Ghana has finally legalized Cannabis ( Marijuana) for health and industrial purposes.
As per CitiNewsRoom, Parliament passed the Narcotics Control Commission Bill, 2019 on Friday evening.
The law additionally makes the nation’s Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) a Commission with improved forces to direct the mechanical utilization of some opiate substances.
The Commission, be that as it may, will in any case have the order to control and wipe out the dealing of precluded opiate medications to guarantee open wellbeing.
The new law additionally enables the Minister for Interior to allow licenses for the development of cannabis of not more than 0.3 percent THC, the principle psychoactive compound in cannabis that gives the clients a high sensation, for modern and restorative purposes.
Discipline for the cannabis-related offenses has additionally been hardened, as indicated by a source on the Defense and Interior Committee of Parliament.
Under the steady gaze of this law was passed, Ghana’s Narcotic Drugs (Control, Enforcement and Sanction) Act, 1990, PNDC Law 236, condemned opiate medications, for example, cannabis and states that anybody found under lock and key or bringing in an opiate substance “will on conviction be at risk to detainment for a term of at the very least 10 years.”
The World Health Organization (WHO) evaluates that around 147 million individuals, or 2.5 percent of the total populace, devour cannabis.
On the African mainland, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Lesotho, and South Africa are among regions that have decriminalized restorative cannabis use.