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Thursday, August 9, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, August 9, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// US territory makes adult-use cannabis legalization breakthrough (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Medical marijuana shops won’t get licenses in time for state deadline (Michigan Live)

// The drug maker behind the first FDA-approved medication derived from marijuana has revealed how much it’ll cost (Business Insider)


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// After visiting Colorado Indiana lawmaker says medical marijuana is right for Indiana (WTHR 13 NBC)

// ‘Impaired is impaired is impaired’ whether it’s alcohol or marijuana Massachusetts official says (Mass Live)

// (Yet Another) Study: Legal Marijuana Doesn’t Lead To Increased Youth Use (Marijuana Moment)

// Tom Wolf: ‘I don’t think Pennsylvania’s actually ready’ for recreational marijuana (Philly Voice)

// Alcanna to Open 37 Aurora Cannabis Retail Stores in Alberta (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Congressman Pushes Federal Employment Protections For Marijuana Consumers (Marijuana Moment)

// College course to focus – mostly – on more serious side of marijuana (Portland Press Herald)


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Tuesday, July 31, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Georgia’s High Court Removes Marijuana Possession Penalties (Marijuana Moment)

// Federal government set to approve first device for testing drivers’ saliva for cannabis (National Post)

// Massachusetts marijuana regulator Shaleen Title on the industry’s slow rollout and what comes next (Boston.com)


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// Pa. lawmaker to introduce bill to legalize marijuana (ABC 27)

// Scythian Biosciences to Enter Florida Medical Cannabis Market with C$136.5 Million Acquisition (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Police Say Colorado’s Black Market is Run by Mexican Cartels, But They Have Little Proof (Herb)

// Chart: Wholesale marijuana prices on the upswing in Nevada amid growing demand (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Financial hurdles stymie diversity in Massachusetts recreational cannabis industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// 80 days from marijuana legalization, retail rollout is still hazy (Financial Post)

// Cannabis Farmers Will Qualify For Some Federal Funding (Forbes)


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Friday, July 27, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, July 27, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Cannabis-based medicines get green light as UK eases rules (Guardian)

// AG Jeff Sessions’ marijuana comments leave top Massachusetts cannabis commissioner ‘surprised and pleased’ (Mass Live)

// Pot regulators asks cities and towns to restrain demands (CT Post (AP))


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// Sweet Leaf’s Three Remaining Metro Dispensaries Suspended by MED (Denver Westword)

// Why Are Only 4 Percent of Cannabis Businesses Owned By African Americans? (New Haven Register)

// A ‘game-changer’ for Pa. medical marijuana; flower goes on sale next week (Philly.com)

// California vape cartridge maker issues voluntary marijuana product recall (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission to hire a scorer to grade state dispensary applications (Arkansas Online)

// Cannabis edibles maker Dixie Brands outlines plans to go public in Canada (Marijuana Business Daily)

// California Officials Say No To Marijuana-Infused Alcohol And Bars With Cannabis Consumption (Marijuana Moment)


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Wednesday, July 25, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// N.J. won’t prosecute many weed cases until September. It’s a big step toward legalization. (NJ.com)

// N.J. health commissioner: We need more medical marijuana dispensaries to meet demand | Opinion (NJ.com)

// N.M. Medical Cannabis Program Surging Toward $100 Million in 2018 (Globe Newswire)


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// Marijuana testing lab not among 7 licenses before Cannabis Control Commission (MassLive)

// Terp Town’ Fire Rips Through California’s Most Coveted Cannabis (Leafly)

// Why Marijuana Consumers Have Smaller Waistlines Than Non-Users (Marijuana Moment)

// Watch Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard And Other Federal Reps File New Marijuana Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// West Virginia Congressional Candidate Running On Marijuana Gets Political Boost (Marijuana Moment)

// Sweet Leaf granted temporary reprieve from destroying its Denver cannabis (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Outgoing Boston Police Commissioner William Evans is gifted bong by Boston Public Radio’s Jim Braude and Margery Eagan (MassLive)


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Thursday, July 19, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, July 19, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Fake Emails, Felony Charges, and Attorney General’s Intervention: A Dramatic 48 Hours in Oklahoma Marijuana Policymaking (Marijuana.com)

// Legalization Inundates California’s Cannabis Labs (Leafly)

// White House Opposes Legalization Of All Drugs, Press Secretary Says (Marijuana Moment)


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// Tilray Prices $153 Million NASDAQ IPO at $17 per Share (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Medical marijuana agency needs $13.3M to belatedly process 400 license applications (Florida Watchdog)

// Stop fingering me bro’: ACLU sues DC cop for alleged anal probe (KRXI Fox 11 Reno)

// Ohio marijuana firm charts international growth path with $74 million in deals (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cronos to Build Massive Greenhouse Facility in Ontario (New Cannabis Ventures)

// From Michelin Stars to Cannabis Cakes: A Las Vegas Chef’s Journey (Leafly)

// California Bans Hemp-Derived CBD Oil (Cannabis Now)


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Wednesday, July 18, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Jury Acquits Marijuana Patient Who Admitted To Breaking Georgia Law (Marijuana Moment)

// Michigan’s first licensed medical marijuana facilities in limbo (Michigan Live)

// Legalizing Marijuana Helps Police Solve Other Crimes, New Study Shows (Marijuana Moment)


