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Tuesday, April 24, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Michigan Marijuana Legalization Ballot Measure Has Enough Signatures (Marijuana Moment)

// Suit that tried to blow up Pa.’s medical marijuana program fizzles (Philadelphia Inquirer)

// Florida medical cannabis patient count reaches 100,000 milestone (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Cannabis Cup and other 4/20 events smaller, but not dead in era of legal weed (Orange County Register)

// License applications rolling in as Connecticut adds medical cannabis dispensaries (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Broken Coast, Maricann Expand Cannabis Production, But Is It Too Much? (Green Market Report)

// Medical marijuana expansion hopes revived in Iowa Senate, but still face hurdle in House (Des Moines Register)

// Missouri House Moves to Legalize Medical Marijuana (U.S. News & World Report (AP))

// Med schools need to get with the times on medical marijuana, chronic pain, and more (Stat News)

// NCIA leader vows to move forward while ex-board members question group’s direction (Marijuana Business Magazine)


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Thursday, April 5, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, April 5, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Are Canada’s Cannabis Companies Overextended? (Forbes)

// Sessions Talks Marijuana With Anti-Legalization Canadian Senators (Marijuana Moment)

// Cannabis Sales May Surpass Soda by 2030 (Bloomberg)


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// After a dramatic failure effort to diversify, Maryland’s medical marijuana industry moves closer to passage (Washington Post)

// Bill That Would License Pot Lounges Loses in Senate (Denver Westword)

// Iowa Senate OKs bill opening door to hemp production, marketing (Des Moines Register)

// Nova Scotia unveils recreational marijuana legislation (Marijuana Business Daily)

// $10M marijuana processing plant coming to east London (Global News)

// New Mexico Medical Marijuana Program Tops 50K Patients (Marijuana.com (AP))

// Medical marijuana dispensary MedMen coming to Manhattan (Metro US)


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Wednesday, March 28, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Gov. Murphy greatly expands New Jersey’s medical marijuana program (Philadelphia Inquirer)

// Medical marijuana: Dispensary offers R.I. $5M to limit competition (Providence Journal)

// Stolen Weed, Stolen Cash: New Marijuana Laws Put Pot Producers at Risk (Rolling Stone)


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// Dried medical cannabis exports from Canada rise tenfold in 2017 (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canada’s Golden Leaf seeks to carpet U.S. with cannabis retail stores (Globe and Mail)

// Detailed Look at 815 California Cannabis Retail and Dispensing Licenses (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Alaska recreational cannabis supply on the upswing, wholesale marijuana still fetching high prices (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Iowa licenses three retailers for upcoming low-THC marijuana sales (Marijuana Business Daily)

// 25 marijuana dispensaries seek OK to operate in Ann Arbor (Michigan Live)

// Remember that company developing a marijuana resort in California? They’re selling the town to an oil company. (Cannabist)


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Thursday, March 22, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, March 22, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Congressional Budget Deal Includes Medical Marijuana Protections (Leafly)

// Arkansas judge tosses medical pot growing licensing process (Washington Post (AP))

// This is an industry in crisis.’ High taxes black market threaten pot businesses (Sacramento Bee)


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// Senate Independents Scrambling Ahead Of Crucial Bill C-45 Cannabis Vote (Huffington Post )

// Canadian Cannabis Producer Cronos Group to Raise C$100 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// LARA Listing Of All Michigan Opt-In Communities For MMFLA Program (Weed News)

// In need of new officers, Portland police drop rules against hiring non-citizens, recent pot users (Portland Press Herald)

// Iowa’s first legal marijuana producer gets ready to grow (Des Moines Register)

// Georgia Lt. Gov. Cagle accused of taking revenge over marijuana bill (Politically Georgia)

// Herbert OKs Law to Allow Terminally Ill to Use Marijuana (U.S. News & World Report (AP))


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Thursday, November 30, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, November 30, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Washington Report Gives Side-Eye to Homegrow Legalization (Leafly)

// Scotts Miracle-Gro Beefs Up Cannabis Industry Exposure with $72.2 Million Acquisition of Can-Filters (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Sessions hints at crackdown on recreational pot affecting California other states (Sacramento Bee)


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// San Francisco pushes forward with legal marijuana sales (Washington Post (AP))

// 66 Members Of Congress Demand Protection Of State Medical Marijuana Laws (Weed News)

// California’s High Cannabis Tax Could Doom Legalization. Here’s a Fix (Leafly)

// Cannabis mergers and acquisitions more than double as Aurora buys rivals with investor windfall (Calgary Herald)

// Massachusetts House budget writers propose giving $2.7 million to marijuana regulators (Mass Live)

// Can medical marijuana users have firearms? Police say no (Lehigh Valley Live )

// Kellyanne Conway Has Zero Experience In Drug Policy But Is Running the White House Opioid Response (Mother Jones)


