When the history of St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) is recorded, it will reveal that the work of the Medicinal Cannabis Authority (MCA) and the Government in establishing a modern medicinal industry is one of the most transformative things pertaining to development that has ever been pursued by SVG as a nation and as a people. This is according to Minister of Agriculture Saboto Caesar, who made the comments on September 14, at the headquarters of the MCA, as he delivered
The cannabis cultivation and amnesty commencement and termination act of notice is now in effect.
This follows the approval of the SVG cabinet on Friday, February 28th.
The revelation was made by the Hon. Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves while speaking on 'We FM'
The act came into effect on March 1, 2020; providing comprehensive benefits to Vincentian traditional cannabis cultivators. Via http://www.999wefm.com/cannabis-cultivation-amnesty-act-came-into-effect-march-1-2020/
Traditional cultivators of Cannabis in St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) have been given the green light to open bank accounts at the Bank of St Vincent and the Grenadines. Last Tuesday, at a training seminar for traditional cannabis cultivators, Samantha Phillips, the Chief Licensing Officer at the Medicinal Cannabis Authority (MCA), outlined to licensed cultivators, the procedures for establishing the accounts for themselves and their workers. In his address, Chief Execut
More than 100 local traditional cannabis cultivators are set to benefit from training in best practices cultivation next week in St Vincent and the Grenadines. This comes as the Medicinal Cannabis Authority (MCA) continues to ensure that this group of investors stay ahead of the game and are better placed to benefit from the licit production of medicinal cannabis in the country. The training comes on the heels of similar activities for the local medical fraternity and staff.
St. Vincent and the Grenadines has positioned itself on the world stage in the 21st Century in the areas of international affairs, regional and local development. The construction of the Argyle International Airport, the current widespread development in tourism, fisheries expansion, biodiversity conservation, and green energy / geothermal exploration places this geographically small island in the “Rising Star” category globally. Today, the children of the almost two decades
YIELD GROWTH SUBSIDIARY FLOURISH MUSHROOM LABS ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT TO ESTABLISH LABORATORY TO GROW AND RESEARCH PSILOCYBIN MUSHROOMS January 7, 2020 – Vancouver, BC: The Yield Growth Corp. (CSE:BOSS) (OTCQB:BOSQF) (FE:YG3) announces its subsidiary Flourish Mushroom Labs Inc. entered into a binding letter of intent on January 4, 2020 with Acres Agricultural Canada Corp. (“Acres”) to jointly form a company in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Acres Flourish Labs (SVG) Ltd. (“AF
Close to 100 local medical professionals are now closer to receiving the green light which will allow them to prescribe or dispense medicinal cannabis in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. This development follows a series of training sessions which were conducted by the Medicinal Cannabis Authority (MCA). Participants, including medical doctors, veterinarians, dentists, pharmacists as well as technicians from each speciality, received training in the safe and effective use of m
Ample Organics Inc. and the Medicinal Cannabis Authority ("MCA") in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, together, are proud to announce their partnership to strengthen the medicinal cannabis industry in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines by activating AmpleCentral™ — the world's first national Cannabis Tracking System built for regulators. Full Story: https://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/the-medicinal-cannabis-authority-of-st-vincent-and-the-grenadines-selects-ample-organics-for
The Government of St Vincent and the Grenadines (GOSVG) has taken steps to significantly speed up the development of its cannabis industry, having first established the Medicinal Cannabis Authority (MCA) in 2019*. Not only have they already issued licenses, but they have also included traditional cannabis farmers by issuing licenses to them and have now brought in Dr André Gordon, CEO of TSL Technical Services Limited (TTSL) to train the farmers while he helps to develop the
St Vincent and the Grenadines Minister of Agriculture, Saboto Caesar is calling for Caricom and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) to take a collective approach to the development of standards governing the negotiation of cannabis trade agreements for their member states.
In making the call at the CanEx Business Conference and Expo in Montego Bay on Thursday, Caesar said small Caribbean states should no longer be competing against each other.
“So many of
A Wednesday August 14 release from the Medicinal Cannabis Authority (MCA) said persons who have already obtained approval from the MCA, or have applied and are awaiting approval to cultivate medicinal cannabis are asked to note that fruit trees present on any land must remain. via https://searchlight.vc/searchlight/news/2019/08/20/cannabis-farmers-asked-not-to-cut-down-fruit-trees/ News Blog | ACRES.VC #svg #stvincentandthegrenadines #medical #medicinal #cannabis #jobs #inve
Although possession of cannabis is still illegal, having two ounces or less is now just a ticketable offence and individuals so caught; though not liable to being arrested or detained, may be liable to a fine of up to $500. https://searchlight.vc/searchlight/front-page/2019/08/02/no-arrest-for-two-ounces-or-less-of-cannabis/ News Blog | ACRES.VC #svg #stvincentandthegrenadines #medical #medicinal #cannabis #jobs #investsvg #news #searchlightvc
The Cabinet, on Wednesday, approved a number of cannabis cultivation licences recommended by the Medical Cannabis Authority, Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves https://www.iwnsvg.com/2019/07/11/svg-approves-first-ganja-licences/ #svg #stvincentandthegrenadines #medical #medicinal #cannabis #jobs #news
Acres Agri, a Vincentian-based company, is continuing its preparation towards the full realization of the establishment of the medicinal cannabis industry in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Last week, Acres Agri brought in three special scientists, who visited various farmlands, took soil and water samples, and held discussions with many farmers on numerous issues pertinent to the medicinal cannabis industry.
President of the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Cannabis Revival Committee, Junior "Spirit " Cottle, has described local cannabis in SVG as a "unique medley of tropical strains". Spirit today was interviewed by technicians of an interview panel comprising of members from the Ministry of Agriculture, Finance, Bureau of Standards, Narcotic Unit and Invest SVG. The objective of the interview was for the SVG Cannabis Revival Committee ("CRC") to express an interest in formal scie
Following reports about the World Health Organization (WHO) recommending a rescheduling of cannabis and several of its key components under international drug treaties, the European Parliament voted on Wednesday on a resolution that would help advance medical cannabis in the countries that form the European Union. https://www.forbes.com/sites/javierhasse/2019/02/13/european-parliament-passes-cannabis-resolution-joins-who-in-supporting-medical-marijuana/ #svg #stvincentandtheg
The WHO is on the verge of removing marijuana from the world's list of dangerous narcotics while recognizing its vast therapeutic potential. https://www.greenentrepreneur.com/article/327520 #svg #stvincentandthegrenadines #medical #medicinal #cannabis #jobs #news
The Ministry of Agriculture in St. Vincent and the Grenadines today launched a Cannabis, Research and Development Unit, and platform to conduct scientific research in cannabis. https://www.facebook.com/notes/medicinal-cannabis-svg/svg-launch-cannabis-research-and-development-platform/651085418654432/
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The former member of parliament for North Leeward Dr Jerrol Thompson will head the SVGMedical Cannabis Authority. https://news784.com/local-news/dr-jerrol-thompson-to-head-svg-medical-cannabis-authority/ #svg #stvincentandthegrenadines #medical #medicinal #cannabis #jobs #news