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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)


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// 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)


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// 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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Friday, May 17, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, May 17, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Massachusetts is moving forward with marijuana cafes. Here’s what they would look like. (Boston.com

// Massachusetts marijuana regulators scrutinizing proposed acquisitions (Mass Live)

// Booker Bill Would Protect Students With Drug Convictions From Losing Federal College Aid (Marijuana Moment)


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// Cannabis Smoke in Public Not a Crime, Quebec Decides (Leafly

// Debunking Dispensary Myths: This Chart Reveals California’s Cannabis Divide (Leafly)

// Why The Cannabis Industry Can’t Get Rid of Sativa and Indica Labelling – Yet (Weed Maps)

// Health Canada ‘build first’ policy a blow to craft cannabis industry: critics (CTV News)

// Democratic Congressional Bill Protects Medical Cannabis But Not Broader State Marijuana Laws (Marijuana Moment)

// To boost equity, give public loans to pot startups (Boston Globe)

// KCSA to Host Inaugural Congressional Cannabis Day Forum at U.S. Capitol (Yahoo Finance)


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

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

// Canopy Growth isn’t buying Acreage Holdings, it’s buying the right to buy Acreage Holdings (Market Watch)

// Pot sales fell in February as producers hoard supply ahead of edibles launch (BNN Bloomberg)

// Carl’s Jr.’s First CBD Burger Hits on 4/20 in Denver (Leafy)


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// Medical marijuana licenses granted for eight more Florida operators (South Florida Sun Sentinel)

// ‘Don’t forget about us,’ Massachusetts medical marijuana patients say (Mass Live)

// Theory Wellness doing something ‘impactful’ with equity sponsorship program (Berkshire Eagle)

// Here’s the Average Price of Cannabis in Each Canadian Province (Civilized)

// Closing illegal pot shops an uphill battle until demand is met, say authorities (Summerland Review)

// HEXO Is Top Pick as Bank of America Initiates Cannabis Coverage (The Street)

// Canadian Officials Announce Cannabis is Permitted at Yukon Camping Sites (High Times)


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Monday, April 15, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, April 15, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Mass. marijuana industry in mostly corporate and white. Inside one Boston battle to change that (Boston Globe)

// Maryland cannabis regulators tell dispensaries they need to open by Sept. 30 or else (Baltimore Sun)

// Teagan Appleby to have confiscated medical cannabis returned (Guardian)


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// Legalization led to people trying cannabis for the first time ever (CTV News)

// Ontario Cannabis Store expects CA$25 million loss despite monopoly advantage (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Mile High Labs Raises $65MM to Purchase Mountains of Hemp (New Cannabis Ventures)

// California Might Require 1 Dispensary for 4 Alcohol-Serving Businesses (Weedmaps (AP))

// Inability To Ship Across State Lines Hurts Cannabis Businesses, Especially Small Operators (Forbes)

// Groups with more pot arrests may get edge in Michigan’s legalized industry (Detroit News)

// Ontario’s new licence plate slogan sounds suspiciously weedy (Georgia Straight)


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Wednesday, April 10, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Bill to limit medical pot THC going to full Florida House (WPTV (AP))

// Marijuana Hospitality and Delivery Bills Move On in House (Denver Westword)

// Kent girl Teagan Appleby may have medicinal cannabis returned (BBC News)


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// Why Pro-Legalization Cory Booker Isn’t Cosponsoring The New Marijuana Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// ACLU: Bill Montgomery’s Office Is Still Prosecuting Medical Marijuana Patients (Phoenix New Times)

// Treasury Secretary Calls For Bipartisan Fix To Marijuana Banking Issues (Marijuana Moment)

// Chart: Low prices, lack of investment stifle cannabis growing capacity in Washington state (Marijuana Business Daily)

// The First Cannabis Report From Headset And Nielsen Looks At Weed Vs. Alcohol Sales On Big Holidays (Forbes)

// No affirmative action for who gets to sell Missouri medical marijuana, state says (Kansas City Star)

// Why Social Equity Needs to Be Front and Center in the Cannabis Space (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Friday, April 5, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, April 5, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Commission wants more scrutiny of pot company ownership (Boston Globe)

// Lawmakers Roll Out ‘Landmark’ Bill To Protect Legal Marijuana States From Federal Interference (Marijuana Moment)

// California Senate approves bill to extend temporary cannabis licenses (Marijuana Business Daily)


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!


