FAQs

A little bit about Jamaica

Jamaica is the 3rd largest English speaking country in the Americas with approximately 3 million inhabitants and 4.5 million tourist visits per year.  It has a long history of cannabis use for medical and spiritual purposes.   

What is the legality of medical cannabis in Jamaica?

Medical cannabis was decriminalized in 2015, and can now be readily obtained through licensed dispensaries, known locally as "herb houses".   For more information visit: https://www.cla.org.jm/about/overview

What is the process to obtain medical cannabis?

When visiting any dispensary (herb house) on the island, you will have a consultation with a medical professional onsite who can then issue you a prescription to purchase cannabis the very same day.  The entire process is quick and no appointment is necessary.  For further information visit: https://www.marijuanadoctors.com/international-patients/jamaica-medical-marijuana-card/

How can I buy Jamaica cannabis in my home country?

New Level is currently working to export Jamaican cannabis to several countries.  This process will take some time due to the highly regulated nature of the industry, however cannabis exports from Jamaica are already happening.  If you have interest in getting Jamaican medical cannabis outside Jamaica, please contact us

How many companies in Jamaica have been awarded a cannabis license?

Jamaica has 5 different categories of licenses.  As at October 31, 2019 only 22 cultivation licenses have been issued.  For more information visit: 

https://cla.org.jm/update/new-updates


What is the best way to consume medical cannabis?

Depending on the ailment or symptoms you are trying to treat, a variety of products and consumption methods are available.  Traditional methods involve smoking or vaporizing dried flower and/or consuming oil orally.  More recently, topical creams and vaporizing extracts have become popular. 

What is medical cannabis used for?

Medical cannabis is used to treat a wide variety of conditions such as pain, stress, anxiety, depression, inflammatory diseases and seizure disorders to name a few.  If you have a specific health condition and would like to learn more about cannabis as a treatment, please contact us.

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