Experts: Legal cannabis can spur Caribbean economies

Anti-monopoly clauses and social equity clauses in Trinidad & Tobago's bill but they were removed.
Newsday (Trinidad & Tobago)
Sunday, January 10, 2021

trinidad cannabis legalizeEntrepreneurs eager to enter the marijuana business are calling on the Government of Trinidad & Tobago to bring legislation which will allow them to do so without fear of being arrested. The Cannabis Control Bill, aimed at legitimising marijuana retail businesses in Trinidad and Tobago, has been a topic of discussion since the amendment to the Dangerous Drugs Act in December 2019. The amendments allowed for the possession of up to 30 grammes of marijuana and growing four female plants for every adult in a home. The bill was sent to a joint select committee (JSC) led by Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi in 2019, which was initially due to report to Parliament in February last year, but there have been some setbacks.