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Cannabis News Today – August 27, 2021

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News America, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug 20, 2021: Here are the cannabis headlines that hit the marijuana news around the world and in the Caribbean and Latin America in 60 seconds today, Aug 27, 2021:

Ziggy Marley, son of legendary reggae artist Bob Marley, has launched a line of vegan CBD products for dogs. Marley teamed up with the plant-based wellness brand One Farm to create the line called Ziggy Marley Apawthecary.

Kevin Durant is in the weed business now. Durant has announced a partnership and sponsorship deal with the cannabis marketplace Weedmaps. He has a history of advocating the benefits of marijuana and investing in cannabis-related businesses.

Governor Kathy Hochul vowed that launching New York’s burgeoning marijuana sales program would be a high priority. By law, New York will impose a 13 percent excise tax on marijuana sales, of which 9 percent goes to the state and 4 percent to local governments.

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, which owns Foxwoods Resort, is considering starting a cannabis retail business among other possible options, its chairman said Tuesday. The “mega pharmacy” for marijuana will be up to 25,000 square meters in size.

DJ GRiZ is back in the grass game. He’s launching two brand new lines of cannabis: Astro Hippie, which will focus on premium, THC-rich buds; Telescope will offer a variety of CBD products, including flowers, edibles, and tinctures.

Customers of Jamaica medical marijuana distributor Epican could end up without their resolution in the coming months after the Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) ordered the company to destroy more than 1,000 plants grown after its operating license expired in late 2020 .

Investors looking to get into the Barbados cannabis sector now have it easy as all the services they need are offered under one roof by Invest Caribbean and Ritzury on investcaribbeannow.com.

And three cannabis stocks to look out for this week are: Harvest Health & Recreation Inc. (HRVSF), Body and Mind Inc. (BMMJ), and Rhinomed Limited (RHNMF).