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Friday, October 11, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, October 11, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Rudy Giuliani’s Ukraine fixers indicted in US cannabis corruption scheme (Leafly)

// California’s Massive Power Shut-Off Is Jeopardizing the State’s Weed Industry (Merry Jane)

// Texas abruptly halts permitting process for new medical cannabis dispensaries (Texas Tribune)


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// Arkansas medical marijuana sales brisk, total $12.3 million for five months (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Hexo revenue warning slams cannabis sector as stock tumbles 24% (Market Watch)

// Quebec is appealing a judge’s ruling that allows you to grow cannabis at home (CTV News)

// Cannabis Control Commission approves first wave of ‘responsible vendor’ trainers (Mass Live)

// Opinion: Why Massachusetts’ vaping ban won’t stop lung illnesses (Leafly)

// Mexican Cabinet Member Accepts Lawmaker’s Marijuana Gift During Legislative Meeting (Marijuana Moment)

// The East Coast’s first outdoor, commercial cannabis harvest is underway (Washington Post)


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Monday, April 22, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, April 22, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// State-Legal Marijuana Use Makes Immigrants Morally Unfit for Citizenship, Trump Administration Warns (Marijuana Moment)

// Top execs at American weed retailer MedMen quit amid ex-CFO’s claims of financial duress (CNBC)

// Expungement Efforts Surge on 4/20 With Ben & Jerry’s, Code for America (Leafly)


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// How the Queen of Etiquette Got In on Pot (Rolling Stone)

// Study: Wisconsin would see $1.1 billion benefit with medical marijuana legalization (Madison.com)

// Congressional Committees Outline Plans For Marijuana Reform In 2019 (Marijuana Moment)

// Rep. Ilhan Omar: Legalize marijuana nationwide expunge criminal records of those jailed for pot offenses (Newsweek)

// The Indica vs. Sativa Distinction Isn’t Real (Slate)

// Lots Of Politicians And Companies Are Tweeting About Marijuana On 4/20 (Marijuana Moment)

// Carl’s Jr. CBD Burgers Go Over Big in Denver (Leafly)


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Monday, March 18, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, March 18, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// SXSW Cannabis Headliner Draws Crowds and Protest (Leafly)

// Gov. Charlie Baker pushes bill to crack down on marijuana-impaired drivers (Mass Live)

// Trump White House Claims Executive Privilege Over Agency Memos on Marijuana Legalization (Reason)


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// Legalizing Marijuana With a Focus on Social Justice Unites 2020 Democrats (New York Times)

// Medical cannabis expansion bill could still be signed by governor (KOAT 7 Action News)

// As marijuana gets legalized companies drop THC testing of employees (Herald-Tribune)

// RCMP worried Hells Angels and Mafia would take over medical cannabis business internal report says (Toronto Star)

// California May Try to Fill the Gaps on Provisional Licensing (Canna Law Blog)

// Secretary of State: Voter initiative bill would apply to cannabis petition (Post Register)

// New Mexico Lawmakers Send Marijuana Decriminalization Bill To Governor (Marijuana Moment)


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Monday, March 11, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, March 11, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Cancer patient speaks out after police search his room for marijuana (WWLP 22 News)

// Altria Takes Control of Cronos Group with C$2.4 Billion Investment (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Senators Are Angry That Marijuana Sentences Are Longer Than Paul Manafort’s (Marijuana Moment)


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// House-Passed Legal Marijuana Bill Advances In New Mexico Senate (Marijuana Moment)

// California Cannabis Agencies Drop New Packaging and Labeling Guidance (Canna Law Blog)

// NJ Marijuana Lobbyists Tripled Their Spending After Christie Left (Patch Livingston)

// Here’s How Tourists Can Get Legal Medical Marijuana in Hawaii (Civilized)

// Did the first medical cannabis drive-thru in New England just open? (Marijuana Business Daily)

// L.A. City Council moves ahead with marijuana licensing and enforcement proposals (Marijuana Business Daily)

// NC man free after he was found with 17 pounds of marijuana in Baltimore (WBAL TV 11 NBC)


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Tuesday, January 29, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// The Trump administration’s crackdown on marijuana legalization might end under Bill Barr (Vox)

// California proposes slashing pot taxes to help regulated industry compete with black market (CNBC)

// LA Property Owners That Lease To Unlicensed Cannabis Businesses May Soon Pay The Price (Bisnow)


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// State: No medical marijuana at veterans’ nursing homes (News Tribune (AP))

// Minnesota lawmakers introduce bill to legalize marijuana numbered HF420 (The Hill)

// Scott’s Driver Safety Concerns Not Addressed In Vt. Senate’s Tax-And-Regulate Marijuana Bill (Vermont Public Radio)

// 79 applications received for 13 contracts to cultivate medical cannabis in Germany (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Industrial Hemp Cultivation Exploded In The U.S., Last Year Report Shows (Marijuana Moment)

// Legal Medical Marijuana Associated With Lower Opioid Use Rates, Another Study Finds (Marijuana Moment)

