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Wednesday, March 11, 2020 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// The CDC’s coronavirus failure was predicted by its VAPI response (Leafly)

// Mississippi Medical Marijuana Measure At Risk After House Approves Alternate Ballot Question (Marijuana Moment)

// Iowa House passes bill changing THC limit in state’s medical marijuana program (Des Moines Register)


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// FDA Invites The Public To Submit More Comments On CBD (Marijuana Moment)

// California passes $1 billion in cannabis tax revenue two years after launching legal market (OC Register)

// Columbia Care Reports $23 Million Revenue in Q4 and Sees 2020 Exceeding $155 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// The Green Organic Dutchman Takes $127 Million Charge In Fourth Quarter (Green Market Report)

// NJ medical marijuana: State’s top court says patients can’t be fired (North Jersey)

// Canada Defends Marijuana Legalization In Response To International Skepticism (Marijuana Moment)

// Toronto’s New Ketamine Clinic Offers Treatment by Tripping Through K-Holes (Merry Jane)


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Friday, February 28, 2020 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, February 28, 2020 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// USDA Announces Two Temporary Changes To Restrictive Hemp Rules (Marijuana Moment)

// In major shift, UN drug chief questions whether control treaties involving cannabis are out of date (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Vermont farmers concerned by cannabis bill provisions (WCAX 3 CBS)


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// Mass. Cities And Towns Demand Large Payouts From Marijuana Companies (WGBH 89.7)

// What marijuana companies can learn from federal legalization of hemp (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Colorado’s First Marijuana Tasting Room to Open on 4/20 (Wikileaf)

// Alcohol is killing more Americans than ever. Here’s how to save them (Leafly)

// Marijuana and the NBA: Erasing the stigma and healing the league (NBC Sports)

// Massachusetts May Tax Black Market Weed Dealers Instead of Fining Them (Merry Jane)

// More Than 80% of Denver Teens Don’t Smoke Weed, New Study Says (Merry Jane)


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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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Friday, February 8, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, February 8, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Oregon Cannabis Export Bill Gets Hearing and Warning (KDVR 12 ABC)

// Green Growth Brands Taps Tilray and Authentic Brands for Greg Norman Branded CBD Products (New Cannabis Ventures)

// With 63-0 vote, a bill allowing medical marijuana to treat autism passes the Colorado House (Colorado Sun (AP))


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// CCC chair ‘comfortable’ with banking, retail progress (Metro West Daily News)

// Hawaii Lawmakers Unanimously Approve Marijuana Legalization Bill In Committee (Marijuana Moment)

// Colombia’s first-ever export of medical cannabis set to ship to Canada (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Arizona Prosecutor Likens Cannabis Extracts To Illegally Manufactured Explosives (KJZZ 91.5)

// CA tries to clarify rules around THC limits in edibles potentially spelling relief for infused product firms, labs (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Florida’s CFO seeks banking changes for medical marijuana (Action News Jax)

// Here’s Who Will Testify About Marijuana On Capitol Hill Next Week (Marijuana Moment)


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Friday, February 1, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, February 1, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// World Health Organization Recommends Rescheduling Marijuana Under International Treaties (Forbes)

// Baltimore Prosecutor Files Rare Petition to Erase Cannabis Convictions (Leafly (AP))

// Attorney General backs legal cannabis market in Vermont (VT Digger)


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// Oregon Is Producing Twice As Much Cannabis As People Are Using (Oregon Public Radio)

// Oregon’s Cannabis Lab Testing System Flunks State Audit (Leafly)

// History Of Alcohol Prohibition Suggests Advantage For States That Legalize Marijuana Early (Marijuana Moment)

// Feds local police launch raids on up to 50 black-market marijuana grow houses in Denver area (Denver Post)

// Organigram Surpasses One Million Pre-Rolls Production (New Cannabis Ventures)

// A cannabis producer just topped Apple as the favorite stock among millennials (Business Insider)

// Lack of cannabis tracking data in WA sparks confusion, missed business opportunities (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Monday, December 10, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, December 10, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marlboro maker, Cronos join forces in exclusive CA$2.4 billion deal to tap global cannabis opportunities (Marijuana Business Daily)

// California releases drafts of final marijuana business regulations (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canopy Buys German Vaporizer Pioneer Storz & Bickel (Leafly)


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// Acreage inks $160 million acquisition of Oregon cannabis firm (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Medical marijuana sales in Maryland tops $96M as market booms in first year of operation (Baltimore Sun)

