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JAMAICA | Ministry of Health Establishes Medicinal Cannabis Unit

KINGSTON, JUNE 7, 2018 - The Ministry of Health has established a Medicinal Cannabis Unit (MCU) as part of measures to facilitate the medical marijuana industry’s development in Jamaica. So says Portfolio Minister, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton in a Ministry Paper tabled in the House of Representatives on Tuesday.
  • Published in Health

Jamaica to take part in clinical trials for Zikv

ST ELIZABETH, July 22, 2016 - Health Minister Dr. Christopher Tufton, says Jamaica will shortly be participating in a number of clinical trials in the drive to find a vaccine to treat the Zika Virus (ZIKV).
  • Published in Health

Tufton concerned over effect of 'Ganja Law' on youth

KINGSTON, June 30, 2016- Health Minister Dr. Christopher Tufton has lamented a 50 per cent increase in the number of students now being treated for marijuana use, and has recommended an in-depth review of the impact that amendments to the Dangerous Drugs Act are having on the country.
  • Published in Health
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