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Trinida(TRINIDAD NEWSDAY) – THE police’s Child Protection Unit is investigating three reports of children ingesting marijuana found in food items they consumed. A statement from the police said the incidents took place in the Central and Northern Divisions. According to the police, five children from Chaguanas ate brownies a student brought to school as part ...

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Barbados Today:-  The jury is out on if or how the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) will support the fledgling regional cannabis industry as Barbados and several other Caribbean states seek to get a piece of that proverbial pie. Responding to questions during the bank’s annual news conference on Tuesday, President Dr Warren Smith acknowledged that […]

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(BARBADOS TODAY) – The jury is out on if or how the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) will support the fledgling regional cannabis industry as Barbados and several other Caribbean states seek to get a piece of that proverbial pie. Responding to questions during the bank’s annual news conference on Tuesday, President Dr Warren Smith acknowledged ...

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Castries Mayor Peterson Francis has endorsed the ‘safe and fair’ decriminalisation and legalisation of marijuana in Saint Lucia, his office has announced.   According to a release from the Mayor’s Office, Francis gave his endorsement after receiving a presentation last week on all aspects of the proposed cannabis industry.   The presentation was made by […]

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(BVI NEWS) – Approximately 100 Virgin Islanders will each receive a half-acre plot of land from government for the cultivation and production of their medicinal marijuana initiative in Paraquita Bay, Tortola. This was revealed by Premier Andrew Fahie during a recent airing of the Honestly Speaking with Claude Skelton Cline radio programme where he said ...

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(BARBADOS TODAY) – Five months into the life of new legislation to allow the cultivation of medicinal marijuana, investors can start applying for a grower’s licence from as early as next month, Minister of Agriculture Indar Weir has revealed. But the price of licences to be issued by the new agency created by the law ...

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(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) – Last Ju­ly, Nkechi Phillips was at her Gas­par­il­lo home when po­lice of­fi­cers stormed in. “When the po­lice came to my house they treat­ed me like I was the worst kind of crim­i­nal, “ Phillips said as she re­count­ed the in­ci­dent. “Two van loads of of­fi­cers came and ran­sacked my house while my ...

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(VIRGIN ISLANDS NEWS ONLINE) – As the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) prepares to enter the medical marijuana business, the plan is to train some 40 farmers to cultivate a special strand of the plant on 40 acres of land earmarked in Paraquita Bay. This is according to the 2020 report on the deliberations ...

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Government should not permit itself to be pressured into legalizing cannabis,” so says the Reverend Seth Ampadu. Referencing the Cannabis Commission’s final report, the Methodist minister added: “They should take their time to make sure everything is in order, weigh the pros and cons, before deciding. The process should not be rushed.” In an interview with the STAR on Monday the outspoken religious leader made it clear he does not support the legalizing of marijuana at this time.

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(JAMAICA GLEANER) — The head of a local licensed marijuana dealership is calling for the government to put an end ot the practice of destroying marijuana that is confiscated from illegal dealers by law enforcement. At present, the police are bound by law to destroy large quantities of the herb that is seized or found ...

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