This section is dedicated to celebrities, communities, and expositions that support the United Cannabis global mission for cannabis based medicine.

Celebrity Football Golden League Match

Cannabinoid Research & Development (CRD), a Jamaican based subsidiary company of United Cannabis, sporsored the St. Catherine Artist vs Kingston Artist celebrity football match on March 8th. The event is to take place in Spanish Town Oval, and features names like Beenie-man, Chronixx, Likkle Dainjah, Jigsey King, Mitch, Lukie D, Beeky, Naily, Nija Kid, and more.



Farmers all over Jamaica take part in marijuana exhibition called the Stepping High Festival

Since 2003, Stepping High Festival has been exhibiting Jamaica’s outstanding Ganja cultivation in Negril. This one-of-a-kind ganja competition which displays the rich variety of Jamaica’s natural strains was only permitted to exist as a hush-hush word of mouth event among scores of tourists and local area residents, according to Citi Lyfe. This year the organizers say invitation is extended to all to attend the festival’s 12th staging, which kicks off on Saturday, March 7 on Cayenne Beach in Negril, Jamaica and run through Sunday, March 8, 2015. The theme year is “together in oneness” which effectively conveys the message of unity as the festival is moving towards its next stage of evolution in the beautiful country where the national slogan is “out of many, one people.”  Tony Verzura, United Cannabis C.T.O, along with Marc Richardson, CRD C.T.O, were asked to participate as judges, panelists, and exhibit booth for the ganja community. Read More (CLICK HERE)

Exhibiting at the Launch of the National Nutraceutical Industry (NNI)

In fulfilling the mandate for the NCST to develop a National Nutraceutical Industry, a steering committee has been established, comprising representatives from stakeholder groups and has since been engaged in the detailed planning for its establishment. This launch is expected to serve as a catalyst for the growth and development of a vibrant sustainable Nutraceutical Industry in Jamaica. The NNI is governed by a board of management with the capacity to nurture, monitor, regulate and facilitate entrepreneurs large and small. United Cannabis, and their subsidiary Jamaica based company Cannabinoid Research & Development (CRD), will be exhibiting a booth in collaboration with a local company called Sun Spice Seasonings Co Ltd. Cannabinoid Research & Development (CRD) is a Jamaican based corporation pursuing local licensing to advance the use of medical cannabis therapies through biomedical research and development for the nutraceutical industry. CRD plans to extent their services to local business in need of cannabinoid isolation and infusion techniques to develop proprietary nutraceutical products specific to their business model.

The conference will kick offs in Jamaica at Serengeti Pavilion, Hope Zoo on March 5th from 1pm-4pm. Prime minister, the Most Hon   Portia Simpson Miller will be the keynote speaker and will do the official launch of the Industry at 3pm. Consultation between key stakeholders and booth exhibitors will take place between 1pm and 3pm.
National Nutraceutical Industry (NNI)
Location: Serengeti Pavilion, Hope Zoo
Date: March 5th
Time: 1pm to 4pm

Read More About Jamaica (CLICK HERE)



Richie Spice Speaks Truth



Richie Spice is a Jamaican reggae artist. He is a member of the Rastafari movement. Some of his most famous songs include, “Youth Dem Cold”, “Groovin’ My Girl”, “Earth A Run Red”, “Marijuana” and “The Plane Land”. Three of his brothers are also reggae artists – Pliers, Spanner Banner, and Snatcha Lion. Richie Spice gives thanks endorsing CRD & United Cannabis for getting involved in Jamaica’s anticipated medical cannabis and hemp industry.