Trinidad & Tobago Cannabis Decriminalization Now In Play

Trinidad & Tobago Cannabis Decriminalization Now In Play

MARIJUANA users will be in high spirits for Christmas as the Dangerous Drugs (Amendment) Act takes effect from Monday. Reports Trinidad & Tobago Newsday Read all about it here It is now law after President Paula-Mae Weekes proclaimed the legislation on Friday, even as Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi said the President had given assent to the bill and would proclaim it on Monday. However, the President signed the proclamation on Friday, and it was released by the Office of the Parliament on Saturday. From Monday, adults can have in their possession up to 30 grammes of marijuana and each adult in every home can own up to four plants. They are not allowed to smoke marijuana in a public place and or while operating a vehicle. The bill on the decriminalisation of small amounts of marijuana was passed in the House of Representatives and the Senate. It was laid in Parliament on November 21. The Senate did not debate the Cannabis Control Bill (to regulate the business of cannabis) as the House sent this to a joint select committee. The committee will report to Parliament in February. Sunday Newsday spoke with a senior attorney, on condition of anonymity, who has…

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