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Consultations on Marijuana to be live-streamed

CARICOM Notice:

CARICOM_logo(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     The Regional Marijuana Commission will discuss  marijuana at a Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday,  June 15, 2016, 7 – 9 p.m.,  at the Methodist Church, Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The   Town Hall meeting, one of several consultations, will be live-streamed on www.itfxsvg.com.

The St. Vincent and the Grenadines national consultations is the first of the region-wide engagements to be undertaken by the Commission which is  headed by Prof. Rose-Marie-Bell Antoine, Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus. Members of the Commission will meet with a cross section of stakeholders including youth, faith based organizations and non-governmental organizations and special interests groups.

In July 2014, the CARICOM Conference of Heads of Government mandated the Secretary General of CARICOM  to established the Marijuana Commission which would, inter alia, “examine the social, economic, health and legal issues surrounding the various aspects of Marijuana use in the Caribbean and its implications, and make recommendations to the Conference”.

Tags: Regional Marijuana Commission, CARICOM, decriminalizing marijuana, marijuana use in the Caribbean, health, Prof. Rose-Marie-Bell Antoine

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CARICOM Notice:

CARICOM_logo(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     The Regional Marijuana Commission will discuss  marijuana at a Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday,  June 15, 2016, 7 – 9 p.m.,  at the Methodist Church, Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The   Town Hall meeting, one of several consultations, will be live-streamed on www.itfxsvg.com.

The St. Vincent and the Grenadines national consultations is the first of the region-wide engagements to be undertaken by the Commission which is  headed by Prof. Rose-Marie-Bell Antoine, Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus. Members of the Commission will meet with a cross section of stakeholders including youth, faith based organizations and non-governmental organizations and special interests groups.

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In July 2014, the CARICOM Conference of Heads of Government mandated the Secretary General of CARICOM  to established the Marijuana Commission which would, inter alia, “examine the social, economic, health and legal issues surrounding the various aspects of Marijuana use in the Caribbean and its implications, and make recommendations to the Conference”.

Tags: Regional Marijuana Commission, CARICOM, decriminalizing marijuana, marijuana use in the Caribbean, health, Prof. Rose-Marie-Bell Antoine