Press Release

Ministry of Education, Youth Affairs and Sports
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
Agriculture, Law
Release Date:
Wednesday, 24 June 2020 - 6:37pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is hosting a Virtual Public Meeting on the Bill entitled, Cannabis Licencing Act, 2020 via Webexon June 25 at 7:30 p.m. 

The discussion will be led by Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture who will detail the contents of the plan and the economic benefits to be derived from the industry.

Honourable Wheatley will be joined by National Cannabis Group Lead Partner, Miller Thomson Law Firm Ms. Sandra Gogal, and Barrister and Solicitor International Medical Cannabis Consultant Mr. Courtney Betty.

Persons can join the conversation via Webex at or call in via phone 129 743 7907.

Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie will present the bill on Friday, June 26 in the House of Assembly for its second and third reading.


Sheriece T. Smith

Information Officer II 
Dept. of Information & Public Relations 
Telephone: 468- 2740