News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 7, 2019: Here are the marijuana headlines making news globally, in the Caribbean and Latin America for the week-ending June 7, 2019:
Americans reportedly spent between $8.6 and $10 billion on legal marijuana last year.
Former House Speaker and marijuana foe John Boehner is now set to make millions from cannabis legalization.
Jamaican scientist Dr Machel Emanuel is on a quest to regrow lost marijuana once smoked by Bob Marley.
Democratic US presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand has a plan to legalize marijuana.
Since Colorado legalized weed in 2012, the previously illegal plant has birthed multibillion-dollar public companies.
A $1.2 billion asset manager is now raising a pure-play fund to chase down deals in the booming sector.
A new study has found that the top reason cited for potential cannabis consumption is the treatment of chronic pain.
The Caribbean Development Bank says it will not be investing in marijuana.
And three marijuana stocks to consider this week are: SOL GLOBAL INVESTMENTS and CRESCO LABS INC. and HEXO.