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Tuesday, May 7, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A bright green hemp leaf grows under the sun.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// China Cashes In on the Cannabis Boom (New York Times)

// CBD shortage: Retailers struggle to keep cannabis extract on shelves (CTV News)

// Curaleaf Enters Ohio Medical Cannabis Market With $20 Million Acquisition (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// April medical marijuana sales top $18M in Oklahoma (OKC Fox 25 (AP))

// Mexico’s President Proposes Drug Decriminalization With Legal Supply Via Prescription (Marijuana Moment)

// Amateur Investors are Bullish About Cannabis. That Has the Pros a Little Worried. (Green Entrepreneur)

// Cannabis in Prison Often Gets Inmates Long Bouts of Solitary Confinement (Weed Maps)

// GW Pharma Q1 Revenue Soars To $39 Million as Epidiolex Drives Growth (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Texas House Votes To Expand State’s Medical Marijuana Program (Marijuana Moment)

// New Zealand Government Releases Details Of Marijuana Legalization Referendum (Marijuana Moment)


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Monday, May 6, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker speaks at a podium wearing a suit.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, May 6, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Illinois Lawmakers Release Marijuana Legalization Details (Marijuana Moment)

// The First Arkansas Medical Marijuana Dispensary Just Got Its License (Leafly)

// Ohio could be 1st state to allow medical marijuana for depression, insomnia (Cincinnati Enquirer)


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// Breaking the News to Mom and Dad: I’m Selling Weed (Legally) (New York Times)

// Roadside drug testing device picks up false positives from poppy seeds and tea, B.C. lawyers find (Global News)

// Draft infused cannabis regulations in Canada should be eased, group says (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Here are all of the retail recreational and medical marijuana shops open in Massachusetts (Mass Live)

// New Zealand Government To Unveil Marijuana Legalization Plan Next Week (Marijuana Moment)

// ‘Conservative cannabis cockup’ shows Ford Nation is utterly incompetent: OPSEU’s Thomas (Cision PR Newswire)

// OU won’t recognize medical pot cards for students (Athens News)


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Tuesday, December 18, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is seen outside Central Park being interviewed by a large gaggle of TV cameras and reporters.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Endorses Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// CCC issues final recreational licenses to two more pot shops (Boston 25 News)

// New Zealand to hold referendum on legalising marijuana (Channel NewsAsia)


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// New Jersey Doubles Medical Cannabis Licenses with Addition of 6 Companies (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Oregon lawmakers revisit worker protections for off the clock pot use (Statesman Journal)

// An Early Look at Over 2,000 Oklahoma Medical Cannabis License Applications (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Suit aims to keep CA highway patrol from assisting federal marijuana enforcement (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Teen Marijuana Use Remains Lower Than Pre-Legalization Levels, Federally Funded Survey Finds (Marijuana Moment)

// Here’s The Text Of The Marijuana Amendment Sen. Gardner Wants Attached To Criminal Justice Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// Duterte will sign any bill legalizing medical marijuana – Palace (CNN Philippines)



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

A thick marijuana bud sits near to harvest time.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
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)


These headlines are brought to you by Curaleaf, one of the leading vertically-integrated cannabis operators in the U.S. With legal medical marijuana dispensaries, cultivation sites, and processing facilities all over the United States, Curaleaf has served more than 100,000 medical cannabis patients and looks forward to helping many more long into the future. Swing over to Curaleaf.com to learn more about this very cool company!


// 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, November 1, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A small cluster of well-lit marijuana sits against a seamless white background.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, November 1, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Mexican Supreme Court Strikes Down Marijuana Prohibition (Marijuana Moment)

// Verdict Reached In Controversial Marijuana Grow Facility Lawsuit (CBS 4 Denver)

// Police warn against the dangers of marijuana candy, but report no incidents (MuckRock)


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// Leafly’s 2018 Midterm Election Update (Leafly)

// Grassroots Wants To Be The Next Biggest Multi-State Operator (Green Market Report)

// Young Advocates Launch Marijuana Legalization Phone Bank To Get Out The Vote (Marijuana Moment)

// Doug Ford’s decision to delay pot stores contributing to ‘rocky’ cannabis rollout: industry official (Global News)

// California cannabis company Indus closes $46 million raise for expansion (Marijuana Business Daily)

// New Zealand Issues Cannabis Cultivation License to Helius Therapeutics (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Traveling to Singapore? You may be drug tested for cannabis, Travel Canada warns (Global News)


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Thursday, August 30, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Donald Trump brays like a mule in a close-up photo while speaking on stage.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, August 30, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Inside The Trump Administration’s Secret War On Weed (Buzz Feed)

// Valued at $4.8 billion, cannabis firm Tilray posts $10 million in sales (Financial Post)