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// Florida to issue four more medical marijuana licenses (Sun-Sentinel)

// Ohio’s medical marijuana patient registry put on hold (Cincinatti.com)

// Medical marijuana users worry Canada’s pot-impaired driving rules will run them off the road (Star Edmonton)

// Khiron Appoints Former Mexican President Vicente Fox to Board of Directors (New Cannabis Ventures)

// The Hazy Boundaries of Canada’s Cannabis Advertising Restrictions (Leafly)

// I was in total shock’: Methuen woman fired for off-duty marijuana use (WHDH 7 Boston)

// Voters In Key Congressional Districts Support Marijuana Legalization, Poll Says (Marijuana Moment)


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Tuesday, July 17, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Canadian marijuana companies raise record cash ahead of legalization (Marijuana Business Daily)

// The SEC says he defrauded investors. Now he’s trying to raise $12.5M to grow marijuana (Desert Sun)

// One in Fourteen People In Massachusetts Is Driving High, Says Study (Herb)


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// County Officials From Across The U.S. Push Feds To Reform Marijuana Laws (Marijuana Moment)

// It’s halfway through July. Why aren’t any recreational marijuana dispensaries open yet? (Boston.com)

// Sen. Jeff Merkley ‘Disappointed’ That Democrats Blocked His Marijuana Banking Amendment (Marijuana Moment)

// Mexico Takes Small Steps Toward Medical Marijuana Legalization (Leafly News)

// Oklahoma Attorney General to give advice to health department regarding medical marijuana challenge (KFOR News)

// Chart: Can medical marijuana programs survive in states with recreational markets? (Marijuana Business Daily)

// N.J.’s medical marijuana program to double in size as supply crisis grows (NJ.com)


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Monday, July 16, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, July 16, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Cuomo Administration Report Backs Marijuana Legalization In New York (Forbes)

// Wine and Spirits Wholesaler Association Voices Support for Cannabis Legalization (Brew Bound)

// California publishes first draft of permanent marijuana industry rules (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Marijuana enforcement in Chicago falls, but still lands heaviest on blacks (Chicago Sun Times)

// Oakland’s marijuana equity program is hurting those it was supposed to help (San Francisco Chronicle)

// Health Canada Threatens To Crack Down On Cannabis Growers Who Sponsor All-Ages Concerts (Civilized)

// Hoping to halt cannabis industry outages, regulators disable automated patient-tracking tool for dispensaries (Baltimore Fish Bowl)

// Lawsuits filed in Oklahoma target strict new medical marijuana rules (Marijuana Business Daily)

// World Series of Poker Boots Cannabis Sponsor Blum from Casino (Leafly News)

// Legalizing Marijuana Doesn’t Lead To Higher Youth Use, New Study Shows (Marijuana Moment)


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Wednesday, July 11, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// 5 Cultivators Receive Arkansas Medical Marijuana Licenses (Marijuana.com (AP))

// Marijuana legalization measure likely to appear on November ballot (Bismarck Tribune)

// Analysis: GOP Congress Has Blocked Dozens Of Marijuana Amendments (Marijuana Moment)


Check out the 2017 State of Cannabis Data Report from our friends over at Eaze! They first aggregated and anonymized the sales data flowing through their online sales platform (an order every ten seconds in 2017!) before they pulled out all sorts of useful bits of wisdom and information for you and other industry professionals. Pop over and check out this must-read resource!


// Prop. 64 didn’t legalize every cannabis crime, but arrests are falling fast (Daily News)

// New York calls on banks to work with medical marijuana industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Vape Pens Continue to See Strong Growth in Key Cannabis States, Research Shows (Green Market Report)

// Canopy Rivers Prepares to Go Public After Raising $104 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Hiku Brands to Join Canopy Growth and Abandons WeedMD Acquisition (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Red States Are Embracing Cannabis Legalization Expanding Access (Leafly)

// OK adds limits to medical cannabis rules including restriction on smokable MMJ (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Monday, July 9, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, July 9, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Caribbean Nations Agree To Consider Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// Gov. LePage vetoes bill that would ease access to medical marijuana, listing 11 objections (Portland Press Herald)

// Initiative to legalize marijuana in Arizona fails to qualify for ballot (KTAR News 92.3)


Check out the 2017 State of Cannabis Data Report from our friends over at Eaze! They first aggregated and anonymized the sales data flowing through their online sales platform (an order every ten seconds in 2017!) before they pulled out all sorts of useful bits of wisdom and information for you and other industry professionals. Pop over and check out this must-read resource!


// Sweet Leaf Officially Ceases to Exist in Denver (Denver Westword)

// ‘Either Get Out Of The Business Or Stop Traveling To The US,’ Immigration Lawyer Warns People In The Legal Cannabis Industry (Civilized)

// Michigan sets health standards for medical cannabis businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Vaping medical marijuana backers say apartment renter’s total smoking ban is ‘ridiculous’ (CBC News)

// 4Front Ramps Up Cannabis Dispensary Operations and Prepares to Go Public (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Cops Took Their Son Away For Medical Marijuana. Now, Reunited Family Speaks Out. ( (Marijuana Moment)

// Governor Hickenlooper names Director of Marijuana Coordination (KOAA News 5 NBC)


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