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Cannabis Commission Presents Economic Analysis Of Cannabis Industry to Cabinet

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Press Release:– The Cannabis Commission presented to the Cabinet of Ministers on Monday morning (June 15th) on the “Economic Analysis of the Regulation of the Cannabis Industry in Saint Lucia.”

The Commission was set up in July 2019 to review and make recommendations on the laws and regulations as it relates to cannabis/marijuana.

At Monday’s meeting Cabinet was guided by lead Minister on the issue, Minister for Commerce, Industry, Investment, Enterprise Development and Consumer Affairs, Honourable Bradly Felix, and the presentation began with an opening statement by Chairman of the Committee Mr. Michael Gordon QC. 

The committee is made up of representatives from the Attorney General Chambers, Invest Saint Lucia, the Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Equity, Cannabis Movement, Leader of the Opposition, National Youth Council, St. Lucia Christian Council and the Iyanola Council for the Advancement of Rastafari. 

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The in-depth presentation from the Committee provided background and context, arguments against and for regulatory reform, a review of the current landscape in Saint Lucia, alternative regulatory models, economic assessment, a cost benefit analysis and a Macro-economic impact assessment. 

The discussion was a dynamic one between the Committee and Ministers and the Cabinet is expected to deliberate today on the proposals of the Committee. 

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