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

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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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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)


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// 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)


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// 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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Friday, June 29, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, June 29, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// U.S. Senate Votes To Legalize Hemp After Decades-Long Ban Under Marijuana Prohibition (Forbes)

// Canada releases key details on marijuana business licensing (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Special session may not be needed for medical marijuana regulations, House majority leader says (Tulsa World)


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// What’s Next For Epidiolex Maker GW Pharmaceuticals (Leafly)

// July 1 could be ‘extinction event’ for some California cannabis businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// 4Front Raises $13.4 Million to Expand Branded U.S. Cannabis Dispensaries and Cultivation Facilities (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Ex-Police Chief Cited Misleading Stats When Lobbying Against Pot Facilities (Voice of San Diego)

// Vancouver approves new ‘Cannabis Store’ designation ahead of legalization (CBC News)

// Court ruling could have cooling effect on AZ’s $425M medical cannabis market (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Aphria Closes Largest Canadian Cannabis Equity Offering to Date (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Thursday, June 28, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, June 28, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Top Senate Dem Introduces ‘Marijuana Freedom and Opportunity Act’ (Marijuana Moment)

// Majority Of Delaware Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Legalization Bill, But It Fails (Forbes)

// Medical cannabis prescriptions could be made in UK within weeks following Billy Caldwell controversy (Independent)


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// California Cannabis Outlook Slashed by BDS on Slow Licensing (Bloomberg)

// NJ to put off adult-use cannabis legislation until later this summer (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Las Vegas revives efforts to consider ‘marijuana lounges’ (News 3 Las Vegas NBC)

// Court to Arizona Medical Extract Users: Watch Your Back! (Leafly)

// Canopy Growth Q4 Sales Grow 55% as Inventory Exceeds $101 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// How Oklahoma Legalized Medical Marijuana, And What Happens Next (Marijuana Moment)

// BIG3 first US professional sports league to allow cannabidiol use for ‘pain management and recovery’ (Bristol Herald Courier)


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Tuesday, June 26, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// FDA Approves Epidiolex, a Marijuana-Based CBD Drug for Seizures (Leafly (AP))

// Senate Approves Medical Marijuana For Military Veterans And Advances Hemp Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// Permit Patty faces business backlash from fellow cannabis entrepreneurs (San Francisco Chronicle)


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// A Key Senate Committee Is Becoming Less Marijuana-Friendly (Marijuana Moment)

// Ontario should reconsider marijuana retail monopoly, experts say (Marijuana Business Daily)

// CT rejects medical marijuana treatment for opioid addiction (News 12 Brooklyn)

// Product Guide: Celebrities Bring Their Brand Power to Marijuana (Marijuana.com)

// Sira Naturals to Launch the First Cannabis Accelerator in Mass. (American Inno)

// Nevada’s marijuana regulators receive $1.5 million to deal with demand (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Meet Colorado’s New Single-Issue Voters: The Cannabis Community (New York Times)


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Monday, June 25, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, June 25, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// #PermitPatty Episode Blows Up on California Cannabis Company (Leafly)

// AG Maura Healey’s ruling could slow Mass. marijuana industry (Boston Globe)

// Pennsylvania lawmakers approve bill to spur research on medical marijuana (Trib Live (AP))


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// Maine cities towns may gain control over all retail marijuana sales (Portland Press Herald)

// In Maine industrial hemp is the crop to watch (Portland Press Herald)

// Pot companies on hiring spree ahead of lucrative legal market (CBC News)

// More State Political Parties Endorse Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// Nunavut’s new official name for cannabis – ‘surrarnaqtuq’ – leaves some with bad buzz (Toronto Star)

// Utah politico asks federal court to throw out challenge to medical cannabis initiative (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Molson Coors said to be in talks with pot firms as legalization looms (BNN Bloomberg)


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

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
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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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
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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