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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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Tuesday, June 12, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// 7 mayors want pot removed from federal list of illegal drugs (Washington Post)

// Alaska senators join push for states’ rights in marijuana laws (Anchorage Daily News)

// Colorado marijuana sales nearly flat in April (Denver Post)


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// British Seize CBD From 12-Year-Old Epilepsy Patient at Heathrow Airport (Leafly)

// 6 Months On Maryland Patients Struggle With Limited Selection and Supply (Leafly)

// Chart: Timeline for launch projected sales in seven new marijuana markets (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Analysis: Medical Marijuana Licensing Caught in Web of Arkansas Political Corruption (Marijuana.com (AP))

// With marijuana sales set to begin, employers grapple with drug tests (Boston Globe)

// Report: Why AK marijuana testing facilities have a hard time measuring potency (KTUU 2 NBC)

// Cannabis Media Company PRØHBTD Raises $8 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)


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

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

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
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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Tuesday, May 29, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Judge Says Florida’s Ban on Smokable Medical Marijuana Is Unconstitutional (Leafly (AP))

// Legalization Advocate Rep. Tom Garrett Drops Re-election Bid Citing Alcoholism (Leafly)

// Alaskan Police Chief Calls Cannabis Prohibition ‘Counterproductive’ (Civilized)


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// California Marijuana Tax Cut Plan Fails To Advance (CBS 13 Sacramento)

// Congressional Republicans Block Marijuana And Drug Policy Reforms In DC (Marijuana Moment)

// Senators Approve Funds For Feds To Restore Cannabis Genetics (Marijuana Moment)

// Thomas Jefferson University Is Creating The Largest Medical Marijuana Patient Database On The Planet (Herb)

// Aphria Joint Venture to Acquire 60% of Licensed African Cannabis Extracts Producer Verve (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Manitoba civil servant policy says booze OK marijuana not at office parties (Alaska Highway News)

// Cannabis a big hit at the Home Garden Flower show (Conway Daily Sun)


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Thursday, May 3, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, May 3, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Maine moves a major step closer to opening retail marijuana market (Portland Press Herald)

// Canada’s Marijuana Legalization Bill Faces New Challenges (Marijuana Moment)

// TGOD Completes 31.5 Million Share IPO at $3.65 (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Roadside saliva testing for DUI dies for the year (My NBC 5)

// Marijuana delivery to all of California? Measure would expand access (Sacramento Bee)

// Despite backlog, state holding medical marijuana dispensaries to June 15 deadline (Michigan Live)

// From pills to creams to drinks: The future of marijuana goes way beyond inhaling (Financial Post)

// Mayor Kenney calls again for state stores to sell marijuana (Philadelphia Inquirer)

// Where Ohio Gubernatorial Candidates Stand On Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)

// BCC issues first-ever temporary event license to High Times for this weekend’s Cannabis Cup in Sacramento (LA Times)


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

Maine governor Paul LePage speaks at a podium.

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

// LePage vetoes bill to launch recreational marijuana marketplace (Portland Press Herald)

// As Denver Post Guts Cannabist, Former Editor Ricardo Baca May Buy It (Marijuana Moment)

// Seattle Moves to Wipe Out 2 Decades Of Marijuana Possession Convictions (Fortune)


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// Is Michael Cohen Trump’s Lawyer Investing In Marijuana? (Fresh Toast)

// At 89, legendary psychiatrist and marijuana advocate still wonders about Harvard professorship (Boston Globe)

// 5 Contentious Items in BC’s New Cannabis Legislation (Leafly)

// Michigan’s Cannabis Power Base Influences State Politics (Weed News)

// Walters: Effort to Revive Full Cannabis Legalization Flames Out (Seven Days)

// So far California has 6,000 licensed cannabis businesses. Here’s what that looks like (Orange County Register)

// NFL player makes medical marijuana history: ‘I have a life to live’ (CNN)


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Monday, April 23, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, April 23, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Canada’s Ruling Liberal Party Endorses Drug Decriminalization (Marijuana Moment)

// Washington Governor: ‘We’ve Got The Best Weed’ (Marijuana Moment)

// For the first time a major Australian political party backs cannabis legalization (Herb)


Check out the newly released 2017 State of Cannabis Data Report from our friends over at Eaze! They first aggregated and anonymized the sales data flowing through their online sales platform (an order every ten seconds in 2017!) before they pulled out all sorts of useful bits of wisdom and information for you and other industry professionals. Pop over and check out this must-read resource!


// Senator Wants Jeff Sessions To Meet With Drug War Victims (Marijuana Moment)

// Massachusetts lawmakers unlikely to update medical marijuana home cultivation law this session (Mass Live)

// Reduced home-grow limit offensive pot advocates say (Portland Press Herald)

// State wants to help marijuana businesses find an alternative to banks (Michigan Radio)

// Less politics, more commercial touches: Changes, big and small, evident at Denver’s 4/20 festival as marijuana industry takes control of event (Denver Post)

// Lawmakers pitch recreational marijuana as a way to help fund Arizona teacher pay raises (AZ Family)

// Your legal pot buying data could get you banned from the U.S. lawyers warn (Global News )


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

A man stands on stage during a smokey High Times Cannabis Cup with his hands held up in the air.

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

// High Times Cannabis Cup 4/20 event rejected in Southern California (NBC News)

// House GOP Blocks Another Marijuana Amendment (Marijuana Moment)

// Black and Indigenous people are overrepresented in Canada’s weed arrests (Vice News)


Check out the newly released 2017 State of Cannabis Data Report from our friends over at Eaze! They first aggregated and anonymized the sales data flowing through their online sales platform (an order every ten seconds in 2017!) before they pulled out all sorts of useful bits of wisdom and information for you and other industry professionals. Pop over and check out this must-read resource!


// Medical marijuana reform bill headed to Gov. LePage’s desk (Portland Press Herald)

// Tiger Global Leads Green Bits $17 Million Investment Round (New Cannabis Ventures)

// 800 marijuana businesses interested in priority review for Massachusetts recreational licenses (Mass Live)

// Oregon Grew More Cannabis Than Customers Can Smoke. Now Shops and Farmers Are Left With Mountains of Unwanted Bud (Willamette Week)

// Colorado Senate Judiciary Committee votes down bill to allow marijuana delivery (KDVR)

// Medical Marijuana For School Students Approved By IL House (CBS Chicago)

// DC High School Restricts Baked Goods at School During Week of 4/20 (NBC Washington)


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

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

// Marijuana-Based Drug Gets Positive Review From US Agency (New York Times (AP))

// Scotts Miracle-Gro Announces $450 Million Acquisition of Sunlight Supply as Hawthorne Sales Slump (New Cannabis Ventures )

// California warns legal pot sellers not to participate in unlicensed 4/20 events (LA Times)


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// Canopy Rivers Invests $5 Million in Cannabis Media Company Civilized Worldwide (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Bill to launch recreational marijuana in Maine heads to LePage who has vowed a veto (Portland Press Herald)

// California Cannabis Licenses Could Reach More than 20000 by End of 2018 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Twenty companies pass first hurdle to obtaining adult-use marijuana licenses (Milford Daily News)

// Study: Thousands Admit To Driving While High (CBS Denver)

// Pot holiday traces roots to California high school stoners (Chron (AP))

// MassRoots reports net loss of $44 million in 2017 (Cannabist)


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