MARIJUANA NEWS ROUNDUP – OCT. 11, 2019

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English singer, songwriter, guitarist, record producer, and actor, Ed Sheeran has luanched Cannabis Bier. (Photo by Luigi Rizzo/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)
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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 11, 2019: Here are the marijuana headlines making news globally and in the Caribbean and Latin America for the week-ending Oct. 11, 2019:

Singer Ed Sheeran has become the latest global celebrity to monetise their passion for CBD oil, announcing the launch of the new beer range, Cannabis Bier, at his Notting Hill pub, Bertie Blossoms, in the UK.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a longtime opponent of reforming marijuana laws, is spending more time than usual thinking about cannabis on a trip to California this week.

An appearance from celebrity rapper and actor Snoop Dogg surprised local authorities and drew thousands of fans to celebrate a marijuana dispensary’s grand opening in Ontario, Oregon.

A 15-year-old schoolgirl in trinidad and tobago is expected to face drug trafficking charges after she was held selling weed brownies.

Voting on resolutions to regulate the cultivation and registration of cannabis-based medicines in Brazil has been postponed.

German medical cannabis company Demecan has secured 7 million euros ($7.6 million) in financing to expand production in Europe’s largest medical market.

MedMen Enterprises Inc., which sells legal cannabis in California and 11 other states, this week backed out of a blockbuster deal to buy PharmaCann, a Chicago-based marijuana company with operations in eight states.

And three marijuana stocks to consider this week are: Innovative Industrial Properties, Planet 13 Holdings and Abacus Health Products.

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