Category Archives: Caribbean

Trinidad and Tobago’s House of Representatives Votes to Decriminalize Marijuana

The Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago is making history with the advancement of two new marijuana related bills. Most notably, the country’s House of Representatives just approved a bill that would decriminalize the possession of cannabis. Taking things a step further, the nation is also considering a second bill. This one could set up […]

Barbados Parliament to Consider Medicinal Cannabis Bill

Barbados this week will become the latest country to actively pursue a medical marijuana program. Dale Marshall, the country’s attorney general, said that a bill will be introduced to the Barbadian parliament on Tuesday. The legislation is expected to be debated later this month. “We have committed to medicinal cannabis because, as a fella said: […]

St. Kitts and Nevis to Introduce Legislation Decriminalizing Marijuana

The government of St. Kitts and Nevis has introduced legislation to decriminalize marijuana, tying the move to the dual-island nation’s history of slavery. In his Emancipation Day message, Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris said last week that his administration had introduced legislation to amend the Drugs (Prevention & Abatement of the Misuse and Abuse of […]