As part of its activities to mark its first anniversary, the Barbados Medicinal Cannabis Licensing Authority (BMCLA) will host an Open House on Tuesday, January 18, 2022.
The aim of the event is to provide assistance to persons seeeking to enter the medicinal cannabis industry. To this end, interested persons will be assisted in filling out their application forms and developing related documentation by personnel from the BMCLA.
They may visit www.bmcla.bb, for further information and to book online. Additionally, they may use the QR code on the poster and click on the pop-up to book their appointment.
The BMCLA was officially launched in 2021, to facilitate the development of the island’s medicinal cannabis industry.
In a recent dialogue with Barbadians in the diaspora, Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Indar Weir, commended the organisation for having done a “tremendous job” despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
He noted, among other things, that the BMCLA had continued with its plans for the medicinal cannabis industry, passing regulations, and by January of this year, was able to fully launch a new industry, giving a new deal to all Barbadians.
It was also indicated, that to date, there were 84 applicants who had expressed an interest in participating in the industry, with the majority being Barbadians.