AS PLANS FOR THE LOCAL MEDICINAL CANNABIS INDUSTRY UNFOLD, GOVERNMENT MOVES TO OPERATIONALIZE MEDICAL CANNABIS AUTHORITY
BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, November 17, 2022 (SKNIS) – The Ministry of Small Business and Entrepreneurship as part of its Global Entrepreneurship week 2022 celebrations held a CannaBiz panel discussion on November 16, 2022. During the panel discussion, Attorney General the Hon. Garth Wilkins spoke to the existing laws that deal with the regulation of Cannabis and the Government’s plans for the industry moving forward.
Former Health Minister Akilah Bryon-Nisbett isn’t anxious about the government’s recent transfer of doctors from Joseph N France (JNF) General Hospital to the Pogson institution in Sandy Point.
“I think first you would have need to follow the data and see how many patients you have coming through Pogson at any given time and then determine if it’s absolutely necessary to have doctors full time,” she explained to www.sknnewssource.com in a recent exclusive.
FORMER HEALTH MINISTER AKILAH BYRON-NISBETT wants citizens and residents of St Kitts and Nevis take cancer seriously.
“Cancer related cases has always been an issue in St Kitts and Nevis as well. We have a growing number especially breast cancer and prostate cancer, so cancer has always been an issue as it relates to non-communicable diseases,” she said.