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Friday, October 11, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, October 11, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Rudy Giuliani’s Ukraine fixers indicted in US cannabis corruption scheme (Leafly)

// California’s Massive Power Shut-Off Is Jeopardizing the State’s Weed Industry (Merry Jane)

// Texas abruptly halts permitting process for new medical cannabis dispensaries (Texas Tribune)


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// Arkansas medical marijuana sales brisk, total $12.3 million for five months (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Hexo revenue warning slams cannabis sector as stock tumbles 24% (Market Watch)

// Quebec is appealing a judge’s ruling that allows you to grow cannabis at home (CTV News)

// Cannabis Control Commission approves first wave of ‘responsible vendor’ trainers (Mass Live)

// Opinion: Why Massachusetts’ vaping ban won’t stop lung illnesses (Leafly)

// Mexican Cabinet Member Accepts Lawmaker’s Marijuana Gift During Legislative Meeting (Marijuana Moment)

// The East Coast’s first outdoor, commercial cannabis harvest is underway (Washington Post)


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Thursday, October 10, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, October 10, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Washington state temporarily bans flavored marijuana vaping products targeting a third of top-selling MJ vapes (Marijuana Business Daily)

// CBD the Cash Cow: Hemp Industry Expected to Top $23 Billion by 2023 (Merry Jane)

// Farm to freezer: Why ‘fresh-frozen’ is taking over the cannabis harvest (Leafly)


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// ‘Thank You Gov. Baker’: N.H. Vape Shops See Rush After Mass. Ban (WBUR 90.9)

// Over Two Dozen Medical Cannabis Growers in Pennsylvania Unionize (High Times)

// Canadian pot is getting cheaper – but black market still offers best deals (Financial Post)

// B.C.’s eight-store limit frustrates Vancouver cannabis entrepreneurs (Vancouver Is Awesome)

// Cannabis Advocacy Groups Bring 51-foot Inflated Joint To Congress (High Times)

// CA vape maker Kushy Punch in spotlight amid allegations of illegal cannabis products; firm says goods not for sale (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Legalizing Cannabis Is The Answer To Vaping Concerns (Forbes)


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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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Monday, October 7, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, October 7, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Statement on consumer warning to stop using THC vaping products amid ongoing investigation into lung illnesses (Food and Drug Administration)

// Oregon imposes temporary ban on some vaping products (Boston Globe)

// U.S. judge keeps intact Massachusetts’ toughest-in-nation vaping ban (Thomson Reuters News)


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// Nevada’s First Weed Cafe Will Feel Like a Microbrew’s Tasting Room (Merry Jane)

// Youth Marijuana Use Declined After Washington Legalized, Study Finds (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana testing labs: Will Maine have enough? (Central Maine)

// Oldest operating dispensary marks 20th year with charity (Leaf Online)

// National Academies To Host Forum On CBD Science This Month (Marijuana Moment)

// These robots are learning to grow weed. Yes, they’re ‘pot bots.’ (NJ.com)

// California vape maker Kushy Punch caught making illegal products (Leafly)


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Friday, October 4, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, October 4, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New York’s ban on flavored e-cigs on hold for now (WHAM)

// Vaping-Related Illness Could be Caused by Toxic Fumes, Study Finds (Merry Jane)

// Cannabis at work: Almost 1 in 10 Canadians say their employer allows it (CTV News)


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// Alaska alcohol control board votes to remove top regulator (Anchorage Daily News)

// Constellation Takes Huge Hit From Canopy Growth Investment (Green Market Report)

// Digital payments platform Square welcomes US marijuana businesses (Business Times)

// Michigan unveils license instructions for $1.4B adult-use cannabis market (Marijuana Business Daily)

// End-of-life hospital care in California could soon include cannabis (Leafly)

// Marketing consultant sought to brand and promote Humboldt County cannabis industry (KRCR 7 ABC)

// Cigarettes, N.H., Craigslist: How the vaping public is contending with Baker’s ban (Boston Globe)



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Thursday, October 3, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, October 3, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Viral video shows police giving weed back to driver under new guidelines (WSB-TV 2 Atlanta)

// Local Police Struggling to Make Minor Marijuana Arrests (NBC Miami)

// Majority Of Americans Support Decriminalizing All Drugs, Poll Finds (Marijuana Moment)


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// Hundreds Of Companies Sign Letter Calling For Marijuana Descheduling To Prevent Vaping Injuries (Marijuana Moment)

// Connecticut senator seeks 4-month moratorium on vaping sales (Hartford Courant)

// Marijuana Policy Project Publishes Cannabis Vaping Report (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Group sues Massachusetts over marijuana vaping, e-cigarette ban (Marijuana Business Daily)

// The United States of Cannabis Reveals Each State’s Distinct Cannabis Identity (Green Market Report)

// Marijuana enthusiasts queue around the block as America’s first cannabis cafe Lowell Farms opens (Sky Statement)

// San Diego cracking down on marijuana billboards but loosening other rules (San Diego Union-Tribune)


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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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Friday, September 27, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, September 27, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Gov. Baker explains vape ban: ‘Doing nothing was not a viable option’ (WCVB 5 ABC)

// Vermont considering banning sale of vaping products (Boston Globe (AP))

// How Doctors Diagnose and Treat Vape Pen Lung Disease (Leafly)


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// The Green Party’s Cannabis Platform Makes Zero Sense (Leafly)

// Mitch McConnell Directs DEA To Figure Out How To Distinguish Hemp From Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)

// South Park Slams MedMen In Episode About Banning Marijuana Home Cultivation (Marijuana Moment)

// State’s new cannabis czar faces a challenging to-do list (Crain’s Chicago Business)

// People in D.C.’s Increasingly Dangerous Marijuana Gray Market Want Change (Washington City Paper)

// Senate Committee Declines To Expand State Marijuana Protections In Spending Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// Use of New Cannabis Breathalyzer Could Break Labour Laws (Leafly)


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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)


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!


// 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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Wednesday, September 25, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Baker declares public health emergency, orders 4-month ban on all vaping products (Boston Globe)

// Journey of a Tainted Vape Cartridge: From China’s Labs to Your Lungs (Leafly)

// Marijuana delivered to your door: Massachusetts regulators approve home delivery, cannabis cafes (Mass Live)


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.


// Chart: With rec sales on the horizon, Illinois’ medical cannabis program surging (Marijuana Business Daily)

// One-third of young NYC residents smoke pot: study (New York Post)

// THC Found in 46% of America’s Best-Selling Hemp CBD Products (Merry Jane)

// UT gov signs medical cannabis bill increasing dispensaries, licensing couriers (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Senate Committee Includes State Medical Marijuana Protections In Spending Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// New York, Connecticut, And New Jersey Governors Will Meet To Discuss Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// Canberra becomes the first city in Australia to legalize marijuana (CNN)



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