Tag: legalised ganja

Dart tobacco purchase could have ganja connection

Dart tobacco purchase could have ganja connection

| 03/05/2021 | 63 Comments

(CNS): The decision by Cayman’s largest landowner and investor to gradually increase his shares in one of the world’s most unethical and declining industries may prove to be more than meets the eye. Dart officials have refused to comment on the purchase of shares in British American Tobacco and a rival tobacco company, Imperial Brands, […]

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Legal ganja hits new high in US election

Legal ganja hits new high in US election

| 10/11/2020 | 58 Comments

(CNS): Several more states in the US voted in last Tuesday’s elections to legalise the use of ganja in various down ballot referendums across the country. Coupled with the changing attitude towards the use of cannabis, Joe Biden’s win has seen cannabis stocks soar, given the increased likelihood of the drug’s decriminalisation. The results demonstrate […]

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Bracker petitions for decriminalisation of ganja

Bracker petitions for decriminalisation of ganja

| 06/06/2019 | 73 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED WITH PETITION: Elvis McKeever, from Cayman Brac, has begun a petition calling on the government to change the law and decriminalise the cultivation of ganja for medical purposes and permit personal recreational use of of the plant. McKeever was arrested recently after police seized almost four dozen marijuana plants he had allegedly grown […]

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Jamaica wrestles with red tape as ganja sector grows

Jamaica wrestles with red tape as ganja sector grows

| 27/05/2019 | 8 Comments

(CNS): The Jamaican Cannabis Licensing Authority is wrestling with the bureaucracy that has come with the change to drug laws in Jamaica, paving the way for a licensed legal medical industry, according to CLA Director Delano Seiveright. But despite the challenges, he said the industry is set to boom and the government made the right […]

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Ganja industry to pitch investment ideas in Cayman

Ganja industry to pitch investment ideas in Cayman

| 22/05/2019 | 45 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands will be welcoming investors, bankers, lawyers, policymakers and healthcare professionals working in the fledgling cannabis sector to a summit on Thursday. Part of a series of conferences around the region, experts will be offering an overview of the legal ganja industry, examining both challenges and opportunities at the first CanEx Cannabis […]

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St Kitts-Nevis moves towards decriminalising ganja

St Kitts-Nevis moves towards decriminalising ganja

| 21/02/2019 | 44 Comments

(CNS): The government of the Caribbean country St Kitts and Nevis has announced plans to create a framework for the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes and the decriminalisation of small amounts of the drug for recreational use. The move comes after government largely accepted the findings of a national commission on the use of […]

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Weed a winner after US midterm vote

Weed a winner after US midterm vote

| 09/11/2018 | 68 Comments

(CNS): Voters in three more American states have easier access to medical and recreational ganja after the mid-term elections. Michigan has voted to legalise recreational use of weed, while Utah and Missouri have voted for legal medical use. The states join 31 others that have already legalised medical marijuana, and nine where recreational use is now legal. […]

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Canada’s legal weed sparks Cayman money laundering claims

Canada’s legal weed sparks Cayman money laundering claims

| 18/06/2018 | 19 Comments

(CNS): While the prospect of legal cannabis for recreational use in the Cayman Islands is not expected anytime soon, Canada is just a couple of months away from full legalisation. As that date approaches, legislators have raised concerns that the multi-billion dollar legal weed market could be taken over by organised crime, with proceeds laundered […]

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Bermuda lawmakers decriminalise ganja possession

Bermuda lawmakers decriminalise ganja possession

| 12/12/2017 | 73 Comments

(CNS): The people of Bermuda will soon be able to possess up to 7 grams of ganja without the risk of legal sanction after the country’s parliament voted to decriminalise small amounts of the drug, provided that there is no indication of dealing. Bermuda’s Minister of Social Development Zane DeSilva tabled an amendment to the island’s […]

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