Cannabis Cup a resounding success

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cannabis-cup-2015-photo-1.jpgMatt Stang, director of advertising and sponsorships at High Times magazine, co-promoter of the Cannabis Cup held November 12-15 in Negril, described the event as a resounding success.

"It was a fantastic experience and greatly exceeded all expectations. Jamaica is an incredible and welcoming country. We can't wait for another year in paradise," said Stang.

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He listed the performances of I Wayne, Luciano and Tarrus Riley among the highlights of the 'Cup', which took place at Long Bay Beach Park.

"Having the minister of justice (senator Mark Golding) deliver a fantastic seminar on the future of Cannabis in Jamaica, and presenting the awards to the best ganja farmers in Jamaica" was another plus for Stang.

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The four-day weed fest drew thousands of Jamaicans and foreigners. On closing day, a panel of judges presided over competition in various 'best ganja' categories.

High Times, a monthly publication that covers the global ganja scene, started the Cannabis Cup in 1988. It has been held mainly in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, maybe the most liberal centre for ganja.

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The Negril show was co-promoted by Rasta Rootzfest, an organisation in Westmoreland committed to legalisation of ganja in Jamaica.

 

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