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Monday, June 3, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The city of Chicago is seem lakeside covered in fog.

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Monday, June 3, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Illinois Lawmakers Send Marijuana Legalization Bill To Governor’s Desk (Marijuana Moment)

// Deloitte: Canada on verge of CA$2.7 billion infused cannabis market (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Key Takeaways From FDA’s Historic CBD Regulations Meeting (Marijuana Moment)


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// Organigram Closes $140 Million Credit Facility with Bank of Montreal (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Michigan Gov. Says State Could Fix Roads If Everyone Bought $2500 of Pot (Merry Jane)

// Cannabis shortage will turn to glut: industry expert (Calgary Sun)

// CCC to consider new regulations for marijuana cafes, home delivery services (WWLP 22 News)

// Charlotte’s Web Commences Trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange Under Stock Ticker ‘CWEB’ (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Congressional Funding Bill Protects Cannabis Banking And Lets DC Legalize Marijuana Sales (Forbes)

// Massachusetts Cannabis Company Says Charities Refused Its Donations (Cannabis Business Times)


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Thursday, May 30, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The Illinois state senate chamber is seen, empty, from the galley seats above.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, May 30, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Illinois Senate Approves Marijuana Legalization Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// Colorado Governor Signs Bills To Allow Marijuana Home Delivery And Tasting Rooms (Marijuana Moment)

// Google Play Store bans in-app marijuana delivery (CNet)


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// AZ Lawmakers Approve Bill That Requires Medical Marijuana Testing (AZ Marijuana)

// Marijuana firm MedMen records $63.1 million loss in 3Q, slashes executive salaries (Marijuana Business Daily)

// GOP-led Legislature won’t override veto of Iowa’s expanded medical cannabis bill (News Press Now)

// LA’s Unlicensed Pot Shops Are Still in Business Despite Power Shut-Offs (Merry Jane)

// Canadian Government Earmarks $24.5M for Cannabis Research Projects (Leafly)

// Workplace Deaths Fell 34% After Medical Cannabis Legalization (Leafly)

// Cannabis director expects first Florida hemp crop in 2020 (WJHG 7 NBC (Capital News Service))


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

A fresh marijuana bud grows with white hairs.

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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Monday, May 6, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker speaks at a podium wearing a suit.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, May 6, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Illinois Lawmakers Release Marijuana Legalization Details (Marijuana Moment)

// The First Arkansas Medical Marijuana Dispensary Just Got Its License (Leafly)

// Ohio could be 1st state to allow medical marijuana for depression, insomnia (Cincinnati Enquirer)


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// Breaking the News to Mom and Dad: I’m Selling Weed (Legally) (New York Times)

// Roadside drug testing device picks up false positives from poppy seeds and tea, B.C. lawyers find (Global News)

// Draft infused cannabis regulations in Canada should be eased, group says (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Here are all of the retail recreational and medical marijuana shops open in Massachusetts (Mass Live)

// New Zealand Government To Unveil Marijuana Legalization Plan Next Week (Marijuana Moment)

// ‘Conservative cannabis cockup’ shows Ford Nation is utterly incompetent: OPSEU’s Thomas (Cision PR Newswire)

// OU won’t recognize medical pot cards for students (Athens News)


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Monday, April 29, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A few marijuana buds sit brightly-lit under a white background.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, April 29, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Home delivery of marijuana could start in Massachusetts this year (Boston Globe)

// ‘Getting Worse, Not Better’: Illegal Pot Market Booming in California Despite Legalization (New York Times)

// Cresco Labs Files $500 Million Preliminary Base Shelf Prospectus (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// In Communities With Retail Pot, Public Consumption Citations Not A Hot Item (New England Public Radio)

// Cannabis is medicine to thousands in N.J. But why is it taxed like takeout food or booze? (NJ.com)

// Arizona Hemp Farms Could Cross-Pollinate and Ruin Medical Marijuana Farms (AZ Marijuana)

// Cannabis Education is Now Mandatory for Pharmacists in Canada’s Most Populated Province (Civilized)

// New Report Says an Adult-Use Cannabis Industry Could Provide $4 Billion for New York State (Leafly)

// Organigram Announces Application to List on NASDAQ (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Iowa lawmakers again expand medical marijuana program (Quad-City Times)


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Thursday, April 25, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A handful of tall industrial hemp plants grows against a partially cloudy sky.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, April 25, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// USDA Accepting Applications For Hemp Intellectual Property Protection (Marijuana Moment)

// Dunleavy not planning marijuana board repeal this session (660 News)

// Alabama Lawmakers Approve Medical Marijuana Bill (Marijuana Moment)


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// Michigan’s corporate medical marijuana growers rally for ‘clean cannabis’ (Michigan Live)

