Marijuana can bring Africa billions per year, says Zambia’s Green Party

Zambia’s Green Party, which advocates for legalising the cultivation of marijuana, is buoyed by swelling support globally. Leader of the party Peter Sinkamba is currently pursuing a judicial review of an earlier court decision to deny him a license to cultivate marijuana for medicinal uses. This is encouraged by the…

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Marijuana farming: Medical Association asks for dialogue

The Zambia Medical Association (ZMA) has joined calls for the legalisation of the medical use of marijuana and the farming of the crop. This is a controversial position in a country where the majority of the citizens are Christian. ZMA President Dr Aaron Mujajati urged government and other stakeholders to…

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Marijuana farming: Debate rages on in Zambia

During the August elections, Zambia’s GREEN Party controversially campaigned for the legalisation of marijuana farming, as a cash crop, to boost Zambia’s much needed foreign exchange revenue. The elections are over, but the debate continues. “With a lot of arable land in Zambia, if government can legalise the farming of…

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