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

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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

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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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Tuesday, March 12, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Harvest Health sets cannabis industry standard with $850 million acquisition of multistate operator Verano (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Black Lawmakers to Block Legalized Marijuana in N.Y. if Their Communities Don’t Benefit (New York Times)

// Minnesota Senate Committee Kills Marijuana Legalization Bill (Marijuana Moment)


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// State news briefs: Oklahoma lawmakers send medical marijuana bill to governor (Shawnee News-Star)

// Ohio’s medical marijuana sales top $1.8 million in first 2 months (WKYC 3 NBC)

// Bill to allow home-grown medical marijuana passes New Hampshire House (Boston Globe (AP))

// Ohio grants cannabis firm permission to produce concentrates, edibles, topicals (Marijuana Business Daily)

// CA class action suit set to proceed against county that banned marijuana grows (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Minority Cannabis Business Association Releases Model Municipal Social Equity Ordinance for Nationwide Adoption (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Chart of the Week: California marijuana business licenses expiring at a rapid clip (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Monday, March 4, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, March 4, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// 7 questions raised by the governor’s decision to eliminate the marijuana licensing board (Michigan Live)

// Liberal Hawaii Decides Again Not to Legalize Cannabis (Leafly (AP))

// Illicit cannabis sales in Canada decline after legalization (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Demand for legal marijuana in Illinois would far exceed licensed growers’ ability to supply it, study shows (Chicago Tribune)

// Idaho State Police may get tests to tell hemp and pot apart (AP News)

// Colorado appears ready to open cannabis markets to outside investors (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Oregon lawmakers consider cannabis cafes (Bend Bulletin)

// Georgia House committee passes medical marijuana bill (SF Chronicle (AP))

// The US Surgeon General Just Tweeted WHAT About Cannabis? (Leafly)

// Chances Are ‘Good’ That Whole Foods Will Sell Marijuana Products, CEO Says (Marijuana Moment)


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Thursday, February 21, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, February 21, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Tilray to Acquire Hemp Food Company Manitoba Harvest for up to C$419 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Report: Largest marijuana firms already control most of Canada’s adult-use market (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Politicians Ask FDA For Guidance on CBD – By Friday (Green Market Report)


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// Bill that would allow smokable medical pot advances in Florida Senate (Tampa Bay Times)

// Lawmaker says SC medical marijuana bill sensible (WJBF 6 ABC)

// ‘Cannabis beauty’ is becoming a real category as Sephora, others promote CBD-infused products (CNBC)

// Maryland lawmakers to study legalizing recreational marijuana in 2020 with state law or by referendum (Baltimore Sun)

// This University of Michigan class is teaching the science of cannabis (Michigan Live)

// Two More Governors Call For Marijuana Legalization During Budget Speeches (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana Decriminalization Narrowly Rejected By North Dakota Lawmakers (Marijuana Moment)


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Thursday, January 31, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, January 31, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Ron DeSantis walks back opposition to Florida’s medical marijuana system (Orlando Weekly)

// European cannabis products have been more popular than expected (Boston Globe)

// Cannabis edible sales could miss government’s October target: Pot czar (BNN Bloomberg)


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// AP Day: Nikki Fried announces more help for marijuana patients (Florida Politics)

// Holland man referenced in High Times pleads guilty to federal marijuana charge (Worcester Telegram)

// New Jersey Mayors Demand Automatic Marijuana Expungements If State Legalizes (Marijuana Moment)

// Starting Thursday Illinois will allow some patients to substitute medical marijuana for opioid prescriptions (Fox 2 Now St. Louis)

// Boulder trying to more closely align marijuana enforcement with liquor laws (Daily Camera)

// Unionizing Weed Workers Are Reigniting the Labor Movement (Vice)

// The Most Interesting 2019 Marijuana Bills That You Might Have Missed (Marijuana Moment)


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Monday, January 28, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, January 28, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Owners of Colorado marijuana retailer Sweet Leaf sentenced to prison in landmark case (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Maine’s marijuana legalization timeline goes up in smoke (Boston Herald)

// California Cannabis Labs Are Finding Toxic Metal in Vape Carts (Leafly)


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// State’s Attorney Kim Foxx announces support for legalizing pot, calls for expunging misdemeanor convictions (Chicago Tribune)

// AGLC’s licensing freeze thaws to allow 10 new retail cannabis shops (Edmonton Journal)

// Israeli cabinet approves law to allow medical cannabis exports (CNBC)

// California’s Calaveras County refunding nearly $1 million in fees to marijuana farmers (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canadian study finds benzodiazepine use in patients drops 45 percent after medical cannabis treatment (Growth Op)

// Sununu Applauds Anti-Drug Commission Opposition to Marijuana Legalization (New Hampshire Public Radio (AP))

// Mass. hands out 100th marijuana license (Worchester Telegram)


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Tuesday, January 22, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// CBS Rejects Super Bowl Ad for Medical Marijuana (Bloomberg)

// Weedmaps’ grip on the high-flying California pot market (Wired)

// Why 2019 Could Be Marijuana’s Biggest Year Yet (Politico)


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// High Times Buys Spannabis European Cannabis Festival In $7 Million Deal (Green Market Report)

// Chart: Illinois medical marijuana sales strong ahead of opioid-alternative program (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Silver pot: Marijuana use is growing among seniors. Is that good or bad? (National Post)

// HEXO Corp to Raise $50 Million through Stock Sale (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Where Presidential Candidate Kamala Harris Stands On Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)

// 2018 Was A Major Year For Cannabis Legislation And 2019 Is Shaping Up To Be Much Bigger (Marijuana Moment)

// Federal Judge Rules For Medical Marijuana Grower In Free Speech Case (Marijuana Moment)


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