Barbadians getting medicinal ganja relief • Caribbean Life

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An assurance by the new Barbados government of an intention to exploit marijuana for its medicinal benefits — and make resulting products legal — must be welcome news to many on the island, especially pain-ridden persons in the disabled community.

Minister of Agriculture and Food Security Indar Weir recently spoke in parliament of embracing the plant in the economic and health interest of Barbadians.

“We have no time to waste making sure that we can get medical marijuana growing,” he said, adding, “we have an abundance of opportunities when it comes to unlocking and giving people the chance to grow medical marijuana, simply because of the value chain that follows. “I must share with you my government’s intention…

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