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Wednesday, April 11, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Maine House Passes New Attempt At Rules For Retail Marijuana Market (Maine Public)

// Mormon Church Opposes Utah Medical Marijuana Initiative (U.S. News & World Report (AP))

// We Don’t Have The Resources To Police Marijuana Dispensaries,’ Sessions Allegedly Admits To Colorado Governor (Civilized)


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// California reminds marijuana firms temporary licenses set to expire (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Forget the Emerald Triangle. The Central Coast is becoming California’s weed hotspot (Sacramento Bee)

// New rules have Montana marijuana providers testing, labeling (Bozeman Daily Chronicle (AP))

// Massachusetts Is The New Testbed For Cannabis Legalization (Forbes)

// Tour de Dank: Man Bikes 19,000 Miles While Vaping to Disprove Lazy Stoner Myth (Merry Jane)

// Cannabis Delivery Fraudsters Are Popping Up All Over Las Vegas (Leafly)

// Feds Don’t Properly Clean Up After Marijuana Raids, Report Finds (Marijuana Moment)


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Tuesday, March 27, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// With Growers in the Shadows, California Faces Cannabis Shortage (Leafly)

// California’s marijuana edibles makers are going extinct (Green State)

// Legal Pot Is Notoriously White. Oakland Is Changing That. (Politico)


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// Nevada marijuana sales down in January, still ahead of projections (Cannabist (AP))

// After emotional debate, medical marijuana rejected by Kansas House. But not by much (Kansas City Star)

// Advocates Say Dormant Medical Dispensaries Shouldn’t Get First Shot At Recreational Licenses (WBUR)

// Federally legal hemp, a fruitful endeavor in Colorado, gets jolt from Republican Mitch McConnell (Cannabist)

// Solving the Dutch Pot Paradox: Legal to Buy but Not to Grow (New York Times)

// In the murky world of D.C. marijuana law, pop-up markets thrive (Washington Post)

// Sh*tstorm After Study Finds No Causal Link Between Marijuana, Homelessness (Denver Westword)


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Monday, March 19, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, March 19, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// GOP & Dems Team Up To Shield State Marijuana Laws From Jeff Sessions (Marijuana Moment)

// Experimental pot lab sprouting cannabis-infused drinks, new edibles (National Post)

// Pot shops face bans in most of Mass. (Boston Globe)


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// Virtually all’ alcohol firms eyeing cannabis: Q&A with ex-Coors exec & new Sundial CEO (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Oakland Embraces Marijuana Sales. Compton Bans Them. How Is Justice Best Served? (New York Times)

// Outlaw weed comes into the light (Washington Post)

// Michigan officials shutter 40 medical marijuana businesses across state (Detroit Free Press)

// Why predictions of a marijuana shortage in Canada are just smoke and mirrors (Cantech Letter)

// Tilray to Partner with Novartis Division Sandoz to Develop Medical Cannabis Products (New Cannabis Ventures)

// West Virginia U.S. attorney vows to ‘aggressively’ enforce federal marijuana laws (Herb)


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

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, March 9, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Senate Could Vote To Let Marijuana Businesses Use Banks This Week (Forbes)

// Legislature slashing Health Dep’t pay because of medical marijuana delays (Florida Politics)

// To Encourage Minority Ownership, Maryland House Votes to Expand Grow Licenses (Marijuana.com (AP))


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// Israel’s parliament unanimously votes to progress cannabis decriminalisation (Independent)

// Canadian Company Acquires Arizona Medical Marijuana Company For $15M (KJZZ)

// North Carolina agriculture chief blasts DEA over hemp confusion (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Skeptical of LED lights, marijuana growers decry lighting efficiency rule (Boston Globe)

// NCIA trying to unify state marijuana trade associations, but is competition on the horizon? (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Small marijuana firms are being ‘locked out’ of Canada’s industry, lawmaker charges (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Wholesale cannabis prices tumbled in 2017 – and they have yet to hit rock bottom (Cannabist)


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Wednesday, March 7, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// In another step towards opening retail marijuana shops, Massachusetts regulators sign off on rules for pot industry (Mass Live)

// The New Politics Of Marijuana Are Emerging In Illinois (Marijuana Moment)

// Pa. governor’s panel recommends sale of smokable marijuana (Philadelphia Inquirer)


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// Sonoma DA To Clear Nearly 3,000 Marijuana-Related Convictions (CBS SF Bay Area)

