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Friday, June 15, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A well-lit and budded marijuana plant approaches harvest time.

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Friday, June 15, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Senate Committee Keeps Medical Marijuana Protections In Place (Marijuana Moment)

// Fed Reserve chair: Without lawmakers’ guidance, banks can’t take cannabis money (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Massachusetts Pot Shops By July 1? Not So Fast, Says State Panel (New England Public Radio)


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// Maine Supreme Court: Workers’ Comp Doesn’t Cover Medical Marijuana (Marijuana.com (AP))

// Sens. Warren And Gardner On Why Marijuana Policy Should Be Left To States (WBUR)

// Tax Court Again Denies Deductions Of State-Legal Marijuana Facility (Forbes)

// TGOD to Acquire 49% of Jamaica’s Epican (New Cannabis Ventures)

// NM medical marijuana advisory board cancels meeting, struggles to fill vacancies (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Nevada opens up 84 potential recreational marijuana licenses to limited field (Marijuana Business Daily)

// The Pot Industry Is Overwhelmingly White and One Congresswoman Wants to Change That (Rolling Stone)


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Thursday, June 14, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, June 14, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Canada’s ruling party rejects controversial amendments to cannabis bill (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Bill To Legalize Hemp Passes Key Senate Committee (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana Banking Measure Rejected By Congressional Committee (Marijuana Moment)


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// Lack Of Cannabis Banking Hurts Average Small Business Owners While Wealthy Entrepreneurs Flourish (Forbes)

// Drugged driving a complex question for new commission (Boston Globe)

// Delaware bill to legalize pot amended to address safety regulatory concerns (WHYY)

// Canopy Growth to Sell $400 Million in Convertible Notes (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Celebs Explain Why They’re In The Canna-Business (Entrepreneur)

// Tax Marijuana By THC Content? That’s What Alaska Regulator Suggests (Marijuana.com)

// Oregon to inspect outdoor cannabis harvests in response to federal law enforcement pressure (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Wednesday, June 13, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The U.S. Capitol building is seen framed by bare trees lining the street.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Medical Marijuana Protections Included in Senate CJS Appropriations Bill (Cannabis Business Times)

// California cannabis market transition period about to end; price spikes shortages may occur (Marijuana Business Daily)

// High Times Parent Q1 Sales Plunge 65% Leading to $12.3 Million Net Loss (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// South Carolina Voters Approve Medical Marijuana Question On Democratic Ballot (Forbes)

// Vermont medical marijuana patient count plateaus; some blame recreational MJ (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Michigan Dispensaries to be Re-Branded as ‘Provisioning Centers’ (High Times)

// Aurora Cannabis to Pay $115 Million in Stock to Acquire Anandia Labs (New Cannabis Ventures)

// New licenses open doors for Canadian marijuana entrepreneurs (Marijuana Business Daily)

// How Mapping Marijuana DNA Could Change the Future of Pot (Rolling Stone)

// Uruguay struggling to meet demand for legal marijuana (Washington Post)


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Monday, June 11, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks at a Trump campaign rally.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, June 11, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Jeff Sessions Laments He Was Left Out Of White House Marijuana Talks (Marijuana Moment)

// Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker backs Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s marijuana bill, urges Capitol Hill leaders to pass the legislation (Mass Live)

// McConnell Inserts Hemp Legalization Into Farm Bill (Marijuana Moment)


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// NJ legislation would legalize marijuana, expand medical pot (Star Tribune (AP))

// Military will restrict members’ marijuana use – but won’t ban it completely (CBC News)

// The most exciting thing about Canada legalising weed? Data (Wired UK)

// Sen. Cory Gardner: How a Prohibitionist Became Legalization’s Defender (Leafly)

// Rep. Ted Lieu MedMen Make History in Venice (Leafly)

// Jared Polis Campaign Canvasses Dispensaries on South Broadway (Westword)

// This is Vegas baby: Why Freddy Adu’s Las Vegas Lights are football’s most bizarre team – and proud of it (Four Four Two)


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Thursday, June 7, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A bright green marijuana flower grows under light not too long after starting to bud.

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Thursday, June 7, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Crash or Cash: What’s Happening to California Cannabis Prices? (Leafly)

// Congressional GOP Blocks Marijuana Votes (Again) (Marijuana Moment)

// MedMen inks $53 million acquisition of Florida cannabis cultivator dispensary sites (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Aphria to Raise $225 Million Selling Shares at $11.85 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// City committee recommends allowing smoking of cannabis on sidewalks (CBC News)

// Rules allowing cannabis at festivals move forward; some councillors say there’s too much regulation (Calgary Herald)

// This Lawmaker Just Brought Cannabis Products Onto The Senate Floor (Marijuana Moment)

// Kush Bottles Diversifies Beyond Cannabis with Unit Focused on FDA-Compliant Packaging (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Updated: Friends of the Eel River Sues the County Over Cannabis (North Coast Journal)

// Meet the Man Behind The Viral Marijuana Drone Videos (Marijuana Moment)


