GRENADA will soon begin nationwide consultation with key stakeholders concerning its law against marijuana.
The announcement was made by Peter David who will be serving as Minister of Agriculture from October 5, Now Grenada reported. He presently serves as Foreign Affairs Minister.
David is expected to lead a three-member committee made of Cabinet members established in accordance with the 2018 Marijuana Commission Report.
Now Grenada quoted David as saying, “We are going to proceed in a way that takes everybody with us. The government has already established a committee. They are looking at models in the region, the models outside of the region where the issue of cannabis has been dealt with.”
He reminded Grenadians that the 2018 survey results found that 30% of Grenadians were for full legislation, 31% were for partial decriminalisation, 22 % thinks that cannabis should remain illegal and 17% were undecided on the issue.
Under Grenada’s present law, cannabis remains an illegal drug and it is illegal to cultivate it or have it in possession.