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Wednesday, April 17, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Congressional Democrats Hold First-Ever Marijuana Reform Panel At Policy Retreat (Marijuana Moment)

// State Financial Regulators Press Congress To Allow Marijuana Banking Access (Forbes)

// Chart of the Week: Colorado 4/20 sales spike higher than other recreational cannabis markets (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Foxx could start pot expungements in months; will also review weed sales cases (Chicago Sun Times)

// Colorado’s new U.S. attorney agrees with rescinding of Cole Memo says ‘jury is still out’ on enforcement around marijuana concentrates (Colorado Sun)

// Alabama Police Ruined a Couple’s Lives Over $50 of Weed. Now the Charges Against Them Have Been Dropped (Reason)

// Canopy Growth Acquires Spanish Cannabis Producer Cafina (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Medical pot sales near $100 million in first year (Clinton Herald)

// What Does 4/20 Mean to You? We Asked 12 Cannabis Leaders (Leafly)

// Here’s how much marijuana businesses pay in taxes (Quartz)


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Tuesday, April 9, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Bill legalizing recreational marijuana in Florida dies without a hearing (Orlando Weekly)

// UK Cops Will Stop Arresting People for Weed (Merry Jane)

// In Massachusetts, people of color are the first to get arrested for marijuana – and the last to be licensed (Boston Globe)


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// Another Committee Approves Legalized Pot In Conn. (WNPR Connecticut Public Radio)

// Cannabis Enters the Kentucky Governor’s Race (Leafly (AP))

// British Columbia opens agricultural grants to cannabis companies (Marijuana Business Daily)

// New data shows record-breaking number of New Mexicans using medical marijuana (KRQE)

// Nova Scotia Woman Plans Constitutional Challenge of Roadside Cannabis Test (Leafly (Canadian Press))

// How Cannabis Legalization Sparked Beto O’Rourke’s Presidential Bid (Leafly )

// Senators Eye Oregon as ‘Tip of the Spear’ for Interstate Marijuana Sales (Weed Maps (AP))


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Thursday, March 14, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, March 14, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Florida House passes repeal of medical marijuana smoking ban sending it to Gov. Ron DeSantis (Orlando Sentinel)

// Cowboys’ David Irving Weed Offers Rolling In… After NFL Retirement (TMZ)

// New York Senate And Assembly Include Marijuana Legalization In Budget Proposals (Marijuana Moment)


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// Aurora Cannabis pops nearly 14% after billionaire activist investor Nelson Peltz joins as an advisor (CNBC)

// Atlanta police will no longer ask about marijuana use on applications (WSB-TV 2)

// Missouri House Approves Bill To Expunge Marijuana Records For Medical Patients (Marijuana Moment)

// Arkansas OKs second medical cannabis grower as market launch nears (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Newstrike Sells Out at Low Premium to HEXO Corp in $263 Million Stock Deal (New Cannabis Ventures)

// About 20 workers form Ontario’s first marijuana industry union (Marijuana Business Daily)

// NY marijuana trade group expels MedMen; company says it hasn’t been notified (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Monday, March 11, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, March 11, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Cancer patient speaks out after police search his room for marijuana (WWLP 22 News)

// Altria Takes Control of Cronos Group with C$2.4 Billion Investment (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Senators Are Angry That Marijuana Sentences Are Longer Than Paul Manafort’s (Marijuana Moment)


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// House-Passed Legal Marijuana Bill Advances In New Mexico Senate (Marijuana Moment)

// California Cannabis Agencies Drop New Packaging and Labeling Guidance (Canna Law Blog)

// NJ Marijuana Lobbyists Tripled Their Spending After Christie Left (Patch Livingston)

// Here’s How Tourists Can Get Legal Medical Marijuana in Hawaii (Civilized)

// Did the first medical cannabis drive-thru in New England just open? (Marijuana Business Daily)

// L.A. City Council moves ahead with marijuana licensing and enforcement proposals (Marijuana Business Daily)

// NC man free after he was found with 17 pounds of marijuana in Baltimore (WBAL TV 11 NBC)


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Monday, February 25, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, February 25, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Five Governors Talk Marijuana And Hemp At Media Conference (Marijuana Moment)

// First Look: Spike Jonze And Jesse Williams Captivate In MedMen’s New Cannabis Commercial (Forbes)

// New Mexico Lawmakers Vote To Advance Two Separate Marijuana Legalization Bills (Marijuana Moment)


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// Florida Senator Wants To Let Voters Decide On Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// Colorado Cannabis Wants To Go Public But Not Everyone Is On Board (Colorado Public Radio)

// Atlantic Canadians still buying more pot than rest of Canada sales figures show (Global News)

// Chart: Adult-use marijuana sales spike 7% on Valentine’s Day (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Idaho State Police Are Not Required to Return Seized Hemp (Yet) (Canna Law Blog)

// ‘Inundated’ CA credit union suspends new applications from cannabis firms (Marijuana Business Daily)

// What’s former Mavericks coach Don Nelson been up to?: ‘I’ve been smoking some pot’ (Dallas News Sports)


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Monday, February 4, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, February 4, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Maine orders edibles containing CBD removed from stores (Portland Press Herald)

// Firm sues over product it says is hemp; state says it’s pot (Macon Telegraph)

// Samples didn’t test as marijuana, so entire 9-ton hemp shipment will be tested on DA orders, according to defense attorney (Tulsa World)


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// From ‘YOLO’ to ‘POT’: Weed Company Snags Coveted Stock Ticker Symbol (Merry Jane)

// Measure To Decriminalize Psilocybin Mushrooms Qualifies For Denver’s May Ballot (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana grower fibs on application deputies destroy over 22,000 plants (Cal Coast News)

// Fish help fuel bumper cannabis crops for Canadian producer (WHBL (Reuters))

// Denver is hiring a ‘cannabis process navigator’ to help entrepreneurs through city bureaucracy (Denverite)

// Pot brownies in Canada could be 10 times weaker than in several U.S. states. Here’s why some people think that could be a big problem (Hamilton Spectator)

// Where Presidential Candidate Cory Booker Stands On Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)


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Wednesday, January 30, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Baltimore Will No Longer Prosecute Cannabis Possession Cases (Leafly)

// Hemp or marijuana? ISP stops truck driver with 6,701 pounds of ‘green, leafy substance’ (Idaho Statesman)

// Canopy Growth-backed pot company Slang lists on CSE, valued at $480 million (Market Watch)


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// More ‘extinction events’ for CA cannabis companies: Q&A with consultant Jackie McGowan (Marijuana Business Daily)

// What’s the Holdup, New Jersey? Squabbles Delay Legalization, Again (Leafly)

// Take a sneak peek at Denver’s newest social marijuana club about to open on the ‘Green Mile’ (Denver Channel)

// U.S. Funds With $100 Billion Explore Loans to Canadian Pot Firms (Bloomberg)

// Leaked internal document sparks questions over CA cannabis growers group’s finances, management (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canadian Cannabis Sales Rise Modestly in December (New Cannabis Ventures)

// In Photos: Canada’s First Bongspiel, a Cannabis-Infused Curling Tournament (Leafly)


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Friday, January 25, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A tweet from the U.S. Surgeon General about the use of medical marijuana by children.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, January 25, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// U.S. Surgeon General Deletes Tweet About Medical Marijuana And Children (Marijuana Moment)

// House Democrats look to legalize recreational marijuana in New Mexico (KRQE News)

// Lt. Gov. John Fetterman to embark on pot tour of Pa. (Philadelphia Inquirer)


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// Marijuana firm Caliva closes $75 million funding with assist from NFL great Joe Montana (Marijuana Business Daily)

// WA ponders allowing small marijuana growers to sell direct to consumers (Marijuana Business Daily)

// 9 Governors Get ‘A’ Grades for Marijuana Reform Up From 2 Last Year (Reason)

// ICYMI: The BCC Drops its Final Regulations (Canna Law Blog)

// Cigarette Giant Philip Morris Decides Not to Invest in Cannabis (Civilized)

// Police lock up all 4 Georgia Peach marijuana dispensaries 25 arrested (CBC News)

// How Canopy Growth became the Jolly Green Giant of cannabis (Fast Company)


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Thursday, January 10, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, January 10, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// ‘Better Than Ever’ Cannabis Coalition Hits the Ground Running (Leafly)

// Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission Unanimously Accepts Dispensary Scores (KUAR 89.1 NPR)

// Social consumption of marijuana should be allowed in Massachusetts, state committee says (Mass Live)


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// Recreational weed may spark up Michigan’s medical marijuana industry (Michigan Live)

// Study finds more than half of Michigan medical marijuana users admit to driving while high (CBS News)

// Black market cannabis is $3 cheaper per gram, Statistics Canada survey finds (Global News)

// Virginia Lawmakers Add Full Legalization To Growing List of Marijuana Bills Being Consideration (Marijuana Moment)

// Denver Unveils New System for Clearing Cannabis Convictions (Leafly (AP))

// Miami-Area Police Wrap Up 2018 by Arresting More People Than Ever for Pot (Miami New Times)

// High Times Has Some Glossy New Competition (New York Times)


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Thursday, January 3, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, January 3, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Commission recommends extending Massachusetts open container law to marijuana (Mass Live)

// Medical Marijuana Protected Under Democrats’ Spending Bill, But DC Blocked From Legalizing Sales (Forbes)

// Rival Democrats Hold Up Cannabis Progress in New Jersey (Leafly)


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// Iowans hope to cash in big on hemp. But they need lawmakers’ help to make it happen (Des Moines Register)

// Marijuana Decriminalization in Maryland Has Not Stopped Implicit Bias nor Institutional Racism Against Black People (The Root)

// Maryland Cannabis Operator Announces $20 Million Capital Raise to Fund Northeast Expansion (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Hain Celestial founder named cannabis company chairman (Long Island Business News)

// Vancouver’s First Licensed Cannabis Store Opens This Week (Leafly (Canadian Press))

// Gift of pot? Marijuana businesses work in Michigan law’s gray area (Detroit News)

// Study: Festival Attendees Use Different Drugs Based On Music Genre, But They All Love Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)



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