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MAP - Drugnews - Cayman Islands

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Published: Thu, 19 Apr 2018 08:39:44 -0700

Last Build Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2018 08:10:02 GMT


Cayman Islands: Editorial: Cannabis Oil A Or Political Snake Oil?

Mon, 15 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT

Caymanian Compass, 15 Aug 2016 - Premier Alden McLaughlin (who is an attorney) outlined the case against moving forward with the legalization of medical marijuana in the Cayman Islands. He then endorsed moving forward with the legalization of medical marijuana in the Cayman Islands. A statement released by the Office of the Premier noted the following:

Cayman Islands: Cayman Joins World Campaign To Raise Awareness

Wed, 23 Jun 2010 07:00:00 GMT

Cayman Net News, 23 Jun 2010 - Cayman joins the international community this Saturday, 26 June, in observing International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking to raise awareness of the major problems that illicit drugs represent to society, particularly to young people. With the theme, "Do drugs control your life? Your life. Your community. No place for drugs," campaign organizers are mobilizing support for worldwide drug control.

Cayman Islands: PUB LTE: Rethink Laws On Ganja

Thu, 21 May 2009 07:00:00 GMT

Caymanian Compass, 21 May 2009 - I too am an educated young Caymanian with a great and steady job (even though I drink occasionally). I often wonder why there is so much emphasis placed on the users and abusers of a drug like marijuana when the risks of alcohol and tobacco outweigh that of 'weed'.

Cayman Islands: LTE: Prevent Drug Abuse Among Youth

Tue, 23 Dec 2008 08:00:00 GMT

Cayman Net News, 23 Dec 2008 - Dear Sir, Drugs are now cheaper and more readily available today than they were a decade ago. The Cayman Islands addiction rates are at an unprecedented high; the judicial system is clogged with drug-related cases.

Cayman Islands: Students DARE To Win Submarine Ride

Tue, 24 Jun 2008 07:00:00 GMT

Cayman Net News, 24 Jun 2008 - Ecstatic year six students at John A. Cumber Primary School won a ride on the Atlantis Submarine through their participation in the DARE programme. Police Constable Nettie Bulgin taught the Drug Abuse Resistance Education programme to four year-six classes at the school, in an effort to educate young people about the dangers of drugs.

Cayman Islands: U.S. Labels Cayman 'Major Money Laundering

Tue, 01 Apr 2008 07:00:00 GMT

Cayman Net News, 01 Apr 2008 - A major US government report has included the Cayman Islands in a worldwide list of major money laundering countries. The report, prepared by the United States Department of State Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs and entitled 'International Narcotics Control Strategy Report', concedes that the Cayman Islands have made serious inroads into the threat of their offshore status being used for laundering drug money but warns that "The complex nature of money laundering transactions today makes it difficult in many cases to distinguish the proceeds of narcotics trafficking from the proceeds of other serious crime. Moreover, financial institutions engaging in transactions involving significant amounts of proceeds of other serious crime are vulnerable to narcotics-related money laundering."

Cayman Islands: Editorial: Students' Drug Use Handled Fairly

Wed, 17 Oct 2007 07:00:00 GMT

Caymanian Compass, 17 Oct 2007 - Looking for a place to buy a little weed? Look in the Friday, 12-14 October edition of the Caymanian Compass in the story about school students busted for allegedly using ganja at a beach party. The kids admitted they bought the illegal substance at Seven Mile Public Beach.

Cayman Islands: DARE Graduates Sixteen On The Brac

Fri, 13 Jul 2007 07:00:00 GMT

Cayman Net News, 13 Jul 2007 - Tuesday, 26 June marked the end of the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) programme on Cayman Brac with the graduation of sixteen students from the Creek and Spot Bay Primary School. The ceremony was held in the conference room at the Brac Reef Beach Resort where the students were presented with their certificates and awards.

Cayman Islands: OPED: Observance Of International Day Against

Wed, 27 Jun 2007 07:00:00 GMT

Cayman Net News, 27 Jun 2007 - Today the National Drug Council (NDC) joins with the United Nations and countries around the world to mark International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. We at the NDC welcome this day as yet another opportunity to reinforce the message that illegal drugs have no place in our community and it is especially fitting that this message underlines the slogan for today's observance: "Do drugs control your life? Your life. Your community. No place for drugs."