6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 20, 2016

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  1. Ganja ATMs! – Port Kiosks To Issue Tourists With Medical Cards To Buy Weed. If the Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) has its way, Jamaica’s air- and seaports will have kiosks or dedicated desks where visitors can pick up a licence to sample some of the ‘good herb’ to enhance their island experience…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Mobay High Tops CAPE Rankings. Montego Bay High School for Girls (MBHS) in St James topped the latest rankings of the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) put out by think tank Educate Jamaica…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Bring In The Soldiers Now – Negril Hoteliers. Coming on the heels of the recent murder of a Canadian tourist in Negril, hoteliers in the resort town are calling for the deployment of members of the Jamaica Defence Force on the streets to uproot the criminals who have been taking up residence there…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Ellis Rebounds In 200m. AFTER A major disappointment on Saturday’s opening day of the Supreme Ventures Limited Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) National Junior Championships where he was…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. JCDC Outlines August Plans. The 2016 Emancipendence season (from Emancipation Day, August 1, to Independence Day, August 6) promises to be full of revelry. Jamaicans will celebrate their country’s 54th anniversary of Independence from the United Kingdom and the 182nd anniversary of the abolition of slavery. In addition…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. KOTE 2016 Opens At Redbones. There was artwork in myriad spaces, a succession of bands on stage, and the buzz of people everywhere on Friday night as the 2016 Kingston on the Edge (KOTE) urban arts festival opened at Redbones Blues Cafe, New Kingston…Read more at Jamaica-Glenaer.com