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

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

// New Study Finds Marijuana Component CBD Makes Glaucoma Worse (Forbes)

// Pennsylvania Issues 23 Additional Medical Cannabis Dispensary Permits (New Cannabis Ventures)

// RBC Capital Markets to start doing deals for cannabis companies, but will be ‘selective’ (London Free Press)



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// Arkansas delays licensing of medical marijuana dispensaries (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Maryland marijuana grower ForwardGro ordered to pay fine for using banned pesticides on cannabis crops (Baltimore Sun)

// Marijuana States Rights Amendment Blocked, But Cory Gardner Will Be Back (Roll Call)

// How Florida’s $250M medical cannabis market could open up to new businesses in 2019 (Marijuana Business Daily)

// U.S. cannabis companies set to steal Canada’s thunder in 2019 (Financial Post)

// Lawmakers In Two States Pre-File Bills To Allow Medical Marijuana At Schools (Marijuana Moment)

// Buy Weed With Cash To Protect Your Privacy: Watchdog (Huffington Post Canada)



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Wednesday, December 12, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Is a Tobacco Giant Trying to Take Over the Vape Pen Market? (Leafly)

// Salem marijuana retail store won’t take walk-ins, says they’re cash-only (MassLive)

// Senate Votes To Send Hemp Legalization To President Trump’s Desk (Marijuana Moment)


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// UK Lawmakers Reject Marijuana Legalization In House Of Commons Vote (Marijuana Moment)

// Boston councilors consider whether marijuana, liquor stores should be banned near addiction treatment centers (Boston.com)

// BDS Analytics Launches Industry’s First Cannabis Retail Price Index, Cannabis Consumer Sales Report (Cision PRNewswire)

// House OKs killing required arrest records for medical pot owners (Detroit News)

// Scientists search for marijuana’s holy grail – consistent highs (NBC News)

// Small cannabis growers find roadblocks on path to microcultivation licenses (Montreal Gazette)

// For Big Tobacco and Brewers, Grass Is Greener (New York Times)


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Monday, December 3, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, December 3, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Utah Lawmakers To Debate Medical Marijuana In Monday Special Session (Marijuana Moment)

// Legalizing marijuana was supposed to slow illegal activity in California. It hasn’t (Press-Telegram)

// ‘Christmas is coming early’: Canada’s draft rules for marijuana edibles expected in coming weeks (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Final California marijuana industry rules may not be made public until January (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Boulder County Makes Move To Cancel Past Marijuana Convictions (Colorado Public Radio)

// Former Sweet Leaf Executives Land in Denver Jail for Looping Scandal (Denver Westword)

// How Ancient Viruses Gave Us Marijuana As We Know It Today (Marijuana Moment)

// Statistics Canada says sewer water shows Haligonians use most cannabis in all of Canada (Global News)

// Customers line up for opening of MedPharm, the Des Moines metro’s first medical marijuana dispensary (Des Moines Register)

// Boston Mayor Says City Will Get Its First Recreational Cannabis Dispensary ‘in a Few Months’ (Civilized)


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Wednesday, November 21, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Joe Kennedy III calls for legalizing marijuana at the federal level (The Hill)

// Canadian cannabis investor gets lifetime U.S. entry ban as conference goers face scrutiny at border (Financial Post)

// Canada’s Grand Cannabis Experiment Has Set Scientists Free (New York Times)


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// Oregon recreational cannabis sales soar as prices continue to drop (Marijuana Business Daily (AP))

// Three Incoming House Committee Chairs Call For Marijuana Reform In Next Congress (Marijuana Moment)

// Legal weed: 40 percent of Canadian cannabis users admit to driving stoned (Newsweek)

// Report: Oregon needs a separate state agency for legal pot (CT Report (AP))

// Cannabis Media Summit To Spotlight Journalism For An Emerging Industry (Green Market Report)

// Harborside Closes $26M USD Series B Financing Round (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Massachusetts Cannabis Stores Open: Leafly’s Live Coverage (Leafly)


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Monday, November 5, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, November 5, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Judge rules New Mexico’s medical marijuana plant limit is arbitrary (Marijuana Business Daily)

// First Massachusetts retail marijuana shop could open in ‘next week or two,’ Cannabis Commission chairman says (Mass Live)

// Mexico’s Ruling Party Plans Legislation To Legalize Marijuana Sales (Marijuana Moment)


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// Postmedia cancels print deliveries to schools due to cannabis advertisements (Toronto Star)

// Lobster Festival Apologizes to Dethroned Pageant Winner (NECN)

// Conor McGregor Says Mike Tyson’s Marijuana is ‘Really Nice’ (Sputnik News)

// Registered medical marijuana patients dropping fast in Oregon (Oregon Live)

// Southington senior center reverses policy on rides to medical marijuana facilities (My Record Journal)

// Data show that when US voters legalize weed, they hurt Mexican cartels (Quartz)

