Articles By Clydeen McDonald
Parliamentary meetings, regulatory rule setting, and investment summits are being postponed, slowing what had been steady progress in the region.
The government has also opened the door—part way—to banking licensed growers.
The National Commission on Marijuana, split on adult use legalization, puts the question to the public.
Lawmakers approved legislation to establish a Medicinal Cannabis Authority that would create licenses for everything from cultivation to consumption spaces.
While Saint Vincent expects a boost in cannabis revenue, US banking hurdles remain a major headache in the Caribbean.
Cannabis Wire reviewed a summary of the report sent to the prime minister that recommends both medical and adult use legalization.
The government wants to transition illegal cannabis growers into the legal industry, and to get exports underway.
The island will soon accept applications for medical cannabis cultivation licenses, but decriminalization will have to wait.
A decriminalization bill that also allows import, export, and business licenses is on the president’s desk.