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Friday, October 26, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, October 26, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Metrc, whose tracing system helps regulators track cannabis from seed to sale, just raised $50 million, including from Tiger Global (Tech Crunch)

// Cannabis Operator 4Front Raises $31 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Upstart Ohio medical cannabis firm raises CA$85 million to expand footprint (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// MedMen Generates $20.6 Million Revenue in Fiscal Q4 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// NFL Great Co-Founds New Cannabis Investment Firm With Social Justice At Its Core (Forbes)

// ‘Pure idiocy’ on marijuana pacts means Massachusetts must act: industry advocate (Mass Live)

// Gov. Herbert says there will be no ‘ideal’ medical marijuana law until Congress acts (Salt Lake Tribune)

// Defections From Beverage Alcohol May Speak To The Future For Legal Cannabis (Forbes)

// Anheuser-Busch InBev slashes dividend as beer demand slumps (CNN)

// Toronto Airport Says Cannabis Trash Cans Are Not ‘Free Weed’ Bins (Gizmodo)


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Thursday, October 18, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, October 18, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Cannabis shops do a roaring trade on their first day in Canada (Al Jazeera News)

// Toronto police to Canadians: stop snitching on your neighbors about marijuana (Vox)

// Marijuana And Other Drugs Should Be Legalized, Likely Next House Judiciary Chair Says (Marijuana Moment)


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// Former Oregon pot lab owner, with aid of white nationalist lawyer, sues antifa for defamation (Oregon Live)

// See photos of Louisiana’s first legal harvest of medical marijuana (Nola)

// DA dismisses citation against woman with medical marijuana (Fox 25)

// San Francisco establishes cannabis committee to oversee industry (San Francisco Examiner)

// Some Toronto and B.C. dispensaries remain open on pot legalization day (CTV News)

// Provinces warn of marijuana delivery delays if Canada Post strikes (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Tommy Chong is trying to get to Canada in time for legalization, but can’t find his passport (Toronto Star)


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Wednesday, July 25, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// N.J. won’t prosecute many weed cases until September. It’s a big step toward legalization. (NJ.com)

// N.J. health commissioner: We need more medical marijuana dispensaries to meet demand | Opinion (NJ.com)

// N.M. Medical Cannabis Program Surging Toward $100 Million in 2018 (Globe Newswire)


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// Marijuana testing lab not among 7 licenses before Cannabis Control Commission (MassLive)

// Terp Town’ Fire Rips Through California’s Most Coveted Cannabis (Leafly)

// Why Marijuana Consumers Have Smaller Waistlines Than Non-Users (Marijuana Moment)

// Watch Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard And Other Federal Reps File New Marijuana Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// West Virginia Congressional Candidate Running On Marijuana Gets Political Boost (Marijuana Moment)

// Sweet Leaf granted temporary reprieve from destroying its Denver cannabis (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Outgoing Boston Police Commissioner William Evans is gifted bong by Boston Public Radio’s Jim Braude and Margery Eagan (MassLive)


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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, February 19, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, February 19, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// LA’s Cannabis Office Is Woefully Understaffed, Chief Says (Leafly)

// Voter-approved law says Mainers can grow 6 pot plants each, but lawmakers want to make it 3 (Portland Press Herald)

// Internal control ‘weaknesses’ could delay medical marijuana rollout (Dayton Daily News)


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// California Sends ‘Several Hundred’ Warning Letters to Unlicensed Cannabis Businesses (Leafly)

// Marijuana Opponent Kennedy Reconsiders State Legalization Protections (Marijuana Moment)

// Alberta expects 250 cannabis stores will open in first year of legalization (Calgary Herald)

// Are you getting marijuana delivered to you? If so, it’s probably illegal (Sacramento Bee)

// Canopy Growth BC Tweed Greenhouse Gets Health Canada Green Light (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Joint Committee chair: Draft regs ignore law (Boston Herald)

// Munchies meet Thin Mints: Girl Scouts will now allow cookie sales outside Colorado pot shops (Cannabist)


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Monday, July 31, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, July 31, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Signing marijuana law Massachusetts, gov continues to express reservations (Cannabist)

// Marijuana in Massachusetts: Here are the first appointees to a key advisory panel (Mass Live)

// SJC to hear case against ‘unconstitutionally vague’ medical marijuana law (Boston Herald)


