There is no escaping the reputation that Jamaica has for growing herbs especially marijuana. What many foreigners fail to realize, is that marijuana is completely illegal in Jamaica and you can be arrested if found in possession.
For years many have advocated for the legalization of marijuana citing its many benefits. Many argue that the answer to Jamaica’s problem lies in the decriminalization of “ganja”.
Today’s Throwback Thursday highlight’s Peter Tosh , a former member of The Wailers, a group which consisted of Bob Marley and Bunny Wailer .
27 years after his passing , there are still debates about the pros and cons of legalizing Marijuana. Marijuana is legalized in some parts of the US for medicinal purposes , and cities like Amsterdam capitalize on Marijuana tourism.
Besides the obvious smoking of the plant the by products are numerous, hemp oil, jewelry , hair products, fabric etc.
In this live performance of “Bush Doctor ” in Sao Paolo, Brazil Tosh calls for the legalization of marijuana . Thirty years after this performance marijuana fields are being burnt down regularly in Jamaica . Legalize or Burn It ? What are your thoughts on the subject?