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Thursday, August 6, 2020 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

68-year-old Michael Thompson smiles slightly to the camera while standing against a detail-less grey fabric background while in prison serving an unjust prison sentence for marijuana.

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Thursday, August 6, 2020 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Michigan Attorney General Pushes Governor On Marijuana Clemency For Prisoner With COVID (Marijuana Moment)

// Psychedelics Decriminalization Initiative Officially Qualifies For D.C. Ballot (Marijuana Moment)

// MI may allow stand-alone adult-use cannabis licenses earlier than expected (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Grandmother Arrested For CBD At Disney World Sues Company With Powerful Legal Team (Marijuana Moment)

// Newer Cannabis Markets Continue to Show Robust Growth in June (New Cannabis Ventures)

// CBD Shops Adapt to Gov. Abbott’s Confusing Ban on Smokable Hemp (Dallas Observer)

// Canada defers regulatory fee deadline for cannabis industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Individual imports of cannabis continue to grow in Brazil (Marijuana Business Daily)

// American Heart Association: Cannabis Has Risks, No Benefits for Cardiovascular Health (International Business Times)

// Colorado Youth Marijuana Use ‘Has Not Significantly Changed’ Since Legalization, State Data Shows (Marijuana Moment)


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Thursday, May 14, 2020 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, May 14, 2020 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// AZ Court Rules Marijuana Initiative Can’t Collect Signatures Online (AZ Marijuana (AP))

// DEA Gets Few Comments On Far-Reaching Marijuana Research Proposal With Deadline Looming (Marijuana Moment)

// Most People In Recreational Marijuana States Believe Legalization Is A Success, Poll Finds (Marijuana Moment)


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// Utah marijuana dispensaries prep for drive-thrus, delivery after state signoff (Marijuana Business Daily)

// COVID-19 delays mandatory pesticide testing for Washington state recreational cannabis (Marijuana Business Daily)

// El Paso, Texas Lawmakers Approve Measure To Reduce Arrests For Low-Level Marijuana Possession (Marijuana Moment)

// Cannabis lobbying group announces leadership changes (Marijuana Business Daily)

// COVID-19 Is the Biggest Drug and Alcohol Enabler Right Now, Survey Finds (Merry Jane)

// Most Members Of New Biden-Sanders Criminal Justice Task Force Back Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// Ryan Basore spent years in prison for marijuana, now he’s launching his own brand (Lansing State Journal)


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Tuesday, May 5, 2020 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, May 5, 2020 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Constellation Brands Injects C$245 Million Into Canopy Growth by Exercising Expiring Warrants (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Nebraska Medical Marijuana Campaign’s New Signature Strategy Involves Masks And Disposable Pens (Marijuana Moment)

// Massachusetts Lawmakers Will Debate Bill To Provide Marijuana Businesses With Coronavirus Relief This Week (Marijuana Moment)


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// Colorado Won’t Rule Out Curbside Dispensary Options Post-COVID (Denver Westword)

// This is America: Super Bowl champ arrested for enjoying ‘essential’ product (Leafly)

// Dozens of states OK telemedicine for medical marijuana recommendations (Marijuana Business Daily)

// How 4/20 played out for marijuana businesses around the US (Marijuana Business Daily)

// MedMen temporarily closes most Florida stores (Florida Politics)

// New Zealand issues ‘unprecedented’ recreational cannabis bill ahead of referendum (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Need a Job? The Weed Industry Is Still Hiring Despite the Economic Downturn (Merry Jane)


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Friday, March 6, 2020 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, March 6, 2020 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Boston’s First Legal Weed Shop Is Finally Expected to Open on Monday (Merry Jane)

// New York arrest video makes the case for cannabis legalization (Leafly)

// Oregon Activists Collect Enough Signatures For Drug Decriminalization And Treatment Measure (Marijuana Moment)


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// New Michigan rule could increase business for cannabis growers (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ontario Cannabis Store releases first annual report covering legalization (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Utah’s top medical marijuana regulator is stepping down (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Pot distribution charges dropped against man transporting hemp through state (Rapid City Journal)

// New Justice Department Memo Aims To Block ‘Habitual Marijuana Users’ From Buying Guns (Marijuana Moment)

// VI cannabis advisory board meets for the first time (Vibe High)

// Check Out Leaked Photos of Nike’s New ‘Strawberry Cough’ Sneakers for 4/20 (Merry Jane)


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Tuesday, December 3, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Hundreds wait in line for first day of legalized recreational marijuana sales (Detroit Free Press)

// Federal Agency Adopts Policy Letting People With Drug Convictions Work At Credit Unions (Marijuana Moment)

// Charges stand in case of shipment from Vermont hemp farm seized by NYPD (Burlington Free Press)


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// Top Drug Treatment Providers Push UK Government To Consider Decriminalization (Marijuana Moment)

// Arkansas may revoke retailers’ inactive medical pot licenses (CT Post (AP))

// Shoppers Drug Mart medical cannabis portal goes national (Winnipeg Free Press)

