Jamaica missing out on growing ganja industry — Golding

The issue that is plaguing the approval process is that the Ministry of Health is problematic
Jamaica Observer (Jamaica)
Thursday, March 1, 2018

mark golding speakingOpposition Spokesperson on Finance Mark Golding today told the Standing Finance Committee of Parliament that the cannabis sector needs full governmental support if Jamaica is to take advantage of the growing global industry. He singled out the Ministry of Health as not being fully cooperative in the approval process and said the composition of the current Cannabis Licensing Board is properly constructed and represents a wide range of stakeholders both private and public. According to Golding, government bureaucracy has turned off a number of overseas investors. (See also: Gov't seeking to improve ganja licence approval process)