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Tuesday, March 12, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A marijuana plant grows near harvest.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Harvest Health sets cannabis industry standard with $850 million acquisition of multistate operator Verano (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Black Lawmakers to Block Legalized Marijuana in N.Y. if Their Communities Don’t Benefit (New York Times)

// Minnesota Senate Committee Kills Marijuana Legalization Bill (Marijuana Moment)


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// State news briefs: Oklahoma lawmakers send medical marijuana bill to governor (Shawnee News-Star)

// Ohio’s medical marijuana sales top $1.8 million in first 2 months (WKYC 3 NBC)

// Bill to allow home-grown medical marijuana passes New Hampshire House (Boston Globe (AP))

// Ohio grants cannabis firm permission to produce concentrates, edibles, topicals (Marijuana Business Daily)

// CA class action suit set to proceed against county that banned marijuana grows (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Minority Cannabis Business Association Releases Model Municipal Social Equity Ordinance for Nationwide Adoption (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Chart of the Week: California marijuana business licenses expiring at a rapid clip (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Monday, March 11, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, March 11, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Cancer patient speaks out after police search his room for marijuana (WWLP 22 News)

// Altria Takes Control of Cronos Group with C$2.4 Billion Investment (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Senators Are Angry That Marijuana Sentences Are Longer Than Paul Manafort’s (Marijuana Moment)


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// House-Passed Legal Marijuana Bill Advances In New Mexico Senate (Marijuana Moment)

// California Cannabis Agencies Drop New Packaging and Labeling Guidance (Canna Law Blog)

// NJ Marijuana Lobbyists Tripled Their Spending After Christie Left (Patch Livingston)

// Here’s How Tourists Can Get Legal Medical Marijuana in Hawaii (Civilized)

// Did the first medical cannabis drive-thru in New England just open? (Marijuana Business Daily)

// L.A. City Council moves ahead with marijuana licensing and enforcement proposals (Marijuana Business Daily)

// NC man free after he was found with 17 pounds of marijuana in Baltimore (WBAL TV 11 NBC)


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Friday, March 8, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The U.S. Capitol Building in Washington DC is seen in a tightly cropped photo.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, March 8, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Three cannabis reform bills reintroduced in Congress (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cowboys’ David Irving blasts NFL’s drug policy while smoking on Instagram Live (USA Today)

// Is the NHL the future of marijuana in pro sports? Why it could be (ESPN)


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// AZ Senate unanimously passes bill to weed out moldy cannabis with testing (AZ Family)

// Florida Poised to Repeal State Ban on Smokable Cannabis (Leafly (AP))

// New Mexico House Passes Marijuana Legalization Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// Hawaii Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Decriminalization Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// First recreational marijuana store in Greater Boston granted final license from state (Mass Live)

// Elon Musk’s Security Clearance Under Review Over Pot Use (Bloomberg)

// NH Supreme Court rules worker should be reimbursed for medical marijuana (WMUR 9 (AP))


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Thursday, March 7, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, March 7, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Michigan to enforce March 31 deadline for unlicensed pot dispensaries to close (Detroit Free Press)

// Medical Marijuana Bill Passes Key Kentucky Committee (Marijuana Moment)

// David Irving not interested in NFL return until marijuana policy change (Sports Naut)


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// Medical marijuana sales in Michigan exceed $42M after four months (WXYZ 7 ABC)

// ‘CBD’ Coffee and the Importance of Distinctiveness for Trademark Protection (Canna Law Blog)

// State Cannabis Control Commission expected to green light 2 more recreational pot shops (WHDH News 7)

// Nielsen Partners with Headset for Cannabis Data Analytics Offering (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Hickenlooper: Federal government shouldn’t decide whether to legalize marijuana (The Hill)

// Majority Of Americans Support Legalizing Marijuana And Expunging Records, Poll Finds (Marijuana Moment)

// Nikki Fried may soon target stores selling CBD oil (Florida Politics)


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Monday, March 4, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Michigan governor Rachel Whitmer speaks at a podium.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, March 4, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// 7 questions raised by the governor’s decision to eliminate the marijuana licensing board (Michigan Live)

// Liberal Hawaii Decides Again Not to Legalize Cannabis (Leafly (AP))

// Illicit cannabis sales in Canada decline after legalization (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Demand for legal marijuana in Illinois would far exceed licensed growers’ ability to supply it, study shows (Chicago Tribune)

// Idaho State Police may get tests to tell hemp and pot apart (AP News)

// Colorado appears ready to open cannabis markets to outside investors (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Oregon lawmakers consider cannabis cafes (Bend Bulletin)

// Georgia House committee passes medical marijuana bill (SF Chronicle (AP))

// The US Surgeon General Just Tweeted WHAT About Cannabis? (Leafly)

// Chances Are ‘Good’ That Whole Foods Will Sell Marijuana Products, CEO Says (Marijuana Moment)


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Tuesday, February 26, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Clouds gather over the Caribbean island of St. Kitts.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Another Caribbean nation to legalize medical cannabis, decriminalize adult use (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Denver just made a big change on social-use cannabis: It will be permanent (Denver Post)

// Tech Helps San Francisco Erase 8,000 Cannabis Convictions (Leafly (AP))


