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Jamaica Makes First Shipment Of Medical Marijuana To Canada

Posted in: Regional News by volderine | 01 October 2018 | 925


    (Jamaica Gleaner) Jamaica has made its first shipment of medical marijuana extract oil to Canada.

    The shipment marks the first step in positioning Jamaica as the medical marijuana hub for the world.

    In making the announcement, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Audley Shaw, “Jamaica is uniquely positioned to be a global player and we are committed to providing the leadership and resources required for opening the international markets including Canada and Europe for our licensed and regulated Jamaican companies.”

    The shipment was authorised through an import permit issued by the Government of Canada through Health Canada for Jamaica and an export permit issued by the Ministry of Health in Jamaica.

    Read more at: Jamaica Gleaner