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Tuesday, December 11, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New Zealand passes laws to make medical marijuana widely available (Guardian)

// Evicted tenant welcomed back as landlord revisits medical marijuana policy (Buffalo News)

// Read: Here’s The Final 2018 Farm Bill That Will Legalize Hemp (Marijuana Moment)


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// Line still out the door three weeks after NETA’s opening day (WWLP 22 News)

// Ohio activates first 1,000 medical marijuana cards (Springfield News-Sun)

// Michigan approves 24 more medical marijuana licenses (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Nevada awards 61 more recreational marijuana dispensary licenses (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Cuomo to reveal ‘green new deal’ with marijuana on state’s 2019 agenda (Crain’s New York Business)

// Chart: Significant challenges await Iowa’s new medical cannabis program (Marijuana Business Daily)

// A Struggling Desert Town Bets Its Future on Pot (New York Times)


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

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, December 10, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marlboro maker, Cronos join forces in exclusive CA$2.4 billion deal to tap global cannabis opportunities (Marijuana Business Daily)

// California releases drafts of final marijuana business regulations (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canopy Buys German Vaporizer Pioneer Storz & Bickel (Leafly)


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// Acreage inks $160 million acquisition of Oregon cannabis firm (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Medical marijuana sales in Maryland tops $96M as market booms in first year of operation (Baltimore Sun)

// Marijuana Bills Are Already Being Pre-Filed For 2019 Legislative Sessions (Marijuana Moment)

// Canadians Get Paid Way More Working In The Weed Industry Than The Average Job In Canada (Narcity)

// WHO postpones recommendation for rescheduling cannabis at UN summit (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Even without proof, CBD is finding a niche as a cure-all (NBC News)

// 78-year-old evicted from HUD housing after medical marijuana laws collide (Buffalo News)


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

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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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Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The Utah state capitol building sits on its own grounds with Salt Lake City sprawled out behind it under a cloud-speckled blue sky.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Utah Lawmakers Approve Medical Marijuana ‘Compromise’ Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// Cannabis firm Cronos confirms talks for investment by Marlboro maker Altria (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Falsified California testing lab data may result in major marijuana product recall (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// ‘It’s a game changer’: Ontario company prepares Canada’s first outdoor cannabis crop (Marijuana Business Daily)

// 280E still applies to marijuana companies, US Tax Court rules (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Chart: Where does California’s recreational marijuana supply come from? (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Pot Is So Hot in Canada That Firms Are Importing Workers (Bloomberg)

// Major Alcohol Association Briefs Congress On Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// California cannabis vape cartridge makers facing counterfeit products hurdle (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Minnesota Adds Alzheimers As Qualifying Condition For Medical Marijuana (WCCO 4 CBS)


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Monday, December 3, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The Utah state capitol is seen lit up brightly at night.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, December 3, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Utah Lawmakers To Debate Medical Marijuana In Monday Special Session (Marijuana Moment)

// Legalizing marijuana was supposed to slow illegal activity in California. It hasn’t (Press-Telegram)

// ‘Christmas is coming early’: Canada’s draft rules for marijuana edibles expected in coming weeks (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Final California marijuana industry rules may not be made public until January (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Boulder County Makes Move To Cancel Past Marijuana Convictions (Colorado Public Radio)

// Former Sweet Leaf Executives Land in Denver Jail for Looping Scandal (Denver Westword)

// How Ancient Viruses Gave Us Marijuana As We Know It Today (Marijuana Moment)

// Statistics Canada says sewer water shows Haligonians use most cannabis in all of Canada (Global News)

// Customers line up for opening of MedPharm, the Des Moines metro’s first medical marijuana dispensary (Des Moines Register)

// Boston Mayor Says City Will Get Its First Recreational Cannabis Dispensary ‘in a Few Months’ (Civilized)


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Friday, November 30, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, November 30, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Hemp Legalization Is Officially In The Final Farm Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// Will the poor in Missouri be cut off from benefits if they use medical marijuana? The answer is hazy. (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

// Incoming Luxembourg government plans to legalize recreational marijuana (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Mexico approves nation’s first 38 over-the-counter cannabis products (Marijuana Business Daily)

// MPX Q2 Sales Grow 233% to $14.7 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Acreage Holdings Delivers $5.5 Million In Revenue, $4 Million Net Loss (Green Market Report)

