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Wednesday, June 12, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Oregon Legislature passes bill to allow sales to other states (Columbian (AP))

// Anti-Marijuana Lawmakers Shut Down By Congressional Committee (Marijuana Moment)

// New Jersey governor wants several changes in medical cannabis bill (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Pot legalization takes a toll on medical users, Associated Press analysis finds (Press Democrat (AP))

// New Mexico proposes new cap on medical pot production (SF Gate (AP))

// New Yorkers Still Support Legalization, Even as Legislative Support Falters (Merry Jane)

// Tokyo Olympics Chief Exec Reminds Everyone That Weed Is Still Illegal in Japan (Merry Jane)

// ‘This is our life and livelihood’: Fire rips through Maine medical marijuana facility (Bangor Daily News)

// Dixie Brands to enter Oklahoma marijuana market through deal with Globus (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Chart: Massachusetts recreational marijuana sales approach $140 million (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Tuesday, June 11, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Congressional Committee Advances Psychedelics Amendment But Blocks Marijuana Proposal (Marijuana Moment)

// CBD company Green Growth Brands is taking over malls, to open 70 shops in Brookfield deal (CNBC)

// Marijuana Dispensary Says It Would Be Stifled By Proposal Requiring Majority Maine Ownership (Maine Public)


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// Nikki Fried names doctors, lawyers, patients to new Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee (Florida Politics

// Medical marijuana expansion plan delayed again, but it might be for a good reason (NJ.com)

// Church of England Wants to Invest Its $16 Billion Portfolio in Weed (Merry Jane)

// Ivey Signs Bill Creating Medical Marijuana Study Commission (U.S. News & World Report)

// Get tough: Pot industry wants LA crackdown on rogue shops (Sacramento Bee)

// Ontario issues call for edible, alternative marijuana products (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Smoke-Free Ontario Act to Keep Vapes Hidden at Cannabis Stores (Leafly)


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Friday, June 7, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, June 7, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Bipartisan Marijuana Banking Bill Quietly Advances In House As Floor Vote Approaches (Marijuana Moment)

// New Mexico adds opioid use to conditions for medical pot (CT Post (AP))

// Cannabis oil firm PharmaCielo to buy Australia’s Creso Pharma for roughly $85M (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Report: CBD sales in the US to reach $7 billion by 2023 as investments surge (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Medicine Man Agrees to Buy Country’s Largest Outdoor Marijuana Farm (Denver Westword)

// Cresco Capital Partners Close $60 Million Oversubscribed Fund (Green Market Report)

// Canada’s Airline Crews Now Banned From Consuming Cannabis Prior to Flying (Merry Jane)

// Surgeon general warns marijuana could be more dangerous than a decade ago (The Hill)

// Woman sues Michigan state not for money but for access to her legally prescribed medical marijuana (Growth Op)

// Marijuana firm Planet 13 signals entry into CA with $10M dispensary purchase (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Thursday, June 6, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

New York Senator and Democratic Presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand holds a microphone while speaking at an event.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, June 6, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Presidential Candidate Gillibrand Unveils Wide-Ranging Marijuana Legalization Plan (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana legalization bill clears Delaware House committee (WHYY)

// GTI Closes $290 Million Essence Acquisition (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Federal Reserve Official Pledges To Tell Banks They Can Service Hemp Businesses (Marijuana Moment)

// Connecticut adds five medical cannabis conditions, will consider chronic pain (Marijuana Business Daily)

// North Carolina Advances Delayed Ban On Smokable Hemp (CT Post (AP))

// Maine amends proposed marijuana rules to ease concerns (Portland Press Herald)

// Utah farmers push back on proposed cannabis regulations (CT Post (AP))

// AG to investigate N.L. marijuana industry – including Canopy Growth deal (CBC News)

// RIP: New York Marijuana Activist Doug Greene (Celeb Stoner)


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Wednesday, June 5, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Bipartisan Governors Team Up To Demand Federal Marijuana Reform (Marijuana Moment)

// Congressional Report Raises Questions About Whether Marijuana Impairs Driving (Marijuana Moment)

// Weed CEO Backtracks After Repeating Claim About Fentanyl-Laced Weed On Fox (Vice)


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// Aurora Canopy are Canada’s ‘most reputable’ cannabis firms, survey finds; others rank far behind (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Oregon bill approved by House makes it easier to expunge old pot convictions (Statesman Journal)

// Green Growth Brands Executes Agreement to Acquire FL Medical Cannabis Provider (Green Market Report)

// Oakland Officials Decriminalize Psychedelics And Say They’ll Work To Legalize Sales Next (Marijuana Moment)

// France nears launch of medical cannabis ‘experiment’ (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ontario’s First Pot-Friendly Resort Is Open for Business (Merry Jane)

// Chart: Retail marijuana sales surpass Fortnite video game, closing in on Taco Bell, NFL (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Tuesday, June 4, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Andrew Cuomo on NY marijuana legalization: ‘I don’t think it’s feasible at this point’ (Democrat & Chronicle)

// New Jersey to greatly expand medical marijuana program with up to 108 new licenses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// VA denies Mass. veteran home loan over his legal marijuana job (Boston Globe)


