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Tuesday, July 23, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Top Congressional Chairman And Presidential Candidate File Marijuana Legalization Bills (Forbes)

// Mark Kleiman, who changed the way we think about crime and drugs, has died at 68 (Vox)

// Leading Legalization Group Unveils Report On Marijuana Policy Wins In 2019 So Far (Marijuana Moment)


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// Miami Cops Can No Longer Use Just ‘Weed Odor’ as Excuse to Search Cars (Merry Jane)

// Marijuana Legalization More Popular Than Free College And $15 Minimum Wage, Poll Finds (Marijuana Moment)

// California Police Confiscate 47 Tons of Weed, Bust Hash Lab in Black Market Raid (Merry Jane)

// Dixie CEO Chuck Smith Says He Expects To Be In 8 States Very Soon (Green Market Report)

// California legislative update: Several key cannabis bills still hang in balance (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Bipartisan Senate Bill Would Give Marijuana Businesses Access To Insurance Coverage (Marijuana Moment)

// Hundreds Of Pet Owners Tell FDA That CBD Is Helping Their Furry Companions (Marijuana Moment)


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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Cannabis banking reform secures landmark US Senate panel hearing (Marijuana Business Daily)

// 235,000 Michiganders could have marijuana record cleared under new bill (Detroit Free Press)

// In California’s Cannabis War, Civil Is the New Criminal (Leafly)


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// Northern Nights Will Be the First Music Festival to Allow Legal Weed Sales (Merry Jane)

// TILT Snags $125 Million Convertible (Green Market Report)

// Health Canada Falls Behind on Licensing Micro Cultivators (Leafly)

// Enrollment increase for New Mexico medical marijuana program (Boston Globe)

// Chart: Most wholesale cultivators competing on marijuana quality (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ohio questions ownership of 2 medical-marijuana dispensary companies (Columbus Dispatch)

// Cannabis firm Arcview gets $7.7 million funding, new ownership (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Monday, July 15, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, July 15, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// FDA Says It Is Speeding Up The CBD Regulation Process (Marijuana Moment)

// Presidential Candidate And Congresswoman Speak At Panel On Ending Marijuana Prohibition (Marijuana Moment)

// Alaska regulators reject first application for on-site marijuana consumption (Anchorage Daily News)


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// CBD company now owns a big chunk of Jones Soda (KSAT 12 ABC

// Delaware medical marijuana users say they were denied jobs (San Francisco Chronicle)

// 34 cannabis plants found growing in flower beds at the Vermont Capitol (CNN)

// Cannabis company exec says Jay-Z partnership will fuel national growth (CNBC)

// Arizona police board changes rules on accepting recruits who use CBD products (Tucson.com)

// The Other CBD: Christian Book Distributors Changes Name After Cannabis Confusion (New York Times)

// Barack Obama Congratulates Former Drug War Prisoner Whose Sentence He Commuted (Marijuana Moment)


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Thursday, June 27, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, June 27, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Historic Marijuana Measures Clear First Major Congressional Hurdles As Opposition Wanes (Marijuana Moment)

// Cannabis the most widely used drug globally, UN World Drug Report says (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Democratic Presidential Candidates Talk Drug War In First 2020 Debate (Marijuana Moment)


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// New Hampshire governor vetoes bill opening state to for-profit cannabis firms (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Today’s Pickup: Hawaii’s governor says no to inter-island transport of medical cannabis (Freight Waves)

// Social equity, black market remain challenges for evolving marijuana ‘experiment’ in Mass. (Worcester Telegram)

// Weed officially not allowed at Electric Forest despite legalization law (Michigan Live)

// State reverses course, allows pot retailers to post signs at Hempfest (Seattle Times)

// State Audit Finds That Regulators Aren’t Inspecting Marijuana Kitchens (Phoenix New Times)

// Prohibition Lives: A Man Did Jail Time in a Legal State for Selling Bud 6 Years Ago (Merry Jane)


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Monday, June 24, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, June 24, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Oregon Is Now the First State That Can Export Weed (Merry Jane)

// Federal Transportation Official Says Marijuana Consumers Think They Drive Better While High (Marijuana Moment)

// Canopy Growth Sales Decline In Fourth Quarter, Misses Estimates (Green Market Report)


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// Canada Passes Bill to Expedite Pardons for Cannabis Possession (Civilized)

// Get #WeedWise: Calif. State Officials Launch Campaign To Ensure You’re Buying Pot Legally (KCAL 9 News)

// 42,000 can buy medical marijuana in Ohio; about half have done so (Columbus Dispatch)

// B.C.’s largest First Nation accuses province of conflict on cannabis licences (Vancouver Sun)

// Senate approves legislation easing penalties for underage users of marijuana (Delaware State News)

// Florida’s nursing and assisted living homes don’t do medical pot (Herald-Tribune)

// Marijuana Market Could Grow Exponentially Including CBD Beer: Report (International Business Times)


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Friday, June 21, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, June 21, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// US House OKs Plan to Block Federal Cannabis Interference (Leafly (AP))

