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Friday, December 6, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, December 6, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// After long wait, Maine to issue applications for 1st marijuana stores (Portland Press Herald)

// Police shouldn’t ticket pot smokers in backyards or on balconies, Lightfoot says (Chicago Sun Times)

// Cory Booker’s Marijuana Agenda Highlighted In Three Super PAC Ads (Marijuana Moment)


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// Cheap weed sells: Ontarians flock to OCS for $5 grams (Leafly)

// Canadian provinces erect barriers for regulated cannabis vape market (Marijuana Business Daily)

// New Colorado law boon for cannabis capital, but concerns remain for minority businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// L.A.’s Cannabis Cafe Is Rebranding and Parting Ways with Lowell Herb Co. (LA Magazine)

// PA Judge Rules That Healthcare Worker Can Sue Employers for Being Fired Over Pot (Merry Jane)

// Amazon Allegedly Fired and Blacklisted a Worker for Using Medical Cannabis (Vice)

// Willie Nelson Will ‘Never Stop Enjoying’ Marijuana Despite Quitting Smoking, Son Says (Marijuana Moment)


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Monday, December 2, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, December 2, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Poet busted for pot in 1969 makes 1st purchase of legal recreational weed in Michigan (ABC News)

// DEA Finalizes Plan To Grow 3.2 Million Grams Of Marijuana In 2020 (Marijuana Moment)

// ‘Incredibly low’: Only 118 pardons granted for pot possession in first 4 months (CBC News)


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// Ontario Cannabis Store deletes Black Friday tweet ‘in consultation’ with federal regulator (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer Calls For Extended Hemp Regulations Comment Period (Marijuana Moment)

// RIP: Federal Medical-Marijuana Patient George McMahon (Celeb Stoner)

// WeedMD to Acquire Starseed for $78 Million in Stock (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Is Hemp CBD Really Unlawful in California? (Canna Law Blog)

// 4Front Announces Third Quarter 2019 Financial Results (Benzinga)

// Nearly 100 Cities Are Considering Decriminalizing Psychedelics, Map Shows (Marijuana Moment)


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Thursday, November 21, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, November 21, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Nationwide cannabis legalization bill advances on Capitol Hill (Leafly)

// Exclusive: OCS will allow private sector to be involved in storing, distributing cannabis (Financial Post)

// Cannabis stocks rally for a second day after House passes bill aiming to lift federal ban on weed (Market Watch)


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// GTI Grows Q3 Revenue 52% from Q2 to $68 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// iAnthus Capital Reports 16% Sequential Growth in Quarterly Revenue to $22.3 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Who stole $1M in marijuana from a Portland cannabis company? Suspects at large, reward offered (KPTV 12 Fox)

// Rhode Island Governor Will Pursue Legal Marijuana In 2020 (Marijuana Moment)

// Cory Booker Jokes Biden ‘Might Have Been High’ When He Made Marijuana Comments (New York Times)

// Blame It on Ontario: Why 1 Province Is the Main Culprit Behind the Canadian Cannabis Industry’s Woes (Motley Fool)

// Job Opportunities in the Legal Weed Industry Have Grown 79% Since 2018 (Merry Jane)


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Thursday, November 7, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, November 7, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Nearly 400 California marijuana business licenses suspended injecting fresh uncertainty into state’s cannabis industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana Use Tied To Lower Rates Of Depression And Suicidal Ideation Among PTSD Patients (Marijuana Moment)

// What Tuesday’s Elections Mean For State And Local Marijuana Reform (Marijuana Moment)


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// New incubator to help owners of color crack into white-dominated cannabis industry in Illinois (Chicago Sun Times)

// Ontario to allow cannabis retailers to sell online and over the phone (Vancouver Sun)

// Scotts-MiracleGro Sees 38% Growth in Hawthorne Business in Q4 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// New York State Regulators File Amendment To Allow CBD Hemp Products In Medical Marijuana Program (Marijuana Moment)

// Former Red Sox pitcher Bill Lee made the first purchase at a Massachusetts marijuana dispensary opening (Boston.com)

// Americans Think Weed Is Much Safer Than E-Cigs or Tobacco, Poll Finds (Merry Jane)

// Oklahoma Frees Hundreds of Minor Drug Offenders From Jail (Merry Jane)


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Thursday, October 31, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A white-walled industrial cannabis curing room is seen with stacked wooden racks of marijuana-curing trays filled with bright green trimmed buds going through the curing process.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, October 31, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Quebec passes cannabis law that will raise legal age to 21 (CBC News)

// Cannabis Council urges Ontario to ramp up number of adult-use stores citing ‘ample’ marijuana supplies (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Judge upholds Gov. Baker’s vaping ban after state health officials report 2nd death (WHDH 7 News)


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// In Random Mold Tests at 25 Denver Dispensaries 80 Percent Fail (Denver Westword)

// Majority of Pennsylvania voters want legal cannabis poll shows – just not in state stores (Pennsylvania Capital-Star)

// Wisconsin Lawmakers File Marijuana Decriminalization Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana board wrangles with unincorporated area licenses (Alaska Journal of Commerce)

// Price averages for Canadian cannabis by province (Leafly)

// Maine cannabis retailers see spike in vaporizer sales after Massachusetts vape ban (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Washington marijuana businesses report glass jars packaging seized by U.S. Customs agents (Spokesman-Review)


