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Thursday, January 10, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, January 10, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// ‘Better Than Ever’ Cannabis Coalition Hits the Ground Running (Leafly)

// Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission Unanimously Accepts Dispensary Scores (KUAR 89.1 NPR)

// Social consumption of marijuana should be allowed in Massachusetts, state committee says (Mass Live)


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// Recreational weed may spark up Michigan’s medical marijuana industry (Michigan Live)

// Study finds more than half of Michigan medical marijuana users admit to driving while high (CBS News)

// Black market cannabis is $3 cheaper per gram, Statistics Canada survey finds (Global News)

// Virginia Lawmakers Add Full Legalization To Growing List of Marijuana Bills Being Consideration (Marijuana Moment)

// Denver Unveils New System for Clearing Cannabis Convictions (Leafly (AP))

// Miami-Area Police Wrap Up 2018 by Arresting More People Than Ever for Pot (Miami New Times)

// High Times Has Some Glossy New Competition (New York Times)


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Wednesday, December 19, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New Study Finds Marijuana Component CBD Makes Glaucoma Worse (Forbes)

// Pennsylvania Issues 23 Additional Medical Cannabis Dispensary Permits (New Cannabis Ventures)

// RBC Capital Markets to start doing deals for cannabis companies, but will be ‘selective’ (London Free Press)



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// Arkansas delays licensing of medical marijuana dispensaries (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Maryland marijuana grower ForwardGro ordered to pay fine for using banned pesticides on cannabis crops (Baltimore Sun)

// Marijuana States Rights Amendment Blocked, But Cory Gardner Will Be Back (Roll Call)

// How Florida’s $250M medical cannabis market could open up to new businesses in 2019 (Marijuana Business Daily)

// U.S. cannabis companies set to steal Canada’s thunder in 2019 (Financial Post)

// Lawmakers In Two States Pre-File Bills To Allow Medical Marijuana At Schools (Marijuana Moment)

// Buy Weed With Cash To Protect Your Privacy: Watchdog (Huffington Post Canada)



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Thursday, October 4, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, October 4, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// iHeartMedia Seeks to Light Up Marijuana Market With High Times Stake (Wall Street Journal)

// Virginia official apologizes for Twitter ‘joke’ about shooting protesters at Rep. Andy Harris’ office (Baltimore Sun)

// Don’t delete your dealer’s number yet, legal cannabis shortage looms (CBC News)


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// License suspension ‘stark reminder’ for Canadian marijuana companies (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canopy Growth Insiders Sell $135 Million of Stock (New Cannabis Ventures)

// MedMen Buys Arizona, Illinois Dispensaries and Closes on a Loan (Green Market Report)

// Utah Medical Marijuana Opponents Have More Money, But Supporters Have More Individual Backers (Marijuana Moment)

// Voters In Seven States Will See These Marijuana Questions On Election Day (Forbes)

// Phoenix City Council shoots down ‘ambush-style’ medical marijuana tax (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cheerleader Gave Away Pot Brownies To Win Homecoming Queen Vote: Police (Huffington Post)


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Friday, September 28, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, September 28, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Campaign to amend marijuana rules started weeks before public knew (News OK)

// NJWeedman’ wants to get arrested. Police say no lawmakers still working on legal weed (NorthJersey.com)

// The DEA Just Placed a Marijuana-Derived Drug In Schedule V (Marijuana Moment)


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// Pa. ordered to tell PennLive reporter who is reviewing medical marijuana applications (Penn Live)

// Gov. Brown Signs Bill Letting Cities Approve Marijuana Special Events (KPIX 5 CBS)

// California’s Cannabis Equity Act Just Changed the Game (Leafly)

// Cannabis-Laced Drinks Could Be a $600 Million Market in U.S. by 2022 (Bloomberg)

// Multistate medical marijuana operators tapped for Virginia’s CBD program (Marijuana Business Daily)

// MedMen Equity Offering Increased to $86 Million as Underwriters Exercise Option (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Boston firm hired to score 203 Arkansas medical marijuana dispensary applications (Talk Business & Politics)


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Wednesday, September 5, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Weed stocks are going nuts after one of the largest marijuana companies strikes a deal for lab-made THC (Business Insider)

// Many Oklahoma doctors won’t recommend medical marijuana (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Aurora Cannabis Closes $200 Million Tier 1 Bank Debt Deal (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Canadian Cannabis Corp Makes Historic Investment in Jamaica (Forbes)

// State panel handing out Virginia’s first medical marijuana licenses will conduct work in secret (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

// How Cynthia Nixon Changed the New York Cannabis Game (Leafly)

// Few Crimes Linked to Legal Pot Dispensaries in First Half of 2018 (Voices of San Diego)

// How Many Americans Can Hold A Joint Of Marijuana Without Fear Of Going To Jail? (Marijuana Moment)

// Cannabis crackdown: Pot businesses stoked as law enforcement takes aim at unlicensed shops (Desert Sun)

