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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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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
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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Wednesday, August 22, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Massachusetts may get a step closer to retail marijuana shops so ‘you all can chill’ top regulator says (Mass Live)

// Amid Primary Challenge, Democrat Senator Now Supports Marijuana Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// How Federal Housing Policy Excludes Poor People From Legal Pot (Rolling Stone)


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// Louisiana regulators weigh raising marijuana patient limit (Miami Herald)

// Teen Marijuana Use Is Down In California Following Legalization, State-Funded Study Shows (Marijuana Moment)

// Pennsylvania Lawmaker Launches Online Petition To Promote Marijuana Legalization Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// TGOD to Invest $35 Million to Acquire and Expand European CBD Company HemPoland (New Cannabis Ventures)

// New Mexico revokes license of medical cannabis company (Marijuana Business Daily (AP))

// How Sweet Leaf’s Success Story Went Up in Smoke (Denver Westword)

// Latest financials raise new questions about future of marijuana tech firm MassRoots (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Monday, August 13, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, August 13, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Massachusetts Wants People Harmed By The Drug War To Sell Legal Marijuana. How’s It Going So Far? (Forbes)

// Workplace Deaths Drop After States Legalize Medical Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)

// Trump Tariffs Set To Hit Cannabis Industry (Forbes)


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// Medical marijuana commission alerts patients to how best to report negative reactions (Baltimore Sun)

// Cannabis industry grows as source of campaign funds (Sante Fe New Mexican)

// 91 Percent of Australians Support Medical Cannabis Legalization (Herb)

// Legal Weed: California Lawmakers Leave Many Marijuana Policies in Suspense (Marijuana.com)

// Marijuana Dispensaries Have Yet to Open on Big Island (U.S. News & World Report (AP))

// First FDA-Approved Cannabis Medicine Epidiolex to Cost $32,500 a Year (Herb)

// Elizabeth Warren stands by claim that US criminal justice system is ‘racist’ (Mass Live)


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Monday, July 30, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, July 30, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Oklahoma regulators move to drop controversial medical cannabis rules (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ontario to Revamp Cannabis Regs, Allow Private Retailers (Leafly)

// Christian Bax quits as state’s top medical marijuana regulator (Florida Politics)


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// First tests are in, and 1 in 5 marijuana samples in California isn’t making grade (OC Register)

// Employment Rights For Marijuana Consumers Would Be Protected Under New Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// These 20 people are going to help figure out what to do with weed cases in N.J. (NJ.com)

// R.I. dispensaries begin selling to out-of-state customers (Providence Journal)

// Nevada marijuana dispensary owner says best customers skew older (Las Vegas Sun)

// Records show marijuana charges convictions fall more heavily on black Virginians (Daily Press)

// Black Lawmakers: Marijuana Decrim Is ‘Must-Do’ In First 100 Days of Democratic Congress (Marijuana Moment)


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Wednesday, July 25, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// N.J. won’t prosecute many weed cases until September. It’s a big step toward legalization. (NJ.com)

// N.J. health commissioner: We need more medical marijuana dispensaries to meet demand | Opinion (NJ.com)

// N.M. Medical Cannabis Program Surging Toward $100 Million in 2018 (Globe Newswire)


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// Marijuana testing lab not among 7 licenses before Cannabis Control Commission (MassLive)

// Terp Town’ Fire Rips Through California’s Most Coveted Cannabis (Leafly)

// Why Marijuana Consumers Have Smaller Waistlines Than Non-Users (Marijuana Moment)

// Watch Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard And Other Federal Reps File New Marijuana Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// West Virginia Congressional Candidate Running On Marijuana Gets Political Boost (Marijuana Moment)

// Sweet Leaf granted temporary reprieve from destroying its Denver cannabis (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Outgoing Boston Police Commissioner William Evans is gifted bong by Boston Public Radio’s Jim Braude and Margery Eagan (MassLive)


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Friday, July 20, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, July 20, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Arizona Court Rules Cannabis Extracts Not Protected Under Medical Marijuana Act (High Times)

// Marijuana stocks: Tilray’s shares jump more than 30% in Nasdaq debut (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Legalized marijuana worth $581M a year to Pennsylvania auditor general says (Lehigh Valley Live)


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// Texts suggest former Health Department attorney was offered job with state pharmacy board (Tulsa World)

// Governor catering to ‘rich white man,’ so here’s my medical marijuana plan, lawmaker says (NJ.com)

// Mass. Marijuana: A new podcast from Boston 25 News (Boston 25 News)

// Oklahoma lawmakers create bipartisan group to make medical marijuana recommendations (KFOR News 4)

// Congressional Bills Affecting Cannabis Laws Go To Conference Committees (Marijuana Moment)

// The Era of Clean Cannabis Has Come to California. Here Are the Surviving Brands (Leafly)

// Senators Honor The DEA On Its 45th Birthday (Even Though They Lost The Drug War) (Marijuana Moment)


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Thursday, July 12, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, July 12, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// US Attorney in Massachusetts Will Let Legal Market Proceed (Leafly)

// Cannabis marketers enjoy summer of schmooze ahead of legislative crackdown (CBC News)

// Marijuana M&A activity spikes as some cannabis pioneers cash out (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// James Cole Talks Jeff Sessions And Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// Surviving hacks and other tumult: Q&A with MJ Freeway CEO Jessica Billingsley (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Law requires marijuana to be tested but no labs licensed in Mass. yet (Boston 25 News)

// Kush Bottles Extends Cannabis Industry Service Offering with Design Agency Acquisition (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Medical marijuana: Meet some of Greater Cincinnati’s first doctors who can sign Ohio medical marijuana cards (Cincinnati.com)

// Congress Could Vote On These Marijuana Amendments Next Week (Unless GOP Blocks Them Again) (Marijuana Moment)

// NJ health commissioner pitches medical marijuana to doctors (North Jersey.com)


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Wednesday, July 11, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// 5 Cultivators Receive Arkansas Medical Marijuana Licenses (Marijuana.com (AP))

// Marijuana legalization measure likely to appear on November ballot (Bismarck Tribune)

// Analysis: GOP Congress Has Blocked Dozens Of Marijuana Amendments (Marijuana Moment)


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// Prop. 64 didn’t legalize every cannabis crime, but arrests are falling fast (Daily News)

// New York calls on banks to work with medical marijuana industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Vape Pens Continue to See Strong Growth in Key Cannabis States, Research Shows (Green Market Report)

// Canopy Rivers Prepares to Go Public After Raising $104 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Hiku Brands to Join Canopy Growth and Abandons WeedMD Acquisition (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Red States Are Embracing Cannabis Legalization Expanding Access (Leafly)

// OK adds limits to medical cannabis rules including restriction on smokable MMJ (Marijuana Business Daily)


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