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Friday, January 17, 2020 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

New Mexico governor Michelle Lujan Grisham poses for the camera in a hospital room with a bright smile while holding her arms across one another.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, January 17, 2020 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New Mexico Marijuana Legalization Bill Filed After Governor Puts Issue On 2020 Agenda (Marijuana Moment)

// Global Cannabis Sales Grow 48% to $15 Billion in 2019 (Valdosta Daily Times (AP))

// 40% of Arizona’s Hemp Crops Must Be Destroyed Due to Too Much THC (AZ Marijuana)


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// Raimondo’s $10-billion budget plan includes state-run stores for recreational pot (Providence Journal)

// Ontario Cannabis Store sells out of edibles within hours (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Alaska pot board chair being chaired (Boston Globe)

// Marijuana deliver giant Eaze may go up in smoke (Tech Crunch)

// Congressman Backs Ballot Measure To Legalize Psychedelic Mushrooms For Therapeutic Use (Marijuana Moment)

// Travelers Threw Away Over 37 Pounds of Weed at This Colorado Airport (Merry Jane)

// High Times To Open Dispensaries (Green Market Report)


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Tuesday, January 7, 2020 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Eleven marijuana joints sit on a slated wooden tabletop lined up next to one another.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Illinois announces nearly $11 million worth of recreational cannabis sold in first 5 days (WGN9 News)

// Several Illinois Dispensaries Close After First Days of Recreational Sales (NBC 5 Chicago)

// High Times Hires Stormy Simon As New CEO After Kraig Fox Resigns (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 165,000 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!


// Michigan recreational cannabis sales near $6.5 million in first month (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana Legalization Measure Officially Qualifies For South Dakota 2020 Ballot (Marijuana Moment)

// NM medical marijuana growers use too much water, agencies fear (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Thailand Launches Full-Time Clinics Dispensing Cannabis Oil (New York Times (AP))

// More Than Half of Cannabis Tourists Bring Weed Home, New Survey Finds (Merry Jane)

// People Visiting Safe Injection Sites Are Less Likely To Die Compared To Other Drug Consumers, Study Finds (Marijuana Moment)

// ‘Cats,’ a big-screen fiasco, is delighting and frightening stoned audiences (Seattle Times)


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

A Caucasian man's hand is seen in sharp focus holding up a back vape pen with a clear oil chamber holding a yellow cannabis oil. The man's face is unseen and he stands against a white background wearing a dark blue sweater or jacket- it's too blurry to see the exact particulars.

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

// Michigan pauses sales on marijuana vaping products for increased testing (Michigan Advance)

// Supreme Court Rejects Joe Redner Pot Appeal (WUSF Public Media)

// Germany reveals wholesale medical cannabis price at 2.3 euros per gram, signaling no windfall for suppliers (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Inside the Walmart of Weed: From rural Canada, Big Marijuana seeks to dominate global market (Boston Globe)

// Harborside Delivers Rise In Revenue, But Trims Outlook Due To Disrupted Harvests (Green Market Report)

// Drake’s attempt to trademark Canada’s weed warning label hits a stop sign (Market Watch)

// Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor Discusses Marijuana, Joe Biden, And Prohibitionist Activists (Marijuana Moment)

// Maine wants to phase in recreational cannabis testing (Portland Press Herald)

// How Massachusetts inns are going ‘420-friendly’ for travelers (Boston.com)

// Hundreds of California marijuana business licenses still suspended and likely going unused (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Monday, November 18, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Two sea lions lie next to one another amongst others on a beach and ham it up for the camera- with the closest carrying a surprised and shocked look while the one behind has a big cheery wholesome smile.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, November 18, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Aurora Cannabis Shareholders Not Happy With Earnings (Green Market Report)

// The Green Organic Dutchman Disappoints With Lower Than Expected Revenue (Green Market Report)

// MedMen Faces Reality, Slashes Employees Scales Back Expansion (Green Market Report)


Hemp-Derived CBD Helps Chronic Pain Patients Reduce Opioid Use, Study FindsThese 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!


// Vote To Federally Legalize Marijuana Planned In Congress (Forbes)

// Hexo says unlicensed pot grown at now-shuttered Niagara facility (BNN Bloomberg)

// Pot lottery winners choose downtown Chicago for stores (WGN 9 TV)

// Hemp-Derived CBD Helps Chronic Pain Patients Reduce Opioid Use, Study Finds (Marijuana Moment)

// Man ejected from Amtrak train for smoking pot onboard (Press & Guide)

// Nevada Bar has not sanctioned any lawyers for involvement in marijuana industry (Nevada Independent)

// Biden Says Marijuana Might Be A Gateway Drug (Forbes)


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Wednesday, November 6, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A Walmart Neighborhood Market sign fills the frame with a large yellow branded asterisk next to the Walmart text sitting atop a green rounded rectangle with the words 'Neighborhood Market' below in white text.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Lift on Massachusetts medical marijuana vape ban a ‘big victory’ for patients (Boston Herald)

// Federal grand jury investigating municipal marijuana contracts (Boston Globe)

// Gov. Noem Responds to New USDA Industrial Hemp Guidelines (KDLT NBC News)


These headlines are brought to you by our new weekly podcast Weed Wonks, hosted by our friends Jordan Wellington and Andrew Livingston, who dive into different wonky topics in legal marijuana legislation, regulation, and lobbying. You can listen and subscribe to the Weed Wonks at WeedWonks.com.