// MedMen Recruits former Los Angeles Mayor to Board (Marijuana.com)


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// New Jersey AG Gurbir Grewal urges more ‘discretion’ in pot possession cases (Trentonian)

// Marijuana convictions go up in smoke with new Delaware record-expungement law (Courier Express)

// New Zealand grants first medical cannabis business license (Marijuana Business Daily)

// California and Feds Agree: No Pot Grows on Public Lands (Courthouse News)

// Human Trafficking in Humboldt Still Hides Among the Cannabis Farms (Herb)

// Connecticut adds eight conditions to medical marijuana treatment list (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis consultant Deepak Anand rips claim by weed-beverage startup about exporting its beer to Europe (Georgia Straight)


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Thursday, December 21, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A few racks of trays full with sealed test tubes to be tested sit on a laboratory counter next to a couple of pipettes.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, December 21, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// State marijuana testing inaccurate, board warns (Juneau Empire)

// This $20 Million Startup Was on the Road to Riches. Then Its Leader Started Talking to God (Inc.)

// All 20 C.O. marijuana shops pass OLCC decoy ‘sting’ (KTVZ News Channel 21)


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// Marijuana Doomsday Didn’t Come (U.S. News & World Report)

// Nevada recreational marijuana sales soar to nearly $38M in October (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Rhode Island Officials: Many Medical Cannabis Cultivators Will Fail (Leafly (AP))

// Ohio Names 104 Cannabis Processing Applicants (New Cannabis Ventures)

// No help for hemp in Washington budget proposal (Capital Press)

// New Zealand Unveils Its Medical Cannabis Plans (Marijuana.com)

// MassRoots facing eviction from its Denver headquarters (Cannabist)


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Thursday, October 26, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A disembodied hand holds a special episode of Newsweek with an American flag pot leaf and the text 'Weed Nation'.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, October 26, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Poll: Legal Marijuana Support At Record High In U.S. (Forbes)

// Incoming New Zealand Government Wants Medical Pot Within 100 Days (Marijuana.com)

// State eyes flight rule to ship marijuana to islands (Boston Globe)


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// Jamaica Grants First Two Licenses to Medical Cannabis Providers (Merry Jane)

// New study commission on legalizing marijuana in RI meets for first time (WPRI)

// Report: Quebec government to set up 20-40 rec marijuana stores (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Md. pot businesses cleared, win licenses after investigation into possible conflicts (Washington Post)

// Are Extracts Illegal in Arizona? Not So Fast (Leafly)

// Ex-NBA commissioner David Stern says marijuana should no longer be banned (Guardian)

// Just a reminder that literally no one will hand out weed candy in Orlando this Halloween (Orlando Weekly)


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Friday, October 20, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Maine governor and white suprmacist Paul LePage.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, October 20, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Days before vote on marijuana law, bill from LePage calls for delaying sales until 2019 (Portland Press Herald)

// New Zealand Voters Get Chance To Legalize Marijuana By 2020 (Marijuana Moment)

// Airport screeners relaxing handling of passengers with medical marijuana (National Post)


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// Nation’s top cops prosecutors urge Trump not to roll back successful crime policies (Washington Post)

// Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission taps Shawn Collins as executive director of new state marijuana agency (Mass Live)

// Rifle PD gets new drug pups – who will be trained to ignore marijuana (Post Independent)

// Patient says her medical marijuana was confiscated at Maine Med (WLBZ 2 NBC)

// Umpqua Bank to close local company’s account for confusion over hemp (Northern Light)

// New Brunswick issues call for 15 cannabis retail spaces (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ohio to Accept Cannabis Processor License Applications in December (News Cannabis Ventures)


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Monday, June 5, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A rainbow kisses a HSBC bank building overlooking the waterfront in Auckland, New Zealand.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, June 5, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New Zealand Will Allow Doctors to Prescribe CBD Oil (Merry Jane)

// More than 15,000 people charged with pot possession since Trudeau elected in 2015 (National Post)

// NFLPA looks to involve players’ families in push for marijuana policy change. But major obstacles remain. (The Denver Post)


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// Montana preparing to collect 1st medical marijuana tax (Billings Gazette)

// HelloMD raises $1M to connect customers with medical cannabis via telemedicine (Mobi Health News)

// Medical Marijuana Program Set to Start July 1 in Iowa (KDLT News NBC)

// Legislative session enters final month with budget unresolved (Delaware State News)

// Vetoed pot bills are dead as Senate moves not to vote again on them (Las Vegas Sun)

// California’s ‘Green Rush’ Takes Hmong Back to Their Opium-Growing Roots (The New York Times)

// OSP Cited Man for Having Too Much Marijuana During Cave Junction Traffic Stop (KAJO News)


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