Legal marijuana industry can flourish if ...

"THE ROAD to legalising marijuana in Colorado wasn't easy, but it was worth it," said Wanda James of Cannabis Global Initiative. It won't be easy here in Jamaica, but it will be worth it.

Ganja study needed

PROFESSOR DENSIL Williams, executive director of the Mona School of Business at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, has said a proper study needs to be done in identifying the economic benefits of legalising marijuana.

Firearm in cop's extortion case now at licensing authority

WESTERN BUREAU: The case against a St James policeman, who reportedly attempted to solicit J$15,000 from a man last August, was yesterday set for trial on November 26, when the matter came up for mention in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court.

TAJ exposes delinquent taxpayers

Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) has published a list of individuals and companies it says owe the Government more than $1.1 billion in taxes.

Let's keep grooming Jamaica's youth

Setting goals puts you in a better position to plan properly to achieve realistic outcomes. An example of this is the Leadership Training Programme of the Civic Affairs Committee of the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce, which is undertaken three times a year.

'The Future is ours to Shape'

The year's top billed social event, the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce Civic Affairs Committee Grand Charity Ball, takes centre stage at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel, New Kingston, on Saturday, November 8, beginning at 7:30 p.m.

The Jamaica Pegasus hotel

The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in Kingston, Jamaica, has an enviable reputation as the Caribbean's premier business and leisure hotel.

Eleven gate prizes up for grabs

First prize:Round-trip tickets for two, compliments of American AirlinesSecond prize:Round-trip tickets for two, compliments of DeltaThird prize:Round trip tickets for two compliments of Caribbean AirlinesOther prizes include:Complimentary weekends for...

Consumers give up nearly $1 billion in claims - OUR

NEARLY $1 BILLION in claimable amounts for breaches of the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) Guaranteed Standards was not paid over to consumers during the period 2008 and 2012 by the National Water Commission (NWC) and the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) as customers failed to submit claims to the utility companies.

Westmoreland, Trelawny, St James start anti-chik-V clean-up campaign

WESTERN BUREAU: WHILE THEY are yet to get the promise funding from Government, three parishes in western Jamaica have started their anti-chikungunya virus clean-up campaign, utilising the biographic indices (reports showing areas with greatest risk), which was prepared by the respective health departments.

Paulwell: Element of cost-sharing in tablets in school programme

MINISTER OF Science, Technology, Energy and Mining Phillip Paulwell has said parents will be required to pay for the tablets received by their children when the full roll-out of the Tablets in School Programme gets under way.

Tips for saving time in the kitchen

If you're doing more cooking at home, make the minutes count by working smarter in the kitchen. If you feel stressed when you try to prepare a meal, having a battle plan and some frontline assistance can mean the difference between a disaster and a triumph.

Bumble Bee Tuna Stir Fried Rice

Bumble Bee Tuna Stir Fried Rice. Dish type: Main course, Serves: 2, Preparation time: 10 minutes

From 'rags to riches' with attitude

HELLO MI neighbour! If you are poor and enjoying it, this might not apply to you. But if poverty is standing in your way, what I am about to share could change your fortune.

UWI to host publishing workshop

DR JEREMY Poynting, managing editor of Peepal Tree Press, the leading publishing house of Caribbean literature, will conduct a workshop dubbed 'Preparing for Publishing', hosted by the Department of Literatures in English at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona.

Students to become chief executive officers

SOME 10,000 grade-five and grade-six children will be given the opportunity to indulge in the process of operating a business over the next school year.

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