// Illinois trucker flunked drug test; claims fraud by CBD candy maker (Eyewitness News ABC 7)

// Massive marijuana shipment confiscated by NYPD is legal hemp: business owner (New York Post)

// Columbia Care Enters Colorado with $140 Million Acquisition (New Cannabis Ventures)

// USDA Releases Video Explainer On Its Draft Rules For Hemp (Marijuana Moment)

// Weed-Friendly Hotels Could Change the Coachella Experience Forever (Merry Jane)

// Chart: Year-to-date cannabis investment activity up 40% over 2018, but it’s slowing (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Calling It ‘Cannabis’ Instead Of ‘Marijuana’ Doesn’t Boost Legalization Support, Study Finds (Marijuana Moment)


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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)


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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Tuesday, July 16, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Tortola British Virgin Island is seen from high up on a hill on a sunny day.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana Legalization Could Be On The Horizon For British Virgin Islands (Marijuana Moment)

// Utah delays awarding medicinal marijuana cultivation licenses (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis company regulatory breach expected to damage legal pot market (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!


// Maine’s tourist attractions include lobster, quaint towns, blueberries, and now, for some, weed (Philadelphia Inquirer)

// 2-year renewals for Hawaii medical cannabis patients to begin soon (Honolulu Star Advertiser)

// Organigram Sales Drop By $2 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Kamala Harris Evolved Slowly on Legalization, but She’s All About It Now (Leafly)

// New Hampshire: Governor Signs Marijuana Annulment Measure (NORML Blog)

// UK legalizing cannabis supported by near-majority of voters (Boston Globe)

// Legalizing Marijuana Leads To Fewer Illegal Grow Sites In National Forests, Study Finds (Marijuana Moment)


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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Tuesday, May 28, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Republican Governor Kim Reynolds of Iowa lectures a student during a campaign visit to a school.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Gov. Reynolds vetoes bill that would have expanded medical marijuana program (We Are Iowa)

// Cannabis oversupply in Canada may be closer than some expect,’ bank warns (Marijuana Business Daily)

// ‘Not really if it’s when’: Mass. marijuana pesticide ban prompts fears of crop failure (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!


// Virginia Warns Police and Prosecutors of Potential for Misidentifying CBD as Marijuana (NBC 4 Washington)

// Cannabis Track and Trace Is A Disaster Waiting to Happen- and Not for the Reasons You Might Think (Canna Law Blog)

// Kern County Just Became California’s Worst Cannabis Desert (Leafly)

// TSA Updates Marijuana Rules To Allow Hemp-Derived CBD On Flights (Marijuana Moment)

// Marijuana Banking Bill Would Save Federal Money, Congressional Budget Office Says (Marijuana Moment)

// Pot company’s employment contract raises legal questions (Daily Hampshire Gazette)

// Vets May Soon Be Able to Recommend Medical Marijuana to Sick Pets in California (Civilized)


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Thursday, May 16, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The Quick Stop convenience store is seen in New Jersey.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, May 16, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New Jersey Voters to Decide Cannabis Legalization Next Year (Leafly (AP))

// Oregon Senate Votes To Legalize Interstate Marijuana Imports And Exports (Marijuana Moment)

// Opportunity Zone Tax Breaks for Weed Businesses? Mnuchin Says No (Bloomberg Tax)


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// Texas Senate Unanimously Approves Hemp Legalization Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// Here’s what happens if the TSA catches you with marijuana at Logan Airport (Boston Globe)

// Aurora CEO says ‘the market is just not there’ for cannabis drinks (Yahoo Finance)

// Nevada unveils bill to regulate cannabis under five-person board (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Louisiana House advances bill allowing patients to inhale medical marijuana (4WWL CBS)

// Oregon Bill to Allow Cannabis Lounges Is Dead, Advocate Says (Leafly (AP))

// Horses Should Lay Off CBD, Equestrian Sports Regulator Says (Marijuana Moment)


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, January 7, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, January 7, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

Washington governor Jay Inslee is seen up on stage smiling widely.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, January 7, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Inslee to pardon thousands of marijuana possession convictions (Peninsula Daily News)

// Gov. Hutchinson warns medical marijuana users on travel across state lines (Talk Business & Politics)

// This Jamaica Weed Farm Is Thriving, Despite Short Sellers’ Doubts (Bloomberg)


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.


// Connecticut House Speaker Pledges To Push Marijuana Legalization Forward In 2019 (Marijuana Moment)

// First medical marijuana dispensary in Ohio could open in next few weeks (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Forget stars’ homes. These tours visit pot growers and bong makers (Los Angeles Times)

// Another GOP Congressman Introduced A Marijuana Bill On The First Day Of The New Congress (Marijuana Moment)

// Hemp growers will need OLCC permit to sell in dispensaries (Bend Bulletin)

// There are only 7 retail pot licenses for an area of Ontario the size of Nova Scotia (CBC News)

// Canadian Airlines Is Instructing Passengers How To Fly With Marijuana (Fresh Toast)


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