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A Jamaican cannabis company, EPICAN, intends to launch machines that will dispense medicinal cannabis, local news reports say. According to the reports, the machines will operate in much the same way as traditional candy or drink-vending machines. The Gleaner said they will be available at select locations as soon as EPICAN gets the necessary approval from […]

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Campaigners are urging the British government to do more to rid the cancer risk from processed meats such as bacon and ham, according to Sky News. The news organisation has quoted the campaigners as saying that there is a “growing consensus of scientific opinion” that nitrites in processed meats result in carcinogenic nitrosamines – believed […]

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(CMC) – Former politician Dr Grant Gibbons, who masterminded Bermuda’s successful America’s Cup bid, has been has been recognised in the Queen’s New Year Honours List with the Order of the British Emprie (OBE). Gibbons, 66, a businessman and former One Bermuda Alliance and United Bermuda Party (UBP) cabinet minister, said he was pleased to ...

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Home Affairs, Justice and National Security Minister, Hermangild Francis, has expressed the view that Deputy Director of Corrections, Leonard Terrance is doing a ‘good job.’ Terrance has been Officer in Charge at Bordelais Correctional Facility (BCF) for some three months while his predecessor, Vern Guard, was on vacation leave and since  July has been Deputy […]

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(BBC) — Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa has vowed to “take down” boxing legend Floyd Mayweather in their three-round exhibition match in Japan on Monday. Former five-weight world champion Mayweather, 41, will come out of retirement to fight Nasukawa over three rounds of boxing in Saitama. Nasukawa competes in the RIZIN Fighting Federation in both kickboxing ...

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(SNO) — Saint Lucia and the Caribbean’s leading high jumper, Levern Donaline Spencer, will be the presumptive favourite to win a record 15th title as Saint Lucia’s Sportswoman of the Year in 2019. Spencer has been confirmed by the St. Lucia Athletics Association as Senior Female Athlete of the Year for 2018. The 34-year-old from ...

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(CMC) – The former Minister of Amerindian Affairs Francis Vibert DeSouza died at this home here on Saturday. In addition to being the legislator in charge of Amerindian Affairs, De Souza also wore many hats in his professional career. Prior to being appointed as a government minister, he served as minister of local government and ...

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(CMC) – President of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), Patricia Affonso-Dass, has expressed optimism about the future of the region’s tourism sector, saying that its rich past and many successes have served the region well. In her New Year’s message, released Saturday, Affonso-Dass said the sector’s attainment has provided “a sound foundation for ...

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