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Monday, January 28, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, January 28, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Owners of Colorado marijuana retailer Sweet Leaf sentenced to prison in landmark case (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Maine’s marijuana legalization timeline goes up in smoke (Boston Herald)

// California Cannabis Labs Are Finding Toxic Metal in Vape Carts (Leafly)


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// State’s Attorney Kim Foxx announces support for legalizing pot, calls for expunging misdemeanor convictions (Chicago Tribune)

// AGLC’s licensing freeze thaws to allow 10 new retail cannabis shops (Edmonton Journal)

// Israeli cabinet approves law to allow medical cannabis exports (CNBC)

// California’s Calaveras County refunding nearly $1 million in fees to marijuana farmers (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canadian study finds benzodiazepine use in patients drops 45 percent after medical cannabis treatment (Growth Op)

// Sununu Applauds Anti-Drug Commission Opposition to Marijuana Legalization (New Hampshire Public Radio (AP))

// Mass. hands out 100th marijuana license (Worchester Telegram)


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Monday, January 21, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, January 21, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// First Senate Marijuana Bill Of 2019 Would Force Study On Medical Cannabis For Veterans (Marijuana Moment)

// Puerto Rico medical cannabis industry left without banking institution (Caribbean Business)

// Why are Ohio’s medical marijuana prices so high? (Cincinnati.com)


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// Building underway at all cannabis cultivation sites in state (Arkansas Democrat Gazette)

// Cultivate is lifting its limits on marijuana purchases during weekdays (Boston.com)

// Nearly Half of Medical Marijuana Users Stop Taking Prescription Drugs Thanks to Cannabis (Civilized)

// Missouri lawmakers propose affirmative action for medical marijuana licensing (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

// Potential 2020 Presidential Candidate Michael Bloomberg Calls Marijuana Legalization ‘Nonsensical’ (Marijuana Moment)

// Pot legal on porch in most cases (Herald-Palladium)

// FL shop offers CBD as ingredient in ice cream (KXXV 25 ABC)


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Thursday, September 13, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, September 13, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Manhattan DA’s office drops more than 3,000 open marijuana cases (Reuters)

// WDIV/Detroit News poll: Michigan voters poised to approve recreational marijuana proposal (Click on Detroit)

// Anheuser Busch scion launches Colorado marijuana company (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Recreational use of marijuana violates Mormon Word of Wisdom, church leaders say, regardless of legality (Salt Lake Tribune)

// Hemp CBD Market to More Than Double by 2022 (Green Market Report)

// Ability to take medical marijuana to school life changing for 4th grader (KDVR)

// Cannabis stocks are flying so high that even some in the industry are getting nervous (Financial Post)

// A year after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico’s medical marijuana program back on track (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Pharma giant Bayer on cannabis: No decision ‘until we fully understand market’ (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Puff Puff Pass Play: Stoner Gamer League Elevates Video Games (Marijuana.com)


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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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Wednesday, April 18, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana-Based Drug Gets Positive Review From US Agency (New York Times (AP))

// Scotts Miracle-Gro Announces $450 Million Acquisition of Sunlight Supply as Hawthorne Sales Slump (New Cannabis Ventures )

// California warns legal pot sellers not to participate in unlicensed 4/20 events (LA Times)


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// Canopy Rivers Invests $5 Million in Cannabis Media Company Civilized Worldwide (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Bill to launch recreational marijuana in Maine heads to LePage who has vowed a veto (Portland Press Herald)

// California Cannabis Licenses Could Reach More than 20000 by End of 2018 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Twenty companies pass first hurdle to obtaining adult-use marijuana licenses (Milford Daily News)

// Study: Thousands Admit To Driving While High (CBS Denver)

// Pot holiday traces roots to California high school stoners (Chron (AP))

// MassRoots reports net loss of $44 million in 2017 (Cannabist)


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

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

// GOP & Dems Team Up To Shield State Marijuana Laws From Jeff Sessions (Marijuana Moment)

// Experimental pot lab sprouting cannabis-infused drinks, new edibles (National Post)

// Pot shops face bans in most of Mass. (Boston Globe)


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// Virtually all’ alcohol firms eyeing cannabis: Q&A with ex-Coors exec & new Sundial CEO (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Oakland Embraces Marijuana Sales. Compton Bans Them. How Is Justice Best Served? (New York Times)

// Outlaw weed comes into the light (Washington Post)

// Michigan officials shutter 40 medical marijuana businesses across state (Detroit Free Press)

