Tag: medical marijuana

Burglars make off with cash from medical clinic

Burglars make off with cash from medical clinic

| 29/04/2021 | 11 Comments

(CNS): Doctors Express was the victim of a break-in this week when burglars made off with a quantity of cash. The clinic was broken into at around 4:45 Wednesday morning, triggering the alarm and the arrival of the police within minutes of the burglary. The owners of the medical facility said no one was hurt […]

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Elvis holding Juliana to ganja promise

Elvis holding Juliana to ganja promise

| 22/04/2021 | 62 Comments

(CNS): Elvis McKeever has said he will be holding his opponent in last week’s elections, Juliana O’Connor-Connolly, to the commitment she made in the last stages of the campaign to the legal cultivation of medical marijuana. Posting a video on his Facebook page ahead of the swearing-in yesterday, McKeever, who unsuccessfully challenged O’Connor-Connolly for her […]

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Doctors Express tab will cost public purse

Doctors Express tab will cost public purse

| 16/02/2021 | 100 Comments

(CNS): The end result of the unlawful drug raid at Doctors Express by customs and police officers will likely end with a significant tab that will be picked up by the public purse. Even before a court rules on reputational damages and business losses, the private clinic will be claiming “significant costs” as a result […]

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Customs targetted doctors, court hears

Customs targetted doctors, court hears

| 11/11/2020

(CNS): Customs and Border Control targetted Doctors Express to seize legal cannabis stocks last year after the facility circulated an advert announcing the arrival of the medicine through vaporization. Their attorney, James Austin-Smith, accused customs of planning the raid on the clinic, messing it up and then trying to cover it up, all because the […]

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Crown’s defence in doctors’ JR on shaky ground

Crown’s defence in doctors’ JR on shaky ground

| 06/11/2020

(CNS) A Grand Court judge raised concerns on Thursday about how the crown is presenting its defence to a judicial review brought by Doctors Express over the seizure of their legal medical cannabis last year. On a number of occasions Justice Robin McMillan pointed out to Nigel Gayle, the attorney from the Attorney General’s Chambers, […]

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Doctors put medical cannabis back on the shelf

Doctors put medical cannabis back on the shelf

| 17/08/2020 | 24 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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