// Mother Jones Admits it ‘Overstated’ Cannabis Mental Health Risks (Leafly)


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Thursday, November 8, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Dictator Trump.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, November 8, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Fires Attorney General Jeff Sessions (Leafly)

// Massachusetts just gave final approval to 2 marijuana labs. Here’s what that means for dispensaries opening. (Boston.com)

// Pritzker to legalize recreational marijuana in Illinois ‘nearly right away’ (My Stateline)


 

 

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// Washington D.C. Mayor Plans Legal Marijuana Sales As Congress Shifts (Marijuana Moment)

// Iowa’s first medical marijuana dispensary will begin selling products Dec. 1 (Clay and Milk)

// Canada Post admits cannabis privacy breach involving 4,500 Ontario customers (National Post)

// Blumenauer: Congress Will Be ‘Better Than Ever’ on Cannabis (Leafly)

// Massachusetts package store owners want to join marijuana industry (Mass Live)

// Marijuana stock Tilray up 30% after cannabis foe Jeff Sessions resigns under pressure (CNBC)

// Willie Nelson to Appear at This Year’s Emerald Cup (Leafly)


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Friday, October 12, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, October 12, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// MedMen to Acquire PharmaCann for $682 Million in Stock (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Successful Constitutional Case Against Death Penalty Works For War on Drugs, Too (Marijuana Moment)

// Trump Plans To Back Legal Medical Marijuana After Midterms, GOP Congressman Says (Marijuana Moment)


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// Exclusive: Facebook stops blocking marijuana search results ahead of Canadian legalization (Market Watch)

// Massachusetts pot shop inspections drag, but state says process protects public (Boston Herald)

// Cannabis companies ramp up marketing as Health Canada warns them not to advertise pot (Ottawa Citizen)

// Lab: More than 20 percent of Hawaii medical marijuana products rejected for sale (Hawaii News Now)

// United Kingdom sets date for allowing medical cannabis prescriptions (Marijuana Business Daily)

// MTech Acquisition Corp. and MJ Freeway LLC Announce Merger Agreement (Green Market Report)

// Watch Story Of 81-Year Old Michigan Woman Jailed For Marijuana Possession (Weed News)


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Tuesday, October 2, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// FDA: CBD shouldn’t be a controlled substance, but treaties require it (Marijuana Business Daily)

// The White House Confirms, Yup, It’s Been Running A Marijuana Committee (BuzzFeed News)

// Lawmakers Ask Why Trump’s ‘Buy American’ Policy Doesn’t Apply To Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)


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// TGOD to Raise $75 Million Selling Shares at $6.85 with $9.00 Warrants (New Cannabis Ventures)

// GW Pharma to Raise $300 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// MedMen Raises $94 Million with Senior Secured Term Loan at 7.5% (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Dixie Brands To Become Next Publicly Traded Cannabis Company (Green Market Report)

// Ontario to permit cannabis sales at production centers following Newfoundland’s lead (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Estimated tax haul from marijuana sales would grow to $134 million per year (Detroit Free Press)

// Michigan marijuana dispensaries get new deadline for approval, closure (Detroit Free Press)


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Tuesday, September 25, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Oklahoma has OK’d more than 1,000 medical marijuana businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana Arrests Are Increasing Despite Legalization, New FBI Data Shows (Forbes)

// Chart: Strong support for marijuana legalization ballot initiatives ahead of 2018 election (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Are Police Breaking The Law To Campaign Against Marijuana Legalization? (Marijuana Moment)

// CNMI hospital averse to serving as cannabis dispensary (Radio New Zealand)

// Aurora Cannabis Generates $19.1 Million Revenue in Fiscal Q4 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Turns Out People Are Not Showing Up to Work High in Legalized Marijuana States (Civilized)

// Romney and Wilson split on Utah’s medical marijuana initiative, Medicaid expansion, and the future of U.S. health care (Salt Lake Tribune)

// Idaho Gubernatorial Candidates Disagree On Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// Does Donald Trump Want To Ban Chocolate, Or Is He Just Confused? (Marijuana Moment)


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Friday, September 21, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, September 21, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Governor Signs Marijuana Legalization Bill, Making History In US Territory (Forbes)

// Trump FDA Chief More Worried About Teens Using Marijuana Than Nicotine (Marijuana Moment)

// Metrc software issues spur MD marijuana regulators to enact temporary retail rules (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Indica vs. Sativa: What’s the Difference Between Cannabis Types? (Leafly)

// California governor vetoes state tax deduction bill for cannabis businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// This ‘no marijuana’ sign has popped up at the Canada-US border (Daily Hive)

// MJ Freeway Does $10 Million Oversubscribed Deal (Green Market Report)

// New York Lawmakers Schedule Marijuana Legalization Hearing (Marijuana Moment)

// California cannabis distributor threatens legal battle with feds over cash seizure (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Top Cop Caught On Tape Making Racist Comments About Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment)


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