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Jamaica moves to legalise ‘Blue Montain’ ganga for export

In this Feb. 6, 2013 photo, a Rastafarian named Bongho Jatusy smokes a pipe of marijuana outside a museum dedicated to the memory of late reggae icon Bob Marley in Kingston, Jamaica. While marijuana is still illegal in Jamaica, where it is known popularly as “ganja,” increasingly vocal advocates say that Jamaica could give its struggling economy a boost by taking advantage of the fact the island is nearly as famous for its marijuana as it is for beaches, reggae music and world-beating sprinters. (AP Photo/David McFadden)

THERE is talk of Jamaica opening itself up to ganga tours.

In this photo a Rastafarian named Bongho Jatusy smokes a pipe of marijuana outside a museum dedicated to the memory of late reggae icon Bob Marley in Kingston, Jamaica. While marijuana is still illegal in Jamaica,” increasingly vocal advocates say that Jamaica could give its struggling economy a boost by taking advantage of the fact the island is nearly as famous for its marijuana as it is for beaches, reggae music and world-beating sprinters.

Justice minister Mark Golding told the Associated Press the government that legalisation is on the agenda:

“We will be reviewing the matter in light of the recent developments in this hemisphere.”

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Posted: 9th, September 2013 | In: Reviews | Comment


Gang Yoga Is The Latest Fad – Bring Your Own Weed

ANYONE for Ganga Yoga? It’s all the rage in Toronto. David Silverberg goes to a meet and listens in as the enthusiasts talk about weed, conspiracy theories, weed, if the downward dog gives you a head rush and weed.

To one side of the 12-stong group, a “guitarist strums chords as incense weaves its tendrils across the room”.

It’s the latest yoga fad – although to the upper-middle classes this might appear to be an afternoon at Tamara’s house on any given day since 1958.

The leading light of the group is Dee Dussauly. Says she:

“When you’re high, you can focus better on your breath.”

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Posted: 10th, September 2010 | In: Reviews | Comments (5)