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Thursday, August 22, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, August 22, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Weedmaps will stop advertising unlicensed cannabis retailers ‘later this year’ (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Impact of California high court medical cannabis ruling unclear for state’s businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ontario releases results of cannabis store draw in what may be province’s last lottery (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Colorado man who says he was delivering hemp charged in SD with selling marijuana (Rapid City Journal)

// Canadian woman faces lifetime ban after getting caught with CBD oil at U.S. border (CBC News)

// North Carolina House OKs Ban on Smokable Hemp (Leafly (AP))

// Michigan offers application help to adult-use marijuana businesses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// EPA Announces Review Of Pesticide Applications For Hemp (Marijuana Moment)

// Report reveals Canadians’ mixed reactions to proposed warning labels on edibles (Growth Op)

// Tilray to Post a Profit in Canada in the ‘Next Quarter or Two,’ CEO Says (Bloomberg)


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Wednesday, August 21, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Federal Data Shows Youth Marijuana Use Isn’t Increasing Under Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// South Dakota lawmakers push forward on allowing hemp (ABC Fox Montana (AP))

// Jamaica seeks cannabis seed-to-sale software; 54 licenses ‘granted’ (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// California Cannabis: Preparing for Phase 3 Licensing in L.A. on September 3rd (Canna Law Blog)

// Canadian Cannabis Retail Stores Concentrated in Low-Income Areas (Leafly)

// Missouri gets 2,000+ medical marijuana applications (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Tilray signs first deal to supply pot to Europe out of new Portugal facility (Market Watch)

// California Cities Seeing Cannabis Industry Workers Unionizing (High Times)

// New York And Connecticut Governors Talk Marijuana Legalization On Fishing Trip (Marijuana Moment)

// Elizabeth Warren’s Criminal Justice Plan Involves Legalizing Marijuana And Safe Injection Sites (Marijuana Moment)


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Tuesday, August 20, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Credit Unions Can Bank Hemp Businesses, Federal Agency Announces (Marijuana Moment)

// Oregon Has Way Too Much Legal Weed. This Is Where It’s Going (Vice)

// Marijuana Taxes Differ In Legalized States, Complicating Projections (Marijuana Moment)


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// ‘The system is swamped.’ Canada can’t keep up with requests to study cannabis (Science Magazine)

// Columbia begins shipping CBD to Switzerland (Grizzle)

// Medicine Man Technologies Continues to Execute on Colorado Roll-Up Strategy with Announcement of $17.25 Million Pending Acquisition (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Canadian cannabis investors still waiting for a breakout company to emerge (Growth Op)

// Deschutes County imposes marijuana moratorium (Bend Bulletin)

// Louisiana medical cannabis supplies adequate, state says (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Bernie Sanders Calls For Legalization Of Marijuana And Safe Injection Sites (Marijuana Moment)


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Monday, August 19, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, August 19, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Illicit Cannabis Vape Carts Hospitalized 7 in California Doctors Say (Leafly)

// ‘I feel lucky for real’: How legalizing hemp accidentally helped marijuana suspects (NBC News)

// FBI investigating possible corruption in US cannabis industry (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Marijuana giant Harvest agrees to relinquish two dispensary permits after Pennsylvania probe (Philadelphia Inquirer)

// Ex-Cop is First Individual Licensed to Sell Medical Cannabis in Canada (Leafly)

// Barbados latest Caribbean country to propose sweeping medical cannabis law (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canopy executive compensation surges to $28.5 million following pot legalization (BNN Bloomberg)

// Texas School District Will Now Expel Any Student Caught with a THC Vape Pen (Merry Jane)

// Second manufacturer joins Iowa’s medical marijuana program (KPVI 6 NBC)

// Whitefield Farmers Test New Market with Pick-Your-Own Hemp Fields (Lincoln County News)


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Friday, August 16, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, August 16, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// California now has the biggest legal marijuana market in the world. Its black market is even bigger (LA Times)

// Illegal pot still a source for 4 in 10 cannabis users, Stats Can survey shows (CTV News)

// Maryland’s Highest Court Rules Pot Smell Not Enough To Search Person (CBS Baltimore)


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// Short’s Brewing will make marijuana beverages, candy in partnership agreement (Michigan Live)

// High Times Partners With Clio To Launch Cannabis Marketing Awards (Times of CBD)

// Five Federal Agencies Respond To Presidential Candidate’s Hemp Banking Letter (Marijuana Moment)

