MARIJUANA NEWS ROUNDUP – AUG. 9, 2019

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Cannabis plants used for medical purposes seen being display in an indoor plantation at Rangsit University in Pathum Thani Province, north of Bangkok.The country is now ready to distribute over 10,000 bottles of medical cannabis oil throughout the hospitals from August 07, 2019. The medicine will be mostly use for patients with Alzheimer disease, Parkinson disease, epilepsy, nausea and chronic pain. (Photo by Guillaume Payen/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. AUGUST 9, 2019: Here are the marijuana headlines making news globally and in the Caribbean and Latin America for the week-ending August 9, 2019:

Democratic US Presidential hopeful, Bernie Sanders, says he would legalize marijuana by executive order.

Josh Kushner, the brother of Jared Kushner, has gotten Into The Weed Game.

Las Vegas is now also home to the largest cannabis dispensary in the world and its owned by the Las Vegas Paiute Tribe.

A lawmaker in Broward County, Florida has filed HB 25 which would decriminalize the possession of certain amounts of marijuana.

Greater Los Angeles is preparing to open its first-ever cannabis restaurant in West Hollywood – Lowell Farms: A Cannabis Cafe – this September.

In case you are still wondering – Cannabis is already recreationally legal in 11 states, D.C., and Canada and medically legal in 33 states and D.C.

For the first time, San Francisco’s largest summer music festival, Outside Lands, has won approval for cannabis sales and a designated smoking areas.

The maker of Arizona Tea is entering the cannabis market, starting with vape pens and THC-infused gummies.

And three marijuana stocks to consider this week are: Innovative Industrial Properties; HEXO and OrganiGram Holdings.

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