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Friday, October 18, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, October 18, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Oregon appeals court halts governor’s vaping ban on flavored tobacco products (Oregon Live)

// Northeast governors explore regional standards for vaping, e-cigarette products (Politico)

// Jamaica’s government wants to talk to Trump about marijuana (Boston Globe)


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// $1.1 billion worth of cannabis sold in Canada’s first year of legalization (Leafly)

// Weed Edibles Are Finally Legal in Canada, But They’re Still Not for Sale (Merry Jane)

// Expunging marijuana convictions would be easy under new Michigan bill (Detroit Metro Times)

// Buying cannabis licenses on secondary market more of a sure bet than applying for state business permits (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Report: Draft law to legalize recreational cannabis in Mexico handed to Senate commissions (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Dionymed Implodes As CEO COO Resign, Creditor Demands $24 Million (Green Market Report)

// Chicago’s Black Leaders Voice Equity Concerns Over New Illinois Marijuana Law (Huffington Post)


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Thursday, September 26, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, September 26, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// House Approves Marijuana Banking Bill In Historic Vote (Marijuana Moment)

// House Judiciary Chair reiterates commitment to marijuana banking reform (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Wolf, Fetterman call for legalization of marijuana (Trib Live)


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// Massachusetts vaping shops facing financial ruin (Boston Globe)

// California health officials urge residents to stop vaping tobacco, marijuana (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Auxly Cannabis Group partner Sunens closes CA$84M credit facilities with Bank of Montreal (Marijuana Business Daily)

// West suburban school bus driver warns of CBD use after failing drug test, losing job (ABC 7 Chicago)

// National Expungement Week Aims to Erase Past Convictions (Leafly)

// Canada ‘falling woefully short’ of displacing illicit cannabis market, researcher says (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana industry reaction to California’s 2019 legislative session: Some wins, but many MJ business issues still outstanding (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Friday, July 26, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, July 26, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Auxly Cannabis stock soars as British tobacco giant Imperial takes 20% stake (Financial Post)

// CannTrust chaos continues with ousting of CEO, chairman resignation (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Quebec Bans Weed Edibles And Products ‘Attractive To Minors’ (Huffington Post)


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// CBD Products Are Testing Positive for High Levels of THC in North Carolina (Merry Jane)

// How to Grow Sustainable Cannabis? Look to Beer, Wine, and Rice Industries (Leafly)

// FDA (Again) Rejects Petition To Further Restrict Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)

// Coalition Urges USDA To Limit Implementation Of Hemp Industry Felony Ban (Marijuana Moment)

// How This Chain of Illegal Dispensaries Captured the Hearts of Toronto (Leafly)

// This Texas School District Is Mandating Drug Tests for 7th Graders (Merry Jane)

// Marijuana Use Similar to New Lower Rate of Cigarette Smoking (Gallup)


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Tuesday, June 18, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Can Washington Fix Its Broken Cannabis Lab Testing System? (Leafly)

// Congressional Committee Asks JUUL For Documents On Marijuana Partnerships (Marijuana Moment)

// California to give struggling cannabis businesses more time on provisional permits (LA Times)


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// MJ Freeway Becomes First Female-led Cannabis Technology Traded on NASDAQ (Green Market Report)

// Movement To Decriminalize Psychedelics Spreads Nationally (Marijuana Moment)

// Cannabis-Infused Beverages Are Coming, Will They Be Worth the Hype? (Leafly)

// It’s ‘Fore Twenty’ in California: Business is booming in local pot shops, all thanks to the U.S. Open (Growth Op)

// Pro golfer says you can’t spell PGA without CBD these days (Vail Daily)

// Congressional measure offered to shield all state-legal cannabis programs (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Living Near Dispensaries Doesn’t Affect Teen Marijuana Use Or Attitudes, Study Finds (Marijuana Moment)


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Friday, April 26, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, April 26, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// As medical marijuana licensing board disbands chairman criticizes court intervention (Michigan Live)

// Cannabis commission vows tight scrutiny of big marijuana firms – and harsh punishments for those that break license caps (Boston Globe)

// In a first, Mass. cannabis oversight agency denies state license application (Boston Business Journal)


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// Scott lays out conditions for signing marijuana reform (My NBC 5)

// Why Weed Advocates Aren’t Happy About Joe Biden’s Candidacy (Rolling Stone)

// Aurora Cannabis exec: ‘Having a major presence in US is nonnegotiable’ (Marijuana Business Daily)

