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Cockpit Country on High Emotions

Cockpit Country on High Emotions

Author - 16 Nov, 2018

A Technical report prepared by the University of the West Indies (UWI) Centre for Environmental Management, in September 2013, noted that residents are in agreement that the Jamaica National Heritage Trust should seek a nomination of World Heritage Site for the Cockpit Country.

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The Power of Volunteerism

Author - 16 Nov, 2018

More than 1 billion people volunteer globally, the majority of them serving in their own countries. Many are in the forefront of efforts to improve the way they and their fellow citizens are governed and engaged. Moreover, volunteers are playing a vital role in making governments worldwide more accountable and responsive to their citizens.

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Land tenure
JAHJAH doctors giving back to the homeland

Youth and Ganja: resolving mixed messages

Author - 16 Nov, 2018

- No one is any longer criminally charged for possessing two ounces or less of ganja.
- Rastafarians can legally use ganja as a sacrament.
- Persons who meet given criteria can go into designated shops and buy ganja legally.
- Anyone can grow five ganja plants.
- Doctors can prescribe ganja to treat some ailments.
- Anyone who meets all the licensing criteria can enter the legal ganja industry.

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Food Trends

Eco-Conscious Packaging
Cardboard-based take out containers are a great substitute for styrofoam, and options go beyond take-out lunch boxes.
The Government's ban on single-use plastic bags and styrofoam is on-trend, as it is environmentally necessary. Global brands like Frito Lay and Colgate-Palmolive are switching to packaging that has smaller or negligible environmental footprints. It's getting more common in North America for grocery stores to reward customers for bringing their own bags.

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