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Wednesday, July 18, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Jury Acquits Marijuana Patient Who Admitted To Breaking Georgia Law (Marijuana Moment)

// Michigan’s first licensed medical marijuana facilities in limbo (Michigan Live)

// Legalizing Marijuana Helps Police Solve Other Crimes, New Study Shows (Marijuana Moment)


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// Florida to issue four more medical marijuana licenses (Sun-Sentinel)

// Ohio’s medical marijuana patient registry put on hold (Cincinatti.com)

// Medical marijuana users worry Canada’s pot-impaired driving rules will run them off the road (Star Edmonton)

// Khiron Appoints Former Mexican President Vicente Fox to Board of Directors (New Cannabis Ventures)

// The Hazy Boundaries of Canada’s Cannabis Advertising Restrictions (Leafly)

// I was in total shock’: Methuen woman fired for off-duty marijuana use (WHDH 7 Boston)

// Voters In Key Congressional Districts Support Marijuana Legalization, Poll Says (Marijuana Moment)


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Friday, June 22, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, June 22, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Senators Vote To Block Marijuana Banking Amendment (Forbes)

// Republicans In Congress Aren’t Planning To Hold Hearings On The Pot Bill Trump Supports (BuzzFeed)

// Arkansas High Court Green-lights Medical Marijuana Program (Marijuana.com (AP))


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// Marijuana Legalization Bill Moves Forward In U.S. Territory (Marijuana Moment)

// Province plans to offer 300 different cannabis products after legalization (Edmonton Journal)

// Vermont State Police ‘lacks the technical capability’ to measure legal pot limits in edibles (Burlington Free Press)

// How Is ‘Cooking On High’ Legal? Netflix’s Newest Cooking Show Features A Secret Ingredient – Weed (Bustle)

// Rhode Island budget to boost medical marijuana dispensary fee from $5K to $250K (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Massachusetts regulators award first marijuana cultivation license for recreational program (Marijuana Business Daily)

// MJ Freeway cannabis software system hits new glitch in Washington state; contract up for renewal (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Tuesday, May 8, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Arkansas Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in medical marijuana case in June (Arkansas Times)

// Democratic Group Sees Political Value In Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)

// Loblaws Announces Plans to Sell Cannabis in Newfoundland & Labrador (Leafly)


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// Video Shows Canvasser Misleading Voter About Marijuana Initiative (KUER 90.1)

// Chart: Connecticut’s medical marijuana patient count is skyrocketing (Marijuana Business Daily)

// When It Comes To Colorado’s Marijuana Industry, Congress’ View Is Clouded By Myth (Colorado Public Radio)

// National Music Promoters Want a Slice of the Cannabis Pie (Leafly)

// Washington State Marijuana Companies Getting Some, But Not All Banking Services (Forbes)

// Ontario’s ‘Cannabis Product Call’ Offers Clues on the Forthcoming Retail Marketplace (Leafly)

// How Reddit’s r/trees Helped Scientists Make Marijuana Discoveries (Marijuana Moment)


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

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

// LePage vetoes bill to launch recreational marijuana marketplace (Portland Press Herald)

// As Denver Post Guts Cannabist, Former Editor Ricardo Baca May Buy It (Marijuana Moment)

// Seattle Moves to Wipe Out 2 Decades Of Marijuana Possession Convictions (Fortune)


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// Is Michael Cohen Trump’s Lawyer Investing In Marijuana? (Fresh Toast)

// At 89, legendary psychiatrist and marijuana advocate still wonders about Harvard professorship (Boston Globe)

// 5 Contentious Items in BC’s New Cannabis Legislation (Leafly)

// Michigan’s Cannabis Power Base Influences State Politics (Weed News)

// Walters: Effort to Revive Full Cannabis Legalization Flames Out (Seven Days)

// So far California has 6,000 licensed cannabis businesses. Here’s what that looks like (Orange County Register)

// NFL player makes medical marijuana history: ‘I have a life to live’ (CNN)


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Thursday, April 26, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, April 26, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Sessions Admits There ‘May Well Be Some Benefits From Medical Marijuana’ (Marijuana Moment)

// Cannabis Cultivation Will Be A Race To The Bottom (Forbes)

// This anti-weed member of the Kennedy family cashes in on opioid-addiction (Herb)


