Puerto Rico medical cannabis legalization has become a legislative reality. On July 9, 2017, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló Nevares signed the Law to Improve the Study, Development and Research of Cannabis for Innovation, Applicable Norms and Limits, also known as MEDICINAL Law, to regulate medical cannabis on the Caribbean island.
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While Cuba and the United States are working closely to combat the small country’s ongoing problem with drug trafficking, Cuban officials have said that the legalization of marijuana in nearby countries is actually adding to the trouble, dispelling the prospects of Cuban marijuana legalization.
Cannabis has a particularly rich history in the Caribbean. With Jamaica and Puerto Rico making moves in the market, the World of Cannabis featured Edgar Montero, Mark Slaugh, Lance Johnstone Courtney Betty and Barry Robert Gainsburg, Esq., on how to navigate the Caribbean market.
The Julian Marley JuJu Royal brand of both cannabis and CBD products will become available in Puerto Rico in January 2017 in a major expansion into the Caribbean’s most populated island.
Cayman Islands Gov. Helen Kilpatrick approved a bill last week that amends the Misuse of Drugs Law, allowing for medical cannabis oil to be imported and dispensed for medicinal purposes.
With Jamaica and Puerto Rico making moves in the legal market, “The World of Cannabis” will welcome the Caribbean to the Palms Casino Resort on Nov. 15, 2016, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
On April 22, 2016, activists in St. Lucia hosted the Cannabis March in the town of Soufriere, calling for the country to decriminalize cannabis.
Denver-based O.penVAPE, one of the largest and best known consumer brands now developing in the American market, has announced a ground-breaking new alliance with Timeless Herbal Care, a Jamaican cannabis company.