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Wednesday, June 13, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Medical Marijuana Protections Included in Senate CJS Appropriations Bill (Cannabis Business Times)

// California cannabis market transition period about to end; price spikes shortages may occur (Marijuana Business Daily)

// High Times Parent Q1 Sales Plunge 65% Leading to $12.3 Million Net Loss (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// South Carolina Voters Approve Medical Marijuana Question On Democratic Ballot (Forbes)

// Vermont medical marijuana patient count plateaus; some blame recreational MJ (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Michigan Dispensaries to be Re-Branded as ‘Provisioning Centers’ (High Times)

// Aurora Cannabis to Pay $115 Million in Stock to Acquire Anandia Labs (New Cannabis Ventures)

// New licenses open doors for Canadian marijuana entrepreneurs (Marijuana Business Daily)

// How Mapping Marijuana DNA Could Change the Future of Pot (Rolling Stone)

// Uruguay struggling to meet demand for legal marijuana (Washington Post)


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

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Vows To ‘Get Much Tougher’ On Drugs In State Of The Union Speech (Marijuana Moment)

// John Chiang offers plan to create a public bank for marijuana businesses (SF Gate)

// High taxes spark sticker shock for cannabis customers in California (Cannifornian)


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// Maine House Leader suggests delaying cannabis sales another year (Cannabist (AP))

// Cannabis Wheaton acquires Uruguayan hemp CBD producer for $15 million (Marijuana Business Daily)

// San Diego reports brisk business during first month of recreational marijuana sales (San Diego Tribune)

// Targeting marijuana industry Boulder venture capital firm launches $50M fund (Denver Business Journal)

// Here’s What a Gram of Cannabis Costs in Cities Around the World (Leafly)

// Scotts’ hydroponics business slowed by ‘bottleneck’ in California’s recreational marijuana industry CEO says (Columbus Business Journal)

// Hydropothecary Raises $149.5 Million Selling Units at $4.00 (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Wednesday, October 25, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Washington Tops $1.1 Billion in Cannabis Sales at 9-Month Mark (Leafly)

// State to move forward with new medical marijuana rules (Boston Globe)

// Just-Retired Top US Global Narc: Marijuana Rescheduling Likely (Marijuana Moment)


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// Medical marijuana license delays anger Florida state senators (Sun Sentinel)

// Hemp Planting to Triple in Uruguay as Legal Marijuana Stumbles (Bloomberg)

// GOP Congressman Wants Trump To Help Legalize Medical Marijuana (Forbes)

// $5.5 million study to probe impact of marijuana legalization on use behavior, mental health (CU Boulder Today)

// Poll Finds 70.6% Support For Legalizing Cannabis In Connecticut (Weed News)

// Baltimore Preps for First Batch of Dispensaries (Leafly)

// The Dope On Dope Magazine (Green Market Report)


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

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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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Monday, August 21, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, August 21, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Speakers And Partners Dropping From CWCBE Due To Association With Roger Stone (Weed News)

// One million people are expected to visit Oregon for the eclipse – and the demand for marijuana is surging (Business Insider)

// MassRoots Drops a Friday Evening Bomb (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Fake data on marijuana is spewed by a government agency (Denver Post)

// Politicians and Police Officials are Still Making Up Blatant Lies about Fentanyl-Laced Marijuana (Merry Jane)

// Bank boycott snuffs Uruguay’s legal marijuana sales (Medical Press)

// W.Va. leaders get a look at marijuana industry (Weirton Daily Times)

// Board Votes To Add Ailments To Medical Marijuana Program (Hartford Courant)

// Marijuana Critics Describe What It’s Like to Have the World’s Best Job (Vice)

// Cannabis congeniality: A handful of bed and breakfasts are just fine with their guests lighting up (Register-Guard)


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Friday, July 21, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, July 21, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Feds Hold Secret Marijuana Meetings In Colorado (MassRoots)

// Canadian provinces may seek delay in recreational cannabis rollout (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Long Lines $1.30 Grams Mark Uruguay’s Legal Cannabis Debut (Leafly (AP))


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// Michigan companies can’t fill jobs because too many people can’t pass a drug test (Crain’s Detroit Business)

// Drug-testing companies can’t find workers (Boulder Weekly)

