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Medicial marijuana event to be landmark for nation

THE Medical Association of The Bahamas is hosting the country’s first medical marijuana symposium on Wednesday.In July, MAB president Dr Marcus Cooper told The Tribune there had not been widespread consultation with its membership on the subject of m

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'Liberalise cannabis now - and lead rest of world'

LEADING Jamaican scientist Dr Henry Lowe is urging Bahamian officials - and those in the Caribbean - to liberalise cannabis for medical and scientific use to cement the region’s stake in the industry.Dr Lowe projected cannabis-based products will be

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Cabinet Approval for committee to discuss medical cannabis

CABINET has approved the establishment of a committee responsible for public education toward possibly legalising cannabis for medical purposes, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis confirmed yesterday.However Dr Minnis said the make-up of this committee

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Four months to answer marijuana questions

CABINET will discuss the committee to be given responsibility for holding town hall meetings on the possible legalisation of medical marijuana in the country when it meets on Monday, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis announced yesterday.

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Just what the doctor ordered – poll gives support for medical marijuana

A RECENT Public Domain survey has found overwhelming support for medical marijuana among Bahamian residents across demographics of age, gender and income.

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'Let's lead the way on medical marijuana'

A SENIOR executive at the Public Hospitals Authority and leading pharmacist is urging government and local health officials to set the standard for medical marijuana research in the region. Dr Marvin Smith, who serves as PHA deputy director and chie


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