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

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

// Legalization On The Ballot: Live Marijuana Election Results (Marijuana Moment)

// Key Mexican Senator Introduces Bill To Legalize Marijuana Sales (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana Ballot Initiative Campaigns Raised $12.9 Million, Final Pre-Election Numbers Show (Marijuana Moment)


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// Only 5 of 51 recreational cannabis stores open in Saskatchewan three weeks after legalization (CBC News)

// MJ Freeway Misses Software Release Deadline in Washington (Cannabis Business Times)

// Postmedia invests in U.S. digital cannabis media company (The Growth Op)

// High Times Extends Its Offering To End Of November (Green Market Report)

// Cannabis Accessories Store Scrutinized for Using the Word ‘Cannabis’ (Leafly)

// Missouri Just Legalized Medical Marijuana. What’s Next? (Leafly)

// Despite Challenges Denver Still Leading the Conversation About Social Pot Use (Denver Westword)


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Monday, October 22, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, October 22, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Days Into Legalization, Canada Is Already Running out of Cannabis (Leafly (Canadian Press))

// Gov. Scott appeals major medical marijuana ruling (WPBF 25 ABC)

// Mexican Government Officials Visit Canada To Learn About Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment)


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// Canadian Lawmaker Vapes Marijuana And Doesn’t Care What Anyone Thinks (Marijuana Moment)

// Indiana lawmakers are considering medical marijuana. One legislator said he tried it. (Indianapolis Star)

// Flying High: Aboard Canada’s First Cross-Country Flight With Cannabis (Leafly)

// Pot at a pub? Colorado agencies tell Denver they’re not budging on indoor marijuana smoking (Denver Post)

// Alcohol and Cannabis Have Created More Oregon Jobs Than Tech in the Past Decade (Willamette Week)

// California drops ‘bombs’ in updated draft of permanent rules for cannabis businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Massachusetts: Vendors Identified For Cannabis Control Commission’s Social Equity Program (Weed News)


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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// It will likely be a ‘matter of years’ until cannabis cafes open in Massachusetts (Boston.com)

// Pennsylvania Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Decriminalization Bill In Committee Vote (Marijuana Moment)

// State places ‘administrative hold’ on Anne Arundel cannabis grower’s products (Baltimore Fishbowl)


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// No ‘spooktacular’ weed show. Cannabis Cup has ghosted Sacramento at the last minute (Sacramento Bee)

// Tilray Uses Stock to Acquire Chilean Distribution Partner (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Walmart Canada Explores Selling Cannabis-Infused Products (Forbes)

// MA marijuana business to use medical inventory to support recreational sales (Marijuana Business Daily)

// New legislation could boost New Jersey’s medical cannabis patient population (Marijuana Business Daily)

// The Marijuana Election Has Already Begun. No Need To Wait Until November 6 To Vote On Cannabis (Marijuana Moment)

// Nevada pot sales start new fiscal year with monthly record (Western Mass News (AP))


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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)


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// 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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Monday, June 4, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, June 4, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Michigan Republicans could vote to legalize recreational marijuana next week (Michigan Live)

// Youth Support For Marijuana Legalization At All-Time High (Marijuana Moment)

// Illinois Lawmakers Pass Major Improvement To Medical Cannabis Program (Weed News)


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// Maine AG orders vape tent closed at medical marijuana trade show (Portland Press Herald)

// At 23, student entrepreneur has won 1 of 7 permits for Saskatoon cannabis retail stores (CBC News)

// Ankerfelt: Moving the dialog forward on marijuana in Alaska (KCAW)

// Vanguard Mutual Fund Surprisingly Owns $47 Million of Cannabis Stocks (New Cannabis Ventures)

// A Marijuana.com Exclusive Interview With Antonio Villaraigosa (Marijuana.com)

// Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Advocates Confident About This Month’s Ballot Vote (Marijuana Moment)

// NCIA Adds 3 New Members to its Board of Directors (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Friday, May 4, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, May 4, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Colorado lawmakers approve bill for cannabis tasting rooms (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabist’ Founder Submits Bid to Buy the Franchise From the Denver Post (Leafly)

// Caesars dropping pre-employment marijuana testing (KTNV 13 ABC)


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// Poll: NY voters favor legalizing marijuana by almost 2-to-1 margin (Syracuse)

