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Thursday, June 21, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, June 21, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Here’s When Canada’s Legal Marijuana Sales Will Begin (Marijuana Moment)

// Senate Could Vote On Marijuana Research This Week (Marijuana Moment)

// Canadian marijuana company Tilray files for IPO, eyes Nasdaq listing (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Support for Marijuana Legalization At Record High, New Survey Shows (Marijuana Moment)

// For some Christian voters in Oklahoma, medical marijuana is a ‘moral issue’ (ABC News)

// Arizona Mothers Challenge State Over Autism and CBD Oil (Leafly)

// Ricardo Baca Returns to Podcasting via Cannabis & Main, a New Show Exploring Modern Mainstream Marijuana (Cision PR Newswire)

// Canadians Brace for Cultural Changes as Marijuana Becomes Legal (New York Times)

// Canadian Lawmaker Fears ‘Disgusting’ Marijuana T-Shirts Will Denigrate Nation (Fresh Toast)

// MassRoots pivots again, offers medical cannabis dispensary portal (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Wednesday, June 20, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Breaking News: Canadian Senate Passes the Cannabis Act Locking In Legalization (Leafly)

// Stung by a Boy’s Suffering U.K. Reviews Medical Marijuana Rules (New York Times)

// Leadership of Drug Enforcement Administration turning over again (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// The first recreational marijuana licenses in Mass. could be granted Thursday (Boston Globe)

// Advocates: De Blasio marijuana plan won’t end racial disparities (City & State New York)

// Chalice Festival Founder Sues Bureau of Cannabis Control After Permit Denial (High Times)

// Congressional Bill Would Allow Marijuana Use in Public Housing (Marijuana Moment)

// Key advocacy group Marijuana Policy Project confronts leadership funding challenges (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Vermont State Police prepares troopers for marijuana legalization (My Champlain Valley)

// Bhang to Raise up to $10 Million Ahead of Going Public in Canada (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Monday, June 11, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, June 11, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Jeff Sessions Laments He Was Left Out Of White House Marijuana Talks (Marijuana Moment)

// Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker backs Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s marijuana bill, urges Capitol Hill leaders to pass the legislation (Mass Live)

// McConnell Inserts Hemp Legalization Into Farm Bill (Marijuana Moment)


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// NJ legislation would legalize marijuana, expand medical pot (Star Tribune (AP))

// Military will restrict members’ marijuana use – but won’t ban it completely (CBC News)

// The most exciting thing about Canada legalising weed? Data (Wired UK)

// Sen. Cory Gardner: How a Prohibitionist Became Legalization’s Defender (Leafly)

// Rep. Ted Lieu MedMen Make History in Venice (Leafly)

// Jared Polis Campaign Canvasses Dispensaries on South Broadway (Westword)

// This is Vegas baby: Why Freddy Adu’s Las Vegas Lights are football’s most bizarre team – and proud of it (Four Four Two)


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Friday, June 8, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, June 8, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// With Trump’s Support, STATES Act Could End Nationwide Cannabis Prohibition (Leafly)

// Amended Cannabis Act Passes Senate, Heads Back to House of Commons for Final Approval (Leafly)

// Senators Approve Medical Marijuana For Military Veterans (Marijuana Moment)


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// Medical marijuana commissioner says he was bribed by applicant, didn’t take it (THV 11 CBS)

// No More Arrests For Selling Small Amounts Of Marijuana In Minneapolis (NPR)

// Shock, Disappointment From Marijuana Advocates Industry Over Hickenlooper’s Vetoes (Colorado Public Radio)

// New Data Shows Smoking Marijuana Is A Dying Trend (Forbes)

// California Weed Dispensaries Can Legally Sell Customer Information to Data Brokers (Motherboard)

// Cannabis Investment Fund Phyto Partners Raises $14 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Detroit takes another run at medical marijuana ordinance (Michigan Radio)


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Wednesday, June 6, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Why Pro-Pot Advocates Are Happy Michigan Didn’t Just Legalize Weed (Rolling Stone)

// Judge: Florida retailers can sell smokable medical marijuana (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ohio Will Miss Sept. 8 Deadline for Medical Marijuana Availability (Leafly (AP))


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// Canada’s Senate on track to approve amended recreational cannabis bill (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana Strain Labeling Likely Misleading, Study Says (Marijuana Moment)

// Analysts: Global Marijuana Market Generates $9.5 Billion in Spending (Marijuana.com)

// In record-setting veto, Hickenlooper rejects bill adding autism to conditions eligible for medical marijuana (Denver Post)

// Two-thirds of current pot users will switch to legal retailers: survey (CTV News)

// Federal Marijuana Cases Drop Sharply, New Report Shows (Marijuana Moment)

// OLCC Intends to Severely Tighten Outdoor Harvest Regulations (Oregon Cannabis Connection)


