A twist on wine tours for pot lovers – Jamaica ganja tours

A twist on wine tours for pot lovers – Jamaica ganja tours

By David McFadden.  (AP) –  September 10, 2013 – CaribbeanLifeNews.com

jamaica-ganga-toursIn this Aug. 29, 2013 photo, farmer nicknamed Breezy shows his illegal patch of budding marijuana plants during a tour of his land in Jamaica’s central mountain town of Nine Mile. Breezy says Americans, Germans and increasingly Russian tourists have toured his small farm and sampled his crop.  AP Photo/David McFadden

NINE MILE, Jamaica (AP) — Napa and Sonoma have their wine tours, and travelers flock to Scotland to sample the a fine single malt whiskies. But in Jamaica, farmers are offering a different kind of trip for a different type of connoisseur.

Call them ganja tours: smoky, mystical — and technically illegal — journeys to some of the island’s hidden cannabis plantations, where pot tourists can sample such strains as “purple kush” and “pineapple skunk.”    Read more

High time CARICOM discuss legalising marijuana – Gonsalves

PM Ralph Gonsalves

PM Ralph Gonsalves

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves in his letter made a plea for “a reasoned debate” led by CARICOM political and civic leadership in the context of the legislation of marijuana.

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, Tuesday September 10, 2013 – Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves has written to the chair of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) grouping calling for a discussion on the medicinal and other uses of marijuana.     Read more

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