From The Plug


March 1, 2021


MODEL FOR MARIJUANA: Govt looking to other jurisdictions as cannabis bill advances


Attorney General Carl Bethel said yesterday draftspersons are in possession of marijuana legislation from around the region that could guide The Bahamas’ legislative framework on regulated growing and use of medicinal cannabis.


February 5, 2021


GREENLIGHT: PM announces medicinal marijuana will be legalized

Two and a half years after Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis announced that consideration will be given to the legalization and decriminalization of marijuana, the prime minister announced this morning that the government will introduce legislation in Parliament to legalize the medicinal use of the substance.


February 8, 2021


Marijuana advocate concerned over lack of consultation on medicinal marijuana legislation

A marijuana advocate said yesterday he was concerned that the government is moving ahead with legislation to legalize medicinal marijuana without wide consultation with interested stakeholders.