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Wednesday, January 8, 2020 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Cannabis captures beer market share in first year of Canadian legalization (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Legalize marijuana amendment should be kept off the ballot Florida GOP leaders tell Supreme Court (South Florida Sun Sentinel)

// Portland puts off vote on marijuana licenses until at least March (Portland Press Herald)


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// Cannabis startup pulls out of CES tech show amid limits (ABC Fox Montana)

// FDA Gives Marijuana Testing Companies A Boost With New Exemption (Marijuana Moment)

// Analyst warns of shelved expansion restructuring as cannabis firms ‘teeter on edge’ (Marijuana Business Daily)

// These grey market cannabis brands are going legit (Leafly)

// Hearing to be held in Rhode Island on proposed flavored vape products ban (Boston Globe)

// Chart: Local approval in Michigan adult-use marijuana program creates uneven business opportunity (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Kiosk pot shop could skirt ‘direct sales’ of cannabis in cities (Daily Democrat)


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Monday, October 7, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, October 7, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Statement on consumer warning to stop using THC vaping products amid ongoing investigation into lung illnesses (Food and Drug Administration)

// Oregon imposes temporary ban on some vaping products (Boston Globe)

// U.S. judge keeps intact Massachusetts’ toughest-in-nation vaping ban (Thomson Reuters News)


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// Nevada’s First Weed Cafe Will Feel Like a Microbrew’s Tasting Room (Merry Jane)

// Youth Marijuana Use Declined After Washington Legalized, Study Finds (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana testing labs: Will Maine have enough? (Central Maine)

// Oldest operating dispensary marks 20th year with charity (Leaf Online)

// National Academies To Host Forum On CBD Science This Month (Marijuana Moment)

// These robots are learning to grow weed. Yes, they’re ‘pot bots.’ (NJ.com)

// California vape maker Kushy Punch caught making illegal products (Leafly)


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Friday, September 6, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, September 6, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Vitamin E Suspected In Serious Lung Problems Among People Who Vaped Cannabis (National Public Radio)

// Hemp Farming Quadrupled In The U.S. This Year, New Report Shows (Forbes)

// Mississippi medical marijuana: Group turns in signatures to get it on 2020 ballot (Clarion Ledger)


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// A Texas Educational Aide Posted About CBD on Facebook. Someone Complained. Then the School District Fired Her. (Reason)

// Black Entrepreneurs Call For More Equity In Mass. Cannabis Industry (WBUR 90.9)

// Lawsuit Exposes Nevada’s Sketchy Cannabis Licensing Practices (Leafly)

// Civil Rights Groups Push To End Criminalization Of Marijuana And Other Drugs (Marijuana Moment)

// New Effort Aims To Erase A Quarter Of A Million Marijuana Convictions From Records (Marijuana Moment)

// Oklahoma greenlights 7,000-plus medical marijuana licenses in first year (Marijuana Business Daily)

// UK advised to recruit former drug dealers if marijuana is legalised (Guardian)



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

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

// Congressional Democrats Hold First-Ever Marijuana Reform Panel At Policy Retreat (Marijuana Moment)

// State Financial Regulators Press Congress To Allow Marijuana Banking Access (Forbes)

// Chart of the Week: Colorado 4/20 sales spike higher than other recreational cannabis markets (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Foxx could start pot expungements in months; will also review weed sales cases (Chicago Sun Times)

// Colorado’s new U.S. attorney agrees with rescinding of Cole Memo says ‘jury is still out’ on enforcement around marijuana concentrates (Colorado Sun)

// Alabama Police Ruined a Couple’s Lives Over $50 of Weed. Now the Charges Against Them Have Been Dropped (Reason)

// Canopy Growth Acquires Spanish Cannabis Producer Cafina (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Medical pot sales near $100 million in first year (Clinton Herald)

// What Does 4/20 Mean to You? We Asked 12 Cannabis Leaders (Leafly)

// Here’s how much marijuana businesses pay in taxes (Quartz)


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Thursday, February 21, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, February 21, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Tilray to Acquire Hemp Food Company Manitoba Harvest for up to C$419 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Report: Largest marijuana firms already control most of Canada’s adult-use market (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Politicians Ask FDA For Guidance on CBD – By Friday (Green Market Report)


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// Bill that would allow smokable medical pot advances in Florida Senate (Tampa Bay Times)

// Lawmaker says SC medical marijuana bill sensible (WJBF 6 ABC)

// ‘Cannabis beauty’ is becoming a real category as Sephora, others promote CBD-infused products (CNBC)

// Maryland lawmakers to study legalizing recreational marijuana in 2020 with state law or by referendum (Baltimore Sun)

// This University of Michigan class is teaching the science of cannabis (Michigan Live)

// Two More Governors Call For Marijuana Legalization During Budget Speeches (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana Decriminalization Narrowly Rejected By North Dakota Lawmakers (Marijuana Moment)


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Wednesday, June 13, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Medical Marijuana Protections Included in Senate CJS Appropriations Bill (Cannabis Business Times)

// California cannabis market transition period about to end; price spikes shortages may occur (Marijuana Business Daily)

// High Times Parent Q1 Sales Plunge 65% Leading to $12.3 Million Net Loss (New Cannabis Ventures)


Check out the newly released 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!


