MARIJUANA NEWS ROUNDUP – JULY 19, 2019

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Jay Z, l. seend with his wife Beyonce Knowles-Carter at "The Lion King" European Premiere at Leicester Square on July 14, 2019 in London, England, is now chief brand strategist at Caliva. (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)
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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. JULY 19, 2019: Here are the marijuana headlines making news globally, in the Caribbean and Latin America for the week-ending July 19, 2019:

Jay Z been named chief strategist at one of California’s leading cannabis companies, Caliva.

Marijuana investment firm Cresco Capital Partners and another private equity group are taking control of The Arcview Group.

Curaleaf is buying Grassroots Cannabis in an $875 million in cash and stock.

Experts believe South Africa has the potential to be the region’s largest medicinal cannabis market, with an estimated industry value of $667m.

AfriAg investment target Apollon has begun producing Jamaican cannabis oil.

The St Vincent and the Grenadines government has 21 cannabis cultivation licences as it looks to tap into the sector.

The city of West Hollywood, CA this week approved a space within its city limits for what’s billed as a first-of-its-kind cannabis café.

The University of Sciences in Philadelphia is launching a MBA option for students looking for opportunities in cannabis.

And three marijuana stocks to consider this week are: Altria, Zenabis Global and CannTrust Holdings.

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