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// Fetterman: Pennsylvanians mixed on legalizing recreational pot (Trib Live)

// Iowa poll: 78 percent of adults want medical marijuana program expansion (KCRG 9 ABC)

// Limit on medical pot plants expiring (Albuquerque Journal)

// Firm that launched Colorado’s legal cannabis market wins Maine contract (Lewiston Sun Journal)

// Marijuana dispensary licenses outnumber QuikTrip and Starbucks combined (KTUL 8 ABC)

// Maryland Sets Sights on Cannabis Bills- 18 of Them (Leafly)

// Uh-Oh, California Could Run Out of Legal Cannabis by Summer (Leafly)


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Monday, February 18, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The Wisconsin State House is seen from ground level during a beautiful red sunset.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, February 18, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Wisconsin Governor Puts Marijuana Decriminalization And Medical Cannabis In Budget (Marijuana Moment)

// Pennsylvanians shelled out $132 million for medical marijuana in first year (Morning Call)

// GOP senator’s bill calls for state-run pot shops (Sante Fe New Mexican)


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// Vermont Senate Committee Approves Retail Cannabis Bill (Seven Days VT)

// West Virginia House Passes Medical Marijuana Banking Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// He pushed for marijuana legalization for nearly 20 years. Now the Weedman feels sidelined. (NJ.com)

// Pot entrepreneurs are running out of patience and money while waiting on L.A. permits (LA Times)

// Yes, recreational cannabis is legal. No, cannabis festivals aren’t thriving (Orange County Register)

// Lawmaker wants to study legalizing recreational marijuana in Montana (Missoulian)

// Paying employees more is saving a popular Colorado-based restaurant chain more money in the long run (KGUN 9 ABC)


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Wednesday, February 6, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A black-and-white photo of the NYC skyline has a seagull standing on a railing looking out over the water to Manhattan.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New York City Cracks Down on CBD Edibles Saying the Cannabis Derivative Is Unsafe (New York Times)

// iAnthus and MPX Bioceutical Announce Closing of Transformational $1.6 Billion Business Combination (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Multistate cannabis firm expands into Massachusetts with $30 million-plus deal (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Science Backs Most Medical Cannabis Treatment Study Finds (Leafly (AP))

// Los Angeles begins issuing Phase 2 marijuana business licenses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Lt. Gov. Fetterman starting pot listening tour in Harrisburg (Meadville Tribune)

// Arkansas Formally Awards 32 Medical Marijuana Dispensary Licenses (KUAR Public Radio)

// Medical marijuana considered for opioid withdrawal (CT Post)

// Why so many Americans now support legalizing marijuana in 4 charts (PBS News Hour)

// Bill introduced to make CBD food products legal in Maine (WABI 5 CBS)


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Tuesday, February 5, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A Floridian pelican stands in front of a fishing pole on a sunny pier.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Florida judge: State’s medical cannabis dispensary cap unconstitutional (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Congressional Democrats Plan Hearing And Vote On Marijuana Business Banking (Marijuana Moment)

// PA Lawmaker Introduces Bill to Legalize Recreational Marijuana (WNEP 16 ABC)


Today’s headlines are brought to you by our friends over at Eaze.com, California’s top one stop website for legal marijuana delivery. If you live in the golden state, swing over to Eaze.com to see if they are active in your area. With deliveries taking place in less than an hour, it’s never been easier to get legal California marijuana delivery. And of course, if you don’t live where Eaze delivers, you can still benefit from all the useful bits of industry insight and analysis they’ve developed using their properly aggregate and anonymized sales data stream.


// Bill to repeal Florida’s medical marijuana smoking ban ‘radically’ weakened in committee (Orlando Sentinel)

// Proposal would rewrite Boston’s marijuana licensing process, give preference to local residents (Boston Globe)

// Namaste Tech Fires CEO Sean Dollinger, Considers Selling Company (Green Market Report)

// Cannabis jobs pay 11% more than the US median salary, and demand is up 76% (CNBC)

// Republican lawmakers introduce medical marijuana bill (WBIR 10 NBC)

// Gov says it’s still possible for New York to legalize adult-use marijuana by April (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Portland delays action on zoning rules for marijuana-related businesses (Portland Press Herald)


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Thursday, January 31, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A canal-side Florida home is seen at night time as lights highlight nearby palm trees.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, January 31, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Ron DeSantis walks back opposition to Florida’s medical marijuana system (Orlando Weekly)

// European cannabis products have been more popular than expected (Boston Globe)

// Cannabis edible sales could miss government’s October target: Pot czar (BNN Bloomberg)


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// AP Day: Nikki Fried announces more help for marijuana patients (Florida Politics)

// Holland man referenced in High Times pleads guilty to federal marijuana charge (Worcester Telegram)

// New Jersey Mayors Demand Automatic Marijuana Expungements If State Legalizes (Marijuana Moment)

// Starting Thursday Illinois will allow some patients to substitute medical marijuana for opioid prescriptions (Fox 2 Now St. Louis)

// Boulder trying to more closely align marijuana enforcement with liquor laws (Daily Camera)

// Unionizing Weed Workers Are Reigniting the Labor Movement (Vice)

// The Most Interesting 2019 Marijuana Bills That You Might Have Missed (Marijuana Moment)


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