Kaya Herb House cops major awards at CanEx Jamaica

Chairman & Chief Ganja Officer at Kaya Herb House, Balram Vaswami (Photo: Don Waysome)

Kaya Herb House in Drax Hall, St. Ann copped two major awards at inaugural Jamaica staging of the Jack Herer Cup.

Held in partnership with CanEx Jamaica at the Montego Bay Convention Centre on Saturday, September 28 – Kaya walked away with the awards: Best Non-Solvent Extract and Best Dispensary.

Dubbed by many as the ‘Weed Olympics’, the Jack Herer Cup is a yearly, premier cannabis award show held in Las Vegas and Amsterdam to honour the late hemp activist Jack Herer.

Being held for the first time in Jamaica, the next leg of the Jack Herer Cup will be hosted in Thailand on November 18, then on to Las Vegas on December 12 and finally culminating in the main event in Amsterdam on January 20, 2020.

Photo: JackHererCup.com

Late Reggae legend Peter Tosh was honoured with Jack Herer Legacy Award, which was proudly collected by Tosh’s granddaughter, Niambe.

Other categories for the inaugural Jack Herer Cup 2019 included: Best Sativa Flower, Best Indica Flower, Best International Product, Best CBD Product, Best Solvent Extract, Best International Flower, and Best International Extract.

Now in its fourth year, CanEx Jamaica has been successfully bringing together top cannabis industry experts from the United States, Canada, South and Central America, Europe and the Caribbean.

The three-day conference provides key insights into the global direction of the cannabis industry — through high-level discourse, creating strategic partnerships, as well as practical opportunities led by global experts.