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Tuesday, August 13, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// CannTrust sinks as Health Canada finds second facility non-compliant (BNN Bloomberg)

// Key Congressional Chairman Sends Marijuana Email To NORML Activists (Forbes)

// Legal Cannabis Mellowed Outside Lands Megafestival (Leafly)


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// Pritzker signs two bills expanding medical cannabis program (25 News NBC)

// New Mexico closer to capping medical marijuana cultivation (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Scent of unburnt marijuana exclusively is not grounds to search warehouse, SJC rules (Boston Globe)

// Top Senate Democrat Calls On Federal Regulators To Clarify Hemp Banking Rules (Marijuana Moment)

// Health Canada Isn’t Too Worried About Canadian Producers on Snapchat (Leafly)

// First recreational marijuana store opens off Massachusetts mainland (Marijuana Business Daily)

// How the Dutch Spread Cannabis Across the World (Leafly)


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Friday, August 9, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, August 9, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

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// Study Finds Cannabis Dispensaries Reduce Opioid Deaths by 21% (Leafly)

// NASA Warns Employees That Using CBD Products Could Get Them Fired (Forbes)

// 40% THC Flower?! How Lab Shopping and THC Inflation Cheat Cannabis Consumers (Leafly)


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// Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency warning of possible THC potency testing inaccuracy (WSBT 22 CBS)

// Cresco Labs Gets Green Light for New York Acquisition (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Report: Supply issues lead to declining sales in Uruguay’s recreational cannabis market (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cronos Groups Dips On Earnings Over Disappointing Kilograms Sold (Green Market Report)

// Let’s laugh together at Canada’s new anti-marijuana PSAs (Growth Op)

// Organigram Conditionally Approved to Graduate to the TSX (New Cannabis Ventures)

// RCMP Raids BC Residence Over Three Cannabis Plants ‘In Public View’ (Leafly)


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Tuesday, July 30, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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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)


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// 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)


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Wednesday, June 26, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Illinois Just Legalized Cannabis. Here’s What Happens Next (Leafly)

// One year after SQ 788 vote, Oklahoma near No. 1 for patients among medical marijuana states (Tulsa World)

// Beginning July 1, patients will get faster access to medical marijuana (Mass Live)


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// Worcester’s Clark University first in the nation to offer graduate certificate in marijuana regulation (Mass Live)

// University of Maryland Launches Nation’s First Medical Marijuana Master’s Program (Merry Jane)

// California cannabis vape cartridges required to include universal symbol (Marijuana Business Daily)

// National Sheriffs’ Association Calls For Marijuana Rescheduling (Marijuana Moment)

// California Cannabis Legislation: SB 475 Would (Finally) Allow Licensees to Exchange Trade Samples (Canna Law Blog)

// Canadian Dealers Are Disguising Black Market Weed as Legal Product (Merry Jane)

// Chart: Ranks of US banks serving cannabis firms growing, but data may overstate true number (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Tuesday, June 25, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Canopy Growth is done buying smaller pot producers, CEO Bruce Linton says (Financial Post)

// Analysis: Breaking Down Congress’s Vote To Protect Legal Marijuana States From Federal Enforcement (Marijuana Moment)

// Clampdown: Nikki Fried promises CBD products enforcement soon (Florida Politics)


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// Illinois governor plans to sign recreational marijuana bill (660 News (AP))

// Hawaii Marijuana Decriminalization Will Take Effect, Governor Says (Marijuana Moment)

// Sununu Signs Bill Allowing Physician Assistants To Prescribe Medical Marijuana (NHPR)

// Canopy Growth Adds Outdoor Cultivation in Saskatchewan (New Cannabis Ventures)

// USDA Sets Target Deadline To Release Hemp Regulations (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana firm High Times explores OTC, not Nasdaq, as it falls short of capital target (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Check out ex-Warriors coach Don Nelson’s marijuana farm on HBO’s ‘Real Sports’ (NBC Sports)


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Monday, June 17, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, June 17, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New York Lawmakers Might Actually Vote On Marijuana Legalization This Week (Marijuana Moment)

// Canada to allow the sale of cannabis edibles late this year (Washington Post (AP))

// Adjusted pot rule would relax residency requirements for marijuana companies (Portland Press Herald)


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// 20 Bipartisan Governors Urge Congress To Pass Marijuana Banking Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// Texas Governor Signs Bill To Expand State’s Medical Marijuana Program (Marijuana Moment)

