News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 7, 2023: Here are the cannabis headlines making marijuana news globally and in the Caribbean and Latin America this week in less than 60 seconds:
The National Basketball Association (NBA) isn’t just reportedly removing marijuana from its banned substances list for players—it’s also planning to let those players promote and invest in cannabis companies.
That’s the latest detail that’s surfaced in reporting on the new seven-year collective bargaining agreement that came together over the weekend
Celebrity UK chef Gino D’Acambo was allegedly caught with cannabis at Farnborough Airport in Hampshire. According to reports, police sniffer dogs detected the banned substance in his bags upon his arrival in the UK when accompanied by fellow celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay and matre Fred Sirieix
Marijuana reform advocates have announced that they’ll be holding a policy forum inside the U.S. Capitol Building on the unofficial cannabis holiday 4/20 that will feature speakers including Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer.
The German government might be having second thoughts about its plans to pursue full-fledged adult-use cannabis legalization in Europe’s largest economy.
According to German news reports, federal officials are considering a “cannabis legalization light” model amid concerns that nationwide legalization could violate European law.
The top executives of a major alcohol association are rallying industry stakeholders to support its new policy backing federal marijuana legalization.
Both the chairman and CEO of Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) say policymakers should draw from the experience of alcohol regulations to develop a model for marijuana that promotes industry competition, innovation and public safety.
Cannabis could be the future of fine dining. As New York state continues to work out recreational marijuana regulations, chefs are getting ready to work with a new ingredient.
“Rosin can be made out of nugs or flour – your typical cannabis flour – keef, or hash,” said chef Nathan Koscielski, an assistant professor at Niagara Falls Culinary Institute.
Guyana police continues its crack down on weed in the South American oil rich nation. The latest person to be nabbed is Corwayne Gomes, 23 years, of Grant Opposition, Pomeroon River. He was arrested for approximately 438 grammes of marijuana.
Top cannabis stocks this month include TerrAscend Corp., OrganiGram Holdings Inc., and Verano Holdings Corp. which together lead the industry in revenue growth even as sales decline across many U.S. markets.