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Thursday, October 11, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, October 11, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// U.S. Government Loosens Border Policy For Canadian Marijuana Industry Workers (Marijuana Moment)

// Tobacco Giant Altria Rumored To Be Eyeing Cannabis Stake (Green Market Report)

// Pot companies failing at financial reporting, regulator says (Tortonto Star)


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// California Cannabis Bill Round-Up: What Matters Most (Canna Law Blog)

// Alaska plans changes to how it taxes marijuana in response to industry concerns (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Navigating the marijuana sector: Q&A with Chris Hagedorn, GM of Scotts Miracle-Gro unit Hawthorne Gardening (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Trump Administration Seeks Public Comments On Marijuana Reclassification (Forbes)

// A Conversation with Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commissioner, Steven Hoffman – Part I (JD Supra)

// Marijuana legalization may go more smoothly than you think: Washington governor (Alaska Highway News (Canadian Press))

// California pursues stop-gap plan to issue provisional cannabis licenses (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Tuesday, September 25, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Oklahoma has OK’d more than 1,000 medical marijuana businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana Arrests Are Increasing Despite Legalization, New FBI Data Shows (Forbes)

// Chart: Strong support for marijuana legalization ballot initiatives ahead of 2018 election (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Are Police Breaking The Law To Campaign Against Marijuana Legalization? (Marijuana Moment)

// CNMI hospital averse to serving as cannabis dispensary (Radio New Zealand)

// Aurora Cannabis Generates $19.1 Million Revenue in Fiscal Q4 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Turns Out People Are Not Showing Up to Work High in Legalized Marijuana States (Civilized)

// Romney and Wilson split on Utah’s medical marijuana initiative, Medicaid expansion, and the future of U.S. health care (Salt Lake Tribune)

// Idaho Gubernatorial Candidates Disagree On Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// Does Donald Trump Want To Ban Chocolate, Or Is He Just Confused? (Marijuana Moment)


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Friday, September 21, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, September 21, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Governor Signs Marijuana Legalization Bill, Making History In US Territory (Forbes)

// Trump FDA Chief More Worried About Teens Using Marijuana Than Nicotine (Marijuana Moment)

// Metrc software issues spur MD marijuana regulators to enact temporary retail rules (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Indica vs. Sativa: What’s the Difference Between Cannabis Types? (Leafly)

// California governor vetoes state tax deduction bill for cannabis businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// This ‘no marijuana’ sign has popped up at the Canada-US border (Daily Hive)

// MJ Freeway Does $10 Million Oversubscribed Deal (Green Market Report)

// New York Lawmakers Schedule Marijuana Legalization Hearing (Marijuana Moment)

// California cannabis distributor threatens legal battle with feds over cash seizure (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Top Cop Caught On Tape Making Racist Comments About Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment)


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Friday, September 7, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, September 7, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New Jersey Mayors Demand Social Equity In Marijuana Legalization Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// Massachusetts marijuana retailers could get final go-ahead this month (Mass Live)

// Another bank closed Nikki Fried’s campaign account because of medical marijuana (Tampa Bay Times)


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// SEC sues cannabis investment fund, warns investors about MJ industry ‘scam artists’ (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Maryland’s medical cannabis program technically bans food products – yet sells plenty of edible items (Baltimore Sun)

// CBD for CTE is Transforming How Pro-Athletes Recover From Traumatic Brain Injury (Herb)

// MedMen to Sell $75 Million of Units at $5.50 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Aphria fully exits U.S. cannabis market as it waits for federal laws to change (Toronto Star)

// Pot pamphlets found in 4-H Club youth bags at Colorado State Fair (KDVR Fox 31)

// Doctor Loses Medical License For Legally Treating Her Menstrual Cramps With Cannabis (Herb)


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Tuesday, August 28, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Vermont Democratic Party Calls For Marijuana Legalization Expansion (Marijuana Moment)

// Elizabeth Warren: Jeff Sessions Acted as ‘Catalyst’ for Weed Legalization (Rolling Stone)

// Charlotte’s Web Plans $100 Million IPO (Green Market Report)


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// US Lawmakers Discuss Marijuana Legalization With New Mexican President’s Team (Marijuana Moment)

// Chart: Number of California licensed recreational marijuana stores falls short (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Not a black-and-white issue’: Public input wanted on cannabis consumption sites (National Post)

// CCC set to take over medical pot program (Worcester Business Journal)

// California begins enforcement against unlicensed marijuana businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Schizophrenia May Lead To Cannabis Use, Not the Other Way Around (Leafly)

// State Financial Regulators Push Congress To Fix Marijuana Banking Problems (Marijuana Moment)


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Thursday, August 16, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, August 16, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Constellation invests CA$5 billion in cannabis giant Canopy in deal financed by BofA Merrill Lynch (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Pot taxes pick up in California but still far off target (Associated Press)

// Marijuana-Friendly Gubernatorial Candidates Win Big In Tuesday’s Primaries (Marijuana Moment)


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// Marijuana Ballot Measures Could Affect Key U.S. Senate Elections (Marijuana Moment)

// Employers In Medical Marijuana States Can Still Drug Test Employees Federal Judge Rules (Marijuana Moment)

// North Dakota Marijuana Legalization Would Allow Everyone in the State to Sell Weed (Herb)

// Faced with ‘losing everything’ California Valley marijuana growers ask to harvest crop (The Tribune)

// Missouri medical marijuana backer sues to quash rival initiatives (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ohio growers plant the seeds for medical cannabis launch (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Study Shows Most People Don’t Care if You’re Vaping Weed in Public (Denver Westword)


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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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