News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 14, 2023: Here are the cannabis headlines making marijuana news globally and in the Caribbean and Latin America this week in less than 60 seconds:
Snoop Dogg’s Death Row Cannabis is set to launch in Michigan through a partnership with Pleasantrees. Though they haven’t released an exact date yet, Death Row Cannabis has announced plans to hit Michigan shelves in late summer.
Rapper Wiz Khalifa lit it up openly as he opened for Snoop Dogg at Rogers Arena on July 07th in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Ghana’s parliament has passed into law the Narcotics Control Commission Bill, 2023. This legislative milestone is expected to pave the way for the development of a well-regulated cannabis industry in Ghana, ensuring that its cultivation and usage adhere to strict guidelines and quality standards.
Germany’s Ministry of Health has published the long-waited draft bill to regulate the use of cannabis for personal use, home growing, and the establishment of cannabis growers’ associations designed similarly to the cannabis social clubs’ model. The proposed legislation aims to address the first pillar of a comprehensive two-pillar model that will put an end to cannabis prohibition in the European country.
None of the bipartisan marijuana or psychedelics amendments that bipartisan lawmakers proposed as part of a large-scale defense bill will advance to the floor following a key US House committee action. More than a dozen drug policy amendments were offered by members to potentially be attached to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). But Republican leadership in the House Rules Committee declined to keep any of them in order for floor votes.
Social media giant Facebook and Instagram has updated its advertising policy for hemp and CBD products. The new policy does permit “the promotion of legally permissible, non-ingestible CBD in the U.S., with some restrictions” but there is still an outright bans on ads that “promote or offer the sale of THC products or cannabis products containing related psychoactive components.”
Traders in Barcelona, Spain are demanding action over rise of CBD shops ‘posing as florists’ Over 100 ‘weed shops’ have opened in old city, says the association, which alleged many also sell psychoactive ingredients.
And three cannabis stocks to watch this week are TLRY, Tilray Brands, CRON Cronos Group and WEED.TO, Canopy Growth Corporation.