Though it is still illegal to use marijuana in Uganda, the government in its bid to claim a stake in the lucrative business and generate revenue has landed deals to export medical marijuana products to Canada and Germany to the tune of Shs600b ($160 million) in June.

This, however, is not the first time an export of such nature is happening as the Daily Monitor reports that the country exported unprocessed cannabis buds/ flowers to the National Analytical Forensic Services in South Africa in December 2017 in a $10,000 order made to the Industrial Hemp (Uganda) Ltd, a private company.

In partnership with an Israeli company by name Together Pharma Ltd, a director at Industrial Hemp (U) Ltd, Mr Benjamin Cadet, affirmed that they have received orders from about 20,000 pharmaceutical companies in Germany and Canada, the Daily Monitor further reports.

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Francis Akhalbey ~ Face2FaceAfrica.com

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