Jamaica, Long Opposed to Marijuana, Now Wants to Cash In on It – Cannabis News

Having watched states like Colorado and California generate billions of dollars from marijuana, Jamaica has decided to embrace its herbaceous brand.

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Jamaica May Get Rid of Queen Elizabeth and Finally Legalize Marijuana – Marijuana News

The Jamaican government is considering ousting Queen Elizabeth II as their official head of state, in addition to legalizing marijuana, the government revealed Thursday.

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Italian business to sell 'Bob Marley' hemp seed ice cream – Marijuana News

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — A north Italy-based ice cream parlour in the small resort town of Alassio – which is seven square miles with a population of approximately 11,000 – hopes to begin selling its Bob Marley-inspired hemp treats before year end.

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Cannabis By-Products On The Horizon in Jamaica – Marijuana News

Maurice Ellis (left) and Richard Ramdial, owners of Sun Spice Seasonings Company Limited/IgadI Jamaica Limited. Image: Ricardo Makyn via The Gleaner

With Jamaica in advanced stages of preparation for the possible legalisation of ganja, some forward thinking entrepreneurs are getting ready for the financial opportunities that will arise.

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Jamaican govt. urged to secure share of the international ganja market – Marijuana News

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NEGRIL, Westmoreland -- President of the Westmoreland Hemp and Ganja Farmers Association Ras Iyah is urging the Government to "align" with other countries to secure a slice of the international marijuana market.

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$100 million ganja deal in Jamaica

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Kesi Asher ~ JamaicaObserver.com ~

Canadian company to develop medicinal products from Jamaican marijuana for international market.

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Bob Marley Raised A Really Good Question About Marijuana Prohibition

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Reggae superstar Bob Marley passed away 34 years ago today - May 11th, 1981 at the age of 36.
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Jamaica Plants Its First Legal Marijuana Plant

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By the Caribbean Journal Staff ~
 
The first legal cannabis plant in the country was planted on the grounds of the University of the West Indies Mona campus.
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Now That We Have Lost Weed

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Mel Cooke ~ The Gleaner
 
Can we rebel against child murders now?
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Jamaica decriminalizes marijuana, adding to international trend

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Island nation legalizes possession of two ounces of pot, use of the plant for religious purposes
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