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Monday, January 28, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, January 28, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Owners of Colorado marijuana retailer Sweet Leaf sentenced to prison in landmark case (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Maine’s marijuana legalization timeline goes up in smoke (Boston Herald)

// California Cannabis Labs Are Finding Toxic Metal in Vape Carts (Leafly)


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// State’s Attorney Kim Foxx announces support for legalizing pot, calls for expunging misdemeanor convictions (Chicago Tribune)

// AGLC’s licensing freeze thaws to allow 10 new retail cannabis shops (Edmonton Journal)

// Israeli cabinet approves law to allow medical cannabis exports (CNBC)

// California’s Calaveras County refunding nearly $1 million in fees to marijuana farmers (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canadian study finds benzodiazepine use in patients drops 45 percent after medical cannabis treatment (Growth Op)

// Sununu Applauds Anti-Drug Commission Opposition to Marijuana Legalization (New Hampshire Public Radio (AP))

// Mass. hands out 100th marijuana license (Worchester Telegram)


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Friday, January 25, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A tweet from the U.S. Surgeon General about the use of medical marijuana by children.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, January 25, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// U.S. Surgeon General Deletes Tweet About Medical Marijuana And Children (Marijuana Moment)

// House Democrats look to legalize recreational marijuana in New Mexico (KRQE News)

// Lt. Gov. John Fetterman to embark on pot tour of Pa. (Philadelphia Inquirer)


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// Marijuana firm Caliva closes $75 million funding with assist from NFL great Joe Montana (Marijuana Business Daily)

// WA ponders allowing small marijuana growers to sell direct to consumers (Marijuana Business Daily)

// 9 Governors Get ‘A’ Grades for Marijuana Reform Up From 2 Last Year (Reason)

// ICYMI: The BCC Drops its Final Regulations (Canna Law Blog)

// Cigarette Giant Philip Morris Decides Not to Invest in Cannabis (Civilized)

// Police lock up all 4 Georgia Peach marijuana dispensaries 25 arrested (CBC News)

// How Canopy Growth became the Jolly Green Giant of cannabis (Fast Company)


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Thursday, January 24, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, January 24, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Medical marijuana can now be used to treat opioid addiction in N.J. (NJ.com)

// Here’s the Medical Cannabis Super Bowl Ad CBS Refused to Run (Green Entrepreneur)

// 77 out of 414 Ontario municipalities opt out of retail cannabis stores (Global News)


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// Commercial Marijuana Legalization Bill Sponsored By Half Of Vermont Senate (Marijuana Moment)

// Baker files bill aimed at helping police fight impaired driving (Boston Globe)

// Here’s how much marijuana Mass. stores sold during the snowstorm (Boston Globe)

// California’s Final Cannabis Rules: 8 Things to Know (Leafly)

// New Study on Cannabis and Autism Supports Parents’ Longtime Claims (Leafly)

// Women And Baby Boomers Are Increasingly Embracing Marijuana, New Market Report Finds (Marijuana Moment)

// Colorado’s Pro-Legalization Governor Tells Other States Not To Allow Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)


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Tuesday, January 22, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// CBS Rejects Super Bowl Ad for Medical Marijuana (Bloomberg)

// Weedmaps’ grip on the high-flying California pot market (Wired)

// Why 2019 Could Be Marijuana’s Biggest Year Yet (Politico)


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// High Times Buys Spannabis European Cannabis Festival In $7 Million Deal (Green Market Report)

// Chart: Illinois medical marijuana sales strong ahead of opioid-alternative program (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Silver pot: Marijuana use is growing among seniors. Is that good or bad? (National Post)

// HEXO Corp to Raise $50 Million through Stock Sale (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Where Presidential Candidate Kamala Harris Stands On Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)

// 2018 Was A Major Year For Cannabis Legislation And 2019 Is Shaping Up To Be Much Bigger (Marijuana Moment)

// Federal Judge Rules For Medical Marijuana Grower In Free Speech Case (Marijuana Moment)


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Monday, January 21, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, January 21, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// First Senate Marijuana Bill Of 2019 Would Force Study On Medical Cannabis For Veterans (Marijuana Moment)

// Puerto Rico medical cannabis industry left without banking institution (Caribbean Business)

// Why are Ohio’s medical marijuana prices so high? (Cincinnati.com)


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// Building underway at all cannabis cultivation sites in state (Arkansas Democrat Gazette)

