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Friday, June 14, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Friday, June 14, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// House Rejects AOC Amendment To Make It Easier To Study Psychedelic Drugs (Marijuana Moment)

// Nevada creates marijuana board & bans social use licensing for two years (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Michigan picks up pace of reviewing and awarding marijuana business licenses (Detroit Free Press)


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// Four in 10 Say CBD Oil Products Should Be Over-the-Counter (Gallup)

// Massachusetts hiring investigators to travel to and inspect marijuana businesses for up to $80K a year (Mass Live)

// Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission approves sale of New England Treatment Access marijuana company (Mass Live)


// Only 18 of 56 Ohio medical marijuana dispensaries are operational. What’s the holdup? (Cleveland.com)

// Harborside Co-Founder Steve DeAngelo Won’t Stop Until ‘Every Single Cannabis Prisoner in the World’ Is Released (Cheddar)

// Congressional Committee Approves Military Reenlistment Waivers For Marijuana Use (Marijuana Moment)

// Chart: Marijuana store density surpasses Starbucks & McDonald’s in many mature cannabis markets (Marijuana Business Daily)


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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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Thursday, May 23, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, May 23, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// CA Senate votes to allow banks credit unions to accept marijuana retailer deposits (Marijuana Business Daily (AP))

// Exclusive: Facebook will not allow marijuana sales on its platform (Market Watch)

// Canopy Growth Buys Global Skincare Company This Works for $74 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Seven-In-Ten Americans Want Federal Marijuana Convictions Automatically Sealed, Survey Finds (Marijuana Moment

// More than 600 people will be growing hemp this year in Michigan (Michigan Live)

// Officials direct $1.8M in weed fees for homeless services (CT Post (AP))

// Square Quietly Launches Program For CBD Cannabis Company Credit Card Processing (Forbes)

// Texas expansion of medical cannabis nears finish line after Senate approval (Texas Tribune)

// Chris Long admits to regular marijuana use during NFL career and explains how he beat tests (Reno Gazette Journal)

// Growing pot sucks up electricity and pumps out an astounding amount of carbon dioxide – it doesn’t have to (Financial Post)


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

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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)


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// 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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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Legal marijuana sales market doomed this session (VT Digger)

// Social consumption pilot for marijuana ‘would make a lot of sense’ says Gov. Baker (Metrowest Daily News)

// Tilray CEO says marijuana companies lied about how much pot they could grow (Market Watch)


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// Arkansas vendors sell over 13 pounds of medical marijuana (KY3)

// Chart: Denver-area cannabis sales up 10%-27% in advance of ‘bomb cyclone’ storm (Marijuana Business Daily)

// CBD Shops Are Springing Up All Over New York City (Fresh Toast)

// New Washington Law Will Erase Old Cannabis Convictions (Leafly (AP))

// First medical marijuana edibles for sale in Ohio (Cincinnati Enquirer)

// Study finds disproportionate number of black people arrested in D.C. (Washington Post)

// Martha Stewart is set to make her first speaking appearance at a legal cannabis industry event (Green State)


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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)


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// 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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Monday, April 29, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, April 29, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Home delivery of marijuana could start in Massachusetts this year (Boston Globe)

// ‘Getting Worse, Not Better’: Illegal Pot Market Booming in California Despite Legalization (New York Times)

// Cresco Labs Files $500 Million Preliminary Base Shelf Prospectus (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// In Communities With Retail Pot, Public Consumption Citations Not A Hot Item (New England Public Radio)

// Cannabis is medicine to thousands in N.J. But why is it taxed like takeout food or booze? (NJ.com)

// Arizona Hemp Farms Could Cross-Pollinate and Ruin Medical Marijuana Farms (AZ Marijuana)

// Cannabis Education is Now Mandatory for Pharmacists in Canada’s Most Populated Province (Civilized)

// New Report Says an Adult-Use Cannabis Industry Could Provide $4 Billion for New York State (Leafly)

// Organigram Announces Application to List on NASDAQ (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Iowa lawmakers again expand medical marijuana program (Quad-City Times)


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Wednesday, April 24, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The cover of the 'Preliminary Draft of the Rules Governing Maine's Adult Use Marijuana Program' with the title and the Maine flag emblem above set on a white background.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Aphria Closes $350 Million Convertible Note Private Placement Offering (New Cannabis Ventures)

// This Massachusetts marijuana store gets almost half its business from New York (Boston Globe)

// Half Of Marijuana Users In The US Think They’re Fine To Drive Stoned (Buzzfeed News)


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// Dr. Bronner’s CEO Launches Non-Profit Cannabis Company (Ganjapreneur)

// Chart: Eastern US salaries top Western compensation in cannabis (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana Legalization Bill Debated In New Hampshire Senate Committee (Marijuana Moment)

// Texas House Votes To Legalize The Farming Of Industrial Hemp (Marijuana Moment)

// Michigan regulators polling prospective recreational marijuana licensees (Marijuana Business Daily)

// aHappy 4/20 Sacramento: DA dismisses or reduces more than 5,300 marijuana convictions (Sacramento Bee)

// Alabama county ending misdemeanor marijuana arrests (Tuscaloosa News)


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Tuesday, April 23, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The cover of the 'Preliminary Draft of the Rules Governing Maine's Adult Use Marijuana Program' with the title and the Maine flag emblem above set on a white background.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Maine releases draft rules for its recreational marijuana market. Read them here. (Portland Press Herald)

// Cannabis vaporizer company Pax Labs raises benchmark $420 million in funding (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana Legalization Not Linked To Increased Traffic Deaths, Study Finds (Marijuana Moment)


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// Cops seize bikes without bells at 4/20 event (NY Daily News)

// It’s Not Easy Being Green for Cannabis Growers in Canada (Leafly)

// Neighbourhood pot dealers cheaper than government, StatsCannabis says (Alaska Highway News)

// Cannabis Church Co-Founder Found Not Guilty in 4/20 Case From 2017 (Denver Westword)

// Denver council refuses to loosen restrictions on social-use marijuana businesses (Denver Post)

// Nevada judge sets May hearing on lawsuits to halt marijuana licensing (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Merrill Lynch launches marijuana sector coverage predicts more cross-border deals (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Monday, April 22, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, April 22, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// State-Legal Marijuana Use Makes Immigrants Morally Unfit for Citizenship, Trump Administration Warns (Marijuana Moment)

// Top execs at American weed retailer MedMen quit amid ex-CFO’s claims of financial duress (CNBC)

// Expungement Efforts Surge on 4/20 With Ben & Jerry’s, Code for America (Leafly)


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// How the Queen of Etiquette Got In on Pot (Rolling Stone)

// Study: Wisconsin would see $1.1 billion benefit with medical marijuana legalization (Madison.com)

// Congressional Committees Outline Plans For Marijuana Reform In 2019 (Marijuana Moment)

// Rep. Ilhan Omar: Legalize marijuana nationwide expunge criminal records of those jailed for pot offenses (Newsweek)

// The Indica vs. Sativa Distinction Isn’t Real (Slate)

// Lots Of Politicians And Companies Are Tweeting About Marijuana On 4/20 (Marijuana Moment)

// Carl’s Jr. CBD Burgers Go Over Big in Denver (Leafly)


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