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// More older Americans are smoking marijuana (Washington Post)

// British Columbia under pressure to pass key cannabis legislation within days (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Gardner To Bring Bipartisan Cannabis Bill To Senate Floor (Colorado Public Radio)

// Bill to expunge marijuana convictions goes to Illinois House floor (WQAD 8)

// Oregon marijuana: Lots of data, few to analyze and check it (SF Gate (AP))

// Washington state cannabis businesses want mandatory pesticide testing, worrying small growers (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis Publisher Dope Media Raises $875K (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Monday, April 23, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, April 23, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Canada’s Ruling Liberal Party Endorses Drug Decriminalization (Marijuana Moment)

// Washington Governor: ‘We’ve Got The Best Weed’ (Marijuana Moment)

// For the first time a major Australian political party backs cannabis legalization (Herb)


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// Senator Wants Jeff Sessions To Meet With Drug War Victims (Marijuana Moment)

// Massachusetts lawmakers unlikely to update medical marijuana home cultivation law this session (Mass Live)

// Reduced home-grow limit offensive pot advocates say (Portland Press Herald)

// State wants to help marijuana businesses find an alternative to banks (Michigan Radio)

// Less politics, more commercial touches: Changes, big and small, evident at Denver’s 4/20 festival as marijuana industry takes control of event (Denver Post)

// Lawmakers pitch recreational marijuana as a way to help fund Arizona teacher pay raises (AZ Family)

// Your legal pot buying data could get you banned from the U.S. lawyers warn (Global News )


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Thursday, April 12, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, April 12, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Maine Senate joins House in passing recreational marijuana bill by veto-proof majority (Portland Press Herald)

// Arkansas Pauses Marijuana Dispensary Applications’ Review (U.S. News & World Report (AP))

// Quebec Finalizes Cannabis Supply Agreements with 6 Producers (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Recreational Pot Use May Be Cutting Into Beer Sales (CBS San Francisco)

// Kush Bottles Second Quarter Sales Surge 249% to $10.36 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// First round of Ohio doctors approved to recommend medical marijuana (Cleveland.com)

// Medical marijuana states experience wide spectrum of wholesale prices supply (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Sweet Leaf’s Future Still Cloudy After Denver Hearing Ends (Denver Westword)

// Judge Says Florida Man Can Grow His Own Medical Marijuana (Leafly (AP))

// Two-thirds of companies now have a medical marijuana policy (Quartz)


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Tuesday, April 3, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, April 3, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Studies link legal marijuana with fewer opioid prescriptions (New York Times (AP))

// Main bank for Illinois’ medical marijuana industry is pulling out, leaving some operators to deal in cash (Chicago Tribune)

// Weed Is Serious Business for Canada’s Go-To Pot Banker (Bloomberg)


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// Chart: Medical marijuana patient counts sales tumble in Maine (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Pizza, Pad Thai, and Pot: Home Delivery of Marijuana Is Legal in These States (Pew Trusts)

// The top 8 anti-pot politicians up for re-election this year (Herb)

// Micro-Security for Micro-Processors in Canada: Fair or Foul? (Leafly)

// More uncertainty as medical cannabis bill heads to state Senate for first time (WKRN)

// Utah Medical Association accuses medical marijuana campaign of misleading voters into supporting initiative (Salt Lake Tribune)

// VERIFY: Is Rep. Allen Peake violating cannabis law? (WMAZ)


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

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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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Friday, March 2, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, March 2, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Talks Up Death Penalty For Drug Dealers (Forbes)

// Illinois Senate Approves Marijuana Legalization Ballot Question (Marijuana Moment)

// Canopy, world’s biggest marijuana company, hopes for Nasdaq listing (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// House passes medical marijuana changes (Charleston Gazette-Mail)

// Vermont House Gives Initial OK For Saliva Test To Determine Presence Of Drugs In Drivers (Vermont Public Radio)

// New high tallied for Alaska marijuana tax collections (News Miner (AP))

// Lt. Gov. Randy McNally predicts close vote failure of medical marijuana bill (Tennessean)

// Publicly traded plant-touching marijuana companies: Q&A with Terra Tech CEO Derek Peterson (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Washington state extends contingency plan for marijuana tracking (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Texas Wesleyan coach fired after refusing to recruit Colorado player over weed laws (WFAA )


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