Jamaican Farmers Encouraged to make use of Ganja Opportunities

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Small ganja farmers across the island are being encouraged to make use of the opportunities that will be available in the medicinal ganja industry.

Speaking in Douglas Castle, St Ann, on March 18, Science, Technology, Energy and Mining Minister, Phillip Paulwell, said the “small man” must ensure that he becomes a major player in the new industry.

The minister said efforts will be made to ensure that the small ganja farmers who have been in the system a long time are not squeezed out by persons with wealth.

“There are some people who are concerned that with us allowing ganja to be used for medicinal purposes, it’s only the big man who is going to be involved in this thing, and it is only the big people who will be a part of this. That cannot be so, because under the illegal regime, it was the small...

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