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Tuesday, September 17, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// California governor issues executive order on vaping, says it’s an e-cigarette and marijuana problem (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Medicine Man Technologies Sees Colorado Acquisitions Adding $170 Million Annual Revenue (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Cresco Labs Buys Tryke For $282 Million, Picks Up Reef Dispensaries (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!


// Confusion reigns as Maine rolls out its marijuana tracking system (Central Maine)



// Paraguay to open application process for medical cannabis production licenses in October (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Health Canada suspends British Columbia cannabis producer Evergreen’s licenses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Massachusetts testing lab fined $225,000 for improper cannabis disposal (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Big Marijuana: Florida firm rolls up 15 dispensary permits in Pennsylvania (Philadelphia Inquirer)

// Cannabis company Green Growth Brands cuts its workforce as it looks reduce costs (Columbus Dispatch)

// An Illegal Pot Store in Toronto Gave Away $200,000 of Free Weed Last Weekend (Merry Jane)



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Friday, July 26, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, July 26, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Auxly Cannabis stock soars as British tobacco giant Imperial takes 20% stake (Financial Post)

// CannTrust chaos continues with ousting of CEO, chairman resignation (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Quebec Bans Weed Edibles And Products ‘Attractive To Minors’ (Huffington Post)


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.


// CBD Products Are Testing Positive for High Levels of THC in North Carolina (Merry Jane)

// How to Grow Sustainable Cannabis? Look to Beer, Wine, and Rice Industries (Leafly)

// FDA (Again) Rejects Petition To Further Restrict Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)

// Coalition Urges USDA To Limit Implementation Of Hemp Industry Felony Ban (Marijuana Moment)

// How This Chain of Illegal Dispensaries Captured the Hearts of Toronto (Leafly)

// This Texas School District Is Mandating Drug Tests for 7th Graders (Merry Jane)

// Marijuana Use Similar to New Lower Rate of Cigarette Smoking (Gallup)


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

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

// Utah Licenses 8 Companies to Grow Medical Marijuana (Leafly)

// Pot being sold on sidewalk outside shuttered illegal dispensary (Toronto Star)

// In legalizing marijuana, Canada did everything differently. Here’s what we can learn (Boston Globe)


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!


// Banks Are Redlining the 99% Out of the Legal Cannabis Industry (Leafly)

// Cannabis sales jumped $11M in May as more stores open (Global News)

// THC slushies pirate radio and the cannabis-driven boom in a Mohawk community (CBC News)

// High hopes: Buttigieg pushes for marijuana legalization (NY Post)

// In 2018 Denver’s Power-Hungry Marijuana Grows Reduced Their Electricity Demand For The First Time (CPR News)

// Louisiana grower says medical cannabis rollout a ‘few weeks’ away (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canadian cannabis LPs line up to swipe CannTrust’s medical patients while sales are offline (Financial Post)


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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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Monday, June 17, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, June 17, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New York Lawmakers Might Actually Vote On Marijuana Legalization This Week (Marijuana Moment)

// Canada to allow the sale of cannabis edibles late this year (Washington Post (AP))

// Adjusted pot rule would relax residency requirements for marijuana companies (Portland Press Herald)


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.


// 20 Bipartisan Governors Urge Congress To Pass Marijuana Banking Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// Texas Governor Signs Bill To Expand State’s Medical Marijuana Program (Marijuana Moment)

// Why Cannabis MSOs Are Melting Down (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Maryland cannabis regulators warn of lead contamination risk as they expand tests for heavy metals (Baltimore Sun)

// ‘Your health is very important,’ judge tells Montgomery cancer patient who begins prison term over THC-infused chocolate (Chicago Tribune)

// Green Peak Innovations to Acquire Florida Medical Cannabis License for $48 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Toronto won the NBA finals and ‘you can smell that marijuana is legal in Canada!’ (Growth Op)


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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Monday, June 10, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, June 10, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Gov. Ducey Signs Bill Making Arizona Marijuana Cards Valid for 2 Years (AZ Marijuana)

// Ocasio-Cortez wants to lead the charge for magic mushrooms research (NY Post)

// Kroger joins growing number of CBD retailers in Mich. (Detroit News)


Today’s headlines are brought to you by our friends at the Om of Medicine medical marijuana provisioning center of Ann Arbor, Michigan. If you live in or around the Ann Arbor area, swing in and see why so many Michigan medical marijuana patients drive long distances by other shops to shop at the Om of Medicine.


