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Wednesday, February 7, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

True man of the people and Trump Secretary of Treasury Steven Mnunchin poses with uncut dollars bills with wife Louise Linton, who is very approachable and down-to-earth and not at all a vapid out-of-touch .1%er.

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Treasury Secretary Wants Marijuana Money In Banks (Forbes)

// Marijuana-focused credit union gets conditional approval from the Federal Reserve (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana can only go on sale in Canada months after law passed: minister (Reuters)


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// Washington’s New Cannabis-Tracking Software Is Disrupting the Industry (Leafly)

// Launchpad to Asia’: Cronos pulls veil off Australian joint venture (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Baker API Enables Cannabis Dispensaries to Better Analyze Revenue and Key Data (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Chicago Police Arrested 20,000 Fewer People for Marijuana Possession in 2017 Than In 2007 (Civilized)

// Another Marijuana Amendment Blocked In Congress (Marijuana Moment)

// Sessions Blames Media For Drug Issues And Says Marijuana Isn’t Good For You (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana Is The Big Super Bowl Winner (Green Market Report)


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Monday, February 5, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A group of marijuana plants sits in an enclosed outdoor growing space nearly ready for harvest.

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Monday, February 5, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Oregon’s Top Federal Prosecutor Holds Cannabis Summit (Leafly)

// Canadian Cannabis Companies Correct After Capital Raising Crescendo (Forbes)

// Opening Day For Recreational Marijuana Shops May Be Delayed Again (CBS Boston)


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// MedMen Becomes The First Marijuana Unicorn (Green Market Report)

// Medical marijuana sales, caregivers, and patient numbers decline (Portland Press Herald)

// While Some California DAs Are Throwing Out Old Pot Convictions, L.A. County’s Jackie Lacey Takes a Different Path (KTLA 5)

// Canadian medical marijuana firm begins sell-off of U.S. cannabis assets (Cannabist)

// Marijuana sales in Alaska drop for second month in a row (Cannabist (AP))

// Ohio awards contract for medical marijuana customer call center (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Beware Cannabis Companies Aggressively Soliciting Investment (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Friday, December 22, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Attorney General Jeff Sessions stands just off stage at an event looking intensely dour.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, December 22, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Jeff Sessions Leaves the Cole Memo Intact, For Now (Leafly)

// Cannabis Control Commission approves draft regulations for Massachusetts marijuana industry (WWLP)

// CDC releases grim new opioid overdose figures: ‘We’re talking about more than an exponential increase’ (Washington Post)


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// Organigram plans to increase marijuana production via CA$73 million raise (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Shoppers Drug Mart Names MedReleaf as Second Medical Cannabis Supplier (New Cannabis Ventures)

// DOJA Cannabis and Tokyo Smoke Merge to Become Hiku Brands (New Cannabis Ventures)

// California’s former top cop forms marijuana distribution firm in new age of legalization (Los Angeles Times)

// California issues first cannabis cultivation licenses; 69 marijuana businesses now sanctioned (Cannifornian)

// Los Angeles pot shops will get visits from health inspectors – just like restaurants (Daily Bulletin)

// Joy to the weed: Marijuana legalization comes bearing gifts (CT Post (AP))


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Friday, December 15, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A screen shot of a Portugese ISP's internet packages showing how terrible the internet can be without Net Neutrality.

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Friday, December 15, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// How FCC’s Net Neutrality Rollback Could Hurt Cannabis (Leafly)

// Breaking: Marijuana retail chain operator Sweet Leaf forced to shut down in Denver area (Marijuana Business Daily)

// The ‘Salesforce Of Pot’ Just Raised $8 Million To Expand in California (Forbes)


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// Aphria Scores C$100 Million Deal (Green Market Report)

// Alaska marijuana regulators say company sold moldy edibles (McClatchy DC Bureau (AP))

// More than 20 medical marijuana dispensaries in Maryland approved drug supply low (Baltimore Sun)

// MassRoots Meltdown: 7 Warning Signs Investors Should Have Heeded (Leafly)

// Walmart dropped its ‘marijuana Christmas tree.’ But other weed-themed items remain (Miami Herald)

// Chicagoans will vote in ‘reeferendum’ on legalizing recreational pot (Belleville News-Democrat)

// You Will Laugh at How Small an Amount of Marijuana This Is, but a Football Player Got Arrested for It (Slate)


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Friday, September 29, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, September 29, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Nevada’s first month of recreational marijuana sales brings state $3.7 million in tax revenue (Nevada Independent)

// Nevada Attorney General asked to rule on pot lounges (Nevada Appeal)

// Update: CBD oil hits national stage with Target.com – briefly (Cannabist)


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// Michigan regulators will allow mega-growers of medical marijuana into the state (Detroit Free Press)

// Citing concerns about federal law, Albuquerque rejects medical marijuana bus ads (Santa Fe New Mexican)

// Is costly Colorado pot tax error worth a special session? Why the GOP says no (Denver Post)

// Legislative panel signs off on bill to spell out Maine’s rules for recreational pot (Portland Press Herald)

// Cannabis Fund Green Acre Capital Raises $25 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// How did Long Beach decide who gets a medical marijuana license? With an actual lottery machine, of course (Press-Telegram)