// Why a saturated marijuana market is leading some Oregon growers to pivot to hemp (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Tuesday, August 21, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Wells Fargo Closes Florida Politician’s Account Due To Marijuana Donations (Forbes)

// Recreational marijuana initiative fails to garner enough signatures for ballot (Fox 25 News)

// California Cannabis Tax Receipts Fall Short Of Plans But MedMen Grabs 6% Of Sales (Green Market Report)


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// Arizona Judge Rejects Autism as a Medical Cannabis Condition (Leafly)

// Two metro school districts approve policies for on-campus medical marijuana use by students (KOCO News 5)

// Dozens of companies compete for a piece of Va.’s limited medical marijuana market (Washington Post)

// PA medical cannabis growers/processors on pace for $5M in sales in first year (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Chart: Consumption habits changing in Canada’s booming medical marijuana market (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Third marijuana product recall in California – this one due to alcohol content (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Class action suit filed on behalf of cannabis growers in California county (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Monday, July 30, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, July 30, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Oklahoma regulators move to drop controversial medical cannabis rules (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ontario to Revamp Cannabis Regs, Allow Private Retailers (Leafly)

// Christian Bax quits as state’s top medical marijuana regulator (Florida Politics)


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 tests are in, and 1 in 5 marijuana samples in California isn’t making grade (OC Register)

// Employment Rights For Marijuana Consumers Would Be Protected Under New Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// These 20 people are going to help figure out what to do with weed cases in N.J. (NJ.com)

// R.I. dispensaries begin selling to out-of-state customers (Providence Journal)

// Nevada marijuana dispensary owner says best customers skew older (Las Vegas Sun)

// Records show marijuana charges convictions fall more heavily on black Virginians (Daily Press)

// Black Lawmakers: Marijuana Decrim Is ‘Must-Do’ In First 100 Days of Democratic Congress (Marijuana Moment)


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Tuesday, May 29, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Judge Says Florida’s Ban on Smokable Medical Marijuana Is Unconstitutional (Leafly (AP))

// Legalization Advocate Rep. Tom Garrett Drops Re-election Bid Citing Alcoholism (Leafly)

// Alaskan Police Chief Calls Cannabis Prohibition ‘Counterproductive’ (Civilized)


Check out the newly released 2017 State of Cannabis Data Report from our friends over at Eaze! They first aggregated and anonymized the sales data flowing through their online sales platform (an order every ten seconds in 2017!) before they pulled out all sorts of useful bits of wisdom and information for you and other industry professionals. Pop over and check out this must-read resource!


// California Marijuana Tax Cut Plan Fails To Advance (CBS 13 Sacramento)

// Congressional Republicans Block Marijuana And Drug Policy Reforms In DC (Marijuana Moment)

// Senators Approve Funds For Feds To Restore Cannabis Genetics (Marijuana Moment)

// Thomas Jefferson University Is Creating The Largest Medical Marijuana Patient Database On The Planet (Herb)

// Aphria Joint Venture to Acquire 60% of Licensed African Cannabis Extracts Producer Verve (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Manitoba civil servant policy says booze OK marijuana not at office parties (Alaska Highway News)

// Cannabis a big hit at the Home Garden Flower show (Conway Daily Sun)


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Friday, March 30, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, March 30, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump ousts Veterans Affairs chief David Shulkin in administration’s latest shake-up (Cannabist)

// Canadian firm acquires three California marijuana companies (Marijuana Business Daily)

// German court hits brakes on medical cannabis cultivation plan (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Gov. Herbert says he will oppose medical marijuana ballot initiative (Fox 13 Salt Lake City)

// Berkeley Cuts Taxes On Marijuana To Compete With Black Market (CBS SF Bay Area)

// Virginia Governor Renews Marijuana Decriminalization Pledge (Marijuana Moment)

// State Treasurers Want Marijuana Meeting With Sessions (Marijuana Moment)

// Michigan orders 210 marijuana shops to close (Crain’s Detroit Business (AP))

// Could IRS policy change strip marijuana trade associations of tax exemption? (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Daily cannabis use could delay at-risk youth from moving to higher risk drug use: study (Globe and Mail)


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Tuesday, March 6, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Chart: Tourism drives hot start to recreational marijuana sales in Nevada, but where’s the ceiling? (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Don’t Legalize Marijuana, UN Drug Enforcement Board Warns Countries (Marijuana Moment)

// Video: Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-VA 10) Unable to Explain Her Anti-Veteran Vote (Blue Virginia)


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// Emerald Farms BC Cannabis JV Receives Health Canada License for 1.1 Million Square Foot Facility (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Nevada panel likely to keep barrier between gaming, marijuana (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Pennsylvania looks into changing medical marijuana program (WKBN)

// Detroit could miss out on millions from medical marijuana (Detroit Free Press)

// The Coming Decline of the Employment Drug Test (Bloomberg)

// New Michigan Poll Shows 61% Support For Marijuana Legalization (Weed News)

// New Jersey Lawmakers Begin Deliberations on Legal Cannabis (Merry Jane)


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