// Gov. Lujan Grisham signs marijuana decriminalization bill (KRQE)

// ‘It felt wrong and ridiculous’: A caregiver was banned from joining her husband inside a dispensary (Boston Globe)

// FDA Chief Explains Agency’s ‘Risk-Based Approach’ To CBD Enforcement (Marijuana Moment)

// How the Cannabis Industry Defeated Legalization in New York (Leafly)

// LA’s Struggling Cannabis Market Hiring ‘Social Equity’ Program Manager (Forbes)

// Legalization Bill Clears New Hampshire House, but Veto Expected (Leafly (AP))

// Is Legal Hemp About to Ruin America’s Outdoor Cannabis Crops? (Leafly)


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Tuesday, April 2, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Chicago’s Cresco Labs to buy marijuana distributor for $850 million as pot industry dealmaking heats up (Chicago Tribune)

// Two More California Counties Will Use Tech To Expunge 54,000 Marijuana Convictions (Marijuana Moment)

// ‘I’m here to buy pot’: First cannabis stores in Ottawa already drawing lineups (Ottawa Citizen)


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// With no explanation, CA regulators delay marijuana social equity funding (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Legalized marijuana in New York will have to wait (Democrat & Chronicle)

// Florida’s largest medical marijuana operator gets more dispensaries after reaching deal with state (Orlando SunSentinel)

// Paid to smoke pot: Edmontonian selected as one of eight cannabis connoisseurs out of 25,000 applicants (Edmonton Journal)

// Texas Lawmakers Hold Hearings On 11 Cannabis Bills In One Day (Marijuana Moment)

// Mass. attorney general strikes down Brewster marijuana ban (Boston Business Journal)

// Oklahoma’s Green Rush Is Even Wilder Than You Imagine (Leafly)


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Tuesday, March 26, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana Legalization Vote Cancelled Due To Lack of Support In New Jersey Senate (Marijuana Moment)

// Connecticut Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Legalization Bill In Key Committee (Marijuana Moment)

// Diversity Provisions Added To Marijuana Banking Bill Up For Congressional Vote This Week (Marijuana Moment)


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// Student pleads guilty to illegal wiretapping after live-streaming congressional staffer in meeting (Washington Post)

// ‘All the advantages are going to the big-money people’: Mass. and Boston inch forward on marijuana equity efforts (Boston Globe)

// New York State Only Pretends It Wants Diversity In Cannabis Companies (Green Market Report)

// Local crime data shows recreational pot shops are ‘good neighbors’ (Boston 25 News)

// Brookline recreational marijuana shop says lines are under control as most customers reserve ahead of time (Boston Globe)

// Louisiana Patients Demand Cannabis Be on Shelves by May 15 (Leafly (AP))

// Wanted by the DEA: Someone to Burn 1,000 Pounds of Weed Per Hour (Merry Jane)


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Monday, March 25, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, March 25, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Gotham Green to Invest $250 Million into MedMen (Merry Jane)

// Decision day for New Jersey? $1.5 billion recreational cannabis market at stake (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Here’s how the first day of recreational marijuana sales in Brookline went (Boston.com)


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// UP school with marijuana program to spend $1M on equipment (WBAY Action News 2)

// Cleveland School of Cannabis is growing, operating in black (Crain’s Cleveland Business)

// Cannabis country: Marijuana drives new industry in Central Mass. cities, towns (Worcester Telegram)

// Men hold 93% of Canadian cannabis boardroom positions (Marijuana Business Daily)

// House dumps bid to make marijuana extracts legal (Arizona Capitol Times)

// Legalization Activists Push Marijuana Industry To Uphold Social Responsibilities (Marijuana Moment)

// 2020 Presidential Candidate Cory Booker Voices Support for Cannabis Legalization in New Jersey (Civilized)


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