MARIJUANA NEWS ROUNDUP – MARCH 29, 2019

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Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are getting into the cannabis business. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for SXSW)
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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 29, 2019: Here are the marijuana headlines making news globally, in the Caribbean and Latin America for the week-ending March, 22, 2019:

Walgreens is set to begin selling CBD creams, patches and sprays in nearly 1,500 stores in select states including in Oregon.

Comedians Seth Rogen and longtime writing partner Evan Goldberg have launched, Houseplant – their own recreational marijuana brand.

Guam has passed a bill to legalize marijuana, which could make the territory the first place in the U.S. to end cannabis prohibition.

South Floridians can now pick up their medical marijuana without leaving their cars thanks to Curaleaf in doral.

The Caribbean island of Barbados too is eyeing a foray into the medical marijuana sector.

Aphria is working with an Argentine children’s hospital to collaborate on CBD treatments for refractory epilepsy.

Uruguay says it primary goal is decreasing illegal marijuana sales.

An Israel-based startup has launched a mini fridge-sized device that automates the process of growing cannabis for home farmers

A congressional committee voted on Thursday to approve legislation aimed at increasing marijuana businesses’ access to banks.

And three medical cannabis stocks to consider this week are: OrganiGram Holdings, KushCo Holdings and Cronos Group.