News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 18, 2019: Here are the marijuana headlines making news globally and in the Caribbean and Latin America for the week-ending Oct. 18, 2019:
Tyler Dooley, the Duchess of Sussex’s nephew, is using his family connections to sell a new strain of cannabis. Dooley has taken it upon himself to name a new strain of cannabis after baby Archie, Meghan’s young son. Dooley says the new strain is called “Archie Sparkie.”
Andrey Kukushkin, a Ukrainian-born man indicted in a campaign-finance scheme along with two associates of Rudy Giuliani, is an officer in a Sacramento cannabis dispensary controlled by a local businessman with a considerable share of the city’s pot business.
Canadian company Tree of Knowledge International Corp. is expanding its global medical marijuana and CBD research in partnership with the Caribbean Institute of Pharmacy Policy in Jamaica.
Canterbury Group this week announced the launch of Jamaican Brew House, a Jamaican-based cannabis beverage company that produces all-natural products for the health-conscious consumer who wants the benefits of CBD and THC.
The Zimbabwe Industrial Hemp Trust (ZIHT) is the first organization to be issued with a cannabis license in the southern African country.
Cannabis edibles will soon be legal in Canada, with products expected to reach store shelves in December.
Canadian cannabis producer CannTrust Holdings this week said it will destroy $58.2 million worth of product in an effort to regain regulatory compliance.
And three marijuana stocks to consider this week are: Supreme Cannabis, Valens GroWorks and Sundial Growers.