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Friday, October 26, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A bright quarter sits tail-side up on top of a dimly lit pile of coins.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, October 26, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Metrc, whose tracing system helps regulators track cannabis from seed to sale, just raised $50 million, including from Tiger Global (Tech Crunch)

// Cannabis Operator 4Front Raises $31 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Upstart Ohio medical cannabis firm raises CA$85 million to expand footprint (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// MedMen Generates $20.6 Million Revenue in Fiscal Q4 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// NFL Great Co-Founds New Cannabis Investment Firm With Social Justice At Its Core (Forbes)

// ‘Pure idiocy’ on marijuana pacts means Massachusetts must act: industry advocate (Mass Live)

// Gov. Herbert says there will be no ‘ideal’ medical marijuana law until Congress acts (Salt Lake Tribune)

// Defections From Beverage Alcohol May Speak To The Future For Legal Cannabis (Forbes)

// Anheuser-Busch InBev slashes dividend as beer demand slumps (CNN)

// Toronto Airport Says Cannabis Trash Cans Are Not ‘Free Weed’ Bins (Gizmodo)


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Tuesday, October 23, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Two in Three Americans Now Support Legalizing Marijuana (Gallup)

// Chart: Is marijuana already becoming a mainstream industry? (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Customers Flag Bulky Legal Cannabis Packaging (Huffington Post (Canadian Press))


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// Canadians Are Ripping Canada Post Apart After Withholding Weed Order Due To ‘Strong Marijuana Odour’ (Narcity)

// Cannabis stocks take first major post-legalization tumble (Financial Post)

// Canadian bank’s bullish marijuana report comes with significant caveats (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Toronto police have shut down 11 unlicensed pot shops since legalization (CTV News)

// What You Need to Know Now: BCC Drops Revised, Proposed, Permanent Cannabis Rules (Canna Law Blog)

// New Jersey Speaker: Marijuana Legalization Vote Isn’t Ready (Marijuana.com (AP))

// Cannabis vaping startup Pax raises $20 million (Financial Post)


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Thursday, October 18, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A man stands speaking into a megaphone below two red cannabis Canadian flag flapping in the bright sun.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, October 18, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Cannabis shops do a roaring trade on their first day in Canada (Al Jazeera News)

// Toronto police to Canadians: stop snitching on your neighbors about marijuana (Vox)

// Marijuana And Other Drugs Should Be Legalized, Likely Next House Judiciary Chair Says (Marijuana Moment)


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// Former Oregon pot lab owner, with aid of white nationalist lawyer, sues antifa for defamation (Oregon Live)

// See photos of Louisiana’s first legal harvest of medical marijuana (Nola)

// DA dismisses citation against woman with medical marijuana (Fox 25)

// San Francisco establishes cannabis committee to oversee industry (San Francisco Examiner)

// Some Toronto and B.C. dispensaries remain open on pot legalization day (CTV News)

// Provinces warn of marijuana delivery delays if Canada Post strikes (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Tommy Chong is trying to get to Canada in time for legalization, but can’t find his passport (Toronto Star)


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Thursday, September 20, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A blue sign reads 'Welcome to North Dakota'

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, September 20, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana Policy Project Endorses North Dakota Ballot Initiative to Legalize Marijuana for Adults (Cannabis Business Times)

// Cannabis Concentrates Sales Soar, Expected to Reach $3B This Year (Green Market Report)

// Marijuana Legalization Debated By Ohio And New Mexico Gubernatorial Candidates (Marijuana Moment)


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// Canadian cannabis firm Captor pays $6M to acquire a fourth California dispensary (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Giant bong, huggable buds: Marijuana museum opens in Vegas (CT Post (AP))

// Alberta cannabis retailers can expect ‘tight’ profit margins after wholesale prices revealed, business prof says (Toronto Star)

// Green Market Summit: A Look Into the World of Cannabis Banking (Green Market Report)

// Local stores sell CBD despite state order (Athens News)

// Michigan police departments concerned about possible impact of recreational marijuana (Click on Detroit)

// Toronto company offers cash to ‘cannabis connoisseurs’ to smoke marijuana (Alaska Highway News (Canadian Press))


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Tuesday, September 26, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Administration Makes It Harder To Track Marijuana Arrests (But I Did It Anyway) (Forbes)

// L.A. is set to be a hot market for marijuana sales. But there might not be many places to smoke it (Los Angeles Times)

// As Legalization Looms, Toronto Wrangles Where to Allow Smoking (Leafly)


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// Marijuana industry groups to LA: Don’t shut out existing suppliers (Los Angeles Daily News)

// California Pot Trends Already Resemble Colorado’s Retail Market (Westword)

// U.S. Wholesale Cannabis Prices Down 18.6% During First Half of 2017, Despite Relative Stability (Marijuana Industry News)

// Israel Cannabis Market Could Be Worth $1.1 Billion By 2022 (Green Market Report)

// Marijuana task-force member’s move to legal weed company raises conflict-of-interest concerns (National Post)

// Quarter of Seattle cancer patients turn to marijuana to help cope with pain, stress, and nausea (Independent)

