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Thursday, June 13, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A picture-perfect Colorado serpentine road cuts through steep forested mountains against a clear blue sky.

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Thursday, June 13, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Colorado Weed Revenue Surpasses $1 Billion (Rolling Stone)

// In Landmark Ruling, Cali Court Says It’s Legal for Prisoners to Possess Cannabis (Merry Jane)

// Federal agents return $250K seized from licensed CA marijuana distributor (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// U.S. Postal Services Unveils New Policy On Mailing Hemp-Derived CBD Products (Marijuana Moment)

// Quebec’s government-run cannabis stores lose CA$5 million (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canadian Pot Company Introduces So-Called ‘Pure Cannabis Cigarettes’ (Merry Jane)

// King Soopers In Colorado To Soon Sell CBD Products (CBS Denver)

// Poll Reveals Top Reasons People Support Or Oppose Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// Oregon Is About to OK Cannabis Exports. What’s Next? (Leafly)

// California National Guard not yet redeployed to combat illegal marijuana farms (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Tuesday, June 11, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Congressional Committee Advances Psychedelics Amendment But Blocks Marijuana Proposal (Marijuana Moment)

// CBD company Green Growth Brands is taking over malls, to open 70 shops in Brookfield deal (CNBC)

// Marijuana Dispensary Says It Would Be Stifled By Proposal Requiring Majority Maine Ownership (Maine Public)


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// Nikki Fried names doctors, lawyers, patients to new Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee (Florida Politics

// Medical marijuana expansion plan delayed again, but it might be for a good reason (NJ.com)

// Church of England Wants to Invest Its $16 Billion Portfolio in Weed (Merry Jane)

// Ivey Signs Bill Creating Medical Marijuana Study Commission (U.S. News & World Report)

// Get tough: Pot industry wants LA crackdown on rogue shops (Sacramento Bee)

// Ontario issues call for edible, alternative marijuana products (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Smoke-Free Ontario Act to Keep Vapes Hidden at Cannabis Stores (Leafly)


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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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Tuesday, April 30, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A young industrial hemp plant is seen in focus against a blurred background of fellow sprouts.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Canopy Growth Plans Hundreds of Hemp Jobs in New York State (Green Market Report)

// Oregon Senate OKs Freeze on Cannabis Cultivation (Leafly (AP))

// Judges deny request by Baltimore State’s Attorney Mosby to dismiss thousands of marijuana convictions (Baltimore Sun)


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// Colorado lawmakers approve marijuana bill to attract outside investors (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana Legalization Debated At Pennsylvania Joint Policy Hearing (Marijuana Moment)

// Connecticut Lawmakers Discuss Using Marijuana Tax Revenue For Community Reinvestment (Marijuana Moment)

// Poll: Plurality of Texans want full legalization of marijuana (Fox 4 News)

// Missouri to license 60 medical marijuana growers, 190-plus dispensaries (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ontario’s legal adult-use cannabis sales hit new low (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Texas Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Decriminalization Bill (Forbes)


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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 24, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The cover of the 'Preliminary Draft of the Rules Governing Maine's Adult Use Marijuana Program' with the title and the Maine flag emblem above set on a white background.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Aphria Closes $350 Million Convertible Note Private Placement Offering (New Cannabis Ventures)

// This Massachusetts marijuana store gets almost half its business from New York (Boston Globe)

// Half Of Marijuana Users In The US Think They’re Fine To Drive Stoned (Buzzfeed News)


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// Dr. Bronner’s CEO Launches Non-Profit Cannabis Company (Ganjapreneur)

// Chart: Eastern US salaries top Western compensation in cannabis (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana Legalization Bill Debated In New Hampshire Senate Committee (Marijuana Moment)

// Texas House Votes To Legalize The Farming Of Industrial Hemp (Marijuana Moment)

// Michigan regulators polling prospective recreational marijuana licensees (Marijuana Business Daily)

// aHappy 4/20 Sacramento: DA dismisses or reduces more than 5,300 marijuana convictions (Sacramento Bee)

// Alabama county ending misdemeanor marijuana arrests (Tuscaloosa News)


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

Michigan governor Rachel Whitmer speaks at a podium.

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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Monday, February 25, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Oregon Governor Kate Brown speaks at a podium against a red wooden-paneled wall.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, February 25, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Five Governors Talk Marijuana And Hemp At Media Conference (Marijuana Moment)

// First Look: Spike Jonze And Jesse Williams Captivate In MedMen’s New Cannabis Commercial (Forbes)

// New Mexico Lawmakers Vote To Advance Two Separate Marijuana Legalization Bills (Marijuana Moment)


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// Florida Senator Wants To Let Voters Decide On Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// Colorado Cannabis Wants To Go Public But Not Everyone Is On Board (Colorado Public Radio)

// Atlantic Canadians still buying more pot than rest of Canada sales figures show (Global News)

// Chart: Adult-use marijuana sales spike 7% on Valentine’s Day (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Idaho State Police Are Not Required to Return Seized Hemp (Yet) (Canna Law Blog)

// ‘Inundated’ CA credit union suspends new applications from cannabis firms (Marijuana Business Daily)

// What’s former Mavericks coach Don Nelson been up to?: ‘I’ve been smoking some pot’ (Dallas News Sports)


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Monday, February 11, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Oregon Senator Ron Wyden (D) speaks at a microphone against an ornate background.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, February 11, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Senator Ron Wyden introduces S. 420, a bill to legalize marijuana (CBS News)

// This Is The Marijuana Banking Bill Democrats Plan To Pass In 2019: Draft Text Released (Marijuana Moment)
// Recreational pot bill proposing 9% tax clears first hurdle in New Mexico (Sante Fe New Mexican)


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// Former House Speaker Boehner gets behind marijuana lobbying group (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Drivers in hemp case now out of jail – but still charged – after talks with Osage County prosecutors (Tulsa World)

// Vermont House Bill Would Allow Legal Cannabis Sales Next Year (Seven Days VT)

// Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission Forces Wellspring to Cease Operations While it Addresses Violations (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Mexican Senate Report Lays Out Marijuana Legalization Considerations (Marijuana Moment)

// NE Ohio Alzheimer’s homes grapple with offering with medical marijuana (Cleveland.com)

// CBD the cannabis compound or CBD the coffee? Just ask owners of the Portland company. (Portland Press Herald)


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

A bright green hemp leaf grows under the sun and fills the frame.

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

// Maine orders edibles containing CBD removed from stores (Portland Press Herald)

// Firm sues over product it says is hemp; state says it’s pot (Macon Telegraph)

// Samples didn’t test as marijuana, so entire 9-ton hemp shipment will be tested on DA orders, according to defense attorney (Tulsa World)


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// From ‘YOLO’ to ‘POT’: Weed Company Snags Coveted Stock Ticker Symbol (Merry Jane)

// Measure To Decriminalize Psilocybin Mushrooms Qualifies For Denver’s May Ballot (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana grower fibs on application deputies destroy over 22,000 plants (Cal Coast News)

// Fish help fuel bumper cannabis crops for Canadian producer (WHBL (Reuters))

// Denver is hiring a ‘cannabis process navigator’ to help entrepreneurs through city bureaucracy (Denverite)

// Pot brownies in Canada could be 10 times weaker than in several U.S. states. Here’s why some people think that could be a big problem (Hamilton Spectator)

// Where Presidential Candidate Cory Booker Stands On Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)


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