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Thursday, July 19, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, July 19, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Fake Emails, Felony Charges, and Attorney General’s Intervention: A Dramatic 48 Hours in Oklahoma Marijuana Policymaking (Marijuana.com)

// Legalization Inundates California’s Cannabis Labs (Leafly)

// White House Opposes Legalization Of All Drugs, Press Secretary Says (Marijuana Moment)


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// Tilray Prices $153 Million NASDAQ IPO at $17 per Share (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Medical marijuana agency needs $13.3M to belatedly process 400 license applications (Florida Watchdog)

// Stop fingering me bro’: ACLU sues DC cop for alleged anal probe (KRXI Fox 11 Reno)

// Ohio marijuana firm charts international growth path with $74 million in deals (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cronos to Build Massive Greenhouse Facility in Ontario (New Cannabis Ventures)

// From Michelin Stars to Cannabis Cakes: A Las Vegas Chef’s Journey (Leafly)

// California Bans Hemp-Derived CBD Oil (Cannabis Now)


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Wednesday, July 18, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Jury Acquits Marijuana Patient Who Admitted To Breaking Georgia Law (Marijuana Moment)

// Michigan’s first licensed medical marijuana facilities in limbo (Michigan Live)

// Legalizing Marijuana Helps Police Solve Other Crimes, New Study Shows (Marijuana Moment)


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// Florida to issue four more medical marijuana licenses (Sun-Sentinel)

// Ohio’s medical marijuana patient registry put on hold (Cincinatti.com)

// Medical marijuana users worry Canada’s pot-impaired driving rules will run them off the road (Star Edmonton)

// Khiron Appoints Former Mexican President Vicente Fox to Board of Directors (New Cannabis Ventures)

// The Hazy Boundaries of Canada’s Cannabis Advertising Restrictions (Leafly)

// I was in total shock’: Methuen woman fired for off-duty marijuana use (WHDH 7 Boston)

// Voters In Key Congressional Districts Support Marijuana Legalization, Poll Says (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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Monday, July 9, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, July 9, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Caribbean Nations Agree To Consider Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// Gov. LePage vetoes bill that would ease access to medical marijuana, listing 11 objections (Portland Press Herald)

// Initiative to legalize marijuana in Arizona fails to qualify for ballot (KTAR News 92.3)


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// Sweet Leaf Officially Ceases to Exist in Denver (Denver Westword)

// ‘Either Get Out Of The Business Or Stop Traveling To The US,’ Immigration Lawyer Warns People In The Legal Cannabis Industry (Civilized)

// Michigan sets health standards for medical cannabis businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Vaping medical marijuana backers say apartment renter’s total smoking ban is ‘ridiculous’ (CBC News)

// 4Front Ramps Up Cannabis Dispensary Operations and Prepares to Go Public (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Cops Took Their Son Away For Medical Marijuana. Now, Reunited Family Speaks Out. ( (Marijuana Moment)

// Governor Hickenlooper names Director of Marijuana Coordination (KOAA News 5 NBC)


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Friday, June 29, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, June 29, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// U.S. Senate Votes To Legalize Hemp After Decades-Long Ban Under Marijuana Prohibition (Forbes)

// Canada releases key details on marijuana business licensing (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Special session may not be needed for medical marijuana regulations, House majority leader says (Tulsa World)


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// What’s Next For Epidiolex Maker GW Pharmaceuticals (Leafly)

// July 1 could be ‘extinction event’ for some California cannabis businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// 4Front Raises $13.4 Million to Expand Branded U.S. Cannabis Dispensaries and Cultivation Facilities (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Ex-Police Chief Cited Misleading Stats When Lobbying Against Pot Facilities (Voice of San Diego)

// Vancouver approves new ‘Cannabis Store’ designation ahead of legalization (CBC News)

// Court ruling could have cooling effect on AZ’s $425M medical cannabis market (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Aphria Closes Largest Canadian Cannabis Equity Offering to Date (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Wednesday, June 27, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Oklahoma voters approve medical marijuana measure (CNN)

// Voters In Two States Nominate Marijuana Legalization Supporters for Governor (Marijuana Moment)

// Maine House and Senate approve sweeping reform of medical marijuana bill (Portland Press Herald)


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// Cannabis Control Commission to prioritize testing lab licenses (Fox 25 Boston)

// Mass. will train some marijuana workers, entrepreneurs (Boston Globe)

// John Morgan wants to put recreational marijuana legalization on the ballot (Orlando Sentinel)

// Testing Labs Brace for New Calif. Cannabis Rules (Swiowa News Source)

// Embattled California cannabis CEO resigns after #PermitPatty controversy (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana Is Our ‘Birthright,’ Jamaican Government Official Says (Marijuana Moment)

// The Medical Marijuana Movement was at a Standstill until AIDS Activists Stepped In (Out)


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Friday, June 22, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, June 22, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Senators Vote To Block Marijuana Banking Amendment (Forbes)

// Republicans In Congress Aren’t Planning To Hold Hearings On The Pot Bill Trump Supports (BuzzFeed)

// Arkansas High Court Green-lights Medical Marijuana Program (Marijuana.com (AP))


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// Marijuana Legalization Bill Moves Forward In U.S. Territory (Marijuana Moment)

// Province plans to offer 300 different cannabis products after legalization (Edmonton Journal)

// Vermont State Police ‘lacks the technical capability’ to measure legal pot limits in edibles (Burlington Free Press)

// How Is ‘Cooking On High’ Legal? Netflix’s Newest Cooking Show Features A Secret Ingredient – Weed (Bustle)

// Rhode Island budget to boost medical marijuana dispensary fee from $5K to $250K (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Massachusetts regulators award first marijuana cultivation license for recreational program (Marijuana Business Daily)

// MJ Freeway cannabis software system hits new glitch in Washington state; contract up for renewal (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Top New York Health Official Embraces Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// Jeremy Hunt shows support for changing law over medical cannabis oil use (Independent)

// Florida’s smokable medical marijuana ruling put on hold again (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Poll: Three-quarters of AZ Republican voters against marijuana legalization (KTAR News)

// Chart: Handful of growers hold hundreds of cultivation licenses in California’s legal marijuana market (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Pa. House advances changes to medical marijuana law (Penn Live)

// Medical marijuana patients legally banned from driving may get a pass in Pa. (Philadelphia Inquirer)

// Former Mexico President Vicente Fox joins High Times board (Siouxland Proud (AP))

// Judge rips state agency calls for another pot license (News 4 Jax)

// Marijuana bill goes back to Senate after House rejects 13 amendments (Alaska Highway News (Canadian Press))


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

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
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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