In St James, Jamaica, the Uses of Hemp received much support from the Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Audley Shaw. Shaw announced that the government is actively pursuing a means to support a motor vehicle company’s aspiration to grow their own industrial hemp.

Shaw recently made a trip to Canada to investigate the business opportunities of industrial hemp.

Uses of Hemp

A significant motor vehicle company wants to cultivate industrial hemp in Jamaica, for the purpose of developing new fabrics and materials for car interiors.

Shaw recognises the importance of getting Jamaica onboard with the global cannabis movement, which is a potential billion dollar industry.

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