// ‘It could be your grandmother’: Typical marijuana dealer could be anyone, DEA agent says (Ohaha World-Herald)

// Senate Committee Supports ‘Home Grow’ Option for N.H.’s Medical Marijuana Program (New Hampshire Public Radio)

// Did a Cannabis Company Just Patent the Spliff? (Leafly)

// As pot flourishes in D.C., federal ban restricts use by tenants in public housing (Washington Post)


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Friday, January 25, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, January 25, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// U.S. Surgeon General Deletes Tweet About Medical Marijuana And Children (Marijuana Moment)

// House Democrats look to legalize recreational marijuana in New Mexico (KRQE News)

// Lt. Gov. John Fetterman to embark on pot tour of Pa. (Philadelphia Inquirer)


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// Marijuana firm Caliva closes $75 million funding with assist from NFL great Joe Montana (Marijuana Business Daily)

// WA ponders allowing small marijuana growers to sell direct to consumers (Marijuana Business Daily)

// 9 Governors Get ‘A’ Grades for Marijuana Reform Up From 2 Last Year (Reason)

// ICYMI: The BCC Drops its Final Regulations (Canna Law Blog)

// Cigarette Giant Philip Morris Decides Not to Invest in Cannabis (Civilized)

// Police lock up all 4 Georgia Peach marijuana dispensaries 25 arrested (CBC News)

// How Canopy Growth became the Jolly Green Giant of cannabis (Fast Company)


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Wednesday, December 12, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Is a Tobacco Giant Trying to Take Over the Vape Pen Market? (Leafly)

// Salem marijuana retail store won’t take walk-ins, says they’re cash-only (MassLive)

// Senate Votes To Send Hemp Legalization To President Trump’s Desk (Marijuana Moment)


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// UK Lawmakers Reject Marijuana Legalization In House Of Commons Vote (Marijuana Moment)

// Boston councilors consider whether marijuana, liquor stores should be banned near addiction treatment centers (Boston.com)

// BDS Analytics Launches Industry’s First Cannabis Retail Price Index, Cannabis Consumer Sales Report (Cision PRNewswire)

// House OKs killing required arrest records for medical pot owners (Detroit News)

// Scientists search for marijuana’s holy grail – consistent highs (NBC News)

// Small cannabis growers find roadblocks on path to microcultivation licenses (Montreal Gazette)

// For Big Tobacco and Brewers, Grass Is Greener (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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Monday, October 15, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, October 15, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// In reversal, WA state permits production of cannabis gummies, hard candies (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Michigan Officials: Legal Marijuana Will Create Even More Revenue Than Activists Predicted (Marijuana Moment)

// Canopy Growth and Constellation Brands Say Cannabis Will Be a $200B+ Industry (CNBC)


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// 25 N.J. towns where black people are more likely to be arrested for pot than whites (NJ.com)

// Secret tape raises more questions about Medical Marijuana Commission (Arkansas Times)

// Marijuana is emerging among California’s vineyards, offering promise and concern (Washington Post)

// Road Test: Mobile Cannabis Lab Helps Keep THC Levels High for Arizona Patients (Phoenix New Times)

// Labor Shortage Causes Aphria to Report Loss in Gross Profit Margin (Green Market Report)

// Coast mayor collects signatures to legalize medical marijuana in MS (WLOX)

// Zzz Natural: The Cannabis Brand Aiming To Solve America’s $400 Billion Sleeping Problem (Forbes)


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Thursday, October 11, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, October 11, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// U.S. Government Loosens Border Policy For Canadian Marijuana Industry Workers (Marijuana Moment)

// Tobacco Giant Altria Rumored To Be Eyeing Cannabis Stake (Green Market Report)

// Pot companies failing at financial reporting, regulator says (Tortonto Star)


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// California Cannabis Bill Round-Up: What Matters Most (Canna Law Blog)

// Alaska plans changes to how it taxes marijuana in response to industry concerns (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Navigating the marijuana sector: Q&A with Chris Hagedorn, GM of Scotts Miracle-Gro unit Hawthorne Gardening (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Trump Administration Seeks Public Comments On Marijuana Reclassification (Forbes)

// A Conversation with Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commissioner, Steven Hoffman – Part I (JD Supra)

// Marijuana legalization may go more smoothly than you think: Washington governor (Alaska Highway News (Canadian Press))

// California pursues stop-gap plan to issue provisional cannabis licenses (Marijuana Business Daily)


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