ST GEORGE?S, Grenada, CMC – Caribbean governments are being urged to allow for the cultivation and exportation of marijuana for medical purposes despite it being an illegal drug in all Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries.
?People are always talking about the young men on the streets and blocks who are selling marijuana, but what we need to do is to get them involved in agriculture by encouraging them to plant marijuana for the pharmaceutical market,? said Amsale Maryam of the Association of Developmental Agencies in Jamaica.
She was contributing to the discussion on ?Rural Livelihood? as part of the Caribbean Regional Civil Society Consultation, which is being used to prepare the People?s Forum communiqu