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Thursday, October 11, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, October 11, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// U.S. Government Loosens Border Policy For Canadian Marijuana Industry Workers (Marijuana Moment)

// Tobacco Giant Altria Rumored To Be Eyeing Cannabis Stake (Green Market Report)

// Pot companies failing at financial reporting, regulator says (Tortonto Star)


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// California Cannabis Bill Round-Up: What Matters Most (Canna Law Blog)

// Alaska plans changes to how it taxes marijuana in response to industry concerns (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Navigating the marijuana sector: Q&A with Chris Hagedorn, GM of Scotts Miracle-Gro unit Hawthorne Gardening (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Trump Administration Seeks Public Comments On Marijuana Reclassification (Forbes)

// A Conversation with Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commissioner, Steven Hoffman – Part I (JD Supra)

// Marijuana legalization may go more smoothly than you think: Washington governor (Alaska Highway News (Canadian Press))

// California pursues stop-gap plan to issue provisional cannabis licenses (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Tuesday, October 2, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// FDA: CBD shouldn’t be a controlled substance, but treaties require it (Marijuana Business Daily)

// The White House Confirms, Yup, It’s Been Running A Marijuana Committee (BuzzFeed News)

// Lawmakers Ask Why Trump’s ‘Buy American’ Policy Doesn’t Apply To Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)


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// TGOD to Raise $75 Million Selling Shares at $6.85 with $9.00 Warrants (New Cannabis Ventures)

// GW Pharma to Raise $300 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// MedMen Raises $94 Million with Senior Secured Term Loan at 7.5% (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Dixie Brands To Become Next Publicly Traded Cannabis Company (Green Market Report)

// Ontario to permit cannabis sales at production centers following Newfoundland’s lead (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Estimated tax haul from marijuana sales would grow to $134 million per year (Detroit Free Press)

// Michigan marijuana dispensaries get new deadline for approval, closure (Detroit Free Press)


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Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Coca-Cola Is Eyeing the Cannabis Market (Bloomberg)

// New York Cops Still Making Cannabis Arrests, Despite Mayor’s Policy (Leafly)

// Home delivery for medical marijuana? Michigan regulators consider it (Detroit Free Press)


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// LDS Church releases new memo warning of legal risks from medical marijuana initiative (Salt Lake Tribune)

// Leafly plans to delist unlicensed marijuana businesses in Canada (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Parent firm of marijuana mag High Times raises $5M, extends cutoff for $50M goal (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Oklahoma cities passing zoning laws regulating medical marijuana (KFOR 4 News)

// Louisiana regulators remove 100-patient cap on marijuana doctors; some still worry about availability (The Advocate)

// Feds Would Compile Tips For Growing Marijuana Under Proposal Advancing In Congress (Marijuana Moment)

// Humane’ restaurant’s bizarre ‘kinder’ way of killing lobsters (Yahoo News)


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Thursday, July 26, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, July 26, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Senators Push Sessions To Stop Blocking Marijuana Cultivation Applications (Marijuana Moment)

// Los Angeles Will Vote on a Cannabis Bank (Leafly)

// Wet marijuana’ illegal in Michigan, appeals court rules (Michigan Live)


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// New York Governor Received Nearly $100,000 in Donations From Cannabis Industry (Herb)

// Americans View Marijuana As Significantly Less Harmful Than Cigarettes (Marijuana Moment)

// Legalizing Marijuana Brings Illicit Consumers To The Legal Market, Study Says (Marijuana Moment)

// Licensed marijuana cultivation in Canada exceeds 10 million square feet (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Why financing is a key hurdle for California cannabis firms – and forcing some to the black market (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Survey Finds the American Public has a Favorable View of Marijuana. Researchers Find That ‘Concerning.’ (Marijuana.com)

// San Diego DA agrees to drop charges against cannabis attorney (U.S. News & World Report (AP))


