THIS COUNTRY’S Minister of Agriculture, Saboto Caesar, has commended “Medicinal” on their recent launch of an extensive line of locally produced medicinal cannabis products.
The list of products produced by the locally owned and operated company includes lotions and tinctures.
St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG),has embarked on a path for the establishment of a modern medicinal marijuana industry, which entails not only the production of raw material from plants and fungi, but also the processing of raw material for the nutraceutical and pharmaceutical industry, a release stated.
Traditional cultivators have been significantly affected by ash fall as a result of the explosive eruptions of La Soufriere volcano, but according to the release, several major commercial operators also have established vigorous cleaning operation to restart production following the most recent eruptions.
The minister noted that St. Vincent and the Grenadines has an established and fast maturing platform for the production of medicine in the hemisphere.
“I wish to encourage our scientists to continue to dedicate their efforts in research and development with the objective of lifting the profile of the industry,” Minister Caesar said.