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Monday, July 29, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, July 29, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Data Analytics Company Nielsen Projects American Cannabis Market to Reach $40 Billion by 2025 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Police Traffic Searches Dropped 70 Percent In Vermont City After Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// Congressional Bill Would Let Some Students With Marijuana Convictions Keep Financial Aid (Marijuana Moment)


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// CannTrust shares spike after CEO chair forced out amid unlicensed grow probe (Red Deer Advocate (Canadian Press))

// Cannabis to be ‘fully legal in UK within years’ (Independent)

// Oregon Marijuana Tax Revenue Crosses $100 Million Mark (Bloomberg Tax)

// Is cannabis use the same as off-duty drinking by workers? Many companies still say no (CNBC)

// Grading the Democratic Presidential Candidates on Marijuana: Pete Buttigieg (Canna Law Blog)

// California marijuana track-and-trace data to remain confidential (Marijuana Business Daily)

// A Second Bipartisan Marijuana Insurance Bill Was Filed In Congress This Week (Marijuana Moment)


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Tuesday, July 16, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana Legalization Could Be On The Horizon For British Virgin Islands (Marijuana Moment)

// Utah delays awarding medicinal marijuana cultivation licenses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis company regulatory breach expected to damage legal pot market (Boston Globe)


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// Maine’s tourist attractions include lobster, quaint towns, blueberries, and now, for some, weed (Philadelphia Inquirer)

// 2-year renewals for Hawaii medical cannabis patients to begin soon (Honolulu Star Advertiser)

// Organigram Sales Drop By $2 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Kamala Harris Evolved Slowly on Legalization, but She’s All About It Now (Leafly)

// New Hampshire: Governor Signs Marijuana Annulment Measure (NORML Blog)

// UK legalizing cannabis supported by near-majority of voters (Boston Globe)

// Legalizing Marijuana Leads To Fewer Illegal Grow Sites In National Forests, Study Finds (Marijuana Moment)


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Monday, June 10, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, June 10, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Gov. Ducey Signs Bill Making Arizona Marijuana Cards Valid for 2 Years (AZ Marijuana)

// Ocasio-Cortez wants to lead the charge for magic mushrooms research (NY Post)

// Kroger joins growing number of CBD retailers in Mich. (Detroit News)


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// Mainers can have their say about new recreational marijuana rules on Monday (Bangor Daily News)

// Jamaican Official Says Government Will Pressure U.S. To Pass Marijuana Banking Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// Auction of licensed California cannabis business brings in $8.25 million (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Police end regular patrols at Amherst pot shop for now (New Haven Register (AP))

// UK Authorities Confiscated a Child’s Medical Marijuana… Again. (Civilized)

// Rhode Island Senate Approves Bill Allowing Supervised Consumption Sites For Illegal Drugs (Marijuana Moment)

// Toronto using concrete blocks to prevent unlicensed marijuana dispensaries from reopening (Global News)


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Thursday, May 23, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, May 23, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// CA Senate votes to allow banks credit unions to accept marijuana retailer deposits (Marijuana Business Daily (AP))

// Exclusive: Facebook will not allow marijuana sales on its platform (Market Watch)

// Canopy Growth Buys Global Skincare Company This Works for $74 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Seven-In-Ten Americans Want Federal Marijuana Convictions Automatically Sealed, Survey Finds (Marijuana Moment

// More than 600 people will be growing hemp this year in Michigan (Michigan Live)

// Officials direct $1.8M in weed fees for homeless services (CT Post (AP))

// Square Quietly Launches Program For CBD Cannabis Company Credit Card Processing (Forbes)

// Texas expansion of medical cannabis nears finish line after Senate approval (Texas Tribune)

// Chris Long admits to regular marijuana use during NFL career and explains how he beat tests (Reno Gazette Journal)

// Growing pot sucks up electricity and pumps out an astounding amount of carbon dioxide – it doesn’t have to (Financial Post)


