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Friday, January 18, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, January 18, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Governor Signs Bill Legalizing Medical Marijuana In The U.S. Virgin Islands (Marijuana Moment)

// Connecticut Marijuana Legalization Bill Has A Huge Cosponsor List (Marijuana Moment)

// DeSantis asks Legislature to end marijuana smoking ban (The Ledger)


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// State sells $75,000 in medical marijuana on first day (Toledo Blade)

// Colorado company working to retrieve what it says is $500K in hemp seized by authorities in Pawhuska (Tulsa World (AP))

// Marijuana Legalization Will Be A Top Priority For Hawaii Legislature In 2019 (Marijuana Moment)

// MedMen Q2 Revenue Projected to Grow 40% from Prior Quarter to $29.9 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Medical marijuana sales in Arizona up 41% in 2018, report says (Tucson.com)

// Mike Tyson And Joe Rogan Swap Stories About Psychedelics And Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)

// High compliance costs lost market share could take toll on cannabis edibles firms under new Washington state rules (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Wednesday, January 16, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A handful of bright green marijuana buds sit alone on a bright white background.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Four Governors Talk Marijuana Reform During Major Speeches In A Single Day (Marijuana Moment)

// Tilray signs creative $250-million revenue-sharing deal with U.S. brand powerhouse ABG (Canada.com)


// Cannabis businesses call on state regulators to fix Michigan’s medical marijuana shortage (Michigan Radio)


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// New York Gov. Cuomo Releases Marijuana Legalization Details (Marijuana Moment)

// Boulder company report: 2018 global cannabis spending expected to top $12 billion (Daily Camera)

// Big Island medical marijuana dispensary gets formal OK to open (Pacific Business News)

// Fairbanks city borough take in $1M in pot taxes for 2018 (KTUU 2 NBC (AP))

// Demand for pre-rolled joints, oil caught supplier OrganiGram off guard (CBC News)

// Washington State Lawmakers Consider Legalizing Marijuana Home Cultivation (Marijuana Moment)

// Trump Attorney General Nominee Won’t Go After Legal Marijuana Businesses And Urges Congress To Act (Marijuana Moment)


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Tuesday, January 15, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Newly elected Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker speaks to his state during his first inaugural address.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Illinois Governor Pledges To Legalize Marijuana In Inaugural Address (Marijuana Moment)

// Canada’s Canopy Growth shares jump 11% on deal to develop industrial hemp farms in New York (CNBC News)

// Cuomo forecasts $300M in recreational marijuana revenue (Times Union


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// First Ohio medical marijuana dispensary opens 9 a.m. Wednesday (Cleveland.com)

// Ontario’s 25 pot licence lottery winners fielding partnership offers (CTV News)

// Legal cannabis could skim $55 billion per year from alcohol, tobacco firms (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Massachusetts court rules police can arrest you on drugged driving charges based solely on their observations (Mass Live)

// Cannabis Company Fourth Quarter Index Ends 2018 On A Sour Note (Green Market Report)

// West Virginia AG: Banks risk defying fed law when serving medical cannabis firms (Marijuana Business Daily)

// NFL Fans Hot Boxed the LA Coliseum During a Playoff Game This Weekend (Merry Jane)


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Wednesday, January 2, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is seen against a blurred city background.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, January 2, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New York Gov. Cuomo Pledges Marijuana Legalization In Inaugural Address (Marijuana Moment)

// Is pot the next pinot noir? Oregon may consider exporting weed to other states (Statesman Journal)

// Federal Marijuana Prosecutions Are Dropping In Era Of Legalization Chief Justice Reports (Marijuana Moment)


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// Chart: Massachusetts recreational marijuana sales soar in first month despite obstacles (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Dozens of Michigan medical marijuana shops forced to close as license deadline passes (WZZM 13 CBS)

// Global Cannabis Stocks Decline 20.3% in December (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Maine governor pardons former GOP lawmaker in old drug case (News Tribune (AP))

// Celebrating Colorado’s First Recreational Cannabis Sale Five Years Later (Leafly)

// Paiutes sell most expensive pot product to date at Las Vegas dispensary (Las Vegas Sun)

// Detroit Police Refuse to Stop Spelling ‘Marijuana’ with an H (Civilized)



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Tuesday, December 18, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is seen outside Central Park being interviewed by a large gaggle of TV cameras and reporters.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Endorses Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// CCC issues final recreational licenses to two more pot shops (Boston 25 News)

// New Zealand to hold referendum on legalising marijuana (Channel NewsAsia)


These headlines are brought to you by Curaleaf, one of the leading vertically-integrated cannabis operators in the U.S. With legal medical marijuana dispensaries, cultivation sites, and processing facilities all over the United States, Curaleaf has served more than 100,000 medical cannabis patients and looks forward to helping many more long into the future. Swing over to Curaleaf.com to learn more about this very cool company!


// New Jersey Doubles Medical Cannabis Licenses with Addition of 6 Companies (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Oregon lawmakers revisit worker protections for off the clock pot use (Statesman Journal)

// An Early Look at Over 2,000 Oklahoma Medical Cannabis License Applications (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Suit aims to keep CA highway patrol from assisting federal marijuana enforcement (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Teen Marijuana Use Remains Lower Than Pre-Legalization Levels, Federally Funded Survey Finds (Marijuana Moment)

// Here’s The Text Of The Marijuana Amendment Sen. Gardner Wants Attached To Criminal Justice Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// Duterte will sign any bill legalizing medical marijuana – Palace (CNN Philippines)



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Monday, December 17, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, December 17, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// ‘Orderly crowd’ witnesses start of retail pot sales in Salem (Salem News)

// Trudeau says cannabis shortage likely to be resolved within a year (Global News)

// US Senator plans to pitch measure to resolve cannabis’ legal financial issues (Marijuana Business Daily)



Today’s headlines are brought to you by our friends over at Eaze.com, California’s top one stop website for legal marijuana delivery. If you live in the golden state, swing over to Eaze.com to see if they are active in your area. With deliveries taking place in less than an hour, it’s never been easier to get legal California marijuana delivery. And of course, if you don’t live where Eaze delivers, you can still benefit from all the useful bits of industry insight and analysis they’ve developed using their properly aggregate and anonymized sales data stream.


