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Published:Monday | April 22, 2019 | 12:24 AMLeVaughn Flynn/Contributor

Jamaica built its global cannabis reputation in the 1970s both as a producer and illegal supplier of potent sun-grown ganja. Around the same time reggae and Rastafari were expanding beyond the island’s shores, cannabis was a key ally for both. The...

Published:Monday | April 15, 2019 | 12:14 AMLeVaughn Flynn/Contributor

There’s a women empowerment movement sweeping the globe and its visible in every industry. Women are confidently taking on jobs usually reserved for men and are transcending societal limits, while redefining their roles and influence. The voices...

Published:Monday | April 8, 2019 | 12:30 AMLeVaughn Flynn/Contributor

If hearing the words ganja or marijuana evokes thoughts of ‘gateway drug’ or ‘dangerous plant’, the following information will require that you unlearn all you believe you know about ganja. It will require the adoption of a new thought pattern to...

Published:Monday | March 18, 2019 | 12:13 AMLeVaughn Flynn/Contributor

Approximately nine per cent of children and teens and five per cent of adults globally suffer from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This neurodevelopmental disorder is normally characterised by the inability to focus, or excessive...

Published:Monday | March 11, 2019 | 12:49 AMLeVaughn Flynn/Contributor

The multibillion-dollar pet industry is one of the fast-growing platforms for medical cannabis, even in the midst of concerns for animal safety and the plea for more research in the field. Similar to the health industry for humans, cannabis...

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:16 AMLeVaughn Flynn/Contributor

Imagine you went to the pharmacy and purchased two identical packs of painkillers. The first tablet worked to expectation. It cleared up your headache in the suggested time without making you drowsy. The next day, you have another headache and you...

Published:Monday | February 25, 2019 | 12:08 AMLeVaughn Flynn/Contributor

Al Harrington (and his grandma) are selling medical weed Ex-basketballer signs licensing deal with Jamaican company Al Harrington used to have a conflicted relationship with cannabis. He had family members that used it but didn’t do so...

Published:Monday | February 18, 2019 | 2:03 AMLeVaughn Flynn/Contributor

Sunset Sherbet, Wedding Cake, Papaya. No, these aren’t ice cream flavours. They’re names of exotic varieties of ganja with the flavour to match their moniker. Cultivators, particularly in the US state of California, which has had a...

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