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Doctors Express raid was ‘unlawful’, court rules

A customs raid and seizure of medical cannabis products from Doctor’s Express healthcare facility was unlawful, the Grand Court has ruled.

Doctors Express sues CBC over vaporised cannabis raid

Doctors Express Urgent Care Ltd. has filed a civil lawsuit against Customs and Border Control in relation to a 2019 raid at the medical company’s office.

Doctors Express ordered to pull cannabis vapes from shelves

A local healthcare facility has been ordered to stop prescribing and selling vaporising cannabinoids after the Health Practice Commission on Saturday issued a cease notice.

Insurance, pharmacy leaders grouse over drug ads

Insurance and pharmacy leaders in the Cayman Islands say advertisements promoting THC products at a local healthcare facility are unacceptable and highlight the need for updated laws regulating the advertising of any prescription drugs.

Cannabis oil a growing option for Cayman’s doctors and vets

More than 500 patients and at least a dozen dogs have been prescribed medical cannabis since it was made legal in the Cayman Islands two years ago.

Canadian interest in Cayman cannabis market grows

A second Canadian cannabis company has exported therapeutic oils to the Cayman Islands, adding to a growing list of international producers interested in entering the island’s recently legalized medical marijuana sector.

Canadian cannabis company begins exports to Cayman

Canada’s medicinal cannabis producers have joined Jamaica in testing the Cayman Islands as an export market.

Cayman importers envision local cannabis oil industry

Cayman’s first legal cannabis oil import has piqued business interests and could indicate the start of a budding industry.

Doctors at seminar tout potential of medical cannabis

Cannabis has enormous potential to help treat a variety of conditions which currently have no cure, according to two experts in the field who gave an educational seminar to around 200 people at the Lions Centre on Wednesday night.

Importers work to bring legal cannabis extracts to Cayman

The first attempts to import cannabis extracts to the Cayman Islands are under way, following approval of the products for medical purposes in November. Businessman Prentice Panton said he is working with developers in Jamaica to process and test extracts for eventual use in Cayman.

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After vote legalizes medicinal cannabis oil, supply becomes the issue

A legislative vote Monday has cleared the way for cannabis oil to be prescribed in the Cayman Islands for cancer patients and other medical issues if the government can find a legal supplier. Lawmakers approved a key second reading of a bill that will amend the Misuse of Drugs Law to allow the substance, derived from the marijuana plant, to be prescribed by local doctors and carried by Cayman pharmacies.

Lawmakers pass bill to legalize medicinal cannabis oil

The legalization of cannabis oil for medicinal purposes was supported by all present Cayman Islands lawmakers Monday afternoon. “[This bill] is going to give [patients] hope to be able to cope,” said Education Minister Tara Rivers. “That…is a very powerful drug in itself.”

Bill to legalize cannabis oil introduced

Legislation that would legalize cannabis oil for medicinal purposes in the Cayman Islands was introduced Friday afternoon, but Legislative Assembly debate on the measure was held until Monday. Premier Alden McLaughlin said he agreed to bring forward proposed changes to the Misuse of Drugs Law.

Cannabis law change made public

Government has published amendments to the Misuse of Drugs Law to allow doctors to prescribe “cannabis extracts and tinctures” as controlled drugs.

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EDITORIAL – Cannabis oil – or political snake oil?

Premier Alden McLaughlin (who is an attorney) outlined the case against moving forward with the legalization of medical marijuana in the Cayman Islands. He then endorsed moving forward with the legalization of medical marijuana in the Cayman Islands.

Premier: Gov’t supports medical uses for cannabis oil

Premier Alden McLaughlin has instructed government lawyers to draft legislation allowing local doctors to prescribe cannabis oil, which is derived from the marijuana plant, for medical purposes.

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