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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.

January 23rd, 2018
Cruise ship passengers asking for marijuana- Bishop John I. Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “There is a social aspect of the marijuana. When people get off the ship they are asking for marijuana. They want to smoke. Marijuana is no more dangerous than alcohol. As a matter of fact, alcohol is much more dangerous than smoking a joint,” declared outspoken former Chairman of the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) Board and lead pastor of the New Life Baptist Church (NLBC) in Duff’s Bottom, Bishop John I. Cline.

November 10th, 2016
Sir Richard C.N. Branson applauds progress in legalising weed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The famous billionaire and Virgin Islands Belonger, Sir Richard C.N. Branson is confident that there is a ‘bright spark’ in efforts to end what he terms ‘the failed war on drugs’. In this instance he is referring to the legalising of marijuana.

March 19th, 2015
‘Studies needed on medical marijuana’ – VIP Top Brass

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) said his party has not sat to discuss the ramifications of decriminalising the use of marijuana for medical purposes but acknowledged that such a topic requires careful study.

November 10th, 2014
Bermuda gov’t plans to legalise medical marijuana

JAMAICA OBSERVER

HAMILTON, Bermuda, (CMC) — The Bermuda Government has unveiled plans to legalise marijuana for medical use, while also giving police more discretion to caution first-time offenders who might otherwise be charged with marijuana possession.

November 5th, 2014
‘We are not ready for medical marijuana!’ – Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith has set the record straight to those hoping that the Territory would allow the cultivation and use of medical marijuana, saying, ‘not so fast’.

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