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Monday, July 30, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, July 30, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Oklahoma regulators move to drop controversial medical cannabis rules (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ontario to Revamp Cannabis Regs, Allow Private Retailers (Leafly)

// Christian Bax quits as state’s top medical marijuana regulator (Florida Politics)


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// First tests are in, and 1 in 5 marijuana samples in California isn’t making grade (OC Register)

// Employment Rights For Marijuana Consumers Would Be Protected Under New Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// These 20 people are going to help figure out what to do with weed cases in N.J. (NJ.com)

// R.I. dispensaries begin selling to out-of-state customers (Providence Journal)

// Nevada marijuana dispensary owner says best customers skew older (Las Vegas Sun)

// Records show marijuana charges convictions fall more heavily on black Virginians (Daily Press)

// Black Lawmakers: Marijuana Decrim Is ‘Must-Do’ In First 100 Days of Democratic Congress (Marijuana Moment)


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Friday, July 27, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, July 27, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Cannabis-based medicines get green light as UK eases rules (Guardian)

// AG Jeff Sessions’ marijuana comments leave top Massachusetts cannabis commissioner ‘surprised and pleased’ (Mass Live)

// Pot regulators asks cities and towns to restrain demands (CT Post (AP))


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// Sweet Leaf’s Three Remaining Metro Dispensaries Suspended by MED (Denver Westword)

// Why Are Only 4 Percent of Cannabis Businesses Owned By African Americans? (New Haven Register)

// A ‘game-changer’ for Pa. medical marijuana; flower goes on sale next week (Philly.com)

// California vape cartridge maker issues voluntary marijuana product recall (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission to hire a scorer to grade state dispensary applications (Arkansas Online)

// Cannabis edibles maker Dixie Brands outlines plans to go public in Canada (Marijuana Business Daily)

// California Officials Say No To Marijuana-Infused Alcohol And Bars With Cannabis Consumption (Marijuana Moment)


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Monday, July 16, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, July 16, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Cuomo Administration Report Backs Marijuana Legalization In New York (Forbes)

// Wine and Spirits Wholesaler Association Voices Support for Cannabis Legalization (Brew Bound)

// California publishes first draft of permanent marijuana industry rules (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Marijuana enforcement in Chicago falls, but still lands heaviest on blacks (Chicago Sun Times)

// Oakland’s marijuana equity program is hurting those it was supposed to help (San Francisco Chronicle)

// Health Canada Threatens To Crack Down On Cannabis Growers Who Sponsor All-Ages Concerts (Civilized)

// Hoping to halt cannabis industry outages, regulators disable automated patient-tracking tool for dispensaries (Baltimore Fish Bowl)

// Lawsuits filed in Oklahoma target strict new medical marijuana rules (Marijuana Business Daily)

// World Series of Poker Boots Cannabis Sponsor Blum from Casino (Leafly News)

// Legalizing Marijuana Doesn’t Lead To Higher Youth Use, New Study Shows (Marijuana Moment)


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Wednesday, June 27, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Oklahoma voters approve medical marijuana measure (CNN)

// Voters In Two States Nominate Marijuana Legalization Supporters for Governor (Marijuana Moment)

// Maine House and Senate approve sweeping reform of medical marijuana bill (Portland Press Herald)


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// Cannabis Control Commission to prioritize testing lab licenses (Fox 25 Boston)

// Mass. will train some marijuana workers, entrepreneurs (Boston Globe)

// John Morgan wants to put recreational marijuana legalization on the ballot (Orlando Sentinel)

// Testing Labs Brace for New Calif. Cannabis Rules (Swiowa News Source)

// Embattled California cannabis CEO resigns after #PermitPatty controversy (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana Is Our ‘Birthright,’ Jamaican Government Official Says (Marijuana Moment)

// The Medical Marijuana Movement was at a Standstill until AIDS Activists Stepped In (Out)


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Tuesday, June 26, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// FDA Approves Epidiolex, a Marijuana-Based CBD Drug for Seizures (Leafly (AP))

// Senate Approves Medical Marijuana For Military Veterans And Advances Hemp Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// Permit Patty faces business backlash from fellow cannabis entrepreneurs (San Francisco Chronicle)


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// A Key Senate Committee Is Becoming Less Marijuana-Friendly (Marijuana Moment)

// Ontario should reconsider marijuana retail monopoly, experts say (Marijuana Business Daily)

// CT rejects medical marijuana treatment for opioid addiction (News 12 Brooklyn)

// Product Guide: Celebrities Bring Their Brand Power to Marijuana (Marijuana.com)

// Sira Naturals to Launch the First Cannabis Accelerator in Mass. (American Inno)

// Nevada’s marijuana regulators receive $1.5 million to deal with demand (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Meet Colorado’s New Single-Issue Voters: The Cannabis Community (New York Times)


