MARIJUANA NEWS ROUNDUP – JULY 26, 2019

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Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden says he will decriminalize not legalize recreational pot. Photographer: Anthony Lanzilote/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. JULY 26, 2019: Here are the marijuana headlines making news globally, in the Caribbean and Latin America for the week-ending July 26, 2019:

US presidential hopeful Joe Biden says he would support the decriminalization but not legalization of marijuana for recreational use.

Tyson Ranch, Mike Tyson’s cannabis/health & wellness company, will partner with the first annual Antigua Cannabis Conference in April 2020.

A new bill to decriminalize and tax marijuana at the federal level was this week introduced in in the US Congress.

Beyonce’s Father Mathew Knowles has now taken the position of Chief Marketing Officer for Bangi Inc., a firm that leases land to legal cannabis farms and dispensaries.

Cann, a Los Angeles-based purveyor of CBD and THC-infused intoxicants, is rolling out its first major distribution through the venture-backed delivery service Eaze .

Switzerland is aiming to join neighbors in legalizing medical marijuana. A public consultation period on the draft amendment will be open until Oct. 17.

Latest recreational Pot sales from Canada show $65.52 million sold in may 2019.

Colombia, South America is positioning itself as a producer and exporter of legal cannabis globally.

And three marijuana stocks to consider this week are: Trulieve Cannabis, Village Farms International and Emerald Health Therapeutics.

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