Future Farm Signs Dispensary Lease for High Traffic Puerto Rico Location

Future Farms Signs Dispensary Deal for Puerto Rico

CANADA: Future Farm Technologies Inc., which has built a portfolio of projects across the United States and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, announced that its Puerto Rico subsidiary has signed the first of five planned leases for its Clinica Verde branded Puerto Ricodispensaries. The Company expects to sign two more leases in the next thirty days with the additional two leases Read the full article…

Jamaica Government Announces Major Changes To Drug Laws

The Jamaican government has announced plans to radically reform the country's drug laws.

JAMAICA:  The Justice Minister Mark Golding said the cabinet was supporting a proposal to allow possession of up to two ounces (57 grams) of marijuana, known locally as “ganja.”. Mr Golding also said marijuana would be decriminalised for religious, medicinal and scientific purposes. It is expected parliament will approve the changes by September. “I wish Read the full article…

Jamaica Mulls Legal Marijuana (No, It’s Not Already Legal)

The Department of Justice announced that it would permit marijuana legalization on Indian reservations, a decision that has perplexed American Indian leaders, who say that the last thing many tribes want is more lax federal law enforcement.

JAMAICA:  This tourist mecca may soon be known as the Colorado of the Caribbean. Given the ready availability of “ganja” as the locals call it, many outsiders assume marijuana is already legal in Jamaica, but it’s not … yet. Encouraged by legalized marijuana in Colorado, Washington state and Uruguay — the first country to legalize Read the full article…

Medical Cannabis Activist Wants To Import ‘Ganja Oil’ Into Bermuda

Gordon expressed his concern that many patients are too sick to come to Jamaica, and should not be denied access.

BERMUDA:  Medical ganja activist Alan Gordon, in an open letter to Jamaica’s Health Minister copied to The Jamaica Gleaner, asked for a permit to export enough medical ganja oil extract for over 300 Bermuda cancer patients to have 18,000 large doses over a 2-3 month period. Gordon says that Bermuda’s Cabinet has previously approved import permits Read the full article…

Lawmakers Take Pause In Pot Decriminalization Debate In Puerto Rico

The bill sets forth that possession of up to 14 grams (1/2 ounce) of pot would not constitute a crime and would be considered only a violation that would carry a maximum fine of $100, with penalties of $200 for a second offense and $300 for a third offense.

PUERTO RICO: The decriminalization of small amounts of marijuana for personal use in Puerto Rico will have to wait after the island’s House of Representatives did not discuss a bill already passed by the Senate on its last working day for approving measures during the current legislative session. The controversial measure, which is being sponsored by Read the full article…

Lawmakers Take Pause In Pot Decriminalization Debate In Puerto Rico

PUERTO RICO: The decriminalization of small amounts of marijuana for personal use in Puerto Rico will have to wait after the island’s House of Representatives did not discuss a bill already passed by the Senate on its last working day for approving measures during the current legislative session. The controversial measure, which is being sponsored by Read the full article…

In the Virgin Islands A New Penalty System For Pot

Under the bill, the penalties are based on the amount of marijuana involved. For instance, selling up to five pounds of marijuana would be considered a misdemeanor offense.

VIRGIN ISLANDS: Sen. Terrence Nelson’s bill would decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana, making it a civil offense similar to a traffic ticket, carrying a $100 fine. It also would reduce the penalties across the board for possessing marijuana, selling marijuana, possessing marijuana with intent to distribute or sell and growing marijuana.