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Thursday, May 24, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, May 24, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New York Democratic Party Endorses Legalizing Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)

// Arizona Supreme Court: Medical Marijuana on Campus Not a Crime (Arizona Public Media)

// Merkley Cosponsors Landmark Bill to End Federal Prohibition of Marijuana (Office of Sen. Jeff Merkley)


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// Nevada exceeds pot tax revenue expectations; rec sales have topped $304 million (Reno Gazette-Journal)

// Queens DA Has No Plans To Stop Prosecuting Pot Charges (Kew Gardens Patch)

// Texas Backs Off Changes That Could’ve Led to CBD Confiscation, for Now (Dallas Observer)

// Illinois governor gets bill legalizing industrial hemp (State Journal-Register)

// New Report Finds ‘Substantial’ Increase In Marijuana Use In Colorado (Green Market Report)

// Big cannabis growers urge senators to ban commercial outdoor growing (iPolitics)

// Marijuana Business Owners Rally On Capitol Hill As Cannabis Bills Gain Momentum (Marijuana Moment)


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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// What you need to know about California’s updated marijuana rules (Marijuana Business Daily)

// MedMen Breaks Ground on Large-Scale California Cannabis Cultivation and Manufacturing Facility (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Cannabis Wheaton to Raise $100 Million Selling Units at $1.40 (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Bill On Trump’s Desk Would Allow Marijuana (And Maybe MDMA) For Some Patients (Marijuana Moment)

// Utah medical cannabis foes go to court to keep legalization off ballot (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Investment firm offers CA$1M seed money to Canadian marijuana entrepreneurs (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Micro-cultivation canopy limit clarified for Canadian cannabis growers (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ohio medical marijuana dispensary announcement postponed (Cleveland.com)

// Poll: Support inches up for legalizing pot in New Mexico (Sante Fe New Mexican)

// Canadian Researchers Are Using Government Grants to Make Weed-Infused Beer (Merry Jane)


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Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Opposition Group’s Marijuana Poll Shows Strong Support for Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// Monterey County’s Budding Cannabis Industry Wants Tax Relief (KAZU 90.3)

// Chart: Colorado recreational marijuana sales boom in month of March (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Michael Cohl Invests in Cannabis Company Civilized (IQ Magazine)

// For The First Time, Thailand Seriously Considers Legalizing Medical Marijuana (Herb)

// The Trailer Park Boys Are Entering The Legal Cannabis Industry (Green Rush Daily)

// Complications Arise From High Demand for Medical Cannabis in Germany (High Times)

// Cannabis tech firm BDS Analytics plans national expansion after $3.5M raise (Marijuana Business Daily)

// North Dakota Selects Lab for Testing Medical Marijuana (Marijuana.com (AP))

// Canada should heed cautionary tale of Oregon’s flooded pot market (CTV News (Canadian Press))


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Wednesday, May 16, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// TILT Holdings Projects $200 Million Cannabis Related Revenue in 2019 as Public Company (New Cannabis Ventures)

// De Blasio, Who Opposes Legalizing Marijuana, Vows to Relax Police Enforcement (Bloomberg)

// US Territory Considers Marijuana Legalization This Week (Marijuana Moment)


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// Legalizing marijuana in New York would improve state city budgets, Stringer says (AM New York)

// New Jersey’s medical marijuana patient count could reach 50,000, regulator says (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Quebec Wants to Ban Home-Grow. Is It the Will of the Voters or Vested Interests? (Leafly)

// Philadelphia to Treat Opioid Addiction with Medical Marijuana (High Times)

// Joe Redner asks Florida Supreme Court: Let me grow marijuana now (Tampa Bay Times)

// Marijuana industry – now worth $31 billion – looks abroad for growth (Financial Post)

// Canopy Growth to Pay Outside Investors $101 Million in Stock for Balance of Canopy Health Innovations (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Monday, May 14, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, May 14, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Congress Considers Three Hemp Amendments To Farm Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// LDS Church opposes medical marijuana initiative (Utah Policy)

// U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer Says Cannabis May Be De-Regulated Nationwide Within Four Years (Willamette Week)


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// Illegal California marijuana firms starting to comply with cease-and-desist letters (Marijuana Business Daily )

// Name change reflects Edmonton-based liquor retailer’s ambition to dominate alcohol, cannabis markets (CBC News)

// California Rules May Make Weed Shippers Report Themselves to the Feds (Wired)

// Pot growers say tossed-out marijuana byproduct is a wasted opportunity (CTV News)

// Marijuana Growers Diversify With Hemp Amid CBD Boom (U.S. News & World Report)

// Congressional Black Caucus Pushes Major Marijuana Reforms (Marijuana Moment)

// Republican Rule Change Allows Marijuana Use By Judge Nominees (Marijuana Moment)


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