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Rwanda has legalized the growing of cannabis but only for medical purposes.

It has now become the first East African nation to legalize the growing of cannabis.

Effort to legalize the growing of cannabis for medical purposes started in 2010 when the government introduced a bill in parliament.

Rwandan officials said at the time that new changes to the country’s laws on cannabis was “to contribute to the protection of the population while ensuring that drugs and psychotropic substances are exclusively available for scientific and medical purposes.”

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With the legalization of Cannabis for industrial and health purposes, Rwanda joins countries like Ghana, Malawi, Zimbabwe and South Africa who have already changed their laws on narcotics.

Marijuana still remains deeply ingrained in African tradition, recreation and economies.

Although illegal to posses it in Africa, cannabis is an important source of income for many.

Many African countries had…

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