You will be shocked to know that some of the highest quality cannabis goes for less than five dollars an ounce. You read that right, five dollars an ounce. I’ll save you the time pulling out a calculator and tell you that it comes out to seventeen cents a gram. You could get an eighth of an ounce for than three quarters.
Cannabis strains from Jamaica
Here are a couple of my favorite cannabis strains from Jamaica
However despite what you think, cannabis is not 100% legal in Jamaica. It wasn’t until as recent as June of 2014 that Jamaican announced it would decriminalize cannabis for all religious purposes, medical research and use, as well as possession of anything under two ounces. Even with this recent legislation it is still illegal to grow and cultivate cannabis in Jamaica. Day to day, the Jamaican law enforcement doesn’t particularly care about casual cannabis users, focused on large scale illegal production.
The Quality of cannabis in JamaicaJamaica is infamous world wide for being cannabis hot spot. Jamaica is with pro-cannabis places like Amsterdam and San Francisco. It’s a no brainer Jamaica is home to some of the finest quality cannabis around. Jamaica has the advantage of being in the Caribbean creating near perfect conditions for growing generations of outdoor plants. Seeds, equipment, and more can be found at Royal Queen Seeds.
–Fruit Spirit – Notorious outdoor Sativa perfect for inspiring an afternoon of creativity, song writing, and other artistic activities. Authentic Lab Tested Cannabis Seeds and more available at Royal Queen Seeds.
-Jamaican Lambsbred (Power Flower) – A smooth and soothing smoke said to be the personal favorite of the famous activist and musician Bob Marley. Authentic Lab Tested Cannabis Seeds and more available at Royal Queen Seeds.
The price of cannabis in JamaicaThe price of cannabis in Jamaica is interesting because Jamaica has always had a reputation for being a chilled out, relaxed, and laid back country covered in fields of marijuana plants. Jamaican’s are routinely depicted in media and television wearing Rastafarian colors being followed around by a big cloud of pot smoke. It might seem funny to think that “it’s practically free in Jamaica because cannabis grows like weeds out there in the fields”, but laugh as you may, that doesn’t mean it isn’t true.
Jamaica relationship with cannabis rooted in the country’s Rastafarian population who use cannabis religiously. This is all about cannabis in Jamaica.
If I were to ask you what you knew about Jamaica, you’d likely bring up Reggae music, Bob Marley, and marijuana. That’s because Jamaica’s has no shame in proudly showing their love for cannabis.
–Haze Berry – Sweet Sativa with a hint of earthy undertones that will blow your mind! Authentic Lab Tested Cannabis Seeds and more available at Royal Queen Seeds.
If I were to ask you what you knew about Jamaica, you'd likely bring up Reggae music, Bob Marley, and marijuana. That's because Jamaica's has no shame in proudly showing their love for cannabis.
The overall objective of the study is to apply advanced plant biotechnological, botanical and agricultural methods to identify, conserve and protect indigenous strains of cannabis in Jamaica “to ensure they are available for future learning and medical research and development before the opportunity is lost to over-hybridization,” says Scott.
JMCC has signed an agreement with Jamaica’s National Foundation for the Development of Science and Technology to fund a 10-year study to identify, isolate and conserve local landrace strains of cannabis for medicinal use. The project will be carried out in partnership with the National Commission on Science and Technology and, in addition to JMCC scientists, will include the Scientific Research Council, Caribbean Genetics, Natural History Museum of Jamaica, the Jamaica Intellectual Property Office and local cannabis farmers, associations and co-operatives.
She believes it is only a matter of time before other countries will follow Jamaica’s lead on the preservation of heritage strains.
Lift & Co., “Canada’s medical marijuana marketplace,” held its biggest expo in Toronto from May 25 to 27, welcoming almost 20,000 people to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, which was surrounded by a slight haze during the three days devoted to cannabis education, product placement and trend-watching.
“Cannabis is expanding globally, and you’ve got deep cultivation experts in Jamaica who are up-and-coming, and it can only be better for the industry.”
Cannabis is a hearty plant that can grow in many areas and will adapt over time to its environment. Landrace strains are ones that have become almost perfectly adapted to their growing environment. Jamaica’s optimal conditions for growing cannabis (50 percent humidity, equal parts day and night, fertile soil, mountain breezes) have created some of the best landrace strains in the world. But they have an added trait – they’re disappearing as newer strains are created through hybridization and cross-pollination.
“When a [Jamaican] mom or grandma is helping a child with a cold, it’s cannabis oil they rub on their chests,” says Scott. “It has been passed down from generation to generation. the deep cultural relationship, the medicinal healing properties of the plant are all there.”
Billing itself as the last before legalization, the event was filled with companies poised to hit the new recreational pot market when it finally comes to Canada. Their booths took up two levels of the convention floor.
Many patients and advocacy groups are concerned that Canada’s medical marijuana program may suffer supply issues when the recreational system opens up this summer. Legislation that allows importation of cannabis from other countries may end up being crucial to keeping supplies available for Canada’s 269,000-plus medical marijuana users.
Jamaica’s optimal conditions for growing cannabis have created some of the best landrace strains in the world, but they’re disappearing as newer strains are created through hybridization and cross-pollination