No Caribbean country has, as yet, followed in the footsteps of Bermuda where drug accused can be cautioned for having a small amount of drugs.
Until then, said Justice Randall Worrell, the courts here will be guided by the laws relating to marijuana.
He was dealing with Jamaican/Canadian drug mule Serena Daniella Gentles, who was sentenced to 36 months in jail. Gentles was the first inmate to be sentenced via Zoom.
However, she will only have to spend a remaining 113 days. (HLE)
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