// Why predictions of a marijuana shortage in Canada are just smoke and mirrors (Cantech Letter)

// Tilray to Partner with Novartis Division Sandoz to Develop Medical Cannabis Products (New Cannabis Ventures)

// West Virginia U.S. attorney vows to ‘aggressively’ enforce federal marijuana laws (Herb)


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

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

// Trump Wants Death Penalty For Drug Dealers, Report Says (Marijuana Moment)

// Maine’s pot legalization committee reaches agreement on rewrite of voter-approved law (Portland Press Herald)

// Chief Massachusetts marijuana regulator says decisions coming on pot cafes, yoga studios, and home delivery (Mass Live)


Check out the newly released 2017 State of Cannabis Data Report from our friends over at Eaze! They first aggregated and anonymized the sales data flowing through their online sales platform (an order every ten seconds in 2017!) before they pulled out all sorts of useful bits of wisdom and information for you and other industry professionals. Pop over and check out this must-read resource!


// Compared with Colorado, state’s marijuana tax revenue nearly triple in first 6 months (News 3 Las Vegas NBC)

// Listen: Colorado governor says DOJ wants to ‘sow doubt’ on marijuana (The Hill)

// Senate approves SB1420: Medical pot must be tested for mold, bacteria (AZ Daily Sun)

// Will a lack of power kill Coachella’s dream of cannabis cultivation? (Desert Sun)

// LA’s ‘Pot Czar’ Cares Who Cashes in on Legal Weed (Vice)

// Study: Marijuana use in Canada doubled in 30-year span (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Senator Calls Out Big Pharma For Opposing Legal Marijuana (Forbes)


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Tuesday, December 5, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Government Shutdown Could Allow Sessions To Launch Marijuana Crackdown (Forbes)

// Who’s buying pot in Nevada? More than a quarter of adults, according to survey (Nevada Independent)

// Michigan Releases Medical Cannabis Emergency Administrative Rules (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Aphria to Supply Shoppers Drug Mart with Medical Cannabis (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Massachusetts Medical Society develops medical marijuana curriculum (Mass Live)

// GW Pharmaceuticals Says 2018 ‘A Pivotal Year’ (Green Market Report)

// Oklahoma Governor Plans to Set Medical Marijuana Ballot Date (Leafly (AP))

// L.A. lawmakers are close to setting ground rules for marijuana industry (Los Angeles Times)

// Feds willing to share pot tax (Castanet (Canadian Press))

// The Insane World of Vintage Anti-Marijuana PSAs (KQED)


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Thursday, April 13, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, April 13, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Ottawa to speed up approval process for pot producers (The Globe and Mail)

// Jeff Sessions “Surprised” by Public Backlash Over His Anti-Marijuana Stance (Merry Jane)

// Colorado cannabis sales top $126M in February 2017 amid federal uncertainty (The Cannabist)


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// Black caucus issues ‘ultimatum’ on medical marijuana (Baltimore Sun)

// Diversity and marijuana (Baltimore Sun)

// O.penVAPE Rebrands as Organa Brands and Enters Edibles Market (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Legalizing Cannabis Will Fail If Producers Can’t Brand Their Pot (Huffington Post)

// Iowa Senators eye expanded medical marijuana; Iowa Reps express doubt (The Gazette)

// These Smarties represent Missouri veteran’s meds; he would prefer medical marijuana (Kansas City Star)

// Are People Moving to Canna-Legal States Just for Weed? (Merry Jane)


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Monday, March 27, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, March 27, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trudeau government to legalize marijuana by Canada Day 2018: reports (The Star)

// Colorado Legislation Would Create a Loophole for Cannabis Growers to Escape a Federal Crackdown (Merry Jane)

// DEA OKs synthetic marijuana for pharma company that spent $500,000 to keep pot illegal (Chicago Tribune)


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// More medical marijuana licenses would be awarded in deal reached by Maryland legislative leaders (Baltimore Sun)

// State House Votes to Block Memphis, Nashville Pot Ordinances (Memphis Daily News)

// Buzzkill: Gov. Rauner ‘Not A Believer’ That Legalized Marijuana Would Help State’s Woes (Chicagoist)

// Lawmakers Have Lots of Ideas For How to Spend Proceeds from Taxing Pot Sales (Maine Public)

// WV Senate committee passes medical marijuana bill (Charleston Gazette-Mail)

// Medical marijuana bill in South Carolina bolstered by conservatives (Boston Globe)

// 3 former pro athletes to talk about marijuana after 2017 Hash Bash (MLive)


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