Jamaica Allows Online Medical Marijuana Purchases At ‘Herb Houses’ To Stop COVID Spread

Jamaica Allows Online Medical Marijuana Purchases At ‘Herb Houses’ To Stop COVID Spread

The Jamaican government recently announced that it will be allowing medical marijuana patients to make cannabis purchases online for pickup at “herb houses” as a means to combat the coronavirus pandemic. The Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) made the interim rule change in coordination with the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries. Patients who’ve already registered with a cannabis dispensary will be able to order products from those shops online and pick them up, a move regulators say is meant to “minimize the length of time spent in such licensed facilities thereby limiting the exposure of staff and patients alike.” The agency is “cognizant of the far-reaching effects of the pandemic and remains vigilant and proactive in taking steps to secure the industry,” Faith Graham, CLA’s director of enforcement and monitoring, said in a press release. Under broader COVID-19 risk management rules issued by the government, “herb houses may be deemed a business that offers retail services for the provision of medicine,” CLA said. “As such, any exemptions given to these retail services under these orders may be considered applicable to retail herb houses.” View this post on Instagram In response to the threat of COVID-19 we have established interim measures for the sale of Cannabis to patients at licensed herb houses. See our website for the full release. Link in bio. A post shared by Cannabis Licensing Authority (@clajamaica) on May 15, 2020 at 10:27pm PDT In a separate move last week, CLA also established interim regulations for the…

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