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Thursday, November 8, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Dictator Trump.

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Thursday, November 8, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Fires Attorney General Jeff Sessions (Leafly)

// Massachusetts just gave final approval to 2 marijuana labs. Here’s what that means for dispensaries opening. (Boston.com)

// Pritzker to legalize recreational marijuana in Illinois ‘nearly right away’ (My Stateline)


 

 

Protest Trump’s firing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions today at 5pm local time! Find the nearest one.

 

 


// Washington D.C. Mayor Plans Legal Marijuana Sales As Congress Shifts (Marijuana Moment)

// Iowa’s first medical marijuana dispensary will begin selling products Dec. 1 (Clay and Milk)

// Canada Post admits cannabis privacy breach involving 4,500 Ontario customers (National Post)

// Blumenauer: Congress Will Be ‘Better Than Ever’ on Cannabis (Leafly)

// Massachusetts package store owners want to join marijuana industry (Mass Live)

// Marijuana stock Tilray up 30% after cannabis foe Jeff Sessions resigns under pressure (CNBC)

// Willie Nelson to Appear at This Year’s Emerald Cup (Leafly)


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Monday, October 29, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, October 29, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Md. marijuana recall: ForwardGro products ordered off the shelves, commission won’t say why (Washington Post)

// In Nevada, Legal Cannabis Added $1 Billion Impact to State Economy (Leafly)

// Quebec cannabis stores to close 3 days a week due to chronic shortages (CBC News)


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// Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Wait To Sell Products (News 6)

// Advocacy Groups Push Colorado To Make Legal Marijuana Market More Equitable (Marijuana Moment)

// Southern Illinois University to create medical marijuana certificate program, launch new research into industrial hemp (Herald & Review)

// Appetite for cannabis investments lowers after frenzied rush on pot stocks (CTV News)

// Michigan’s medical marijuana patients can now register online (WILX 10 NBC)

// Finally, A Major Airport Allows Passengers to Smoke Weed (Herb)

// Judge dismisses Oregon lawsuit aimed at overturning state marijuana legalization (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Friday, October 12, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The high-design touch of a MedMen dispensary is seen without shoppers or staff.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, October 12, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// MedMen to Acquire PharmaCann for $682 Million in Stock (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Successful Constitutional Case Against Death Penalty Works For War on Drugs, Too (Marijuana Moment)

// Trump Plans To Back Legal Medical Marijuana After Midterms, GOP Congressman Says (Marijuana Moment)


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// Exclusive: Facebook stops blocking marijuana search results ahead of Canadian legalization (Market Watch)

// Massachusetts pot shop inspections drag, but state says process protects public (Boston Herald)

// Cannabis companies ramp up marketing as Health Canada warns them not to advertise pot (Ottawa Citizen)

// Lab: More than 20 percent of Hawaii medical marijuana products rejected for sale (Hawaii News Now)

// United Kingdom sets date for allowing medical cannabis prescriptions (Marijuana Business Daily)

// MTech Acquisition Corp. and MJ Freeway LLC Announce Merger Agreement (Green Market Report)

// Watch Story Of 81-Year Old Michigan Woman Jailed For Marijuana Possession (Weed News)


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Monday, October 8, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, October 8, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Cresco Labs closes $100 million raise, draws institutional investors to cannabis industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Medical Cannabis To Be Available On Prescription ‘Within Weeks’ (Huffington Post)

// Exclusive: Report finds Washington state rushed into launching marijuana tracking system, fixes needed (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// First medical cannabis plants harvested in Ohio; sales still delayed (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Judge chews out state over marijuana licenses (NWF Daily News)

// B.C. marijuana rules say where you can’t smoke or vape (Keremeos Review)

// Woman fleeing domestic violence denied public housing due to medical marijuana use (WPXI)

// California Task Force Raids Over 250 Illegal Marijuana Grows (Merry Jane)

// Despite delays Arkansas medical cannabis cultivator on track to be growing by early 2019 (Talk Business & Politics)

// ‘I misspoke’: OMA president backtracks on suggestion that recreational cannabis is a gateway drug (CBC News)


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Thursday, October 4, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A High Times magazine cover with rapper and entrepreneur Snoop Dogg on the cover.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, October 4, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// iHeartMedia Seeks to Light Up Marijuana Market With High Times Stake (Wall Street Journal)

// Virginia official apologizes for Twitter ‘joke’ about shooting protesters at Rep. Andy Harris’ office (Baltimore Sun)

// Don’t delete your dealer’s number yet, legal cannabis shortage looms (CBC News)


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// License suspension ‘stark reminder’ for Canadian marijuana companies (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canopy Growth Insiders Sell $135 Million of Stock (New Cannabis Ventures)

// MedMen Buys Arizona, Illinois Dispensaries and Closes on a Loan (Green Market Report)

// Utah Medical Marijuana Opponents Have More Money, But Supporters Have More Individual Backers (Marijuana Moment)

// Voters In Seven States Will See These Marijuana Questions On Election Day (Forbes)

// Phoenix City Council shoots down ‘ambush-style’ medical marijuana tax (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cheerleader Gave Away Pot Brownies To Win Homecoming Queen Vote: Police (Huffington Post)


