Owen “Jah-Jah” Warren passes the 1st plant harvested out of the Greenhouse to Balram
Vaswani, Chairman & CGO of Kaya Farms in Drax Hall, St. Ann while being inspected by
Augustus Staples Interim CEO of the Cannabis Licensing Authority.
1 st LEGAL MEDICAL MARIJUANA HARVEST BY THE CLA AT KAYA FARMS,
HOME TO JAMAICA’S 1 st LEGAL MEDICAL CANNABIS FACILITY
(St. Ann, Jamaica) On Tuesday, February 20, 2018, Kaya Farms, a sister company to Kaya Herbhouse, home to Jamaica’s 1 st Legal Medical Cannabis Dispensary, had its first official “cut” and harvest under the close watch of the interim CEO for the Cannabis Licensing Authority, Augustus Staples, at their farm in Drax Hall, St. Ann.
The plants from this harvest will be cured, trimmed and packaged for sale to Kaya Herbhouse in St. Ann set to open in March, for the 1st sale to medical patients and Everything Oily for processing as per the tripartite agreements signed to ensure a closed loop system for the sale of marijuana as enacted in the Dangerous Drugs (Cannabis Licensing) Regulations by the CLA These regulations allow for the sale and use of ganga for specific reasons, namely, in accordance with the written recommendation or prescription of a registered medical practitioner, for consumption on the premises or for the provision of therapeutic services utilising ganja.
“I am truly honoured as a Jamaican, to make the historic step where our country can finally monetize on this industry as Europe, Australia, India, China, and the U.S have already done. Kaya Herbhouse is set to officially open its doors in March 2018 – for the 1 st phase of the opening to the public in which all Jamaicans and tourists will need to comply with one of the four regulations for the purchase of Ganja and Ganja products. We remain in compliance with the rules enacted by the CLA and persons will be able to legally purchase marijuana for medicinal purposes while also being able to experience the Kaya Herbhouse and Kaya Café, ” says Balram Vaswani, Chairman & CGO of Kaya Farms in Drax Hall.
Kaya’s goal is to make Jamaica the flagship of the global wellness tourism industry and become the new symbol of the island’s roots and lifestyle. All this while strongly embodying the belief of “build Jamaica, by Jamaicans, for Jamaica & the greater world’.
Press Release – Garrick Communications