Review ganja laws

Decriminalization would ease the court system, clogged with cases of young people facing charges for marijuana possession and use
Barbados Today (Barbados)
Thursday, September 22, 2016

The Government of Barbados will have to face the fact that more and more Barbadians, particularly young people, are open to the decriminalization of cannabis, Research Assistant at the Caribbean Development Research Services (CADRES) Devaron Bruce said. Quoting previously released statistics which showed that the number of people against decriminalization had dropped steeply from 80 per cent in 2008 to 36 per cent by 2014, Bruce said it was time for a change in legislation to allow for use of marijuana in small quantities. (See also: Marijuana offences clogging Barbados court system | Ganja gold)