Cannabis authority to grant conditional permits by year end

Granting of conditional approval means that the CLA would have conducted a satisfactory background check
Jamaica Observer (Jamaica)
Monday, November 21, 2016

CLA-logoThe Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) in Jamaica expects to grant conditional licences by the end of the year for the growing and processing of ganja for medicinal and therapeutic purposes and research and development. Chairman of the CLA Board, Hyacinth Lightbourne, told JIS News that the entity has received 89 applications. Of the number, 25 are for cultivating ganja, 18 for processing, 14 are for research and development, eight for transporting, and the remainder are for retailing.