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Tuesday, March 26, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana Legalization Vote Cancelled Due To Lack of Support In New Jersey Senate (Marijuana Moment)

// Connecticut Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Legalization Bill In Key Committee (Marijuana Moment)

// Diversity Provisions Added To Marijuana Banking Bill Up For Congressional Vote This Week (Marijuana Moment)


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// Student pleads guilty to illegal wiretapping after live-streaming congressional staffer in meeting (Washington Post)

// ‘All the advantages are going to the big-money people’: Mass. and Boston inch forward on marijuana equity efforts (Boston Globe)

// New York State Only Pretends It Wants Diversity In Cannabis Companies (Green Market Report)

// Local crime data shows recreational pot shops are ‘good neighbors’ (Boston 25 News)

// Brookline recreational marijuana shop says lines are under control as most customers reserve ahead of time (Boston Globe)

// Louisiana Patients Demand Cannabis Be on Shelves by May 15 (Leafly (AP))

// Wanted by the DEA: Someone to Burn 1,000 Pounds of Weed Per Hour (Merry Jane)


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Monday, March 25, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, March 25, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Gotham Green to Invest $250 Million into MedMen (Merry Jane)

// Decision day for New Jersey? $1.5 billion recreational cannabis market at stake (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Here’s how the first day of recreational marijuana sales in Brookline went (Boston.com)


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// UP school with marijuana program to spend $1M on equipment (WBAY Action News 2)

// Cleveland School of Cannabis is growing, operating in black (Crain’s Cleveland Business)

// Cannabis country: Marijuana drives new industry in Central Mass. cities, towns (Worcester Telegram)

// Men hold 93% of Canadian cannabis boardroom positions (Marijuana Business Daily)

// House dumps bid to make marijuana extracts legal (Arizona Capitol Times)

// Legalization Activists Push Marijuana Industry To Uphold Social Responsibilities (Marijuana Moment)

// 2020 Presidential Candidate Cory Booker Voices Support for Cannabis Legalization in New Jersey (Civilized)


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Monday, September 17, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, September 17, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

Note: Apologies- we are not producing a podcast today. Instead, we’re running an episode of the Green Rush Podcast featuring Alan Brochstein of New Cannabis Ventures.

 


// Lawmaker Presses Trump Official On Banning Canadians From US For Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)

// Congressional Black And Hispanic Caucuses Focus On Marijuana Reform At Events (Marijuana Moment)

// Canadian Police Could Be Allowed To Consume Cannabis During Off-Hours (Civilized)


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// Ohio to strip license from medical cannabis grower (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Chart: Alaska’s recreational cannabis market strong, but seasonal sales swings a challenge for MJ businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// We charge way too much’: Why Nevada’s pot prices are expected to drop (Las Vegas Sun)

// ‘Stop persecuting marijuana,’ ex-lawmaker says after acquittal on pot charge (WZZM 13 ABC)

// Vermont’s ‘Drug Recognition Experts’ Are Met With Skepticism (Valley News)

// Longtime head of California cannabis growers group steps down to head new MJ venture (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana Opponent Compares Legalization To Deadly Hurricane Florence (Marijuana Moment)


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

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
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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Wednesday, June 21, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// The Latest: Nevada Says Determined to Meet July 1 Deadline (New York Times (AP))

// Pennsylvania issues permits to 12 medical marijuana growers (Washington Post (AP))

// MJ Freeway experiences second security breach in 2017, calls it ‘a theft’ (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// N.Y. Senate approves medical marijuana as PTSD treatment (New York Daily News)

// Colorado Supreme Court won’t hear appeal in fight over doubled-up pot taxes (Denver Post)

// Critics Say House Pot Bill Weakens Diversity Efforts (U.S. News & World Report (AP))

// Canada’s Marijuana Mega Farms (Marijuana.com)

// Right now there’s no way to know what’s in your California weed. That’s about to change (Cannabist)

// Marijuana Taxes Just Got A Lot Less Sticky (San Francisco Weekly)

// Mike Pence Tells Central American Leaders the United States Will Return to ‘War On Drugs’ Tactics (Merry Jane)


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Wednesday, June 14, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, staunch marijuana legalization supporter, to run for Colorado governor (Cannabist)

// Justice Department No. 2: Marijuana Memo Still In Effect (MassRoots)

// Rev. Al Sharpton Calls For More Diversity In White-Dominated Weed Industry (Huffington Post)


