TUE 24 - 11 - 2020
Date: Feb 27, 2020
Source: The Daily Star
Cannabis cultivation draft bill approved by parliamentary committees
BEIRUT: The joint parliamentary committees Wednesday approved a draft bill on the legal cultivation in Lebanon of cannabis for medical and industrial purposes.

The bill has been referred to be discussed during the general assembly of Parliament.

This move is expected to provide a boost to the nation's crumbling economy, as highlighted in a 2018 recommendation by global consultancy firm McKinsey & Co. to the Lebanese state.

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