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Welcome to another edition of The Star Weekly Digest where we collect our top headlines and deliver them right to your inbox! 

Here's a synopsis of what is in store in this week's digest; A new study to be published by the Caribbean Development Research Services (CADRES) has revealed that 51% of Saint Lucians are in favour of legalizing Marijuana. Kenny Anthony "declared war" at the Saint Lucia Labour Party's annual conference of delegates. St. Jude remained a major topic of discussion last week, this time with input from minister Guy Joseph. Following the death of another Saint Lucian by suicide, Consultant Psychiatrist at the National Wellness Centre, Dr Julius Gilliard gave some insight on Mental Health. Taiwan recently held celebrations in Saint Lucia to honor its 106th National day! And, did you know 58% of the world's 195 countries, including the territories of the English-speaking Caribbean retain the death penalty? Read on how talks on the death penalty resurfaced this week in the article "Sun, Sand, Sea and Death". Last, but certainly not least, we have a new athlete of the week; Andrew Norbert!

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That's all for this week. As always, thank you for supporting quality journalism and our mission of Bringing The Truth To Light!

- The STAR Newspaper Editorial Team