Tag: medical marijuana

Doctors put medical cannabis back on the shelf

Doctors put medical cannabis back on the shelf

| 17/08/2020 | 23 Comments

(CNS): Almost one year after Customs and Border Control (CBC) seized the legal cannabis that Doctors Express was prescribing to its patients, the medicine has been returned and is back on the clinic’s pharmacy shelves. The raid at the medical practice was triggered by a memo from Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee to doctors […]

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Doctors raided over legal cannabis

Doctors raided over legal cannabis

| 19/09/2019 | 97 Comments

(CNS): Customs and Border Control (CBC) officers raided Doctors Express, a medical practice in George Town, on Wednesday evening and seized “a large quantity of CBD (Cannabis) oils/vapes”, even though all the doctors at the clinic are registered practitioners. No arrests have been made and CBC Director Charles Clifford has said that because it is […]

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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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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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Cops seize ganja plants found in Frank Sound

Cops seize ganja plants found in Frank Sound

| 27/07/2017 | 39 Comments

(CNS): Police seized around 80 ganja plants that were growing in about three dozen pots in an open lot in the Frank Sound Road area following a search on Tuesday morning, 25 July. After the RCIPS received a tip-off from the public about the plants just after 9:00am, officers from the Eastern Districts carried out the […]

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Patient looking for CINICO to cover cannabis oil

Patient looking for CINICO to cover cannabis oil

| 17/07/2017 | 0 Comments

I have a condition that I think may be helped by cannabis oil. However, my health insurance is covered by CINICO and I don’t think any Health Services Authority doctors prescribe it. If a private doctor gives me a prescription, will CINICO pay for it?

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Warren: Cayman must grow own medical ganja

Warren: Cayman must grow own medical ganja

| 16/03/2017 | 73 Comments

(CNS): Local activist Dennie Warren Jr has called on government, which legalized the medicinal use of cannabis extracts last year, to take the next step and allow the ganja plant to be grown here. Warren was central to the campaign to push government into the significant step of changing the Misuse of Drugs Law to […]

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Doctors promoting medical ganja at Cayman seminar

Doctors promoting medical ganja at Cayman seminar

| 09/03/2017 | 21 Comments

(CNS): Drs Dustin Sulak and Ethan Russo will be visiting the Cayman Islands next week to share their knowledge and experience about the benefits of medical ganja, what it can do and why it works. Following Cayman’s recent move to legalise the use of cannabis oils and tinctures when prescribed by doctors for various medical […]

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