// South Carolina Voters Approve Medical Marijuana Question On Democratic Ballot (Forbes)

// Vermont medical marijuana patient count plateaus; some blame recreational MJ (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Michigan Dispensaries to be Re-Branded as ‘Provisioning Centers’ (High Times)

// Aurora Cannabis to Pay $115 Million in Stock to Acquire Anandia Labs (New Cannabis Ventures)

// New licenses open doors for Canadian marijuana entrepreneurs (Marijuana Business Daily)

// How Mapping Marijuana DNA Could Change the Future of Pot (Rolling Stone)

// Uruguay struggling to meet demand for legal marijuana (Washington Post)


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Wednesday, April 18, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana-Based Drug Gets Positive Review From US Agency (New York Times (AP))

// Scotts Miracle-Gro Announces $450 Million Acquisition of Sunlight Supply as Hawthorne Sales Slump (New Cannabis Ventures )

// California warns legal pot sellers not to participate in unlicensed 4/20 events (LA Times)


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// Canopy Rivers Invests $5 Million in Cannabis Media Company Civilized Worldwide (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Bill to launch recreational marijuana in Maine heads to LePage who has vowed a veto (Portland Press Herald)

// California Cannabis Licenses Could Reach More than 20000 by End of 2018 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Twenty companies pass first hurdle to obtaining adult-use marijuana licenses (Milford Daily News)

// Study: Thousands Admit To Driving While High (CBS Denver)

// Pot holiday traces roots to California high school stoners (Chron (AP))

// MassRoots reports net loss of $44 million in 2017 (Cannabist)


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Tuesday, April 4, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Governors From 4 Marijuana States Ask to Be Left Alone (US News & World Report)

// With Big Banks Absent IRS Gears up for Flood of Tax Cash (Leafly)

// The problem with America’s marijuana DUI laws: science (Reno Gazette-Journal)


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// Leading Cannabis Tech Company LeafLink Announces Financing from Mainstream Backers (Merry Jane)

// House approves overhaul to medical marijuana bill (Herald Dispatch)

// Clark County could delay retail marijuana sales (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Florida Senate wants to add medical marijuana licenses (Orlando Weekly)

// Alaska Sees Slight Increase in Marijuana Tax Revenue for February (Marijuana Industry News)

// Chart: More medical cannabis patients and fewer caregivers in Hawaii (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Let Timmy Smoke: It’s Time to Open Baseball’s Hidden Cannabis Culture (Leafly)


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Monday, February 6, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, February 6, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// First Look at New Marijuana Bills in Congress (Mass Roots)

// Out $1,000,000 for Halted Super Bowl Party, Cannabis Entrepreneur to Sue Los Angeles (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Bill to Legalize, Tax, and Regulate Marijuana Passes New Mexico House Committee (KRWG NPR)


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// NFL-Pain-racked McMahon still waiting for compensation (Yahoo Sports)

// WTF Is Wrong With North Dakota Legislators On Medical Marijuana? (Weed News)

// Israel takes step toward allowing export of medical marijuana (Reuters)

// Trump’s Cabinet on Cannabis (Mass Roots)

// Marijuana is still illegal, as far as Maine’s colleges and universities are concerned (Portland Press Herald)

// More Colorado businesses dropping pot from pre-employment drug tests (Denver Post)

// SXSW Interactive to See a Surge of Cannabis Content (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Friday, January 20, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, January 20, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// German lawmakers green-light medical cannabis use (Yahoo News)

// Maine lawmakers speed effort to put hold on marijuana sales (Bangor Daily News)

// At last minute, Obama commutes prison sentence of Modesto pot dispensary operator (Sacramento Bee)


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// Under new bill, Florida could see another 20 marijuana operators (Action News Jax)

// Marijuana data firm announces $2.5 million capital raise (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Nevada’s medical marijuana website is restored after data leak (Reno Gazette-Journal)

// Medical marijuana patient numbers up (West Hawaii Today)

// Where’s the weed? Anchorage pot shops cope with cannabis shortage (KTVA Alaska)

// Plan would punish cities with unofficial pot bans – like Lakewood – by taking their liquor money (The Olympian)

// Fugitive ‘tired of running,’ surrenders at Mexico border in death of California pot farm operator (LA Times)


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