U.S. Virgin Islands Seek to Become a Marijuana Retreat for American Tourists - Cannabis News

The U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) are a tropical paradise in the Caribbean, known for their luxurious resorts, gorgeous natural landscapes, turquoise water… and perhaps, soon, legal marijuana to accompany it all.

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. called the legislature into an exceptional session on Wednesday, Dec. 18, to consider an amendment regarding the legalization of cannabis in the USVI.

The bill would expand the islands’ existing medical marijuana program, which was signed into law earlier this year as one of Bryan’s very first acts as governor.

Now, he seeks to go even further with this new bill, which is accompanied by an act planning the expungement of any prior convictions for possession of less than one pound of cannabis. 

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Jean-Gabriel Fernandez ~ ShepherdExpress.com