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Thursday, August 15, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, August 15, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Canopy Growth, world’s largest pot company, lost $1 billion in three months (Market Watch)

// Your marijuana delivery is here – now smile for the body cam (Boston Globe)

// Mexico’s top court demands regulation on medical marijuana after long delays (Reuters)


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// UC Davis Will Start Doing Government-Sanctioned Cannabis Research (Merry Jane)

// New Mexico governor’s commission eyeing adult-use cannabis legalization (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Wholesale marijuana prices on upswing in more mature recreational markets, reports indicate (Marijuana Business Daily)

// In one month, 3,000 Pennsylvanians with anxiety certified for medical marijuana (Pennsylvania Capital-Star)

// Damaging hailstorm hits Oregon hemp farms, causes potentially millions in losses (Hemp Industry Daily)

// No, Drug-Sniffing Dogs Can’t Distinguish Between Marijuana And Hemp (Fresh Toast)

// Former Congressman Touts His Decades-Old Marijuana Bill At State Regulatory Meeting (Marijuana Moment)


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Wednesday, August 14, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// ‘It’s still not legal’: Ricketts says state is working on way to distinguish hemp from marijuana (Omaha World-Herald)

// Chart: Medical marijuana markets expanding at varying rates, with Oklahoma, Florida setting the pace (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Hearings set on regs for marijuana cafes, home delivery (Worchester Telegram)


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// Alabama could join the other 33 states that have legalized medical marijuana (CBS 42)

// Acreage Holdings Reports Q2 Revenue of $17.7 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Cannabis firm Tilray’s revenue up, but wider loss reported (Marijuana Business Daily)

// MedMen Sees Q4 Revenue at $42 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Pennsylvania Judge Rules Searching Car Due to Cannabis Scent Illegal (High Times)

// Marijuana Business Daily makes Inc. 5,000 list for fourth straight year (Marijuana Business Daily)

// NJ marijuana legalization: Steve Sweeney exploring ‘restriction on legal weed edibles (Asbury Park Press)


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Tuesday, August 13, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// CannTrust sinks as Health Canada finds second facility non-compliant (BNN Bloomberg)

// Key Congressional Chairman Sends Marijuana Email To NORML Activists (Forbes)

// Legal Cannabis Mellowed Outside Lands Megafestival (Leafly)


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// Pritzker signs two bills expanding medical cannabis program (25 News NBC)

// New Mexico closer to capping medical marijuana cultivation (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Scent of unburnt marijuana exclusively is not grounds to search warehouse, SJC rules (Boston Globe)

// Top Senate Democrat Calls On Federal Regulators To Clarify Hemp Banking Rules (Marijuana Moment)

// Health Canada Isn’t Too Worried About Canadian Producers on Snapchat (Leafly)

// First recreational marijuana store opens off Massachusetts mainland (Marijuana Business Daily)

// How the Dutch Spread Cannabis Across the World (Leafly)


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Friday, July 19, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, July 19, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Washington state offers up cannabis traceability ‘workaround’ in wake of software release problems (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Oklahoma medical cannabis businesses prepare for ‘necessary’ rules that will up compliance costs (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Michigan cuts marijuana licensing fees in 19 cities impacted by drug war (Crain’s Detroit Business (AP))


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// More Than 100 Marijuana Businesses Urge Congress To Include Social Equity In Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// Boston’s first recreational marijuana store receives preliminary license, could open within months (Boston Globe)

// Imports of medical marijuana into Germany surge in second quarter (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Texas leaders: Hemp law did not decriminalize marijuana (Texas Tribune)

// Fight Over HUD Housing Eviction Over Medical Pot Tossed (Courthouse News)

// Who’s really behind Toronto’s chain of illegal pot shops that won’t quit? (CBC News)

// Homeland Security Chief Won’t Say Whether Families Should Be Separated Over Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)


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Thursday, July 18, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, July 18, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// U.S. Weed Leader Curaleaf Surges on $875 Million Deal (Bloomberg)

// ‘Breakdown’ in Washington state traceability system update costs cannabis businesses thousands (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Utah drops residency restriction for medical cannabis growers (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Senate Schedules Second Cannabis Hearing For Next Week (Marijuana Moment)

// California government report finds regulators are unable to fully oversee the state’s marijuana market (Marijuana Business Daily)

// The DEA Seized Fewer Plants But Made More Pot Arrests in 2018, Report Says (Merry Jane)

// Disney World Fires Bartender for Using CBD Oil to Treat Foot Pain (Merry Jane)

// Bipartisan lawmakers offer federal bill to break medical marijuana research logjam (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Thousands Of Comments Urge FDA To Allow CBD In Foods And Supplements (Marijuana Moment)

// Does an oyster festival donation help a marijuana company comply with state law? Regulators say no. (Mass Live)


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Thursday, June 27, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, June 27, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Historic Marijuana Measures Clear First Major Congressional Hurdles As Opposition Wanes (Marijuana Moment)

