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Tuesday, December 11, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New Zealand passes laws to make medical marijuana widely available (Guardian)

// Evicted tenant welcomed back as landlord revisits medical marijuana policy (Buffalo News)

// Read: Here’s The Final 2018 Farm Bill That Will Legalize Hemp (Marijuana Moment)


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// Line still out the door three weeks after NETA’s opening day (WWLP 22 News)

// Ohio activates first 1,000 medical marijuana cards (Springfield News-Sun)

// Michigan approves 24 more medical marijuana licenses (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Nevada awards 61 more recreational marijuana dispensary licenses (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Cuomo to reveal ‘green new deal’ with marijuana on state’s 2019 agenda (Crain’s New York Business)

// Chart: Significant challenges await Iowa’s new medical cannabis program (Marijuana Business Daily)

// A Struggling Desert Town Bets Its Future on Pot (New York Times)


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Monday, December 10, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, December 10, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marlboro maker, Cronos join forces in exclusive CA$2.4 billion deal to tap global cannabis opportunities (Marijuana Business Daily)

// California releases drafts of final marijuana business regulations (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canopy Buys German Vaporizer Pioneer Storz & Bickel (Leafly)


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// Acreage inks $160 million acquisition of Oregon cannabis firm (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Medical marijuana sales in Maryland tops $96M as market booms in first year of operation (Baltimore Sun)

// Marijuana Bills Are Already Being Pre-Filed For 2019 Legislative Sessions (Marijuana Moment)

// Canadians Get Paid Way More Working In The Weed Industry Than The Average Job In Canada (Narcity)

// WHO postpones recommendation for rescheduling cannabis at UN summit (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Even without proof, CBD is finding a niche as a cure-all (NBC News)

// 78-year-old evicted from HUD housing after medical marijuana laws collide (Buffalo News)


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Wednesday, December 5, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Lawmakers Reach Compromise Over Controversial Hemp Legalization Felony Provision (Marijuana Moment)

// Nevada high court dismisses liquor firms’ adult-use cannabis distribution suit (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Shares in Canadian Cannabis Company Fall 28% Following Short-Sellers’ Report (Leafly (Canadian Press))


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// Panel that will advise Maine lawmakers on marijuana laws is taking shape (Portland Press Herald)

// Next House Agriculture Committee Chair Might Grow Hemp On His Farm (Marijuana Moment)

// Nearby Marijuana Shops Make Homes And Rentals More Valuable, Studies Show (Marijuana Moment)

// Legal marijuana becomes truly Canadian with Wiarton’s curling ‘bongspiel’ (London Free Press)

// Doctors Still Hesitant to Certify Iowa Patients for New Medical Cannabis Program (Iowa Public Radio)

// Maps show how each U.S. state enforces drug laws differently (Big Think)

// High Times Cuts $28.6 Million In Debt With Stock Conversion (Green Market Report)


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

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

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, October 29, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Md. marijuana recall: ForwardGro products ordered off the shelves, commission won’t say why (Washington Post)

// In Nevada, Legal Cannabis Added $1 Billion Impact to State Economy (Leafly)

// Quebec cannabis stores to close 3 days a week due to chronic shortages (CBC News)


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// Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Wait To Sell Products (News 6)

// Advocacy Groups Push Colorado To Make Legal Marijuana Market More Equitable (Marijuana Moment)

// Southern Illinois University to create medical marijuana certificate program, launch new research into industrial hemp (Herald & Review)

// Appetite for cannabis investments lowers after frenzied rush on pot stocks (CTV News)

// Michigan’s medical marijuana patients can now register online (WILX 10 NBC)

// Finally, A Major Airport Allows Passengers to Smoke Weed (Herb)

// Judge dismisses Oregon lawsuit aimed at overturning state marijuana legalization (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Friday, October 26, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, October 26, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Metrc, whose tracing system helps regulators track cannabis from seed to sale, just raised $50 million, including from Tiger Global (Tech Crunch)

// Cannabis Operator 4Front Raises $31 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Upstart Ohio medical cannabis firm raises CA$85 million to expand footprint (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// MedMen Generates $20.6 Million Revenue in Fiscal Q4 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// NFL Great Co-Founds New Cannabis Investment Firm With Social Justice At Its Core (Forbes)

// ‘Pure idiocy’ on marijuana pacts means Massachusetts must act: industry advocate (Mass Live)