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Tuesday, April 9, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Bill legalizing recreational marijuana in Florida dies without a hearing (Orlando Weekly)

// UK Cops Will Stop Arresting People for Weed (Merry Jane)

// In Massachusetts, people of color are the first to get arrested for marijuana – and the last to be licensed (Boston Globe)


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// Another Committee Approves Legalized Pot In Conn. (WNPR Connecticut Public Radio)

// Cannabis Enters the Kentucky Governor’s Race (Leafly (AP))

// British Columbia opens agricultural grants to cannabis companies (Marijuana Business Daily)

// New data shows record-breaking number of New Mexicans using medical marijuana (KRQE)

// Nova Scotia Woman Plans Constitutional Challenge of Roadside Cannabis Test (Leafly (Canadian Press))

// How Cannabis Legalization Sparked Beto O’Rourke’s Presidential Bid (Leafly )

// Senators Eye Oregon as ‘Tip of the Spear’ for Interstate Marijuana Sales (Weed Maps (AP))


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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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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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Monday, October 8, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, October 8, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Cresco Labs closes $100 million raise, draws institutional investors to cannabis industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Medical Cannabis To Be Available On Prescription ‘Within Weeks’ (Huffington Post)

// Exclusive: Report finds Washington state rushed into launching marijuana tracking system, fixes needed (Marijuana Business Daily)


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.


// First medical cannabis plants harvested in Ohio; sales still delayed (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Judge chews out state over marijuana licenses (NWF Daily News)

// B.C. marijuana rules say where you can’t smoke or vape (Keremeos Review)

// Woman fleeing domestic violence denied public housing due to medical marijuana use (WPXI)

// California Task Force Raids Over 250 Illegal Marijuana Grows (Merry Jane)

// Despite delays Arkansas medical cannabis cultivator on track to be growing by early 2019 (Talk Business & Politics)

// ‘I misspoke’: OMA president backtracks on suggestion that recreational cannabis is a gateway drug (CBC News)


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Tuesday, August 14, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana Policy Project Welcomes New Executive Director (Marijuana Moment)

// California cannabis icon Harborside to go public in Canada via CA$200M deal (Marijuana Business Daily)

// North Dakota recreational cannabis measure approved for ballot (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Lawmakers call on governor to prevent shutdown of medical marijuana businesses (Michigan Live)

// California Cities With Pot Bans Object To Plan To Allow Deliveries Statewide (KPIX 5 CBS SF BayArea)

// Golden Leaf to Acquire Nevada Cannabis Company in C$52.4 Million Deal (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Dr. Sanjay Gupta Will Launch a Line of Hemp CBD Products (Cannabis Now)

// UK Cannabis Legalization Could Raise £1 Billion In Tax Revenue, Says Think Tank (Green Market Report)

// UN Launches First-Ever Full Review Of Marijuana’s Status Under International Law (Marijuana Moment)

// Chart: How much consolidation awaits Colorado’s retail marijuana market? (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Friday, July 27, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, July 27, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Cannabis-based medicines get green light as UK eases rules (Guardian)

// AG Jeff Sessions’ marijuana comments leave top Massachusetts cannabis commissioner ‘surprised and pleased’ (Mass Live)

// Pot regulators asks cities and towns to restrain demands (CT Post (AP))


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// Sweet Leaf’s Three Remaining Metro Dispensaries Suspended by MED (Denver Westword)

// Why Are Only 4 Percent of Cannabis Businesses Owned By African Americans? (New Haven Register)

// A ‘game-changer’ for Pa. medical marijuana; flower goes on sale next week (Philly.com)

// California vape cartridge maker issues voluntary marijuana product recall (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission to hire a scorer to grade state dispensary applications (Arkansas Online)

// Cannabis edibles maker Dixie Brands outlines plans to go public in Canada (Marijuana Business Daily)

// California Officials Say No To Marijuana-Infused Alcohol And Bars With Cannabis Consumption (Marijuana Moment)


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