// Cresco Labs Reports 411% Increase In Revenue Turns Profitable For 2018 (Green Market Report)

// Bill Aims To Protect Party Bus Drivers From Second-Hand Cannabis Smoke (CBS 13 Sacramento)

// Nikki Fried: Florida Hemp Program Would Create An ‘Industrial Revolution’ (WLRN Public Media)

// Gov. Burgum Signs Immediate Changes To Medical Marijuana Program (KVRR News)

// Half Of Americans Think The Smell Of Weed In Public Is A Real Problem (Buzzfeed News)

// Cannabis Marijuana Weed Pot? Just Call It a Job Machine (New York Times)


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

A well-budded marijuana flower is seen close up festooned with resin buds.

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

// Congressional Democrats Hold First-Ever Marijuana Reform Panel At Policy Retreat (Marijuana Moment)

// State Financial Regulators Press Congress To Allow Marijuana Banking Access (Forbes)

// Chart of the Week: Colorado 4/20 sales spike higher than other recreational cannabis markets (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Foxx could start pot expungements in months; will also review weed sales cases (Chicago Sun Times)

// Colorado’s new U.S. attorney agrees with rescinding of Cole Memo says ‘jury is still out’ on enforcement around marijuana concentrates (Colorado Sun)

// Alabama Police Ruined a Couple’s Lives Over $50 of Weed. Now the Charges Against Them Have Been Dropped (Reason)

// Canopy Growth Acquires Spanish Cannabis Producer Cafina (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Medical pot sales near $100 million in first year (Clinton Herald)

// What Does 4/20 Mean to You? We Asked 12 Cannabis Leaders (Leafly)

// Here’s how much marijuana businesses pay in taxes (Quartz)


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Tuesday, April 2, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A full marijuana bud sits under bright sunlight read for harvest.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Chicago’s Cresco Labs to buy marijuana distributor for $850 million as pot industry dealmaking heats up (Chicago Tribune)

// Two More California Counties Will Use Tech To Expunge 54,000 Marijuana Convictions (Marijuana Moment)

// ‘I’m here to buy pot’: First cannabis stores in Ottawa already drawing lineups (Ottawa Citizen)


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// With no explanation, CA regulators delay marijuana social equity funding (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Legalized marijuana in New York will have to wait (Democrat & Chronicle)

// Florida’s largest medical marijuana operator gets more dispensaries after reaching deal with state (Orlando SunSentinel)

// Paid to smoke pot: Edmontonian selected as one of eight cannabis connoisseurs out of 25,000 applicants (Edmonton Journal)

// Texas Lawmakers Hold Hearings On 11 Cannabis Bills In One Day (Marijuana Moment)

// Mass. attorney general strikes down Brewster marijuana ban (Boston Business Journal)

// Oklahoma’s Green Rush Is Even Wilder Than You Imagine (Leafly)


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Friday, March 22, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, March 22, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// You can’t own more than three pot shops, but these companies are testing the limit – and bragging about it (Boston Globe)

// 50 unlicensed medical marijuana shops to be shut down by Michigan officials (Michigan Live)

// Portland’s $6 Eighth-Ounces Are the Future of Cannabis (Leafly)


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// New York Legalization Lives or Dies by Friday Senator Says (Leafly)

// Marty Walsh writes in to New York Times after article on legalizing recreational marijuana (Boston.com)

// Illinois Senate panel passes bill to protect banks serving cannabis businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// A North Dakota House Bill would Increase Patient Access to Medical Marijuana (KXNet CBS)

// Smokable medical marijuana sold for first time in Florida at Tallahassee dispensary (Orlando Sentinel)

// Florida Commission Plans To Loosen Regulations On Marijuana Before UFC Event (Low Kick MMA)

// Military Veterans Organizations Press Congress On Medical Marijuana Research (Marijuana Moment)


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Tuesday, March 19, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Smokable medical marijuana now legal in Florida (Boston 25 News)

// New Jersey legislature advances bill to legalize recreational marijuana (The Hill)

// State judge: CCC lacks power over contents of local marijuana contracts (Boston Globe)


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// Pennsylvania senators pen bill for adult-use marijuana (ABC 27 News)

// Illinois treasurer pushes for marijuana dispensaries to use banks, credit unions (Fox Illinois)

// Health Canada tells cannabis industry they’re falling short on regulations (Daily Hive)

// Cory Booker blasts ‘senators bragging about their pot use’ (Washington Post)

// Chart: Ohio medical marijuana sales start strong, but not all patients are buying (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Police Sued Over Bulldozer Chase That Killed Cannabis Suspect (Leafly (AP))

// Marijuana company Curaleaf to buy Nevada’s Acres Cannabis for $70M (Marijuana Business Daily)


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