News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec 10, 2021: Here are the cannabis headlines making marijuana news globally and in the Caribbean and Latin America for today, Dec. 10, 2021 in 60 seconds:
Get Ready For WeHo in West Hollywood As rapper Jay-Z and late-night host Bill Maher push to make It an Amsterdam-like cannabis hotspot in the future by bolstering the current dispensary count from six to almost 50.
“Education Through Entertainment” – that’s CannectedTV’s mission. The cannabis channel can be found as an app on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Android TV and Google Play. Their big news is the debut of “5th Quarter,” a medical cannabis talk show hosted by former NFL player Marvin Washington.
Illinois’ weed tax windfall Has Topped $560 million. The state’s collections since early 2020 now outpace that raised from booze sales.
Australia’s number 1 hemp skincare brand’s CBD cleanser and serum has a waitlist of over 27,000.
The Jamaican government dropped a song promoting the benefits of marijuana. Jamaica’s Ministry of Health and Wellness recently kicked off the “Good Ganja Sense” initiative in the hopes of calling attention to the country’s medical marijuana industry.
According to Green Element research:· 97% of Americans believe that CBD products offer health benefits· 40% of Americans now use CBD for stress or anxiety,· 34.4% of CBD consumers earn $150,000 per year or more·
A disparate group of countries, businesses and organizations is calling on the Canadian government to remove nontariff barriers effectively blocking commercial imports of unapproved medical cannabis, even as some local players say the ban is needed to protect squeezed domestic cultivators.
In celebration of National Brownie Day on Wednesday a Norwood, Massachusetts-based cannabis company created the world’s largest known pot brownie to date. MariMed, Inc. unveiled the 850-pound brownie infused with 20,000 milligrams of THC as part of its new edibles bakery brand, Bubby’s Baked.
And 3 cannabis stocks to look for this week are: Hydrofarm Holdings Group Inc. HYFM, Canadian-based Canopy Growth Corp. CGC and Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. SMG.