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Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Jeff Sessions Is Steamed Over Senator’s Cannabis Blockade (Leafly)

// Trump Budget Guts Drug Czar’s Office (Marijuana Moment)

// In LA, Legal Cannabis Stores Call for Crackdown on Illegal Pop-Ups (Leafly)


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// New disclosure rules open door to fresh funding, M&As for Canadian cannabis companies in US (Marijuana Business Daily)

// How the First Month of Legal Cannabis Went in California (Merry Jane)

// Chart: More banks serving cannabis sector, but Cole Memo repeal threatens to slow progress (Marijuana Business Daily)

// No pot party for Canada’s landlords who want to limit drug’s use (Toronto Star)

// New Mexico Leaders Want to Give Opioid Patients MMJ Access (Leafly)

// Cannabis Control Commission holds final public hearing (MV Times)

// DAs Making it Easier to Clear California Cannabis Convictions (Leafly)


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Thursday, February 1, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, February 1, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// SF will wipe thousands of marijuana convictions off the books (San Francisco Gate)

// Decimated’ by oversupply Oregon’s wholesale marijuana prices drop to $50 a pound (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Maine Employers Must Ignore Off-Work Marijuana Use Cease Testing Applicants (Lexology )


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// California Cannabis Growers Are Suing the State Over Legal Loophole for Large Marijuana Farms (Merry Jane)

// Local Colorado officials lead new national coalition challenging Sessions’ Cole Memo moves (Cannabist)

// LePage agrees to delay new, more restrictive medical marijuana rules (Portland Press Herald)

// Harvest One Cannabis Closes Upsized $40.25 Million Financing (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Willie Nelson’s marijuana company raises $12 million for expansion (Marijuana Business Daily)

// California Makes Marijuana a Wellness Industry (New Yorker)

// VT lawmakers considering ‘saliva test’ ahead of marijuana legalization (News 10)


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

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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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Monday, January 8, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, January 8, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Colorado congressional members developing plan for federal marijuana protections (Cannabist)

// Canopy adds 1.7 million square feet of marijuana greenhouse space in B.C. (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Legal Recreational Adult-Use Pot Sales Finally Begin in San Francisco (KQED)


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// Aurora Cannabis to Issue $200 Million 5% Convertible Notes (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Aurora to buy 17.6% stake in organic pot grower for $55M (BNN)

// Arizona law expected to protect medical-pot users from feds (Tucson.com)

// Lawmaker’s Bill Helps Kids Prescribed Medical Marijuana (U.S. News & World Report (AP))

// Despite DOJ Move Louisiana Moving Ahead With Medical Pot (U.S. News & World Report (AP))

// Critics said this ad promoted drug use. Now the state of California has pulled it (Sacramento Bee)

// Sessions’s unwise move on marijuana may backfire (Washington Post )


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Monday, December 11, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, December 11, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// California begins accepting permit applications for the sale of recreational marijuana (Los Angeles Times)

// Vermont Will Legalize Marijuana In Early January, House Speaker Says (Marijuana Moment)

// Jeff Sessions Just Met With These Anti-Marijuana Activists (Marijuana Moment)


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// Legal cannabis consumption may triple in SF, totaling $240M in sales annually (SF Examiner)

// Canopy Growth Wins Retail Cannabis Supply Agreement with Newfoundland and Labrador (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Ontario communities can’t opt out of marijuana shops: government (CTV News)

// Prince Edward Island turns to government-run stores to sell recreational marijuana (Marijuana Business Daily)

// How will Ohio know gun owners don’t use medical pot? The honor system (Dayton Daily News)

// Mass. is tackling marijuana rules this week. Here’s what to watch for (Boston Globe)

// Marijuana Movement Dodges Sexual Harassment Consequences (High Times)


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Wednesday, December 6, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// HPD Won’t Force Marijuana Patients To Give Up Their Guns Right Away (Civil Beat)

// Recreational pot rules in San Francisco reach last hurdle (Washington Post (AP))

// Days after opening, Maryland medical marijuana dispensaries sell out of product (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Public and private stores to sell recreational pot in B.C., with 19 as the purchasing age (CBC News)

// Manitobans will be able to buy pot online, but can’t grow at home under new legislation (CBC News)