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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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Wednesday, May 16, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// TILT Holdings Projects $200 Million Cannabis Related Revenue in 2019 as Public Company (New Cannabis Ventures)

// De Blasio, Who Opposes Legalizing Marijuana, Vows to Relax Police Enforcement (Bloomberg)

// US Territory Considers Marijuana Legalization This Week (Marijuana Moment)


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// Legalizing marijuana in New York would improve state city budgets, Stringer says (AM New York)

// New Jersey’s medical marijuana patient count could reach 50,000, regulator says (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Quebec Wants to Ban Home-Grow. Is It the Will of the Voters or Vested Interests? (Leafly)

// Philadelphia to Treat Opioid Addiction with Medical Marijuana (High Times)

// Joe Redner asks Florida Supreme Court: Let me grow marijuana now (Tampa Bay Times)

// Marijuana industry – now worth $31 billion – looks abroad for growth (Financial Post)

// Canopy Growth to Pay Outside Investors $101 Million in Stock for Balance of Canopy Health Innovations (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Wednesday, May 9, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// First Marijuana Reform Bill Clears Congressional Committee (Marijuana Moment)

// California has slow start to marijuana tax collections (Modesto Bee (AP))

// Georgia Adds Pain and PTSD as Conditions for Medical Marijuana (High Times)


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!


// Health Canada says delaying pot bill for more Indigenous consultation would leave kids vulnerable (CBC News)

// Missouri Medical Marijuana Bill Clears Another Hurdle (Marijuana Moment)

// Escape from Los Angeles: Marijuana businesses leave as city struggles to roll out legal market (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Another big Canadian bank dips toes in marijuana sector (Marijuana Business Daily)

// McConnell And Schumer Discuss Each Other’s Cannabis Bills (Marijuana Moment)

// Arizona Hemp Industry Ready to Take Off if Governor Ducey Signs Bill (Phoenix New Times)

// Illinois Police Threaten to Euthanize Over 200 Drug-Sniffing Dogs If Weed Is Legalized (Merry Jane)


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Monday, April 23, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, April 23, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Canada’s Ruling Liberal Party Endorses Drug Decriminalization (Marijuana Moment)

// Washington Governor: ‘We’ve Got The Best Weed’ (Marijuana Moment)

// For the first time a major Australian political party backs cannabis legalization (Herb)


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!


// Senator Wants Jeff Sessions To Meet With Drug War Victims (Marijuana Moment)

// Massachusetts lawmakers unlikely to update medical marijuana home cultivation law this session (Mass Live)

// Reduced home-grow limit offensive pot advocates say (Portland Press Herald)

// State wants to help marijuana businesses find an alternative to banks (Michigan Radio)

// Less politics, more commercial touches: Changes, big and small, evident at Denver’s 4/20 festival as marijuana industry takes control of event (Denver Post)

// Lawmakers pitch recreational marijuana as a way to help fund Arizona teacher pay raises (AZ Family)

// Your legal pot buying data could get you banned from the U.S. lawyers warn (Global News )


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Tuesday, April 3, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Studies link legal marijuana with fewer opioid prescriptions (New York Times (AP))

// Main bank for Illinois’ medical marijuana industry is pulling out, leaving some operators to deal in cash (Chicago Tribune)

// Weed Is Serious Business for Canada’s Go-To Pot Banker (Bloomberg)


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// Chart: Medical marijuana patient counts sales tumble in Maine (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Pizza, Pad Thai, and Pot: Home Delivery of Marijuana Is Legal in These States (Pew Trusts)

// The top 8 anti-pot politicians up for re-election this year (Herb)

// Micro-Security for Micro-Processors in Canada: Fair or Foul? (Leafly)

// More uncertainty as medical cannabis bill heads to state Senate for first time (WKRN)

// Utah Medical Association accuses medical marijuana campaign of misleading voters into supporting initiative (Salt Lake Tribune)

// VERIFY: Is Rep. Allen Peake violating cannabis law? (WMAZ)


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

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
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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