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Feature | June 22, 2021
In every crisis there’s an opportunity. That’s the word from Minister of Industry Investment and Commerce Audley Shaw. You see Minister Shaw is optimistic about the future of Jamaica’s business sector, despite the fact that the country is still dealing with the effects of the COVID 19 pandemic. He maintains that new economic opportunities have emerged, with one in particular being the continued expansion of the local medical cannabis industry.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
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Feature | June 21, 2022
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