Tag: Marijuana

Gov’t criticises Opposition’s flawed marijuana bill

Gov’t criticises Opposition’s flawed marijuana bill

Shaquille Bourne Shaquille Bourne- January 28, 2021

- National Assembly votes against motion - Government’s amendment to law moves to Special Select Committee for consideration The National ... Read More

Cabinet approves decision to amend law on custodial sentencing for small amounts of marijuana

Cabinet approves decision to amend law on custodial sentencing for small amounts of marijuana

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- December 18, 2020

- AG Nandlall Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Hon. Mohabir Anil Nandlall says Cabinet has approved the decision ... Read More

President pardons four male inmates

President pardons four male inmates

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 31, 2019

Ministry of the Presidency, Press Release Georgetown, Guyana, July 31, 2019 President David Granger, pursuant to Articles 188, 189 and ... Read More

Proposed amendment of Narcotic Act submitted to National Assembly

Proposed amendment of Narcotic Act submitted to National Assembly

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- July 11, 2019

─ if debated and approved, this could see the removal of custodial sentences for persons caught in possession of 30 ... Read More

“Incarceration is not for young people” – PM Nagamootoo

“Incarceration is not for young people” – PM Nagamootoo

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- July 5, 2019

─ multi-sectoral approach to address drug sentencing soon ─ “they must be productive citizens” - Public Health Minister DPI, Guyana, ... Read More

Govt removes sentencing small amounts of marijuana

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- July 2, 2019

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, July 2, 2019   There will be no sentencing for persons found in possession of 30 grams ... Read More

Refined Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substance Control Act for next sitting of National Assembly

Refined Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substance Control Act for next sitting of National Assembly

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 2, 2019

– aims to end custodial penalties for small amounts of marijuana  DPI, Guyana, Thursday, May 2, 2019 A refined Narcotic ... Read More

No move yet on decriminalising marijuana-Minister Harmon

No move yet on decriminalising marijuana-Minister Harmon

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 18, 2017

GINA, Guyana, Thursday, May 18, 2017 The decriminalisation of marijuana is not a matter which is engaging the immediate attention ... Read More

Police destroy $147M worth of marijuana

Police destroy $147M worth of marijuana

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 23, 2016

GINA, GUYANA, Wednesday, November 23, 2016 A quantity of marijuana, worth $147M was today destroyed by the Guyana Police Force ... Read More

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