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Wednesday, October 9, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// MedMen and PharmaCann terminate $682 million cannabis merger; MedMen CFO ousted (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Citing ‘consistent failure,’ Aleafia nixes cannabis supply deal with Aphria (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Montana temporarily bans flavored e-cigarettes (CT Post (AP))


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// Thousands qualify for Denver’s marijuana conviction expungement program; few apply (Denver Channel 7 ABC)

// Mayor Lori Lightfoot holds first meeting on recreational marijuana sales (ABC 7 Chicago)

// Even without reform, banks increasingly serving marijuana industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// It’s Official: Legal Weed Does Not Lead to Increased Crime, Study Confirms (Merry Jane)

// Medical Cannabis Helps Chronic Pain Patients Get Off Opioids, Study Shows (Merry Jane)

// More Senators Are Demanding That FDA Speed Up CBD Regulations (Marijuana Moment)

// 5 Reasons Why Cannabis Should Be Legally Allowed to Move Between States (Merry Jane)


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

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
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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Monday, August 5, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, August 5, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Utah rejects appeals from six would-be medical cannabis growers (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Medical Cannabidiol Board Approves Chronic Pain as Condition, Delays PTSD Decision (WHOTV 13 NBC)

// Nebraska Attorney General Argues Legalizing Medical Marijuana Is Unconstitutional (Marijuana Moment)


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// Portland unveils proposed rules for marijuana businesses (Portland Press Herald)

// Colorado becomes third state to allow doctors to recommend marijuana instead of opioids (The Hill)

// Sununu Vetoes ‘Home Grow’ Medical Marijuana Bill (NH Public Radio)

// A Closer Look at Aphria’s Reported Profit (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Canadian cannabis firm Cronos spending $300 million to enter US hemp market (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canada’s TerrAscend looks to snap up US marijuana firm Ilera for up to $225 million (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Top Senate Democrat Announces Construction Of Only Hemp Seed Bank In The U.S. (Marijuana Moment)


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Thursday, August 1, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Senator Cory Booker and former Vice President Joe Biden on stage during the 2019 Democratic Candidates Debate.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, August 1, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Democratic Presidential Candidates Clash On Marijuana At Debate (Marijuana Moment)

// Surprise: Utah’s Anti-Weed Senator Is Also a Major Opioid Mogul (Merry Jane)

// CannTrust Prepares To Sell The Company Following Illegal Growing Scandal (Green Market Report)


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// California regulators reopen funding for cannabis social equity programs (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Hawthorne Segment Helps Drive Growth and Improved Outlook at ScottsMiracle-Gro (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Pilot program for AK grown hemp loses funding (KTUU 2 NBC)

// Pardons aren’t supposed to be visible at the U.S. border. Here’s why they often are (Global News)

// Coast Guard Issues Order Barring Active Duty Members From Visiting Marijuana Shops (Marijuana Moment)

// Chart: Women account for more than a third of marijuana business executives (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Researchers Ask: Is Cannabis Contributing to Denver’s Smog? (Leafly)


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Wednesday, July 31, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Drink up stoners: Big Alcohol’s pursuit to make weed beverages (Verge)

// DEA ordered to explain delay in medical marijuana research application processing (Marijuana Business Daily)

// After Legalizing Marijuana, Colorado Saw ‘Significant Decrease’ In Opioid Prescriptions, Study Finds (Marijuana Moment)


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// Pennsylvania regulators strip cultivator of medical cannabis license (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Melissa Etheridge Launches Marijuana Biz In Santa Cruz County (Santa Cruz Patch)

// Chart: Cannabis investors shift from loan financing to equity investment (Marijuana Business Daily)

// More than 1,800 register for Los Angeles social equity cannabis business eligibility (Marijuana Business Daily)

// This Fall Fair in BC Has a ‘Cannabis’ Category- and the Mayor’s Judging (Leafly)

// Medical Cannabis Could Reach Louisiana Pharmacies Next Week (Leafly (AP))

// Florida Activists Clear First Hurdle To Put Marijuana Legalization On State’s 2020 Ballot (Marijuana Moment)


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Friday, June 7, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, June 7, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Bipartisan Marijuana Banking Bill Quietly Advances In House As Floor Vote Approaches (Marijuana Moment)

