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Friday, April 17, 2020 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, April 17, 2020 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Judge upholds Massachusetts ban on recreational cannabis sales (Leafly)

// FDA Shifts Its Covid-19 Stance on Vaping Smoking Impact (Bloomberg News)

// Canopy Growth exits cannabis cultivation on three continents in major international pullback (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Greenbits Raises $23 Million Despite Tight Capital Conditions (Green Market Report)

// Hemp Farmers Make Double the Salary of Average Agricultural Workers Study Says (Merry Jane)

// Cresco Labs Continues To Dominate Illinois (Green Market Report)

// USDA Approves Hemp Plans For Florida Kansas And Three Indian Tribes (Marijuana Moment)

// VA Should Let Doctors ‘Verbally’ Recommend Medical Marijuana Amid Coronavirus Lawmakers Say (Marijuana Moment)

// MedMen creditor seeks to seize cannabis firm’s former execs’ homes (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Arizona Dispensary Firm Gives Away Free Weed to Patients Having Hard Times (Phoenix New Times)


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Thursday, April 16, 2020 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, April 16, 2020 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Aphria Delivers Solid Quarter, But Pulls Guidance (Green Market Report)

// Mayor Bowser Announces Social Distancing, Delivery, and Pickup Options for DC Medical Marijuana Patients (DC Mayor Muriel Bowser)

// Missouri Activists Officially End 2020 Marijuana Legalization Campaign Due To Coronavirus (Marijuana Moment)


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// CannTrust Gets Cease Trade Order From Ontario Securities Commission (Green Market Report)

// Burglaries double at Denver marijuana stores (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Recreational cannabis group seeks OK to gather electronic signatures (The Missoulian)

// Virginia Governor Urges Medical Marijuana Expansion As Amendment To Recently Approved Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// Planet 13 Pivots To Local Residents During Pandemic (Green Market Report)

// Chart: Forced store closures hit Massachusetts marijuana retailers to the tune of $2 million per day (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Weld parts with Baker on pot sales (CommonWealth Magazine)


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Tuesday, April 14, 2020 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, April 14, 2020 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Aurora Files New Offering, Does Reverse Split To Avoid NYSE Delisting (Green Market Report)

// How the coronavirus crisis is reshaping the cannabis industry for the long term (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Colorado Governor Asks Congress To Let Marijuana Businesses Get Coronavirus Aid Funds (Forbes)


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// Growing hemp is a new option for struggling Florida farmers. Licenses go online soon. (Miami Herald)

// Marijuana retailers recruiting Mass. attorney general in quest to reopen (Taunton Daily Gazette)

// Could Sanders Convince Biden To Back Legal Marijuana With New Joint Working Group? (Marijuana Moment)

// Nevada’s Planet 13 cannabis firm ends $10 million deal to enter California (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis producer Hexo raises CA$46 million in public offering (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Massachusetts marijuana commission member stepping down (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cresco Labs Expanding Local Workforce to Hire Displaced Workers; Providing Extra Support to Employees in Response to COVID-19 (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Thursday, April 9, 2020 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, April 9, 2020 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Charlotte Figi, CBD pioneer and ‘Charlotte’s Web’ namesake, dies from COVID-19 (Leafly)

// Massachusetts gov sued over closure of recreational cannabis stores (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana Industry Groups Ask States For Coronavirus Relief Loans That Feds Won’t Provide (Marijuana Moment)


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// Trulieve Delivers A 2019 Net Income Of $178 Million (Green Market Report)

// Hexo Stock Plunges After $40 Million Offering Announced (Green Market Report)

// Adult-Use Pot Shops Are Supplying Medical Dispensaries with Weed During Pandemic (Merry Jane)

// KushCo Holdings Q2 Revenue Declines 14% from a Year Ago to $30.1 million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Expired Oregon ID? During coronavirus outbreak, you can still get booze says OLCC (KPIC 4 CBS)

// Anchorage, Alaska, voters reject on-site cannabis consumption (Marijuana Business Daily)

// MassRoots Investors Sued By SEC In Pump & Dump Scheme (Green Market Report)


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Monday, April 6, 2020 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, April 6, 2020 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Ontario cannabis stores to close after removal from ‘essential’ list (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Map: Where Canadian cannabis businesses can stay open during COVID-19 pandemic (Marijuana Business Daily)

// North Dakota Activists Say Marijuana Legalization Initiative Unlikely In 2020 Due To Coronavirus (Marijuana Moment)


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// Cannabis Consumer Behavior Alters With Covid-19 Quarantine: Edibles & Drinks Surge (Green Market Report)

// CCC weighing options to help shut down pot businesses (Worcester Telegram)

// Hemp Businesses Eligible for Coronavirus Stimulus Package (Leafly)

