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December 2019
 
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12 December 2019

Robert Weinstein (left), Co-Founder & President, Organic Growth Holdings, Inc discusses cultivation of hemp with the Hon Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Diane Edwards, President, JAMPRO, at the official ground-breaking ceremony for the OGH Grow Jamaica Craft Medicinal Hemp Farm at Long Pond Estate in Trelawny on December 11, 2019. The 365-acre farm provides employment for several former sugar cane workers in the surrounding communities and will produce CBD oil for both the local and international markets.

Jamaica’s hemp to produce best CBD oil - Shaw

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 12 Dec 2019    communications   
Jamaica’s hemp industry will produce the best CBD oil, declared the Hon Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, at the official ground-breaking ceremony for 365-acre Organic Grow Jamaica Craft Medicinal Hemp Farm at Long Pond Estate in Trelawny on December 11, 2019. While noting the huge market for CBD oil, Minister Shaw said “we want to tap into this market and to reduce our reliance on imports”, pointing out that there are major companies in Jamaica producing a variety of products from imported CBD oil. Internationally, the prospects for growth of the hemp...


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Minister Audley Shaw participates in ground-breaking ceremony for the OGH Grow Jamaica Craft Medicinal Hemp Farm at Long Pond Estate

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 12 Dec 2019    communications   
From left, Mitchel Yeckes, Managing Director, Organic Growth Holdings Grow Jamaica, Robert Weinstein, Co-Founder & President, Organic Growth Holdings, Inc (OGH), Hon Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Shawn Rogers, Vice-President, OGH Grow Jamaica officially break ground for the OGH Grow Jamaica Craft Medicinal Hemp Farm at Long Pond Estate in Trelawny on December 11, 2019.


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President Robert Weinstein greets Hon. Audley Shaw at the official ground-breaking ceremony for the OGH Grow Jamaica Craft Medicinal Hemp Farm

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 12 Dec 2019    communications   
Robert Weinstein (centre), Co-Founder & President, Organic Growth Holdings, Inc, greets the Hon. Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, at the official ground-breaking ceremony for the OGH Grow Jamaica Craft Medicinal Hemp Farm at Long Pond Estate in Trelawny on December 11, 2019. At right is Director of the Cannabis Licensing Authority, Delano Seiveright. The 365-acre farm provides employment for several former sugar cane workers from the surrounding communities and will produce CBD oil for both the local and international markets.


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Hon. Audley Shaw participates in flag-raising exercise at the official ground-breaking ceremony for the OGH Grow Jamaica Craft Medicinal Hemp Farm

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 12 Dec 2019    communications   
Hon Audley Shaw (2nd right), Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Robert Weinstein, Co-Founder & President, Organic Growth Holdings, Inc., participate in flag-raising exercise at the official ground-breaking ceremony for the OGH Grow Jamaica Craft Medicinal Hemp Farm assisted by Devon Lawrence (left) at the Long Pond Estate in Trelawny on December 11, 2019. Looking on is Shawn Rogers, Vice-President, OGH Grow Jamaica. The 365-acre farm provides employment for several former sugar cane workers in the surrounding communities and will produce CBD oil for both the...


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The Ministry

Welcome to the official website of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries.

The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF) has been charged with the responsibility of driving the integration of the production of primary agricultural produce along all the stages of the supply chain through to value added and facilitating full commercialization of outputs of the agriculture, manufacturing, and service sectors.

We have, therefore, placed much energy and enthusiasm into the development of this website to provide timely information on the Ministry, our agencies and programmes.

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  • Gov’t Committed To Driving Growth Of Social Enterprises: Click link for more info: https://t.co/SRqXzKrnT2https://t.co/CgZyCr8qMM Posted: 2 days 1 hour ago
  • MICAF is inviting suitably qualified persons to fill the post of Research Officer (SOG/ST 6) – vacant in the Depart… https://t.co/rxV9K5xYJm Posted: 3 days 22 hours ago
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Telephone: (876) 968-7116 
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