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    The Controversy and Confusion of Legalizing Marijuana in Zambia

    It had been rumoured since March 2017 that Zambia had legalised medical marijuana cultivation when Home Affairs Minister Steven Kampyongo had announced so only for it to be denounced by the Health Minister, Health Minister Dr. Chitalu Chilufya that he had no intention of giving any licences for cannabis cultivation. Through time and numerous court […] More

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    Even With 84% American Support for Legalizing Marijuana, Support Amoung Law Makers is Shockingly Low

    Americans support legalizing marijuana in record numbers. A Hill-HarrisX survey released in April found that a whopping 84% of respondents support the legalization of pot. Half were in favor only for legalizing medical cannabis, with the other half supportive of legalizing the recreational use of marijuana as well. With this widespread support, you might assume […] More

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    A New Dawn for Weed in South Africa

    Government wants to have concept plans for the development of the hemp and dagga sector in place by October, especially considering the potential the industry could hold for job creation, says Busani Ngcaweni, the head of policy and research in the presidency. This is one of the economic sectors in which concept master plans are […] More

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    Malawi losing millions of export earnings from untapped ‘Malawi Gold’

    In the high-density neighbourhood of Chinsapo in the Malawian capital of Lilongwe, Rastafarian priest Storm Jericho Kadondo carefully uproots the weeds surrounding a cannabis plant he is secretly growing behind the fence of his house. “As a Rastafarian I grow at least a tree of cannabis for meditational use. But I have to grow the […] More