News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 9, 2022: Here are the cannabis headlines making marijuana news globally and in the Caribbean and Latin America for today, Dec. 9, 2022 in less than 60 seconds:
On Dec. 12, US rapper Wiz Khalifa will be back in his hometown of Pittsburgh to meet with medical marijuana patients for the Pennsylvania launch of his Khalifa Kush premium medical marijuana products.
Russia freed WNBA star Brittney Griner on Thursday in a high-profile prisoner exchange. Griner was arrested at the Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport in February when customs officials said they found vape canisters with cannabis oil in her luggage.
Anne Heche’s final autopsy and toxicology report has found “no evidence of impairment by illicit substances” at the time of her fatal car crash and confirmed an initial determination that the actress died of inhalation and thermal injuries.
US Congressional negotiators declined to include much-anticipated marijuana banking, expungements and other reform provisions in the National Defense Authorization Act.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) blasted Democrats’ push to include marijuana banking language in the Act, saying it would make the financial system “more sympathetic to illegal drugs.”
Shares of SNDL (SNDL) — formerly known as Sundial fell right beside larger marijuana stocks including Tilray (TLRY) and Aurora Cannabis (ACB) Tuesday amid the failure by the US Senate to pass the SAFE Banking Act.
A recent New Frontier Data report shows that cannabis normalization is on the rise, and high sales days aren’t limited to holidays like Green Wednesday or Black Friday.
Awash in illegal marijuana, The US State Of Oregon Is Looking at toughening Its laws.
The Colombian Senate has Approved a Marijuana Legalization Bill, Bringing the Country Closer To Ending Prohibition.
Attorney General of The Bahamas, Ryan Pinder, has said that it is “not likely” the government will present the marijuana legalisation to Parliament before the end of the year as promised. His comment comes as the country faces a fallout from the FTX collapse.
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