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Monday, September 23, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, September 23, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// House Marijuana Banking Vote Officially Scheduled For Next Week, Leadership Announces (Marijuana Moment)

// No Marijuana Banking Without Justice Reform Three Presidential Candidates Say (Marijuana Moment)

// 200 cannabis stores approved by Calgary, more than BC, Ontario, & Quebec combined (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Former Federal Prosecutor’s Marijuana Legalization Measure Advances In South Dakota (Marijuana Moment)

// Wisconsin Senate leader snuffs medical marijuana bill that appeared to have some GOP backing (Journal Sentinel)

// Veto overridden on New Hampshire medical marijuana prescribing bill (WMUR 9)

// Cannabis Canada: Monthly pot sales in Canada surpass $100M for the first time (BNN Bloomberg)

// Colorado beer makers are expanding to cannabis beverages: ‘Down the road it could be as big as beer.’ (Colorado Sun)

// Bernie Sanders Talks Marijuana With Killer Mike, Danny Glover, And Ben & Jerry’s Founder (Marijuana Moment)

// Colorado marijuana companies are subject to federal labor laws despite being illegal, court rules (Denver Post)


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Thursday, September 19, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, September 19, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Beto O’Rourke proposes ‘drug war justice grants’ for marijuana offenders (Politico)

// Pot rules: DC mayor changes how the district handles marijuana use among employees (WUSA 9 CBS)

// Key Congressional Chair Says Marijuana Banking Vote Will Happen Over Groups’ Objections (Marijuana Moment)


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// New Hampshire House Overrides Governor’s Veto and Approves Home Cultivation Bill (Cannabis Business Times)

// Chicago Mayor Wants to Keep Cannabis Out of City’s Core (Leafly)

// Ontario spent at least $10 million on cannabis stores that never opened (Global News)

// California Says Nearly All Cannabis Businesses Will Be In Statewide Tracking System By End Of October (Capital Public Radio)

// Federal judge rules that Indiana’s smokable hemp ban is unconstitutional (Hemp Industry Daily)

// Marijuana board considers Outside investment in testing labs (Alaska Journal of Commerce)

// Mattress Start-Up Casper Is Now Slanging CBD Gummies to Help You Sleep (Merry Jane)


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Monday, September 16, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, September 16, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New York to ban flavored e-cigarettes after illnesses, deaths (Reuters)

// Marijuana banking bill appears headed to landmark US House vote (Marijuana Business Daily)

// A Thickener Used in Pot Vaping Is a Hugely Popular Black-Market Scam (Inverse)


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// Oregon Cannabis Retailers Are Pulling Vape Carts Off Store Shelves (Leafly (AP))

// Judge Puts Two-Week Hold on New Cannabis Licenses in Ontario (Leafly)

// Some believe Massachusetts marijuana agreements are ‘universal failures’ (Herald News)

// Universities worry college athletes might partner with marijuana brands (Chicago Tribune (Fresh Toast))

// KushCo Holdings Still Sees FY19 Revenue at $145-150 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Medical cannabis sales stall in Canada after adult-use legalization; affordability, access also considered factors (Marijuana Business Daily)

// A ban on marijuana use on party buses wins approval from California lawmakers (Los Angeles Times)


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Wednesday, September 4, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A small pile of marijuana sits against a white background next to the Scrabble letters W E E D.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Head Of Only Federal Marijuana Farm Thinks 8 Percent THC Marijuana Is ‘Extremely’ Potent (Marijuana Moment)

// New BDS Analytics Report Forecasts CBD Sales To Reach $20 Billion By 2024 (Green Market Report)

// Mexican Senator Files Marijuana Legalization Bill Ahead Of Supreme Court Deadline (Marijuana Moment)


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// Key medical marijuana issue goes to Supreme Court (Florida Politics)

// Los Angeles opens next marijuana licensing round for 100 retail permits (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Illinois restricts cannabis electricity and water use (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Black man might die in prison after 25 years for selling pot – in a state where it’s now legal (Raw Story)

// 12 Applicants Disqualified from Ontario’s Cannabis Retail Lottery (Leafly)

// USDA Releases Report On Status Of Canada’s Hemp Industry (Marijuana Moment)

// Medicine Man Technologies to Buy Colorado Cannabis Retailer Starbuds for $31 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Friday, August 23, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, August 23, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Nearly every single person arrested for weed in NYC this year was black or Latinx (Queens Daily Eagle)

// All CBD products are forbidden to US service members, Pentagon says​ (Task & Purpose)

// New Industry-Backed Marijuana Legalization Measure Filed In Florida (Marijuana Moment)


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// Alaska governor picks Schulte for marijuana board (KTUU 2 NBC)

// L.A. Cannabis Commission Approves Request Seeking More Dispensary Enforcement (My News LA)

// Yes, You Can Smoke Hemp. And Yes, It’s Gaining Popularity (Vermont Public Radio)

// Mr. T sues weed company (TMZ)

// Federally Funded Journal Exposes How Marijuana Prohibition Puts Consumers At Risk (Marijuana Moment)

// Ontario planning to allocate cannabis store permits ‘based on market demand’ (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canada’s First Nations Assert Their Cannabis Sovereignty (Cannabis Now)


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