Jamaica Passes Act Decriminalizing Small Amounts of Pot

DAVID McFADDEN, Associated Press KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaican lawmakers on Tuesday night passed an act to decriminalize small amounts of pot and establish a licensing agency to regulate a lawful medical marijuana industry on the Caribbean island. After several hours of debate, legislators in Read More


Jamaica Gets Liberal with Weed

by Bert Wilkinson Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News As Caribbean governments prepare to review region-wide legislation allowing for medical marijuana use and a relaxation of laws for possession of infinitesimal amounts, the Obama administration wants the island to know that Read More


Pot Debates Continue Even Where It’s Legal

KRISTEN WYATT, Associated Press DENVER (AP) — Recreational marijuana may be legal in Colorado and Washington, but debates over the drug are far from over. Here’s a look at debates emerging in the states where the drug is already legal without a doctor’s recommendation: MORE Read More