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  • Minister of State in the Ministry of Sector, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green, says the increasing international market place for cannabis gives the chance for Jamaica to grow to be a initial-decision location for travellers who want to use healthcare cannabis.
  • Mr. Green, who was speaking at the official opening of Apollon Formularies Restricted in Westmoreland on October 25, mentioned “the reality that Jamaica is currently a globe-renowned hospitality and tourism location is a assured formula for a profitable cannabis industry”.
  • “We can produce extra facilities exactly where individuals, though getting treated, encounter the beauty of Jamaica with the most fitting climate, the ideal individuals, the ideal service and, of course, the ideal cannabis. That is our competitive benefit in the international space,” he mentioned.

Minister of State in the Ministry of Sector, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green, says the increasing international market place for cannabis gives the chance for Jamaica to grow to be a initial-decision location for travellers who want to use healthcare cannabis.

Mr. Green, who was speaking at the official opening of Apollon Formularies Restricted in Westmoreland on October 25, mentioned “the reality that Jamaica is currently a globe-renowned hospitality and tourism location is a assured formula for a profitable cannabis industry”.

“We can produce extra facilities exactly where individuals, though getting treated, encounter the beauty of Jamaica with the most fitting climate, the ideal individuals, the ideal service and, of course, the ideal cannabis. That is our competitive benefit in the international space,” he mentioned.

Mr. Green mentioned there has been considerable investigation into the medicinal properties of cannabis.

He noted that Jamaican scientist Dr. Henry Lowe, who is broadly identified for his cannabis phytopharmaceuticals and cancer investigation, has discovered molecules in the plant that can fight prostate cancer.

“Additionally, cannabis aids with the relief of chronic discomfort, the regulation of diabetes, and ongoing investigation has revealed its possible in the therapy of autism,” he mentioned.

Meanwhile, Mr. Green commended Apollon on its joint-venture initiative with well being and wellness resort Doc’s Location International Inc. to establish a wellness and therapy facility in the preferred Negril resort location.

He noted that the facility gives individuals with an chance to get globe-class healthcare cannabis therapy beneath the guidance of licensed physicians who specialise in cannabis-primarily based pharmaceuticals, in a secure, qualified, healthcare and legal atmosphere.

“Let me also congratulate Apollon on its Extraction Laboratory, which is now completed and prepared to create globe-class medically certified oils and cannabis extracts. Certainly, Apollon is set to assist Jamaica attain its rightful location in the international sphere for medicinal cannabis solutions and solutions,” Mr. Green mentioned.

He additional hailed the neighborhood-primarily based initiative, Apollon Kannabiz Collective, via which regular ganja farmers are in a position to move into the legal market.

“Apollon is, certainly, cognisant of the want to create a holistic sector, which does not overlook the regular farmers. Certainly, let us enable our farmers to not just develop for the sector but to also develop with the sector in a meaningful and sustainable way,” Mr. Green noted.



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