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March 1, 2008

Jamaican government again considering legalization of marijuana

By The Associated Press

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Jamaica is again considering the legalization of marijuana.

A seven-member government commission has been researching possible changes to the Caribbean country's anti-drug laws.

Deputy Prime Minister Kenneth Baugh says the commission is now preparing to report to the prime minister on the legalization issue.

In 2003, a government commission recommended legalizing marijuana in small amounts for personal use.

But legislators never acted, saying it might entail the loss of their country's U.S. anti-drug certification. Countries that lose it face economic sanctions. Continue reading

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