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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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Friday, March 22, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, March 22, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// You can’t own more than three pot shops, but these companies are testing the limit – and bragging about it (Boston Globe)

// 50 unlicensed medical marijuana shops to be shut down by Michigan officials (Michigan Live)

// Portland’s $6 Eighth-Ounces Are the Future of Cannabis (Leafly)


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// New York Legalization Lives or Dies by Friday Senator Says (Leafly)

// Marty Walsh writes in to New York Times after article on legalizing recreational marijuana (Boston.com)

// Illinois Senate panel passes bill to protect banks serving cannabis businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// A North Dakota House Bill would Increase Patient Access to Medical Marijuana (KXNet CBS)

// Smokable medical marijuana sold for first time in Florida at Tallahassee dispensary (Orlando Sentinel)

// Florida Commission Plans To Loosen Regulations On Marijuana Before UFC Event (Low Kick MMA)

// Military Veterans Organizations Press Congress On Medical Marijuana Research (Marijuana Moment)


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Thursday, March 21, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, March 21, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Murphy: Still Not Enough Support In NJ To Legalize Marijuana (WCBS Radio)

// Cuomo: Pot legalization dropped from New York state budget (CNN)

// Curaleaf signs distribution deal with CVS for hemp products (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Medical marijuana sponsor says governor will sign bill, but Lee’s office says otherwise (WKRN News)

// So far, legalizing pot isn’t paying off in Massachusetts (Boston Globe)

// Arkansas Senate passes medical cannabis bills affecting edibles advertising (Marijuana Business Daily)

// John Hickenlooper calls Donald Trump a ‘bully,’ discusses health care and legalizing marijuana in CNN town hall (Newsweek)

// Beto O’Rourke Says Prosecute Pharma Execs And Legalize Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)

// Canada Wants to Tax Your Cannabis Based on THC Content (Leafly)

// Don’t Be Greedy! Why Cannabis Companies Should Support Home Cultivation (Forbes)


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

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// First Congressional Marijuana Vote Of 2019 Officially Scheduled For Next Week (Marijuana Moment)

// Grabbing enough votes for legal weed in N.J. has ‘a ways to go,’ Murphy says (NJ.com)

// Yavapai County attorney: Arizona voters never intended to legalize marijuana extracts, edibles (Daily Courier)


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// Rice: Expungement Bill Shouldn’t be Contingent on Recreational Marijuana Legalization (Insider NJ)

// U.S. Postal Service Issues Advisory On Mailing Hemp-Derived CBD (Marijuana Moment)

// Smokable medical marijuana is legal in Florida, so why can’t patients get it yet? (WTSP 10 CBS)

// Former Health Department attorney files lawsuit against Unity Bill (Oklahomian)

// Hawaii Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Decriminalization Bill In Joint Committee Hearing (Marijuana Moment)

// NHL Alumni Study Centres on CBD, Puts THC on Ice (Leafly)

// RBC to Lend Eve & Co. $18.7 Million to Construct Cannabis Greenhouse (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Tuesday, March 19, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Smokable medical marijuana now legal in Florida (Boston 25 News)

// New Jersey legislature advances bill to legalize recreational marijuana (The Hill)

// State judge: CCC lacks power over contents of local marijuana contracts (Boston Globe)


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// Pennsylvania senators pen bill for adult-use marijuana (ABC 27 News)

// Illinois treasurer pushes for marijuana dispensaries to use banks, credit unions (Fox Illinois)

// Health Canada tells cannabis industry they’re falling short on regulations (Daily Hive)

// Cory Booker blasts ‘senators bragging about their pot use’ (Washington Post)

// Chart: Ohio medical marijuana sales start strong, but not all patients are buying (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Police Sued Over Bulldozer Chase That Killed Cannabis Suspect (Leafly (AP))

// Marijuana company Curaleaf to buy Nevada’s Acres Cannabis for $70M (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Monday, March 18, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, March 18, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// SXSW Cannabis Headliner Draws Crowds and Protest (Leafly)

// Gov. Charlie Baker pushes bill to crack down on marijuana-impaired drivers (Mass Live)

// Trump White House Claims Executive Privilege Over Agency Memos on Marijuana Legalization (Reason)


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// Legalizing Marijuana With a Focus on Social Justice Unites 2020 Democrats (New York Times)

// Medical cannabis expansion bill could still be signed by governor (KOAT 7 Action News)

// As marijuana gets legalized companies drop THC testing of employees (Herald-Tribune)

// RCMP worried Hells Angels and Mafia would take over medical cannabis business internal report says (Toronto Star)

