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Wednesday, January 15, 2020 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Illinois dispensaries sold more than $19.7 million in recreational marijuana the first 12 days of sales (Chicago Tribune)

// FDA Would Be Required To Allow CBD Product Marketing Under New Bipartisan Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// New Hampshire Lawmakers Take New Approach To Marijuana Legalization For 2020 (Marijuana Moment)


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// Chart: Good – not great – first year of medical cannabis sales in Ohio (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Aphria Reduces Outlook as Q2 Cannabis Sales Increase 9.5% Sequentially to $33.7 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Organigram Q1 Revenue Increases 54% Sequentially to $25.2 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Cannabis Beverages in Canada Won’t Pop (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Leading Marijuana Reform Advocate In Congress Weighs In On This Week’s Legalization Hearing (Marijuana Moment)

// Maine lawmaker calls for cannabis banking, insurance reform (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Bernie Sanders Urges Marijuana Industry Workers To Unionize (Marijuana Moment)


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Wednesday, January 8, 2020 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, January 8, 2020 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Cannabis captures beer market share in first year of Canadian legalization (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Legalize marijuana amendment should be kept off the ballot Florida GOP leaders tell Supreme Court (South Florida Sun Sentinel)

// Portland puts off vote on marijuana licenses until at least March (Portland Press Herald)


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// Cannabis startup pulls out of CES tech show amid limits (ABC Fox Montana)

// FDA Gives Marijuana Testing Companies A Boost With New Exemption (Marijuana Moment)

// Analyst warns of shelved expansion restructuring as cannabis firms ‘teeter on edge’ (Marijuana Business Daily)

// These grey market cannabis brands are going legit (Leafly)

// Hearing to be held in Rhode Island on proposed flavored vape products ban (Boston Globe)

// Chart: Local approval in Michigan adult-use marijuana program creates uneven business opportunity (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Kiosk pot shop could skirt ‘direct sales’ of cannabis in cities (Daily Democrat)


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Wednesday, December 4, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Federal Regulators Ease Hemp Banking Protocols Following Crop’s Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// U.S. Virgin Islands Governor Directs Lawmakers To Consider Marijuana Legalization In Special Session (Marijuana Moment)

// Chart: First year of adult-use cannabis sales in Massachusetts doesn’t disappoint (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Random drug testing of student athletes approved by Michigan school district (Michigan Live)

// Canada’s largest cannabis store just opened in West Edmonton Mall (Leafly)

// Scientist Talks Benefits Of Psychedelics At Federal Health Agency Event (Marijuana Moment)

// New Research Shows Flushing Plants Before Harvest May Be Unnecessary (High Times)

// Yang says he would create safe opioid injection sites across the country (The Hill)

// Your favorite weed guy is back in the High Maintenance season 4 teaser (AV Club)

// Study: 3/4 of Americans Wrongly Think CBD Is Regulated by the FDA (Denver Westword)


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Tuesday, November 26, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// ‘CBD has the potential to harm you,’ FDA warns consumers (Market Watch)

// FDA Warns 15 Companies For Selling CBD Products That Violate FD&C Act (Green Market Report)

// Joe Biden Walks Back Marijuana ‘Gateway Drug’ Comment After Week Of Criticism (Marijuana Moment)


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// Planet 13 Generates $16.7 Million Revenue in Nevada Cannabis Market in Q3 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Organigram Sales Drop Sequentially In Fourth Quarter (Green Market Report)

// Full Legalization Is Estimated to Bring Florida $190 Million Annually (Merry Jane)

// Trinidad And Tobago Government Introduces Marijuana Reform Bills (Marijuana Moment)

// Aurora Cannabis Completes Convertible Debenture Early Conversion with 99% Participation (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Gov. Kim Reynolds visits medical marijuana manufacturing facility in Des Moine (Des Moines Register)

// Pot-Smoking ‘Weedman’ Says Rich Will Crush N.J.’s Black Market (Bloomberg)


