Author Archive | Shea Gunther

Thursday, September 20, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, September 20, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana Policy Project Endorses North Dakota Ballot Initiative to Legalize Marijuana for Adults (Cannabis Business Times)

// Cannabis Concentrates Sales Soar, Expected to Reach $3B This Year (Green Market Report)

// Marijuana Legalization Debated By Ohio And New Mexico Gubernatorial Candidates (Marijuana Moment)


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// Canadian cannabis firm Captor pays $6M to acquire a fourth California dispensary (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Giant bong, huggable buds: Marijuana museum opens in Vegas (CT Post (AP))

// Alberta cannabis retailers can expect ‘tight’ profit margins after wholesale prices revealed, business prof says (Toronto Star)

// Green Market Summit: A Look Into the World of Cannabis Banking (Green Market Report)

// Local stores sell CBD despite state order (Athens News)

// Michigan police departments concerned about possible impact of recreational marijuana (Click on Detroit)

// Toronto company offers cash to ‘cannabis connoisseurs’ to smoke marijuana (Alaska Highway News (Canadian Press))


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

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

// Aurora Cannabis says there is no beverage deal to announce (Global News)

// Pot Stocks Gain After Tilray Gets U.S. Approval to Import Medical Marijuana (Bloomberg)

// KushCo Holdings Reaches $51 Million in Annual Sales with $19 Million in Q4 (New Cannabis Ventures)


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.


// Beto O’Rourke Slams Drug War And Police Killing Of Botham Jean At Dallas Event (Marijuana Moment)

// NJ legal weed bill ’98 percent’ done. The final fight is over how much to tax marijuana (NorthJersey.com)

// FAQ: Utah Proposition 2 Would Legalize Medical Marijuana (Leafly)

// Legalising medical marijuana shows no effect on crime rates in US state (The Conversation)

// California Gov. Jerry Brown Keeps Saying Mean Things About Marijuana Consumers (Marijuana Moment)

// Alberta won’t permit cannabis lounges until edible products are regulated (Calgary Herald)

// South Africa Becomes First African Country to Legalize Recreational Cannabis Use (Merry Jane)


Check out our other projects:
Marijuana Today— Our flagship title, a weekly podcast examining the world of marijuana business and activism with some of the smartest people in the industry and movement.
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Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Coca-Cola Is Eyeing the Cannabis Market (Bloomberg)

// New York Cops Still Making Cannabis Arrests, Despite Mayor’s Policy (Leafly)

// Home delivery for medical marijuana? Michigan regulators consider it (Detroit Free Press)


These headlines are brought to you by the Om of Medicine medical marijuana dispensary of Ann Arbor, Michigan. Find out what everyone is talking about by opening up OmOfMedicine.org- and if you’re lucky enough to be in the Ann Arbor area, by stopping in for a visit.


// LDS Church releases new memo warning of legal risks from medical marijuana initiative (Salt Lake Tribune)

// Leafly plans to delist unlicensed marijuana businesses in Canada (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Parent firm of marijuana mag High Times raises $5M, extends cutoff for $50M goal (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Oklahoma cities passing zoning laws regulating medical marijuana (KFOR 4 News)

// Louisiana regulators remove 100-patient cap on marijuana doctors; some still worry about availability (The Advocate)

// Feds Would Compile Tips For Growing Marijuana Under Proposal Advancing In Congress (Marijuana Moment)

// Humane’ restaurant’s bizarre ‘kinder’ way of killing lobsters (Yahoo News)


Check out our other projects:
Marijuana Today— Our flagship title, a weekly podcast examining the world of marijuana business and activism with some of the smartest people in the industry and movement.
Marijuana Media Connect— A service that connects industry insiders in the legal marijuana industry with journalists, bloggers, and writers in need of expert sources for their stories.

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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)


These headlines are brought to you by the Om of Medicine medical marijuana dispensary of Ann Arbor, Michigan. Find out what everyone is talking about by opening up OmOfMedicine.org- and if you’re lucky enough to be in the Ann Arbor area, by stopping in for a visit.


