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

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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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Wednesday, June 20, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Breaking News: Canadian Senate Passes the Cannabis Act Locking In Legalization (Leafly)

// Stung by a Boy’s Suffering U.K. Reviews Medical Marijuana Rules (New York Times)

// Leadership of Drug Enforcement Administration turning over again (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// The first recreational marijuana licenses in Mass. could be granted Thursday (Boston Globe)

// Advocates: De Blasio marijuana plan won’t end racial disparities (City & State New York)

// Chalice Festival Founder Sues Bureau of Cannabis Control After Permit Denial (High Times)

// Congressional Bill Would Allow Marijuana Use in Public Housing (Marijuana Moment)

// Key advocacy group Marijuana Policy Project confronts leadership funding challenges (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Vermont State Police prepares troopers for marijuana legalization (My Champlain Valley)

// Bhang to Raise up to $10 Million Ahead of Going Public in Canada (New Cannabis Ventures)


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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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Thursday, June 14, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, June 14, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Canada’s ruling party rejects controversial amendments to cannabis bill (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Bill To Legalize Hemp Passes Key Senate Committee (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana Banking Measure Rejected By Congressional Committee (Marijuana Moment)


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// Lack Of Cannabis Banking Hurts Average Small Business Owners While Wealthy Entrepreneurs Flourish (Forbes)

// Drugged driving a complex question for new commission (Boston Globe)

// Delaware bill to legalize pot amended to address safety regulatory concerns (WHYY)

// Canopy Growth to Sell $400 Million in Convertible Notes (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Celebs Explain Why They’re In The Canna-Business (Entrepreneur)

// Tax Marijuana By THC Content? That’s What Alaska Regulator Suggests (Marijuana.com)

// Oregon to inspect outdoor cannabis harvests in response to federal law enforcement pressure (Marijuana Business Daily)


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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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Monday, June 11, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, June 11, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Jeff Sessions Laments He Was Left Out Of White House Marijuana Talks (Marijuana Moment)

// Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker backs Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s marijuana bill, urges Capitol Hill leaders to pass the legislation (Mass Live)

// McConnell Inserts Hemp Legalization Into Farm Bill (Marijuana Moment)


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// NJ legislation would legalize marijuana, expand medical pot (Star Tribune (AP))

// Military will restrict members’ marijuana use – but won’t ban it completely (CBC News)

// The most exciting thing about Canada legalising weed? Data (Wired UK)

// Sen. Cory Gardner: How a Prohibitionist Became Legalization’s Defender (Leafly)

// Rep. Ted Lieu MedMen Make History in Venice (Leafly)

// Jared Polis Campaign Canvasses Dispensaries on South Broadway (Westword)

// This is Vegas baby: Why Freddy Adu’s Las Vegas Lights are football’s most bizarre team – and proud of it (Four Four Two)


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Friday, June 1, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, June 1, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Africa’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary is About to Open in Durban (Herb)

// Bill Nelson: Allow smokable medical marijuana in Florida (Tampa Bay Times)

// World’s First Cannabis Bank Advances in California (Leafly)


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// Medicinal cannabis use can help mitigate symptoms of PTSD, study says (Globe and Mail)

// Possible Massachusetts recreational marijuana license delay shouldn’t slow sales launch (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Major Canadian bank expands focus on marijuana sector (Marijuana Business Daily )

// Bill would pit medical marijuana against opioids (Daily Gazette)

// A Marijuana.com Exclusive Interview With John Chiang (Marijuana.com)

// Cannabis Sponsors Half of Colorado’s Adopt-a-Highway Signs (Leafly)

// This Startup Incubator Helps Drug War Survivors Build Cannabis Companies (Leafly)


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Thursday, May 17, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, May 17, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Congressional Republicans Block Votes On Hemp Amendments (Marijuana Moment)

// When opportunity comes, it’s usually too late’: Minority-owned marijuana businesses confronted by municipal indifference, ‘chaos’ (Mass Live)

// Why can’t patients smoke marijuana in Florida? John Morgan pushes for answers today in court. (Tampa Bay Times)


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// Fearing cannibalization, beer companies ask Canada for higher cannabis taxes (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Study Finds CBD Drug Epidiolex Reduces Seizures by 42% (Leafly)

// San Francisco to Pilot Digital Tool that Aids in Reducing Marijuana Convictions (Government Technology)

// California Co-Working Licenses Could Help Further Equity in Cannabis (Leafly)

// What Canada’s top CEOs say about cannabis ‘commoditization’ (Marijuana Business Daily)

// License required? Deadline looms for Michigan marijuana businesses (WXYZ ABC Detroit)

// Deep-Pocketed Investors Are Storming Oregon’s Cannabis Market. They’re Shifting the Business Model From Mom-and-Pop Shops to Starbucks. (Willamette Week)


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Thursday, May 10, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, May 10, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Exclusive: US marijuana sales may reach $10 billion this year, $22 billion by 2022 (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Colorado logs $106M in recreational cannabis sales in March (Denver Post)

// California’s low marijuana tax stream complicating MJ business climate (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// What Tuesday’s Primary Elections Mean for Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)

// Moody’s Says Legalized Marijuana Could Put A Dent In Alcohol Pharmaceutical Businesses (Green Market Report)

// When banks abandoned American Samoa, the islands found a solution nobody had used in a century (Washington Post)

// House Rules: Weed Remains Illegal for Federally Subsidized Tenants (Seven Days VT)

// Senators vote to expand Louisiana medical marijuana program (Times-Picayune)

// Growing hemp in Massachusetts: Here’s what you need to know (Mass Live)

// Indigenous Communities and the Cannabis Act: A Clash of Tradition and Treaties (Leafly)


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Monday, May 7, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, May 7, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Missouri Groups Deliver Signatures For Medical Marijuana Ballot Measures (Marijuana Moment)

// Can the Mass. marijuana industry help heal communities devastated by the War on Drugs? (Boston Globe)

// Does Bernie Sanders Support Legalizing All Drugs? (Marijuana Moment)


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// Legalizing Hemp Brings Schumer And McConnell Together (Forbes)

// Blumenauer blisters SBA over new cannabis guidelines (KOIN 6 CBS)

// Marijuana edibles to be held to similar production standards as other foods (WFLA 8 NBC)

// Concerns grow that British Columbia may lowball cannabis growers for supplies (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Some Montana medical marijuana providers are raising concerns over new rules (KRTV 3)

// Medical marijuana dispensary on Capitol Hill forced to shut down temporarily (Washington Post)

// California Assemblyman Shares Vape Pen With Melissa Etheridge (Leafly)


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