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The racist origins of marijuana prohibition

The racist origins of marijuana prohibition

Alyssa PaganoMar 2, 2018, 10:57 AM BusinessInsider.com The legal status of cannabis has been in question in the U.S. since people starting regularly smoking it in the early 1900s. The debate continues today, with Attorney General Jeff Sessions taking a firm stance against legalization and insisting that federal prohibition laws be enforced, even where states […]

Bermuda Making Moves, Medical Cannabis Legislation Tabled In Senate

Bermuda Making Moves, Medical Cannabis Legislation Tabled In Senate

Published in The Royal Gazette (Dec. 19, 2019). Written by: Raymond Hainey, Assistant News Editor The Bermuda Government’s Attorney-General and legal affairs minister tabled yesterday legislation to legalise medical cannabis and regulations to govern licences for growers and importers, Kathy Lynn Simmons told the Senate the Bill and regulations — which include the setting up of […]

Thai Prime Minister Inhales Ganja Vaporizer In Public, With Children.

Thai Prime Minister Inhales Ganja Vaporizer In Public, With Children.

Is it cultural appropriation? Or is it cultural appreciation? The question must be asked of the Thailand Government, who’s Prime Minister has been seen in public consuming ganja, with a vaporizer alongside Dr. Ganja. To boot, he was flanked by children holding with Dr. Ganja dolls! What is the world coming to? The reality is […]

Jamaica’s Premier Cannabis Business Conference and Expo: CanEx- Rollout.

Jamaica’s Premier Cannabis Business Conference and Expo: CanEx- Rollout.

Much like the atmosphere of the event itself, the excitement was palpable at the media launch of the CanEx Business Conference and Expo 2019, held at the Spanish Court Hotel in Kingston, Jamaica on September 4th. The actual event is being held at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, between September 26- 28. The organizers of […]

Jamaica’s Protections of Stakeholders and Consumers

Jamaica’s Protections of Stakeholders and Consumers

The Island Nation of Jamaica, decriminalized ganja or cannabis in April of 2015, giving way to the establishment of a regulated global industry for which Jamaica has an inherent cultural connection through, the Rastafarian faith and lifestyle, traditional health remedies and the rich musical history of Jamaica. Notwithstanding Jamaica’s geographic location climate and topography make […]

Having Your Cake and Eating it Too

Having Your Cake and Eating it Too

With all the calls for the Jamaican government to fully legalize the use of Cannabis and Cannabis products for public consumption, one can only anticipate the next phase of the rollout. Which begs the question, is there a plan for the rollout? What is the delay? Governments around the world are realizing the reapable benefits […]

Coming Out From the Shadowy Places

Coming Out From the Shadowy Places

“We have created a new, regulated, safer commodities industry in Canada that employs Canadians, creates jobs, growth and other opportunities in our communities and by displacing this business from criminal enterprise… we’re creating a new industry that will actually follow some rules, when there’s oversight, testing and accountability.” These were the words uttered by the […]

Flying high and healthy

Flying high and healthy

Putting “happy” back into the “happy skies”, is a model move from the US State of California. There’s little more we can say at Ganjactivist.com, but thanks. One Love From the LAX Website: ” LAX Marijuana Policy While federal law prohibits the possession of marijuana (inclusive of federal airspace,) California’s passage of proposition 64, effective […]

Baby Steps To Big Leaps In Reducing Carbon Footprint

Baby Steps To Big Leaps In Reducing Carbon Footprint

Progress in the making. I have long condemned the plastic and Styrofoam culture that plagues Jamaica. Rest assured, many a household never buy garbage bags due to the large surplus of plastic bags they have accumulated each time they pass through a cashier. Be it at the supermarket, corner market, pharmacy… you get it. Everyone […]

Growing Pains

Growing Pains

  “We are not into the smoking and recreational thing, but rather, the medicinal health and wellness side,” said Bartlett, while responding to questions raised at the recent 2017 Caribbean Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Conference in Montego Bay. “The issue of marijuana is a big issue, which has implications all the way to the […]

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