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Friday, February 15, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, February 15, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Craft cannabis firm Flow Kana closes record $125 million funding round (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana delivery: How Mass. may try to help those hurt by war on drugs (Boston Globe)

// Study: Marijuana Policies Not Increasing Teen Use (U.S. News & World Report)


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// Canopy Growth Quarterly Revenue Surges to $83 Million as Gross Margin Declines (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Largest health-care provider in Utah greenlights medical cannabis recommendations (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Effort in Arkansas to add nearly 40 medical marijuana conditions falls short (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Goldman Alumnus Jumps Into Cannabis Debt Financing (Bloomberg)

// New York City Council Members File A Dozen Marijuana Proposals In One Day (Marijuana Moment)

// Missouri Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Expungement Bill For Medical Cannabis Patients (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana Activist Who Live-Streamed Meeting With Congressional Staffer Charged With ‘Illegal Wiretap’ (Reason)


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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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Monday, February 11, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, February 11, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Senator Ron Wyden introduces S. 420, a bill to legalize marijuana (CBS News)

// This Is The Marijuana Banking Bill Democrats Plan To Pass In 2019: Draft Text Released (Marijuana Moment)
// Recreational pot bill proposing 9% tax clears first hurdle in New Mexico (Sante Fe New Mexican)


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// Former House Speaker Boehner gets behind marijuana lobbying group (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Drivers in hemp case now out of jail – but still charged – after talks with Osage County prosecutors (Tulsa World)

// Vermont House Bill Would Allow Legal Cannabis Sales Next Year (Seven Days VT)

// Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission Forces Wellspring to Cease Operations While it Addresses Violations (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Mexican Senate Report Lays Out Marijuana Legalization Considerations (Marijuana Moment)

// NE Ohio Alzheimer’s homes grapple with offering with medical marijuana (Cleveland.com)

// CBD the cannabis compound or CBD the coffee? Just ask owners of the Portland company. (Portland Press Herald)


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

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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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Friday, February 1, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, February 1, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// World Health Organization Recommends Rescheduling Marijuana Under International Treaties (Forbes)

// Baltimore Prosecutor Files Rare Petition to Erase Cannabis Convictions (Leafly (AP))

// Attorney General backs legal cannabis market in Vermont (VT Digger)


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// Oregon Is Producing Twice As Much Cannabis As People Are Using (Oregon Public Radio)

// Oregon’s Cannabis Lab Testing System Flunks State Audit (Leafly)

// History Of Alcohol Prohibition Suggests Advantage For States That Legalize Marijuana Early (Marijuana Moment)

// Feds local police launch raids on up to 50 black-market marijuana grow houses in Denver area (Denver Post)

// Organigram Surpasses One Million Pre-Rolls Production (New Cannabis Ventures)

// A cannabis producer just topped Apple as the favorite stock among millennials (Business Insider)

// Lack of cannabis tracking data in WA sparks confusion, missed business opportunities (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Wednesday, January 30, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Baltimore Will No Longer Prosecute Cannabis Possession Cases (Leafly)

// Hemp or marijuana? ISP stops truck driver with 6,701 pounds of ‘green, leafy substance’ (Idaho Statesman)

// Canopy Growth-backed pot company Slang lists on CSE, valued at $480 million (Market Watch)


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// More ‘extinction events’ for CA cannabis companies: Q&A with consultant Jackie McGowan (Marijuana Business Daily)

// What’s the Holdup, New Jersey? Squabbles Delay Legalization, Again (Leafly)

// Take a sneak peek at Denver’s newest social marijuana club about to open on the ‘Green Mile’ (Denver Channel)

// U.S. Funds With $100 Billion Explore Loans to Canadian Pot Firms (Bloomberg)

// Leaked internal document sparks questions over CA cannabis growers group’s finances, management (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canadian Cannabis Sales Rise Modestly in December (New Cannabis Ventures)

// In Photos: Canada’s First Bongspiel, a Cannabis-Infused Curling Tournament (Leafly)


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Tuesday, January 29, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// The Trump administration’s crackdown on marijuana legalization might end under Bill Barr (Vox)