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// Sandoval signs 3 marijuana bills into law, vetoes one (Las Vegas Sun)

// Marijuana Company Successfully Sponsors Dale Earnhardt’s Grandson In NASCAR (Fresh Toast)

// As cannabis industry grows, tensions rise over energy use (Oregon Business)

// Ray Rodrigues: ‘We believe we will win’ suit over medical marijuana smoking ban (Florida Politics)

// Oregon defends legal marijuana market to feds (Oregonian)

// Hawaiian medical marijuana dispensaries ‘bleeding money’ as they still can’t sell anything (Cannabist)

// Will Washington State Finally Get Homegrow? (Leafly)


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Friday, April 28, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, April 28, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Update: After meeting with Sessions, Colorado gov thinks AG unlikely to crack down on marijuana (Cannabist)

// Colorado Rep. Ed Perlmutter introduces bill to allow pot shops to bank (Denverite)

// Maryland Governor Orders Disparity Study on State’s MMJ Program (Marijuana Industry News)


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// Justice Department Sends Reminder On Marijuana Bankruptcy Cases (MassRoots)

// Trump, the Business, Is Hosting a Cannabis Real Estate Seminar (Leafly)

// Disney World Officially Bans Marijuana (Marijuana.com)

// U.S. Postal Service says no to marijuana tax payment in Alaska (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Vermont House Panel OKs Bill to Expand Medical Marijuana (VN Valley News)

// Legal Weed’s No. 1 Warrior Puts Down His Pipe (Daily Beast)

// Rep. Brad Sherman Worried North Korea Could Smuggle Nuke In ‘Bale Of Marijuana’ (Huffington Post)


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Wednesday, April 26, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// One of President Trump’s Drug Advisors Doesn’t Even Believe Marijuana Is Medicine (Merry Jane)

// Canadian Medical Cannabis Patient Population Soars 227% (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Marijuana company exec offers compromise that could lead to special session (Baltimore Sun)


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// Assembly Committee Approves PTSD For NY Medical Marijuana Program (Weed News)

// Montana Legislature approves new medical marijuana regulations taxes (KTVH NBC)

// One acre greenhouse being prepped to grow medical cannabis in Maryland (Fox News Baltimore)

// A month past deadline Gov. Snyder has still not seated marijuana board to issue new licenses (Detroit Metro Times)

// In less than a week you will be able to buy marijuana until 10 p.m. in Denver (Denverite)

// Weed on a plane: How Alaska marijuana businesses carry pounds of pot on board with police blessing (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Washington’s marijuana sales bumped 79 percent on 4/20 (Seattle PI)


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Thursday, April 13, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, April 13, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Ottawa to speed up approval process for pot producers (The Globe and Mail)

// Jeff Sessions “Surprised” by Public Backlash Over His Anti-Marijuana Stance (Merry Jane)

// Colorado cannabis sales top $126M in February 2017 amid federal uncertainty (The Cannabist)


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// Black caucus issues ‘ultimatum’ on medical marijuana (Baltimore Sun)

// Diversity and marijuana (Baltimore Sun)

// O.penVAPE Rebrands as Organa Brands and Enters Edibles Market (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Legalizing Cannabis Will Fail If Producers Can’t Brand Their Pot (Huffington Post)

// Iowa Senators eye expanded medical marijuana; Iowa Reps express doubt (The Gazette)

// These Smarties represent Missouri veteran’s meds; he would prefer medical marijuana (Kansas City Star)

// Are People Moving to Canna-Legal States Just for Weed? (Merry Jane)


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Monday, March 13, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, March 13, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// The case for drug war “reparations” (Vice)

// Oakland Licensing Plan Builds in Diversity and Reparations (Leafly )

// After recalls, marijuana industry focuses on sharing test results (CBC News)


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// Americans for Safe Access Releases State Cannabis Report Cards (Culture Magazine)

// Anchorage collects first full month of marijuana sales tax revenue (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Proponent: Package stores likely won’t be going to pot (Boston Herald)

// Launching retail marijuana sales in Nevada will cost $14M over 2 years (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// Cannabis Culture Dispensaries Owned By Emerys Tied To Organized Crime: Police (Huffington Post)

// NJ Man Faces Charges in Killing of California Pot Grower (NBC Bay Area)

// Medbox founder used marijuana vending machine company funds to buy luxurious California home (Fox 43)


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