Tag: Dangerous Drugs Act

All You Need To Know About Jamaica’s Drug Treatment Courts

What is a drug treatment court? The drug treatment court is not quite like other courts in Jamaica. It’s primary purpose is to help with the reduction of drug abuse in the island. A drug treatment court is designed with

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 9, 2015

Jamaica To Import Ganja – Bureau Of Standards Wants Marijuana Seeds To Help Guide Regulatory Framework. Bureau of Standards Jamaica (BSJ) has sought permission from the Government to import some 100 ganja seeds for a pilot project that is expected to

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 18, 2015

Audley Shaw Wants Government To Find Work Overseas For Jamaicans. The Jamaican Government is being urged to consider developing a regime to facilitate the export of labour… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com 12-Year-Old Pregnant Girl In State Custody… Man Believed To Have

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Has Ganja Been Given The Green Light?

The month of September ended on a high note for Jamaicans who desire to see a change in the regime governing ganja on the island. On Tuesday, September 30, Justice Minister Mark Golding announced a number of changes to the Dangerous Drugs

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 1, 2014

Jamaica On High Alert As Ebola Reaches The US. Jamaica is now on high alert following reports that the deadly Ebola virus has reached the Western world. The Ministry of Health is stepping up its response, monitoring travel, and is affirming

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 13, 2014

Ganja Green Light – Gov’t Moves To Change Laws To Allow Limited Use Of Marijuana. As Jamaica seeks to follow several countries and a number of American states that have legalised the possession of small amounts of ganja, the country’s justice

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