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Wednesday, October 3, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Rep. Andy Harris says his wrist was bruised during protest that shows ‘problem with political discourse today’ (Baltimore Sun)

// Marijuana stock Tilray plunges 16% after PepsiCo CFO says company has no pot plans (CNBC)

// Cannabis regulators to vote on final licenses, but retail pot sales may still be weeks away (Boston Globe)


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// Groups reach tentative compromise over Utah medical marijuana policy (Deseret News)

// State may have more dispensaries than it needs (Journal Record)

// You’ll Be Able To Carry Marijuana On Domestic Flights In Canada After Legalization (MTL Blog)

// Ottawa police allowed to use cannabis off-duty (CBC News)

// Legalization Doesn’t Increase Problematic Marijuana Use, Study Finds (Marijuana Moment)

// The future of California cannabis co-ops: Q&A with former CGA Director Hezekiah Allen (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Illinois sees sharp rise in medical cannabis applications as cancer patient requests ‘explode’ (Chicago Tribune)


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Tuesday, September 4, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

U.S. Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers speaks at the 2018 Conservative Political Action Conference.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// A Top House Republican Questions Jeff Sessions’s Anti-Marijuana Moves (Marijuana Moment)

// AG Healey changes decision, says towns can’t ban medical marijuana (WCVB 5 ABC)

// Backlog of Oregon marijuana license applications could take a year to process (KDRV 12 ABC)


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// NYPD lightens up on marijuana arrests (NY Daily News)

// Senators Press Trump Cabinet Members To Expand Marijuana Research (Marijuana Moment)

// Judge douses attempt by Missouri medical marijuana backer to toss competing ballot question (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

// BioTrackTHC system issues disrupt Illinois cannabis sales (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Utah Medical Marijuana Campaign Exposes Opponents’ Misleading Push Poll (Marijuana Moment)

// Health Canada spending $100M on cannabis education over 6 years (CBC News)

// Number of medical marijuana entrepreneurs higher than anticipated (Muskogee Phoenix)


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Wednesday, August 29, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New York Lawmakers Announce Four Marijuana Legalization Hearings This Fall (Marijuana Moment)

// California Lawmakers OK Free Cannabis (Leafly)

// Nevada marijuana sales blow away projections in first year (Las Vegas Review-Journal)


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// Could Florida’s Next Governor Make It the 10th Legal Cannabis State? (Leafly)

// Nikki Fried secures Democratic nomination for Agriculture Commissioner (Florida Politics)

// Marijuana growers stare down costly, burgeoning environmental regulations (Marijuana Business Daily)

// California targets cannabis delivery firm in second enforcement action (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Green Thumb Industries Generates $13.6 Million Revenue in Q2 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Illinois governor signs bill to allow medical marijuana as opioid alternative (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Almost Half of Wisconsin Voters Will See Marijuana Ballot Questions In November (Marijuana Moment)


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Monday, August 27, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A growing marijuana bud sits above a canopy of off-focus fan leaves in a commercial grow facility.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, August 27, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// OMMA receives 996 patient applications on the first day of medical marijuana licensing requests (KFOR News 4)

// Medical marijuana sales in Pa. halted again by software crash (Philadelphia Inquirer)

// Denver awards second cannabis social-use license (Marijuana Business Daily)


These headlines are brought to you today by our friends over at McCabe Law of Portland, Maine. McCabe Law provides cannabis legal services to the medical marijuana, adult-use marijuana, and hemp industries in Maine and nationally. Their services include licensing, business formations, real estate transactions, investment, compliance, risk management, strategic decision-making, and local and state government relations.


// State law allows local bans on medical marijuana facilities, state AG says (Telegram)

// The LDS Church’s opposition to Proposition 2 pits it against a tough foe: faithful members who already use medical marijuana (Salt Lake Tribune)

// Constellation Brands and Molson Coors are in. Now the cannabis world is wondering who’s next (Financial Post)

// Fearing a Leak Into the Black Market, Oregon Suddenly Caps How Much Weed Medical Cardholders Can Buy Each Day (Willamette Week)

// Gov. Bruce Rauner signs bill legalizing industrial hemp (Chicago Sun Times)

// Burners are stopping at Nevada’s pot shops, taking the risk (Reno Gazette Journal)

// A Crippled 76-Year-Old Is Rotting in Prison for a Decades-Old Weed Charge (Vice)


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Thursday, August 2, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, August 2, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Legislators From Across US Push Feds To Respect State Marijuana Laws (Marijuana Moment)

// Why This Moderate Democrat’s Recent Moves Drew Attention (Time)

// Rauner OKs allowing medical cannabis for students at school (Herald & Review)


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// Democratic Congressman Calls Marijuana A ‘Gateway Drug’ (Marijuana Moment)

// Is Facebook Shadow Banning Marijuana Pages, Including Government Ones? (Marijuana Moment)

// Nevada releases revamped design for mandated cannabis edibles symbol (Marijuana Business Daily)

// DEA Raids Green Gorilla in Texas Takes Legal CBD and $170,000 (Herb)

// Los Angeles marijuana industry still in turmoil as second licensing round begins (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canadian Cannabis Producers Decline 13% in July (New Cannabis Ventures)

// California Company Creates First CBD Oil Made From Hops, Not Cannabis or Hemp (Merry Jane)


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