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TT | Trinidad moves to decriminalize ganja, promote medicinal cannabis

PORT OF SPAIN, November 23, 2019 - Trinidad and Tobago has no intention to be left behind while other CARICOM countries move towards decriminalization of ganja, and to capitalize on the growing medicinal cannabis industry within the region. To this end, Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi on Friday presented two bills in parliament: an amendment to the Dangerous Drugs Act and a Cannabis Control Authority Bill.

JAMAICA | AG Malahoo-Forte differs with Gov't on NIDS Judgement

KINGSTON, June 25, 2019 - Attorney General Marlene Malahoo Forte differed sharply with the Cabinet on Tuesday, as she told the Parliament she was not in agreement with the government's decision not to appeal the Constitutional Court ruling on the controversial National Identification and Registration Act.
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Attorney General Proposes to "abrogate rights" to Curb Crime

KINGSTON, JULY 6, 2016 - Jamaica's Attorney General Marlene Malahoo Forte, has come under fire from members of the private bar, for intimating that some of the  “radical changes” the Government will be making in a bid to curb the country’s murder rate, will abrogate the constitutional rights of the average citizen.

Obama Accuses Republicans of Blocking Attorney General Nominee

The dispute over Obama's nominee for attorney general has served to reveal deep divisions in U.S. politics. President Barack Obama on Friday accused the Republican-led U.S. Senate of deliberately holding up the nomination of Loretta Lynch, his replacement for U.S. attorney general Eric Holder.
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