Cabinet to consider changes to ganja laws

The Cabinet should be asked to consider changes to the laws governing the use of ganja before year end
The Gleaner (Jamaica)
Monday, October 7, 2013

mark-goldingJustice Minister Mark Golding says international events and changes in the United States - the chief opponent of Jamaica's decriminalisation efforts over the years - make this the right time for lawmakers to consider changes. He said the recommendations which Cabinet will be asked to consider are standing on the shoulders of the recommendations of the National Commission on Ganja, chaired by the late Professor Barry Chevannes more than a decade ago.