// Raid on Los Angeles marijuana grow has Teamsters up in arms (Marijuana Business Daily)

// DOH may certify Hawaii’s first medical marijuana testing lab soon (Hawaii News Now)

// A look at Denver’s Levitt Pavilion funded in part by $250,000 donation from marijuana companies (Cannabist)

// Sessions has no plans to resign despite Trump rebuke (Cannabist)

// Senator Nelson Resubmits Medical Marijuana Bill In Face Of Federal Government Crackdown (Virginia Islands Consortium)


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Thursday, July 20, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, July 20, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Massachusetts Legislature Backs Deal on Recreational Pot Law (New York Times (AP))

// About 45 percent of Americans have tried marijuana new Gallup, poll finds (Trib Live)

// Legal Marijuana Advocates Not Interested In Study Commissions (MassRoots )


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// Distribution Woes Are a Major Buzzkill for the California Pot Industry (LA Weekly)

// ‘Major milestone’: Colorado hits half a billion in cannabis tax revenue (Cannabist)

// Marijuana Stigma Hurts Doctor-Patient Relationship, Study Says (Leafly)

// Bad weed- Marijuana is now legal in an entire country – but the weed is weak (Vice News)

// Competitive grants for Colorado marijuana tax funding mean some schools miss out (Cannabist)

// Reward jumps to $55,000 for robbers who killed veteran guarding Colorado pot dispensary (Cannabist)

// Undercover Cops Gave Denver’s Church of Cannabis Founders Public Smoking (Merry Jane)


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Wednesday, July 19, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New Hampshire Just Decriminalized Cannabis Possession (Leafly)

// Recreational weed sales begin tomorrow at Uruguay’s pharmacies (Cannabist)

// No replacement winners if PA revokes a medical marijuana permit (Elevated Nation)


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// Congressman Running For Sessions’s Senate Seat Backs Medical Marijuana (MassRoots)

// Treasurer has ‘no idea’ if pot shops can open by July 2018 (Lowell Sun)

// Oklahoma DA protests ruling to return pipes and papers to head shop (Cannabist)

// Marijuana advocacy group Drug Policy Alliance hires director (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Democrats say Gov. Scott Walker accepted donation from marijuana trade group (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

// A Canadian marijuana growth strategy: Q&A with Canopy CEO Bruce Linton (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Can Oakland Help Solve the Weed Industry’s Diversity Problem? (Rolling Stone)


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Monday, July 10, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, July 10, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Nevada dispensaries running out of marijuana; governor steps in (Reno Gazette-Journal)

// Massachusetts lawmakers approve compromise $40.2 billion state budget (Boston.com)

// Walmart Is Selling a $299 Cannabis Rosin Press. So We Bought One (Leafly)


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// ‘San Diego DA’s Exit is a Celebration for All, Especially Cannabis Advocates (Leafly)

// University of Maryland School of Pharmacy takes on training for medical marijuana (Baltimore Sun)

// Weed-Smoking Gorilla Ushers in New Era in Marijuana Packaging (Bloomberg)

// With Legal Weed Sales Just Weeks Away, Uruguay Plans To Make Retail Cannabis As Boring As Possible (Merry Jane)

// Nevada’s recreational marijuana industry has powerful momentum (Las Vegas Sun)

// Communities activists and businesses in holding pattern while Massachusetts Legislature debates pot (Metro West Daily News)

// Maine lawmakers still have work ahead (Portland Press Herald)


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Wednesday, May 3, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana Legalization Passes Vermont House (Weed News)

// Hydropothecary Ceases All Cannabis Shipments Due to Myclobutanil Contamination (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Scotts Miracle-Gro homing in on ‘big vision’ for hydroponics as state-legal cannabis grows (Cannabist)


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// Aurora Cannabis Boosts Cash Position to $160mm Following $75mm Bond Deal (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Congress Tightening Grip on DC Marijuana Legalization (MassRoots)

// Clark County to begin accepting early applications for recreational marijuana dispensaries (News 3 Las Vegas)

// New Hampshire takes another step toward pot decriminalization (WCVB 5 ABC)

// NEW: Florida House approves medical marijuana bill (Palm Beach Post)

// Uruguay opens registry to buy marijuana (ABC News)

// Christie says legalizing pot is stupid. Here’s what N.J. governor candidates would do. (NJ.com)


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