MARIJUANA NEWS ROUNDUP – APRIL 12, 2019

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A woman wins a round of a joint-rolling competition at the Cannabis Expo, the largest trade and consumer exhibition on the African continent focusing on the cannabis industry and business. - This expo acts as a marketplace for education, products and businesses serving the fast growing cannabis industry and its medicinal, agricultural, financial and lifestyle components, on April 6, 2019, in Cape Town. (Photo credit : RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images)
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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 12, 2019: Here are the marijuana headlines making news globally, in the Caribbean and Latin America for the week-ending April 12, 2019:

A US Senate bill introduced Thursday would let marijuana businesses store profits in banks.

Canada’s Legal Cannabis Market is Projected To Reach $5.2 Billion By 2024.

Unilever has entered the cannabis market with subsidiary’s CBD-infused products.

The US Treasury Secretary has called on congress For a Bipartisan Fix To Marijuana Banking Issues.

Harvest Health & Recreation, an Arizona Company is set to become Pennsylvania’s largest cannabis chain.

NJ Governor Phil Murphy has set a May deadline for a legal weed vote.

With Jamaica recently exporting its first cannabis products to Canada, other Caribbean nations are lining up to get in on the market.

NY Company Northern Swan Holdings has Closed $58M Financing To Fuel Expansion into Latin America and Europe.

Industrial cannabis is booming in China according to the Economist.

Canopy Growth has turned to an English Countess to run a $9.6 million Cannabis research effort.

In accordance with new laws in israel, the possession of a home grown marijuana plant is no longer punishable by law.

The countdown to 4/20 is on and includes kaya Fest 2019 with the Marley Family at Bayfront Park, Miami, FL.

And three marijuana stocks to consider this week are: The Green Organic Dutchman, IONIC Brands Corp and TransCanna Holdings.