Training began this past summer in Jamaica for medical professionals to become certified in prescribing medical ganja; however, it appears that such training isn’t actually required by law.
Tag Archives: Jamaica
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Nov. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Ministry of Health wishes to clarify an apparent misunderstanding within the public domain as to the legal requirements for prescribing ganja for medical or therapeutic purposes.
SMITHS FALLS, ON and KINGSTON, JAMAICA, Oct. 25, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX: WEED) is pleased to announce that it has launched a strategic partnership in the Jamaican cannabis market as part of its ongoing international expansion.
While Jamaican cannabis has a rich history, the country of Jamaica hasn’t been at the forefront of the legal industry; however, that may soon change as the country has issued its first two Jamaican cannabis licenses.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Oct. 18, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — After much anticipation, the Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) has issued two of the five licenses granted for legal operation in the cannabis industry.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Oct. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – With ganja being the hot topic around the world, it is no doubt that Jamaica is expected to be at the front of the line to reap rewards.
On Aug. 21, 2017, the Jamaican Ministry of Health announced that it has been making progress with its dispensary training workshops, teaching medical, scientific and health professionals how to properly dispense medical cannabis.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, July 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — With a desire to see the Jamaican medical ganja industry up and running, some aspirants have sought product approvals and registrations from the Ministry of Health.
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.
On Feb. 14, 2017, Jamaica’s Cannabis Licensing Authority announced that it granted conditional approval to three cannabis business applicants at the beginning of 2017.
On Nov. 15, 2016, Jamaica’s Cannabis Licensing Authority announced that by the end of October it had received a total of 89 applications for cannabis cultivation and processing.
DENVER, Nov. 10, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — United Cannabis Corporation (CNAB) (the “Company” or “United Cannabis”) today announced that its Joint Venture (the “Joint Venture” or “UCANN/CRD”), which is 50% owned with Jamaica-based Cannabis Research & Development (“CRD”), has submitted its application for a license to cultivate, process, transport and conduct research on cannabis within Jamaica.
OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 3, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The second staging of Rastafari Rootzfest™ will be held once again at the Long Bay Beach Park in global ganja capital Negril from December 9-11, 2016.
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 Nov. 15, 2016, Marijuana Investor Summit is bringing “The World of Cannabis” to the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada, to show eager entrepreneurs and investors how to navigate the complexity of international cannabis laws and the opportunities they present.
Jamaica’s Cannabis Licensing Authority has received more than 200 medical cannabis licensing applications, as reported by Jamaica Information Service on June 29, 2016.
On May 12, 2016, during the opening of Jamaica’s 2016/17 Budget Debate in Parliament, Finance Minister Audley Shaw announced that Jamaica will move forward in creating a medical marijuana industry that can boost the country’s economy.
Now you can celebrate Bob Marley’s birthday by smoking Marley branded marijuana.
The story seems to have originated with 18karatreggae.com, which quoted the singer of hits like “Umbrella” and “Disturbia” as saying “MaRihanna by Rihanna is truly the first mainstream cannabis brand in the world and proud to be a pioneer … .”
In August, hot on the heels of the Feb. 6, 2015, decriminalization decision in Jamaica, High Times obtained the first permit granted by the Minister of Justice to hold the island’s first legal marijuana-centered gathering.
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.
KINGSTON, JAMAICA and FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla; May 14, 2015/Weed Wire/ — BioTrackTHC™, the leading provider of seed-to-sale software tracking solutions for marijuana businesses and government regulators, today announced partnerships that provide the company’s seed-to-sale medical marijuana tracking technology and training to the University of Technology, Jamaica and the University of the West Indies at Mona, Jamaica.
NIAGARA FALLS, Canada, Feb. 23, 2015 / Weed Wire / – During last Friday’s Niagara Entrepreneur of the Year awards, Leigh Coulter, President of GGS Structures, a leading provider of commercial marijuana facilities, walked away with the Niagara Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the category of International Trade.
Well, it was bound to happen eventually. If you have ever smoked cannabis, then you have probably heard of and listened to the legendary reggae singer Bob Marley.