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JAMAICA | Shaw Welcomes Talks to get Local Cannabis-Based Medicines In Pharmacies

KINGSTON, May 13, 2021 - Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce,  Audley Shaw, has welcomed discussions taking place between the Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) and the Pharmacy Council of Jamaica with the objective of getting locally produced cannabis-based medicines in local pharmacies.

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Health

JAMAICA | Health experts warn of possible deadly third wave of COVID19 Infections

KINGSTON, May 1, 2021 - Against the background of what a likely third wave of COVID-19 infections could look like for Jamaica, as outlined by Chief Medical Officer Dr. Jacquiline Bisasor McKenzie, many public health experts including Public Health Professor at the School of Public Health at UTech, Dr. Alverston Bailey,  is warning against reopening borders to countries with highly contagious COVID variants.

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Health

JAMAICA | Religion, gender violence and reality of political power (Pt.1)

SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland, April 23, 2021 - From The Curse of Eve to intimate gender violence in Jamaica, it is important to point out from  the beginning, that what has become known as "The George Wright Saga" has its roots in the biblical canard replete with its connotations of the superiority of man and the subordinate standing of the woman. 

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Opinion
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