Connect with us

Activism

Friday, August 23, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Friday, August 23, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Nearly every single person arrested for weed in NYC this year was black or Latinx (Queens Daily Eagle) // All CBD products are forbidden to US service members, Pentagon says​ (Task & Purpose) // New Industry-Backed Marijuana Legalization Measure Filed […]

Published

on

A NYPD officer stands in the city in front of a police car and a brightly light police department sign in downtown New York City.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, August 23, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Nearly every single person arrested for weed in NYC this year was black or Latinx (Queens Daily Eagle)

// All CBD products are forbidden to US service members, Pentagon says​ (Task & Purpose)

// New Industry-Backed Marijuana Legalization Measure Filed In Florida (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.


// Alaska governor picks Schulte for marijuana board (KTUU 2 NBC)

// L.A. Cannabis Commission Approves Request Seeking More Dispensary Enforcement (My News LA)

// Yes, You Can Smoke Hemp. And Yes, It’s Gaining Popularity (Vermont Public Radio)

// Mr. T sues weed company (TMZ)

// Federally Funded Journal Exposes How Marijuana Prohibition Puts Consumers At Risk (Marijuana Moment)

// Ontario planning to allocate cannabis store permits ‘based on market demand’ (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Canada’s First Nations Assert Their Cannabis Sovereignty (Cannabis Now)


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.

Love these headlines? Love our podcast? Support our work with a financial contribution and become a patron.

Photo: Adrian Owens/Flickr

Continue Reading

Activism

Trump’s Final Clemency: Among Usual Suspects, Pot Prisoners and Hip Hop Producers

On Trump’s final day of being President of the United States, he granted clemency to a handful of people serving absurd sentences for cannabis offenses.

Published

on

On Trump’s final day of being President of the United States, he granted clemency to a handful of people serving absurd sentences for cannabis offenses.

Continue Reading

Activism

Episode 340 – The Drive for Equity in Legal Marijuana

Steve Hawkins, executive director of the Marijuana Policy Project and Raheem Uqdah, Manager of Corporate Social Responsibility at Curaleaf, join host Heather Sullivan to talk about racial and social equity efforts within the legal marijuana industry, what we’re doing right, what we’re doing wrong, and what’s left to do. Produced by Shea Gunther. Photo: Levon […]

Published

on

The Martin Luther King, Jr, Memorial is seen from a low angle such that you just see the eye and brow of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. looking up to the right of frame. The photo is devoid of color and the sky that can be seen is partially cloudy.

Steve Hawkins, executive director of the Marijuana Policy Project and Raheem Uqdah, Manager of Corporate Social Responsibility at Curaleaf, join host Heather Sullivan to talk about racial and social equity efforts within the legal marijuana industry, what we’re doing right, what we’re doing wrong, and what’s left to do. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Photo: Levon Avdoyan/Flickr

Continue Reading

2020

Episode 338 – Ten Top Marijuana Stories of 2020

Betty Aldworth and Mike Liszewski join host Kris Krane to hash over their ten picks for 2020’s top cannabis industry news stories. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Photo: Xenabest friend (Vera)/Flickr

Published

on

A muted but fiery red-yellow cats sits magnificently against a snowy mountain backdrop atop a fresh coat of new snow. The trees behind rise up- covered in the same snow.

Betty Aldworth and Mike Liszewski join host Kris Krane to hash over their ten picks for 2020’s top cannabis industry news stories. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Photo: Xenabest friend (Vera)/Flickr

Continue Reading

Trending