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Tuesday, June 20, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Mexico Officially Legalizes Medical Marijuana (Marijuana.com)

// Canada Legal Marijuana: Manitoba Finance Minister Says Feds’ Timeline ‘Feels Rushed’ (Huffington Post Canada)

// Contaminated marijuana still reaching consumers in Oregon (Oregon Live)


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// Republican Senator: Let States Legalize Marijuana and Heroin (MassRoots)

// Bill to legalize marijuana in NJ takes first step at statehouse (News 12)

// The Latest: Nevada judge postpones pot license decision (Washington Post)

// 4 Reno MMJ dispensaries could be first in NV to sell rec marijuana (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Arkansas just opened door to get into state’s brand-new marijuana industry (Cannabist (AP))

// Registration begins for medical marijuana patients in Iowa (KCCI News)

// Chart: Florida could someday be home to massive medical marijuana businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Friday, June 16, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, June 16, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Wolf responds to Sessions’ request to remove legal protections for medical marijuana (Lancaster Online (AP))

// Vermont gov and legislators still negotiating marijuana legalization (Cannabist)

// Cannabis attorney expects court decision on 280E by ‘end of year’ (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// B.C. Kills Mandatory Minimum Sentences for Marijuana Producers (Leafly)

// Health chief: No medical cannabis to treat opioid addiction (Sante Fe New Mexican)

// California’s new cannabis rules create path to organic grows, delivery, regional naming, and more (Cannabist)

// HelloMD Telemedicine Services Now Available to New York Medical Cannabis Patients (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Florida Cuts Telemedicine Out of New Medical Marijuana Law (mHealth Intelligence)

// Analysts: High Times sale could buoy cannabis industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Iowa State University Students Win Federal Court Case Over Right to Print Pot-Themed T-Shirts (Merry Jane)


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Friday, June 9, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, June 9, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Colorado toughens up on home grows boosts funding for black market enforcement (Cannabist)

// Rhode Island Lawmakers Pitch ‘Incremental Legalization’ Plan (Leafly)

// Florida Legislators Say No to Smoking Medical Marijuana (U.S. News)


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// Citrus and sugar growers could get edge in state’s budding $1 billion medical pot industry (Miami Herald)

// Major Canadian veggie grower teams with licensed MMJ cultivator (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Attorney general seeks to keep medical marijuana off Arizona’s college campuses (Tuscon.com)

// Migraines accepted for medical marijuana program (Connecticut Post)

// Veterans push state Senate on medical marijuana treatment for PTSD sufferers (NY Daily News)

// Emergency rules proposed for Iowa’s medical cannabis cards (Radio Iowa)

// BDS Analytics: Cannabis Consumers Are Happier Campers (Marijuana Industry News)


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Monday, June 5, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, June 5, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New Zealand Will Allow Doctors to Prescribe CBD Oil (Merry Jane)

// More than 15,000 people charged with pot possession since Trudeau elected in 2015 (National Post)

// NFLPA looks to involve players’ families in push for marijuana policy change. But major obstacles remain. (The Denver Post)


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// Montana preparing to collect 1st medical marijuana tax (Billings Gazette)

// HelloMD raises $1M to connect customers with medical cannabis via telemedicine (Mobi Health News)

// Medical Marijuana Program Set to Start July 1 in Iowa (KDLT News NBC)

// Legislative session enters final month with budget unresolved (Delaware State News)

// Vetoed pot bills are dead as Senate moves not to vote again on them (Las Vegas Sun)

// California’s ‘Green Rush’ Takes Hmong Back to Their Opium-Growing Roots (The New York Times)

// OSP Cited Man for Having Too Much Marijuana During Cave Junction Traffic Stop (KAJO News)


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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Connecticut Lawmakers Push Legal Marijuana As Budget Fix (MassRoots)

// Midwest’s Cross-Border MMJ Proposal Is ‘Absolute Lunacy,’ Poses Nationwide Threat (Leafly )

// Journalist Freed From Testifying in Pot Resort Trial (Courthouse News Service)


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// Pot lounge bill heads to Assembly, but Sandoval signature appears doubtful (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// State of Washington Law Paves Way for Organic Marijuana Market (US News & World Report)

// 250 Cannabis Business Leaders On Capitol Hill For NCIA’s Annual Lobby Days (Weed News)

// Majority of Minnesota Medical Cannabis Patients Saw Benefit During the Program’s First Year (Marijuana Industry News)

// New Mexico medical marijuana program balloons in just a year, now has 40,000 patients (Cannabist)

// Kamala Harris to Trump: Leave grandma’s marijuana alone (Sacramento Bee)

// A frantic push for medical marijuana in Texas, bureaucratic heartbreak and renewed resolve (Cannabist)


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