// Why Cannabis MSOs Are Melting Down (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Maryland cannabis regulators warn of lead contamination risk as they expand tests for heavy metals (Baltimore Sun)

// ‘Your health is very important,’ judge tells Montgomery cancer patient who begins prison term over THC-infused chocolate (Chicago Tribune)

// Green Peak Innovations to Acquire Florida Medical Cannabis License for $48 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Toronto won the NBA finals and ‘you can smell that marijuana is legal in Canada!’ (Growth Op)


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Monday, June 3, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The city of Chicago is seem lakeside covered in fog.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, June 3, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Illinois Lawmakers Send Marijuana Legalization Bill To Governor’s Desk (Marijuana Moment)

// Deloitte: Canada on verge of CA$2.7 billion infused cannabis market (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Key Takeaways From FDA’s Historic CBD Regulations Meeting (Marijuana Moment)


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// Organigram Closes $140 Million Credit Facility with Bank of Montreal (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Michigan Gov. Says State Could Fix Roads If Everyone Bought $2500 of Pot (Merry Jane)

// Cannabis shortage will turn to glut: industry expert (Calgary Sun)

// CCC to consider new regulations for marijuana cafes, home delivery services (WWLP 22 News)

// Charlotte’s Web Commences Trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange Under Stock Ticker ‘CWEB’ (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Congressional Funding Bill Protects Cannabis Banking And Lets DC Legalize Marijuana Sales (Forbes)

// Massachusetts Cannabis Company Says Charities Refused Its Donations (Cannabis Business Times)


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Thursday, May 30, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, May 30, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Illinois Senate Approves Marijuana Legalization Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// Colorado Governor Signs Bills To Allow Marijuana Home Delivery And Tasting Rooms (Marijuana Moment)

// Google Play Store bans in-app marijuana delivery (CNet)


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// AZ Lawmakers Approve Bill That Requires Medical Marijuana Testing (AZ Marijuana)

// Marijuana firm MedMen records $63.1 million loss in 3Q, slashes executive salaries (Marijuana Business Daily)

// GOP-led Legislature won’t override veto of Iowa’s expanded medical cannabis bill (News Press Now)

// LA’s Unlicensed Pot Shops Are Still in Business Despite Power Shut-Offs (Merry Jane)

// Canadian Government Earmarks $24.5M for Cannabis Research Projects (Leafly)

// Workplace Deaths Fell 34% After Medical Cannabis Legalization (Leafly)

// Cannabis director expects first Florida hemp crop in 2020 (WJHG 7 NBC (Capital News Service))


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Monday, May 20, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, May 20, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Jared Polis Picks Ean Seeb to Lead (Denver Westword)

// Legalization Gave Police Time to Fight Real Crime (Leafly)

// How legalization changed Humboldt County weed (New Yorker)


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// 48North Gains Health Canada License for Outdoor Cannabis Cultivation (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Texas medical marijuana expansion gains steam in Senate, even after previous stonewalling (Texas Tribune)

// Marijuana firm Green Growth Brands raises $45.5 million (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Colorado bill would allow doctors to recommend medical marijuana instead of prescription painkillers (9 News NBC)

// GOP Congressman Pushes For New Guidance On Hemp And CBD Businesses’ Credit Access (Marijuana Moment)

// Illinois expungement proposal for pot convictions one of nation’s broadest (State Journal-Register)

// Organigram to Commence NASDAQ Trading with Symbol OGI on May 21 (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Monday, May 6, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, May 6, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Illinois Lawmakers Release Marijuana Legalization Details (Marijuana Moment)

// The First Arkansas Medical Marijuana Dispensary Just Got Its License (Leafly)

// Ohio could be 1st state to allow medical marijuana for depression, insomnia (Cincinnati Enquirer)


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!


// Breaking the News to Mom and Dad: I’m Selling Weed (Legally) (New York Times)

// Roadside drug testing device picks up false positives from poppy seeds and tea, B.C. lawyers find (Global News)

// Draft infused cannabis regulations in Canada should be eased, group says (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Here are all of the retail recreational and medical marijuana shops open in Massachusetts (Mass Live)

// New Zealand Government To Unveil Marijuana Legalization Plan Next Week (Marijuana Moment)

// ‘Conservative cannabis cockup’ shows Ford Nation is utterly incompetent: OPSEU’s Thomas (Cision PR Newswire)

// OU won’t recognize medical pot cards for students (Athens News)


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