// 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)


Check out our other projects:
Marijuana Today— Our flagship title, a weekly podcast examining the world of marijuana business and activism with some of the smartest people in the industry and movement.
Marijuana Media Connect— A service that connects industry insiders in the legal marijuana industry with journalists, bloggers, and writers in need of expert sources for their stories.

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Thursday, September 13, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, September 13, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Manhattan DA’s office drops more than 3,000 open marijuana cases (Reuters)

// WDIV/Detroit News poll: Michigan voters poised to approve recreational marijuana proposal (Click on Detroit)

// Anheuser Busch scion launches Colorado marijuana company (Marijuana Business Daily)


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.


// Recreational use of marijuana violates Mormon Word of Wisdom, church leaders say, regardless of legality (Salt Lake Tribune)

// Hemp CBD Market to More Than Double by 2022 (Green Market Report)

// Ability to take medical marijuana to school life changing for 4th grader (KDVR)

// Cannabis stocks are flying so high that even some in the industry are getting nervous (Financial Post)

// A year after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico’s medical marijuana program back on track (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Pharma giant Bayer on cannabis: No decision ‘until we fully understand market’ (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Puff Puff Pass Play: Stoner Gamer League Elevates Video Games (Marijuana.com)


Check out our other projects:
Marijuana Today— Our flagship title, a weekly podcast examining the world of marijuana business and activism with some of the smartest people in the industry and movement.
Marijuana Media Connect— A service that connects industry insiders in the legal marijuana industry with journalists, bloggers, and writers in need of expert sources for their stories.

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Legalization Is Stopping Dirty Cannabis From Hitting California Shelves (Leafly (AP))

// Josephine County’s Attempt To Upend Oregon Cannabis Laws Has Failed (Oregon Public Broadcasting)

// Michigan extends medical marijuana licensing deadline to Dec. 15, but 98 outfits must close (Detroit News)


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.


// Cherokee Nation: Oklahoma’s medical marijuana law holds no weight in tribal lands (Tulsa World)

// Trudeau cautions Canadians to be wary about consuming marijuana before travel (Globe and Mail (Canadian Press))

// Marijuana growers threaten to sue Cannabis Control Commission (Lowell Sun)

// Germany won’t award first cannabis cultivation licenses until early 2019 (Marijuana Business Daily)

// New York City Cannabis Investor Details Deployment of Almost $24 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// US marijuana company MJardin to go public in Canada via reverse takeover (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Watch This Cannabis Worker Fight Off Thieves with a Bong (Vice)


Check out our other projects:
Marijuana Today— Our flagship title, a weekly podcast examining the world of marijuana business and activism with some of the smartest people in the industry and movement.
Marijuana Media Connect— A service that connects industry insiders in the legal marijuana industry with journalists, bloggers, and writers in need of expert sources for their stories.

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana dispensaries waiting for licenses to get more breathing room (Detroit Free Press)

// Commission Discusses a Taxed-and-Regulated Cannabis Market for Vermont (Seven Days VT)

// Federal Court Rules In Favor Of Worker Rejected For Medical Marijuana Use (Marijuana Moment)


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.


// Congress Removes Military Veteran Medical Marijuana Provision From Funding Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// Poll: Marijuana legalization support helps Nikki Fried’s Ag. Commish bid (Florida Politics)

// Aurora Cannabis Buys South American ICC Labs In C$290 Million All Stock Deal (Green Market Report)

// Wirtz-linked Breakthru Beverage invests $9.2 million in Canadian marijuana producer (Chicago Tribune)

// Legal Marijuana Access Disrupts The Illicit Market, Study Finds (Marijuana Moment)

// People who break Manitoba cannabis rules to face fines up to $2,500 (The Province (Canadian Press))

// Chart: Dominant player emerging for state cannabis seed-to-sale tracking contracts (Marijuana Business Daily)


Check out our other projects:
Marijuana Today— Our flagship title, a weekly podcast examining the world of marijuana business and activism with some of the smartest people in the industry and movement.
Marijuana Media Connect— A service that connects industry insiders in the legal marijuana industry with journalists, bloggers, and writers in need of expert sources for their stories.

