Jamaican Michael Abrahams tackles the unfairness of continuing to criminalize persons for marijuana possession while allowing the rest to freely purchase crates of alcohol and cartons of cigarettes and drink and smoke themselves to death.
Jamaica first Cannabis Conference ended with a declaration from participants that the Government immediately put in place a road map, of no more than 120 days, to deal with the decriminalisation issues.
After years of advocating for the legalization of marijuana by weed smokers, herbalists, groups and movements and countless others, supporters on Saturday, will take a big step closer to the initiative.
In 2014, Jamaica will join a virtual tidal wave of countries across the globe in decriminalising ganja (weed; marijuana), forerunner to the establishment of a medicinal marijuana industry estimated to be worth billions of dollars.
Beyoncé Knowles has shared photographs of herself during a recent holiday in Jamaica with Jay Z and her sister Solange and the internet hath decreed that she’s smoking a spliff (marijuana) in one of them.