Legal cannabis law tabled in House of Assembly

The Government is aware that this Bill prescribes uses beyond ’medical and scientific use’ as sanctioned by the United Nations oversight bodies
Royal Gazette (Bermuda)
Saturday, December 12, 2020

bermuda cannabis reformLegislation to lay the framework for legal cannabis in Bermuda was tabled in the House of Assembly. Kathy Lynn Simmons, the Attorney-General and the Minister of Legal Affairs said the Cannabis Licensing Act 2020 would open the door for the legal use of cannabis in Bermuda by those over the age of 21. The long debated law also details for the framework for commercial cannabis production and sales including licences for importation, exportation and transport. Licences will be developed to allow the importation and exportation of cannabis to countries where the drug is lawful. The Bill would allow the minister to exclude powerful strains of cannabis. (See also: Bermuda plans adult-use, medical cannabis industry)