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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Green Party asks maize farmers to join lobby for legal cultivation of marijuana

Zambia’s Green Party is lobbying maize farmers to help legalise the cultivation of marijuana. “This year’s poor maize price merely goes to show that it’s a poor man’s crop,” party President Peter Sinkamba said in an interview with Africanfarming.com. The Food Reserve Agency (FRA) is buying maize at K60/50kg, much…

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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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