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Tuesday, February 12, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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

// Kamala Harris says she has smoked pot and supports marijuana legalization (KUSI News)

// A $950 Bong? A $1,475 Weed Grinder? You Can Find Them at Barneys (New York Times)

// San Francisco cannabis retailer acquired by Canada’s TerrAscend for $118M (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Chart: Despite product shortages, New Mexico medical marijuana program posts significant growth in 2018 (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Harborside Progresses Towards Trading as a Public Company (New Cannabis Ventures)

// With Marijuana Legalization Across All Borders, What Does It Mean For N.H.? (New Hampshire Public Radio)

// Aurora Cannabis Net Revenue Grows 363% in 2nd Quarter (New Cannabis Ventures)

// 374 doctors can recommend Ohio medical marijuana. Here is the searchable list. (Cleveland.com)

// N.Y. Medical Pot Sellers Say Full Legalization Might Burn Them (Bloomberg)

// Dispensary Offers Penny Eighths of Weed to DPS Teachers (Denver Westword)


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Wednesday, February 6, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A black-and-white photo of the NYC skyline has a seagull standing on a railing looking out over the water to Manhattan.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New York City Cracks Down on CBD Edibles Saying the Cannabis Derivative Is Unsafe (New York Times)

// iAnthus and MPX Bioceutical Announce Closing of Transformational $1.6 Billion Business Combination (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Multistate cannabis firm expands into Massachusetts with $30 million-plus deal (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Science Backs Most Medical Cannabis Treatment Study Finds (Leafly (AP))

// Los Angeles begins issuing Phase 2 marijuana business licenses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Lt. Gov. Fetterman starting pot listening tour in Harrisburg (Meadville Tribune)

// Arkansas Formally Awards 32 Medical Marijuana Dispensary Licenses (KUAR Public Radio)

// Medical marijuana considered for opioid withdrawal (CT Post)

// Why so many Americans now support legalizing marijuana in 4 charts (PBS News Hour)

// Bill introduced to make CBD food products legal in Maine (WABI 5 CBS)


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Wednesday, January 23, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Global elite set to meet cannabis elite as marijuana industry descends on Davos for first time (Financial Post)

// Marijuana growers: Cannabis Control Commission should be allowed to regulate municipal marijuana agreements (Mass Live)

// Skateboarder Cory Juneau Suspended Six Months for Smoking Weed (Sports Illustrated)


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// Alabama agency taking applications for industrial hemp research (Alabama.com)

// Green Growth Brands Announces Aphria Acquisition Terms (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Most U.S. Mayors Support Legalizing Marijuana Survey Shows (Marijuana Moment)

// Tilray To Buy Natura Naturals In A Potentially $70 Million Deal (Green Market Report)

// Canada’s chronic shortage of legal cannabis expected to drag out for years (CBC News)

// Cannabis M&A spikes in US overseas as firms look beyond Canada for growth (Marijuana Business Daily)

// California marijuana growers association drops suit over loophole for mega-farms (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Friday, December 21, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, December 21, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// FDA Asserts Regulatory Authority over Cannabis Derived Products (New Cannabis Ventures)

// After huge cannabis investment, Altria buys $13B stake in vape firm Juul (Marijuana Business Daily)

// ‘Like a light beer’: Will Health Canada’s THC cap make edible pot too weak? (Yahoo Finance


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// Ohio green lights medical marijuana lab, clearing last hurdle to begin sales (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Teacher gets job offer rescinded after disclosing medical marijuana prescription (Fox 61)

// 164 people have applied to be Utah’s new ‘cannabis czar’ (Fox 13 Salt Lake City)

// Top Rhode Island Lawmakers Are Coming To Terms With Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// California marijuana industry braces for ‘another enormous burden’ from next phase of testing costs (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canopy Growth to Enter U.S. Market with Hemp Legalization (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Marijuana panel wants roadside testing before regulated market opens (VT Digger)


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

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

// Marlboro maker, Cronos join forces in exclusive CA$2.4 billion deal to tap global cannabis opportunities (Marijuana Business Daily)

// California releases drafts of final marijuana business regulations (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canopy Buys German Vaporizer Pioneer Storz & Bickel (Leafly)


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!


