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Cannabis body in tight corner

The Parliamentary Social Cluster Committee has vowed to tighten the screws on medical cannabis licensing amid mounting concerns that alleged malpractices and corruption could contaminate and transfigure the country’s new found treasure-trove, with disastrous economic consequences. Lesotho became the first African country to legalize the cultivation, processing and sale of …

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Lesotho in danger of turning into complete desert in 15 yearsCountry has lost 40 tonnes of soil in last 40 yearsFato-fato deemed inefficient by undue politicization Lesotho is among the countries most threatened by erosion-induced land degradation and desertification and, according to reports, the current rate of soil loss suggests …

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Cannabis – New Hope for Lesotho’s Economic Growth

Lesotho’s new hope for economic growth is fast becoming cannabis production, with Finance Minister Dr Moeketsi Majoro describing the cannabis industry as a “wonderful initiative.” This he said during presentation of the national budget on Tuesday (12/03/2019), after confirming the Government of Lesotho was  broke. During a question and answer …

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