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Wednesday, June 6, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Why Pro-Pot Advocates Are Happy Michigan Didn’t Just Legalize Weed (Rolling Stone)

// Judge: Florida retailers can sell smokable medical marijuana (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ohio Will Miss Sept. 8 Deadline for Medical Marijuana Availability (Leafly (AP))


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// Canada’s Senate on track to approve amended recreational cannabis bill (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana Strain Labeling Likely Misleading, Study Says (Marijuana Moment)

// Analysts: Global Marijuana Market Generates $9.5 Billion in Spending (Marijuana.com)

// In record-setting veto, Hickenlooper rejects bill adding autism to conditions eligible for medical marijuana (Denver Post)

// Two-thirds of current pot users will switch to legal retailers: survey (CTV News)

// Federal Marijuana Cases Drop Sharply, New Report Shows (Marijuana Moment)

// OLCC Intends to Severely Tighten Outdoor Harvest Regulations (Oregon Cannabis Connection)


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Tuesday, June 5, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Colorado governor John Hickenlooper speaks at a podium.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Colorado gov nixes pioneering cannabis tasting room bill (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Judge will decide on lifting ‘stay’ in smokable marijuana case (Florida Politics)

// Map: Where to Find Ohio’s 56 Medical Marijuana Dispensaries (Leafly)


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// Hickenlooper signs bill allowing school personnel to administer medical marijuana to student patients (KDVR 31)

// Chart: Cannabis industry supports up to 160,000 full-time jobs with more growth on horizon (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis companies now have access to property liability insurance in California (Orange County Register)

// Zimbabwe going ‘back to the drawing board’ on medical marijuana law (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis entrepreneurs set sights on non-smokers (CBC News)

// Man downs bottle of cannabis oil in Knesset is booted out (Times of Isreal)

// Marijuana Use Is More Moral Than Porn, Death Penalty, and Cloning, Americans Say (Marijuana Moment)


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Monday, June 4, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The inside of the Michigan State House in Lansing.

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Monday, June 4, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Michigan Republicans could vote to legalize recreational marijuana next week (Michigan Live)

// Youth Support For Marijuana Legalization At All-Time High (Marijuana Moment)

// Illinois Lawmakers Pass Major Improvement To Medical Cannabis Program (Weed News)


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// Maine AG orders vape tent closed at medical marijuana trade show (Portland Press Herald)

// At 23, student entrepreneur has won 1 of 7 permits for Saskatoon cannabis retail stores (CBC News)

// Ankerfelt: Moving the dialog forward on marijuana in Alaska (KCAW)

// Vanguard Mutual Fund Surprisingly Owns $47 Million of Cannabis Stocks (New Cannabis Ventures)

// A Marijuana.com Exclusive Interview With Antonio Villaraigosa (Marijuana.com)

// Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Advocates Confident About This Month’s Ballot Vote (Marijuana Moment)

// NCIA Adds 3 New Members to its Board of Directors (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Thursday, May 31, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, May 31, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Why many Michigan medical marijuana businesses won’t have to close (Detroit Free Press)

// OLCC pauses processing recreational marijuana licenses (Bend Bulletin)

// Congress Will Consider These Marijuana Amendments Next Week (Marijuana Moment)


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// The Jeff Sessions Cannabis Crackdown Has Arrived- And It’s Awesome (Leafly)

// Los Angeles Files Charges Against Dozens of Unlicensed Cannabis Businesses (Leafly)

// They Let Their 15-Year-Old Son Smoke Pot to Stop His Seizures. Georgia Took Him Away. (New York Times)

// Top New York Lawmaker: Expunge Convictions if Cannabis Goes Legal (Leafly (AP))

// Southern Africa becomes magnet for Canadian medical cannabis investments (Marijuana Business Daily)

// To Make Dank Beer, Brewers Forced to Get Creative (Leafly)

// United Nations Panel Releases First-Ever Review of Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)


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Wednesday, May 30, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A cluster of pre-rolled joints sits stacked up between two little plastic cartoon figurines.

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Utahns will be voting on medical marijuana and Medicaid expansion – but not Utah’s candidate nominating law (Salt Lake Tribune)

// United States Territory Inches Closer To Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// U.S. Attorney to Crack Down on Illegally Grown Northern California Marijuana (Marijuana.com (AP))


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// Feds Call Out Religious Discrimination Against Marijuana Consumers (Marijuana Moment)

// LA-based MedMen lists on Canadian Securities Exchange with $1.6 billion valuation (Redlands Daily Facts)

// New York Medical Marijuana Program May Soon Include Care for Pets (High Times)

// Chart: US marijuana industry’s economic impact could hit $80 billion by 2022 (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis tax leads to 563 scholarships for Pueblo students (KRDO 13 ABC)

// Freedom Leaf Interview: BiotrackTHC’s Patrick Vo (Freedom Leaf)

// Here’s Where California’s Next Governor Stands on Cannabis (Leafly)


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