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Monday, September 10, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, September 10, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// District Attorneys Dismantle Legacy of Tough Marijuana Enforcement (NY Times)

// Canadian military to severely curtail use of recreational marijuana (CBC News)

// Marijuana use among baby boomers doubled in a decade, study shows (KOAA News 5 NBC)


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.


// Air Force says it’s not investigating Elon Musk for smoking pot (The Hill)

// Cash tax payment penalty lifted from cannabis industry (Lake Country News)

// ‘Real nonsense’: Why are Alaska marijuana buyers obsessed with high potency? (Alaska Daily News)

// Congress Will Pass Legalization Bills Next Year, Lawmakers Say (Leafly)

// MedMen Closes $53 Million Florida Acquisition (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Lab equipment giant Thermo Fisher makes a quiet bet on the Canadian cannabis industry (Financial Post)

// Did Barack Obama Smoke Marijuana At Disneyland? (Marijuana Moment)


Check out our other projects:
Marijuana Today— Our flagship title, a weekly podcast examining the world of marijuana business and activism with some of the smartest people in the industry and movement.
Marijuana Media Connect— A service that connects industry insiders in the legal marijuana industry with journalists, bloggers, and writers in need of expert sources for their stories.

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Friday, September 7, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, September 7, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New Jersey Mayors Demand Social Equity In Marijuana Legalization Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// Massachusetts marijuana retailers could get final go-ahead this month (Mass Live)

// Another bank closed Nikki Fried’s campaign account because of medical marijuana (Tampa Bay Times)


These headlines are brought to you by the Om of Medicine medical marijuana dispensary of Ann Arbor, Michigan. Find out what everyone is talking about by opening up OmOfMedicine.org- and if you’re lucky enough to be in the Ann Arbor area, by stopping in for a visit.


// SEC sues cannabis investment fund, warns investors about MJ industry ‘scam artists’ (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Maryland’s medical cannabis program technically bans food products – yet sells plenty of edible items (Baltimore Sun)

// CBD for CTE is Transforming How Pro-Athletes Recover From Traumatic Brain Injury (Herb)

// MedMen to Sell $75 Million of Units at $5.50 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Aphria fully exits U.S. cannabis market as it waits for federal laws to change (Toronto Star)

// Pot pamphlets found in 4-H Club youth bags at Colorado State Fair (KDVR Fox 31)

// Doctor Loses Medical License For Legally Treating Her Menstrual Cramps With Cannabis (Herb)


Check out our other projects:
Marijuana Today— Our flagship title, a weekly podcast examining the world of marijuana business and activism with some of the smartest people in the industry and movement.
Marijuana Media Connect— A service that connects industry insiders in the legal marijuana industry with journalists, bloggers, and writers in need of expert sources for their stories.

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Thursday, September 6, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, September 6, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// 146 Apply for 6 New Jersey Marijuana Dispensary Licenses (Marijuana.com (AP))

// Tobacco Giant Altria Is ‘Exploring Options’ On Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)

// Mississippi group starts drive to get medical marijuana on 2020 ballot (Marijuana Business Daily)


These headlines are brought to you by the Om of Medicine medical marijuana dispensary of Ann Arbor, Michigan. Find out what everyone is talking about by opening up OmOfMedicine.org- and if you’re lucky enough to be in the Ann Arbor area, by stopping in for a visit.


// Cannabis Stocks Are Soaring, and This Rally Is Based on Reality (Leafly)

// Major Pro-Legalization California Union Sides With Cops Against Marijuana Deliveries (Marijuana Moment)

// Legal Weed: California Legislators Clear Marijuana Bills on Last Day of Session (Marijuana.com)

// Top Lawmakers Talk Hemp Legalization At First Bicameral Congressional Conference Committee Meeting (Marijuana Moment)

// How Michigan medical marijuana testing works (Michigan Live)

// Canada Can’t Decide Where People Should Be Allowed To Consume Marijuana (Fresh Toast)

// Senate Bill Would Legalize Medical Marijuana For Military Veterans (Forbes)


Check out our other projects:
Marijuana Today— Our flagship title, a weekly podcast examining the world of marijuana business and activism with some of the smartest people in the industry and movement.
Marijuana Media Connect— A service that connects industry insiders in the legal marijuana industry with journalists, bloggers, and writers in need of expert sources for their stories.

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