jamaica

  1. choccitydgk

    Gorilla Mist Grow

    What's going on 420 fam. I am finally able to start a journal and be able to post good pic. This particular grow is featuring my Gorilla Mist strain. This strain is a cross of Mobay Kush and Gorilla Snacks. Mobay Kush is a female strain that was grown from a seed found in Jamaica. Gorilla Snacks...
  2. Ron Strider

    Jamaica Wants In On The Booming Marijuana Market. But Will Farmers Be Able To Cash In

    Most of the time farmers are proud of their crops and are happy to talk about them. But ask a certain kind of farmer what they grow and they might seem a little evasive. "I farm goats and cows and cabbage in the bush," says Baxter, a middle-aged farmer in Jamaica. Inquire further and he...
  3. Ron Strider

    Jamaica: Banks Will Come Running, Says Marijuana Licensee

    Timeless Herbal Care Jamaica, one of the first three companies that received licenses to operate businesses in the country's burgeoning medical marijuana industry, has weighed in on concerns that are now being raised about the disconnect between banks and the industry. The issue became a hot...
  4. Ron Strider

    Jamaica: Cabinet To Get Cannabis Regulations Soon

    The proposed regulations to govern the medicinal cannabis unit (MCU) that was established at the health ministry are now being finalized and will be submitted to Cabinet shortly. At the same time, the ministry has reported that a total of 80 persons have been trained and certified to...
  5. C

    Canex Jamaica — Business Conference & Expo

    The Caribbean's Premier Cannabis Conference & Expo, as featured in the New York Times, hosts its annual gathering on September 01 at the Montego Bay Convention Center. Join experts from across the globe as they discuss industry developments and engage with local stakeholders regarding...
  6. Ron Strider

    Jamaica: Regulations For Hemp Industry By 2018

    Chairperson of the Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA), Hyacinth Lightbourne, says regulations being developed to guide a legal hemp industry in Jamaica should be in place next year. She made the disclosure during a session on medical marijuana at the Jamaica 55 Diaspora Conference on Tuesday...
  7. Ron Strider

    Jamaica: Ban On Cannabis Infused Edibles Retrograde Step - Ganja Association

    The Ganja Growers and Producers Association of Jamaica said the recent ban on the sampling and sale of all cannabis infused edibles at entertainment events is a retrograde step and not one forthcoming with the emergence of Jamaica's cannabis industry and the development of the human resource...
  8. Ron Strider

    Cannabis Movement Welcomes Branson's Ganja Statement

    The Cannabis Movement here has welcomed support by Sir Richard Branson during a speech in Barbados for the use of small amounts of marijuana to be legalized. Branson is the founder of the Virgin Group, which includes Virgin Atlantic. Barbados Today quoted Branson as saying that the global...
  9. Ron Strider

    Bob Marley, Ganja And The Green Stuff - Is Selling Brand Jamaica Just A Pipe Dream?

    Decades of debt are pushing Jamaica to cash in on its most famous exports, but small farmers fear losing out in the rush to market medicinal marijuana. When Bob Marley and the Wailers first performed Get Up, Stand Up to a restive 1970s Jamaica, never could they have guessed that the government...
  10. K

    Jamaica: Local Cannabis Licensing Process Faster Than In US, Canada

    Kingston, Jamaica – Director of the Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA), Delano Seiveright, on Saturday said that the cannabis licensing process, while challenging, is moving faster than what obtains in jurisdictions across the United States and Canada. Seiveright, who is also a senior advisor...
  11. K

    Meet The Mogul Bringing Great Weed Back To Jamaica

    Born and raised in Jamaica, Balram "Bali" Vaswani remembers the golden age of native ganja, famous for the Lamb's Bread strain beloved by Bob Marley. "That's really when Jamaica was kicking," Vaswani says. "We had great strains in the Seventies." Since then, Jamaican weed has fallen into...
  12. K

    Jamaica: PM Challenges WISYNCO To Use Hemp In Styrofoam Containers

    Kingston, Jamaica - Prime Minister Andrew Holness has challenged manufacturing company WISYNCO, to explore the use of hemp in its styrofoam production to create more biodegradable containers. Holness' recommendation comes on the heels of the Senate passing a resolution that seeks Government...
  13. F

    Hey guys

    The original FrassBaxx here from beautiful Jamaica. I had a profile here a few years ago, when the color of the forum was green. I learnt almost everything about marijuana here. Ganja is more than just a medicine to me. Its the only natural remedy I have for hangovers which convinced me to stop...
  14. K

    Fronto Anyone?

    Hello WeedPeeps. Karl here from the New England side. Has anyone been using the fronto leaf wraps? I have tried them and got a taste quick. Something about the dark tobacco wrap make me feel all island-y in my heart. Anyone? I turned my friends on and they are dig-ing.
  15. K

    Jamaica, Long Opposed To Marijuana, Now Wants To Cash In On It

    Montego Bay, Jamaica - Jamaica has long bemoaned its reputation as the land of ganja. It has enforced draconian drug laws and spent millions on public education to stem its distinction as a pot mecca. But its role as a major supplier of illicit marijuana to the United States and its...
  16. K

    Jamaica: CITIVA Donates Ganja Extract To UWI'S Ganja-Based Epilepsy Research

    The University of the West Indies, (UWI) Mona made history in July 2015 establishing itself as an institution for the research and development of ganja (marijuana/cannabis) and its use in the field of medicine. This was made possible through a partnership with New York-based CITIVA, a medical...
  17. K

    Jamaica: CITIVA Donates Ganja Extract To UWI'S Ganja-Based Epilepsy Research

    The University of the West Indies, (UWI) Mona made history in July 2015 establishing itself as an institution for the research and development of ganja (marijuana/cannabis) and its use in the field of medicine. This was made possible through a partnership with New York-based CITIVA, a medical...
  18. K

    Jamaica Turns To Cannabis In Hopes Of Getting A Tourism High

    Montego Bay, Jamaica, Tuesday September 6, 2016 — Jamaica is trying to cash in on the multi-billion-dollar health and wellness tourism sector that several Caribbean countries are turning to in order to boost visitor numbers, but it won't be traditional medicine it plans to use to reach a high in...
  19. K

    South-Western Jamaica Identified For Cannabis-Infused Health, Wellness Centre

    St James, Jamaica (JIS) — Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says the Government is looking at lands in south-western Jamaica for the establishment of a health and wellness centre to enhance the tourism product. Speaking at the opening of the Caribbean Cannabis Conference at the Montego Bay...
  20. K

    Legal Marijuana Now Available At Jamaica's Airports

    Why Is This Important? Because who wants to waste precious minutes before getting stoned in Jamaica? Long Story Short Jamaica recently legalized possession of small amounts of marijuana, and is now drawing up plans to develop desks and kiosks that would sell up to two ounces of pot to...