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Tuesday, September 10, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// After Fall River bribery indictment, Baker joins calls to change local marijuana rules (Boston Globe)

// EXCLUSIVE: Jamaica readies rules for commercial medical cannabis exports (Marijuana Business Daily)

// No major marijuana sales impact seen from vaping illness outbreak as MJ retailers focus on consumer education (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Medicine Man Technologies Continues To Add To Portfolio, Spends $100M in Two Weeks (Green Market Report)

// Weed Stereotypes Still Exist Thanks to the Media, New Research Shows (Merry Jane)

// Cannabis Control Commission suspends six licenses of Nova Farms, LLC (WWLP 22 News)

// Politico Pro Is Launching a Cannabis Policy Vertical (Washingtonian)

// Only 44 Canadians have been given cannabis pardons under new system (Global News)

// These Cops Are Seizing Cash from People Who Smell Like Weed Before They Fly to California (Vice)

// Sick and Elderly Missouri Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Jail for Growing Weed (Merry Jane)


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Thursday, September 5, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, September 5, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Amid Vaping Crackdown, Michigan to Ban Sale of Flavored E-Cigarettes (New York Times)

// Another Patient Has Died From Lung Disease After Vaping (New York Times)

// Quebec Doesn’t Want Cannabis-Infused Beverages to Taste Too Good (Leafly)


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// Medicine Man Technologies to Buy Colorado Harvest for $12.5 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Competition heated for Missouri medical cannabis dispensary licenses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Aurora Cannabis Unloads TGOD Shares For $86 Million (Green Market Report)

// Minnesota Voters Tell House And Senate They Want Marijuana Legalized In Separate Polls (Marijuana Moment)

// Nation’s failed weed war turned blacks into prisoners and whites into moguls (USA Today)

// Vancouver Island fair includes new category: best home-grown pot (CTV News (Canadian Press))

// Nevada marijuana sales rise to $639 million in fiscal 2019 (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Wednesday, September 4, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Head Of Only Federal Marijuana Farm Thinks 8 Percent THC Marijuana Is ‘Extremely’ Potent (Marijuana Moment)

// New BDS Analytics Report Forecasts CBD Sales To Reach $20 Billion By 2024 (Green Market Report)

// Mexican Senator Files Marijuana Legalization Bill Ahead Of Supreme Court Deadline (Marijuana Moment)


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// Key medical marijuana issue goes to Supreme Court (Florida Politics)

// Los Angeles opens next marijuana licensing round for 100 retail permits (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Illinois restricts cannabis electricity and water use (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Black man might die in prison after 25 years for selling pot – in a state where it’s now legal (Raw Story)

// 12 Applicants Disqualified from Ontario’s Cannabis Retail Lottery (Leafly)

// USDA Releases Report On Status Of Canada’s Hemp Industry (Marijuana Moment)

// Medicine Man Technologies to Buy Colorado Cannabis Retailer Starbuds for $31 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Thursday, August 29, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, August 29, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// 10,872 New Yorkers to See Their Marijuana Convictions Disappear (New York Times)

// Washington State Bans CBD in Food and Beverages (Leafly)

// Bodycam Footage Shows Police Killing Unarmed Suspect in Black Market Weed Raid (Merry Jane)


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// Green Thumb Revenues Grow 228% to $44 Million (Green Market Report)

// Crime Rates Drop After Marijuana Dispensaries Open Nearby, Study Finds (Marijuana Moment)

// Michigan medical marijuana operator faces prison time (Marijuana Business Daily)

// We know Mayor Buttigieg’s drug decriminalization plan works – ask Portugal (The Hill)

// Statistics Show Accidental Cannabis Consumption is Insignificant (Cannabis Now)

// Counterfeit Weed Vape Cartridges Are Everywhere – and They’re Making People Sick (Rolling Stone)

// Florida medical cannabis licensing issue heads to state Supreme Court (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Thursday, June 13, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, June 13, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Colorado Weed Revenue Surpasses $1 Billion (Rolling Stone)

// In Landmark Ruling, Cali Court Says It’s Legal for Prisoners to Possess Cannabis (Merry Jane)

// Federal agents return $250K seized from licensed CA marijuana distributor (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// U.S. Postal Services Unveils New Policy On Mailing Hemp-Derived CBD Products (Marijuana Moment)

// Quebec’s government-run cannabis stores lose CA$5 million (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canadian Pot Company Introduces So-Called ‘Pure Cannabis Cigarettes’ (Merry Jane)

// King Soopers In Colorado To Soon Sell CBD Products (CBS Denver)

// Poll Reveals Top Reasons People Support Or Oppose Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// Oregon Is About to OK Cannabis Exports. What’s Next? (Leafly)

// California National Guard not yet redeployed to combat illegal marijuana farms (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Wednesday, May 29, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Cannabis Extracts Are Legal Arizona High Court Rule (Leafly)

// States Can’t Block Legal Hemp Shipments Within Their Borders, USDA Says (Marijuana Moment)

// New Yorkers are drawn to East Coast’s first recreational cannabis dispensaries (Crain’s New York Business)