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Monday, June 25, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, June 25, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// #PermitPatty Episode Blows Up on California Cannabis Company (Leafly)

// AG Maura Healey’s ruling could slow Mass. marijuana industry (Boston Globe)

// Pennsylvania lawmakers approve bill to spur research on medical marijuana (Trib Live (AP))


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// Maine cities towns may gain control over all retail marijuana sales (Portland Press Herald)

// In Maine industrial hemp is the crop to watch (Portland Press Herald)

// Pot companies on hiring spree ahead of lucrative legal market (CBC News)

// More State Political Parties Endorse Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// Nunavut’s new official name for cannabis – ‘surrarnaqtuq’ – leaves some with bad buzz (Toronto Star)

// Utah politico asks federal court to throw out challenge to medical cannabis initiative (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Molson Coors said to be in talks with pot firms as legalization looms (BNN Bloomberg)


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Friday, June 15, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, June 15, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Senate Committee Keeps Medical Marijuana Protections In Place (Marijuana Moment)

// Fed Reserve chair: Without lawmakers’ guidance, banks can’t take cannabis money (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Massachusetts Pot Shops By July 1? Not So Fast, Says State Panel (New England Public Radio)


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!


// Maine Supreme Court: Workers’ Comp Doesn’t Cover Medical Marijuana (Marijuana.com (AP))

// Sens. Warren And Gardner On Why Marijuana Policy Should Be Left To States (WBUR)

// Tax Court Again Denies Deductions Of State-Legal Marijuana Facility (Forbes)

// TGOD to Acquire 49% of Jamaica’s Epican (New Cannabis Ventures)

// NM medical marijuana advisory board cancels meeting, struggles to fill vacancies (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Nevada opens up 84 potential recreational marijuana licenses to limited field (Marijuana Business Daily)

// The Pot Industry Is Overwhelmingly White and One Congresswoman Wants to Change That (Rolling Stone)


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Thursday, January 18, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

U.S. Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) speaks to an unseen crowd during a Suffrage parade held in Oakland.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, January 18, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Lee & Khanna Sponsor House Version of the Marijuana Justice Act (Leafly)

// Canopy Growth Raising $175 Million at $34.60 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// I’ll Defend ‘Legitimate’ Marijuana Businesses Colorado, AG Says (Colorado Public Radio)


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// State consultant finds grounds to consider race in awarding medical marijuana licenses (Baltimore Sun)

// Medical marijuana dispensaries accepting debit cards again (Turn to 10)

// Lamborn is lone ranger among Colorado delegation in supporting pot crackdown (Colorado Springs Gazette)

// Crowdfunding effort nets CA$6.2M for Canadian hemp marijuana company (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Roadside drug testing won’t be random, won’t target medical marijuana, police say (Michigan Live)

// Vt. Panel Backs Testing Drivers’ Saliva for Pot (Valley News)

// iAnthus Buys Florida Medical Cannabis Provider for $48 Million in Cash and Stock (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Tuesday, January 16, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Aphria Buys Indoor Cannabis Grower in BC Broken Coast for $230 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Sen. Elizabeth Warren plans legislation to protect states’ marijuana rights (Mass Live)

// Meet the 24-year-old Trump campaign worker appointed to help lead the government’s drug policy office (Washington Post)


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// Medical marijuana compromise hits snags over timing, moratorium (Baltimore Sun)

// New Jersey Bill Would Allow Residents to Purchase Legal Marijuana Before 2018 Ends (Civilized)

// Pennsylvania Health Department ordered to grant access to medical marijuana providers (Trib Live)

// First Cannabis Licenses Issued by Los Angeles (LA Weekly)

// Chart: Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana market set to become one of the country’s biggest (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Aphria Buys 25% of Australian Medical Cannabis Producer Althea for $2.5 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// MassRoots loses headquarters following eviction proceedings (Cannabist)


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Monday, October 23, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, October 23, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Our View: Don’t waste legislators’ solid work on pot law (Portland Press Herald)

// L.A. aims to help disadvantaged communities cash in on marijuana legalization (Los Angeles Times)

// MJ Freeway Cannabis Traceability System Delay to Disrupt Washington Industry (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Why Ohio may have to break the law to launch its medical pot program (Dayton Daily News)

// What the California Fires Mean for the Weed Industry (Rolling Stone)

// Peru Congress passes bill to legalize medical marijuana (Reuters)

// Cannabis sobriety ‘pilot’ tests now underway, says federal Health Minister (CBC News)

// SAD 61 wrestles with medical marijuana policy (Bridgeton News)

// Why Aphria Decided to Sell $80 Million of Stock (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Inside NYC’s uneven pot policy for homeless kids (NY Post)


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