// Mainers can have their say about new recreational marijuana rules on Monday (Bangor Daily News)

// Jamaican Official Says Government Will Pressure U.S. To Pass Marijuana Banking Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// Auction of licensed California cannabis business brings in $8.25 million (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Police end regular patrols at Amherst pot shop for now (New Haven Register (AP))

// UK Authorities Confiscated a Child’s Medical Marijuana… Again. (Civilized)

// Rhode Island Senate Approves Bill Allowing Supervised Consumption Sites For Illegal Drugs (Marijuana Moment)

// Toronto using concrete blocks to prevent unlicensed marijuana dispensaries from reopening (Global News)


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, December 14, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, December 14, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Massachusetts marijuana regulators OK four new retail pot shops (Mass Live)

// Fall River will reduce payments it seeks from cannabis businesses (Boston Globe)

// Toronto and Ottawa vote to allow retail cannabis stores (CTV News)



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!


// Two Ohio labs could get the OK to test medical marijuana next week (Cleveland.com)

// Prisoners may have option for release under recreational pot bill (Fox Illinois)

// Former DNC And RNC Chairs Join One Of The World’s Largest Marijuana Companies (Marijuana Moment)

// N.S. getting less than half the legal cannabis it needs to meet demand (CBC News (Canadian Press))

// Washington state regulators approve new rules for marijuana edibles (Marijuana Business Daily)

// New law allows Mainers broader access to medical marijuana (WGME 13 CBS)

// Fuel up on gas and grass at Maine’s first medical marijuana convenience store (Portland Press Herald)



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, October 26, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, October 26, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Metrc, whose tracing system helps regulators track cannabis from seed to sale, just raised $50 million, including from Tiger Global (Tech Crunch)

// Cannabis Operator 4Front Raises $31 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Upstart Ohio medical cannabis firm raises CA$85 million to expand footprint (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.


// MedMen Generates $20.6 Million Revenue in Fiscal Q4 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// NFL Great Co-Founds New Cannabis Investment Firm With Social Justice At Its Core (Forbes)

// ‘Pure idiocy’ on marijuana pacts means Massachusetts must act: industry advocate (Mass Live)

// Gov. Herbert says there will be no ‘ideal’ medical marijuana law until Congress acts (Salt Lake Tribune)

// Defections From Beverage Alcohol May Speak To The Future For Legal Cannabis (Forbes)

// Anheuser-Busch InBev slashes dividend as beer demand slumps (CNN)

// Toronto Airport Says Cannabis Trash Cans Are Not ‘Free Weed’ Bins (Gizmodo)


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.
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Two in Three Americans Now Support Legalizing Marijuana (Gallup)

// Chart: Is marijuana already becoming a mainstream industry? (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Customers Flag Bulky Legal Cannabis Packaging (Huffington Post (Canadian Press))


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.


// Canadians Are Ripping Canada Post Apart After Withholding Weed Order Due To ‘Strong Marijuana Odour’ (Narcity)

// Cannabis stocks take first major post-legalization tumble (Financial Post)

// Canadian bank’s bullish marijuana report comes with significant caveats (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Toronto police have shut down 11 unlicensed pot shops since legalization (CTV News)

// What You Need to Know Now: BCC Drops Revised, Proposed, Permanent Cannabis Rules (Canna Law Blog)

// New Jersey Speaker: Marijuana Legalization Vote Isn’t Ready (Marijuana.com (AP))

// Cannabis vaping startup Pax raises $20 million (Financial Post)


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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Thursday, October 18, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A man stands speaking into a megaphone below two red cannabis Canadian flag flapping in the bright sun.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, October 18, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Cannabis shops do a roaring trade on their first day in Canada (Al Jazeera News)

// Toronto police to Canadians: stop snitching on your neighbors about marijuana (Vox)

// Marijuana And Other Drugs Should Be Legalized, Likely Next House Judiciary Chair Says (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.


// Former Oregon pot lab owner, with aid of white nationalist lawyer, sues antifa for defamation (Oregon Live)

// See photos of Louisiana’s first legal harvest of medical marijuana (Nola)

// DA dismisses citation against woman with medical marijuana (Fox 25)

// San Francisco establishes cannabis committee to oversee industry (San Francisco Examiner)

// Some Toronto and B.C. dispensaries remain open on pot legalization day (CTV News)

// Provinces warn of marijuana delivery delays if Canada Post strikes (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Tommy Chong is trying to get to Canada in time for legalization, but can’t find his passport (Toronto Star)


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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.
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