Now Decriminalized, Could Jamaica Become Destination for Legal Weed? - Cannabis News
Jamaica’s Rastafarian history spurs a myth that pot is widely accepted — but advocates face hurdles as they push for legalization.
Reggae’s justice-driven Rastafari icons like Bob Marley would have us Americans thinking Jamaica’s cannabis policy would reflect their cannabis-friendly culture.
In fact, it’s taken decades for the Caribbean island’s government to finally legalize even just medical marijuana, to honor Rastafarians’ sacramental use of ganja, to support a nascent cannabis industry and to begin economizing on the country’s long-standing reputation.
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