A new, small group of ganja farmers in western Jamaica have big ambitions — to become the domestic hub for a lucrative medical marijuana industry in the Caribbean nation.
Jamaica will decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana, the government announced today. It will also allow possession for some medical and scientific purposes. And it will allow possession for religious purposes.
Top government officials will review recommendations to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal and religious use in Jamaica, which is the Caribbean's largest pot exporter to the U.S.
On February 2, 2010, in commemoration of Bob Marley’s 65th birthday, Tuff Gong will issue a new digital-only collection, In Dub Vol. 1, exclusively on iTunes.
CANNABIS CULTURE - It had been too long since my last visit to Jamaica – 16 months to be exact – and it was time to head south once again to check out the fine weather, sandy beaches, and warm smiles of the Jamaican people.
As if the global economic downturn wasn’t enough, some countries are finding their tourism industries battered by negative portrayals that paint them as being contaminated, unsavory or just plain dangerous.