Another Caribbean Nation Could Make Medical Marijuana Legal This Week

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Marijuana fields on a St. Vincent & the Grenadines mountain side.



News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Nov. 21, 2018: Another Caribbean country could move as early as tomorrow, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, to make medical marijuana legal.

The St Vincent and the Grenadines Parliament is expected to approve laws on Thursday, laws establishing a medical marijuana industry in the country. The bills — the Medicinal Cannabis Industry Bill, The Cannabis Cultivation (Amnesty) Bill, and The Permitted Use of Cannabis for Religious Purpose Bill — were sent to a parliamentary select committee for review after Minister of Agriculture Saboto Caesar presented them to lawmakers on September 7th.

They will come up for a vote tomorrow amidst concerns among three groups involved in the review of the draft legislation — growers, the Christian Council, and the parliamentary opposition — that foreign interest could benefit the most from a medicinal marijuana industry here. Read More

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