Ganja lobby wrong

De La Haye counters claim he's anti-marijuana
Jamaica Observer (Jamaica)
Monday, May 15, 2017

Winston de la HayeThe Ministry of Health (MoH) of Jamaica has indicated that it has begun taking steps to change the schedule class of marijuana to effect amendments to international treaties concerning the drug.Chief Medical Officer Dr Winston De La Haye made the disclosure at last week's post-Cabinet press briefing at Jamaica House after being asked to respond to accusations of him being labelled by ganja lobbyists as “anti-marijuana”. “They are wrong. We are lobbying to have it removed from Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act that lists it as a criminal and narcotics substance,” he said. (See also: No ganja babies - Tufton vows to protect vulnerable from ill effects of marijuana | Two ganja licences approved)