Speaking to the media on Monday from the Pegasus Hotel in Kingston, Jamaica, Caricom Secretary General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque said the heads will consider the recommendations made by the Regional Commission on Marijuana.
take a look at what Caribbean islands are doing in that regard. Is it safe to smoke in the Caribbean? Which islands have made marijuana legal and can you smoke just for medicinal use or recreation? In this list, we look at the islands taking a progressive stance on marijuana.
“The medical and scientific evidence is clear that marijuana has substantial value,” commission Chair Rose-Marie Belle Antoine said. “Thousands of people are being imprisoned especially the most vulnerable and most marginalised in the region.”
If we legalised drugs globally, countries with agricultural economies or the potential for them, like Colombia, Venezuela, Peru, Afghanistan, Thailand, Jamaica, Trinidad, Nepal, Morocco et al, could produce and export drugs, transform their societies and alter the world’s economic imbalances.
In St Vincent (and the Grenadines) they talking about it, CARICOM (Caribbean Community) has taken a decision to begin to talk about it. Why are we not talking about it more in Dominica?
CARICOM Heads of Governments’ mandate to investigate the issue of marijuana use in the Community has resulted in national consultations in nine countries of the Community, over the past two years.
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