// More Banks Welcome Marijuana Business Accounts, New Federal Report Shows (Marijuana Moment)

// U.S. Air Force Warns About Grandma’s Marijuana-Infused ‘Miracle Sticky Buns’ (Marijuana Moment)

// Portland designates zones where marijuana businesses can open (Bangor Daily News)

// Elon Musk won’t be smoking weed in public again, NASA admin says (The Verge)


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Thursday, November 29, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A cardboard box sits full of bagged up batches of marijuana.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, November 29, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// State recommendation would bridge medical marijuana shortage (Detroit News)

// Medical marijuana dispensaries getting ready to open this weekend across Iowa (KWWL 7 NBC)

// Pete Sessions And Republicans Block Another Marijuana Amendment (Marijuana Moment)


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// Arkansas Medical Marijuana Growers Say Drug Ready By Spring 2019 (KFSM News 5 Online)

// Brazilian Lawmakers Approve Medical Marijuana Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// Draft medical marijuana law in Thailand breezes through key hurdle (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Massachusetts marijuana retail shops’ rollout going ‘mostly according to plan,’ Gov. Charlie Baker says (Mass Live)

// Sticker shock: ‘High demand’ increasing medical marijuana prices (Enid News & Eagle)

// Dixie Brands to Debut on the CSE on November 29 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// New Michigan Bills Would Help People Convicted Of Marijuana Offenses (Marijuana Moment)


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Monday, November 26, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, November 26, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Consumers spent $440,000 on marijuana products Tuesday in Massachusetts (Boston Globe)

// This Canadian Province Is Running Out Of Marijuana And It’s Causing Business Shutdowns, Delays, And Shortages (Narcity)

// Colorado marijuana access could expand greatly in 2019 (KDVR)


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// Murphy gives marijuana’s sober cousin — hemp — the green light in N.J. (NJ.com)

// Elon Musk’s Joe Rogan Appearance Draws NASA Safety Review of SpaceX (Leafly)

// Shaleen Title: Let’s talk about legalizing and regulating all drugs, not just marijuana (Boston Globe)

// UBC Hires a Professor to Study Cannabis as a Treatment for Opioid Addiction (Civilized)

// Read The Marijuana Bills New Jersey Lawmakers Will Vote On Next Week (Marijuana Moment)

// Latest draft of Utah’s medical marijuana bill to be discussed Monday (The Spectrum)

// The Story Behind Rep. Joe Kennedy’s Pivot From Prohibitionist To Marijuana Legalization Advocate (Marijuana Moment)


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Monday, November 19, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, November 19, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Massachusetts’s first recreational marijuana sales will begin Tuesday (Boston.com)

// Michigan recreational marijuana expected to be legal by Dec. 6 (Michigan Live)

// Michigan medical cannabis shortage might result in dispensary shutdowns (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Judge tosses Ohio medical marijuana license requirements for minority groups (Cleveland.com)

// Utah Senate president compels attendance at medical marijuana special session (Fox 13 Salt Lake City)

// Fried Maintains Hold In Agriculture Commissioner Race After Manual Recount (WLRN Miami)

// Vermont Panel to Propose 26% Tax Rate on Cannabis Sales (Leafly)

// Hemp Will Be A Top 10 Product In 2019, Whole Foods Predicts (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana is getting cheaper. For some states, that’s a problem. (Washington Post)

// Chart: Another record-setting year for MJBizCon mirrors massive marijuana business potential (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Wednesday, November 7, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Legalization On The Ballot: Live Marijuana Election Results (Marijuana Moment)

// Key Mexican Senator Introduces Bill To Legalize Marijuana Sales (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana Ballot Initiative Campaigns Raised $12.9 Million, Final Pre-Election Numbers Show (Marijuana Moment)


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// Only 5 of 51 recreational cannabis stores open in Saskatchewan three weeks after legalization (CBC News)

// MJ Freeway Misses Software Release Deadline in Washington (Cannabis Business Times)

// Postmedia invests in U.S. digital cannabis media company (The Growth Op)

// High Times Extends Its Offering To End Of November (Green Market Report)

// Cannabis Accessories Store Scrutinized for Using the Word ‘Cannabis’ (Leafly)

// Missouri Just Legalized Medical Marijuana. What’s Next? (Leafly)

// Despite Challenges Denver Still Leading the Conversation About Social Pot Use (Denver Westword)


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