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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

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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, October 8, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Charlie Baker pushes bill that would target stoned driving (Boston Globe)

// Study Funded By Feds Debunks Myths About Marijuana Legalization’s Alleged Harms (Marijuana Moment)

// Mexican Senate Leader Says Marijuana Will Be Legalized This Month (Marijuana Moment)


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// OLCC to hold emergency meeting to discuss regulations after Gov. Brown orders 180-day ban on flavored vaping products (KPTV Fox 12)

// Oregon, Maine Have Highest Rates of Positive Workforce Drug Tests (U.S News & World Report)

// Advocates look to legalize industrial hemp in South Dakota (West Central Tribune)

// Maine on track for legal marijuana sales by spring 2020 (Washington Post (AP))

// Majority Of New Yorkers Say Marijuana Should Be Legalized, Poll Shows (Marijuana Moment)

// New Mexico orders labeling of THC products associated with vaping (Durango Herald)

// NBA Veteran Al Harrington’s Viola Closes on $16m Financing Round (Green Market Report)


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Wednesday, October 2, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana Arrests Increased Again Last Year Despite More States Legalizing, FBI Data Shows (Forbes)

// Lawmaker says Pennsylvania should sell marijuana at state stores (ABC 27 News)

// Congressional Bill Would Protect Students From Losing Financial Aid Over Drug Convictions (Marijuana Moment)


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// The vaping crisis won’t bring down pot stocks: Raymond James (CanTech Letter)

// Chart: Marijuana vape sales rebounding in some key markets – for now (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Poll suggests Californians want more adult-use marijuana stores (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Nevada governor names head of new cannabis regulatory panel (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Indianapolis Will Stop Prosecuting Minor Pot Crimes Immediately (Merry Jane)

// NJ Announces First Vaping-Related Death in State (NBC 10 Philadelphia)

// Michigan roadside drug testing pilot program expands to all counties (Michigan Live)


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Tuesday, October 1, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Pennsylvania’s top prosecutor supports legalizing recreational marijuana (Marijuana Business Daily)

// A Majority of Virginia Residents Support Legalizing Marijuana, Poll Finds (Marijuana Moment)

// Three Vape Shops Sue Baker Administration Over Ban (WBUR 90.9)


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// Connecticut closer to adding chronic pain for medical marijuana use (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Certain areas in Illinois to get advantage when opening marijuana businesses (Heart of Illinois ABC)

// Cresco Labs Receives First Adult-Use Cultivation Approvals Granted in Illinois (Yahoo Finance (Business Wire))

// 5 reasons why there’s a medical marijuana drought in Pennsylvania (Philadelphia Inquirer)

// OCS considers abandoning cannabis wholesale (Leafly)

// Missouri won’t cut off aid to poor people over medical marijuana use (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

// Maine Restaurant Workers Are Finding The Marijuana Industry ‘Much More Appealing’ (Maine Public)


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Thursday, September 26, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, September 26, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// House Approves Marijuana Banking Bill In Historic Vote (Marijuana Moment)

// House Judiciary Chair reiterates commitment to marijuana banking reform (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Wolf, Fetterman call for legalization of marijuana (Trib Live)


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// Massachusetts vaping shops facing financial ruin (Boston Globe)

// California health officials urge residents to stop vaping tobacco, marijuana (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Auxly Cannabis Group partner Sunens closes CA$84M credit facilities with Bank of Montreal (Marijuana Business Daily)

// West suburban school bus driver warns of CBD use after failing drug test, losing job (ABC 7 Chicago)

// National Expungement Week Aims to Erase Past Convictions (Leafly)

// Canada ‘falling woefully short’ of displacing illicit cannabis market, researcher says (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana industry reaction to California’s 2019 legislative session: Some wins, but many MJ business issues still outstanding (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Thursday, August 15, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A bright green and leafy hemp plant grows under the blue sky.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, August 15, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Canopy Growth, world’s largest pot company, lost $1 billion in three months (Market Watch)