// Acreage inks $160 million acquisition of Oregon cannabis firm (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Medical marijuana sales in Maryland tops $96M as market booms in first year of operation (Baltimore Sun)

// Marijuana Bills Are Already Being Pre-Filed For 2019 Legislative Sessions (Marijuana Moment)

// Canadians Get Paid Way More Working In The Weed Industry Than The Average Job In Canada (Narcity)

// WHO postpones recommendation for rescheduling cannabis at UN summit (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Even without proof, CBD is finding a niche as a cure-all (NBC News)

// 78-year-old evicted from HUD housing after medical marijuana laws collide (Buffalo News)


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Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The Utah state capitol building sits on its own grounds with Salt Lake City sprawled out behind it under a cloud-speckled blue sky.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Utah Lawmakers Approve Medical Marijuana ‘Compromise’ Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// Cannabis firm Cronos confirms talks for investment by Marlboro maker Altria (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Falsified California testing lab data may result in major marijuana product recall (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// ‘It’s a game changer’: Ontario company prepares Canada’s first outdoor cannabis crop (Marijuana Business Daily)

// 280E still applies to marijuana companies, US Tax Court rules (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Chart: Where does California’s recreational marijuana supply come from? (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Pot Is So Hot in Canada That Firms Are Importing Workers (Bloomberg)

// Major Alcohol Association Briefs Congress On Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// California cannabis vape cartridge makers facing counterfeit products hurdle (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Minnesota Adds Alzheimers As Qualifying Condition For Medical Marijuana (WCCO 4 CBS)


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

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

// CCC takes another step toward opening retail marijuana shops in Mass. (Boston 25 News)

// If they pass, state cannabis initiatives could lead to $2B-plus in new MJ sales, forecast shows (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana Prosecutions Plummet Under Manhattan DA’s New Policy (New York City Patch)


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.


// Cannabis producers could be chasing global market worth $194 billion in seven years: BMO report (Financial Post)

// Ontario Cannabis Store shifts blame for product delays to ‘mislabeling’ by licensed producers (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Lights camera cannabis: Francis Ford Coppola launches pot ‘lifestyle brand’ (North Bay Business Journal)

// Call It Reefer Magic? FDA-Approved Cannabis-Based Drug Epidiolex Now for Sale in All 50 States (Fortune)

// Global Cannabis Stocks Decline 22.3% in October (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Marijuana In The Governor’s Mansion: Record Number Of Candidates Say Legalize It (Forbes)

// MedMen Acquires Arizona’s Level Up In $33 Million Deal (Green Market Report)


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Friday, October 19, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A man stands speaking into a megaphone below two red cannabis Canadaian flag flapping in the bright sun.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, October 19, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// iAnthus Acquires MPX Bioceutical In $835 Million Deal (Green Market Report)

// Colorado cracks a billion in annual marijuana sales in record time, generating $200M in tax revenue (Denver Post)

// Aurora Cannabis Approved For New York Stock Exchange (Green Market Report)


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.


// Michigan awards 13 more medical marijuana licenses ahead of Oct. 31 cutoff (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Massachusetts OKs two cannabis testing labs, clearing way for adult-use sales (Marijuana Business Daily)

// North Dakota Medical Cannabis Applications to Begin Oct. 29 (Leafly (AP))

// Rick Scott seeks backing before appealing block on Florida’s medical marijuana license process (Orlando Weekly)

// Southern California recreational cannabis firms struggle with product shortages licensing and black market (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canada Is Already Experiencing Cannabis Shortages (Vice)

// Canadian girl sells out of cookies in minutes to crowd outside marijuana store (WHNT 19 News)


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Tuesday, October 16, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A green growing hemp leaf is seen brightly lit againt a light golden tan background.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Canopy Growth Acquires Hemp IP of Ebbu (Green Market Report)

// New Jersey medical marijuana program delayed by glut of dispensary applications (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana Research Is Exploding In The Age Of Legalization, New Study Finds (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.


// Banking Lobby Surveys Members On Problems Serving Marijuana Businesses (Forbes)

// Canada to allow cannabis smoking at campsites in national parks (Global News)

// Starting at just over $6 a gram: Nova Scotia unveils legal cannabis prices (Global News)

// Meet the little stamp that became a big headache for licensed cannabis producers (Financial Post)

// Former military captain detained for months in U.S. on decades-old marijuana charge in Canada (Globe and Mail)

// Cannabis Course Responds to Industry Need (UConn Today)

// Police in Michigan Censored Pro-Cannabis Facebook Comments (Herb)


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Friday, October 12, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, October 12, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// MedMen to Acquire PharmaCann for $682 Million in Stock (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Successful Constitutional Case Against Death Penalty Works For War on Drugs, Too (Marijuana Moment)

// Trump Plans To Back Legal Medical Marijuana After Midterms, GOP Congressman Says (Marijuana Moment)


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// Exclusive: Facebook stops blocking marijuana search results ahead of Canadian legalization (Market Watch)

// Massachusetts pot shop inspections drag, but state says process protects public (Boston Herald)

// Cannabis companies ramp up marketing as Health Canada warns them not to advertise pot (Ottawa Citizen)

// Lab: More than 20 percent of Hawaii medical marijuana products rejected for sale (Hawaii News Now)

// United Kingdom sets date for allowing medical cannabis prescriptions (Marijuana Business Daily)

// MTech Acquisition Corp. and MJ Freeway LLC Announce Merger Agreement (Green Market Report)

// Watch Story Of 81-Year Old Michigan Woman Jailed For Marijuana Possession (Weed News)


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