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Friday, November 8, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Former Canopy Growth CEO Bruce Linton poses for the camera while standing in the middle of a large industrial marijuana cultivation facility full of cannabis plants wearing a white lab coat and a serious expression on his face.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, November 8, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Bruce Linton Joins Multi-State Cannabis Operator Vireo Health as Executive Chairman (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Vermont organic hemp shipment leads to arrest of recipient in New York City (VT Digger)

// Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Voices Support For Decriminalizing Psychedelics (Marijuana Moment)


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// Juul Ends E-Cigarette Sales of Mint-Flavored Pods (New York Times)

// Problematic Marijuana Use Is Declining Among People Who Consume Every Day, Study Finds (Marijuana Moment)

// KushCo Holdings Project FY20 Revenue in Excess of $230 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Canadian Cannabis Growers Have Produced 30 Times More Weed Than They Can Sell (Merry Jane)

// I was sleeping with one eye open’ – Canadian cannabis growers harvest their first (legal) outdoor plants (Toronto Star)

// Drake is launching a Canadian cannabis brand (Leafly)

// Michigan school considers drug testing students involved in after-school program (WGXA News)


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

A Walmart Neighborhood Market sign fills the frame with a large yellow branded asterisk next to the Walmart text sitting atop a green rounded rectangle with the words 'Neighborhood Market' below in white text.

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

// Lift on Massachusetts medical marijuana vape ban a ‘big victory’ for patients (Boston Herald)

// Federal grand jury investigating municipal marijuana contracts (Boston Globe)

// Gov. Noem Responds to New USDA Industrial Hemp Guidelines (KDLT NBC News)


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// Illinois trucker flunked drug test; claims fraud by CBD candy maker (Eyewitness News ABC 7)

// Massive marijuana shipment confiscated by NYPD is legal hemp: business owner (New York Post)

// Columbia Care Enters Colorado with $140 Million Acquisition (New Cannabis Ventures)

// USDA Releases Video Explainer On Its Draft Rules For Hemp (Marijuana Moment)

// Weed-Friendly Hotels Could Change the Coachella Experience Forever (Merry Jane)

// Chart: Year-to-date cannabis investment activity up 40% over 2018, but it’s slowing (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Calling It ‘Cannabis’ Instead Of ‘Marijuana’ Doesn’t Boost Legalization Support, Study Finds (Marijuana Moment)


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Tuesday, November 5, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A Walmart Neighborhood Market sign fills the frame with a large yellow branded asterisk next to the Walmart text sitting atop a green rounded rectangle with the words 'Neighborhood Market' below in white text.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Walk-in clinics at Walmart are getting schooled in cannabis (Leafly)

// Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court to hear arguments on Gov. Charlie Baker’s vape ban (Mass Live)

// No pot use allowed in public housing even though it’s legal in Illinois CHA says (Chicago Sun Times)


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// South Dakota Marijuana Activists Turn In More Than Enough Signatures For 2020 Ballot Questions (Marijuana Moment)

// The cannabis industry generates tons of extra waste. Here’s why (Leafly)

// Number Of Banks Working With Marijuana Businesses Levels Off Federal Data Shows (Marijuana Moment)

// Aurora Cannabis covets California’s weed culture but can’t pronounce one word correctly (Market Watch)

// FL patients hard-pressed to find smokable medical pot as demand increases (Miami Herald)

// Maine finally ready to take applications for marijuana businesses (Portland Press Herald)

// Michigan nets 52 adult-use marijuana applications on first day (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Monday, August 26, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A mature stand of greenhouse-grown cannabis fills the frame.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, August 26, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Whole Cannabis Flower Relieves Pain More Than Other Weed Products, Study Shows (Merry Jane)

// Five months after opening, Brookline’s marijuana store is still one of America’s busiest – and not everyone is thrilled (Boston Globe)

// Chocolate Complicates Marijuana Edibles Potency Testing, Scientists Find (Marijuana Moment)


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// ‘We’ve put ourselves on the map’: Thousands flock to Oklahoma City for High Times Cannabis Cup (Tulsa World)

// Floridians overwhelmingly support legalizing recreational marijuana, top pollster finds (Florida Politics)

// California Says Its Cannabis Revenue Has Fallen Short Of Estimates, Despite Gains (Oregon Public Broadcasting)

// Pot Vape Race Heats Up as Store Count Grows: Cannabis Weekly (Bloomberg)

// Massachusetts Department of Revenue can withhold data on local marijuana tax distributions, state rules (Mass Live)

// Dixie Elixirs CEO Talks Partnership With AriZona Iced Tea and More (Denver Westword)

// Buttigieg Pledges To Decriminalize Possession Of All Drugs In First Term As President (Marijuana Moment)


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Friday, August 23, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A NYPD officer stands in the city in front of a police car and a brightly light police department sign in downtown New York City.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, August 23, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Nearly every single person arrested for weed in NYC this year was black or Latinx (Queens Daily Eagle)

// All CBD products are forbidden to US service members, Pentagon says​ (Task & Purpose)

// New Industry-Backed Marijuana Legalization Measure Filed In Florida (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.