// New Mexico adds opioid use to conditions for medical pot (CT Post (AP))

// Cannabis oil firm PharmaCielo to buy Australia’s Creso Pharma for roughly $85M (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Report: CBD sales in the US to reach $7 billion by 2023 as investments surge (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Medicine Man Agrees to Buy Country’s Largest Outdoor Marijuana Farm (Denver Westword)

// Cresco Capital Partners Close $60 Million Oversubscribed Fund (Green Market Report)

// Canada’s Airline Crews Now Banned From Consuming Cannabis Prior to Flying (Merry Jane)

// Surgeon general warns marijuana could be more dangerous than a decade ago (The Hill)

// Woman sues Michigan state not for money but for access to her legally prescribed medical marijuana (Growth Op)

// Marijuana firm Planet 13 signals entry into CA with $10M dispensary purchase (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Wednesday, June 5, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Bipartisan Governors Team Up To Demand Federal Marijuana Reform (Marijuana Moment)

// Congressional Report Raises Questions About Whether Marijuana Impairs Driving (Marijuana Moment)

// Weed CEO Backtracks After Repeating Claim About Fentanyl-Laced Weed On Fox (Vice)


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.


// Aurora Canopy are Canada’s ‘most reputable’ cannabis firms, survey finds; others rank far behind (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Oregon bill approved by House makes it easier to expunge old pot convictions (Statesman Journal)

// Green Growth Brands Executes Agreement to Acquire FL Medical Cannabis Provider (Green Market Report)

// Oakland Officials Decriminalize Psychedelics And Say They’ll Work To Legalize Sales Next (Marijuana Moment)

// France nears launch of medical cannabis ‘experiment’ (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ontario’s First Pot-Friendly Resort Is Open for Business (Merry Jane)

// Chart: Retail marijuana sales surpass Fortnite video game, closing in on Taco Bell, NFL (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Tuesday, June 4, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Andrew Cuomo on NY marijuana legalization: ‘I don’t think it’s feasible at this point’ (Democrat & Chronicle)

// New Jersey to greatly expand medical marijuana program with up to 108 new licenses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// VA denies Mass. veteran home loan over his legal marijuana job (Boston Globe)


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!


// Records: Minnesota’s medical marijuana companies lost a combined $2.4M in 2018 (KSTP 5 News ABC)

// Gov. Whitmer promised to expunge marijuana-related criminal records in Michigan. Those convicted are still waiting. (Detroit Metro Times)

// Big marijuana firms are ‘rolling up’ local dispensaries and growers skirting Pennsylvania’s law (Philadelphia Inquirer)

// Brinks CEO: The $160 billion cannabis industry much of it still illegal makes for a ‘beautiful opportunity’ (CNBC)

// CBD Toothpaste Sounds Like a Good Idea but Lacks Conclusive Studies Proving It Is (Green Entrepreneur)

// How Legal Weed Is Killing America’s Most Famous Marijuana Farmers (Politico)

// Sheriff Who Warned of Fentanyl-Laced Weed Says Test Erred (U.S. News & World Report (AP))


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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks up on stage during SXSW 2019.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Presses Housing Secretary About Marijuana Eviction Policies (Marijuana Moment)

// Massachusetts Senate weighs no-interest loans for marijuana businesses (Mass Live)

// Racial Arrest Disparities Got Worse After Legalization, Study Finds (Leafly)


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 sales east of Mississippi poised to rival western markets including Colorado, California (Philadelphia Inqurier)

// CBD Can Help Curb Heroin Cravings, New Study Finds (Leafly)

// Kansas Set to Allow Low-THC Cannabis Oil Beginning July 1 (Leafly (AP))

// Chart: Comparing the price per milligram of THC in cannabis-infused products (Marijuana Business Daily)

// LA County Votes Again on Locking Out Unlicensed Cannabis Owners (NBC 4 Los Angeles)

// Marijuana control board wins broad support at Nevada Legislature (Nevada Appeal)

// Smuggling case involving ex-execs at marijuana firm Vireo will proceed, court says (Marijuana Business Daily)


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

A fresh marijuana bud grows with white hairs.

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)


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 150,000 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!


// 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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