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Premier: Domestic Medical Cannabis Production

Premier: Domestic Medical Cannabis Production

Although doctors are allowed to prescribe medical cannabis, Bermuda is only allowed to legally import one gram of cannabis for medicinal purposes per year, and while the government could apply to the United Nations to raise the import limit, “why send money overseas to import what we can produce here.” This was stated by Premier David Burt... Read more of this article

Police Seize Cannabis Plants In St. George’s

Police Seize Cannabis Plants In St. George’s

Police have seized “several mature cannabis plants” which were located on Smith’s Island in St. George’s. The seizure took place on Wednesday [June 7] and police have confirmed that “no one has been arrested in connection with the matter”. A police spokesperson said, “On Wednesday, June 7th police officers attended Smith’s... Read more of this article

Four Drug Related Arrests At Warwick Residence

Four Drug Related Arrests At Warwick Residence

Police arrested four people tonight [May 25] for possession and cultivation of cannabis. The arrests were made at a residence on Henry Vale Road in Warwick. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said: “A few minutes after 7pm on Wednesday police executed a warrant under the Authority of PACE, at a residence on Henry Vale Road just off of Keith Hall... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Cultivating Cannabis Plants

Court: Man Denies Cultivating Cannabis Plants

Appearing in Magistrates Court, 40-year-old Antonio Cabral of Hamilton Parish plead not guilty to charges under the Misuse of Drugs Act. He told Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo that he was not guilty of possessing cannabis; cultivating cannabis plants; possessing cannabis intended for supply; possessing a grinder and possessing a digital scale both of which... Read more of this article

Tucker Pleads Guilty To Cultivating Cannabis

Tucker Pleads Guilty To Cultivating Cannabis

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Jan 8], a 39-year-old man pleaded guilty to cultivating cannabis plants in September of last year. Shannon Tucker pleaded guilty to cultivating the plants at a Broken Hill Lane Smith’s residence, with the Court hearing the plants had a total weight of 2.63 grams of cannabis. Prosecutor Maria Sofianos told... Read more of this article

Man Pleads Not Guilty To Cannabis Charge

Man Pleads Not Guilty To Cannabis Charge

In Magistrate’s Court this morning [Dec 10], a 29-year-old man pleaded not guilty to the charge of cultivating cannabis. Appearing in front of Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo, Warwick resident Barry Legrenzi denied the charge and had his bail set at $3,000 by the Magistrate. The accused will return for trial in March 2015. Related StoriesCourt:... Read more of this article

Man Denies Importing & Cultivating Cannabis

Man Denies Importing & Cultivating Cannabis

Appearing in Magistrates Court earlier this week, a 32 year old man denied importing and cultivating cannabis. Aaron DeSilva pleaded not guilty to importing cannabis in January 2014 and to cultivating cannabis on the same date. Senior Magistrate Archie Warner set trial for July 2014, and granted Mr DeSilva $10,000 bail but required a surety. Related... Read more of this article

Activist Wants Amnesty For Cannabis Growers

Activist Wants Amnesty For Cannabis Growers

Alan Gordon says “immediate amnesty” must be granted to persons growing cannabis for gravely ill patients who cannot afford medicine with or without a permit. “There is only one way to allow the immediate medical cannabis called for by the CRC Report,” said Mr. Gordon, saying he was speaking for an unofficial collective of nearly two... Read more of this article

Man Admits Having Cannabis Plants On Boat

Man Admits Having Cannabis Plants On Boat

A 53 year old man appeared in Magistrates Court today [Feb 18] where he admitted having cannabis plants on his boat. Robert Leslie Holman pleaded guilty to three charges involving the possession of 0.50 grams of cannabis and was fined a total of $1,800. The facts presented to Senior Magistrate Archie Warner were that on 19th September 2013, Holman was... Read more of this article

Men Charged: Possessing, Cultivating Marijuana

Men Charged: Possessing, Cultivating Marijuana

Appearing in Magistrates Court yesterday [Dec 18] two family members were both charged with drug related offences alleged to have occurred in August 2013. Emmanuel Outerbridge pleaded not guilty to possessing cannabis with intent to supply and to possessing scales fitted and intended for use in the supply of illegal drugs. The amount was alleged to... Read more of this article

Cannabis Plants Seized, 32-Yr-Old Man Arrested

Cannabis Plants Seized, 32-Yr-Old Man Arrested

On Wednesday, August 28th police officers executed a search warrant at a Spice Hill Road, Warwick residence and seized 14 cannabis plants. “A 32 year old Warwick man was arrested in connection with the matter and subsequently released on police bail pending further inquiries,” a police spokesperson said. Related StoriesPolice... Read more of this article

Smiths Parish Man Denies Cultivating Cannabis

Smiths Parish Man Denies Cultivating Cannabis

In Magistrates Court yesterday [Feb 26], Smith’s Parish resident Makki Talbot-Foote, 26, pleaded not guilty to three charges involving the possession, cultivation, and possession of equipment intended for use with an illegal drug. The charges were that on 27th October 2012, in Smith’s Parish, he possessed the illegal drug cannabis; was cultivating... Read more of this article

Couple Charged With Cultivating Marijuana

Couple Charged With Cultivating Marijuana

This morning [Dec 24] in Magistrates Court, Mark Daniels, 49, and Felicia Daniels, 53, both of Devonshire were together charged with cultivating marijuana plants on 17th August 2012 in Devonshire. The Court that 36 marijuana plants were seized by the police. Before Senior Magistrate Archie Warner, each pleaded not guilty, and were bailed for $5,000... Read more of this article