A man smokes a joint during a rally in support of the legalization of marijuana, at the La Ciudadela Park in Mexico City, on April 24, 2019. (Photo by ALFREDO ESTRELLA / AFP) (Photo credit should read ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP/Getty Images)
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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 3, 2019: Here are the marijuana headlines making news globally, in the Caribbean and Latin America for the week-ending May 3, 2019:

An analyst at Jefferies has forecast the global marijuana market to reach $50 billion in annual sales by 2029.

Two Billionaires are sending a plane load of hemp seed to the Eastern Caribbean as part of a 400 million investment.

The first-ever U.S.-focused marijuana ETF is trading in Canada under the ticker symbol “HMUS.”

Portland-based Cura Cannabis sold this week for more than $1 billion.

Charles R. Broderick is giving Harvard and MIT$9 million to study the effects of marijuana.

The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd. will open a second Jamaican marijuana store on May 4, 2019 in Montego Bay.

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has unveiled a plan toward full legalization of marijuana in the District.

To celebrate her fourth child, Kim Kardashian threw a CBD-themed party over the weekend.

And three marijuana stocks to consider this week are: HEXO Corp. , Tilray and OrganiGram. USA, LLC