As in many countries, the Hemp Politics of Zimbabwe also make industrial hemp illegal, as the confusion between marijuana and industrial hemp continues.

Hemp Politics

Speaking to a conference of Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries, Dr. Maroveke explained the hugely beneficial and economic advantages of the crop. With Zimbabwe looking to rebuild its economy with largely agricultural based industries, she explained that the current laws are in need of a revamp. Explaining the many uses of industrial hemp, Dr. Maroveke also told the Conference about the difference between marijuana and industrial hemp.

Calling the product “phenomenal,” she has been meeting with Zimbabwe leaders trying to get legislation passed to allow for the introduction of the crop. Some international countries are also interested in investing in the country.

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