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National consultation on marijuana held in Antigua-Barbuda
Published on May 23, 2017Email To Friend    Print Version

ST JOHN'S, Antigua -- The formal regional conversation on marijuana in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) continued on Monday with a national consultation in Antigua and Barbuda.

The Regional Marijuana Commission hosted three focus group discussions and a town hall meeting. The discussions are engaging the youth; faith-based organisations and non-governmental organisations; and special interest groups.

The Commission, headed by Prof. Rose-Marie-Bell Antoine of Trinidad and Tobago, comprises practitioners with expert knowledge in a variety of disciplines including medicine and allied health, health research, law enforcement, ethics, education, anthropology, sociology and culture.

The consultation in Antigua and Barbuda is one in a series of region-wide engagements being undertaken by the Commission.
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