// Hawaii’s Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Remain Open During Virus Crisis (Civil Beat)

// Colorado Marijuana Takeovers Still Planned Amid Economic Dip (Denver Westword)

// Green Growth Brands Puts Its CBD Business Into Receivership (New Cannabis Ventures)

// How to conduct clean cannabis sales in the age of COVID-19 (Leafly)


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Thursday, April 2, 2020 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, April 2, 2020 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// AOC Says Marijuana Dispensaries Should Stay Open During Coronavirus If Liquor Stores Can (Marijuana Moment)

// The Feds Are Offering Grants to Study How Coronavirus Impacts Cannabis Consumers (Merry Jane)

// OWNERS: Have a Heart Compassionate Care dispensaries were not economically feasible to operate (Quad-City Times)


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// Cannabis users, shops suffer high anxiety after Massachusetts shuts down recreational sales (NBC News)

// Why are liquor stores and marijuana dispensaries considered essential businesses? (Newsweek)

// Maine retailers deemed essential prepare to follow new state mandates (Portland Press Herald)

// COVID-19 Kills a Non-Violent Drug Offender Serving 27 Years Behind Bars (Merry Jane)

// USDA Approves Hemp Plans For South Carolina And West Virginia (Marijuana Moment)

// Medical cannabis businesses eye potential new markets in southern US (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Washington Governor Signs Bill To Diversify State’s Marijuana Industry (Marijuana Moment)


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Wednesday, April 1, 2020 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Recreational cannabis sales in three key markets still falling after initial coronavirus-related spike (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Massachusetts Governor Defends Closing Recreational Marijuana Shops To Prevent Out-Of-State Shoppers (Marijuana Moment)

// Colorado marijuana retailers get OK to resume in-store sales (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Marijuana companies are making hand sanitizer to donate to local hospitals (Boston.com)

// Dutch marijuana back on sale, but don’t forget to wash your hands (Reuters)

// Virus likely dooms Missouri recreational marijuana campaign (Ozarks First (AP))

// Health Canada says cannabis labs willing to assist in COVID-19 testing (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Zenabis Reports Losses Of $127 Million On Revenue Of $66 Million (Green Market Report)

// People Need Weed, But Stores Can’t Get Federal Funding in a Crisis (Vice)

// Cannabis Advocates Push for Emergency Weed Delivery Rules Amid COVID-19 Crisis (Merry Jane)


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Tuesday, March 31, 2020 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana Legalization Left Out Of New York Budget According To Draft Summary Document (Marijuana Moment)

// Massachusetts gov urged to reopen adult-use marijuana shops (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Thanks to COVID-19 Lack of Protective Gear Could Lead to Cannabis Shortages (Merry Jane)

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Monday, March 9, 2020 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, March 9, 2020 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Coronavirus thwarts plans for SXSW, two more cannabis events (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Utah’s First Legal Weed Dispensary Is Open, But Where Are the Patients? (Merry Jane)

// Virginia Lawmakers Send Marijuana Decriminalization Bill To Governor’s Desk (Marijuana Moment)


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// San Diego lab says almost 80% of illicit cannabis vape cartridges are ‘unfit for consumption’ (10 News ABC San Diego)

// Magic Dragon name doesn’t fly with cannabis commissioners (Worcester Telegram)

// DEA Admits State-Level Marijuana Legalization Reduces Illegal Market Demand (Marijuana Moment)

// Rhode Island poised to triple number of medical marijuana dispensaries (Marijuana Business Daily)

// 50 State Banking Associations Demand Senate Vote On Marijuana Banking Legislation (Marijuana Moment)

// The Ripple Effect of Canopy Growth’s Move From Indoor Growing (Real Money)

// SEE IT: ‘Just glad to be alive,’ says man tackled by cops on Brooklyn street; police commissioner promises probe (NY Daily News)


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Friday, March 6, 2020 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, March 6, 2020 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Boston’s First Legal Weed Shop Is Finally Expected to Open on Monday (Merry Jane)

// New York arrest video makes the case for cannabis legalization (Leafly)

// Oregon Activists Collect Enough Signatures For Drug Decriminalization And Treatment Measure (Marijuana Moment)


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// New Michigan rule could increase business for cannabis growers (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ontario Cannabis Store releases first annual report covering legalization (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Utah’s top medical marijuana regulator is stepping down (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Pot distribution charges dropped against man transporting hemp through state (Rapid City Journal)

// New Justice Department Memo Aims To Block ‘Habitual Marijuana Users’ From Buying Guns (Marijuana Moment)

// VI cannabis advisory board meets for the first time (Vibe High)

// Check Out Leaked Photos of Nike’s New ‘Strawberry Cough’ Sneakers for 4/20 (Merry Jane)


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