The Cabinet of St. Vincent and the Grenadines has given the green light for the start of operations of the first cannabis pharmacy here.
A release from the Medicinal Cannabis Authority, MCA, says this follows approval of the first cannabis dispensing licence.
This means that the company can now procure and dispense medicinal cannabis products legally in the country. The Company, Green Lava (SVG) Inc., was among the first entities to receive the approval of Cabinet for a medicinal cannabis licence on July 10, 2019.
After making the requisite investments to implement the stipulated security and operational requirements, Green Lava officially launched operations on November 15, 2019. The Company currently has a staff compliment of over 20 persons, who are involved in medicinal cannabis production at its 5-acre farm in Queensbury, Vermont.
The MCA says, with the gazetting of the Patient Access to Medicinal Cannabis Regulations by the Government on May 6, 2020, Green Lava will now…