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Thursday, November 21, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The U.S. Capitol Building in Washington DC is seen close up with the dome and central portion of the building filling the frame. The blue sky shows wisps of clouds with the sun overhead but unseen. Two small people are seen on the steps standing next to one another.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, November 21, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Nationwide cannabis legalization bill advances on Capitol Hill (Leafly)

// Exclusive: OCS will allow private sector to be involved in storing, distributing cannabis (Financial Post)

// Cannabis stocks rally for a second day after House passes bill aiming to lift federal ban on weed (Market Watch)


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// GTI Grows Q3 Revenue 52% from Q2 to $68 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// iAnthus Capital Reports 16% Sequential Growth in Quarterly Revenue to $22.3 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Who stole $1M in marijuana from a Portland cannabis company? Suspects at large, reward offered (KPTV 12 Fox)

// Rhode Island Governor Will Pursue Legal Marijuana In 2020 (Marijuana Moment)

// Cory Booker Jokes Biden ‘Might Have Been High’ When He Made Marijuana Comments (New York Times)

// Blame It on Ontario: Why 1 Province Is the Main Culprit Behind the Canadian Cannabis Industry’s Woes (Motley Fool)

// Job Opportunities in the Legal Weed Industry Have Grown 79% Since 2018 (Merry Jane)


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Thursday, October 10, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A limited-focus image shows a table with vape juice containers tipped on their sides.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, October 10, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Washington state temporarily bans flavored marijuana vaping products targeting a third of top-selling MJ vapes (Marijuana Business Daily)

// CBD the Cash Cow: Hemp Industry Expected to Top $23 Billion by 2023 (Merry Jane)

// Farm to freezer: Why ‘fresh-frozen’ is taking over the cannabis harvest (Leafly)


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// ‘Thank You Gov. Baker’: N.H. Vape Shops See Rush After Mass. Ban (WBUR 90.9)

// Over Two Dozen Medical Cannabis Growers in Pennsylvania Unionize (High Times)

// Canadian pot is getting cheaper – but black market still offers best deals (Financial Post)

// B.C.’s eight-store limit frustrates Vancouver cannabis entrepreneurs (Vancouver Is Awesome)

// Cannabis Advocacy Groups Bring 51-foot Inflated Joint To Congress (High Times)

// CA vape maker Kushy Punch in spotlight amid allegations of illegal cannabis products; firm says goods not for sale (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Legalizing Cannabis Is The Answer To Vaping Concerns (Forbes)


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Wednesday, October 9, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// MedMen and PharmaCann terminate $682 million cannabis merger; MedMen CFO ousted (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Citing ‘consistent failure,’ Aleafia nixes cannabis supply deal with Aphria (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Montana temporarily bans flavored e-cigarettes (CT Post (AP))


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// Thousands qualify for Denver’s marijuana conviction expungement program; few apply (Denver Channel 7 ABC)

// Mayor Lori Lightfoot holds first meeting on recreational marijuana sales (ABC 7 Chicago)

// Even without reform, banks increasingly serving marijuana industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// It’s Official: Legal Weed Does Not Lead to Increased Crime, Study Confirms (Merry Jane)

// Medical Cannabis Helps Chronic Pain Patients Get Off Opioids, Study Shows (Merry Jane)

// More Senators Are Demanding That FDA Speed Up CBD Regulations (Marijuana Moment)

// 5 Reasons Why Cannabis Should Be Legally Allowed to Move Between States (Merry Jane)


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Friday, September 27, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, September 27, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Gov. Baker explains vape ban: ‘Doing nothing was not a viable option’ (WCVB 5 ABC)

// Vermont considering banning sale of vaping products (Boston Globe (AP))

// How Doctors Diagnose and Treat Vape Pen Lung Disease (Leafly)


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// The Green Party’s Cannabis Platform Makes Zero Sense (Leafly)

// Mitch McConnell Directs DEA To Figure Out How To Distinguish Hemp From Marijuana (Marijuana Moment)

// South Park Slams MedMen In Episode About Banning Marijuana Home Cultivation (Marijuana Moment)

// State’s new cannabis czar faces a challenging to-do list (Crain’s Chicago Business)

// People in D.C.’s Increasingly Dangerous Marijuana Gray Market Want Change (Washington City Paper)

// Senate Committee Declines To Expand State Marijuana Protections In Spending Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// Use of New Cannabis Breathalyzer Could Break Labour Laws (Leafly)


