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Friday, October 12, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, October 12, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// MedMen to Acquire PharmaCann for $682 Million in Stock (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Successful Constitutional Case Against Death Penalty Works For War on Drugs, Too (Marijuana Moment)

// Trump Plans To Back Legal Medical Marijuana After Midterms, GOP Congressman Says (Marijuana Moment)


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// Exclusive: Facebook stops blocking marijuana search results ahead of Canadian legalization (Market Watch)

// Massachusetts pot shop inspections drag, but state says process protects public (Boston Herald)

// Cannabis companies ramp up marketing as Health Canada warns them not to advertise pot (Ottawa Citizen)

// Lab: More than 20 percent of Hawaii medical marijuana products rejected for sale (Hawaii News Now)

// United Kingdom sets date for allowing medical cannabis prescriptions (Marijuana Business Daily)

// MTech Acquisition Corp. and MJ Freeway LLC Announce Merger Agreement (Green Market Report)

// Watch Story Of 81-Year Old Michigan Woman Jailed For Marijuana Possession (Weed News)


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Thursday, October 11, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, October 11, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// U.S. Government Loosens Border Policy For Canadian Marijuana Industry Workers (Marijuana Moment)

// Tobacco Giant Altria Rumored To Be Eyeing Cannabis Stake (Green Market Report)

// Pot companies failing at financial reporting, regulator says (Tortonto Star)


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// California Cannabis Bill Round-Up: What Matters Most (Canna Law Blog)

// Alaska plans changes to how it taxes marijuana in response to industry concerns (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Navigating the marijuana sector: Q&A with Chris Hagedorn, GM of Scotts Miracle-Gro unit Hawthorne Gardening (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Trump Administration Seeks Public Comments On Marijuana Reclassification (Forbes)

// A Conversation with Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commissioner, Steven Hoffman – Part I (JD Supra)

// Marijuana legalization may go more smoothly than you think: Washington governor (Alaska Highway News (Canadian Press))

// California pursues stop-gap plan to issue provisional cannabis licenses (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// It will likely be a ‘matter of years’ until cannabis cafes open in Massachusetts (Boston.com)

// Pennsylvania Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Decriminalization Bill In Committee Vote (Marijuana Moment)

// State places ‘administrative hold’ on Anne Arundel cannabis grower’s products (Baltimore Fishbowl)


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// No ‘spooktacular’ weed show. Cannabis Cup has ghosted Sacramento at the last minute (Sacramento Bee)

// Tilray Uses Stock to Acquire Chilean Distribution Partner (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Walmart Canada Explores Selling Cannabis-Infused Products (Forbes)

// MA marijuana business to use medical inventory to support recreational sales (Marijuana Business Daily)

// New legislation could boost New Jersey’s medical cannabis patient population (Marijuana Business Daily)

// The Marijuana Election Has Already Begun. No Need To Wait Until November 6 To Vote On Cannabis (Marijuana Moment)

// Nevada pot sales start new fiscal year with monthly record (Western Mass News (AP))


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Tuesday, October 9, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, October 9, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Support for Cannabis Legalization Grows to 62% (Leafly)

// Denver cannabis retail chain Sweet Leaf owners strike deal to pay fine give up licenses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Second medical marijuana board meeting added as crack down looms (Michigan Live)


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// Chart: Canadian cannabis companies’ market caps rise into the 11 figures (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Trend halted: Medical marijuana patient growth accelerates in Canada (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Policy adviser recommends its Florida school district clients not adopt medical marijuana rules (Tampa Bay Times)

// High Schoolers Are Growing More Tolerant Of Peers Who Use Marijuana Study Shows (Marijuana Moment)

// Pennsylvania Lawmakers To Vote On Marijuana Decriminalization This Week (Marijuana Moment)

// Colorado pilot fired says he didn’t know candy was marijuana edible (9 News NBC)

// Why can’t Massachusetts medical marijuana labs also test recreational pot? (Mass Live)


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Friday, October 5, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, October 5, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// WA tells marijuana edibles makers to end output of gummies, hard candies (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Massachusetts gives final OK to first two recreational cannabis shops (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Tilray prices $450 Million 5% Convertible Debt Deal (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// CBD Oil Is Now Illegal In Medical Marijuana Friendly Ohio (Fresh Toast)

// Win Or Lose, At The Polls Medical Marijuana Is Coming To Utah Under New Deal (Marijuana Moment)

// Lance Armstrong’s nemesis is starting a new cycling team — with Lance Armstrong’s money (Washington Post)

// Anti-Pot Lobbyists Spend Big Ahead of Midterm Elections (Merry Jane)

// Anti-Marijuana Group A No-Show For Planned Protest Of Legalization Advocate Rick Steves (Marijuana Moment)

// The maker of Corona beer made an early bet on cannabis – and it’s already made more than $1 billion (Yahoo Finance)

// The Fresh Toast Seeks Funding as Cannabis Media Heats Up (Green Market Report)


