Cannabis: Antigua PM issues apology to Rastafari community

Cannabis: Antigua PM issues apology to Rastafari community

420- International Day of Cannabis

Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne says the prohibition of cannabis less than 100 years ago, was prompted not by altruistic motives or concern for the health or well-being of users, but to serve “the racist, political and economic interests’ of the then global powers.

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https://caribbeannewsservice.com/now/st-lucia-antigua-pm-issues-apology-to-rastafari-community/

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  • Ian Wishart  On April 19, 2018 at 5:53 am

    It certainly was racist – it affected a lot more white people (in the UK) than black (in the Caribbean)!

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