Will Colombia’s overhaul of cannabis industry rules resuscitate the promising sector?

By Matt Lamers Colombian President Ivan Duque signed a decree into law that will expand revenue opportunities for domestic cannabis businesses inside and outside the country, a move some industry sources say could resuscitate a sector that has not yet come close to meeting expectations. Duque’s decree lifts the prohibition on the export of dried medical marijuana and potentially … Read more

Barbados Makes Moves to Get Youth Involved In Medical Cannabis Industry

Coming out of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed yesterday between The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus and the Barbados Medicinal Cannabis Licensing Authority (BMCLA), is to be an internship programme for students to get hands-on experience in the medicinal cannabis industry. Speaking yesterday morning moments before signing the MOU in the … Read more

Experts: Legal cannabis can spur Caribbean economies

JENSEN LA VENDE ENTREPRENEURS eager to enter the marijuana business are calling on the Government to bring legislation which will allow them to do so without fear of being arrested. The Cannabis Control Bill, aimed at legitimising marijuana retail businesses in Trinidad and Tobago, has been a topic of discussion since the amendment to the … Read more

Barbados To Accept Cannabis License Applications From January

 By Kareem Smith Despite some setbacks attributed to the COVID-19 pandemic, government is moving full steam ahead with the development of a medicinal cannabis industry here, adamant that it has not missed the proverbial boat. Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Medicinal Cannabis Licensing Authority (BMCLA) Dr Shantal Munro-Knight says interest in the lucrative industry remains … Read more

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