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Episode 229 – Big Tobacco Buys In

Scott Cecil and first-time guest Jahan Marcu join host Dan Goldman to talk about the recent acquisition of Canadian marijuana company Cronos Group by the Altria Group, owners of Marlboro cigarettes, as well as the state of CBD science. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:
California releases drafts of final marijuana business regulations | Marijuana Business Daily

Canopy Buys German Vaporizer Pioneer Storz & Bickel | Leafly

Recreational marijuana is legal today in Michigan. Here are 5 things to know before lighting up. | Michigan Radio

 

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Episode 221 – Canada’s Big Buzz

Betty Aldworth, Scott Cecil, and Mike Liszewski joins host Dan Goldman to talk about Canada’s first few days of adult use legalization and how it affects the U.S. market. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:
Days Into Legalization, Canada Is Already Running out of Cannabis | Leafly

iAnthus Acquires MPX Bioceutical In $835 Million Deal | Green Market Report

Canopy Growth Acquires Hemp IP of Ebbu | Green Market Report

 

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Episode 170 – Cannabis Consumers Get Lucky (More Often)

Andrew Livingston and Scott Cecil join host Dan Goldman to talk about a recent study finding that regular cannabis consumers have sex more often than those who abstain, the huge acquisition of marijuana company Canopy Growth by alcohol giant Constellation Brands, as well as the recent crackdown by the U.S. FDA over health claims made by companies selling CBD products. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:

LePage just says no to bill that would launch Maine’s marijuana market | Portland Press Herald

Washington state cannabis businesses enter unknown territory with no official seed-to-sale system | Marijuana Business Daily

Michigan reverses stance, will let certain marijuana shops stay open | Michigan Public Radio


 

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