banner ad

Tag: ganja

Eight people arrested in WB drug raid

Eight people arrested in WB drug raid

| 22/05/2017
(CNS): Police have arrested eight people, including three teenagers, for drug-related offences following a raid at an address in Birch Tree Hill Road, West Bay, on Friday evening. Officers went to the residency around 5pm in the evening and found around 8lbs of ganja hidden in different places on th [...]

Continue Reading

Vape pens being used to smuggle ganja

Vape pens being used to smuggle ganja

| 17/05/2017
(CNS): Customs officers have arrested two suspect drug smugglers this week following separate incidents at Owen Roberts International Airport where vape pens were used to smuggle in ganja or hash oil. While the oil and extracts have been legalised for medical use when prescribed by a doctor, it is [...]

Continue Reading

PPM considering decriminalising ganja

PPM considering decriminalising ganja

| 17/05/2017
(CNS Election): The Progressives are planning to take a closer look at decriminalising the recreational use of ganja, a leading Cabinet minister has said. Following the PPM government’s move to legalise the use of medicinal cannabis oil, Marco Archer has revealed plans to weigh-up the possibility [...]

Continue Reading

Ganja ‘smell’ lands GT man in jail

Ganja ‘smell’ lands GT man in jail

| 15/03/2017 | 22 Comments
(CNS): A 44-year-old George Town man has ended up in jail because he smelled of drugs. The man was charged with possession of ganja with intent to supply after police found a “substantial quantity” of drugs on him on Saturday night. At around 9:45pm, officers on patrol along Eastern Avenue n [...]

Continue Reading

Legal ganja ‘grows’ in US down ballot vote

Legal ganja ‘grows’ in US down ballot vote

| 09/11/2016 | 19 Comments
(CNS): All eyes were on the results for the top of the ballot in Tuesday’s elections in the US, but in several states there were some significant developments in the campaign to legalise marijuana use much further down the ticket. Eight out of the nine states that had the issue on the ballot [...]

Continue Reading

Drugs law draft allows for cannabis extracts

Drugs law draft allows for cannabis extracts

| 22/08/2016 | 27 Comments
(CNS): Government has published the much-anticipated changes to the Misuse of Drugs Law to provide for the importation and dispensing of cannabis oil under prescription by a doctor for medical purposes. The public now has more than 21 days to comment on the amendment before it is excepted to be deba [...]

Continue Reading

Suspect caught throwing drugs over prison fence

Suspect caught throwing drugs over prison fence

| 16/08/2016
(CNS): Officers from HMP Northward interrupted a drug smuggling attempt in the early hours of Tuesday morning when they caught a suspect on the perimeter of the prison trying to throw ganja over the fence surrounding the men’s jail. The prison officers called the police at 12:15am today (16 Augus [...]

Continue Reading

Premier denies delay over cannabis oil laws

Premier denies delay over cannabis oil laws

| 08/08/2016 | 57 Comments
(CNS): The government has denied any delay in paving the way for the medical use of cannabis oil, following concerns that patients have been waiting more than nine months for the promised legislation. Premier Alden McLaughlin said officials have only been working on the necessary legal amendments si [...]

Continue Reading

Much-needed cannabis oil stalled by CIG

Much-needed cannabis oil stalled by CIG

| 08/08/2016 | 40 Comments
(CNS): A local woman with cancer was told by government more than nine months ago that legislation would be amended to enable her to import cannabis oil to ease her suffering, but she is still waiting. Despite public declarations by the premier in May during his budget address that this was a “mat [...]

Continue Reading

Police arrest ‘suspicious’ teens in drug bust

Police arrest ‘suspicious’ teens in drug bust

| 05/08/2016
(CNS): Police officers on mobile patrol early Friday morning arrested a man and two teenage boys in central George Town when they came across a parked car with three people inside “behaving suspiciously”, police said.  The RCIPS said the car was not in roadworthy condition, and when officers sp [...]

Continue Reading

Cops clamp down on petty crime around pubs and clubs

Cops clamp down on petty crime around pubs and clubs

| 13/07/2016 | 29 Comments
(CNS): A teenager has been arrested for possession and consumption of ganja as part of an RCIPS clampdown on petty crime and an increase in proactive patrols around licensed premises. This weekend, neighborhood officers and other units were out in force visiting bars, nightclubs and other key locati [...]

Continue Reading