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Wednesday, October 3, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Rep. Andy Harris says his wrist was bruised during protest that shows ‘problem with political discourse today’ (Baltimore Sun)

// Marijuana stock Tilray plunges 16% after PepsiCo CFO says company has no pot plans (CNBC)

// Cannabis regulators to vote on final licenses, but retail pot sales may still be weeks away (Boston Globe)


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// Groups reach tentative compromise over Utah medical marijuana policy (Deseret News)

// State may have more dispensaries than it needs (Journal Record)

// You’ll Be Able To Carry Marijuana On Domestic Flights In Canada After Legalization (MTL Blog)

// Ottawa police allowed to use cannabis off-duty (CBC News)

// Legalization Doesn’t Increase Problematic Marijuana Use, Study Finds (Marijuana Moment)

// The future of California cannabis co-ops: Q&A with former CGA Director Hezekiah Allen (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Illinois sees sharp rise in medical cannabis applications as cancer patient requests ‘explode’ (Chicago Tribune)


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Monday, October 1, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, October 1, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana businesses in compliance with Colorado law could face federal charges under new enforcement strategy (Denver Post)

// Gov. Jerry Brown Blocks Medical Cannabis Products on School Campuses (KTLA 5)

// Canadian Cannabis Producers Build Inventory Ahead of Legalization (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Boston inches forward with recreational marijuana permits (Boston Globe)

// Air Canada bans ‘safety-critical’ employees from cannabis use on and off duty (CTV News)

// Big pot producers are trying to find workarounds to Ontario’s plans to keep marijuana retail in the hands of the little guy (Financial Post)

// Most of Colorado Still Bans Grows But State Still Harvested 554,233 Pounds Through June (Denver Westword)

// California pets can get cannabis from vets (Leaf Online)

// Canopy Withdraws ‘Chronic by Dre’ Marijuana Trademark Filed By Mistake (Marijuana Moment)

// Hollyweed North Cannabis To Acquire Women Grow (Green Market Report)


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Friday, September 28, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, September 28, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Campaign to amend marijuana rules started weeks before public knew (News OK)

// NJWeedman’ wants to get arrested. Police say no lawmakers still working on legal weed (NorthJersey.com)

// The DEA Just Placed a Marijuana-Derived Drug In Schedule V (Marijuana Moment)


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// Pa. ordered to tell PennLive reporter who is reviewing medical marijuana applications (Penn Live)

// Gov. Brown Signs Bill Letting Cities Approve Marijuana Special Events (KPIX 5 CBS)

// California’s Cannabis Equity Act Just Changed the Game (Leafly)

// Cannabis-Laced Drinks Could Be a $600 Million Market in U.S. by 2022 (Bloomberg)

// Multistate medical marijuana operators tapped for Virginia’s CBD program (Marijuana Business Daily)

// MedMen Equity Offering Increased to $86 Million as Underwriters Exercise Option (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Boston firm hired to score 203 Arkansas medical marijuana dispensary applications (Talk Business & Politics)


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Thursday, September 27, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, September 27, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Ontario government to allow pot smoking wherever tobacco smoking allowed (CTV News)

// Molson Coors Plans To Sell Marijuana-Infused Teas, Seltzers, And Beer (Marijuana Moment)

// House GOP Blocks Marijuana Tax Fairness Vote (Marijuana Moment)


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// Anchorage Assembly suspends cultivation license of Alaska Sense LLC (KTUU 2 CBS)

// Mayor says pot rally left an ‘appalling’ mess on Boston Common (Boston Globe)

// Justice minister defends approval of roadside pot test as some police wary (Alaska Highway News (Canadian Press))

// Estimated revenue from marijuana legalization increases to $58 million (Valley News)

// Oregano containers fool smash-and-grab thieves at Colorado Springs marijuana dispensary (Colorado Springs Gazette)

// Aurora Sky cannabis facility’s price tag soars to CA$150 million (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana Firm Canopy Files Trademark For ‘Chronic By Dre’ (Marijuana Moment)


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Wednesday, September 12, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Legalization Is Stopping Dirty Cannabis From Hitting California Shelves (Leafly (AP))

// Josephine County’s Attempt To Upend Oregon Cannabis Laws Has Failed (Oregon Public Broadcasting)

// Michigan extends medical marijuana licensing deadline to Dec. 15, but 98 outfits must close (Detroit News)


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// Cherokee Nation: Oklahoma’s medical marijuana law holds no weight in tribal lands (Tulsa World)

// Trudeau cautions Canadians to be wary about consuming marijuana before travel (Globe and Mail (Canadian Press))

// Marijuana growers threaten to sue Cannabis Control Commission (Lowell Sun)

// Germany won’t award first cannabis cultivation licenses until early 2019 (Marijuana Business Daily)

// New York City Cannabis Investor Details Deployment of Almost $24 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// US marijuana company MJardin to go public in Canada via reverse takeover (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Watch This Cannabis Worker Fight Off Thieves with a Bong (Vice)


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