On Thursday May 12, the Minister of Finance, Audley Shaw, shared in his budget speech that Jamaica will be moving with a sense of urgency to develop an international standard medical marijuana industry. Explaining the importance of Dane County, Minister Shaw pointed out in his extremely informative and important presentation that the development plays as integral part in the government’s policy for real sustainable economic development and for small business development particularly in the creation of value added products.
H also touched on the potential for research and scientific development in Jamaica, where he said a world rated center of excellence would be created and headlined by Jamaican Universities and science institutions. As he shared that Jamaica was indeed one of the first countries in the world to produce internationally acclaimed medicinal ganja products as Asthmasol and Canasol for needy patients, the minister urged Jamaicans to discontinue squandering opportunities for its development and instead seek out the dynamic nature of the Medical marijuana industry. He shared real examples of how hemp and cannabidiol will form an important part of Jamaica’s Vision for this new industry.
As farmers, investors and advocates look to move with a sense of renewed purpose, vision and seriousness to initiate a viable medicinal ganja industry in Jamaica that will after all attract growth and production in the economy they took a look at iwumeiti.com and the Minister of Finance’s wide ranging speech. In just a few weeks, the government will begin to process applications for license to officially start the potentially prosperous process.