The Barbados Medicinal Cannabis Appeals Tribunal has been established to hear appeals in accordance with the Act. A person who is aggrieved by a decision of the BMCLA may appeal to the Tribunal by way of notice of appeal within 14 days of the date of the decision or within such longer period as the Tribunal may, in any special circumstances, allow.
A copy of the notice of appeal, together with copies of any correspondence, document or statement shall be served to the Authority.
The Tribunal shall cause all parties to the appeal to be informed:
o of the date of the hearing of the appeal, which should be within 30 days from the date on which the statement is served on the appellant;
o that they may appear in person or be represented by an attorney-at-law or an agent; and
o that they may call witnesses on their behalf.
Anyone who is dissatisfied by the decision of the Tribunal may, within 30 days after the party is notified of the decision, appeal to the High Court against the decision in accordance with the rules of the court.
More information can be found in the Barbados Medicinal Cannabis Industry Act by clicking here
Industry: A sustainable globally competitive medicinal cannabis industry with patient care at its centre, while contributing to the country's economic development and employment opportunities.
BMCLA: A regulator positioning the local medical cannabis industry as a global centre of excellence in training, certification, research and development and to provide a high quality, accessible and advanced patient-centric environment to qualifying individuals.
Industry: To establish a patient centric approach towards the advancement of the medical cannabis industry in Barbados and the wider region through training, research, and development.
BMCLA: To foster a locally derived medical cannabis industry as a global centre of excellence through training, research, and development, for a safe, innovative and well regulated medicinal cannabis regime, while penetrating new markets and improving the lives of the Barbadian population.