Legal Grass?…Warning Not To Overtax Marijuana Producers – The St. Kitts

NEW YORK, USA– Caribbean governments contemplating the decriminalization of the cannabis industry have been warned by one United States expert not to overtax the sector.

Jamaica and Antigua already have decriminalized the use of small amounts of the herb for personal consumption, with the recently elected Mia Mottley-led administration in Barbados promising to consult with Barbadians on the decriminalization of recreational marijuana.

Brian Staffa, chief strategist at the cannabis consulting company BSC Group, told officials attending Caribbean Week in New York this morning that while taxation may be necessary, governments must strike the right balance in that area.

“The government

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