MARIJUANA NEWS ROUNDUP – OCT. 25, 2019

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UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 8: Marijuana activists hold up a 51-foot inflatable joint during a rally at the U.S. Capitol to call on Congress pass cannabis reform legislation on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019. (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images)
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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 252019: Here are the marijuana headlines making news globally and in the Caribbean and Latin America for the week-ending Oct. 25, 2019:

Israel-based cannabis tech start-up Seedo has officially sealed the deal with a new brand representative – American rapper and marijuana advocate, Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr., known professionally as Snoop Dogg.

Investments by nearly two dozen federally licensed cannabis producers in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland are expected to reach $532 million by the end of the year, according to a new report .

Nazma Muller, a Trinidad and Tobago marijuana activist has pleaded not-guilty to using obscene language in a public place during a recent protest.

Former Republican Congressman Rep. Steve Buyer (R-IN) with a long track record of opposing marijuana legalization efforts is now cashing in on the legal cannabis industry, joining the Board of FSD Pharma.

LaDonna Kennedy, The mayor of Jamaica, Iowa, and her husband were arrested in January after a search for a shooting suspect led deputies to the mayor’s door, behind which they found pots of marijuana.

As Mexico moves towards marijuana legalization, a draft cannabis law calls for a limit to foreign investment and a ban on vertical integration.

Roughly 66 of Americans polled continue to support legalizing marijuana according to a recent Gallup poll. Since 2005, support for legalizing marijuana has risen by 30 percentage points since 2005, according to Gallup.

And three marijuana stocks to consider this week are: cbdMD, Auxly Cannabis and Origin House.

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