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November 2019
 
  • Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn (left) examines a door made from bamboo, while on a tour of the bamboo facility at the Factori… https://t.co/xqcTX4ESoG Posted: 1 week 1 day ago
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22 November 2019

Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw (right), participates in the ground-breaking of Virtudes Hemp Farm along with Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Virtudes Company Limited, Jamiel Jamieson (centre) and Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder, Farrah Zaragan in Lennox Bigwoods, Westmoreland, on November 21.

Protocols being developed to prevent cross-pollination in local ganja industry

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 22 Nov 2019    communications   
Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw says protocols are being developed to prevent cross- pollination of medicinal hemp sites and formal cannabis cultivation sites in order to safeguard the local marijuana industry. A four to 10miles buffer methodology is being proposed similarly to that which is used across the United States and in other jurisdictions. “Industrial hemp will not be considered because of the high risk it poses to our indigenous ganja industry. Feminised medicinal hemp is what we have approved...only female plants will be used both for ganja...


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The Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce is described as Jamaica's "Business Ministry." It's mandate is to lead the development of policies that will create growth and jobs, while achieving social inclusion and consumer protection. The Ministry, working its stakeholders is primarily responsible for business policy development, monitoring and evaluation, while giving direction and oversight to a cluster of implementing departments and agencies.

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  • Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn (left) examines a door made from bamboo, while on a tour of the bamboo facility at the Factori… https://t.co/xqcTX4ESoG Posted: 1 week 1 day ago
  • Research & training critical in expanding & developing Bamboo industry- Min Dunn: More..https://t.co/I4H3Utko2Ihttps://t.co/sdoY0idpqv Posted: 1 week 1 day ago
  • These doors made from bamboo by Superchard & Sons Furnishing Company Ltd., located at the Factories Corporation of… https://t.co/KbHMsloaQG Posted: 1 week 2 days ago

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