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Thursday, September 19, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke speaks while holding a microphone in his hand while up on stage during a rally.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, September 19, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Beto O’Rourke proposes ‘drug war justice grants’ for marijuana offenders (Politico)

// Pot rules: DC mayor changes how the district handles marijuana use among employees (WUSA 9 CBS)

// Key Congressional Chair Says Marijuana Banking Vote Will Happen Over Groups’ Objections (Marijuana Moment)


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// New Hampshire House Overrides Governor’s Veto and Approves Home Cultivation Bill (Cannabis Business Times)

// Chicago Mayor Wants to Keep Cannabis Out of City’s Core (Leafly)

// Ontario spent at least $10 million on cannabis stores that never opened (Global News)

// California Says Nearly All Cannabis Businesses Will Be In Statewide Tracking System By End Of October (Capital Public Radio)

// Federal judge rules that Indiana’s smokable hemp ban is unconstitutional (Hemp Industry Daily)

// Marijuana board considers Outside investment in testing labs (Alaska Journal of Commerce)

// Mattress Start-Up Casper Is Now Slanging CBD Gummies to Help You Sleep (Merry Jane)


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Thursday, July 25, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A low canopy of young marijuana seedlings grows under artifical light.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, July 25, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// CannTrust CEO told staff ‘continue as planned’ on unlicensed pot (BNN Bloomberg)

// Software problems cripple Washington state pot industry (Midland Reporter Telegram (AP))

// Can California Really Track All the Weed in the World’s Largest Cannabis Marketplace? (Observer)


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// NJ’s Medicinal Marijuana Program Triples Patient Count Since Start of Murphy Administration (Insider NJ)

// More than 500 communities opt out of recreational marijuana sales in Michigan (Detroit News)

// New York City Council Passes Two Marijuana Reform Resolutions (Marijuana Moment)

// California Cannabis Cultivators Face Legal Challenges as Temporary Licenses Expire (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Advertising weed is tough when the feds consider you a drug dealer (Chicago Tribune)

// DC’s new pot-infused tourism takes renting AirBnb space to another level (Chicago Tribune)

// Michigan’s Adult-Use Rules Put Cannabis Pioneers Out in the Cold (Leafly)


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

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
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, June 7, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, June 7, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Bipartisan Marijuana Banking Bill Quietly Advances In House As Floor Vote Approaches (Marijuana Moment)

// New Mexico adds opioid use to conditions for medical pot (CT Post (AP))

// Cannabis oil firm PharmaCielo to buy Australia’s Creso Pharma for roughly $85M (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Report: CBD sales in the US to reach $7 billion by 2023 as investments surge (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Medicine Man Agrees to Buy Country’s Largest Outdoor Marijuana Farm (Denver Westword)

// Cresco Capital Partners Close $60 Million Oversubscribed Fund (Green Market Report)

// Canada’s Airline Crews Now Banned From Consuming Cannabis Prior to Flying (Merry Jane)

// Surgeon general warns marijuana could be more dangerous than a decade ago (The Hill)

// Woman sues Michigan state not for money but for access to her legally prescribed medical marijuana (Growth Op)

// Marijuana firm Planet 13 signals entry into CA with $10M dispensary purchase (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Monday, June 3, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The city of Chicago is seem lakeside covered in fog.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, June 3, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Illinois Lawmakers Send Marijuana Legalization Bill To Governor’s Desk (Marijuana Moment)

// Deloitte: Canada on verge of CA$2.7 billion infused cannabis market (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Key Takeaways From FDA’s Historic CBD Regulations Meeting (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!


// Organigram Closes $140 Million Credit Facility with Bank of Montreal (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Michigan Gov. Says State Could Fix Roads If Everyone Bought $2500 of Pot (Merry Jane)

// Cannabis shortage will turn to glut: industry expert (Calgary Sun)

// CCC to consider new regulations for marijuana cafes, home delivery services (WWLP 22 News)

// Charlotte’s Web Commences Trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange Under Stock Ticker ‘CWEB’ (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Congressional Funding Bill Protects Cannabis Banking And Lets DC Legalize Marijuana Sales (Forbes)

// Massachusetts Cannabis Company Says Charities Refused Its Donations (Cannabis Business Times)


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

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks up on stage during SXSW 2019.

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)


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.


// 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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