// Mills expected to sign pot rules into law put Maine on track for retail sales next year (Portland Press Herald)

// NJ medical marijuana bill heads to Phil Murphy’s desk with changes to taxes licenses (Asbury Park Press)


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// Marijuana Decriminalization Is Expanded in N.Y. but Full Legalization Fails (New York Times)

// House Passes Amendments Stripping DEA Funding And Pushing FDA To Regulate CBD (Marijuana Moment)

// This ‘micro’-sized license is giving Mass. residents a chance to launch small marijuana businesses (Boston Globe)

// Akerna Cannabis Stock Crushes It At Nasdaq (Green Market Report)

// OLCC bars Bend marijuana company from harvesting (Bend Bulletin)

// Cory Booker Unveils Plan To Commute Sentences For Thousands Of Drug War Prisoners (Marijuana Moment)

// Cannabis sales could hit $15 billion globally this year (CNN)


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Friday, June 14, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, June 14, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// House Rejects AOC Amendment To Make It Easier To Study Psychedelic Drugs (Marijuana Moment)

// Nevada creates marijuana board & bans social use licensing for two years (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Michigan picks up pace of reviewing and awarding marijuana business licenses (Detroit Free Press)


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// Four in 10 Say CBD Oil Products Should Be Over-the-Counter (Gallup)

// Massachusetts hiring investigators to travel to and inspect marijuana businesses for up to $80K a year (Mass Live)

// Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission approves sale of New England Treatment Access marijuana company (Mass Live)


// Only 18 of 56 Ohio medical marijuana dispensaries are operational. What’s the holdup? (Cleveland.com)

// Harborside Co-Founder Steve DeAngelo Won’t Stop Until ‘Every Single Cannabis Prisoner in the World’ Is Released (Cheddar)

// Congressional Committee Approves Military Reenlistment Waivers For Marijuana Use (Marijuana Moment)

// Chart: Marijuana store density surpasses Starbucks & McDonald’s in many mature cannabis markets (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Friday, May 31, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, May 31, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// FAQ: Why the FDA Is Taking a Hard Look at CBD (Leafly)

// Alberta to license 115 new cannabis stores over next six months if supply keeps rising (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Maryland’s plan to diversify medical cannabis market attracts 160 applicants for 14 new licenses despite snags (Baltimore Sun)


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// New Jersey Senate votes to advance medical cannabis expansion bill (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Synthetic CBD Is Coming Soon, Thanks to the FDA (Merry Jane)

// Federal Court Orders DEA To ‘Promptly’ Consider Marijuana Rescheduling… Or Else (Marijuana Moment)

// Planet 13 Q1 Revenue Grows 286% to $13.8 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// This longtime cannabis investor has funded Pax and Juul, among others; here’s her approach (Tech Crunch)

// Exclusive: US retail marijuana sales on pace to rise 35% in 2019 and near $30 billion by 2023 (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ben & Jerry’s ‘Can’t Wait’ to Make CBD-Infused Ice Cream (Leafly)


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Thursday, May 23, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, May 23, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// CA Senate votes to allow banks credit unions to accept marijuana retailer deposits (Marijuana Business Daily (AP))

// Exclusive: Facebook will not allow marijuana sales on its platform (Market Watch)

// Canopy Growth Buys Global Skincare Company This Works for $74 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Seven-In-Ten Americans Want Federal Marijuana Convictions Automatically Sealed, Survey Finds (Marijuana Moment

// More than 600 people will be growing hemp this year in Michigan (Michigan Live)

// Officials direct $1.8M in weed fees for homeless services (CT Post (AP))

// Square Quietly Launches Program For CBD Cannabis Company Credit Card Processing (Forbes)

// Texas expansion of medical cannabis nears finish line after Senate approval (Texas Tribune)

// Chris Long admits to regular marijuana use during NFL career and explains how he beat tests (Reno Gazette Journal)

// Growing pot sucks up electricity and pumps out an astounding amount of carbon dioxide – it doesn’t have to (Financial Post)


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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Presses Housing Secretary About Marijuana Eviction Policies (Marijuana Moment)

// Massachusetts Senate weighs no-interest loans for marijuana businesses (Mass Live)

// Racial Arrest Disparities Got Worse After Legalization, Study Finds (Leafly)


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// Marijuana sales east of Mississippi poised to rival western markets including Colorado, California (Philadelphia Inqurier)

// CBD Can Help Curb Heroin Cravings, New Study Finds (Leafly)

// Kansas Set to Allow Low-THC Cannabis Oil Beginning July 1 (Leafly (AP))

// Chart: Comparing the price per milligram of THC in cannabis-infused products (Marijuana Business Daily)

// LA County Votes Again on Locking Out Unlicensed Cannabis Owners (NBC 4 Los Angeles)

// Marijuana control board wins broad support at Nevada Legislature (Nevada Appeal)

// Smuggling case involving ex-execs at marijuana firm Vireo will proceed, court says (Marijuana Business Daily)


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