// Gov. Murphy admits to trying marijuana ‘once or twice’ (New Jersey 12 News)

// StatsCannabis: Canadians keep puff, puff, passing along how much they pay for pot (CTV News)

// NH Senate votes to study legislation allowing medical marijuana patients to grow own (WMUR)

// Toker Travels: How To Buy Marijuana Legally In Jamaica (Forbes)

// MJ Freeway: US cannabis retailers saw record 4/20 sales, firm gets new CEO (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Hired canvassers seek to persuade voters to take their name off Utah’s medical marijuana ballot initiative (Salt Lake Tribune)


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Friday, April 20, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, April 20, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Bernie Sanders Backs Bill To Punish States With Harsh Marijuana Laws (Forbes)

// Schumer backs federal effort to decriminalize marijuana (Washington Post)

// How legalized pot could ruin a famous pot convention (Washington Post)


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// Cannabis 4/20 Celebration Sales Could Top $1 Billion This Year Says LeafLink (Green Market Report)

// Majority of N.J. residents want legal weed: Here’s what a new poll found (NJ.com)

// OH lawmakers at odds over bill calling for medical marijuana program audit (WDTN 2 News)

// Cannabis industry not king in Colorado economy: new report (Cannabist )

// Supreme Court of Canada Decision Could Affect Cannabis Sales (Leafly)

// Why the price of pot is dropping across Alaska (Anchorage Daily News)

// MassRoots Loses $44 Million In 2017 CEO Gets $190659 Bonus (Green Market Report)


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Monday, April 9, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, April 9, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Autism for MMJ Bill Passes Committee, Acute Pain Doesn’t (Denver Westword)

// Congressman Wants To Show Fox News Host ‘Awesome’ California Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)

// Alaska delays discussion on onsite recreational cannabis use (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Massachusetts Border Towns Plan To Cash In Out-Of-State Cannabis Shoppers (Civilized)

// Cronos Group Closes $100 Million Capital Raise (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Number of marijuana growers paying Alaska taxes tripled in the past year (Anchorage Daily News)

// SC Voters Should Get a Say on Medical Marijuana, Fmr. US Attorney Says (WLTX 19 CBS)

// Medical marijuana could expand to leaf form in Pennsylvania (Trib Live)

// DC cannabis activist moves to Md. to vote congressman out of office (WTOP)

// With marijuana legalization on the horizon, Michigan’s ‘Hash Bash’ becomes a call to action (Detroit Free Press)


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

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

// Illinois Voters Approve Marijuana Legalization Ballot Measure (Forbes)

// Canada’s marijuana packaging rules blasted as ‘unscientific,’ ‘fearmongering’ (Marijuana Business Daily)

// More Than 30 Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Now Open (U.S. News & World Report (AP))


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// Dispensary Tasting Room Bill Advances in House (Westword)

// Commissioner wants to require medical and recreational licenses for all pot businesses (Las Vegas Sun)

// Pot bill fails early test (CT Post)

// The Cannabis Industry Needs To Support Advocacy. Here’s Why (Forbes)

// Sir Patrick Stewart urges cannabis treatment for boy with epilepsy (Telegraph)

// Women Hold Fewer Than a Quarter of LA’s Cannabis Licenses (Leafly)

// CBD limits loosening in states written off by marijuana reformers (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Tuesday, March 20, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Death Penalty for Drugs? Trump Makes the Loser’s Choice in Opioid Fight (Leafly)

// MedMen, Cronos Group Create Powerhouse In Joint Venture (Green Market Report)

// Canadians support strict restrictions on pot packaging: Health Canada (Vancouver Sun)


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// Legislation Would Create Marijuana ‘Lounges’ and Dispensaries Across State (Hartford Courant)

// MedReleaf Signs German Medical Cannabis Distribution Agreement (New Cannabis Ventures)

// New York Lawmakers Divided On Marijuana Legalization Study Proposal (Marijuana Moment)

// Chart: Hawaii medical cannabis patient count climbs 33% in 2017 (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Medical Marijuana Advocates Fuming Over Georgia PTSD Bill (U.S. News & World Report (AP))

// Crucial R.I. pot legislation to get scrutiny (Providence Journal)

// State Senate votes to let Marylanders possess more marijuana but prohibit smoking in cars (Baltimore Sun)


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