Canada to allow the sale of marijuana edibles

Observer on June 15th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

OTTAWA, Canada (AP) — The Canadian Government says a limited selection of cannabis-laced food products won’t hit retail shelves in the country before mid-December.Last October, Canada became the second and largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace but it has delayed the sale of edibles containing pot.

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Alleged scammers held with illegal firearm

Observer on June 15th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

MEMBERS of the Counter-Terrorism and Organised Crime Investigation Branch arrested two men and a woman for alleged breaches of the Firearm Act and the Law Reform (Fraudulent Transaction) (Special Provisions) Act 2013, during operations in Coral Spring, Duncans, Trelawny on Thursday.The accused are 21-year-old Chad-Wane Lewin, a caretaker of Coral Springs, and 29-year-old Joedia Palmer, sales representative, also of Coral Springs, and a teenage boy.

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A COMMON AGENDA – DAVID NOEL

Observer on June 15th, 2019 | File Under Lifestyle -

DAVID NOELPresident & CEO, Scotiabank Jamaica LimitedOn Fatherhood:

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A COMMON AGENDA – Richard Burgess

Observer on June 15th, 2019 | File Under Lifestyle -

RICHARD BURGESSManaging Director, Richburg Development Limited On Fatherhood:I am really enjoying fatherhood with my children; they have made me very proud. Some of my proudest moments were given to me by my children.They achieve well, they behave well, they’re focused, and they make the journey very easy for me as a father. 

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Serving Face with Pretty Faces

Observer on June 15th, 2019 | File Under Lifestyle -

Operating from the Portmore Mall at Shop 24B for close to nine years, Pretty Faces Beauty Studio and Spa aims to take its clients on an odyssey of the senses, ensuring that the experience rebalances the mind and body. The spa menu offers a myriad of facials, nail care services, body therapy treatments as well as waxing and lash extensions. Pretty Faces Manager Kadian Blake-Nugent has adapted a regimen that she encourages all her clients to adhere to. “We live in a hot tropical…

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Is there more to PEP critique than meets the eye?

Gleaner on June 15th, 2019 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Sir: On Friday, June 14, The Gleaner carried a letter by one TREBUH EROOM, which seemed very personal in its critique of Dr Tamika Benjamin of the education ministry’s math unit and other officers, while praising the work of the Core…

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Leave obeah alone

Gleaner on June 15th, 2019 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Sir: The Apostle Paul in the book of the Galatians asked, “O foolish Galatians! Who has ‘bewitched’ you, that you should not obey the truth…”? The Galatians had begun to bring the old rules and traditions of Judaism into their new…

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Letter of the Day | Corruption, crime and cronyism are rampant

Gleaner on June 15th, 2019 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Sir: Corruption, crime, and cronyism continue unabated, while we are conned into believing that we are doing well, while the very fabric of society is being undermined by the pervasiveness of crude and lawless behaviour, and our elderly…

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Edna’s ‘senior lecher’ must go!

Gleaner on June 15th, 2019 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Sir: What has or, more accurately, not been taking place at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts in response to complaints made by and/or on behalf of female sexual harassment victims enrolled at that institution…

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Keep the family together

Gleaner on June 15th, 2019 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Sir: The annual silent celebration is here again when children, in association with the media, present Father’s Day 2019. This will be held in a house near you. Father’s Day over the years has been a hushed, low-key celebration that…

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