// Federal Health Agency Releases List Of Marijuana Research Priorities (Marijuana Moment)

// New Mexico gov opposes opening medical cannabis market to nonresidents (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Outside Lands Music Festival Raked in $1 Million in Legal Weed Sales (Merry Jane)

// UFC star Nate Diaz lights up joint during open workout (NY Post)


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Thursday, August 15, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, August 15, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Canopy Growth, world’s largest pot company, lost $1 billion in three months (Market Watch)

// Your marijuana delivery is here – now smile for the body cam (Boston Globe)

// Mexico’s top court demands regulation on medical marijuana after long delays (Reuters)


Today’s headlines are brought to you by our friends over at McCabe Law LLC of Portland Maine, which is partnering with the Climate Resources Group to throw a series of cannabis seminars starting Tuesday, August 20th, and running every 20th of the month through October. Attendees will get the straight scoop on the best way to get started in Maine’s legal cannabis industry. Find out more and purchase your own ticket at https://www.mccabelawllc.com/seminars.html.


// UC Davis Will Start Doing Government-Sanctioned Cannabis Research (Merry Jane)

// New Mexico governor’s commission eyeing adult-use cannabis legalization (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Wholesale marijuana prices on upswing in more mature recreational markets, reports indicate (Marijuana Business Daily)

// In one month, 3,000 Pennsylvanians with anxiety certified for medical marijuana (Pennsylvania Capital-Star)

// Damaging hailstorm hits Oregon hemp farms, causes potentially millions in losses (Hemp Industry Daily)

// No, Drug-Sniffing Dogs Can’t Distinguish Between Marijuana And Hemp (Fresh Toast)

// Former Congressman Touts His Decades-Old Marijuana Bill At State Regulatory Meeting (Marijuana Moment)


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Wednesday, August 14, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// ‘It’s still not legal’: Ricketts says state is working on way to distinguish hemp from marijuana (Omaha World-Herald)

// Chart: Medical marijuana markets expanding at varying rates, with Oklahoma, Florida setting the pace (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Hearings set on regs for marijuana cafes, home delivery (Worchester Telegram)


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.


// Alabama could join the other 33 states that have legalized medical marijuana (CBS 42)

// Acreage Holdings Reports Q2 Revenue of $17.7 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Cannabis firm Tilray’s revenue up, but wider loss reported (Marijuana Business Daily)

// MedMen Sees Q4 Revenue at $42 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Pennsylvania Judge Rules Searching Car Due to Cannabis Scent Illegal (High Times)

// Marijuana Business Daily makes Inc. 5,000 list for fourth straight year (Marijuana Business Daily)

// NJ marijuana legalization: Steve Sweeney exploring ‘restriction on legal weed edibles (Asbury Park Press)


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

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
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)


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!


// 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)


Check out our other projects:Marijuana Today— Our flagship title, a weekly podcast examining the world of marijuana business and activism with some of the smartest people in the industry and movement. • Marijuana Media Connect— A service that connects industry insiders in the legal marijuana industry with journalists, bloggers, and writers in need of expert sources for their stories.

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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)


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.


// 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)


Check out our other projects:Marijuana Today— Our flagship title, a weekly podcast examining the world of marijuana business and activism with some of the smartest people in the industry and movement. • Marijuana Media Connect— A service that connects industry insiders in the legal marijuana industry with journalists, bloggers, and writers in need of expert sources for their stories.

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, August 7, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Louisiana Patients Finally Get Their Medical Marijuana (Leafly (AP))

// Colorado Sold Twice As Much Recreational Marijuana As Medical Cannabis Last Year (Marijuana Moment)

// Florida attorney dubs himself ‘PotDaddy’ in blunt tweet showing his support for legalizing weed (NBC 2)


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!


// Chart: Newer marijuana markets embrace social equity programs (Marijuana Business Daily)

// $68.4 Million Epidiolex Sales Drive GW Pharma’s $72 Million Revenue in Q2 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Judge rules New Mexico must open medical cannabis market to nonresidents (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Mexico seeks public input as marijuana legalization draws closer (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Alaska credit union to end pilot program that served marijuana businesses (Anchorage Daily News)

// Outside Lands Cannabis Decision Still On Hold (San Francisco Weekly)

// Casting Call: Hosts Wanted for a New Cannabis Product Review Show (Leafly)


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