Articles By Clydeen McDonald

Caribbean

Trinidad and Tobago Moves to Decriminalize, Establish Cannabis Economy

Activists have had mixed reactions to the draft legislation and say that lawmakers should allow for a full adult use industry.

Caribbean

Q&A: As Cannabis Reform Stalls in Trinidad and Tobago, An Activist Peers Ahead

Nazma Muller is entering her fifth week of protest outside Trinidad and Tobago’s Parliament, as she pushes hard for cannabis law reform, and to include local players in an emerging legal industry.

Caribbean

Barbados and Medical Cannabis: A Drive to Keep the Industry Partially Local

A bill under discussion would cap foreign investment and also give land to locals for cultivation.

Caribbean

Mixed Reactions as Barbados Prepares to Debate a Medical Cannabis Bill

Economists see a step in the right direction; activists would like something bigger.

Caribbean

Barbados Becomes Latest Caribbean Nation to Introduce Cannabis Bill

The debate surrounding the legalization—or even decriminalization—of cannabis in Barbados has been contentious.