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CARIBBEAN: Can Medical Cannabis Save The Barbados Economy? – commentary

By  newsamericas – February 16, 2021

CANNABIS

By Felicia J. Persaud & Danielle Corbin

News AmericasNEW YORK, NY, Feb. 16, 2021: Over a year after the passage of Barbados’ Medicinal Cannabis Industry Act, the Caribbean island nation officially opened for business last month, January 2021.

The launch of the sector, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, comes at a time when the local Barbados economy, and wider regional Caribbean economy – long dependent on tourism for its ‘bread and butter’ – are being hammered, and facing an economic crisis of major proportion.              Continue reading

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