SVG is poised to Become Leading Producer of Medical Marijuana

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KINGSTOWN, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Tuesday November 13, 2018 – St Vincent and the Grenadines says it’s is on the brink of becoming a globally leading producer of organically certified medicinal cannabis, rivalling any other producer in the entire Western Hemisphere.

It says the expected passing of legislation this month, ensuring tightly regulated guidelines, positions the nation as a powerful Caribbean hub for global medicinal cannabis innovation.

MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE, INDUSTRY, FISHERIES, FORESTRY, LABOUR AND RURAL TRANSFORMATION SABOTO CAESAR

Minister of Agriculture, Industry, Fisheries, Forestry, Labour and Rural Transformation Saboto Caesar said the industry had the potential to positively transform rural livelihoods and communities while changing the lives of patients who suffer from medical conditions that are unresponsive to other treatments.

“The production of cannabis for medicinal purposes provides an excellent opportunity for Small Island States to further diversify possibilities for farmers to secure sustainable livelihoods,” he said.

Minister Caesar said the Government would have more to say with the passing of the legislation, but was now putting the world’s investors on notice of the top 30 benefits for investing in the country.

ead more: Caribbean 360.com

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