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PM Gaston Browne of Antigua: CARICOM members Should Decriminalize Marijuana

PM Gaston Browne of Antigua: CARICOM members Should Decriminalize Marijuana

BY BERT WILKINSON – Caribbean Life News – NY

PM Gaston Brownw of Antigua

Just as the CARICOM regional commission on marijuana is in the Bahamas for public consultations this week, an influential Caribbean head of government is calling on governments to take cognizance of the global push to allow for possession of small amounts for personal use rather than fill jail houses with innocent youths across the region.

Gaston Browne of Antigua, likely to call general elections within a matter of weeks, came out swinging this week, suggesting that the time has come for Caricom governments to legalize and decriminalize small amounts for personal use. Continue reading

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