Items tagged with africa

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King Mswati, Stem Holdings and the multi-billion political dagga cold war [01.08.2020] King Mswati allegedly entered into a deal with Stem Holdings and manipulated provisions of the Prevention of Organized Crime Act (POCA) by unleashing ...
Cannabis rescheduling [25.06.2020] In January 2019 the World Health Organization issued a collection of formal recommendations to reschedule cannabis and cannabis-related substances, t ...
Canopy Growth exits cannabis cultivation on three continents in major international pullback [16.04.2020] Canopy Growth is ceasing cannabis cultivation in Africa, Canada, Colombia and the United States in a bid to “improve efficiencies” in its global oper ...
Parliament of Ghana passes historic new drug law, paving the way for a West African approach [05.04.2020] On Friday, 20th March, the Parliament of Ghana passed the Narcotics Control Commission Bill into law. This brought great excitement to many who have ...
Why the 'legalization' of cannabis is not what Ghanaians think it is [21.03.2020] Parliament passed the new Narcotics Control Commission Bill, 2019, which enhanced the powers of the country’s Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) to over ...
Ghana legalizes cannabis for health and industrial purposes [21.03.2020] Ghana has legalized the use of cannabis for health and industrial purposes as it joins other African countries hoping to derive economic and health b ...
Malawi legalises cannabis amid hopes of fresh economic growth [28.02.2020] Malawi has passed a bill decriminalising cannabis for medicinal and industrial purposes, almost five years after a motion to legalise industrial hemp ...

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