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TT | Trinidad moves to decriminalize ganja, promote medicinal cannabis

PORT OF SPAIN, November 23, 2019 - Trinidad and Tobago has no intention to be left behind while other CARICOM countries move towards decriminalization of ganja, and to capitalize on the growing medicinal cannabis industry within the region. To this end, Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi on Friday presented two bills in parliament: an amendment to the Dangerous Drugs Act and a Cannabis Control Authority Bill.

JAMAICA | Virtudes Hemp Farm breaks ground in Westmoreland

WESTMORELAND, Jamaica November 22, 2019 – Despite banking challenges that hamper the smooth development and operation of the medicinal ganja business in Jamaica, yet another overseas entity, Virtudes Company Limited, a wellness enterprise, has invested in Jamaica and on Thursday broke ground  for a US$1-million, 113-acre hemp farm in Lennox, Bigwoods, Westmoreland.

Jamaica to Lobby US Gov’t on Medicinal Cannabis

MONTEGO BAY, JAMAICA, JUNE 7, 2019 - Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Audley Shaw, says the Jamaican Government is in full support of any lobbying effort to get United States (US) banks to facilitate stakeholders in the medical cannabis industry.

JAMAICA | JAS Supports Small Farmers in Medicinal Cannabis

KINGSTON, Jamaica, November 9, 2018 - The Jamaica Agricultural Society has sent a strong signal to the administration that it will not be left behind in the thrust by government to develop medicinal cannabis as a major export industry. This is the word from JAS President Lenworth Fulton who says his organisation will be fighting for the inclusion of small ganja farmers in the development of the industry.
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