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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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Friday, September 7, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, September 7, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New Jersey Mayors Demand Social Equity In Marijuana Legalization Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// Massachusetts marijuana retailers could get final go-ahead this month (Mass Live)

// Another bank closed Nikki Fried’s campaign account because of medical marijuana (Tampa Bay Times)


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// SEC sues cannabis investment fund, warns investors about MJ industry ‘scam artists’ (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Maryland’s medical cannabis program technically bans food products – yet sells plenty of edible items (Baltimore Sun)

// CBD for CTE is Transforming How Pro-Athletes Recover From Traumatic Brain Injury (Herb)

// MedMen to Sell $75 Million of Units at $5.50 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Aphria fully exits U.S. cannabis market as it waits for federal laws to change (Toronto Star)

// Pot pamphlets found in 4-H Club youth bags at Colorado State Fair (KDVR Fox 31)

// Doctor Loses Medical License For Legally Treating Her Menstrual Cramps With Cannabis (Herb)


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Thursday, August 30, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, August 30, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Inside The Trump Administration’s Secret War On Weed (Buzz Feed)

// Valued at $4.8 billion, cannabis firm Tilray posts $10 million in sales (Financial Post)

// MedMen Recruits former Los Angeles Mayor to Board (Marijuana.com)


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// New Jersey AG Gurbir Grewal urges more ‘discretion’ in pot possession cases (Trentonian)

// Marijuana convictions go up in smoke with new Delaware record-expungement law (Courier Express)

// New Zealand grants first medical cannabis business license (Marijuana Business Daily)

// California and Feds Agree: No Pot Grows on Public Lands (Courthouse News)

// Human Trafficking in Humboldt Still Hides Among the Cannabis Farms (Herb)

// Connecticut adds eight conditions to medical marijuana treatment list (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis consultant Deepak Anand rips claim by weed-beverage startup about exporting its beer to Europe (Georgia Straight)


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Monday, August 27, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, August 27, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// OMMA receives 996 patient applications on the first day of medical marijuana licensing requests (KFOR News 4)

// Medical marijuana sales in Pa. halted again by software crash (Philadelphia Inquirer)

// Denver awards second cannabis social-use license (Marijuana Business Daily)


These headlines are brought to you today by our friends over at McCabe Law of Portland, Maine. McCabe Law provides cannabis legal services to the medical marijuana, adult-use marijuana, and hemp industries in Maine and nationally. Their services include licensing, business formations, real estate transactions, investment, compliance, risk management, strategic decision-making, and local and state government relations.


// State law allows local bans on medical marijuana facilities, state AG says (Telegram)

// The LDS Church’s opposition to Proposition 2 pits it against a tough foe: faithful members who already use medical marijuana (Salt Lake Tribune)

// Constellation Brands and Molson Coors are in. Now the cannabis world is wondering who’s next (Financial Post)

// Fearing a Leak Into the Black Market, Oregon Suddenly Caps How Much Weed Medical Cardholders Can Buy Each Day (Willamette Week)

// Gov. Bruce Rauner signs bill legalizing industrial hemp (Chicago Sun Times)

// Burners are stopping at Nevada’s pot shops, taking the risk (Reno Gazette Journal)

// A Crippled 76-Year-Old Is Rotting in Prison for a Decades-Old Weed Charge (Vice)


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Wednesday, August 22, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Massachusetts may get a step closer to retail marijuana shops so ‘you all can chill’ top regulator says (Mass Live)

// Amid Primary Challenge, Democrat Senator Now Supports Marijuana Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// How Federal Housing Policy Excludes Poor People From Legal Pot (Rolling Stone)


Check out the 2017 State of Cannabis Data Report from our friends over at Eaze! They first aggregated and anonymized the sales data flowing through their online sales platform (an order every ten seconds in 2017!) before they pulled out all sorts of useful bits of wisdom and information for you and other industry professionals. Pop over and check out this must-read resource!


// Louisiana regulators weigh raising marijuana patient limit (Miami Herald)

// Teen Marijuana Use Is Down In California Following Legalization, State-Funded Study Shows (Marijuana Moment)

// Pennsylvania Lawmaker Launches Online Petition To Promote Marijuana Legalization Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// TGOD to Invest $35 Million to Acquire and Expand European CBD Company HemPoland (New Cannabis Ventures)

// New Mexico revokes license of medical cannabis company (Marijuana Business Daily (AP))

// How Sweet Leaf’s Success Story Went Up in Smoke (Denver Westword)

// Latest financials raise new questions about future of marijuana tech firm MassRoots (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Tuesday, July 31, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Georgia’s High Court Removes Marijuana Possession Penalties (Marijuana Moment)

// Federal government set to approve first device for testing drivers’ saliva for cannabis (National Post)

// Massachusetts marijuana regulator Shaleen Title on the industry’s slow rollout and what comes next (Boston.com)


Today’s headlines are brought to you by our friends over at Eaze.com, California’s top one stop website for legal marijuana delivery. If you live in the golden state, swing over to Eaze.com to see if they are active in your area. With deliveries taking place in less than an hour, it’s never been easier to get legal California marijuana delivery. And of course, if you don’t live where Eaze delivers, you can still benefit from all the useful bits of industry insight and analysis they’ve developed using their properly aggregate and anonymized sales data stream.


// Pa. lawmaker to introduce bill to legalize marijuana (ABC 27)

// Scythian Biosciences to Enter Florida Medical Cannabis Market with C$136.5 Million Acquisition (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Police Say Colorado’s Black Market is Run by Mexican Cartels, But They Have Little Proof (Herb)

// Chart: Wholesale marijuana prices on the upswing in Nevada amid growing demand (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Financial hurdles stymie diversity in Massachusetts recreational cannabis industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// 80 days from marijuana legalization, retail rollout is still hazy (Financial Post)

// Cannabis Farmers Will Qualify For Some Federal Funding (Forbes)


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

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, July 30, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Oklahoma regulators move to drop controversial medical cannabis rules (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ontario to Revamp Cannabis Regs, Allow Private Retailers (Leafly)

// Christian Bax quits as state’s top medical marijuana regulator (Florida Politics)


Today’s headlines are brought to you by our friends over at Eaze.com, California’s top one stop website for legal marijuana delivery. If you live in the golden state, swing over to Eaze.com to see if they are active in your area. With deliveries taking place in less than an hour, it’s never been easier to get legal California marijuana delivery. And of course, if you don’t live where Eaze delivers, you can still benefit from all the useful bits of industry insight and analysis they’ve developed using their properly aggregate and anonymized sales data stream.


// First tests are in, and 1 in 5 marijuana samples in California isn’t making grade (OC Register)

// Employment Rights For Marijuana Consumers Would Be Protected Under New Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// These 20 people are going to help figure out what to do with weed cases in N.J. (NJ.com)

// R.I. dispensaries begin selling to out-of-state customers (Providence Journal)

// Nevada marijuana dispensary owner says best customers skew older (Las Vegas Sun)

// Records show marijuana charges convictions fall more heavily on black Virginians (Daily Press)

// Black Lawmakers: Marijuana Decrim Is ‘Must-Do’ In First 100 Days of Democratic Congress (Marijuana Moment)


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