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

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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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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// It will likely be a ‘matter of years’ until cannabis cafes open in Massachusetts (Boston.com)

// Pennsylvania Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Decriminalization Bill In Committee Vote (Marijuana Moment)

// State places ‘administrative hold’ on Anne Arundel cannabis grower’s products (Baltimore Fishbowl)


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// No ‘spooktacular’ weed show. Cannabis Cup has ghosted Sacramento at the last minute (Sacramento Bee)

// Tilray Uses Stock to Acquire Chilean Distribution Partner (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Walmart Canada Explores Selling Cannabis-Infused Products (Forbes)

// MA marijuana business to use medical inventory to support recreational sales (Marijuana Business Daily)

// New legislation could boost New Jersey’s medical cannabis patient population (Marijuana Business Daily)

// The Marijuana Election Has Already Begun. No Need To Wait Until November 6 To Vote On Cannabis (Marijuana Moment)

// Nevada pot sales start new fiscal year with monthly record (Western Mass News (AP))


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Friday, October 5, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, October 5, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// WA tells marijuana edibles makers to end output of gummies, hard candies (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Massachusetts gives final OK to first two recreational cannabis shops (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Tilray prices $450 Million 5% Convertible Debt Deal (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// CBD Oil Is Now Illegal In Medical Marijuana Friendly Ohio (Fresh Toast)

// Win Or Lose, At The Polls Medical Marijuana Is Coming To Utah Under New Deal (Marijuana Moment)

// Lance Armstrong’s nemesis is starting a new cycling team — with Lance Armstrong’s money (Washington Post)

// Anti-Pot Lobbyists Spend Big Ahead of Midterm Elections (Merry Jane)

// Anti-Marijuana Group A No-Show For Planned Protest Of Legalization Advocate Rick Steves (Marijuana Moment)

// The maker of Corona beer made an early bet on cannabis – and it’s already made more than $1 billion (Yahoo Finance)

// The Fresh Toast Seeks Funding as Cannabis Media Heats Up (Green Market Report)


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

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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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Wednesday, September 19, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Aurora Cannabis says there is no beverage deal to announce (Global News)

// Pot Stocks Gain After Tilray Gets U.S. Approval to Import Medical Marijuana (Bloomberg)

// KushCo Holdings Reaches $51 Million in Annual Sales with $19 Million in Q4 (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Beto O’Rourke Slams Drug War And Police Killing Of Botham Jean At Dallas Event (Marijuana Moment)

// NJ legal weed bill ’98 percent’ done. The final fight is over how much to tax marijuana (NorthJersey.com)

// FAQ: Utah Proposition 2 Would Legalize Medical Marijuana (Leafly)

// Legalising medical marijuana shows no effect on crime rates in US state (The Conversation)

// California Gov. Jerry Brown Keeps Saying Mean Things About Marijuana Consumers (Marijuana Moment)

// Alberta won’t permit cannabis lounges until edible products are regulated (Calgary Herald)

// South Africa Becomes First African Country to Legalize Recreational Cannabis Use (Merry Jane)


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

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Coca-Cola Is Eyeing the Cannabis Market (Bloomberg)

// New York Cops Still Making Cannabis Arrests, Despite Mayor’s Policy (Leafly)

// Home delivery for medical marijuana? Michigan regulators consider it (Detroit Free Press)


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// LDS Church releases new memo warning of legal risks from medical marijuana initiative (Salt Lake Tribune)

// Leafly plans to delist unlicensed marijuana businesses in Canada (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Parent firm of marijuana mag High Times raises $5M, extends cutoff for $50M goal (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Oklahoma cities passing zoning laws regulating medical marijuana (KFOR 4 News)

// Louisiana regulators remove 100-patient cap on marijuana doctors; some still worry about availability (The Advocate)

// Feds Would Compile Tips For Growing Marijuana Under Proposal Advancing In Congress (Marijuana Moment)

// Humane’ restaurant’s bizarre ‘kinder’ way of killing lobsters (Yahoo News)


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Monday, September 10, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, September 10, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// District Attorneys Dismantle Legacy of Tough Marijuana Enforcement (NY Times)

// Canadian military to severely curtail use of recreational marijuana (CBC News)

// Marijuana use among baby boomers doubled in a decade, study shows (KOAA News 5 NBC)


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// Air Force says it’s not investigating Elon Musk for smoking pot (The Hill)

// Cash tax payment penalty lifted from cannabis industry (Lake Country News)

// ‘Real nonsense’: Why are Alaska marijuana buyers obsessed with high potency? (Alaska Daily News)

// Congress Will Pass Legalization Bills Next Year, Lawmakers Say (Leafly)

// MedMen Closes $53 Million Florida Acquisition (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Lab equipment giant Thermo Fisher makes a quiet bet on the Canadian cannabis industry (Financial Post)

// Did Barack Obama Smoke Marijuana At Disneyland? (Marijuana Moment)


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

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Thursday, September 6, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// 146 Apply for 6 New Jersey Marijuana Dispensary Licenses (Marijuana.com (AP))

// Tobacco Giant Altria Is ‘Exploring Options’ On Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)

// Mississippi group starts drive to get medical marijuana on 2020 ballot (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Cannabis Stocks Are Soaring, and This Rally Is Based on Reality (Leafly)

// Major Pro-Legalization California Union Sides With Cops Against Marijuana Deliveries (Marijuana Moment)

// Legal Weed: California Legislators Clear Marijuana Bills on Last Day of Session (Marijuana.com)

// Top Lawmakers Talk Hemp Legalization At First Bicameral Congressional Conference Committee Meeting (Marijuana Moment)

// How Michigan medical marijuana testing works (Michigan Live)

// Canada Can’t Decide Where People Should Be Allowed To Consume Marijuana (Fresh Toast)

// Senate Bill Would Legalize Medical Marijuana For Military Veterans (Forbes)


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Friday, August 31, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, August 31, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Republican lawmakers in this U.S. territory just voted to legalize marijuana (Washington Post)

// Utah’s governor promises a ‘bill that everybody can support’ if medical marijuana ballot initiative fails (Fox 13 Salt Lake City)

// New York Governor Announces Marijuana Legalization Listening Sessions (Marijuana Moment)


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// Michael Bennet ‘Deeply Concerned’ About White House Anti-Pot Committee (Denver Westword)

// Canadian cannabis prices continue falling ahead of legalization (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Oregon probes two dispensaries for selling large quantities of medical marijuana (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Pot delivered to your door? New N.J. weed plan includes delivery and no limit on shops (NJ.com)

// Lloyd’s of London allows underwriters to insure cannabis in Canada (Reuters)

// New Workers’ Comp Program for California’s Cannabis Industry (Insurance Journal)

// Oregon will require notification of marijuana harvest (Business Insider (AP))


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Wednesday, August 29, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New York Lawmakers Announce Four Marijuana Legalization Hearings This Fall (Marijuana Moment)

// California Lawmakers OK Free Cannabis (Leafly)

// Nevada marijuana sales blow away projections in first year (Las Vegas Review-Journal)


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// Could Florida’s Next Governor Make It the 10th Legal Cannabis State? (Leafly)

// Nikki Fried secures Democratic nomination for Agriculture Commissioner (Florida Politics)

// Marijuana growers stare down costly, burgeoning environmental regulations (Marijuana Business Daily)

// California targets cannabis delivery firm in second enforcement action (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Green Thumb Industries Generates $13.6 Million Revenue in Q2 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Illinois governor signs bill to allow medical marijuana as opioid alternative (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Almost Half of Wisconsin Voters Will See Marijuana Ballot Questions In November (Marijuana Moment)


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