News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 29, 2022: Here are the cannabis headlines making marijuana news globally and in the Caribbean and Latin America for today, April 29, 2022 in less than 60 seconds:
DoorDash has made its first official entrance into the weed industry. Cannabis retail operator Superette is the first to partner with DoorDash Inc., offering pick-up out of its Toronto, Canada, locations to start. This feature will be found on the DoorDash app and will be age-gated for adults 19-and-up.
President Joe Biden has Finally Granted Relief To People With Federal Marijuana And Drug Convictions After More Than A Year In Office. The president commuted the sentences of 75 individuals who were previously released to home confinement amid the coronavirus pandemic.
NBA Fall of Famer and Detroit Pistons legend Ben Wallace will be developing his own line of cannabis products under the brand Undrafted For The Jackson-based Rair cannabis company.
The Grenada government Says It Will hold its final public consultation on the decriminalisation of marijuana Today as it moves ahead with plans to amend the existing Drug Act as part of the initiative.
Argentina state-run company Cannava, based in the Province of Jujuy, has begun preparing for the harvest of 35 hectares of medicinal cannabis – the largest plantation of its type in Latin America. The harvest of crops planted over 35 hectares of public land, managed by the Jujuy-based state-run company, will help increase production of Cannava’s CBD 10 pharmaceutical grade oil.
Canadian cannabis producer Canopy Growth slashed approximately 8% of its workforce as part of sweeping changes across the company designed to help stem recent losses and nudge the struggling company to profitability.
Jamaican national Roxanne Harrison has launched Coconut Creationz, a beauty care line that includes cannabis-infused products crafted for adults and children.
Celebrity Chef, author, and restauranteur Todd English has launched his own cannabis-infused edible line in California. The chef has now launched weed-infused, gourmet mac and cheese with LastLeaf. The two varieties of LastLeaf Mac and Cheese include a white cheddar with pasta shells.
Three stocks to watch this week are Curaleaf Holdings (CURLF); Green Thumb Industries (GTBIF) and Trulieve Cannabis (TCNNF).