Usain Bolt brings ‘a little piece of Jamaica’ to London with his new restaurant

(15 Nov 2018) Eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt throws open the doors to his flagship Jamaican restaurant, Tracks and Records, in London. (Nov. 15)

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Jamaican escapism for Ralph Lauren on NY runway

American fashion’s elder statesman Ralph Lauren headlines New York Fashion Week with a dose of escapism inspired by Jamaica for his 2018 spring collection, as his iconic brand struggles to reverse falling revenue.

Ralph Lauren heads to Jamaica at NY Fashion Week with Hilary Swank, Katie Holmes

Ralph Lauren heads to Jamaica at NY Fashion Week with Hilary Swank, Katie Holmes

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Oly-2108: Jamaican bobsledder in tears over Olympic journey

Jamaica’s Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian breaks down in tears as she describes the journey that has led her to the Pyeongchang Olympics as part of a trailblazing bobsled team.

Bronx Fire Family: ‘Nothing Is Left For Us’

Five family members killed in a Bronx apartment building fire will be buried in Jamaica says the family. Thirteen people in total were killed in the December 28th fire. (Jan. 8)

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Athletics: Jamaica perfects art of developing sprinters

Usain Bolt is leaving some pretty fast footsteps to follow but he couldn’t have achieved the title of world’s fastest man if he hadn’t attended one of Jamaica’s world-renowned sprint factories.

Life in fast lane began in village of Sherwood Content for Bolt

As Usain Bolt prepares to take part in his last race in Jamaica, his father talks about his son’s childhood and plans after retirement from the rugged and isolated Jamaican village of Sherwood Content where the global sports icon has its roots.

Cannabis Reguleren in de Praktijk, Pakhuis de Zwijger, Amsterdam | Cannabis News Network

Voor het eerst sinds de Tweede Kamer heeft ingestemd met het reguleren van de cannabisteelt voor coffeeshops, komen de hoofdrolspelers van het nieuwe cannabisbeleid bij elkaar om te praten over de toekomst. Centraal staat de vraag hoe regulering van cannabis er in de praktijk uit moet gaan zien.

Lang was de vraag in Nederland óf cannabis gereguleerd moest worden, maar sinds de “wietwet” van D66 is aangenomen gaat de discussie over hóe dat moet gebeuren. Er liggen namelijk nog grote vragen. Hoe komt de omschakeling van een zwarte naar legale markt er uit te zien? Kunnen coffeeshops hasj blijven importeren? En moeten thuistelende hobbyisten blijven vrezen voor politie aan de deur en huisuitzetting? Al deze vragen komen aan de orde tijdens het Reguleren seminar in Pakhuis de Zwijger in Amsterdam op 3 maart.

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De avond wordt gepresenteerd door Michael Schaap (VPRO) en biedt een unieke kans om van mensen uit de praktijk te horen hoe ons cannabisbeleid er in de toekomst uit gaat zien. De organisatie is in handen van het team achter reguleren.com, een tool die mensen op laagdrempelige wijze laat zien waar ze staan in het cannabisdebat en inzicht geeft in de regels die in het buitenland worden gehanteerd. Op het programma staan:

– Tweede Kamerlid Vera Bergkamp (D66) geeft uitleg over haar wetsvoorstel ‘Gesloten Coffeeshopketen’

– Journalist Thijs Roes (De Correspondent) laat zien hoe de rest van de wereld op dit moment cannabis reguleert, en welke discussiepunten daarbij naar boven zijn gekomen.

– Onderzoeker Tom Blickman (Transnational Institute) vertelt hoe TNI o.a. Jamaica en Uruguay heeft geadviseerd in het opzetten van een gereguleerd systeem, en hoe Nederland een fair trade hasjhandel met Marokko juridisch zou kunnen regelen.

– Nederland’s bekendste wietkweker Doede de Jong presenteert een gesproken column.

– Een debat met Vera Bergkamp, Kamerlid Michiel van Nispen (SP), Maurice Veldman (VVS Advocaten), Lisa Lankes (coffeeshop Pink, Eindhoven) en ruimte voor vragen uit de zaal.

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All over the world the awareness towards cannabis is rising. In the USA already 5 states have regulated the use of cannabis. Uruguay and Jamaica did as well. Many other countries and international organizations are currently debating on how to deal with these changes of opinion.

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