Talk of industrial hemp legalisation in Malawi has Hemp in the News this week. Researcher and business owner Sandro Righini, is advocating for hemp legalisation. He recognises the economic boost that a flourishing hemp industry could bring.
His company has invested a substantial amount of money into the research of hemp cultivation.
Righini says that launching a hemp industry in Malawi would provide new jobs and economic growth. It will give Malawi the opportunity to cash in on a billion dollar industry that is growing in popularity worldwide.
Malawi has traditionally been a tobacco-growing nation, but demand for the crop has plummeted in recent years. Hemp could take its place and be the next cash crop for the country.
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