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// Medical marijuana dispensaries will get a jump on new retailers (Boston Herald)

// D.C. Marijuana Market: Stuck In A Gray Zone (Rhode Island Public Radio)

// Lawmakers head to Denver for pot fact-finding mission (Central Maine)

// In Vermont’s Third Year Of Industrial Hemp, Growth And Growing Pains (Vermont Public Radio)

// Cops are Using Stoned Focus Groups to Improve Roadside Cannabis Impairment Testing (Merry Jane)

// For This Pot Guy, States Are His Biggest Customers (Governing)

// Grandpas smoking weed for the first time is as hilarious as it sounds (Mashable)


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Tuesday, July 18, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Read the Massachusetts marijuana bill: Lawmakers release compromise rewriting of the state’s pot and medical marijuana laws (Mass Live)

// Jeff Sessions Ready to Ramp Up More Asset Forfeitures (Leafly)

// Marijuana ruling by Massachusetts high court ‘first case of its kind in the country’ (Mass Live)


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// Editorial: Smoking Marijuana While Black (New York Times)

// The Haymaker: How Prohibition Aided a Pennsylvania Murder Spree (Leafly)

// Maine Takes Advice From Colorado’s ‘Marijuana Czar’ (Weed Daily)

// Canadian Dollars Are Funding Global Cannabis Expansion (Marijuana.com)

// Texarkana board approves two medical marijuana regulations (KSLA News)

// San Francisco Office Of Cannabis To Regulate Recreational Marijuana Sales (CBS San Francisco)

// Congressmen Tell Marijuana Jokes (MassRoots)


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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// As Deadline Looms, Vermont’s Governor Remains Undecided on Historic Recreational Cannabis Bill (Merry Jane)

// West Virginia begins early stages of launching MMJ program (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Senator’s Reefer Tweet Goes Viral (Marijuana.com)


// Poll: Canadians Want Ottawa to Erase Cannabis Convictions (Leafly)

// Volusia County removes beach porta-potty after pot complaints (Daytona Beach News-Journal)

// SEC Suspends Two Cannabis Stocks (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Hickenlooper signs hemp bill into law in Cortez (Durango Herald)

// Chart: Startup costs for wholesale marijuana cultivators (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Santee Sioux Trial, Day Two: Ex-Partner Denies Hagen’s Guilt (Leafly)

// Sen. Kamala Harris Thinks The Drug War Is Over (It’s Not) (MassRoots)


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

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, April 27, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Colorado May Bar Cops From Helping With Marijuana Crackdown (US News & World Report)

// Canopy Growth Corp. to implement new pesticide-testing regime for cannabis (The Globe and Mail)

// Nevada pushes ahead with marijuana clubs (Las Vegas Review-Journal)


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// MJ Freeway Reports Cannabis Retail Sales for April 20 “4/20” Holiday Exceeded $45M (Yahoo Finance)

// Massachusetts House bans marijuana purchases with public assistance (Metro Boston)

// New York’s marijuana lobbying dollars top $2 million by applicants (Lohud)

// Marijuana decriminalized but still triggers gun felony (Delaware Online)

// PA gets hundreds of applications for medical cannabis licenses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// International org takes on creating safety and other standards for cannabis industry (The Cannabist)

// NYPD Says Call 911 To Report Marijuana Use (MassRoots)


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Friday, February 10, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, February 10, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Colorado sold $1.3 billion worth of marijuana in 2016 (Cannabist)

// Sexy Pizza and allies file suit against Colorado so their customers can use weed and alcohol (Denverite)

// Double-Digit Price Declines in Wholesale Cannabis Markets in 2016 Driven by Changes in Cultivation Methods and Greater Supply (Marijuana Industry News)


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// State seizes CBD products from marijuana stores (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Lawmakers puzzle over how to allow pot to be carried inter-island (Hawaii News Now)

// Cuomo says he remains opposed to recreational marijuana (Politico)

// Peru’s government proposes to legalise medical marijuana (Independent)

// Why Cannabis is the Best Medicine on the Planet for Professional Football Players (Marijuana.com)

// New Market: Fierce competition for licenses in Pennsylvania’s emerging MMJ program (Marijuana Business Daily)

// VIDEO: Sasquatch sighting at the “X” in Springfield (WWLP 22 News)


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