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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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Tuesday, January 15, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Newly elected Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker speaks to his state during his first inaugural address.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Illinois Governor Pledges To Legalize Marijuana In Inaugural Address (Marijuana Moment)

// Canada’s Canopy Growth shares jump 11% on deal to develop industrial hemp farms in New York (CNBC News)

// Cuomo forecasts $300M in recreational marijuana revenue (Times Union


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// First Ohio medical marijuana dispensary opens 9 a.m. Wednesday (Cleveland.com)

// Ontario’s 25 pot licence lottery winners fielding partnership offers (CTV News)

// Legal cannabis could skim $55 billion per year from alcohol, tobacco firms (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Massachusetts court rules police can arrest you on drugged driving charges based solely on their observations (Mass Live)

// Cannabis Company Fourth Quarter Index Ends 2018 On A Sour Note (Green Market Report)

// West Virginia AG: Banks risk defying fed law when serving medical cannabis firms (Marijuana Business Daily)

// NFL Fans Hot Boxed the LA Coliseum During a Playoff Game This Weekend (Merry Jane)


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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)



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// 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)



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

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
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)


 

 

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// 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

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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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