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

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

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

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

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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Wednesday, April 17, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Congressional Democrats Hold First-Ever Marijuana Reform Panel At Policy Retreat (Marijuana Moment)

// State Financial Regulators Press Congress To Allow Marijuana Banking Access (Forbes)

// Chart of the Week: Colorado 4/20 sales spike higher than other recreational cannabis markets (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Foxx could start pot expungements in months; will also review weed sales cases (Chicago Sun Times)

// Colorado’s new U.S. attorney agrees with rescinding of Cole Memo says ‘jury is still out’ on enforcement around marijuana concentrates (Colorado Sun)

// Alabama Police Ruined a Couple’s Lives Over $50 of Weed. Now the Charges Against Them Have Been Dropped (Reason)

// Canopy Growth Acquires Spanish Cannabis Producer Cafina (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Medical pot sales near $100 million in first year (Clinton Herald)

// What Does 4/20 Mean to You? We Asked 12 Cannabis Leaders (Leafly)

// Here’s how much marijuana businesses pay in taxes (Quartz)


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

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

// Marijuana sales expected to double on April 20 (Boston Globe)

// TerrAscend Sees 2019 Sales at $135 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Study Finds Marijuana Motivates People To Exercise Smashing Lazy Stoner Stereotype (Marijuana Moment)


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// Denver council moves to open 5 square miles for social marijuana use, despite mayor’s opposition (Denver Post)

// Medical marijuana insurance in Florida? Lawmakers, agriculture commissioner pushing for it (Tallahassee Democrat)

// Nebraska’s tough approach to medical marijuana may backfire (San Francisco Chronicle (AP))

// Aphria Reports Q3 $108 Million Loss, Updates Green Growth Brands Takeover Plans (Green Market Report)

// Most doctors are steering clear of Virginia’s medical marijuana program (Virginia Mercury)

// Georgia governor to sign medical marijuana expansion this week (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

// Congressional Democrats Compete In Marijuana-Themed Trivia Game (Marijuana Moment)


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Tuesday, May 14, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New Florida Law Could Kill Several Cannabis Reform Ballot Measures (Merry Jane)

// New Transparency Law in Nevada Reveals 16 Companies Own All the State’s Pot Shops (Merry Jane)

// Leafly Study Debunks Dispensary Myths Around Crime & Teen Use (Leafly)


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// Health department tweaks medical marijuana rules, ‘to ensure greater patient access’ (ROI)

// California might triple the number of marijuana shops across state (Los Angeles Times)

// Maryland medical marijuana dispensaries now allowed to sell edibles (Marijuana Business Daily)

// First Arkansas Dispensaries Now Open for Business (Leafly)

// Colorado marijuana sales hit all-time record for a single month (KOAA News 6 NBC)

// Medical marijuana home delivery now available in Michigan (Michigan Live)

// ‘Come and Get Us’ UK Cannabis Growers Tell Police in Protest (Leafly)


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Wednesday, May 8, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Congressional Committee Cancels Votes On Marijuana Bills For Veterans (Marijuana Moment)

// Federal Agency Updates Rules On Trademarks For Hemp And CBD Products (Marijuana Moment)

// Medical marijuana firms challenge Trulieve ruling, want more storefronts (Sun Sentinel)


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// Denver voters appear to reject effort to decriminalize ‘magic mushrooms’ (NBC News)

// Debunking Reefer Madness: New Study Says Weed Doesn’t Actually Cause Psychosis (Merry Jane)

// Chart: Florida medical cannabis market surges ahead, with five companies dominating (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Two bills aim to help remove certain marijuana charges from criminal records (WGME 13 CBS)

// California’s Top Pot Regulator, Lori Ajax, Stands Up for Legal Deliveries (Leafly)

// Grandmother arrested for having CBD oil at Disney checkpoint (WDBO 965)

// Medical Marijuana Cost a Nursing Student Her Spot at Nova Southeastern (Miami New Times)


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Tuesday, May 7, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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, May 6, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, May 6, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Illinois Lawmakers Release Marijuana Legalization Details (Marijuana Moment)

// The First Arkansas Medical Marijuana Dispensary Just Got Its License (Leafly)

// Ohio could be 1st state to allow medical marijuana for depression, insomnia (Cincinnati Enquirer)


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// Breaking the News to Mom and Dad: I’m Selling Weed (Legally) (New York Times)

// Roadside drug testing device picks up false positives from poppy seeds and tea, B.C. lawyers find (Global News)

// Draft infused cannabis regulations in Canada should be eased, group says (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Here are all of the retail recreational and medical marijuana shops open in Massachusetts (Mass Live)

// New Zealand Government To Unveil Marijuana Legalization Plan Next Week (Marijuana Moment)

// ‘Conservative cannabis cockup’ shows Ford Nation is utterly incompetent: OPSEU’s Thomas (Cision PR Newswire)

// OU won’t recognize medical pot cards for students (Athens News)


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