Tag: US Virgin Islands

U.S. Virgin Islands Calls for People with Cannabis Convictions To Reach Out for Expungements

November 27, 2023 · High Times

U.S. Virgin Islands Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. recently called out to residents with cannabis convictions to contact the government to determine if those convictions are eligible for expungement. The territory’s cannabis law, Act No. 8679, dictates that any cannabis convictions be automatically expunged if it involves an individual in possession of two ounces of cannabis or less. “This initiative reflects the Governor’s commitment to justice and fairness in applying the law, especially in light of recent changes that have made the… Read more.

The Green Entitled Wave: Will Cannabis Be Exploited Around Epstein Island?

October 10, 2023 · Cannabis Now

The Caribbean is famous for its beautiful beaches, but the US Virgin Islands have faced challenges from past scandals and natural disasters. Now, they’re considering cannabis legalization to boost their economy and support local communities, including the Rastafari, who view cannabis as sacred. However, there’s a risk of exploitation by wealthy investors. Virgin Islands Cannabis Legalization & Rasta Equity With recent horrifying marks on the territory’s world views, such as the Epstein Island sex scandals of past years, the Virgin… Read more.