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

The U.S. Capitol Building in Washington DC is seen close up with the dome and central portion of the building filling the frame. The blue sky shows wisps of clouds with the sun overhead but unseen. Two small people are seen on the steps standing next to one another.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
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, September 12, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The Colorado Rockies shine with red sunlight as the day begins.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, September 12, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Medicine Man Technologies buying Colorado marijuana firm for $31 million (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Weedmaps reiterates pledge to drop illicit marijuana retailers; L.A. dispensary group calls for immediate fines amid vaping crisis (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Aurora Cannabis Q4 Revenue Increases 52% to $98.9 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Florida’s medical cannabis industry has only one truly dominant player (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis Patient Risks Losing Child Custody for Taking CBD Medication (Merry Jane)

// DEA wants to expand cannabis grown for research by 31% (Marijuana Business Daily)

// California Lawmakers Use Cryptocurrency To Buy Marijuana From Dispensary (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana Industry Groups Urge Congressional Action Amid Vaping-Related Injuries (Marijuana Moment)

// Amazon quietly pulls marijuana vape materials from site after illnesses, deaths (MPR News)

// Portland hemp hauler will avoid jail in Idaho case (Portland Business Journal)


Monday, August 5, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, August 5, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Utah rejects appeals from six would-be medical cannabis growers (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Medical Cannabidiol Board Approves Chronic Pain as Condition, Delays PTSD Decision (WHOTV 13 NBC)

// Nebraska Attorney General Argues Legalizing Medical Marijuana Is Unconstitutional (Marijuana Moment)


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// Portland unveils proposed rules for marijuana businesses (Portland Press Herald)

// Colorado becomes third state to allow doctors to recommend marijuana instead of opioids (The Hill)

// Sununu Vetoes ‘Home Grow’ Medical Marijuana Bill (NH Public Radio)

// A Closer Look at Aphria’s Reported Profit (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Canadian cannabis firm Cronos spending $300 million to enter US hemp market (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canada’s TerrAscend looks to snap up US marijuana firm Ilera for up to $225 million (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Top Senate Democrat Announces Construction Of Only Hemp Seed Bank In The U.S. (Marijuana Moment)


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Friday, March 22, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, March 22, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// You can’t own more than three pot shops, but these companies are testing the limit – and bragging about it (Boston Globe)

// 50 unlicensed medical marijuana shops to be shut down by Michigan officials (Michigan Live)

// Portland’s $6 Eighth-Ounces Are the Future of Cannabis (Leafly)


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// New York Legalization Lives or Dies by Friday Senator Says (Leafly)

// Marty Walsh writes in to New York Times after article on legalizing recreational marijuana (Boston.com)

// Illinois Senate panel passes bill to protect banks serving cannabis businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// A North Dakota House Bill would Increase Patient Access to Medical Marijuana (KXNet CBS)

// Smokable medical marijuana sold for first time in Florida at Tallahassee dispensary (Orlando Sentinel)

// Florida Commission Plans To Loosen Regulations On Marijuana Before UFC Event (Low Kick MMA)

// Military Veterans Organizations Press Congress On Medical Marijuana Research (Marijuana Moment)


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

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

// Senator Ron Wyden introduces S. 420, a bill to legalize marijuana (CBS News)

// This Is The Marijuana Banking Bill Democrats Plan To Pass In 2019: Draft Text Released (Marijuana Moment)
// Recreational pot bill proposing 9% tax clears first hurdle in New Mexico (Sante Fe New Mexican)


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// Former House Speaker Boehner gets behind marijuana lobbying group (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Drivers in hemp case now out of jail – but still charged – after talks with Osage County prosecutors (Tulsa World)

// Vermont House Bill Would Allow Legal Cannabis Sales Next Year (Seven Days VT)

// Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission Forces Wellspring to Cease Operations While it Addresses Violations (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Mexican Senate Report Lays Out Marijuana Legalization Considerations (Marijuana Moment)

// NE Ohio Alzheimer’s homes grapple with offering with medical marijuana (Cleveland.com)

// CBD the cannabis compound or CBD the coffee? Just ask owners of the Portland company. (Portland Press Herald)


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Tuesday, February 5, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Florida judge: State’s medical cannabis dispensary cap unconstitutional (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Congressional Democrats Plan Hearing And Vote On Marijuana Business Banking (Marijuana Moment)

// PA Lawmaker Introduces Bill to Legalize Recreational Marijuana (WNEP 16 ABC)


Today’s headlines are brought to you by our friends over at Eaze.com, California’s top one stop website for legal marijuana delivery. If you live in the golden state, swing over to Eaze.com to see if they are active in your area. With deliveries taking place in less than an hour, it’s never been easier to get legal California marijuana delivery. And of course, if you don’t live where Eaze delivers, you can still benefit from all the useful bits of industry insight and analysis they’ve developed using their properly aggregate and anonymized sales data stream.


// Bill to repeal Florida’s medical marijuana smoking ban ‘radically’ weakened in committee (Orlando Sentinel)

// Proposal would rewrite Boston’s marijuana licensing process, give preference to local residents (Boston Globe)

// Namaste Tech Fires CEO Sean Dollinger, Considers Selling Company (Green Market Report)

// Cannabis jobs pay 11% more than the US median salary, and demand is up 76% (CNBC)

// Republican lawmakers introduce medical marijuana bill (WBIR 10 NBC)

// Gov says it’s still possible for New York to legalize adult-use marijuana by April (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Portland delays action on zoning rules for marijuana-related businesses (Portland Press Herald)


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Friday, November 30, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A green field of hemp plants stretches back over the horizon fringed by woods on the right.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, November 30, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Hemp Legalization Is Officially In The Final Farm Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// Will the poor in Missouri be cut off from benefits if they use medical marijuana? The answer is hazy. (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

// Incoming Luxembourg government plans to legalize recreational marijuana (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Mexico approves nation’s first 38 over-the-counter cannabis products (Marijuana Business Daily)

// MPX Q2 Sales Grow 233% to $14.7 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Acreage Holdings Delivers $5.5 Million In Revenue, $4 Million Net Loss (Green Market Report)

// More Banks Welcome Marijuana Business Accounts, New Federal Report Shows (Marijuana Moment)

// U.S. Air Force Warns About Grandma’s Marijuana-Infused ‘Miracle Sticky Buns’ (Marijuana Moment)

// Portland designates zones where marijuana businesses can open (Bangor Daily News)

// Elon Musk won’t be smoking weed in public again, NASA admin says (The Verge)


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Thursday, March 22, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A listing of the states and territories still afforded some measure of protection for legal medical marijuana.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, March 22, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Congressional Budget Deal Includes Medical Marijuana Protections (Leafly)

// Arkansas judge tosses medical pot growing licensing process (Washington Post (AP))

// This is an industry in crisis.’ High taxes black market threaten pot businesses (Sacramento Bee)


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// Senate Independents Scrambling Ahead Of Crucial Bill C-45 Cannabis Vote (Huffington Post )

// Canadian Cannabis Producer Cronos Group to Raise C$100 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// LARA Listing Of All Michigan Opt-In Communities For MMFLA Program (Weed News)

// In need of new officers, Portland police drop rules against hiring non-citizens, recent pot users (Portland Press Herald)

// Iowa’s first legal marijuana producer gets ready to grow (Des Moines Register)

// Georgia Lt. Gov. Cagle accused of taking revenge over marijuana bill (Politically Georgia)

// Herbert OKs Law to Allow Terminally Ill to Use Marijuana (U.S. News & World Report (AP))


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Monday, January 29, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Joe Kennedy III addresses a crowd at a public event, microphone in hand.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, January 29, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Dems Pick Anti-Marijuana Kennedy For Trump State Of The Union Response (Marijuana Moment)

// Canadian pot companies are worth billions – but is it a bubble ready to burst? (CBC News)

// Marijuana growers install required (and expensive) vaults for security, now the rule is scrapped (Financial Post)


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// Sessions Blames Legalization Movement For Drug Deaths (Marijuana Moment)

// Hearing for Colorado marijuana operator Sweet Leaf postponed; more arrests (Marijuana Business Daily)

// California Marijuana Stores Fear Supply Shortage (Skanner)

// Controversial Portland program uses marijuana and kratom to treat opioid addiction (Portland Press Herald)

// Mexican tourism secretary says legal pot idea was ‘personal’ (SF Gate)

// Democrats’ guests to State of the Union include DACA recipient, medical marijuana patient, hurricane evacuees (Florida Politics)

// Dennis Peron, father of medical marijuana in California, dies at 72 (Guardian)


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Friday, December 23, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Maine governor Paul LePage

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, December 23, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Governor wants secretary of state to investigate voters (WLBZ 2 NBC)

// Legalizing Marijuana on Connecticut Legislature’s Agenda Despite Malloy’s Concerns (Greenwich Patch)

// Court ruling a setback for prosecutors in medical pot DUI cases (Tucson.com)


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// What legal states need to know about sketchy pot tax predictions (Cannabist)

// NEW REPORT: Massachusetts Marijuana Sales to Top $1 Billion by 2020 (Marijuana Industry News)

// Weed delivery: Portland commissioners OK licensing for ‘marijuana retail couriers’ (KATU 2 )

// Canopy Growth Closes Canada’s Biggest Cannabis Financing of 2016 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Retailers reporting strong marijuana sales for the holidays (USA Today)

// Rx-marijuana growers to be merit-selected (Arkansas Online)

// 6th-Straight 2016 Poll Shows Majority Supports Marijuana Legalization (Weed News)


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