Jamaican government authorizes dispensaries to sell online to licensed customers
An authorization that comes in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. The licensed cannabis dispensaries Jamaican can now sell to their qualified customers from online platforms; following the measures established by the Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) to facilitate this operation. It was reported by the Jamaica Information Service.
The Cannabis Licensing Authority agency
The Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) is the agency of the Ministry of Industry, Trade, Agriculture and Fisheries which is responsible for establishing and regulating the legal cannabis and hemp industry in Jamaica. A few days ago, the CLA defined the rules for the online sale of medicinal cannabis to qualified patients. Likewise, just like the subsequent collection of products in these approved stores.
Jamaican regulations on the export of cannabis are not yet known. They should have known each other last month, although there has been a delay due to current circumstances. Industry and Trade Minister Audley Shaw said he couldn't " agree to give a date " since the document will have to be debated in Parliament among other requirements.
According to the CLA, these interim measures are established to support the government's effort to maintain the security of its citizens. It also ensures business continuity in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic which currently affects the Caribbean region. ”LAC is sensitive to the considerable effects of the pandemic and remains vigilant and proactive in taking measures to secure the cannabis industry said director of implementation and monitoring, Faith Graham.
In collaboration with the Ministry of Industry, Trade, Agriculture and Fisheries, the CLA has developed guidelines for the online sale of medical cannabis to identified patients. In addition to the subsequent collection of products from sales establishments, .With this authorization and this provisional protocol, we seek to ensure that patients are exposed to a minimum of time in these stores authorized for the sale of cannabis. The specialized personnel of the sector also. The provisional protocol authorizes dispensaries to allow online ordering of medical cannabis if the patient has met the requirements of the CTC.
Therefore, "cannabis stores can be viewed as businesses offering retail services for the supply of drugs," said CLA. "As such, any exemption granted to these retail services under these ordinances can be considered to apply to medical cannabis retail stores. Exportation The regulations on the exchange of cannabis from the Jamaica is not yet known. They should have been known last month, although there has been a delay due to current circumstances. Industry and Trade Minister Audley Shaw said that for the moment he could not "commit to a date" because the document would have to be debated in Parliament among other imperatives