Tag Archives: Cultivation

Marijuana Cultivation Linked To Deforestation

The Forestry department’s issue with the cultivation of marijuana is more about the practice of deforestation than the actual growing of the crop. Cornelius Richards, a senior Forestry Supervisor, spoke on the topic on a recent NBC radio programme. Richards said that the cutting down of trees to plant marijuana causes harm to the environment…. Continue Reading →

PM Says Marijuana Cultivation Is Negatively Affecting This Country’s Forests

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves has suggested that the cultivation of marijuana in the hills of Caribbean countries is causing the degradation of the forests. The Prime Minister made the remark while delivering the feature address at the opening ceremony of the OECS Climate Change seminar which wraps up here today. Dr Gonsalves told participants… Continue Reading →