Legislation for the decriminisaltion of marijuana to be proclaimed on Monday December 23

Legislation for the decriminisaltion of marijuana to be proclaimed on Monday December 23

Prime Minister, Dr Keith Rowley, says the cabinet approved the proclamation of  what was passed in the parliament pertaining to the decriminalization of marijuana for personal use.

He said that once the  law is  proclaimed it will now allow for several things to be done such as  expunging the record of persons who were convicted for small amounts of the drug.

 

Dr Keith Rowley said that President Paula-Mae Weekes is expected to proclaim the legislation for the decriminisaltion of marijuana on Monday December 23, 2019.

Rowley said the Cabinet approved the date for the proclamation of The Dangerous Drugs (Amendment) Bill, 2019.

The Bill was passed in both the House of Representatives and the Senate.

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