Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley is also warning the public about, what he calls, the dangerous aspects of marijuana-use among young people.

In an interview, broadcast on Sunday night, Dr Rowley said while his government decriminalized marijuana, it doesn't mean it's not a dangerous drug.

He was asked his personal opinion about cannabis, and whether he has ever consumed it himself.

Despite his concerns, he said he was confident that his government took the right decision to decriminalize.

However, the Prime Minister revealed that he was initially agitated by strong regional and international perspectives that Trinidad and Tobago must decriminalize.


The front man for Kes the Band is weighing in on a debate right now in the Soca world after a UNC MP claimed it is denegrating to women.

CARICOM Chairman, Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley has drawn a clear line between herself and Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness and other Caribbean leaders planning to meet with United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, criticising the sidelining of the regional bloc as an attempt at divide and rule.