// Vail Valley ranchers say they have the only zero-carbon footprint marijuana grow in Colorado (Vail Daily)


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Tuesday, June 6, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks at a DOJ podium.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Deputy AG: Push for tough sentences is not reviving drug war (The Associated Press)

// Congress Could Vote on Marijuana Banking This Week (MassRoots)

// Cleveland City Council rolls back moratorium on growing marijuana (Cleveland.com)


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// Nevada Lawmakers Set Cannabis Tax: 10% Retail, 15% Wholesale (Leafly News)

// Arkansas Expecting 20,000-40,000 Medical Marijuana Patient Applications (Leafly News)

// Marijuana may get a brief losing debate in House (CT Post)

// Chart: Retail cannabis chains are on the rise in Colorado (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis Wheaton scraps $80M financing deal citing ‘false’ attempts to ‘discredit the company’ (Financial Post)

// Toronto’s public health chief wants pot possession decriminalized now (Toronto Star)

// Ohio village runs out of space for medical marijuana growers (The News & Observer)


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Tuesday, January 24, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana dispensary says people w/ drug convictions can’t work in industry because they ignored “federal drug laws” (Tom’s Marijuana Newsletter)

// Illinois treasurer asks Trump to assure banks on marijuana (Chicago Sun Times)

// Colorado court says police can destroy marijuana seized in investigations (ABC 7 Denver)


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// Chart: Colorado wholesale marijuana prices tumble in 2016 (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Senate panel fast-tracks Montana medical marijuana fix (Bozeman Daily Chronicle)

// New Mexico Medical Cannabis Revenues Grow 64% to $50.6mm (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Police urge pot dispensary owners to report robberies (The Star)

// Marijuana advertising bill first to clear second reading in Legislature (Durango Herald)

// ND House: Workers’ comp can’t be used for medical marijuana (Grand Forks Herald)

// Anchorage assemblyman proposes ban on pot discounts for active military (Alaska Dispatch News)


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Thursday, December 8, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

U.S. Marine Corps Gen. John F. Kelly Commander of U.S. Southern Command speaks to the Corps of Cadets at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, December 8, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Homeland Security Pick Opposes Legal Marijuana (Marijuana.com)

// Judge clears the way for Montana medical-marijuana patients to get new providers (KTVQ 2 )

// Colorado Planning Crackdown on Homegrown Cannabis (Leafly)


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// Marijuana legalization opponents criticized for coming up short on volunteers at start of recount (Portland Press Herald)

// New Market: Smooth rollout expected for Arkansas MMJ industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Anchorage marijuana shop first to complete final inspections; sets opening date (KTUU 2 )

// Head of Alaska’s Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office to step down (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Leamington grower Aphria has huge multimillion-dollar recreational pot plans (Windsor Star)

// Toronto Board of Health Wants Canada’s Pharmacies to Sell MMJ (Marijuana Industry News)

// NEW REPORT: Arizona Marijuana Sales to Top $681 Million by 2020 Despite Failure of Prop. 205 (Marijuana Industry News)


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Thursday, July 28, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, DC

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, July 28, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// The Famous Marijuana Memos: Q&A With Former DOJ Deputy Attorney General James Cole (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Oregon State Fair: Marijuana is Coming (Oregon City Patch)

// WEED Listing Coming to the Toronto Stock Exchange (Marijuana.com)


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// Smoke pot with your kids Richard Branson tells Chicago business audience (Chicago Tribune)

// GW Pharma Epilepsy Research in Australia Receives $6mm Government Funding Support (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Weed doctors sue medical board over ‘arbitrary’ suspensions; Hugo water scare was a hoax (Colorado Springs Independent)

// Medicinal cannabis legalised in Victoria child epilepsy patients to be given access from 2017 (Health Memory)

// John Malkovich to Star in Marijuana Drama Series (Hollywood Reporter)

// Some Oregon Voters Will Vote Again On Marijuana Legalization (OPB FM)

// Drug dealers shot dead on the streets of the Philippines as president dubbed ‘The Punisher’ continues his war on drugs – with 300 gunned down this month alone (Daily Mail)


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Thursday, June 30, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Jake Plummer of the Denver Broncos

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, June 30, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Hooked: Jake Plummer opens up about the NFL’s drug problem, offers a solution (BSN Denver)

// Jamaica proposes marijuana dispensers for tourists at airports following legalisation (Independent)

// Exclusive Florida Decides Poll: Voters likely to OK medical marijuana (Bay News 9 Florida)


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// Mary’s Medicinals Announces Sale of Millionth Transdermal Cannabis Patch (PR Newswire)

// Study: Marijuana legalization would generate $82M in taxes for Arizona (Tucson.com)

// Campaign to legalize marijuana to turn in more than 200000 signatures (AZ Central)

// New Mexico’s medical marijuana program gets new location (Sante Fe New Mexican)

// Toronto Defers Promised Dispensary Debates (Marijuana.com)

// Marijuana Drinks Not Causing a Buzz (Forbes)

// Sales of recreational marijuana edibles concentrates higher than anticipated (KPIC 4 News Oregon)


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