Loop TT Reports

Prime Minister Gaston Browne announced through Facebook that the council came into force pursuant to the Cannabis Act, 2018.

The Antigua and Barbuda Medicinal Cannabis Authority is accountable for regulating and controlling the licensing of the cultivation, manufacture, processing, extraction, import, export, testing, investigation, distribution, and sale of medicinal cannabis and cannabis for sacramental purposes.

He mentioned applications produced to the Board of the Medicinal Cannabis Authority ought to be in the prescribed kind outlined in the Cannabis Regulations, 2019 and submitted through scanned electronic copy emailed to [email protected] and submitted in tough copy to the Secretary of the Board at the Ministry of Legal Affairs, Government Complicated, Parliament Drive.

Application types for licences may well be obtained from the Government Printery for a charge of $10.00XCD per kind.

Appointed members of the Cannabis Authority are:

1. Solicitor Basic – Mr. Martin Camacho, Chairperson
two. Comptroller of Customs – Mr. Raju Boddu, Deputy Chairperson
three. Chief Healthcare Officer – Dr. Rhonda Sealey-Thomas
four. Director of Analytical Solutions – Dr. Linroy Christian
five. Representative of the Rastafarian Neighborhood – Mr. Franki Francis
six. Representative from the Substance Abuse Prevention Unit – Mrs. Feona Charles-Richards
7. Deputy Commissioner of Police – Mr. Albert Wade
eight. Representative of the Pharmacy Council – Mr. Algernon Roberts
9. Director of Agriculture – Mr. Jeddidiah Maxime
10. Crown Counsel – Ms. Jeniece St. Romain, Secretary

Supply:  http://www.looptt.com/content material/antigua-and-barbuda-medicinal-cannabis-council-now-operational