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Tuesday, December 11, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New Zealand passes laws to make medical marijuana widely available (Guardian)

// Evicted tenant welcomed back as landlord revisits medical marijuana policy (Buffalo News)

// Read: Here’s The Final 2018 Farm Bill That Will Legalize Hemp (Marijuana Moment)


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// Line still out the door three weeks after NETA’s opening day (WWLP 22 News)

// Ohio activates first 1,000 medical marijuana cards (Springfield News-Sun)

// Michigan approves 24 more medical marijuana licenses (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Nevada awards 61 more recreational marijuana dispensary licenses (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Cuomo to reveal ‘green new deal’ with marijuana on state’s 2019 agenda (Crain’s New York Business)

// Chart: Significant challenges await Iowa’s new medical cannabis program (Marijuana Business Daily)

// A Struggling Desert Town Bets Its Future on Pot (New York Times)


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Thursday, December 6, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, December 6, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// The numbers are out for the second week of recreational marijuana sales in Massachusetts (Boston.com)

// Recreational marijuana is legal today in Michigan. Here are 5 things to know before lighting up. (Michigan Radio)

// New Missouri medical marijuana law takes effect Thursday (KCTV 5 CBS)


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// Lawmakers Might Use Legal Marijuana Taxes To Fix New York’s Subways (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana Trade Group Demands Action Against Unlicensed Los Angeles Dispensaries (Marijuana Moment)

// Vermont General Store Owners Innovate to Stay Relevant (Seven Days VT)

// Illegal Grows Spark Resell Market In Used Equipment (Green Market Report)

// Pennsylvania medical cannabis operators renew legal challenge (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Pennsylvania may expand medical cannabis qualifying conditions list (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Lowell Herb Co. is lighting up Hanukkah with eight days of cannabis (San Francisco Chronicle)


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Thursday, November 29, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, November 29, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// State recommendation would bridge medical marijuana shortage (Detroit News)

// Medical marijuana dispensaries getting ready to open this weekend across Iowa (KWWL 7 NBC)

// Pete Sessions And Republicans Block Another Marijuana Amendment (Marijuana Moment)


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// Arkansas Medical Marijuana Growers Say Drug Ready By Spring 2019 (KFSM News 5 Online)

// Brazilian Lawmakers Approve Medical Marijuana Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// Draft medical marijuana law in Thailand breezes through key hurdle (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Massachusetts marijuana retail shops’ rollout going ‘mostly according to plan,’ Gov. Charlie Baker says (Mass Live)

// Sticker shock: ‘High demand’ increasing medical marijuana prices (Enid News & Eagle)

// Dixie Brands to Debut on the CSE on November 29 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// New Michigan Bills Would Help People Convicted Of Marijuana Offenses (Marijuana Moment)


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Wednesday, November 28, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Michigan won’t close unlicensed marijuana dispensaries before Dec. 31 (Detroit Free Press)

// Customers spent more than $2 million in first week of Mass. recreation marijuana sales (Boston Globe)

// Medical Marijuana Sales In Maryland Set To Hit $100 Million In First Year Exceeding Forecasts (WAMU 88.5)


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// Turmoil at Canadian cannabis producer after license revoked (Marijuana Business Daily)

// GTI Revenues Rise 344% Thanks To Nevada (Green Market Report)

// Charlotte’s Web CBD Sales Grew 57% to $17.7 Million in Q3 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// iAnthus Announces Third Quarter 2018 Financial Results (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Las Vegas Strip Looks to Open Cannabis Lounges in 2019 (Leafly)

// Idaho House speaker candidate opposes pot. His business protects a dispensary (Idaho Statesman)

// Marijuana mountains and money: How Lesotho is cashing in (BBC News)


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Tuesday, November 27, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New Jersey Lawmakers Advance Bill to Legalize Cannabis (Marijuana Moment)

// Chart: Dozens of marijuana licenses at risk after Oregon inspections (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canada’s cannabis shortage is so severe retailers watch 24/7 for chance to scoop up fresh supply (Financial Post)


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// Massachusetts regulators give more recreational pot shops the OK to open (Worcester Telegram)

// Cannex Capital to Merge with 4Front to Create Multi-State Cannabis Business (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Curaleaf Q3 Revenue Grows 289% to $21.4 Million as Company Projects $400 Million in 2019 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// KushCo Reports Revenue Rises 177% In Fiscal 2018 (Green Market Report)

// Greece issues first private company licenses to grow medicinal marijuana (Marijuana Business Daily)

// South Korea becomes first country in East Asia to legalize medical marijuana (Marijuana Business Daily)

// ‘We’re in hell;’ Leicester residents raise traffic concerns after first week of recreational marijuana sales (Mass Live)


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Monday, November 26, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, November 26, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Consumers spent $440,000 on marijuana products Tuesday in Massachusetts (Boston Globe)

