Miraj, SRI Group Ponder Introducing Ayurveda Medicine To Uganda After India Roll Out

Businessman Miraj Barot of Tirupati Group recently teamed up with Shri Satsangi Saketdham "Ram Ashram" Group Of Institutions (SRI Group) to set up a 100 bed Ayurvedic Hospital and college. The partnership will also see the commencement of the manufacturing of generic medicines after the establishment of a pharmaceutical company and a research center. And now, Miraj, whose Kampala-based conglomerate Tirupati Group has established itself in the real estate, agriculture, steel manufacturing, and waste management business, is planning to introduce Ayurveda programs in Uganda, including a hospital and school. “Frist, we want to introduce it here (India) then bring it…
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Uganda Stands Chance To Benefit From UN Vote To Decriminalize Cannabis

Mid-October this year, businessman Sudhir Ruparelia wrote a lengthy letter to President Yoweri Museveni making a case for a need to license local companies that have expressed interest to grow marijuana for medical purposes. Sudhir’s call comes after the ministry of health and government had expressed that allowing the licensed commercial growing of marijuana and cannabis possess a health risk to the public and was therefore working out new laws and regulations to guide the farming of the herb. And now the U.N. Commission on Narcotic Drugs has voted to remove cannabis and cannabis resin from a category of the…
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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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