Trinidad: Government ‘not ready’ for ganja consultation

The Caribbean Collective for Justice (CCJ) said it has been informed by the head of the Caricom Marijuana Commission Professor Rose Marie Belle Antoine, that Trinidad and Tobago was to be the first country where the Commission would host its first national consultation, but Government said it was “not ready.” 

In response to an email query by the CCJ’s head, Nazma Muller about the date of the T&T consultation, Antoine replied: “I wanted to start here but apparently TnT government was not ‘ready’ so don’t know.” 

The Regional Commission on Marijuana, which was appointed by the heads of government to examine marijuana legalisation throughout the 15-member regional bloc, instead undertook its first national consultation last Wednesday in St Vincent, led by Antoine, who is the Dean of the Faculty of Law at the St Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies.

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