// California proposes slashing pot taxes to help regulated industry compete with black market (CNBC)

// LA Property Owners That Lease To Unlicensed Cannabis Businesses May Soon Pay The Price (Bisnow)


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// State: No medical marijuana at veterans’ nursing homes (News Tribune (AP))

// Minnesota lawmakers introduce bill to legalize marijuana numbered HF420 (The Hill)

// Scott’s Driver Safety Concerns Not Addressed In Vt. Senate’s Tax-And-Regulate Marijuana Bill (Vermont Public Radio)

// 79 applications received for 13 contracts to cultivate medical cannabis in Germany (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Industrial Hemp Cultivation Exploded In The U.S., Last Year Report Shows (Marijuana Moment)

// Legal Medical Marijuana Associated With Lower Opioid Use Rates, Another Study Finds (Marijuana Moment)

// Mother Jones Admits it ‘Overstated’ Cannabis Mental Health Risks (Leafly)


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

A tweet from the U.S. Surgeon General about the use of medical marijuana by children.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, January 25, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// U.S. Surgeon General Deletes Tweet About Medical Marijuana And Children (Marijuana Moment)

// House Democrats look to legalize recreational marijuana in New Mexico (KRQE News)

// Lt. Gov. John Fetterman to embark on pot tour of Pa. (Philadelphia Inquirer)


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.


// Marijuana firm Caliva closes $75 million funding with assist from NFL great Joe Montana (Marijuana Business Daily)

// WA ponders allowing small marijuana growers to sell direct to consumers (Marijuana Business Daily)

// 9 Governors Get ‘A’ Grades for Marijuana Reform Up From 2 Last Year (Reason)

// ICYMI: The BCC Drops its Final Regulations (Canna Law Blog)

// Cigarette Giant Philip Morris Decides Not to Invest in Cannabis (Civilized)

// Police lock up all 4 Georgia Peach marijuana dispensaries 25 arrested (CBC News)

// How Canopy Growth became the Jolly Green Giant of cannabis (Fast Company)


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Friday, January 18, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, January 18, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Governor Signs Bill Legalizing Medical Marijuana In The U.S. Virgin Islands (Marijuana Moment)

// Connecticut Marijuana Legalization Bill Has A Huge Cosponsor List (Marijuana Moment)

// DeSantis asks Legislature to end marijuana smoking ban (The Ledger)


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// State sells $75,000 in medical marijuana on first day (Toledo Blade)

// Colorado company working to retrieve what it says is $500K in hemp seized by authorities in Pawhuska (Tulsa World (AP))

// Marijuana Legalization Will Be A Top Priority For Hawaii Legislature In 2019 (Marijuana Moment)

// MedMen Q2 Revenue Projected to Grow 40% from Prior Quarter to $29.9 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Medical marijuana sales in Arizona up 41% in 2018, report says (Tucson.com)

// Mike Tyson And Joe Rogan Swap Stories About Psychedelics And Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)

// High compliance costs lost market share could take toll on cannabis edibles firms under new Washington state rules (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Wednesday, January 16, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A handful of bright green marijuana buds sit alone on a bright white background.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Four Governors Talk Marijuana Reform During Major Speeches In A Single Day (Marijuana Moment)

// Tilray signs creative $250-million revenue-sharing deal with U.S. brand powerhouse ABG (Canada.com)


// Cannabis businesses call on state regulators to fix Michigan’s medical marijuana shortage (Michigan Radio)


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!


// New York Gov. Cuomo Releases Marijuana Legalization Details (Marijuana Moment)

// Boulder company report: 2018 global cannabis spending expected to top $12 billion (Daily Camera)

// Big Island medical marijuana dispensary gets formal OK to open (Pacific Business News)

// Fairbanks city borough take in $1M in pot taxes for 2018 (KTUU 2 NBC (AP))

// Demand for pre-rolled joints, oil caught supplier OrganiGram off guard (CBC News)

// Washington State Lawmakers Consider Legalizing Marijuana Home Cultivation (Marijuana Moment)

// Trump Attorney General Nominee Won’t Go After Legal Marijuana Businesses And Urges Congress To Act (Marijuana Moment)


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