St Kitts gov't considering committee to examine use of marijuana

The St Kitts/Nevis government says it is considering appointing a broad-based to examine the issues involved in the use of marijuana.

Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris says his administration is ready for open dialogue with the relevant stakeholders on the issue of the decriminalization of marijuana, which he said was a matter of national interest.

“We have a submission going to the Cabinet hopefully next week where we are attempting to set up that broad based committee that would look at all of the issues involved in the use of marijuana and all other matters in relation to it,” Harris said on a radio programme in St Kitts.

He told listeners that there will be representation from the Rastafarian community, from health, from law enforcement, the schools “and other relevant parties of course will have input as the commission, if you will, goes about doing its work and hearing from...

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