Legal Marijuana Store launched in Montego Bay

Business News: Legal Marijuana Store launched in Montego Bay – The first licensed cannabis, seed-to-sale medical marijuana store, Epican launched the opening of their second location in Montego Bay on Jimmy Cliff Blvd last Thursday. The first location opened in Kingston in 2015, with the goal to Educate, Medicate and Elevate, operates under the Cannabis Licensed Authority and are able to legally produce, distribute and sells a variety of strains, oils, sublingual, vaporizers, etc.

Hosted by radio personality, Ron Muschette, who exclaimed, how unfortunate for person’s who passed as a result of the herb, like Mario Dean and rastas in the Coral Garden Massacre but also proud of those who held up the mantle Peter Tosh, Jacob Miller, Bob Marley, all others and Epican.

Owned by brothers, Dwayne McKenzie, President and Karibe McKenzie CEO of Epican, who are enthusiast and pioneers in the industry, decided to expand their reach to the Tourist capital at a strategic location, on Jimmy Cliff Blvd., Montego Bay. Dwayne Mckenzie, who first spoke at the launch, expressed that, ‘Epican is here to represent and move towards future health, and growth of our culture.’

Also invited to speak, was President of the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce, Winston Lawson. He gave special welcome and thanks Epican for making Montego Bay a great part of their expansion. He bragged that ‘We are the fastest growing city and Tourism capital of the Caribbean as of our hospitality. We are also an attraction for investments which will bring forth
economic buzz for both private and public centre enterprise.’

He further mentioned,  the positive of Sangsters intl. Airport expansions and the negative of the challenges Montego Bay may have. He urged us all that,  “good can overcome, with continued investment and support. Also that Epican is adding energy to the space of Montego Bay.” He further went to extend membership to Epican by way of mouth to the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce.

“All business should give back as they have a social responsibility,” exclaimed  Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Ass. President, Omar Robinson. He also spoke of Epican being an

‘Integrated brand’ for farm extractions and they will ‘Play by the Rules.’

The launched was made even more exciting when Hon. Floyd Green, MP, Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries also spoke. He commented that Epican has created a scope for more research. He also mentioned that the government is focusing on the Cannabis industry with key points:1) on a robust local medicinal man, 2) Cannabis License Authority infusing research and 3)strengthening the framework with the director of operations. He reinforced that Jamaica is well known for our expertise in growing cannabis and shared that farmers in Acommpong, are now able to integrate into the medicinal cannabis industry. He ended by urging others to invest in the legal cannabis industry.

The launch formalities ended with Jermaine Bibbons, Marketing Manager of Epican, welcoming all the evening’s speakers and guest to the opening of Epican’s expansion to Montego Bay.

All speakers then gather to cut the ribbon to the launch of Epican, Montego Bay.

Legal Marijuana Store launched in Montego Bay

From left;
Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Ass. President, Omar Robinson, Hon. Floyd Green, MP, Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Dwayne McKenzie, President of Epican,
President of the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce, Winston Lawson and Jermaine Bibbons, Marketing Manager of Epican cutting the ribbon, at the launch of Epican, Montego Bay last Thursday evening on Jimmy Cliff Blvd.
The evening’s speakers applaud at the ribbon cutting at the launch of Epican in Montego Bay.
Legal Marijuana Store launched in Montego Bay
Legal Marijuana Store launched in Montego Bay
Hon. Floyd Green, MP, Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries

Hon. Floyd Green, MP, Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries speaking at last Thursday’s Epican launch in tourist capital, Montego Bay.

By Dominique Gaynor – Mckoy’s Business News

 

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