// This Canadian Province Is Running Out Of Marijuana And It’s Causing Business Shutdowns, Delays, And Shortages (Narcity)

// Colorado marijuana access could expand greatly in 2019 (KDVR)


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// Murphy gives marijuana’s sober cousin — hemp — the green light in N.J. (NJ.com)

// Elon Musk’s Joe Rogan Appearance Draws NASA Safety Review of SpaceX (Leafly)

// Shaleen Title: Let’s talk about legalizing and regulating all drugs, not just marijuana (Boston Globe)

// UBC Hires a Professor to Study Cannabis as a Treatment for Opioid Addiction (Civilized)

// Read The Marijuana Bills New Jersey Lawmakers Will Vote On Next Week (Marijuana Moment)

// Latest draft of Utah’s medical marijuana bill to be discussed Monday (The Spectrum)

// The Story Behind Rep. Joe Kennedy’s Pivot From Prohibitionist To Marijuana Legalization Advocate (Marijuana Moment)


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Wednesday, November 21, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Joe Kennedy III calls for legalizing marijuana at the federal level (The Hill)

// Canadian cannabis investor gets lifetime U.S. entry ban as conference goers face scrutiny at border (Financial Post)

// Canada’s Grand Cannabis Experiment Has Set Scientists Free (New York Times)


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// Oregon recreational cannabis sales soar as prices continue to drop (Marijuana Business Daily (AP))

// Three Incoming House Committee Chairs Call For Marijuana Reform In Next Congress (Marijuana Moment)

// Legal weed: 40 percent of Canadian cannabis users admit to driving stoned (Newsweek)

// Report: Oregon needs a separate state agency for legal pot (CT Report (AP))

// Cannabis Media Summit To Spotlight Journalism For An Emerging Industry (Green Market Report)

// Harborside Closes $26M USD Series B Financing Round (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Massachusetts Cannabis Stores Open: Leafly’s Live Coverage (Leafly)


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Tuesday, November 20, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Legalizing Marijuana Is One Of New Connecticut Governor’s ‘Priorities’ (Marijuana Moment)

// N.J. finally back on track to legalize marijuana. Hearings scheduled for next week. (NJ.com)

// The Boston Globe creates a new section dedicated to marijuana coverage (Boston Globe)


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// Federal Marijuana Action Is An ‘Inevitability,’ Trump FDA Chief Says (Marijuana Moment)

// Feds To Discuss Drug Testing Programs In Era Of Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// Michigan communities rebel against marijuana business (Detroit News)

// Saskatchewan to meet with First Nation operating unlicensed cannabis store (The Province)

// Enthusiasm over CBD helps fuel growing hemp market in Vermont (VT Digger)

// Financial adviser accused of spending investor’s $200K (News Tribune)

// Snoop Dogg Gets Inducted Into the Hollywood Walk of Fame (Herb)


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Monday, November 19, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, November 19, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Massachusetts’s first recreational marijuana sales will begin Tuesday (Boston.com)

// Michigan recreational marijuana expected to be legal by Dec. 6 (Michigan Live)

// Michigan medical cannabis shortage might result in dispensary shutdowns (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Judge tosses Ohio medical marijuana license requirements for minority groups (Cleveland.com)

// Utah Senate president compels attendance at medical marijuana special session (Fox 13 Salt Lake City)

// Fried Maintains Hold In Agriculture Commissioner Race After Manual Recount (WLRN Miami)

// Vermont Panel to Propose 26% Tax Rate on Cannabis Sales (Leafly)

// Hemp Will Be A Top 10 Product In 2019, Whole Foods Predicts (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana is getting cheaper. For some states, that’s a problem. (Washington Post)

// Chart: Another record-setting year for MJBizCon mirrors massive marijuana business potential (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Friday, November 9, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, November 9, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// After long wait, 1st legal pot shops on East Coast to open in Northampton, Massachusetts (Fox 61 News)

// It wasn’t just cash: How texting cannabis voters and tech outreach strategies lifted Jared Polis to victory (Colorado Sun)

// Los Angeles reaches marijuana licensing deal for current applicants (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// US Attorneys on Michigan marijuana legalization: We will not unilaterally immunize anyone (Click on Detroit)

// Vast majority of local California cannabis ballot measures approved (Marijuana Business Daily)

// $10 Million Windfall Expected From SF Marijuana Tax (San Francisco Patch)

// Marijuana Got More Votes Than These Politicians In The Midterms (Marijuana Moment)

// Failed Deliveries Could Cost Canadian LPs €14.7 Million (Leafly)

// Nikki Fried now has more votes than Matt Caldwell for Florida agriculture commissioner (Local 10 ABC)

// Pro-cannabis candidate Nessel wins Michigan’s closely watched AG’s race (Marijuana Business Daily)


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