ANNOUNCEMENT: National Consultation on the Use of Marijuana in Dominica.

The Government of Dominica has taken a proactive approach towards the discussion of the marijuana issue by allowing for an open discussion and consultation on the future of marijuana use in Dominica.

In this regards, the Ministries of Justice, Immigration and National Security and Health and Social Services invite the public and all stakeholders with interest in contributing to the discussion  to a National Consultation on the Use of Marijuana in Dominica.

The consultation will be held  on Friday November 16, 2018 at the Goodwill Parish Hall (downstairs) from 2:30-5:00pm.

The consultation will be chaired by the National Coordinator for the Cannabis consultation Dr. Donald Peters.

All are asked to be on time.

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14 Comments

  1. chris brown
    November 15, 2018

    Marijuana is a disaster for human. Makes people crazy. Hope it will not be legalized. Lazy. THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol) is a real poison for humanity. Where the world is going ….

    • truthbetold
      November 15, 2018

      you must e the crazy one Chris Brown, that’s why you beating Riyhanna!!

    • Kahn’s
      May 8, 2019

      This makes no sense

  2. BMB
    November 15, 2018

    If any of you listened to the interview with the acting prime minister on todays, “National Consultation on the Use of Marijuana in Dominica”, you’d realize it’s a waste of time. He basically reiterated what the prime minister said in his 3rd November independence speech…..”They’re NOT in favour of it”. You’re going to have a “Consultation”, and the policy makers are already stating they’re position? What’s the point..!

  3. November 14, 2018

    MARIJUANA SHOULD BE LEGAL IN DOMINICA

  4. Music Producer
    November 14, 2018

    “proactive approach?” That’s laughable at best. After decades of killing, imprisoning and arresting Rastas mostly for using ganja, you guys now talking about proactive approach? Please, give us a break with that none sense!

  5. Bob Denis
    November 14, 2018

    The Project have been initiated , Dominica at last , have joined the band wagon, what level of critical thought or reasoning embarked on,will determine the path needed to take. Too many lives have been wasted, in some cases destroyed,

    • Karl Orndem
      November 15, 2018

      we havent joined nothing. This is just the process that we cannot avoid without looking bad in the eyes of the other CARICOM nations. It was a decision taken on the regional level almost 5 years ago. Other islands have been consulted but we apparently have been making excuses as to why we cannot. During that time the man was the Chairman of Heads of CARICOM meetings, but he still purposefully neglected to inform us of the matter during those discussions. https://www.dominicavibes.dm/news-205802/ . I do not think this administration nor our Attorney General are supportive of this regional stance. They are blockers. Again we have to remember who “our boss” works for. He is aligned with some major guys since he was knighted.

  6. Your auntie brother
    November 14, 2018

    You mean you need Govt. permission to talk about marijuana in public? I don’t smoke or use that stuff myself but what crap is that? You need Govt. permission to discuss that? What about freedom of speech and of expression? Man, I don’t believe that. Govt. is doing us a favour by letting us talk about that? Get real.

  7. JBaptiste
    November 14, 2018

    EIghteen years too late. Please continue to do what you good at, which is sharing money to idle people to secure votes.I trust the new government will do this consultation.

  8. Smoke da kush
    November 14, 2018

    Legalize it, alcohol is legal and please, speaking with someone high is much nicer than speaking to a drunk.

  9. legalise it for a better dominica
    November 14, 2018

    The only people who will get hurt from Marijuana being legalized in Dominica will be the drug dealers on the street and the big bosses they work for. Like everything else on the island, if we want it we will grow it in our backyard, so once this is made legal, these guys will be out of work. With the exception of those selling the hard drugs. Now the police will have more time and resources to crack down on these hard drugs.

    The is also the case of it’s medicinal use in treating ailments from glaucoma to epilepsy, cancer and migraines. We have the habit of following laws from other countries like the USA. Take time out to look up why marijuana was taken from a cash crop hat generated tax revenue in the states to an illegal plant. I wont scream out it was race related but IT WAS RACE RELATED!!

    There is also the textile industry that can be started here using Hemp, from car parts to building material, clothing to paper, a renewable resource that has extremely low impact on the…

  10. derp
    November 14, 2018

    this is just a joke and political gimmick the Caricom Commission on Marijuana dun give their final report meanwhile Dominica acting like it’s something new
    https://caricom.org/marijuana-commission

  11. Karl Orndem
    November 14, 2018

    The Government has taken a REACTIVE approach towards the discussion of the marijuana issue by allowing for an open discussion and consultation on the future of marijuana use in Dominica. A PROACTIVE approach would have been 1st to hold the structured discussion he promised the people of Dominica since 2014 elections time. Now elections coming again is the same rhetoric. The info is out about the regional consultations that have been occurring since 2014/2015 as well as the discussions heads of CARICOM have been having. Meanwhile our leader has never informed or reported to the Dominican public about the matter. Thanks to Lennox he has made that info public. Now you want to play proactive and try to fool me? NO this is a REACTIVE APPROACH because you are looking very bad. You even said recently that you dont see any economical benefit for Dominica before consultations are held with the CARICOM Marijuana Commission. No feller. You cannot fool me on this important transitional matter.

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