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Friday, January 4, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, January 4, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Weekly Deal Watch: Cannabis firms close out 2018 with blockbuster $13.8 billion raised (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Now for the Hard Part: Getting Californians to Buy Legal Weed (New York Times)

// TN congressman-sponsored medical marijuana bill would allow states to set their own regulations (WATE 6 ABC


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// Lottery for 25 Ontario retail cannabis licences to take place next week (Global News)

// The California Cannabis Packaging and Labeling Mess Will Soon Begin (Canna Law Blog)

// End of an era: After Jan. 9 California’s unlicensed medical cannabis collectives/co-ops illegal (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis commission receives extra $3 million to oversee medical marijuana (Boston Globe)

// Pennsylvania Lawmakers Gear Up To Push Full Marijuana Legalization Bills (Marijuana Moment)

// RI Health Department considering medical marijuana for opioid dependency (Turn to 10 NBC)

// Luxury Weed Tourism Is the Hot New Trend in Canada (Vice)


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Thursday, January 3, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, January 3, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Commission recommends extending Massachusetts open container law to marijuana (Mass Live)

// Medical Marijuana Protected Under Democrats’ Spending Bill, But DC Blocked From Legalizing Sales (Forbes)

// Rival Democrats Hold Up Cannabis Progress in New Jersey (Leafly)


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// Iowans hope to cash in big on hemp. But they need lawmakers’ help to make it happen (Des Moines Register)

// Marijuana Decriminalization in Maryland Has Not Stopped Implicit Bias nor Institutional Racism Against Black People (The Root)

// Maryland Cannabis Operator Announces $20 Million Capital Raise to Fund Northeast Expansion (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Hain Celestial founder named cannabis company chairman (Long Island Business News)

// Vancouver’s First Licensed Cannabis Store Opens This Week (Leafly (Canadian Press))

// Gift of pot? Marijuana businesses work in Michigan law’s gray area (Detroit News)

// Study: Festival Attendees Use Different Drugs Based On Music Genre, But They All Love Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)



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Wednesday, January 2, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, January 2, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New York Gov. Cuomo Pledges Marijuana Legalization In Inaugural Address (Marijuana Moment)

// Is pot the next pinot noir? Oregon may consider exporting weed to other states (Statesman Journal)

// Federal Marijuana Prosecutions Are Dropping In Era Of Legalization Chief Justice Reports (Marijuana Moment)


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// Chart: Massachusetts recreational marijuana sales soar in first month despite obstacles (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Dozens of Michigan medical marijuana shops forced to close as license deadline passes (WZZM 13 CBS)

// Global Cannabis Stocks Decline 20.3% in December (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Maine governor pardons former GOP lawmaker in old drug case (News Tribune (AP))

// Celebrating Colorado’s First Recreational Cannabis Sale Five Years Later (Leafly)

// Paiutes sell most expensive pot product to date at Las Vegas dispensary (Las Vegas Sun)

// Detroit Police Refuse to Stop Spelling ‘Marijuana’ with an H (Civilized)



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Friday, December 21, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, December 21, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// FDA Asserts Regulatory Authority over Cannabis Derived Products (New Cannabis Ventures)

// After huge cannabis investment, Altria buys $13B stake in vape firm Juul (Marijuana Business Daily)

// ‘Like a light beer’: Will Health Canada’s THC cap make edible pot too weak? (Yahoo Finance


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// Ohio green lights medical marijuana lab, clearing last hurdle to begin sales (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Teacher gets job offer rescinded after disclosing medical marijuana prescription (Fox 61)

// 164 people have applied to be Utah’s new ‘cannabis czar’ (Fox 13 Salt Lake City)

// Top Rhode Island Lawmakers Are Coming To Terms With Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// California marijuana industry braces for ‘another enormous burden’ from next phase of testing costs (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canopy Growth to Enter U.S. Market with Hemp Legalization (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Marijuana panel wants roadside testing before regulated market opens (VT Digger)


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Thursday, December 20, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, December 20, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Tilray and AB InBev to Invest Up to $100 Million in Cannabis Beverage Venture (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Florida appeals court delays ruling on major medical cannabis case (Marijuana Business Daily)

// County puts moratorium on new recreational marijuana dispensaries (Las Vegas Sun)



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// Congressional Democrats Release Report On Marijuana Legalization’s Economic Benefits (Marijuana Moment)

// New York City Mayor De Blasio Backs Marijuana Legalization Days After Governor Cuomo Does So (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana Commission’s Final Report Charts Path To Retail Pot Sales In Vermont (Vermont Public Radio)

// Wolf says state should give recreational pot ‘serious look’ (Danville News)

// No complaints at Leicester follow-up meeting on pot shop (Worcester Telegram)

// Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission opening applications for marijuana social equity program (Mass Live)

// ‘Dead Skunk’ Stench From Marijuana Farms Outrages Californians (New York Times)



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Wednesday, December 19, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New Study Finds Marijuana Component CBD Makes Glaucoma Worse (Forbes)

// Pennsylvania Issues 23 Additional Medical Cannabis Dispensary Permits (New Cannabis Ventures)

// RBC Capital Markets to start doing deals for cannabis companies, but will be ‘selective’ (London Free Press)



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// Arkansas delays licensing of medical marijuana dispensaries (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Maryland marijuana grower ForwardGro ordered to pay fine for using banned pesticides on cannabis crops (Baltimore Sun)

// Marijuana States Rights Amendment Blocked, But Cory Gardner Will Be Back (Roll Call)

// How Florida’s $250M medical cannabis market could open up to new businesses in 2019 (Marijuana Business Daily)

