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Friday, September 6, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Three small vials of vape juice sit next to one another on a counter.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, September 6, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Vitamin E Suspected In Serious Lung Problems Among People Who Vaped Cannabis (National Public Radio)

// Hemp Farming Quadrupled In The U.S. This Year, New Report Shows (Forbes)

// Mississippi medical marijuana: Group turns in signatures to get it on 2020 ballot (Clarion Ledger)


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// A Texas Educational Aide Posted About CBD on Facebook. Someone Complained. Then the School District Fired Her. (Reason)

// Black Entrepreneurs Call For More Equity In Mass. Cannabis Industry (WBUR 90.9)

// Lawsuit Exposes Nevada’s Sketchy Cannabis Licensing Practices (Leafly)

// Civil Rights Groups Push To End Criminalization Of Marijuana And Other Drugs (Marijuana Moment)

// New Effort Aims To Erase A Quarter Of A Million Marijuana Convictions From Records (Marijuana Moment)

// Oklahoma greenlights 7,000-plus medical marijuana licenses in first year (Marijuana Business Daily)

// UK advised to recruit former drug dealers if marijuana is legalised (Guardian)



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Tuesday, September 3, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// ‘The window is closing’: Why black entrepreneurs are disappointed with Mass. marijuana legalization (Boston Globe)

// Vape Pen Lung Disease Has Insiders Eyeing Misuse of New Additives (Leafly)

// Medical marijuana has brought in $7 million in sales since legalization in Arkansas (THV11 CBS)


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!


// Mass.medical marijuana patients can now use their cards in Maine dispensaries (Boston Globe)

// A Dispensary Started a Recycling Program to Reduce Weed’s Waste Problem (Merry Jane)

// Tilray Buys Alberta Dispensary Chain FOUR20 for C$110 Million (Green Market Report)

// Lawyers say an unarmed man who didn’t speak English was killed by police. Now his family has filed a claim for damages (CNN)

// Judge allows out-of-state residents to receive medical marijuana cards (KRQE)

// Nevada judge gives OK for more retail cannabis stores to open (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Maine’s Route 1: Lobster shacks, blueberry stands, – and cannabis (Portland Press Herald)


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

A bright green and leafy hemp plant grows under the blue sky.

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)


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// 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 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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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)


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!


// 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)


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!


// 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, July 19, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, July 19, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Washington state offers up cannabis traceability ‘workaround’ in wake of software release problems (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Oklahoma medical cannabis businesses prepare for ‘necessary’ rules that will up compliance costs (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Michigan cuts marijuana licensing fees in 19 cities impacted by drug war (Crain’s Detroit Business (AP))


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.


// More Than 100 Marijuana Businesses Urge Congress To Include Social Equity In Legalization (Marijuana Moment)

// Boston’s first recreational marijuana store receives preliminary license, could open within months (Boston Globe)

// Imports of medical marijuana into Germany surge in second quarter (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Texas leaders: Hemp law did not decriminalize marijuana (Texas Tribune)

// Fight Over HUD Housing Eviction Over Medical Pot Tossed (Courthouse News)

// Who’s really behind Toronto’s chain of illegal pot shops that won’t quit? (CBC News)

// Homeland Security Chief Won’t Say Whether Families Should Be Separated Over Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)


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Thursday, July 18, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, July 18, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// U.S. Weed Leader Curaleaf Surges on $875 Million Deal (Bloomberg)

// ‘Breakdown’ in Washington state traceability system update costs cannabis businesses thousands (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Utah drops residency restriction for medical cannabis growers (Marijuana Business Daily)


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.


// Senate Schedules Second Cannabis Hearing For Next Week (Marijuana Moment)

// California government report finds regulators are unable to fully oversee the state’s marijuana market (Marijuana Business Daily)

// The DEA Seized Fewer Plants But Made More Pot Arrests in 2018, Report Says (Merry Jane)

// Disney World Fires Bartender for Using CBD Oil to Treat Foot Pain (Merry Jane)

// Bipartisan lawmakers offer federal bill to break medical marijuana research logjam (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Thousands Of Comments Urge FDA To Allow CBD In Foods And Supplements (Marijuana Moment)

// Does an oyster festival donation help a marijuana company comply with state law? Regulators say no. (Mass Live)


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Thursday, June 27, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, June 27, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Historic Marijuana Measures Clear First Major Congressional Hurdles As Opposition Wanes (Marijuana Moment)

// Cannabis the most widely used drug globally, UN World Drug Report says (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Democratic Presidential Candidates Talk Drug War In First 2020 Debate (Marijuana Moment)


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.


// New Hampshire governor vetoes bill opening state to for-profit cannabis firms (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Today’s Pickup: Hawaii’s governor says no to inter-island transport of medical cannabis (Freight Waves)

// Social equity, black market remain challenges for evolving marijuana ‘experiment’ in Mass. (Worcester Telegram)

// Weed officially not allowed at Electric Forest despite legalization law (Michigan Live)

// State reverses course, allows pot retailers to post signs at Hempfest (Seattle Times)

// State Audit Finds That Regulators Aren’t Inspecting Marijuana Kitchens (Phoenix New Times)

// Prohibition Lives: A Man Did Jail Time in a Legal State for Selling Bud 6 Years Ago (Merry Jane)


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Friday, May 31, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, May 31, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// FAQ: Why the FDA Is Taking a Hard Look at CBD (Leafly)

// Alberta to license 115 new cannabis stores over next six months if supply keeps rising (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Maryland’s plan to diversify medical cannabis market attracts 160 applicants for 14 new licenses despite snags (Baltimore Sun)


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!


// New Jersey Senate votes to advance medical cannabis expansion bill (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Synthetic CBD Is Coming Soon, Thanks to the FDA (Merry Jane)

// Federal Court Orders DEA To ‘Promptly’ Consider Marijuana Rescheduling… Or Else (Marijuana Moment)

// Planet 13 Q1 Revenue Grows 286% to $13.8 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// This longtime cannabis investor has funded Pax and Juul, among others; here’s her approach (Tech Crunch)

// Exclusive: US retail marijuana sales on pace to rise 35% in 2019 and near $30 billion by 2023 (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ben & Jerry’s ‘Can’t Wait’ to Make CBD-Infused Ice Cream (Leafly)


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