Gutless governments

Advocates say politicians have refused to capitalise on ganja because of int'l pressure
The Gleaner (Jamaica)
Sunday, September 1, 2013

cannabis-cultivation-jamaica2Successive administrations are being accused of spinelessness in the pursuit of any venture aimed at legitimately utilising marijuana products in health and tourism to catapult Jamaica's limping economy forward. More than a decade ago, several far-reaching recommendations for the decriminalisation of the use of regulated quantities of the drug were presented by the National Commission on Ganja. Although the recommendations received the approval of the parliamentary committee, successive governments have failed to act on them.