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// Records: Minnesota’s medical marijuana companies lost a combined $2.4M in 2018 (KSTP 5 News ABC)

// Gov. Whitmer promised to expunge marijuana-related criminal records in Michigan. Those convicted are still waiting. (Detroit Metro Times)

// Big marijuana firms are ‘rolling up’ local dispensaries and growers skirting Pennsylvania’s law (Philadelphia Inquirer)

// Brinks CEO: The $160 billion cannabis industry much of it still illegal makes for a ‘beautiful opportunity’ (CNBC)

// CBD Toothpaste Sounds Like a Good Idea but Lacks Conclusive Studies Proving It Is (Green Entrepreneur)

// How Legal Weed Is Killing America’s Most Famous Marijuana Farmers (Politico)

// Sheriff Who Warned of Fentanyl-Laced Weed Says Test Erred (U.S. News & World Report (AP))


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Monday, June 3, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, June 3, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Illinois Lawmakers Send Marijuana Legalization Bill To Governor’s Desk (Marijuana Moment)

// Deloitte: Canada on verge of CA$2.7 billion infused cannabis market (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Key Takeaways From FDA’s Historic CBD Regulations Meeting (Marijuana Moment)


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// Organigram Closes $140 Million Credit Facility with Bank of Montreal (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Michigan Gov. Says State Could Fix Roads If Everyone Bought $2500 of Pot (Merry Jane)

// Cannabis shortage will turn to glut: industry expert (Calgary Sun)

// CCC to consider new regulations for marijuana cafes, home delivery services (WWLP 22 News)

// Charlotte’s Web Commences Trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange Under Stock Ticker ‘CWEB’ (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Congressional Funding Bill Protects Cannabis Banking And Lets DC Legalize Marijuana Sales (Forbes)

// Massachusetts Cannabis Company Says Charities Refused Its Donations (Cannabis Business Times)


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Thursday, May 30, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, May 30, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Illinois Senate Approves Marijuana Legalization Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// Colorado Governor Signs Bills To Allow Marijuana Home Delivery And Tasting Rooms (Marijuana Moment)

// Google Play Store bans in-app marijuana delivery (CNet)


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// AZ Lawmakers Approve Bill That Requires Medical Marijuana Testing (AZ Marijuana)

// Marijuana firm MedMen records $63.1 million loss in 3Q, slashes executive salaries (Marijuana Business Daily)

// GOP-led Legislature won’t override veto of Iowa’s expanded medical cannabis bill (News Press Now)

// LA’s Unlicensed Pot Shops Are Still in Business Despite Power Shut-Offs (Merry Jane)

// Canadian Government Earmarks $24.5M for Cannabis Research Projects (Leafly)

// Workplace Deaths Fell 34% After Medical Cannabis Legalization (Leafly)

// Cannabis director expects first Florida hemp crop in 2020 (WJHG 7 NBC (Capital News Service))


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Wednesday, May 29, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Cannabis Extracts Are Legal Arizona High Court Rule (Leafly)

// States Can’t Block Legal Hemp Shipments Within Their Borders, USDA Says (Marijuana Moment)

// New Yorkers are drawn to East Coast’s first recreational cannabis dispensaries (Crain’s New York Business)


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// Chart: Arkansas medical marijuana sales top $353,000 via just two dispensaries, outpacing initial OH sales (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Harborside Closes $19.65 Million Capital Raise Ahead of Public Trading (New Cannabis Ventures)

// New York Governor Says Marijuana Legalization Remains A Top-10 Priority For 2019 (Marijuana Moment)

// Michigan Man Still Serving 60 Year Prison Sentence for Selling Weed in the ’90s (Merry Jane)

// Charlotte’s Web Q1 Revenue Increases 66% to $21.7 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// AB 533 passage could mean red light for cannabis consumption lounges (News 3 LV NBC)

// Court rules Tampa strip club owner can’t legally grow his own medical marijuana (WTSP 10 CBS)


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Tuesday, May 28, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Republican Governor Kim Reynolds of Iowa lectures a student during a campaign visit to a school.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Gov. Reynolds vetoes bill that would have expanded medical marijuana program (We Are Iowa)

// Cannabis oversupply in Canada may be closer than some expect,’ bank warns (Marijuana Business Daily)

// ‘Not really if it’s when’: Mass. marijuana pesticide ban prompts fears of crop failure (Boston Globe)


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// Virginia Warns Police and Prosecutors of Potential for Misidentifying CBD as Marijuana (NBC 4 Washington)

// Cannabis Track and Trace Is A Disaster Waiting to Happen- and Not for the Reasons You Might Think (Canna Law Blog)

// Kern County Just Became California’s Worst Cannabis Desert (Leafly)

// TSA Updates Marijuana Rules To Allow Hemp-Derived CBD On Flights (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana Banking Bill Would Save Federal Money, Congressional Budget Office Says (Marijuana Moment)

// Pot company’s employment contract raises legal questions (Daily Hampshire Gazette)

// Vets May Soon Be Able to Recommend Medical Marijuana to Sick Pets in California (Civilized)


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