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November 20th, 2019
'I am trying to be a better man'- Youth found with 'weed' tells court

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In spite of his pleas to the court for a second chance, 25-year-old Dillon Findlay will now have to pay $5,500 by February 28, 2020 or risk spending 28 days at Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) for cannabis.

October 11th, 2019
Positive Nelson prevented from serving on USVI Cannabis Board

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. THOMAS, USVI - Senators who make up the Committee on Rules and Judiciary on Thursday, October 10, 2019, held in committee, the nomination of Positive Nelson to serve on the Virgin Islands Cannabis Advisory Board.

July 18th, 2019
$15k bail for Horse Path man allegedly found with Cannabis

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A resident of Horse Path has been slapped with $15,000 bail after being charged by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) for alleged Cannabis related offenses.

July 15th, 2019
'There is actually a draft bill on the legalisation of marijuana' – Hon Natalio D. Wheatley

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI- The medicinal value in marijuana cannot be ignored any further, said Virgin Islands’ Agriculture Minister Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) as he told HempFest 2019 that his government is picking up where the previous government left off in the journey to legalising the plant and very soon the community will be consulted to flesh out a National Democratic Party (NDP) drafted bill currently being reviewed.

July 14th, 2019
Hundreds attend HempFest 2019 on JvD

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI- More than 300 persons, including political figures, converged on the 3 square mile island of Jost van Dyke for the second annual staging of HempFest on July 14, 2019.

July 13th, 2019
‘Follow tradition & legalise cannabis in VI’ – Luciano

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the highly anticipated Foxy’s HempFest on Jost van Dyke gets going today Saturday, July 13, 2019, headliner and Jamaican reggae artiste Jepther McClymon aka ‘Luciano’ as promised, is putting the conversation around the legalisation of cannabis on the front burner.

July 10th, 2019
Cannabis can bring health & happiness to VI- ‘Foxy’

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI- Virgin Islands icon, Philliciano O. Callwood MBE aka ‘Foxy’ has called on Government to throw its full support behind HempFest 2019 as he believes the territory can benefit tremendously from the legalisation of cannabis, a conversation that is set to dominate the event at Foxy’s Tamarind Bar on Jost van Dyke on Saturday, July 13, 2019.

July 8th, 2019
Luciano lands Thursday for Foxy’s HempFest 2019

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI – Jamaican reggae artiste Jepther McClymon aka ‘Luciano’ will be arriving in the Virgin Islands (VI) on Thursday, July 18, 2019, via the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island ahead of his scheduled performance for the 2019 edition of Foxy’s HempFest.

June 26th, 2019
Foxy’s HempFest aims to spark more cannabis conversations

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI – With the annual Foxy’s HempFest drawing closer, hundreds will travel to Jost Van Dyke on July 13, 2019, to spend the evening enjoying the sounds of reggae and good food at one of the Virgin Island’s (VI) most iconic beach bars, the Foxy’s Tamarind bar.

August 13th, 2018
Kevon S. Lettsome advocates legalising cannabis in the VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With the legalisation of varying amounts of marijuana gaining traction across the world, with Canada being the latest country to join the list of nations decriminalising the ‘controversial’ plant, at least one young Virgin Islander is openly advocating the Virgin Islands (VI) consider going the same route.

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