News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 7, 2022: Here are the cannabis headlines making marijuana news globally and in the Caribbean and Latin America for today, Jan. 7, 2022 in less than 60 seconds:

It looks like Atlanta rapper Ralo will finally have his day in court after four years to defend against the marijuana trafficking charges against him. The Gucci Mane 1017 signee updated his fans via Instagram that his court date is now set for March 15.

Apollon Formularies PLC has received a renewed medical cannabis license from the Jamaican government, allowing processing and retail activities for another three years.

18 US states that have legalized marijuana have collectively garnered more than $10 billion in cannabis tax revenue since the first legal sales started in 2014, according to a report released by the Marijuana Policy Project (MPP). As of December 2021, sales have translated into about $10.4 billion in tax revenue for states

The governor of New York says her administration is creating a $200 million public-private fund to specifically help promote social equity in the state’s burgeoning marijuana marke

The Antigua and Barbuda Medicinal Cannabis Authority says it is moving forward with plans to enter the consumer stage of the local industry. The next step in building the local industry is for more companies to acquire the appropriate licence and establish dispensaries for consumers to be able to purchase medicinal cannabis products.

Malta, a tiny nation in the Mediterranean Sea, has just become the first European nation to fully legalize marijuana. It did so by an act of Parliament as 2021 ended, opening the door to legal cannabis to the rest of the European Union.

Curaleaf Has Publicly Settled a Lawsuit Over THC-Laced CBD Drops.

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