// California May Try to Fill the Gaps on Provisional Licensing (Canna Law Blog)

// Secretary of State: Voter initiative bill would apply to cannabis petition (Post Register)

// New Mexico Lawmakers Send Marijuana Decriminalization Bill To Governor (Marijuana Moment)


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Friday, March 15, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, March 15, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New Mexico bill to create state-run pot shops appears dead (Washington Post (AP))

// Lawmakers propose package of bills as discussion begins about legalizing recreational marijuana in Connecticut (Hartford Courant)

// Medical marijuana ‘Unity Bill’ signed into law by Gov. Kevin Stitt (Tulsa World)


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// From casinos to cannabis: the Native Americans embracing the pot revolution (Guardian)

// Bipartisan Bill Shields Federal Workers From Being Fired For Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)

// Murphy says medical marijuana program added 25K patients (San Francisco Chronicle (AP))

// Canada’s dried cannabis supply builds as adult-use sales decline (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Bill would force insurance companies to help cover medical marijuana as treatment option (WGME 13 CBS)

// Trulieve adds 25th Florida dispensary in Miami Gardens (Florida Politics)

// Where Presidential Candidate Beto O’Rourke Stands On Marijuana (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, March 14, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, March 14, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Florida House passes repeal of medical marijuana smoking ban sending it to Gov. Ron DeSantis (Orlando Sentinel)

// Cowboys’ David Irving Weed Offers Rolling In… After NFL Retirement (TMZ)

// New York Senate And Assembly Include Marijuana Legalization In Budget Proposals (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.


// Aurora Cannabis pops nearly 14% after billionaire activist investor Nelson Peltz joins as an advisor (CNBC)

// Atlanta police will no longer ask about marijuana use on applications (WSB-TV 2)

// Missouri House Approves Bill To Expunge Marijuana Records For Medical Patients (Marijuana Moment)

// Arkansas OKs second medical cannabis grower as market launch nears (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Newstrike Sells Out at Low Premium to HEXO Corp in $263 Million Stock Deal (New Cannabis Ventures)

// About 20 workers form Ontario’s first marijuana industry union (Marijuana Business Daily)

// NY marijuana trade group expels MedMen; company says it hasn’t been notified (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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Wednesday, March 13, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The Great Northern Cannabis dispensary sign is seen from street level.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Alaska approves regulations for marijuana consumption in retail shops (Juneau Empire)

// We Finally Know What’s in New Jersey’s Cannabis Legalization Bill (Leafly)

// Events where cannabis is popular – like 4/20 – may now apply for a permit, SF supervisors say (San Francisco Chronicle)


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.


// Lawmakers Press Treasury Official On Marijuana Business Banking Access (Marijuana Moment)

// CBD Market Could Pull In $16 Billion By 2025, Says Study (Forbes)

// He took the leap into cannabis. Now everyone is following (CNN)

// Floyd Landis is back in the cycling game, and this time it’s on his own terms (ESPN)

// Acreage Holdings Q4 Pro Forma Sales Reach $23 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission hears calls for less red tape, lower-cost products (Mass Live)

// UN Organizations Unite In Call for International Drug Decriminalization (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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Tuesday, March 12, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A marijuana plant grows near harvest.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Harvest Health sets cannabis industry standard with $850 million acquisition of multistate operator Verano (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Black Lawmakers to Block Legalized Marijuana in N.Y. if Their Communities Don’t Benefit (New York Times)

// Minnesota Senate Committee Kills Marijuana Legalization Bill (Marijuana Moment)


These headlines are brought to you by Curaleaf, one of the leading vertically-integrated cannabis operators in the U.S. With legal medical marijuana dispensaries, cultivation sites, and processing facilities all over the United States, Curaleaf has served more than 100,000 medical cannabis patients and looks forward to helping many more long into the future. Swing over to Curaleaf.com to learn more about this very cool company!


// State news briefs: Oklahoma lawmakers send medical marijuana bill to governor (Shawnee News-Star)

// Ohio’s medical marijuana sales top $1.8 million in first 2 months (WKYC 3 NBC)

// Bill to allow home-grown medical marijuana passes New Hampshire House (Boston Globe (AP))

// Ohio grants cannabis firm permission to produce concentrates, edibles, topicals (Marijuana Business Daily)

// CA class action suit set to proceed against county that banned marijuana grows (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Minority Cannabis Business Association Releases Model Municipal Social Equity Ordinance for Nationwide Adoption (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Chart of the Week: California marijuana business licenses expiring at a rapid clip (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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