Category: Recreational Cannabis

How Much Do Average Users Spend On Marijuana?

How Much Do Average Users Spend On Marijuana?

Marijuana News on Fri, 02/14/2020 Marijuana legalization in the U.S. has been a gradual process, but in legal states that have already made the jump, its effects on the economy have been anything but slow.  Illinois most recently joined the list of legal states, and as more states follow suit, this status is also making them desirable […]

Trinidadian Ganja Is On The Way

Trinidadian Ganja Is On The Way

Being in such close proximity to Venezuela, Trinidad and Tobago, has imported much of its supply of marijuana. Much of the ganja bought on the streets are compressed and imported. That has changed somewhat in recent years and it’s about to get a lot better. After missed deadlines and enhanced flubs with the announcement and […]

Immaculate conception: a little-known secret about starting a legal cannabis industry

Immaculate conception: a little-known secret about starting a legal cannabis industry

Pat Goggins: December 23, 2019– www.Leafly.com There’s a strange situation that occurs when a state legalizes adult-use cannabis. Even though a state legalizes the plant, cannabis is still illegal at the federal level, which means it is illegal to get cannabis of any kind, including seeds and clones, outside of that state’s border. So on day […]

Jamaica Passes 50 Ganja Licensees

Jamaica Passes 50 Ganja Licensees

As of November 30th, 2019. 53 The Jamaican Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) has issued 53 licenses for the legal handling of ganja and ganja products in Jamaica. According to Chief Executive Officer of the CLA, Mr. Lincoln Allen, “this fiftieth license is symbolic” highlighting that the CLA is committed to the process of establishing a […]

Rootzfest, Ends the Year On a High Note

Rootzfest, Ends the Year On a High Note

The end of the year is upon us and it’s time once again for Rastafari Rootzfest/ Ganjamaica Cup. The annual event is Jamaica’s premiere Rastafarian celebration of the ganja plant and. The evens runs over three days with music offerings from headliner, Chronix and many  of Jamaica’s current and rising acts. See line up below. […]

Jack Herer Cup at CanEx Jamaica

Jack Herer Cup at CanEx Jamaica

Jack Herer (/ˈhɛrər/; sometimes called the “Emperor of Hemp”, was an American cannabis activist and the author of The Emperor Wears No Clothes, a book—in 2016 in its twelfth edition after having been continuously in print for 31 years—frequently cited in efforts to decriminalize and legalize cannabis and to expand the use of hemp for industrial use. Herer also founded and served as the […]

Jamaican Dispensary Uprising

Jamaican Dispensary Uprising

There has been a distinct culture-shift in Jamaica since the opening of cannabis dispensaries and herb-houses. Jamaica saw the opening of Kaya Herb House, just outside of Ocho Rios, followed by Epican in Kingston and Island Strains in Montego Bay. Each entity had their corner of Jamaica covered and were the first-movers in the space. […]

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 […]

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