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Wednesday, January 2, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is seen against a blurred city background.

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Wednesday, January 2, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New York Gov. Cuomo Pledges Marijuana Legalization In Inaugural Address (Marijuana Moment)

// Is pot the next pinot noir? Oregon may consider exporting weed to other states (Statesman Journal)

// Federal Marijuana Prosecutions Are Dropping In Era Of Legalization Chief Justice Reports (Marijuana Moment)


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// Chart: Massachusetts recreational marijuana sales soar in first month despite obstacles (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Dozens of Michigan medical marijuana shops forced to close as license deadline passes (WZZM 13 CBS)

// Global Cannabis Stocks Decline 20.3% in December (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Maine governor pardons former GOP lawmaker in old drug case (News Tribune (AP))

// Celebrating Colorado’s First Recreational Cannabis Sale Five Years Later (Leafly)

// Paiutes sell most expensive pot product to date at Las Vegas dispensary (Las Vegas Sun)

// Detroit Police Refuse to Stop Spelling ‘Marijuana’ with an H (Civilized)



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Thursday, November 29, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A cardboard box sits full of bagged up batches of marijuana.

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Thursday, November 29, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// State recommendation would bridge medical marijuana shortage (Detroit News)

// Medical marijuana dispensaries getting ready to open this weekend across Iowa (KWWL 7 NBC)

// Pete Sessions And Republicans Block Another Marijuana Amendment (Marijuana Moment)


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// Arkansas Medical Marijuana Growers Say Drug Ready By Spring 2019 (KFSM News 5 Online)

// Brazilian Lawmakers Approve Medical Marijuana Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// Draft medical marijuana law in Thailand breezes through key hurdle (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Massachusetts marijuana retail shops’ rollout going ‘mostly according to plan,’ Gov. Charlie Baker says (Mass Live)

// Sticker shock: ‘High demand’ increasing medical marijuana prices (Enid News & Eagle)

// Dixie Brands to Debut on the CSE on November 29 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// New Michigan Bills Would Help People Convicted Of Marijuana Offenses (Marijuana Moment)


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Thursday, October 4, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A High Times magazine cover with rapper and entrepreneur Snoop Dogg on the cover.

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Thursday, October 4, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// iHeartMedia Seeks to Light Up Marijuana Market With High Times Stake (Wall Street Journal)

// Virginia official apologizes for Twitter ‘joke’ about shooting protesters at Rep. Andy Harris’ office (Baltimore Sun)

// Don’t delete your dealer’s number yet, legal cannabis shortage looms (CBC News)


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// License suspension ‘stark reminder’ for Canadian marijuana companies (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canopy Growth Insiders Sell $135 Million of Stock (New Cannabis Ventures)

// MedMen Buys Arizona, Illinois Dispensaries and Closes on a Loan (Green Market Report)

// Utah Medical Marijuana Opponents Have More Money, But Supporters Have More Individual Backers (Marijuana Moment)

// Voters In Seven States Will See These Marijuana Questions On Election Day (Forbes)

// Phoenix City Council shoots down ‘ambush-style’ medical marijuana tax (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cheerleader Gave Away Pot Brownies To Win Homecoming Queen Vote: Police (Huffington Post)


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Thursday, September 27, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A rolled-up marijuana joint sits in an ashtray at some kind of gambling machine.

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Thursday, September 27, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Ontario government to allow pot smoking wherever tobacco smoking allowed (CTV News)

// Molson Coors Plans To Sell Marijuana-Infused Teas, Seltzers, And Beer (Marijuana Moment)

// House GOP Blocks Marijuana Tax Fairness Vote (Marijuana Moment)


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// Anchorage Assembly suspends cultivation license of Alaska Sense LLC (KTUU 2 CBS)

// Mayor says pot rally left an ‘appalling’ mess on Boston Common (Boston Globe)

// Justice minister defends approval of roadside pot test as some police wary (Alaska Highway News (Canadian Press))

// Estimated revenue from marijuana legalization increases to $58 million (Valley News)

// Oregano containers fool smash-and-grab thieves at Colorado Springs marijuana dispensary (Colorado Springs Gazette)

// Aurora Sky cannabis facility’s price tag soars to CA$150 million (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana Firm Canopy Files Trademark For ‘Chronic By Dre’ (Marijuana Moment)


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Wednesday, September 26, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Texas representative Pete Sessions is seen looking up from a podium.

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Wednesday, September 26, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Leading Congressional Marijuana Opponent In Danger Of Losing Seat, Polls Find (Marijuana Moment)

// High Times Buys Dope, Leafly CEO Ousted (Green Market Report)

// Youth Marijuana Use Isn’t Increasing After States Legalize, Meta-Analysis Of 55 Studies Concludes (Marijuana Moment)


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// Lt. Governor asks judge to drop lawsuit over medical marijuana ballot initiative (Fox 13 Salt Lake City)

// Seattle Court OKs Plan to Erase 542 Cannabis Convictions (Leafly)

// Missouri Has Three Legalization Measures. Two Are Very Odd (Leafly)

// Why marijuana infused businesses have experienced testing and labeling challenges in California (Marijuana Business Daily)

// New York formalizes medical cannabis as alternative to opioids; market boost seen (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Pennsylvania lawmaker introduces bill to legalize recreational marijuana (Philly Voice)

// Canadians Involved In Marijuana Industry Not Welcome In US, Feds Confirm (Marijuana Moment)


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Monday, September 24, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A Shoppers Drug Mart store sits beneath a blue sky speckeld with tall clouds.

