April 5, 2024

San Pedro Town man with weed stash avoids jail

Savery pleaded guilty to two counts of possession of controlled drugs with intent to supply for 839 grams and 97 grams of marijuana found during a [...]
April 13, 2022

Legalize it! Anti-referendum petition launched

The "No Referendum; Legalize it" petition was launched yesterday with the initial target of hitting 100 signatures. It has already garnered 24.
October 27, 2021

Marijuana – Weed to go

By Norris Hall: Mary Jane (MJ) will soon be emerging from her years of being ostracized and maligned into becoming legally accepted as in social circles [...]
July 20, 2021

Point and Counter-point: Putting our people to work – Cannabis science jobs

By Dorian A. Barrow, Ph.D., Florida State University: At the height of the COVID Pandemic in Belize in 2020 not only was our fragile health system [...]
July 6, 2021

Evangelical churches maintain position on legalized marijuana industry in Belize

NEAB recirculated a December 2020 press release this afternoon, explaining that its position has not changed, but has rather been strengthened.
March 15, 2021

Mexico’s lower house approves legalization of marijuana

It only allows recreational use of the drug for those 18 and over, with a permit, and would make Mexico one of the largest markets for [...]
November 22, 2020

Mexican Senate backs cannabis legalization

The bill must now go through the lower house, the Chamber of Deputies, to become law.
November 26, 2018

Authorities discover weed field in Columbia Forest Reserve, Toledo

By BBN Staff: It never made the news, but the Belize Defence Force and Punta Gorda Police recently conducted a joint operation in Southern Belize.