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Reception held in honor of Apostolic Nuncio Nwachukwu

Prime Minister Minnis attended a reception to mark the visit of the newly appointed Apostolic Nuncio, the Most Rev. Archbishop Fortunatus Nwachukwu. The reception was held on Thursday 6 February at the residence of H.E. Basil W. Barnett, Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas to the Holy See. The Most Rev.

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  • Preliminary Report: The Bahamas National Commission on Marijuana

    FINAL REPORT – 24 JANUARY 2020 (1)

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  • Marijuana Report tabled in House of Assembly

    Recommendations include legalization for medicinal use, decriminalization of possession of one ounce or less The legalization of cannabis for medical and scientific purposes and the decriminalization of possession of one ounce or less of cannabis for personal use for people over 21 are among the main recommendations included in the preliminary report from the Bahamas

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  • Marijuana Report Tabled

    Mr. Speaker: In coming to office, it was the objective of my Government to pursue policies to uplift Bahamians – and especially those who come from modest backgrounds as I did. In The Bahamas we have a criminal justice system that needs reform in a number of areas, including the possession of small amounts of

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  • Groundbreaking Ceremony for University of The Bahamas

    Ladies and gentlemen: Good morning. Thank you Minister Lloyd for your kind introduction. To all who have worked so hard to make this day happen, I extend my sincere gratitude on behalf of the people of The Bahamas, and on behalf of the generations of students who will reside in and utilize this complex. Today’s

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