// MLB instantly regrets Wiz Khalifa throwing out first pitch (NY Post)


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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A sunny day shines down on the city of Las Vegas with its faux Statue of Liberty backed by a wall of casino towers.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Legislature’s lawyers: Marijuana consumption lounges don’t run afoul of Nevada law (Nevada Independent)

// Senators Want Feds To Make Sure Dispensary Marijuana Is Safe (Forbes)

// Proposed Cannabis Dispensary Shutdown Would Effect 2/3 Of Michigan Patients (Weed News)


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// All the Cannabis Legalization Measures in Play Right Now (Leafly)

// Massachusetts pot board to meet for 1st time discuss hiring (CT Post)

// Colorado marijuana firm secures $10 million for massive Massachusetts facility (Mass Live)

// MassRoots And CannaRegs: Does The $12 Million Acquisition Make Sense? (Bengzinga)

// Charities Are Refusing Contributions From Cannabis Companies Despite Legalization (Merry Jane)

// ‘I’m Two For Two’: Judge Drops Case Against Weed Advocate Who Toked On Capitol Hill (DCist)

// Chart: 19% of cannabis businesses are owned or were founded by racial minorities (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Wednesday, August 23, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Oregon Governor Kate Brown looks super cool pointing two fingers out while smiling.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Oregon’s governor state police chief stand up for marijuana (Seattle Times)

// Alaska Proposal Would Open Door to On-Site Consumption (Leafly)

// Fast-growing marijuana investment firm Privateer Holdings raises another $58M to fuel expansion (Geek Wire)


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// Congress To Decide On State Marijuana Protections Soon (MassRoots)

// Maricann to Raise up to $35mm to Expand Canadian Production Capacity (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Maricann to Acquire Biotechnology Company NanoLeaf Technologies for C$38.5 Million in Stock (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Dixie Elixirs recalls some marijuana edibles in Colorado (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Scientific Community Pushes Back Against V.A.’s Latest ‘Worthless’ Medical Marijuana Studies (Merry Jane)

// Ohio Picks Two Vendors to Ramp up Medical Marijuana System (Leafly)

// This Hospice Is Hoping To Prove That Cannabis Can Make Dying Less Painful (BuzzFeed News)


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Thursday, July 27, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Student actors play a scene from the play Reefer Madness, with one young actor with marijuana joint to lip being offered an array of lights from friends.

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Thursday, July 27, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Congressional Committee Slams Marijuana’s Schedule I Status (MassRoots)

// Court rejects challenge to medical marijuana registration (Las Vegas Sun)

// Come January, California will have too much pot (Ventura County Star)


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// L.A. Could Ban the Production of Dabs (LA Weekly)

// Cannabis social media platform MassRoots raises $1.2 million (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana companies could soon face major upheaval at federal level (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Getting records from Massachusetts State Police continues to be a challenge – even after you pay for them (MuckRock News)

// How Pa. doctors will handle medical marijuana (Philly.com)

// Medicine Man Technologies Closes Denver Consulting Group Acquisition (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Maine Governor Wants Recreational Marijuana Legalization Repealed (Merry Jane)


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Tuesday, June 6, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks at a DOJ podium.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Deputy AG: Push for tough sentences is not reviving drug war (The Associated Press)

// Congress Could Vote on Marijuana Banking This Week (MassRoots)

// Cleveland City Council rolls back moratorium on growing marijuana (Cleveland.com)


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// Nevada Lawmakers Set Cannabis Tax: 10% Retail, 15% Wholesale (Leafly News)

// Arkansas Expecting 20,000-40,000 Medical Marijuana Patient Applications (Leafly News)

// Marijuana may get a brief losing debate in House (CT Post)

// Chart: Retail cannabis chains are on the rise in Colorado (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis Wheaton scraps $80M financing deal citing ‘false’ attempts to ‘discredit the company’ (Financial Post)

// Toronto’s public health chief wants pot possession decriminalized now (Toronto Star)

// Ohio village runs out of space for medical marijuana growers (The News & Observer)


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Monday, June 5, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A rainbow kisses a HSBC bank building overlooking the waterfront in Auckland, New Zealand.

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Monday, June 5, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New Zealand Will Allow Doctors to Prescribe CBD Oil (Merry Jane)

// More than 15,000 people charged with pot possession since Trudeau elected in 2015 (National Post)

// NFLPA looks to involve players’ families in push for marijuana policy change. But major obstacles remain. (The Denver Post)


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// Montana preparing to collect 1st medical marijuana tax (Billings Gazette)

// HelloMD raises $1M to connect customers with medical cannabis via telemedicine (Mobi Health News)

// Medical Marijuana Program Set to Start July 1 in Iowa (KDLT News NBC)

// Legislative session enters final month with budget unresolved (Delaware State News)

// Vetoed pot bills are dead as Senate moves not to vote again on them (Las Vegas Sun)

// California’s ‘Green Rush’ Takes Hmong Back to Their Opium-Growing Roots (The New York Times)

// OSP Cited Man for Having Too Much Marijuana During Cave Junction Traffic Stop (KAJO News)


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