Jamaica approves legal marijuana bill

by Oscar Pascual

(Nine Mile, Jamaica)

 

Jamaica just took a long-awaited step towards legalizing marijuana with the approval of a new drug law bill.

According to an AP report, the Jamaican cabinet’s Justice Minister Mark Golding announced on Wednesday that they are expected to introduce legislation in the Senate later this week.

The bill would create a licensing authority that would regulate the cultivation, sales, and distribution of cannabis for medical, scientific, and therapeutic purposes.

 

Full Article:

http://blog.sfgate.com/smellthetruth/2015/01/22/jamaica-approves-legal-marijuana-bill/

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