It’s been rather quiet recently in Jamaica.. so it’s good to read this piece by one of those charged by the Jamaican govt to research opportunities for medical cannabis in Jamiaca.

She writes,

Thus, while the world has rediscovered the medicinal value of cannabis, Jamaica has been using medical products from Cannabis sativa and indica for a long time. Senior pharmacists like Dr Diane Robertson recall the Jubilee Cocktail that was made at the Kingston Public Hospital and its use to treat menstrual pain in women. Certainly, most Jamaican households have bottles with cannabis soaked in white rum that are used as home remedies for pain and other illnesses. The work for our universities is to measure and validate these claims.

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