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Friday, October 25, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, October 25, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Bernie Sanders Plan Pledges Immediate Marijuana Descheduling Through Executive Action (Marijuana Moment)

// Hexo slashes workforce by 200 amid lower marijuana revenue expectations (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Green Growth Brands loses $64 million amid marijuana dispensary delays (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// New data reveals top medical conditions for which cannabis is reimbursed in Germany (Marijuana Business Daily)

// LA dispensary crime reports doubled since 2010, fueled by unlicensed stores (Leafly)

// Out-of-state hemp will soon return to Maine CBD market (Central Maine)

// Marijuana smuggling charges to be dropped against ex-Vireo employees (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis Commission Seeks to Improve Social Equity Program amid Complaints (NBC Los Angeles)

// Chuck Schumer Urges FDA To Quickly Issue CBD Rules (Marijuana Moment)

// Why are colleges expelling students for taking legal medicine? (Leafly (AP))


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Friday, September 20, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, September 20, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Bipartisan Lawmakers Call On FDA To Clear A Path For CBD Companies (Marijuana Moment)

// FDA discloses criminal probe into vaping health crisis, putting added scrutiny on cannabis industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Medical marijuana ‘POS’ software crashes, preventing sales to sick patients in Pennsylvania (Philadelphia Inquirer)


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// Canadians Petition Government to Reduce Single-Use Plastic Weed Packaging (Merry Jane)

// Company-Led Ballot Initiatives May Be Good For The Cannabis Industry, But Are They Good Policy? (Forbes)

// Major Financial Associations Call For Passage Of Marijuana Banking Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// These New Marijuana Banking Bill Amendments Could Help Win GOP Support (Marijuana Moment)

// Strangers pay off woman’s legal fees after she was sentenced to 12 years in jail for selling US$30 of weed (Growth Op)

// New Mexico balks at issuing medical cannabis cards to nonresidents (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Field Trip Ventures Inc. Partners with the University of the West Indies to Create the World’s First Legal Research and Cultivation Facility for Psilocybin (Cision PR Newswire)


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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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Wednesday, July 24, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, July 24, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Senate Hearing Represents A Step Toward Providing Marijuana Banking Access (Marijuana Moment)

// FDA Warns Curaleaf about CBD Marketing Claims (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Juneau Assembly OKs onsite pot smoking (Peninsula Clarion)


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// Marijuana companies protest Utah’s medical pot grower picks (St George News (AP))

// Some NC lawmakers want to ban smokable hemp. It looks too much like marijuana, they say. (Charlotte Observer)

// This Luxury Home Developer is Designing ‘Marijuana Mansions’ for Elite Cannabis Consumers (Civilized)

// Cory Booker Slams Joe Biden’s Marijuana And Criminal Justice Proposal As Inadequate (Marijuana Moment)

// It’s Getting Harder to Fire People for Using Pot (Bloomberg Businessweek)

// AZ Attorney General Wants Lawmakers to Legalize Cannabis, Not Voters (AZ Marijuana)

// Chart: Hawaii’s medical cannabis reciprocity program off to slow start (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Thursday, July 18, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, July 18, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// U.S. Weed Leader Curaleaf Surges on $875 Million Deal (Bloomberg)

// ‘Breakdown’ in Washington state traceability system update costs cannabis businesses thousands (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Utah drops residency restriction for medical cannabis growers (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Senate Schedules Second Cannabis Hearing For Next Week (Marijuana Moment)

// California government report finds regulators are unable to fully oversee the state’s marijuana market (Marijuana Business Daily)

// The DEA Seized Fewer Plants But Made More Pot Arrests in 2018, Report Says (Merry Jane)

// Disney World Fires Bartender for Using CBD Oil to Treat Foot Pain (Merry Jane)

// Bipartisan lawmakers offer federal bill to break medical marijuana research logjam (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Thousands Of Comments Urge FDA To Allow CBD In Foods And Supplements (Marijuana Moment)

// Does an oyster festival donation help a marijuana company comply with state law? Regulators say no. (Mass Live)


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Monday, July 15, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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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)


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// 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)


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