// How Biosynthesis of Cannabinoids Could Impact the Cannabis Industry (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Wednesday, August 15, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// A 5-year-old and her cannabis can go to public kindergarten, California judge rules (Sacramento Bee)

// Garbage from Washington state’s booming pot industry clogs gutters, sewers, and landfills (Washington Post)

// Investor Scraps $8.3M Marijuana Deal With Businessman Linked To Investigation (Maine Public)


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// Pennsylvania cracks down on dispensary for selling cannabis for $1 a gram (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana is not really legal in California if residents don’t have a reasonable way to buy it (Los Angeles Times)

// Scientists Discover You Can Use Espresso Machines To Make Marijuana Extracts (Marijuana Moment)

// Anti-Marijuana Group Wants Campaign Finance Transparency, Kind Of (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana Emerges As Key Issue In Nevada U.S. Senate Race (Marijuana Moment)

// Maryland Bank Continues to Aggressively Bank Cannabis Industry (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Regulatory delay holds up Louisiana’s medical cannabis program (Marijuana Business Daily)


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

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Monday, April 30, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// LePage vetoes bill to launch recreational marijuana marketplace (Portland Press Herald)

// As Denver Post Guts Cannabist, Former Editor Ricardo Baca May Buy It (Marijuana Moment)

// Seattle Moves to Wipe Out 2 Decades Of Marijuana Possession Convictions (Fortune)


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// Is Michael Cohen Trump’s Lawyer Investing In Marijuana? (Fresh Toast)

// At 89, legendary psychiatrist and marijuana advocate still wonders about Harvard professorship (Boston Globe)

// 5 Contentious Items in BC’s New Cannabis Legislation (Leafly)

// Michigan’s Cannabis Power Base Influences State Politics (Weed News)

// Walters: Effort to Revive Full Cannabis Legalization Flames Out (Seven Days)

// So far California has 6,000 licensed cannabis businesses. Here’s what that looks like (Orange County Register)

// NFL player makes medical marijuana history: ‘I have a life to live’ (CNN)


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Friday, February 9, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, February 9, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Washington Regulators: ‘Security Incident’ Caused Cannabis-Tracking Woes (Leafly)

// Baker’s comment on Cannabis Control Commission triggers backlash (Salem News)

// Seattle moves to wipe away old pot possession convictions (Capitol Hill Seattle Blog)


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// Publicly-Traded Global Tobacco Company Bets on Cannabis (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Hawaii May Allow Tourists To Buy Medical Marijuana (Civil Beat)

// Bernie Sanders Launches Marijuana Petition (Marijuana Moment)

// Cannabis Crackdown? Marijuana ‘Gifting’ Events Draw The Attention Of D.C. Authorities (WAMU)

// LA pot shop serves 23606 people in first month of legalization (Mashable)

// Why Is it So Hard to Study Pot? (Rolling Stone)

// Trump Pressured Netanyahu to Stop Israeli Cannabis Exports, Reports Say (Leafly)


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Friday, January 5, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, January 5, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Lawmakers React To Sessions Anti-Marijuana Move (Marijuana Moment)

// Vt. House gives marijuana bill a clear path to governor’s desk (The Hill)

// Pennsylvania Gives Approval to First Medical Pot Dispensary (U.S. News & World Report (AP))


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// Following shift in federal policy, Alaska Marijuana Control Board Chair resigns (KTUU 2 NBC)

// Maine accepting applications for industrial hemp licenses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Oklahoma Governor Sets June Election for Medical Marijuana (U.S. News & World Report (AP))

// Pot Stocks Plunge on Report U.S. to Rescind Expansion Policy (Bloomberg)

// Aurora Nordic Cannabis Denmark Facility Targets 120 Million Grams Annual Production (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Rebecca Johnson says legalizing medical marijuana will stop Kentucky’s opioid crisis (Louisville Courier-Journal)

// As Vets Demand Cannabis for PTSD, Science Races to Unlock Its Secrets (Scientific American)


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Friday, November 17, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, November 17, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Here are the rules for legal marijuana in California once law goes into effect Jan. 1 (OC Register)

// Quebec unveils zero-tolerance marijuana plan: No home-grown cannabis allowed (Globe and Mail)

// National Cannabis Industry Association Joins Michigan’s Marijuana Legalization Campaign (Weed News)


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// Bank’s refusal to process online payments slows marijuana ID cards (My Palm Beach Post)

// Canadian companies aim to create medical cannabis powerhouse in Latin America (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Senators Debate Marijuana Use By Judges (Marijuana Moment)

// The truth behind the ‘first marijuana overdose death’ (Washington Post)

// Aurora Cannabis Gets $100 Million From Canaccord Genuity (Green Market Report)

// NEW REPORT: Marijuana Stores as Profitable as Starbucks (Marijuana Industry News)

// Steep Hill Ventures to Focus on Funding Early Stage Cannabis Companies (New Cannabis Ventures)


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