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Monday, September 24, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Shoppers Drug Mart gets medical pot license from Health Canada (Alaska Highway News (Canadian Press))

// O’Rourke And Cruz Clash On Marijuana And Drugs At Senate Debate (Marijuana Moment)

// New Jersey Sheriff Resigns Over Racist Remarks (Daily Beast)


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// DC officials scaling back punishment for smoking pot in public (Fox 5 DC)

// Judge rules Santa Rosa girl taking medical cannabis for seizures can attend public school (Press Democrat)

// OLCC pulls Bend marijuana producer’s license (KTVZ News Channel 21)

// Former Eugene pot lab owner tied to white nationalists sued by employees (Oregon Live)

// Michigan plans online medical marijuana registration (WXYZ 7 ABC)

// Some outdoor marijuana growers finding success using all-natural ‘closed-loop’ approach (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana use is now as common among baby boomers as it is among teens federal data shows (Washington Post)


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Wednesday, September 19, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Aurora Cannabis says there is no beverage deal to announce (Global News)

// Pot Stocks Gain After Tilray Gets U.S. Approval to Import Medical Marijuana (Bloomberg)

// KushCo Holdings Reaches $51 Million in Annual Sales with $19 Million in Q4 (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Beto O’Rourke Slams Drug War And Police Killing Of Botham Jean At Dallas Event (Marijuana Moment)

// NJ legal weed bill ’98 percent’ done. The final fight is over how much to tax marijuana (NorthJersey.com)

// FAQ: Utah Proposition 2 Would Legalize Medical Marijuana (Leafly)

// Legalising medical marijuana shows no effect on crime rates in US state (The Conversation)

// California Gov. Jerry Brown Keeps Saying Mean Things About Marijuana Consumers (Marijuana Moment)

// Alberta won’t permit cannabis lounges until edible products are regulated (Calgary Herald)

// South Africa Becomes First African Country to Legalize Recreational Cannabis Use (Merry Jane)


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Tuesday, September 4, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

U.S. Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers speaks at the 2018 Conservative Political Action Conference.

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Tuesday, September 4, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// A Top House Republican Questions Jeff Sessions’s Anti-Marijuana Moves (Marijuana Moment)

// AG Healey changes decision, says towns can’t ban medical marijuana (WCVB 5 ABC)

// Backlog of Oregon marijuana license applications could take a year to process (KDRV 12 ABC)


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// NYPD lightens up on marijuana arrests (NY Daily News)

// Senators Press Trump Cabinet Members To Expand Marijuana Research (Marijuana Moment)

// Judge douses attempt by Missouri medical marijuana backer to toss competing ballot question (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

// BioTrackTHC system issues disrupt Illinois cannabis sales (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Utah Medical Marijuana Campaign Exposes Opponents’ Misleading Push Poll (Marijuana Moment)

// Health Canada spending $100M on cannabis education over 6 years (CBC News)

// Number of medical marijuana entrepreneurs higher than anticipated (Muskogee Phoenix)


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Tuesday, July 17, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Canadian marijuana companies raise record cash ahead of legalization (Marijuana Business Daily)

// The SEC says he defrauded investors. Now he’s trying to raise $12.5M to grow marijuana (Desert Sun)

// One in Fourteen People In Massachusetts Is Driving High, Says Study (Herb)


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// County Officials From Across The U.S. Push Feds To Reform Marijuana Laws (Marijuana Moment)

// It’s halfway through July. Why aren’t any recreational marijuana dispensaries open yet? (Boston.com)

// Sen. Jeff Merkley ‘Disappointed’ That Democrats Blocked His Marijuana Banking Amendment (Marijuana Moment)

// Mexico Takes Small Steps Toward Medical Marijuana Legalization (Leafly News)

// Oklahoma Attorney General to give advice to health department regarding medical marijuana challenge (KFOR News)

// Chart: Can medical marijuana programs survive in states with recreational markets? (Marijuana Business Daily)

// N.J.’s medical marijuana program to double in size as supply crisis grows (NJ.com)


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Friday, July 13, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A prescription bottle lies on its side surrounded by blue opioid pills.

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Friday, July 13, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New York Emergency Rule OKs Medical Marijuana as Opioid Alternative (Leafly)

// Democrats still haven’t figured out that legal weed is a winning issue (LA Times)

// Oregon’s medical marijuana program admits to problems (Washington Post)


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// Cheaper Cannabis Leads to Falling Revenue in Colorado Marijuana Sales (Denver Westword)

// Kush Bottles Q3 Revenue Grows 173% to $12.9 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Newly Public Green Thumb Industries Raises C$80.3 Million Selling Shares at C$11.00 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// $7 million of medical marijuana sold in Hawaii over the past 10 months (KITV 4 ABC)

// Congress Debates Marijuana Legalization And Impaired Driving (Marijuana Moment)

// Medical marijuana growth in Canada stalls as stockpiles rise (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Water for sale to help girl targeted by ‘Permit Patty’ (East Bay Times)


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