Possession of Ganja


Possession of 2 ounces or less of ganja is no longer an offence for which one can be arrested, charged and have to go to court, and it will not result in a criminal record.


However, the police may issue a ticket to a person in possession of 2 ounces or less of ganja, similar to a traffic ticket, and the person has 30 days to pay the sum of J$500 at any Tax Office.

N.B. This information is taken from the Ministry of Justice's Dangerous Drugs Amendment Act 2015 Fact Sheet