4 hours ago Green gold rush: Who will win Africa’s weed race?
Recent changes in the law in South Africa in regards to recreational cannabis and movements towards legalisation all over the continent , have initiated what appears to be a pan African consideration by governments to tap the lucrative natural resource.
More than 10,000 tons of cannabis are produced on the continent each year, according to a UN survey, which advocates believe could be worth billions of dollars in a rapidly expanding global market for legal weed.
However, no formal steps have been taken to legalize or regulate the vast network of existing farmers and traders.
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