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Supporters of King Khoisan South Africa burn incense and chant slogans outside the Pretoria Magistrates Court while waiting for his release from police custody following his arrest for planting marijuana at the Union Buildings in Pretoria on January 13, 2022. (Photo by PHILL MAGAKOE/AFP via Getty Images)

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 14, 2022: Here are the cannabis headlines making marijuana news globally and in the Caribbean and Latin America for today, Jan. 14, 2022 in less than 60 seconds:

King Khoisan Of South Africa was arrested for planting marijuana at the Union Buildings in Pretoria. King Khaoisan has been camping with his family outside the seat of government for over three years, fighting for the official recognition of their languages and to negotiate land ownership.

A new study published by researchers at Oregon State University found hemp compounds have the ability to prevent the virus that causes COVID-19 from entering human cells.

St. Vincent and the Grenadines government has announced the island will export its first shipment of medicinal cannabis to Europe.

The Grenada government is to table a paper in Parliament about the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes. the intention is for the paper to be tabled before the general elections, constitutionally due in 2023.

Headset, the leading provider of data and analytics to the cannabis industry, expects the total annual U.S. cannabis market to reach $45.8 billion for the first time by 2025.

Celebrity weed-enthusiast Cheech Marin, of ‘Cheech & Chong’ fame, has teamed up with award-winning chef Zach Neil to launch Muncheechos, a nationwide, a virtual brand catering to stoners.

One Marijuana Stock To Consider this week is: Planet 13 Holdings (OTC:PLNH.F).