Jamaican Marijuana Facts

T-Shirts and Culcha

As you know Sun Island Jamaica is promotes Jamaican culture or culcha, as we prefer to spell and say it in Jamaica. Here we take a look at the slowly changing laws governing the use of Cannabis or Ganja in Jamaica, or as we write today Tee-shirts and Culcha.

Note this information is fluid and changing and anything we may write today may change in the future. Until the law is clear we may suggest you stick to buying one or a few of our Sun Island Jamaica tee-shirts displaying our beloved weed.
That is to say that all laws about purchasing and transport of ganja are still in force, so don’t pack any left overs to carry on home unless it has something to do with tee-shirts and Culcha.

Image: Weed of Wisdom tee-shirt https://www.sunislandjamaica.com/men/30-men-s-printed-culcha-tee.html

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The House of Representatives in Jamaica decriminalized the possession of up to 2 ounces or 56.6 grams of cannabis or ganja on 25 February 2015. Note the word decriminalized and not legalized.

So, this does not mean you can walk around smoking your ganja, because you may still be liable for a fine, but you won’t be arrested. You can smoke at home with friends and family.
Tee-shirts and Culcha blog post notes that Rastafarian adults can smoke for religious purposes for the first time since the movement was founded in the 1930s.

Foreigners who use ganja for medical purposes will be able to buy up to two ounces after they have bought a Health Ministry permit allowing them to purchase their quota. If you are caught with more you could be fined 500 Jamaican dollars.weed-2

The Cannabis Licensing Authority (in Jamaica) is seeking to create outlets at Jamaica’s air and seaports where visitors can try out some of our sweet-smelling Ganja. It is said these might come in the form of vending machines.
Here is the logo for the Marley family Natural cannabis products created by the family of Bob Marley and the firm Privateer Holdings.


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Tee-shirts and culcha blog post found this text from Wikipedia on decriminalization in Jamaica and the growth of up to five plants for personal use:
“On 25 February 2015, the Jamaican House of Representatives passed a law decriminalizing possession of up to 2 ounces of cannabis. The new law includes provisions legalizing the cultivation for personal use of up to 5 plants, as well as setting up regulations for the cultivation and distribution of cannabis for medical, religious purposes and natural growth.”

The country that is way ahead of the curve on laws regarding the use of cannabis is … wait for it … Israel.

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