// Alaska governor picks Schulte for marijuana board (KTUU 2 NBC)

// L.A. Cannabis Commission Approves Request Seeking More Dispensary Enforcement (My News LA)

// Yes, You Can Smoke Hemp. And Yes, It’s Gaining Popularity (Vermont Public Radio)

// Mr. T sues weed company (TMZ)

// Federally Funded Journal Exposes How Marijuana Prohibition Puts Consumers At Risk (Marijuana Moment)

// Ontario planning to allocate cannabis store permits ‘based on market demand’ (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canada’s First Nations Assert Their Cannabis Sovereignty (Cannabis Now)


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Wednesday, July 31, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A red frozen cocktail is topped with a mint leaf and raspberry.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Drink up stoners: Big Alcohol’s pursuit to make weed beverages (Verge)

// DEA ordered to explain delay in medical marijuana research application processing (Marijuana Business Daily)

// After Legalizing Marijuana, Colorado Saw ‘Significant Decrease’ In Opioid Prescriptions, Study Finds (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!


// Pennsylvania regulators strip cultivator of medical cannabis license (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Melissa Etheridge Launches Marijuana Biz In Santa Cruz County (Santa Cruz Patch)

// Chart: Cannabis investors shift from loan financing to equity investment (Marijuana Business Daily)

// More than 1,800 register for Los Angeles social equity cannabis business eligibility (Marijuana Business Daily)

// This Fall Fair in BC Has a ‘Cannabis’ Category- and the Mayor’s Judging (Leafly)

// Medical Cannabis Could Reach Louisiana Pharmacies Next Week (Leafly (AP))

// Florida Activists Clear First Hurdle To Put Marijuana Legalization On State’s 2020 Ballot (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, July 30, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A busy and brightly-lit New York City Street is filled with people walking under tall surrounding digital billboards.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New York reduces penalties for marijuana possession (Washington Post)

// The St. Kitts And Nevis Government Is Filing A Marijuana Legalization Bill This Week (Marijuana Moment)

// Immigrant Denied Re-Entry Into US After Admitting to Smoking Weed (Merry Jane)


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.


// Charlotte’s Web Hemp CBD Topical Products Expanding to 1,350 Kroger Stores Across 22 States (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Businesses appeal Utah’s medical cannabis cultivator picks (Marijuana Business Daily)

// CannTrust’s CEO didn’t just lose his job, he likely lost $8.2 million in stock options (Financial Post)

// Cresco rebranding marijuana dispensaries to Sunnyside, with wellness focus (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Legalizing Marijuana Deliveries Can Reduce Impaired Driving, Colorado Governor Says (Marijuana Moment)

// Arizona attorney general OKs digital medical cannabis payments (Marijuana Business Daily)

// USA Today Report: Cannabis Consumers Reduce Use of Pills, Booze (Leafly)


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, July 17, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Tortola British Virgin Island is seen from high up on a hill on a sunny day.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Cannabis banking reform secures landmark US Senate panel hearing (Marijuana Business Daily)

// 235,000 Michiganders could have marijuana record cleared under new bill (Detroit Free Press)

// In California’s Cannabis War, Civil Is the New Criminal (Leafly)


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.


// Northern Nights Will Be the First Music Festival to Allow Legal Weed Sales (Merry Jane)

// TILT Snags $125 Million Convertible (Green Market Report)

// Health Canada Falls Behind on Licensing Micro Cultivators (Leafly)

// Enrollment increase for New Mexico medical marijuana program (Boston Globe)

// Chart: Most wholesale cultivators competing on marijuana quality (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ohio questions ownership of 2 medical-marijuana dispensary companies (Columbus Dispatch)

// Cannabis firm Arcview gets $7.7 million funding, new ownership (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, July 15, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A dropper of yellow-golden CBD oil is dispensed into a vial.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, July 15, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// FDA Says It Is Speeding Up The CBD Regulation Process (Marijuana Moment)

// Presidential Candidate And Congresswoman Speak At Panel On Ending Marijuana Prohibition (Marijuana Moment)

// Alaska regulators reject first application for on-site marijuana consumption (Anchorage Daily 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.


// CBD company now owns a big chunk of Jones Soda (KSAT 12 ABC

// Delaware medical marijuana users say they were denied jobs (San Francisco Chronicle)

// 34 cannabis plants found growing in flower beds at the Vermont Capitol (CNN)

// Cannabis company exec says Jay-Z partnership will fuel national growth (CNBC)

// Arizona police board changes rules on accepting recruits who use CBD products (Tucson.com)

// The Other CBD: Christian Book Distributors Changes Name After Cannabis Confusion (New York Times)

// Barack Obama Congratulates Former Drug War Prisoner Whose Sentence He Commuted (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, June 28, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A big blue roadside sign reads 'Welcome to Maine- the way life should be'

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, June 28, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// With Mills’ signature, Maine finally has rules for recreational marijuana market (Portland Press Herald)

// New Congressional Bill Would Let Oregon Export Cannabis (Leafly)

// Cannabis company Surterra closes $100 million funding, adds executives (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.


// CA approves bill to extend provisional permits, curtail unlicensed businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// New Cory Booker Bill Would Protect Immigrants From Being Deported For Marijuana (Forbes)

// Cory Booker said he’s ‘absolutely disappointed’ marijuana legalization wasn’t discussed in first 2020 Democratic debate (Business Insider)

// Curaleaf Invests $25.5 Million to Extend Arizona Cannabis Operations (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Pot edibles may drive up life insurance premiums, depending on consumption level (CTV News)

// California marijuana retailers charge product suppliers for shelf space, creating friction in the industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Green Growth Continues Retail Expansion as Abercrombie & Fitch Says Yes to CBD (Green Market Report)


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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