Monday, April 15, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, April 15, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Mass. marijuana industry in mostly corporate and white. Inside one Boston battle to change that (Boston Globe)

// Maryland cannabis regulators tell dispensaries they need to open by Sept. 30 or else (Baltimore Sun)

// Teagan Appleby to have confiscated medical cannabis returned (Guardian)


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// Legalization led to people trying cannabis for the first time ever (CTV News)

// Ontario Cannabis Store expects CA$25 million loss despite monopoly advantage (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Mile High Labs Raises $65MM to Purchase Mountains of Hemp (New Cannabis Ventures)

// California Might Require 1 Dispensary for 4 Alcohol-Serving Businesses (Weedmaps (AP))

// Inability To Ship Across State Lines Hurts Cannabis Businesses, Especially Small Operators (Forbes)

// Groups with more pot arrests may get edge in Michigan’s legalized industry (Detroit News)

// Ontario’s new licence plate slogan sounds suspiciously weedy (Georgia Straight)


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

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 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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Friday, May 3, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, May 3, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Canopy Growth Buys German Synthetic THC Maker for C$343 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Michigan says caregivers can no longer sell surplus marijuana to provisioning centers (Michigan Radio)

// Bill To Legalize Marijuana Sales Approved By Vermont House Committee (Marijuana Moment)


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// First-time cannabis use up after legalization, StatsCan reports (CBC News)

// Canada’s first nursery license marks ‘key point’ in cannabis industry’s development (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Maine issues conditional award for ‘seed-to-sale’ marijuana tracking system (Bangor Daily News)

// D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser unveils bill to legalize recreational marijuana sales (Washington Post)

// How a freshly grown cannabis company managed to lose $500 million in less than a month (Market Watch)

// The Feds Officially Banned CBD From Booze (Merry Jane)

// Cannabis fans everywhere may get their wish as Oreo-maker Mondelez eyes CBD-infused snacks (CNBC)


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Thursday, May 2, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, May 2, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Cannabis Company Curaleaf Is Acquiring Cura/Select (Forbes)

// Las Vegas City Council signs off on rules for cannabis social-use venues (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Colorado lawmakers approve marijuana home delivery, near final OK with social use (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Michigan’s new Marijuana Regulatory Agency plans to launch recreational market by fall (Michigan Live)

// Washington state cannabis retailers’ pesticide tests proving disruptive for processors (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Barclays estimates US weed market would be $28 billion if legalized today, growing to $41 billion by 2028 (CNBC)

// Philly DA’s Office won’t prosecute cannabis DUIs; Krasner calls current law ‘dumb’ (Reading Eagle)

// 4/20 bump help push Mass. recreational pot sales above $100 million (Boston Globe)

// Leaked Letter Reveals a Leaner MedMen (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Isn’t ‘Dead’ In Texas, Key Senate Chairman Clarifies (Marijuana Moment)


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Wednesday, May 1, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Unlicensed Michigan medical marijuana shops to stay open under court ruling (Bridge Michigan)

// Key US senator indicates panel may refuse to hear marijuana banking bill (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Hawaii Legislature Sends Marijuana Decriminalization Bill To Governor’s Desk (Marijuana Moment)


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// Chart: New Jersey medical cannabis patients to triple by 2022, requiring at least 15 more growers (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Sixty-five years after he smoked his first joint, Willie Nelson is America’s most legendary stoner and a walking testament to the power of weed. It may have even saved his life (Rolling Stone)

// He Was a Decorated Army Veteran. He Took a Marijuana Job. Now He Can’t Get His Pension. (Barron’s)

// Never Mind Flowers Marijuana Might Be 2019’s Hot Mothers Day Gift (Forbes)

// NJ Health Commissioner sees positive results in treating opioid addiction with marijuana (KYW News Radio 1060)

// Kushco Holdings, Inc. Announces The Private Placement Of US$21,300,000 Senior Unsecured Note (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Harvard Medical School receives $4.5 million for cannabinoid research from Harvard University alum (Harvard Medical School)


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Tuesday, April 30, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Canopy Growth Plans Hundreds of Hemp Jobs in New York State (Green Market Report)

// Oregon Senate OKs Freeze on Cannabis Cultivation (Leafly (AP))

// Judges deny request by Baltimore State’s Attorney Mosby to dismiss thousands of marijuana convictions (Baltimore Sun)


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// Colorado lawmakers approve marijuana bill to attract outside investors (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Marijuana Legalization Debated At Pennsylvania Joint Policy Hearing (Marijuana Moment)

// Connecticut Lawmakers Discuss Using Marijuana Tax Revenue For Community Reinvestment (Marijuana Moment)

// Poll: Plurality of Texans want full legalization of marijuana (Fox 4 News)

// Missouri to license 60 medical marijuana growers, 190-plus dispensaries (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ontario’s legal adult-use cannabis sales hit new low (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Texas Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Decriminalization Bill (Forbes)


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