// Cultivate is lifting its limits on marijuana purchases during weekdays (Boston.com)

// Nearly Half of Medical Marijuana Users Stop Taking Prescription Drugs Thanks to Cannabis (Civilized)

// Missouri lawmakers propose affirmative action for medical marijuana licensing (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

// Potential 2020 Presidential Candidate Michael Bloomberg Calls Marijuana Legalization ‘Nonsensical’ (Marijuana Moment)

// Pot legal on porch in most cases (Herald-Palladium)

// FL shop offers CBD as ingredient in ice cream (KXXV 25 ABC)


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

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
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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Thursday, January 17, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, January 17, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Michigan medical marijuana licensing board allows dispensaries to temporarily reopen (WXYZ 7 ABC)

// Pot deliveries OK’d into Calif. communities that ban sales (Las Vegas Sun (AP))

// The Marijuana Billionaire Who Doesn’t Smoke Weed (Fortune)


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// Oklahoma medical marijuana sales reached nearly $1M in December (KSN News NBC)

// Boston Is Getting Its First Recreational Dispensary (Green Market Report)

// Here’s every cannabis college course you can take in U.S. and Canada (Growth Op)

// How long can Congress keep pretending marijuana legalization isn’t becoming the norm? (LA Times)

// Recreational Pot Shop Opening 200 Feet From Rhode Island (Patch (State House News))

// On first day of OH medical marijuana sales some dispensaries cap purchases (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Bob Marley-branded drinks set to stir up cannabis-infused beverage market (USA Today)


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Monday, January 14, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, January 14, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Rhode Island Governor Proposes Legalizing Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)

// Ontario Cannabis Lottery Results: 25 Licenses Granted From Nearly 17,000 Applications (Leafly)

// Senate to propose simplified cannabis retail bill with 10 percent tax (VT Digger)


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// Marijuana store opens just hour from Albany (Times Union)

// Missouri receives 200-plus applications for medical marijuana licenses in Week 1 (Marijuana Business Daily)

// New California gov earmarks more funds for cannabis regulations, enforcement (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Even at $15 each cannabis seeds sell out quickly (Global News)

// Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried creates ‘Director of Cannabis’ position (Orlando Weekly)

// Cannabis company stock soars after Thiel-backed fund says it won’t sell shares (NY Post)

// Francis Ford Coppola’s New Cash Crop: $99 Eighth-Ounces (Leafly)


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Thursday, January 10, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, January 10, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// ‘Better Than Ever’ Cannabis Coalition Hits the Ground Running (Leafly)

// Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission Unanimously Accepts Dispensary Scores (KUAR 89.1 NPR)

// Social consumption of marijuana should be allowed in Massachusetts, state committee says (Mass Live)


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// Recreational weed may spark up Michigan’s medical marijuana industry (Michigan Live)

// Study finds more than half of Michigan medical marijuana users admit to driving while high (CBS News)

// Black market cannabis is $3 cheaper per gram, Statistics Canada survey finds (Global News)

// Virginia Lawmakers Add Full Legalization To Growing List of Marijuana Bills Being Consideration (Marijuana Moment)

// Denver Unveils New System for Clearing Cannabis Convictions (Leafly (AP))

// Miami-Area Police Wrap Up 2018 by Arresting More People Than Ever for Pot (Miami New Times)

// High Times Has Some Glossy New Competition (New York Times)


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Monday, January 7, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, January 7, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

Washington governor Jay Inslee is seen up on stage smiling widely.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, January 7, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Inslee to pardon thousands of marijuana possession convictions (Peninsula Daily News)

// Gov. Hutchinson warns medical marijuana users on travel across state lines (Talk Business & Politics)

// This Jamaica Weed Farm Is Thriving, Despite Short Sellers’ Doubts (Bloomberg)


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// Connecticut House Speaker Pledges To Push Marijuana Legalization Forward In 2019 (Marijuana Moment)

// First medical marijuana dispensary in Ohio could open in next few weeks (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Forget stars’ homes. These tours visit pot growers and bong makers (Los Angeles Times)

// Another GOP Congressman Introduced A Marijuana Bill On The First Day Of The New Congress (Marijuana Moment)

// Hemp growers will need OLCC permit to sell in dispensaries (Bend Bulletin)

// There are only 7 retail pot licenses for an area of Ontario the size of Nova Scotia (CBC News)

// Canadian Airlines Is Instructing Passengers How To Fly With Marijuana (Fresh Toast)


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