SINKAMBA ELATED BY CABINET’S CULTIVATION OF CANNABIS APPROVAL
Written by newsroom on August 11, 2020
The Zambian Hemp Growers and Industries Association (ZAMHEMP) has welcomed the decision by Government to enable the legal and institutional framework for the cultivation, processing and exportation of Cannabis and Hemp products.
ZAMHEMP President Peter Sinkamba says it is exciting to see that things are finally taking off and it is hoped that everything will be put in place by October.
Mr Sinkamba who is also Green Party President states that the Association has already expressed its interest in having its members commence the cultivation and production of Cannabis especially the Industrial Hemp by October.
Mr Sinkamba has also reiterated that the cultivation and production of Cannabis and Hemp products will create employment for many youths in the country and also contribute immensely to the growth of the economy.
Yesterday, Cabinet approved in principle the introduction of Bills in Parliament to provide for cultivation, processing and exportation of cannabis.