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Looking forward to adding cannabis cultivation to my portfolio- John Dumelo

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Following the passing of the Narcotics Control Commission Amendment Bill 2023, Ghanaian actor and farmer, John Dumelo has announced that he will be adding the cultivation of Cannabis to his portfolio.

According to John, he’s very excited about the development, as it is a “defining moment in Ghana’s history.”

“I’m very excited Parliament has passed the Narcotics Control Commission Amendment Bill 2023, which seeks to decriminalize the cultivation of cannabis for medicinal and industrial purposes. This is a defining moment in Ghana’s history,” he tweeted on Thursday, July 13.

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He continued; As a farmer, adding the cultivation of cannabis to my portfolio for medicinal/ industrial purposes is definitely something I’m looking forward to. God bless Ghana.”

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The Narcotics Control Commission Amendment Bill was approved after its third reading on July 12, 2023.

The passage opens the door for companies to obtain licenses to grow the plant that has no more than 0.3% tetrahydrocannabinol on a dry-weight basis, according to the provisions.

Industrial-level cultivation can be for fiber, seed or medical use, the bill said.

 

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