Back in 2017, Jujuy was one of the 17 Argentine provinces to support Bill 27.350 on “Medical and Scientific Research for Medicinal Use of the Cannabis Plant and its Derivatives.” That same year, in order to start a medical cannabis project, the provincial state-owned company, Cannava SE, was founded.
Today, the company (the only that’s fully operational in the country) manages 35 active cultivation hectares that produce 2,000 cannabis plants. However, the northern province recently presented a project in front of numerous ministers, proposing an expansion of the workspace to 600 hectares.
To understand the implications of the expansion and the objectives of this government project, El Planteo interviewed Gastón Morales, president of the state-owned company.
Objective And Strategy
Gastón Morales states that the main objective of the Cannava project and its proposed expansion is “to consolidate Jujuy as a…