Weekend Unlimited To Acquire R&D Pharma In Jamaica

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The acquisition will strengthen the Company’s holdings with one of three Tier-3 Jamaican Licenses CANADA: Weekend Unlimited,  a lifestyle cannabis company, has entered into an arms-length binding letter of intent to add to its brand portfolio with the acquisition of R&D Pharma in Jamaica, securing one of three Tier-3 licenses available in Jamaica. R&D Pharma Highlights Read the full article…

FSD Pharma Expands Into Jamaican Market

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CANADA: FSD Pharma has announce that it intends to launch a strategic partnership into the Jamaican cannabis market as part of its plan to expand internationally. FSD has signed a Letter of Intent effective September 10, 2018 with JJAMACANN Inc. to form a joint venture operating as FSD Jamaica. FSD Jamaica expects to partner locally with Read the full article…

Beckley Foundation Hosts Jamaican Cannabis Summit

The two day event was hosted by the Beckley Foundation

JAMAICA: This weekend in Negril the Beckley Foundation brought together leaders from the Jamaican government, the Rastafari community, and the business community to discuss the current progress and next steps for building a regulatory framework for a legal cannabis industry in Jamaica. The two day event was hosted by the Beckley Foundation, which was started Read the full article…

Jamaican Moms Give Children Cannabis — And It Works

Dr. Dreher found that every mother she studied saw benefits in serving their schoolchildren ganja tea, despite what their teachers or educators said.

JAMAICA:  It’s true– this is not some one-off survey conducted by amateurs. This research was completed by Dr. Melanie Creagan Dreher PhD, RN FAAN whom served as the dean for four prestigious nursing schools, received a Bachelors of Science from Long Island University as well as a Masters and Doctorate in Anthropology from Columbia University and Read the full article…

Small Farmers To Be Included In Medical Marijuana Industry

The Government is aiming to create an inclusive framework for the operation of the medical marijuana industry.

JAMAICA:  Justice Minister, Senator Mark Golding, says the Government is aiming to create an inclusive framework for the operation of the medical marijuana industry. The minister said the system will be designed in a way to allow for small farmers to operate within a lawful industry. “We don’t want a design, which is going to Read the full article…

Stop Giving Ganja ‘Bad Name’

After the proposal to change the law governing ganja there have been some major concerns expressed from a few quarters of the Jamaican society.

JAMAICA:  Before and after the proposal to change the law governing ganja there have been some major concerns expressed from a few quarters of the Jamaican society. It was reported in the article ‘Psychiatrist worried about ganja decriminalisation’ (Observer, March 9, 2015) that Dr Winston De La Hay was concerned about increased use of ganja Read the full article…

Jamaica Remains Largest Illicit Producer And Exporter Of Marijuana In Caribbean

A report by the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) has found that Jamaica remains the largest illicit producer and exporter of cannabis herb in Central America and the Caribbean.

JAMAICA:  A report by the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) has found that Jamaica remains the largest illicit producer and exporter of cannabis herb in Central America and the Caribbean. The INCB 2014 report released here, showed that the island accounts for approximately one third of cannabis herb produced in the Caribbean. It said that Read the full article…

Jamaica Decriminalizes Marijuana In Small Amounts

Jamaica's Parliament on Tuesday night gave final approval to an act decriminalizing small amounts of pot and establishing a licensing agency to regulate a lawful medical marijuana industry.

JAMAICA:  Marijuana has been pervasive but illegal in Jamaica for decades, consumed as a medicinal herb, puffed as a sacrament by Rastafarians and sung about in the island’s famed reggae music. After many years of dialogue about the culturally entrenched drug, and emboldened by changes to drug laws in U.S. states, Jamaica’s Parliament on Tuesday Read the full article…

Jamaica Considers Marijuana Legalization And Production

The Jamaican cabinet approved bill that legalises the possession of small amounts of marijuana goes to Senate this week for approval.

JAMAICA:  The Jamaican cabinet has approved a bill that legalizes the possession of small amounts of marijuana. It means that for the first time the country’s Rastafarian community, which uses the herb for religious purposes, could be able to smoke it legally. The bill also envisages a licensing authority for the cultivation, sale and distribution Read the full article…

Marijuana Train Picking Up Speed

Jamaica makes plans to retrain police to keep step with the new marijuana environment.

JAMAICA:  Member of Parliament (MP) Raymond Pryce has called for immediate steps to suspend the “slash and burn” policy by cops, to ensure ganja seeds remain for the coming medical marijuana industry. Pryce, who spearheaded the decriminalisation campaign in the House and saw his efforts bear fruit last week, also called for the immediate retraining Read the full article…