Rwanda legalises medical use of Cannabis

CANNANNEW REPORT

According to a report published 1 July in the East African… Rwanda has passed a new order that legalises medical use of Cannabis, also known as marijuana, as the country moves closer to mass production and export of the multi-billion-dollar cash crop. The consumption of Cannabis products for recreational purposes remains illegal in Rwanda. The country maintains harsh penalties for illegal production, distribution and consumption of Cannabis. A new Ministerial Order governing Cannabis and its products in Rwanda gazetted on Monday lists guidelines for the growing, processing, exporting and medical use of marijuana. Under the signature of the Minister of Health Daniel Ngamije and the Minister of Justice Johnston Busingye, the new law clarifies that recreational use of marijuana remains illegal and punishable by law. The new Ministerial Order No 003/MoH/2021 of 25/06/2021 Relating to the Cannabis and Cannabis Products stipulates that “any investor or person who is committed to perform any activity of cultivation, processing, importation, export and use of Cannabis and Cannabis products, for medical or research purposes” is eligible to do so. The law lists eight available licences and activities allowed under each licence, which will be valid for five years. Source:  https://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/tea/news/east-africa/rwanda-legalises-medical-use-of-cannabis–3456728

Excerpt only …
READ MORE BELOW
Source : Rwanda legalises medical use of Cannabis

reposted by Cannabis News World

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.