Saint Vincent and the Grenadines has exported a cargo of 110 pounds (49.8 kilos) of medical cannabis after receiving a license for export to Germany, according to official announcements and a local official familiar with the matter. Saint Vincent, a Caribbean nation with a population of just over 110,000 people, has for years developed its local cannabis industry. In 2018, Saint Vincent created … [Read more...]
Cannabis and COVID-19: Is there a link?
As the number of COVID-19 cases increases, Jamaica faces an evergreen challenge of providing the best care possible to patients – all the while as it takes a toll on the country’s overburdened healthcare system. Meanwhile, one producer of medicinal hemp, Virtudes, believes the plant could help stem the tide of long recovery periods and severe symptoms for patients. Dr Heinz-Peter Becker, a … [Read more...]
Jamaica’s first resort-based medicinal cannabis dispensary opens in Negril
[Reprinted: Jamaica Observer, 8-28-2020] The first resort-based medicinal cannabis dispensary in Jamaica, HedoWeedo, has opened in Negril with high-end cannabis making its way to the island's west coast. HedoWeedo, which is independently owned and operated, is located within the Hedonism II resort, but not part of the all-inclusive experience. Hedonism II, a pioneer in Jamaica's hospitality … [Read more...]