Jamaica Legalize: O apelo de Peter Tosh torna-se profecia
Tudo indica que quase quarenta anos depois da profecia de Peter Tosh, o país mais associado ao consumo de maconha irá legalizar a ganja em seu território. Diz o Guardian:
“Debate could start this month in the country where the drug, known popularly as “ganja”, has long been culturally entrenched but illegal.
The bill would establish a cannabis licensing authority to deal with the regulations needed to cultivate, sell and distribute the herb for medical, scientific and therapeutic purposes. “We need to position ourselves to take advantage of the significant economic opportunities offered by this emerging industry,” he said.
It would make possession of 2 ounces (56g) or less an offence that would not result in a criminal record. Cultivation of five or fewer plants on any premises would be permitted. Rastafarians, who use marijuana as a sacrament, could also legally use it for religious purposes for the first time in Jamaica, where the spiritual movement was founded in the 1930s.
E lá vão quase 40 anos que Peter Tosh cantava: