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Delegation of USVI Leaders Travel to Colorado For Marijuana Summit Ahead of Potential Legalization in…

Ernice Gilbert | October 22, 2021

Twelve senators, Governor Albert Bryan and members of his executive branch, members of the V.I. Cannabis Board, V.I. Dept. of Tourism officials, representatives of the Office of Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett and other government officials will head to Colorado for a V.I. Cannabis Summit that starts on Monday, as local leaders set the stage for a debate on the legalization of marijuana in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The summit is being led and was organized by Senate President Donna Frett-Gregory, who spoke to the Consortium Wednesday on why the weeklong event is of immense importance. For one, it serves to impart indelible knowledge on the cannabis industry to local leaders as debate at home is expected to start soon. And it's happening in Colorado — among the first states to legalize recreational marijuana and an example of a successfully…

V.I. Port Authority Announces New Online Procurement…

Staff Consortium | October 21, 2021

The V.I. Port Authority announced Thursday the use of a new online procurement system for the purchase…

Inmates Facing Additional Sentences for Attempts to…

Amanie Mathurin | October 21, 2021

ST. THOMAS — Two inmates are facing additional prison sentences after their attempts to introduce contraband…

Bill Looking to Collect Taxes From Virgin Islanders…

Ernice Gilbert | October 21, 2021

Senators through a bill forwarded to the Committee on Rules and Judiciary Tuesday are hoping to collect…

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