// SOL Global Reports $51 Million Loss (Green Market Report)

// Could Life Insurance Go Up in Smoke for Some Vapers? (New York Times (Reuters))

// Is the vape scare affecting the cannabis market? (Leafly)

// Canadian islanders angry over US mail searches (BBC News)


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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Chart: Oklahoma medical marijuana sales far exceed expectations (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Congress takes a historic first step on national cannabis legalization (Leafly)

// Colorado Supreme Court Rules Convicts Can Use Medical Weed While on Probation (Merry Jane)


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// LA Cannabis Director Says Audit of Social Equity Program to Begin (NBC Los Angeles)

// Are you getting the CBD you paid for? We put 47 products to the test (Leafly)

// DA likely to drop case clouded by marijuana-hemp confusion (ABC Fox Montana)

// Curaleaf Q3 Revenue Grows 189% to $61.8 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// 94% of Holders Opt to Convert Aurora Cannabis Debt (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Investors Remain Confident in Cannabis Industry (Cision PR Newswire)

// Michigan awards first marijuana licenses paving, way for Dec. 1 sales (Detroit Free Press)


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Thursday, August 22, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, August 22, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Weedmaps will stop advertising unlicensed cannabis retailers ‘later this year’ (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Impact of California high court medical cannabis ruling unclear for state’s businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ontario releases results of cannabis store draw in what may be province’s last lottery (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Colorado man who says he was delivering hemp charged in SD with selling marijuana (Rapid City Journal)

// Canadian woman faces lifetime ban after getting caught with CBD oil at U.S. border (CBC News)

// North Carolina House OKs Ban on Smokable Hemp (Leafly (AP))

// Michigan offers application help to adult-use marijuana businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// EPA Announces Review Of Pesticide Applications For Hemp (Marijuana Moment)

// Report reveals Canadians’ mixed reactions to proposed warning labels on edibles (Growth Op)

// Tilray to Post a Profit in Canada in the ‘Next Quarter or Two,’ CEO Says (Bloomberg)


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Thursday, July 18, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, July 18, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// U.S. Weed Leader Curaleaf Surges on $875 Million Deal (Bloomberg)

// ‘Breakdown’ in Washington state traceability system update costs cannabis businesses thousands (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Utah drops residency restriction for medical cannabis growers (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Senate Schedules Second Cannabis Hearing For Next Week (Marijuana Moment)

// California government report finds regulators are unable to fully oversee the state’s marijuana market (Marijuana Business Daily)

// The DEA Seized Fewer Plants But Made More Pot Arrests in 2018, Report Says (Merry Jane)

// Disney World Fires Bartender for Using CBD Oil to Treat Foot Pain (Merry Jane)

// Bipartisan lawmakers offer federal bill to break medical marijuana research logjam (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Thousands Of Comments Urge FDA To Allow CBD In Foods And Supplements (Marijuana Moment)

// Does an oyster festival donation help a marijuana company comply with state law? Regulators say no. (Mass Live)


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Friday, May 24, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, May 24, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New Jersey Assembly approves medical cannabis expansion (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis Control Commission approves first sale of a marijuana company (Mass Live)


// Hemp Farmers Guaranteed Federal Crop Insurance Through Disaster Bill Amendment (Marijuana Moment)


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// ‘I Can’t Breathe’: Video Shows Grandmother With Arthritis Arrested For CBD At Disney World (Marijuana Moment)

// Gotham Green Completes Initial $100 Million Tranche of the MedMen Secured Convertible Loan (New Cannabis Ventures)

// THC Does Not Increase Risk of Traffic Accidents New Study Reports (Merry Jane)

// House Committee Approves Immigration Bill With Marijuana Protections (Marijuana Moment)

// NFL makes move toward reform of marijuana policy with new Pain Management Committee (AZ Central)

// Popular Police Field Tests Can’t Tell the Difference Between CBD and Marijuana (NBC Washington)

// Maine Finally Develops Plan To Begin Commercial Marijuana Sales (Maine Public)



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Wednesday, May 8, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Congressional Committee Cancels Votes On Marijuana Bills For Veterans (Marijuana Moment)

// Federal Agency Updates Rules On Trademarks For Hemp And CBD Products (Marijuana Moment)

// Medical marijuana firms challenge Trulieve ruling, want more storefronts (Sun Sentinel)


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// Denver voters appear to reject effort to decriminalize ‘magic mushrooms’ (NBC News)

// Debunking Reefer Madness: New Study Says Weed Doesn’t Actually Cause Psychosis (Merry Jane)

// Chart: Florida medical cannabis market surges ahead, with five companies dominating (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Two bills aim to help remove certain marijuana charges from criminal records (WGME 13 CBS)

// California’s Top Pot Regulator, Lori Ajax, Stands Up for Legal Deliveries (Leafly)

// Grandmother arrested for having CBD oil at Disney checkpoint (WDBO 965)

// Medical Marijuana Cost a Nursing Student Her Spot at Nova Southeastern (Miami New Times)


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