// Marijuana Bills Are Already Being Pre-Filed For 2019 Legislative Sessions (Marijuana Moment)

// Canadians Get Paid Way More Working In The Weed Industry Than The Average Job In Canada (Narcity)

// WHO postpones recommendation for rescheduling cannabis at UN summit (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Even without proof, CBD is finding a niche as a cure-all (NBC News)

// 78-year-old evicted from HUD housing after medical marijuana laws collide (Buffalo News)


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Wednesday, December 5, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Lawmakers Reach Compromise Over Controversial Hemp Legalization Felony Provision (Marijuana Moment)

// Nevada high court dismisses liquor firms’ adult-use cannabis distribution suit (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Shares in Canadian Cannabis Company Fall 28% Following Short-Sellers’ Report (Leafly (Canadian Press))


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// Panel that will advise Maine lawmakers on marijuana laws is taking shape (Portland Press Herald)

// Next House Agriculture Committee Chair Might Grow Hemp On His Farm (Marijuana Moment)

// Nearby Marijuana Shops Make Homes And Rentals More Valuable, Studies Show (Marijuana Moment)

// Legal marijuana becomes truly Canadian with Wiarton’s curling ‘bongspiel’ (London Free Press)

// Doctors Still Hesitant to Certify Iowa Patients for New Medical Cannabis Program (Iowa Public Radio)

// Maps show how each U.S. state enforces drug laws differently (Big Think)

// High Times Cuts $28.6 Million In Debt With Stock Conversion (Green Market Report)


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Tuesday, October 2, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// FDA: CBD shouldn’t be a controlled substance, but treaties require it (Marijuana Business Daily)

// The White House Confirms, Yup, It’s Been Running A Marijuana Committee (BuzzFeed News)

// Lawmakers Ask Why Trump’s ‘Buy American’ Policy Doesn’t Apply To Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)


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// TGOD to Raise $75 Million Selling Shares at $6.85 with $9.00 Warrants (New Cannabis Ventures)

// GW Pharma to Raise $300 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// MedMen Raises $94 Million with Senior Secured Term Loan at 7.5% (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Dixie Brands To Become Next Publicly Traded Cannabis Company (Green Market Report)

// Ontario to permit cannabis sales at production centers following Newfoundland’s lead (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Estimated tax haul from marijuana sales would grow to $134 million per year (Detroit Free Press)

// Michigan marijuana dispensaries get new deadline for approval, closure (Detroit Free Press)


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Friday, August 17, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, August 17, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Louisiana’s first legal medical marijuana crop could be planted Friday (Times-Picayune)

// One In Four Young Americans Consume Marijuana Survey Finds (Marijuana Moment)

// Second Lawsuit Filed Against Medical Marijuana Ballot Initiative (KUER Public Radio 90.1)


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// Ohio’s legal medical marijuana growers will have to break the law to start their first plants (Cleveland.com)

// DEA Wants More Marijuana Grown And Fewer Opioids Produced In 2019. Really. (Forbes)

// Federal Drug Cops Conflate Synthetic Cannabinoids With Marijuana (Deliberately?) (Marijuana Moment)

// New Congressional Bill Would Automatically Seal Marijuana Records (Marijuana Moment)

// Colorado Department of Agriculture Updates List of Pesticides That Can Be Used on Cannabis (Cannabis Business Times)

// Bruce Linton discusses deploying CA$5 billion Canopy’s commitment to international growth (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Denver Sports Omelette: Legalized Colorado marijuana doesn’t change NFL policy for Bears in Denver (Chicago Sun Times)


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Wednesday, May 30, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Utahns will be voting on medical marijuana and Medicaid expansion – but not Utah’s candidate nominating law (Salt Lake Tribune)

// United States Territory Inches Closer To Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// U.S. Attorney to Crack Down on Illegally Grown Northern California Marijuana (Marijuana.com (AP))


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// Feds Call Out Religious Discrimination Against Marijuana Consumers (Marijuana Moment)

// LA-based MedMen lists on Canadian Securities Exchange with $1.6 billion valuation (Redlands Daily Facts)

// New York Medical Marijuana Program May Soon Include Care for Pets (High Times)

// Chart: US marijuana industry’s economic impact could hit $80 billion by 2022 (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis tax leads to 563 scholarships for Pueblo students (KRDO 13 ABC)

// Freedom Leaf Interview: BiotrackTHC’s Patrick Vo (Freedom Leaf)

// Here’s Where California’s Next Governor Stands on Cannabis (Leafly)


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