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High Priest Rithmond McKinney.

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Priest calls on government to ‘respect and protect’ sacramental right to marijuana

WITH legislation for marijuana legalisation near completion, Rastafarian priest Rithmond McKinney is urging the government to “respect and protect” his community’s sacramental right of cannabis possession.

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‘We have not been consulted by govt on marijuana legislation’

HIGH priest Rithmond McKinney said the Davis administration has not consulted with his community regarding their sacramental rights as officials move to finalise legislation that will regulate medical cannabis and industrial hemp industries.

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Rastfarian leader is ‘hopeful’ on legislation

A LOCAL Rastafarian leader said while he has not yet met with any Davis administration official regarding cannabis legislation, he is hopeful his community’s sacramental rights will be given legal protection.

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Rastafarian community unhappy with Marijuana Bill delay

A RASTAFARIAN leader has expressed his disappointment in the delay of the much-promised Marijuana Bill being tabled in Parliament.

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Rastafarian community says no members caught virus

THE Bahamas Rastafarian community says none of its members has contracted COVID-19 thanks to natural remedies that have safeguarded them as cases surge in the country and around the world.

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Members of Rastafarian community: We want stake in cannabis industry

MEMBERS of the Rastafarian community want to see “special provisions” put in place for them as it relates to the manufacturing and cultivation of cannabis for medicinal use once legislation has been passed.


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