Weed: Decriminalise to stabilise

Jamaica's judicial and law-enforcement departments will benefit from a reform of the government's stance on marijuana cultivation, sale and possession
The Gleaner (Jamaica)
Sunday, October 27, 2013

Jamaica's current volatile security environment and its economic malaise are reasons enough to seriously consider joining their Latin American counterparts to debate a raft of new policy options, not only in rhetoric, but also through public policy. Our prison conditions and local magistrate courts are bursting at their seams from inmate overcrowding and case overloads for marijuana possession that amount to miniscule consumption levels.