As proposed legislation to decriminalize recreational marijuana use awaits approval from the attorney-general, the Agriculture Ministry recently announced it is classifying medical-grade-cannabis growing as an official farming sector.

The move thereby entitles between 15 and 20 marijuana farmers to government aid, grants, water quotas and training in crop growing.

The ministry noted that the most recent branch to be classified as a farming sector was a decade ago, when the horse sector was recognized.

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Daniel K. Eisenbud ~ Jerusalem Post via 420Intel.com


 

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