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

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Monday, January 7, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

Washington governor Jay Inslee is seen up on stage smiling widely.

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

// Inslee to pardon thousands of marijuana possession convictions (Peninsula Daily News)

// Gov. Hutchinson warns medical marijuana users on travel across state lines (Talk Business & Politics)

// This Jamaica Weed Farm Is Thriving, Despite Short Sellers’ Doubts (Bloomberg)


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// Connecticut House Speaker Pledges To Push Marijuana Legalization Forward In 2019 (Marijuana Moment)

// First medical marijuana dispensary in Ohio could open in next few weeks (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Forget stars’ homes. These tours visit pot growers and bong makers (Los Angeles Times)

// Another GOP Congressman Introduced A Marijuana Bill On The First Day Of The New Congress (Marijuana Moment)

// Hemp growers will need OLCC permit to sell in dispensaries (Bend Bulletin)

// There are only 7 retail pot licenses for an area of Ontario the size of Nova Scotia (CBC News)

// Canadian Airlines Is Instructing Passengers How To Fly With Marijuana (Fresh Toast)


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Friday, January 4, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A close-up of eyes and a forehead from an unidentified piece of paper currency.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, January 4, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Weekly Deal Watch: Cannabis firms close out 2018 with blockbuster $13.8 billion raised (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Now for the Hard Part: Getting Californians to Buy Legal Weed (New York Times)

// TN congressman-sponsored medical marijuana bill would allow states to set their own regulations (WATE 6 ABC


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// Lottery for 25 Ontario retail cannabis licences to take place next week (Global News)

// The California Cannabis Packaging and Labeling Mess Will Soon Begin (Canna Law Blog)

// End of an era: After Jan. 9 California’s unlicensed medical cannabis collectives/co-ops illegal (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis commission receives extra $3 million to oversee medical marijuana (Boston Globe)

// Pennsylvania Lawmakers Gear Up To Push Full Marijuana Legalization Bills (Marijuana Moment)

// RI Health Department considering medical marijuana for opioid dependency (Turn to 10 NBC)

// Luxury Weed Tourism Is the Hot New Trend in Canada (Vice)


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Thursday, December 13, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Yellow-tinged marijuana buds fill the frame.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, December 13, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Vote on legal marijuana in N.J. unlikely by the end of the year, top Dems say (NJ.com)



// Chicago Mayor Wants Legal Marijuana Revenue To Fund Pensions (Forbes)



// Hemp Legalization Is Officially Headed to President Trump’s Desk For Signature (Marijuana Moment)



These headlines are brought to you by Curaleaf, one of the leading vertically-integrated cannabis operators in the U.S. With legal medical marijuana dispensaries, cultivation sites, and processing facilities all over the United States, Curaleaf has served more than 100,000 medical cannabis patients and looks forward to helping many more long into the future. Swing over to Curaleaf.com to learn more about this very cool company!


// Aerial Weed-Spotting Missions Come To An End, As Police Put Focus On Opioids (Vermont Public Radio)



// Canadian cannabis producer Canopy Growth expects to enter the US market next year to grab a piece of a $1.6 billion opportunity (Business Insider)



// Cresco Labs Approved to Open First Ohio Medical Cannabis Dispensary (New Cannabis Ventures)



// Connecticut regulators double medical marijuana dispensaries to 18 (Marijuana Business Daily)



// LeafLink Says Alaska Maryland Most Expensive Place To Buy Cannabis (Green Market Report)



// Marijuana Industry Border Issues Would Be Solved Under New Congressional Bill (Marijuana Moment)



// People Searched For A Certain Cannabis Product A Lot In 2018, Google Says (Marijuana Moment)



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

Massachusetts congressman Joseph Kennedy III speaks at a podium in a black and white photo.

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

// Joe Kennedy III calls for legalizing marijuana at the federal level (The Hill)

// Canadian cannabis investor gets lifetime U.S. entry ban as conference goers face scrutiny at border (Financial Post)

// Canada’s Grand Cannabis Experiment Has Set Scientists Free (New York Times)


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// Oregon recreational cannabis sales soar as prices continue to drop (Marijuana Business Daily (AP))

// Three Incoming House Committee Chairs Call For Marijuana Reform In Next Congress (Marijuana Moment)

// Legal weed: 40 percent of Canadian cannabis users admit to driving stoned (Newsweek)

// Report: Oregon needs a separate state agency for legal pot (CT Report (AP))

// Cannabis Media Summit To Spotlight Journalism For An Emerging Industry (Green Market Report)

// Harborside Closes $26M USD Series B Financing Round (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Massachusetts Cannabis Stores Open: Leafly’s Live Coverage (Leafly)


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Wednesday, October 31, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A colorful sunrise photos shows a slightly cloudy sky over Lake Michigan looking out over Chicago's Navy Pier.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Judge stops MI regulators from enforcing medical cannabis licensing deadline (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Coca-Cola CEO says company has no plans for cannabis drinks (CNN.com)

// Final approval to being sales remains elusive for marijuana retailers in Mass. (Boston Globe)


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.