// Gov. Herbert says there will be no ‘ideal’ medical marijuana law until Congress acts (Salt Lake Tribune)

// Defections From Beverage Alcohol May Speak To The Future For Legal Cannabis (Forbes)

// Anheuser-Busch InBev slashes dividend as beer demand slumps (CNN)

// Toronto Airport Says Cannabis Trash Cans Are Not ‘Free Weed’ Bins (Gizmodo)


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Friday, September 28, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, September 28, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Campaign to amend marijuana rules started weeks before public knew (News OK)

// NJWeedman’ wants to get arrested. Police say no lawmakers still working on legal weed (NorthJersey.com)

// The DEA Just Placed a Marijuana-Derived Drug In Schedule V (Marijuana Moment)


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// Pa. ordered to tell PennLive reporter who is reviewing medical marijuana applications (Penn Live)

// Gov. Brown Signs Bill Letting Cities Approve Marijuana Special Events (KPIX 5 CBS)

// California’s Cannabis Equity Act Just Changed the Game (Leafly)

// Cannabis-Laced Drinks Could Be a $600 Million Market in U.S. by 2022 (Bloomberg)

// Multistate medical marijuana operators tapped for Virginia’s CBD program (Marijuana Business Daily)

// MedMen Equity Offering Increased to $86 Million as Underwriters Exercise Option (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Boston firm hired to score 203 Arkansas medical marijuana dispensary applications (Talk Business & Politics)


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Monday, September 17, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, September 17, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

Note: Apologies- we are not producing a podcast today. Instead, we’re running an episode of the Green Rush Podcast featuring Alan Brochstein of New Cannabis Ventures.

 


// Lawmaker Presses Trump Official On Banning Canadians From US For Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)

// Congressional Black And Hispanic Caucuses Focus On Marijuana Reform At Events (Marijuana Moment)

// Canadian Police Could Be Allowed To Consume Cannabis During Off-Hours (Civilized)


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// Ohio to strip license from medical cannabis grower (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Chart: Alaska’s recreational cannabis market strong, but seasonal sales swings a challenge for MJ businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// We charge way too much’: Why Nevada’s pot prices are expected to drop (Las Vegas Sun)

// ‘Stop persecuting marijuana,’ ex-lawmaker says after acquittal on pot charge (WZZM 13 ABC)

// Vermont’s ‘Drug Recognition Experts’ Are Met With Skepticism (Valley News)

// Longtime head of California cannabis growers group steps down to head new MJ venture (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana Opponent Compares Legalization To Deadly Hurricane Florence (Marijuana Moment)


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Thursday, September 13, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, September 13, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Manhattan DA’s office drops more than 3,000 open marijuana cases (Reuters)

// WDIV/Detroit News poll: Michigan voters poised to approve recreational marijuana proposal (Click on Detroit)

// Anheuser Busch scion launches Colorado marijuana company (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Recreational use of marijuana violates Mormon Word of Wisdom, church leaders say, regardless of legality (Salt Lake Tribune)

// Hemp CBD Market to More Than Double by 2022 (Green Market Report)

// Ability to take medical marijuana to school life changing for 4th grader (KDVR)

// Cannabis stocks are flying so high that even some in the industry are getting nervous (Financial Post)

// A year after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico’s medical marijuana program back on track (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Pharma giant Bayer on cannabis: No decision ‘until we fully understand market’ (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Puff Puff Pass Play: Stoner Gamer League Elevates Video Games (Marijuana.com)


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Monday, September 10, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, September 10, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// District Attorneys Dismantle Legacy of Tough Marijuana Enforcement (NY Times)

// Canadian military to severely curtail use of recreational marijuana (CBC News)

// Marijuana use among baby boomers doubled in a decade, study shows (KOAA News 5 NBC)


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// Air Force says it’s not investigating Elon Musk for smoking pot (The Hill)

// Cash tax payment penalty lifted from cannabis industry (Lake Country News)

// ‘Real nonsense’: Why are Alaska marijuana buyers obsessed with high potency? (Alaska Daily News)

// Congress Will Pass Legalization Bills Next Year, Lawmakers Say (Leafly)

// MedMen Closes $53 Million Florida Acquisition (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Lab equipment giant Thermo Fisher makes a quiet bet on the Canadian cannabis industry (Financial Post)

// Did Barack Obama Smoke Marijuana At Disneyland? (Marijuana Moment)


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