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July 2nd, 2020
Persons imprisoned for marijuana could be freed, records expunged- Hon Malone

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Deputy Premier and Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) says with the passing of the VI 'Medicinal Cannabis Licensing Act, 2020', those who have been previously charged with marijuana possession and other related crimes could be freed once they can prove it was for medicinal use.

June 24th, 2020
‘We want to have a very responsible cannabis industry’ – Dr Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) said in an attempt to have a responsible cannabis industry in the Virgin Islands, a Cannabis Licensing Authority will be created to guide the sector.

January 24th, 2020
Premier Fahie blasts 'malicious' news article on medical marijuana industry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has called out what he called, 'malicious, unprofessional and fabricated,' an article on the Virgin Islands (VI) medical marijuana industry published by a local media house.

January 24th, 2020
‘I too would like details about medical marijuana’ – Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Senior Opposition Legislator, Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) said despite being a member of the House of Assembly (HoA), he too is seeking information on Government’s proposed medicinal marijuana industry.

December 26th, 2019
‘We are not going to make people high’ on marijuana- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has dispelled the notion that tapping into the medical marijuana industry would negatively affect the Territory’s vulnerable residents.

December 20th, 2019
40 farmers to be trained to grow marijuana - SFC Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) prepares to enter the medical marijuana business, the plan is to train some 40 farmers to cultivate a special strand of the plant on 40 acres of land earmarked in Paraquita Bay.

November 14th, 2019
Green economy, medical marijuana & gambling regulations top 'Throne Speech'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The local cultivation and sale of medical marijuana, in addition to legislative agenda for the development of the Virgin Islands (VI) in a green economy, were highlights of today's November 14, 2019, "Speech from the Throne,' delivered by His Excellency, Mr Augustus J. U. Jaspert when the First Sitting of the Second Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) convened at its chambers in Road Town, Tortola.

July 20th, 2019
Positive T. Nelson hosting first USVI Medical Marijuana Conference

VI CONSORTIUM

ST THOMAS, USVI – USVI’s Mr Positive T. Nelson, the former senator and current Department of Agriculture commissioner has partnered with a number of agencies to host what is being called the first comprehensive medical marijuana conference, named “CannaVal.

January 20th, 2019
USVI Gov Bryan signs Medicinal Marijuana Bill

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI - After returning to the territory from meetings with cruise industry executives, United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Governor Albert Bryan Jr has signed into law, a bill that legalizing medicinal marijuana industry in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

November 5th, 2018
Cure for cancer may be in Marijuana – Deputy Premier Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Which will it be? The medicinal proprieties in cannabis or the western style type of medicine? Those were two opinions shared with cancer survivors, on Saturday, November 3, 2018, at the Dinner Gala for the 20th Anniversary of the British Virgin Islands Cancer Society.

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