ABC 7 Chicago)

// National Expungement Week Aims to Erase Past Convictions (Leafly)

// Canada ‘falling woefully short’ of displacing illicit cannabis market, researcher says (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana industry reaction to California’s 2019 legislative session: Some wins, but many MJ business issues still outstanding (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Wednesday, August 28, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Chart: California marijuana market experiences license contraction in 2019 (Marijuana Business Daily)

// USDA Says Hemp Farmers Now Qualify For Federal Crop Insurance (Marijuana Moment)

// Gronk Calling Himself ‘Mr. Recovery,’ Is Getting into the CBD Game (Boston Magazine)


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// Chicago to Clear Thousands of Cannabis Arrests During Legalization (Leafly (AP))

// Curaleaf Q2 Revenue Grows 231% to $48.5 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Minnesota Governor Tells Agencies to Prepare for Marijuana Legalization (U.S. News & World Report)

// Michigan legislature moves closer to approving warning labels for marijuana (Michigan Public Radio)

// Medical cannabis at school? California Assembly OKs bill that would let students take prescription weed (Palm Springs Desert Sun)

// MCSO has been creating marijuana extracts for at least 4 years (AZ Mirror)

// NJ Governor Vetoes Cannabis Expungement, Calls for Stronger Bill (Green Market Report)


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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Cannabis banking reform secures landmark US Senate panel hearing (Marijuana Business Daily)

// 235,000 Michiganders could have marijuana record cleared under new bill (Detroit Free Press)

// In California’s Cannabis War, Civil Is the New Criminal (Leafly)


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// Northern Nights Will Be the First Music Festival to Allow Legal Weed Sales (Merry Jane)

// TILT Snags $125 Million Convertible (Green Market Report)

// Health Canada Falls Behind on Licensing Micro Cultivators (Leafly)

// Enrollment increase for New Mexico medical marijuana program (Boston Globe)

// Chart: Most wholesale cultivators competing on marijuana quality (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ohio questions ownership of 2 medical-marijuana dispensary companies (Columbus Dispatch)

// Cannabis firm Arcview gets $7.7 million funding, new ownership (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Friday, June 21, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, June 21, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// US House OKs Plan to Block Federal Cannabis Interference (Leafly (AP))

// Mills expected to sign pot rules into law put Maine on track for retail sales next year (Portland Press Herald)

// NJ medical marijuana bill heads to Phil Murphy’s desk with changes to taxes licenses (Asbury Park Press)


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// Marijuana Decriminalization Is Expanded in N.Y. but Full Legalization Fails (New York Times)

// House Passes Amendments Stripping DEA Funding And Pushing FDA To Regulate CBD (Marijuana Moment)

// This ‘micro’-sized license is giving Mass. residents a chance to launch small marijuana businesses (Boston Globe)

// Akerna Cannabis Stock Crushes It At Nasdaq (Green Market Report)

// OLCC bars Bend marijuana company from harvesting (Bend Bulletin)

// Cory Booker Unveils Plan To Commute Sentences For Thousands Of Drug War Prisoners (Marijuana Moment)

// Cannabis sales could hit $15 billion globally this year (CNN)


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Wednesday, June 5, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Bipartisan Governors Team Up To Demand Federal Marijuana Reform (Marijuana Moment)

// Congressional Report Raises Questions About Whether Marijuana Impairs Driving (Marijuana Moment)

// Weed CEO Backtracks After Repeating Claim About Fentanyl-Laced Weed On Fox (Vice)


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// Aurora Canopy are Canada’s ‘most reputable’ cannabis firms, survey finds; others rank far behind (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Oregon bill approved by House makes it easier to expunge old pot convictions (Statesman Journal)

// Green Growth Brands Executes Agreement to Acquire FL Medical Cannabis Provider (Green Market Report)

// Oakland Officials Decriminalize Psychedelics And Say They’ll Work To Legalize Sales Next (Marijuana Moment)

// France nears launch of medical cannabis ‘experiment’ (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ontario’s First Pot-Friendly Resort Is Open for Business (Merry Jane)

// Chart: Retail marijuana sales surpass Fortnite video game, closing in on Taco Bell, NFL (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Thursday, May 23, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, May 23, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// CA Senate votes to allow banks credit unions to accept marijuana retailer deposits (Marijuana Business Daily (AP))

// Exclusive: Facebook will not allow marijuana sales on its platform (Market Watch)

// Canopy Growth Buys Global Skincare Company This Works for $74 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Seven-In-Ten Americans Want Federal Marijuana Convictions Automatically Sealed, Survey Finds (Marijuana Moment

// More than 600 people will be growing hemp this year in Michigan (Michigan Live)

// Officials direct $1.8M in weed fees for homeless services (CT Post (AP))

// Square Quietly Launches Program For CBD Cannabis Company Credit Card Processing (Forbes)

// Texas expansion of medical cannabis nears finish line after Senate approval (Texas Tribune)

// Chris Long admits to regular marijuana use during NFL career and explains how he beat tests (Reno Gazette Journal)

// Growing pot sucks up electricity and pumps out an astounding amount of carbon dioxide – it doesn’t have to (Financial Post)


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Monday, May 20, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, May 20, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Jared Polis Picks Ean Seeb to Lead (Denver Westword)

// Legalization Gave Police Time to Fight Real Crime (Leafly)

// How legalization changed Humboldt County weed (New Yorker)


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// 48North Gains Health Canada License for Outdoor Cannabis Cultivation (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Texas medical marijuana expansion gains steam in Senate, even after previous stonewalling (Texas Tribune)

// Marijuana firm Green Growth Brands raises $45.5 million (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Colorado bill would allow doctors to recommend medical marijuana instead of prescription painkillers (9 News NBC)

// GOP Congressman Pushes For New Guidance On Hemp And CBD Businesses’ Credit Access (Marijuana Moment)

// Illinois expungement proposal for pot convictions one of nation’s broadest (State Journal-Register)

// Organigram to Commence NASDAQ Trading with Symbol OGI on May 21 (New Cannabis Ventures)


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