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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 | Farmers To Benefit From Tourism Boom

MONTEGO BAY,  NOVEMBER 20, 2019 - Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Audley Shaw, is encouraging farmers to position themselves to take advantage of the expected boom in tourism over the next two years.

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 | Shaw promotes Jamaica's Agricultural potential in London

KINGSTON, Jamaica Dec. 5, 2018 - Jamaica's Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries minister Audley Shaw is redoubling the island's effort to promote agriculture abroad as he leads a 5-day promotion mission in London to highlight Jamaica’s agricultural sector for investment and export of Jamaica’s fresh produce and food-based products.
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