// NYSE Adds Cannabis Company Aphria, Kicks Out IGC (Green Market Report)

// World’s Largest Cannabis Mega-Store Splashes Down in Las Vegas (Leafly)

// Can pot save the pumpkin farm? (Washington Post)

// Legal Marijuana Helps Reduce Opioid Harms, Two More New Studies Reveal (Marijuana Moment)

// California begins issuing full annual marijuana business licenses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Chilliwack First Nation writes its own cannabis law (Vancouver Sun)

// Residents who admit to pot use turned away at U.S. border, says Estevan, Sask., mayor (CBC News)


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Monday, October 29, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A handful of trimmed marijuana buds sits well lit on a seamless white surface and background.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, October 29, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Md. marijuana recall: ForwardGro products ordered off the shelves, commission won’t say why (Washington Post)

// In Nevada, Legal Cannabis Added $1 Billion Impact to State Economy (Leafly)

// Quebec cannabis stores to close 3 days a week due to chronic shortages (CBC News)


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.


// Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Wait To Sell Products (News 6)

// Advocacy Groups Push Colorado To Make Legal Marijuana Market More Equitable (Marijuana Moment)

// Southern Illinois University to create medical marijuana certificate program, launch new research into industrial hemp (Herald & Review)

// Appetite for cannabis investments lowers after frenzied rush on pot stocks (CTV News)

// Michigan’s medical marijuana patients can now register online (WILX 10 NBC)

// Finally, A Major Airport Allows Passengers to Smoke Weed (Herb)

// Judge dismisses Oregon lawsuit aimed at overturning state marijuana legalization (Marijuana Business Daily)


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

A photograph showing the tropical island vista of Antigua and Barbuda.

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

// Caribbean Nations Agree To Consider Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// Gov. LePage vetoes bill that would ease access to medical marijuana, listing 11 objections (Portland Press Herald)

// Initiative to legalize marijuana in Arizona fails to qualify for ballot (KTAR News 92.3)


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// Sweet Leaf Officially Ceases to Exist in Denver (Denver Westword)

// ‘Either Get Out Of The Business Or Stop Traveling To The US,’ Immigration Lawyer Warns People In The Legal Cannabis Industry (Civilized)

// Michigan sets health standards for medical cannabis businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Vaping medical marijuana backers say apartment renter’s total smoking ban is ‘ridiculous’ (CBC News)

// 4Front Ramps Up Cannabis Dispensary Operations and Prepares to Go Public (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Cops Took Their Son Away For Medical Marijuana. Now, Reunited Family Speaks Out. ( (Marijuana Moment)

// Governor Hickenlooper names Director of Marijuana Coordination (KOAA News 5 NBC)


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Friday, February 23, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A large glass jar of medical cannabis labeled as 'orange guava' sits on a dispensary's shelf.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, February 23, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Medical Cannabis Laws Don’t Increase Teen Marijuana Use, Another Study Finds (Marijuana Moment)

// Launch of cannabis beverages in Canada could be ‘big business’ for alcohol Goliath (Cannabist)

// Bill would bar Ohio medical marijuana grows during audit of state scoring process (Cleveland.com)


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// Two out of 16 Eugene marijuana shops sell to minors, marking an improvement in the second OLCC compliance check (Register-Guard)

// Oakland pot dispensary takes stand against Hershey’s trademark infringement accusations (ABC 7)

// Marijuana amnesty boxes set up at airport in Las Vegas (Cannabist (AP))

// California Today: After Legalization, Dr. Dre’s ‘Weed Man’ Is Thriving (NY Times)

// No weed allowed at Denver 420 Fest (Brooklyn Vegan)

// No cannabis events or sales at O.C. fairgrounds, board rules (Los Angeles Times)

// Georgia Medical Marijuana Advocate Won’t Run for Re-Election (U.S. News & World Report (AP))


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

Maine governor and white suprmacist Paul LePage.

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

// Days before vote on marijuana law, bill from LePage calls for delaying sales until 2019 (Portland Press Herald)

// New Zealand Voters Get Chance To Legalize Marijuana By 2020 (Marijuana Moment)

// Airport screeners relaxing handling of passengers with medical marijuana (National Post)


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// Nation’s top cops prosecutors urge Trump not to roll back successful crime policies (Washington Post)

// Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission taps Shawn Collins as executive director of new state marijuana agency (Mass Live)

// Rifle PD gets new drug pups – who will be trained to ignore marijuana (Post Independent)

// Patient says her medical marijuana was confiscated at Maine Med (WLBZ 2 NBC)

// Umpqua Bank to close local company’s account for confusion over hemp (Northern Light)

// New Brunswick issues call for 15 cannabis retail spaces (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ohio to Accept Cannabis Processor License Applications in December (News Cannabis Ventures)


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Friday, September 15, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A photo shot from the backseat of a driver navigating through leafy streets.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, September 15, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Eaze is moving into recreational marijuana delivery with $27 million in new funding (Tech Crunch)

// Washington state considering recreational marijuana home grows (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Justice Department No. 2 Weighs In On Marijuana Legalization (Forbes)


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// How did Florida’s medical marijuana supply fare during Hurricane Irma? (Miami Herald)

// Special session in the works to fix error in hospital provider fee bill (Colorado Politics)

// Uruguay setting up dedicated cannabis dispensaries after banks scare off pharmacies (Cannabist)

// Arizona DCS to Medical-Marijuana Patients: We Don’t Want You as a Foster Parent (Phoenix New Times)

// Policy to ban marijuana for Little Rock airport staff (Arkansas Online)

// Canada’s producers stockpiling cannabis ahead of legalization (Marijuana Business Daily)

// NDP pushes for agreement with U.S. to prevent lifetime travel bans once pot is legal (National Post)


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