// Your marijuana delivery is here – now smile for the body cam (Boston Globe)

// Mexico’s top court demands regulation on medical marijuana after long delays (Reuters)


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// UC Davis Will Start Doing Government-Sanctioned Cannabis Research (Merry Jane)

// New Mexico governor’s commission eyeing adult-use cannabis legalization (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Wholesale marijuana prices on upswing in more mature recreational markets, reports indicate (Marijuana Business Daily)

// In one month, 3,000 Pennsylvanians with anxiety certified for medical marijuana (Pennsylvania Capital-Star)

// Damaging hailstorm hits Oregon hemp farms, causes potentially millions in losses (Hemp Industry Daily)

// No, Drug-Sniffing Dogs Can’t Distinguish Between Marijuana And Hemp (Fresh Toast)

// Former Congressman Touts His Decades-Old Marijuana Bill At State Regulatory Meeting (Marijuana Moment)


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Thursday, August 8, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, August 8, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Bernie Sanders Wouldn’t Legalize Drugs Other Than Marijuana, He Tells Joe Rogan (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana-infused product brand Dixie inks licensing deal with Arizona Iced Tea maker (Marijuana Business Daily)

// One-In-Seven Americans Use CBD, According To A New Gallup Survey (Marijuana Moment)


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// California OKs cannabis sales and use at San Francisco’s Outside Lands music festival (LA Times)

// ‘Growing outside is a dream’: Asparagus makes way for cannabis in Canada’s fields (Financial Post)

// Young Living vs. doTERRA: Utah MLM Companies and the CBD Race (Canna Law Blog)

// TGOD Files To List On NASDAQ (Green Market Report)

// Attorney suing OMMA, DPS says potential of police accessing medical marijuana patient data ‘brands’ cardholders with a ‘scarlet letter’ (Tulsa World)

// Hair Follicle Tests Produce More False Positives for Black People, NAACP Says (Merry Jane)

// More Than 150 Proposed SXSW Marijuana Panels Are Being Voted On For Next Year’s Festival (Marijuana Moment)


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Monday, July 29, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, July 29, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Data Analytics Company Nielsen Projects American Cannabis Market to Reach $40 Billion by 2025 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Police Traffic Searches Dropped 70 Percent In Vermont City After Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// Congressional Bill Would Let Some Students With Marijuana Convictions Keep Financial Aid (Marijuana Moment)


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// CannTrust shares spike after CEO chair forced out amid unlicensed grow probe (Red Deer Advocate (Canadian Press))

// Cannabis to be ‘fully legal in UK within years’ (Independent)

// Oregon Marijuana Tax Revenue Crosses $100 Million Mark (Bloomberg Tax)

// Is cannabis use the same as off-duty drinking by workers? Many companies still say no (CNBC)

// Grading the Democratic Presidential Candidates on Marijuana: Pete Buttigieg (Canna Law Blog)

// California marijuana track-and-trace data to remain confidential (Marijuana Business Daily)

// A Second Bipartisan Marijuana Insurance Bill Was Filed In Congress This Week (Marijuana Moment)


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Friday, July 26, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, July 26, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Auxly Cannabis stock soars as British tobacco giant Imperial takes 20% stake (Financial Post)

// CannTrust chaos continues with ousting of CEO, chairman resignation (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Quebec Bans Weed Edibles And Products ‘Attractive To Minors’ (Huffington Post)


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// CBD Products Are Testing Positive for High Levels of THC in North Carolina (Merry Jane)

// How to Grow Sustainable Cannabis? Look to Beer, Wine, and Rice Industries (Leafly)

// FDA (Again) Rejects Petition To Further Restrict Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)

// Coalition Urges USDA To Limit Implementation Of Hemp Industry Felony Ban (Marijuana Moment)

// How This Chain of Illegal Dispensaries Captured the Hearts of Toronto (Leafly)

// This Texas School District Is Mandating Drug Tests for 7th Graders (Merry Jane)

// Marijuana Use Similar to New Lower Rate of Cigarette Smoking (Gallup)


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