Al Rawi slams Duke, says ganja bill is nearly ready for Parliament

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    San Fernando West MP Faris Al Rawi has criticized PDP Leader Watson Duke for his call to Afro-Trinidadians to reject the PNM.

    On Tuesday night, Mr Al Rawi gave the feature address at a PNM meeting in San Fernando, filling in for Prime Minister and PNM Leader Dr Keith Rowley, who is ill.

    Mr Al Rawi accused Mr Duke of being an agent of the UNC.

    Mr Al Rawi also revealed that the bill to decriminalize marijuana is nearly ready for Parliament, however he denied that this was to earn popularity points.

    Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar has also promised to decriminalize marijuana.