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// Chart: Arkansas medical marijuana sales top $353,000 via just two dispensaries, outpacing initial OH sales (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Harborside Closes $19.65 Million Capital Raise Ahead of Public Trading (New Cannabis Ventures)

// New York Governor Says Marijuana Legalization Remains A Top-10 Priority For 2019 (Marijuana Moment)

// Michigan Man Still Serving 60 Year Prison Sentence for Selling Weed in the ’90s (Merry Jane)

// Charlotte’s Web Q1 Revenue Increases 66% to $21.7 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// AB 533 passage could mean red light for cannabis consumption lounges (News 3 LV NBC)

// Court rules Tampa strip club owner can’t legally grow his own medical marijuana (WTSP 10 CBS)


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Tuesday, May 7, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// China Cashes In on the Cannabis Boom (New York Times)

// CBD shortage: Retailers struggle to keep cannabis extract on shelves (CTV News)

// Curaleaf Enters Ohio Medical Cannabis Market With $20 Million Acquisition (New Cannabis Ventures)


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!


// April medical marijuana sales top $18M in Oklahoma (OKC Fox 25 (AP))

// Mexico’s President Proposes Drug Decriminalization With Legal Supply Via Prescription (Marijuana Moment)

// Amateur Investors are Bullish About Cannabis. That Has the Pros a Little Worried. (Green Entrepreneur)

// Cannabis in Prison Often Gets Inmates Long Bouts of Solitary Confinement (Weed Maps)

// GW Pharma Q1 Revenue Soars To $39 Million as Epidiolex Drives Growth (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Texas House Votes To Expand State’s Medical Marijuana Program (Marijuana Moment)

// New Zealand Government Releases Details Of Marijuana Legalization Referendum (Marijuana Moment)


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Wednesday, April 3, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Corrections Department rescinds medical cannabis policy (Minnesota Lawyer)

// Aurora Cannabis Files Preliminary Prospectus to Raise up to $750 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// New York Governor Sets a New Date for Cannabis Legalization (Civilized)


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.


// Legalization Isn’t Enough: 10 Things Every New Cannabis Law Must Have (Leafly)

// FDA Announces Details On CBD Public Hearing (Marijuana Moment)

// Colorado House panel advances marijuana home delivery bill (Marijuana Business Daily)

// U.S. Senators Push Federal Bank Regulators To Clarify Rules For Hemp Businesses (Marijuana Moment)

// NJ calls for big increase in number of medical marijuana dispensaries (NJ Spotlight)

// Cannabis investor takes 9.8% stake in Jones Soda (Food Dive)

// Chart: Are Nevada cannabis sales beginning to plateau? (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Monday, August 27, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, August 27, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// OMMA receives 996 patient applications on the first day of medical marijuana licensing requests (KFOR News 4)

// Medical marijuana sales in Pa. halted again by software crash (Philadelphia Inquirer)

// Denver awards second cannabis social-use license (Marijuana Business Daily)


These headlines are brought to you today by our friends over at McCabe Law of Portland, Maine. McCabe Law provides cannabis legal services to the medical marijuana, adult-use marijuana, and hemp industries in Maine and nationally. Their services include licensing, business formations, real estate transactions, investment, compliance, risk management, strategic decision-making, and local and state government relations.


// State law allows local bans on medical marijuana facilities, state AG says (Telegram)

// The LDS Church’s opposition to Proposition 2 pits it against a tough foe: faithful members who already use medical marijuana (Salt Lake Tribune)

// Constellation Brands and Molson Coors are in. Now the cannabis world is wondering who’s next (Financial Post)

// Fearing a Leak Into the Black Market, Oregon Suddenly Caps How Much Weed Medical Cardholders Can Buy Each Day (Willamette Week)

// Gov. Bruce Rauner signs bill legalizing industrial hemp (Chicago Sun Times)

// Burners are stopping at Nevada’s pot shops, taking the risk (Reno Gazette Journal)

// A Crippled 76-Year-Old Is Rotting in Prison for a Decades-Old Weed Charge (Vice)


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Wednesday, October 12, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// 77% Of Florida Voters Support Medical Marijuana, According to Poll (WFSU News)

// Prison Food Company Funds Legal Marijuana Opposition (Marijuana.com)

// Marijuana businesses push back on Oregon’s testing rules, ask for delay (Oregon Live)


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// Axed High Times exec sues for $6M in damages (New York Post)

// U.K. Regulator Says Some Cannabis Products Count as Medicine (Time)

// Bro hug: Presidential candidate Gary Johnson forgives ex-cabinet member in pot spat (Cannabist)

// MJ Business Daily and Emerald Scientific Partner to Produce the MJBizCon Science Symposium in Las Vegas (Marijuana Investor News)

// Nevada Harvests First Industrial Hemp Crop This Week (Marijuana.com)

// United by pot, divided by policy: How Maine’s pro-marijuana forces disagree (Bangor Daily News)

// Pot pop-up offering marijuana and edibles for ‘donation’ on East Van street corner (Vancouver Sun)


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