// Cannabis the most widely used drug globally, UN World Drug Report says (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Democratic Presidential Candidates Talk Drug War In First 2020 Debate (Marijuana Moment)


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// New Hampshire governor vetoes bill opening state to for-profit cannabis firms (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Today’s Pickup: Hawaii’s governor says no to inter-island transport of medical cannabis (Freight Waves)

// Social equity, black market remain challenges for evolving marijuana ‘experiment’ in Mass. (Worcester Telegram)

// Weed officially not allowed at Electric Forest despite legalization law (Michigan Live)

// State reverses course, allows pot retailers to post signs at Hempfest (Seattle Times)

// State Audit Finds That Regulators Aren’t Inspecting Marijuana Kitchens (Phoenix New Times)

// Prohibition Lives: A Man Did Jail Time in a Legal State for Selling Bud 6 Years Ago (Merry Jane)


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Wednesday, June 26, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Illinois Just Legalized Cannabis. Here’s What Happens Next (Leafly)

// One year after SQ 788 vote, Oklahoma near No. 1 for patients among medical marijuana states (Tulsa World)

// Beginning July 1, patients will get faster access to medical marijuana (Mass Live)


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// Worcester’s Clark University first in the nation to offer graduate certificate in marijuana regulation (Mass Live)

// University of Maryland Launches Nation’s First Medical Marijuana Master’s Program (Merry Jane)

// California cannabis vape cartridges required to include universal symbol (Marijuana Business Daily)

// National Sheriffs’ Association Calls For Marijuana Rescheduling (Marijuana Moment)

// California Cannabis Legislation: SB 475 Would (Finally) Allow Licensees to Exchange Trade Samples (Canna Law Blog)

// Canadian Dealers Are Disguising Black Market Weed as Legal Product (Merry Jane)

// Chart: Ranks of US banks serving cannabis firms growing, but data may overstate true number (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Friday, June 21, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, June 21, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// US House OKs Plan to Block Federal Cannabis Interference (Leafly (AP))

// Mills expected to sign pot rules into law put Maine on track for retail sales next year (Portland Press Herald)

// NJ medical marijuana bill heads to Phil Murphy’s desk with changes to taxes licenses (Asbury Park Press)


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// Marijuana Decriminalization Is Expanded in N.Y. but Full Legalization Fails (New York Times)

// House Passes Amendments Stripping DEA Funding And Pushing FDA To Regulate CBD (Marijuana Moment)

// This ‘micro’-sized license is giving Mass. residents a chance to launch small marijuana businesses (Boston Globe)

// Akerna Cannabis Stock Crushes It At Nasdaq (Green Market Report)

// OLCC bars Bend marijuana company from harvesting (Bend Bulletin)

// Cory Booker Unveils Plan To Commute Sentences For Thousands Of Drug War Prisoners (Marijuana Moment)

// Cannabis sales could hit $15 billion globally this year (CNN)


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Friday, June 14, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, June 14, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// House Rejects AOC Amendment To Make It Easier To Study Psychedelic Drugs (Marijuana Moment)

// Nevada creates marijuana board & bans social use licensing for two years (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Michigan picks up pace of reviewing and awarding marijuana business licenses (Detroit Free Press)


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// Four in 10 Say CBD Oil Products Should Be Over-the-Counter (Gallup)

// Massachusetts hiring investigators to travel to and inspect marijuana businesses for up to $80K a year (Mass Live)

// Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission approves sale of New England Treatment Access marijuana company (Mass Live)


// Only 18 of 56 Ohio medical marijuana dispensaries are operational. What’s the holdup? (Cleveland.com)

// Harborside Co-Founder Steve DeAngelo Won’t Stop Until ‘Every Single Cannabis Prisoner in the World’ Is Released (Cheddar)

// Congressional Committee Approves Military Reenlistment Waivers For Marijuana Use (Marijuana Moment)

// Chart: Marijuana store density surpasses Starbucks & McDonald’s in many mature cannabis markets (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Wednesday, June 12, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Oregon Legislature passes bill to allow sales to other states (Columbian (AP))

// Anti-Marijuana Lawmakers Shut Down By Congressional Committee (Marijuana Moment)

// New Jersey governor wants several changes in medical cannabis bill (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Pot legalization takes a toll on medical users, Associated Press analysis finds (Press Democrat (AP))

// New Mexico proposes new cap on medical pot production (SF Gate (AP))

// New Yorkers Still Support Legalization, Even as Legislative Support Falters (Merry Jane)

// Tokyo Olympics Chief Exec Reminds Everyone That Weed Is Still Illegal in Japan (Merry Jane)

// ‘This is our life and livelihood’: Fire rips through Maine medical marijuana facility (Bangor Daily News)

// Dixie Brands to enter Oklahoma marijuana market through deal with Globus (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Chart: Massachusetts recreational marijuana sales approach $140 million (Marijuana Business Daily)


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