Uganda Embarks On Plan To Legalize Medical Cannabis Farming

Ugandans will soon start to legally farm medical marijuana on their farms, news reports quoting State Minister of Health for General Duties, Sarah Opendi has indicated. Opendi told journalists that the government of Uganda is in the final stages of legalizing marijuana growing for mainly medical purposes. The minister revealed that the cabinet has set up a subcommittee to look into a proposal of legalizing cannabis growing. The subcommittee is chaired by Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda. She said Rugunda processing the proposal that will soon be discussed by the cabinet to critically look at the issues of enforcement and regulation.…
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Medical Marijuana To Reduce Pain In Older Ugandan Workers

As Uganda ponders to legalize marijuana growing and production, it is emerging that the weed could have direct positive impact on productivity of aging Ugandan workers if medically used. The study, co-written by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Temple University, and published in the Spring 2019 issue of the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, suggests that medical marijuana laws could facilitate an improved health lifestyle for older adults. While the study examined older Americans' well-being before and after medical marijuana laws were passed, the findings could have a global implication and can easily be…
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