// Canopy Growth Potential Acquirer of Spanish Pharmaceutical Company Alcaliber (New Cannabis Ventures )

// Founder of Green Man Cannabis plans massive Colorado expansion (Summit Daily)

// Board Wants More Testimony Before Vote on Allowing Medical Marijuana for Opiate Withdrawal (NBC Connecticut)

// Georgia to federal government: ease legal restrictions on marijuana study (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

// Idaho Senate vacates vote that killed CBD legalization bill for open meeting law violation (Cannabist (AP))

// Man arrested after criticizing Etowah sheriff released from jail, to attend drug court (AL.com)


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Wednesday, February 28, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Five companies picked to grow medical cannabis in Arkansas (Marijuana Business Daily)

// N.J. to decide if weed should be taken off list of most dangerous drugs (NJ.com)

// With Recreational Pot Coming, Cannabis Panel Sets Policy To Ensure Supply For Medical Patients (WBUR )


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// Canada Seems Ready to Break Three International Treaties to Legalize Cannabis (Leafly)

// Bill licensing marijuana ‘tasting rooms’ introduced in Colorado legislature (Cannabist)

// Bill expanding medical marijuana licenses advances (Delmarva Now)

// Oakland Searches for ‘Sweet Spot’ with Cannabis Tax Rates (East Bay Express)

// U.S. Territories Could Legalize Marijuana Soon (Marijuana Moment)

// TV Anchor Discloses Medical Marijuana Involvement In Emotional On-Air Statement (Marijuana Moment)

// Man arrested on six charges four days after publicly criticizing Etowah County sheriff (AL.com)


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Tuesday, February 27, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana regulators strike licensing compromise (Boston Globe)

// Denver approves first social marijuana license, allowing vaping and edibles in Lincoln Park coffee shop (Denver Post)

// Chart: Canada fueling explosive growth in global marijuana industry funding (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Federal Judge Dismisses Marijuana Lawsuit (Marijuana Moment)

// NYPD under fire for massive racial gap in city’s marijuana arrest (New York Daily News)

// California Democrats Reaffirm Commitment To Legal Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)

// Cannabis Candidate’ calls for legalizing marijuana, joint in hand (Chicago Sun Times)

// Sorry, Jeff Sessions – Governors Are Moving Ahead with Pot (Rolling Stone)

// Worldwide Spending On Legal Cannabis Will Reach $57 Billion By 2027 According To New Report (Weed News)

// Washington state’s fledgling hemp program gets lifeline from legislators (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Monday, February 26, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, February 26, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Wants Death Penalty For Drug Dealers, Report Says (Marijuana Moment)

// Maine’s pot legalization committee reaches agreement on rewrite of voter-approved law (Portland Press Herald)

// Chief Massachusetts marijuana regulator says decisions coming on pot cafes, yoga studios, and home delivery (Mass Live)


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// Compared with Colorado, state’s marijuana tax revenue nearly triple in first 6 months (News 3 Las Vegas NBC)

// Listen: Colorado governor says DOJ wants to ‘sow doubt’ on marijuana (The Hill)

// Senate approves SB1420: Medical pot must be tested for mold, bacteria (AZ Daily Sun)

// Will a lack of power kill Coachella’s dream of cannabis cultivation? (Desert Sun)

// LA’s ‘Pot Czar’ Cares Who Cashes in on Legal Weed (Vice)

// Study: Marijuana use in Canada doubled in 30-year span (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Senator Calls Out Big Pharma For Opposing Legal Marijuana (Forbes)


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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, November 13, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, November 13, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Proposed Medical Marijuana Tax Angers Patients (Huffington Post)

// Cuomo signs bill expanding medical marijuana to PTSD patients (WBFO)

// Bill Could Boost Minorities’ Stake as Medical Cannabis Nears (U.S. News & World Report (AP))


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// Government still can’t say when legal pot goes on sale in Canada (CBC News)

// Alberta to hand marijuana sales to private sector (Marijuana Business Daily)

// More than half of Colorado marijuana users think it’s OK to drive high, CDOT says. Changing that could be an uphill battle (Summit Daily)

// New Report Highlights Alarming Racial Disparities In Buffalo’s Marijuana Arrests (Weed News)

// Wisconsin hemp law advances to governor’s desk (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Las Vegas gets a marijuana drive-thru touted as first of its kind in the country (Las Vegas Sun)

// The Cannabis Industry Has Had Explosive Growth in Business Expos and It Isn’t Slowing Down (Entrepreneur)


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