// U.S. cannabis companies set to steal Canada’s thunder in 2019 (Financial Post)

// Lawmakers In Two States Pre-File Bills To Allow Medical Marijuana At Schools (Marijuana Moment)

// Buy Weed With Cash To Protect Your Privacy: Watchdog (Huffington Post Canada)



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

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

// New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Endorses Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// CCC issues final recreational licenses to two more pot shops (Boston 25 News)

// New Zealand to hold referendum on legalising marijuana (Channel NewsAsia)


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// New Jersey Doubles Medical Cannabis Licenses with Addition of 6 Companies (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Oregon lawmakers revisit worker protections for off the clock pot use (Statesman Journal)

// An Early Look at Over 2,000 Oklahoma Medical Cannabis License Applications (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Suit aims to keep CA highway patrol from assisting federal marijuana enforcement (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Teen Marijuana Use Remains Lower Than Pre-Legalization Levels, Federally Funded Survey Finds (Marijuana Moment)

// Here’s The Text Of The Marijuana Amendment Sen. Gardner Wants Attached To Criminal Justice Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// Duterte will sign any bill legalizing medical marijuana – Palace (CNN Philippines)



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Monday, December 17, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, December 17, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// ‘Orderly crowd’ witnesses start of retail pot sales in Salem (Salem News)

// Trudeau says cannabis shortage likely to be resolved within a year (Global News)

// US Senator plans to pitch measure to resolve cannabis’ legal financial issues (Marijuana Business Daily)



Today’s headlines are brought to you by our friends over at Eaze.com, California’s top one stop website for legal marijuana delivery. If you live in the golden state, swing over to Eaze.com to see if they are active in your area. With deliveries taking place in less than an hour, it’s never been easier to get legal California marijuana delivery. And of course, if you don’t live where Eaze delivers, you can still benefit from all the useful bits of industry insight and analysis they’ve developed using their properly aggregate and anonymized sales data stream.


// Ontario to Implement Lottery to Phase in Cannabis Retail (Leafly)

// Massachusetts pot board says still no concrete way to detect high drivers (Boston Herald)

// Parents’ emotional pleas grant CBD use for autism treatment (KCRG 9 ABC)

// Sweet Leaf cannabis business co-owners hit with $8.8M judgment (Denver Post)

// Missouri Lawmaker Moves To Block Feds From Getting Medical Marijuana Patient Info (Marijuana Moment)

// Cannabis legalization voted Canadian Press’s Business Story of the Year (City News (Canadian Press))

// ICE Used Old Marijuana Charges To Arrest A Jamaican Green Card Holder And Father Of Four (Blavity)



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Friday, December 14, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, December 14, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Massachusetts marijuana regulators OK four new retail pot shops (Mass Live)

// Fall River will reduce payments it seeks from cannabis businesses (Boston Globe)

// Toronto and Ottawa vote to allow retail cannabis stores (CTV News)



These headlines are brought to you by Curaleaf, one of the leading vertically-integrated cannabis operators in the U.S. With legal medical marijuana dispensaries, cultivation sites, and processing facilities all over the United States, Curaleaf has served more than 100,000 medical cannabis patients and looks forward to helping many more long into the future. Swing over to Curaleaf.com to learn more about this very cool company!


// Two Ohio labs could get the OK to test medical marijuana next week (Cleveland.com)

// Prisoners may have option for release under recreational pot bill (Fox Illinois)

// Former DNC And RNC Chairs Join One Of The World’s Largest Marijuana Companies (Marijuana Moment)

// N.S. getting less than half the legal cannabis it needs to meet demand (CBC News (Canadian Press))

// Washington state regulators approve new rules for marijuana edibles (Marijuana Business Daily)

// New law allows Mainers broader access to medical marijuana (WGME 13 CBS)

// Fuel up on gas and grass at Maine’s first medical marijuana convenience store (Portland Press Herald)



Check out our other projects:Marijuana Today— Our flagship title, a weekly podcast examining the world of marijuana business and activism with some of the smartest people in the industry and movement. • Marijuana Media Connect— A service that connects industry insiders in the legal marijuana industry with journalists, bloggers, and writers in need of expert sources for their stories.

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Thursday, December 13, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, December 13, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Vote on legal marijuana in N.J. unlikely by the end of the year, top Dems say (NJ.com)



// Chicago Mayor Wants Legal Marijuana Revenue To Fund Pensions (Forbes)



// Hemp Legalization Is Officially Headed to President Trump’s Desk For Signature (Marijuana Moment)



These headlines are brought to you by Curaleaf, one of the leading vertically-integrated cannabis operators in the U.S. With legal medical marijuana dispensaries, cultivation sites, and processing facilities all over the United States, Curaleaf has served more than 100,000 medical cannabis patients and looks forward to helping many more long into the future. Swing over to Curaleaf.com to learn more about this very cool company!


// Aerial Weed-Spotting Missions Come To An End, As Police Put Focus On Opioids (Vermont Public Radio)



// Canadian cannabis producer Canopy Growth expects to enter the US market next year to grab a piece of a $1.6 billion opportunity (Business Insider)



// Cresco Labs Approved to Open First Ohio Medical Cannabis Dispensary (New Cannabis Ventures)



// Connecticut regulators double medical marijuana dispensaries to 18 (Marijuana Business Daily)



// LeafLink Says Alaska Maryland Most Expensive Place To Buy Cannabis (Green Market Report)



// Marijuana Industry Border Issues Would Be Solved Under New Congressional Bill (Marijuana Moment)



// People Searched For A Certain Cannabis Product A Lot In 2018, Google Says (Marijuana Moment)



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