Jamaica authorizes its first legal transshipment of cannabis through the country

The green light for the consignment of cannabis through Jamaica from St Vincent and the Grenadines to Germany was given by the Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA).

The CLA says this saw Jamaica serving as a point for transferring cannabis from one vessel to another to facilitate the journey to its final destination.

The authority says the move sets the stage for Jamaica to become a hub for the transshipment of cannabis for medical purposes.

Interim chief executive officer at the CLA, Daenia Ashpole, says that in advance of the promulgation of regulations for import, export, transit, and transshipment of cannabis, the CLA has put in place interim measures that facilitate the legal transborder trade of cannabis. 

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