// Surgeon general: Cannabis deserves further medical research (Marijuana Business Daily)

// No Bankruptcy Aid For Marijuana Businesses, Justice Department Officials Say (Forbes)

// Colorado Certifies Four Hemp Seed Varieties (Weed News)

// Washington state halts issuing of hemp licenses, citing budget shortfall (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Oregon’s medical marijuana market changing as recreational pot businesses keep growing (Register Guard)


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Thursday, November 30, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, November 30, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Washington Report Gives Side-Eye to Homegrow Legalization (Leafly)

// Scotts Miracle-Gro Beefs Up Cannabis Industry Exposure with $72.2 Million Acquisition of Can-Filters (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Sessions hints at crackdown on recreational pot affecting California other states (Sacramento Bee)


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// San Francisco pushes forward with legal marijuana sales (Washington Post (AP))

// 66 Members Of Congress Demand Protection Of State Medical Marijuana Laws (Weed News)

// California’s High Cannabis Tax Could Doom Legalization. Here’s a Fix (Leafly)

// Cannabis mergers and acquisitions more than double as Aurora buys rivals with investor windfall (Calgary Herald)

// Massachusetts House budget writers propose giving $2.7 million to marijuana regulators (Mass Live)

// Can medical marijuana users have firearms? Police say no (Lehigh Valley Live )

// Kellyanne Conway Has Zero Experience In Drug Policy But Is Running the White House Opioid Response (Mother Jones)


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Wednesday, November 22, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Did Past Harassment Allegations Finally Catch Up To MPP’s Rob Kampia? (Leafly)

// Proposed pot regulations open door to craft growers, licensing non-violent offenders (CBC News)

// Tribe’s Marijuana Consultant Pays Fine Court Costs (U.S. News & World Report (AP))


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// Statistics Canada to add marijuana economic impact to GDP data (Nasdaq)

// State to medical marijuana company: Stop selling vape pens (Florida Politics)

// State pot commission aims to have first draft of rules set by end of Dec. (Boston Globe)

// CBD oil is illegal in Indiana says Attorney General Curtis Hill after months of confusion (Indy Star)

// Last stop for cannabis advertising on Muni buses, trains, stations, and stops (SF Gate)

// Smoke shop owner who said bongs were only for tobacco convicted of selling drug paraphernalia (Philadelphia Inquirer)

// Pot dispensary staff who camped out 27 days for 4/20 permit lost it to a guy named ‘Smokey’ (9 News NBC)


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Thursday, November 16, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, November 16, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Kentucky Secretary of State starts task force to get medical marijuana legalized (WSAZ)

// House committee rejects N.H. marijuana legalization bill (Concord Monitor)

// Medical Marijuana Weeks Away From Being Sold Legally In Texas (CBS DFW)


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// Julian Fantino who once compared weed to murder defends opening medical marijuana business (CBC Radio)

// Man says marijuana dispensary will bring ‘undesirable elements’ to the area like army vets and cancer patients (Boston Globe)

// On-site marijuana consumption decision delayed (KTUU )

// Montana health department drafts dozens of new medical marijuana rules (Missourian)

// V.A. Doesn’t Understand Marijuana Laws So Veterans Lose Access (Marijuana Moment)

// Jan. 1 Marijuana Sales Delayed as S.F. Supes Choke (San Francisco Weekly)

// Cannabis industry expected to turn out in record numbers for MJBizCon (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Wednesday, November 8, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Election results: Recreational cannabis legalization strong possibility in New Jersey + wins in Detroit (Marijuana Business Daily)

// California treasurer wants the state to study a public bank option for pot businesses (LA Times)

// Only one-third of marijuana extracts accurately labeled, researchers say (CNN)


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// Massachusetts marijuana oversight board seeks $7.5 million budget (MassLive)

// Republicans say they’ll block marijuana bill again if it isn’t overhauled (Portland Press Herald)

// Push to Legalize Recreational Pot in Illinois Takes Step Forward (NBC Chicago)

// SF supervisors offer more changes to recreational cannabis legislation (San Francisco Gate)

// Will recreational pot in Mass. kill RI’s medical marijuana program? (Providence Journal)

// Cannabis Companies Struggle To Be Charitable (CBS Denver)

// Marijuana to be sold through private stores in Manitoba (Globe and Mail)


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