// Ontario to Implement Lottery to Phase in Cannabis Retail (Leafly)

// Massachusetts pot board says still no concrete way to detect high drivers (Boston Herald)

// Parents’ emotional pleas grant CBD use for autism treatment (KCRG 9 ABC)

// Sweet Leaf cannabis business co-owners hit with $8.8M judgment (Denver Post)

// Missouri Lawmaker Moves To Block Feds From Getting Medical Marijuana Patient Info (Marijuana Moment)

// Cannabis legalization voted Canadian Press’s Business Story of the Year (City News (Canadian Press))

// ICE Used Old Marijuana Charges To Arrest A Jamaican Green Card Holder And Father Of Four (Blavity)



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Thursday, December 13, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, December 13, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Vote on legal marijuana in N.J. unlikely by the end of the year, top Dems say (NJ.com)



// Chicago Mayor Wants Legal Marijuana Revenue To Fund Pensions (Forbes)



// Hemp Legalization Is Officially Headed to President Trump’s Desk For Signature (Marijuana Moment)



These headlines are brought to you by Curaleaf, one of the leading vertically-integrated cannabis operators in the U.S. With legal medical marijuana dispensaries, cultivation sites, and processing facilities all over the United States, Curaleaf has served more than 100,000 medical cannabis patients and looks forward to helping many more long into the future. Swing over to Curaleaf.com to learn more about this very cool company!


// Aerial Weed-Spotting Missions Come To An End, As Police Put Focus On Opioids (Vermont Public Radio)



// Canadian cannabis producer Canopy Growth expects to enter the US market next year to grab a piece of a $1.6 billion opportunity (Business Insider)



// Cresco Labs Approved to Open First Ohio Medical Cannabis Dispensary (New Cannabis Ventures)



// Connecticut regulators double medical marijuana dispensaries to 18 (Marijuana Business Daily)



// LeafLink Says Alaska Maryland Most Expensive Place To Buy Cannabis (Green Market Report)



// Marijuana Industry Border Issues Would Be Solved Under New Congressional Bill (Marijuana Moment)



// People Searched For A Certain Cannabis Product A Lot In 2018, Google Says (Marijuana Moment)



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Wednesday, December 12, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Is a Tobacco Giant Trying to Take Over the Vape Pen Market? (Leafly)

// Salem marijuana retail store won’t take walk-ins, says they’re cash-only (MassLive)

// Senate Votes To Send Hemp Legalization To President Trump’s Desk (Marijuana Moment)


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// UK Lawmakers Reject Marijuana Legalization In House Of Commons Vote (Marijuana Moment)

// Boston councilors consider whether marijuana, liquor stores should be banned near addiction treatment centers (Boston.com)

// BDS Analytics Launches Industry’s First Cannabis Retail Price Index, Cannabis Consumer Sales Report (Cision PRNewswire)

// House OKs killing required arrest records for medical pot owners (Detroit News)

// Scientists search for marijuana’s holy grail – consistent highs (NBC News)

// Small cannabis growers find roadblocks on path to microcultivation licenses (Montreal Gazette)

// For Big Tobacco and Brewers, Grass Is Greener (New York Times)


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Thursday, December 6, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, December 6, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// The numbers are out for the second week of recreational marijuana sales in Massachusetts (Boston.com)

// Recreational marijuana is legal today in Michigan. Here are 5 things to know before lighting up. (Michigan Radio)

// New Missouri medical marijuana law takes effect Thursday (KCTV 5 CBS)


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// Lawmakers Might Use Legal Marijuana Taxes To Fix New York’s Subways (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana Trade Group Demands Action Against Unlicensed Los Angeles Dispensaries (Marijuana Moment)

// Vermont General Store Owners Innovate to Stay Relevant (Seven Days VT)

// Illegal Grows Spark Resell Market In Used Equipment (Green Market Report)

// Pennsylvania medical cannabis operators renew legal challenge (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Pennsylvania may expand medical cannabis qualifying conditions list (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Lowell Herb Co. is lighting up Hanukkah with eight days of cannabis (San Francisco Chronicle)


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Wednesday, December 5, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A field of tall green hemp plants grows.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Lawmakers Reach Compromise Over Controversial Hemp Legalization Felony Provision (Marijuana Moment)

// Nevada high court dismisses liquor firms’ adult-use cannabis distribution suit (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Shares in Canadian Cannabis Company Fall 28% Following Short-Sellers’ Report (Leafly (Canadian Press))


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// Panel that will advise Maine lawmakers on marijuana laws is taking shape (Portland Press Herald)

// Next House Agriculture Committee Chair Might Grow Hemp On His Farm (Marijuana Moment)

// Nearby Marijuana Shops Make Homes And Rentals More Valuable, Studies Show (Marijuana Moment)

// Legal marijuana becomes truly Canadian with Wiarton’s curling ‘bongspiel’ (London Free Press)

// Doctors Still Hesitant to Certify Iowa Patients for New Medical Cannabis Program (Iowa Public Radio)

// Maps show how each U.S. state enforces drug laws differently (Big Think)

// High Times Cuts $28.6 Million In Debt With Stock Conversion (Green Market Report)


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