MARIJUANA NEWS ROUNDUP – DEC. 6, 2019

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Lil' Wayne is getting into the marijuana business. (Photo by Renee Jones Schneider/Star Tribune via Getty Images)
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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, FRI. DEC. 6. 27, 2019: Here are the marijuana headlines making news globally and in the Caribbean and Latin America for Dec. 6, 2019:

Rapper Lil Wayne is officially part of the cannabis industry. On December 1), the multi platinum-selling rapper shared an Instagram photo of himself smoking a pre-rolled joint while revealing his new partnership with the cannabis brand Gkua, which includes his own strain of marijuana.

US Federal financial regulatory agencies are clarifying that banks no longer have to take extra steps to track accounts for hemp-related businesses.

Singer Willie Nelson has shocked many by announcing he has quit smoking weed due to ongoing breathing issues.

USVI Gov., Albert Bryan Jr., has unveiled legislation broadening the territory’s new medical cannabis law, with new taxes directed mostly to the failing Government Employees Retirement System, as well as new rights for Rastafarians and other changes.

Brazilian pharmaceutical regulator Anvisa on Tuesday approved regulations for the roll-out of medicinal cannabis-based products but in a separate vote blocked a proposal to allow domestic medical marijuana plantations.

Aurora Cannabis is opening a store in North America’s biggest mall – West Edmonton Mall in Canada.

If you are in the UK and want a christmas pudding with a difference, log on to Firebox which has just launched a £9.99 CBD Christmas pudding. The cake, which is 100% legal, is marketed as a “healthy and relaxing” Christmas day dessert.

And three marijuana stocks to consider this week are: ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF, Trulieve Cannabis Corp. and MedMen Enterprises (MMNFF)

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