Could a legal cannabis industry turn Africa into the workshop of the world?

By Barnaby De Hoedt A legal cannabis industry in Africa could be worth more than $7.1bn a year by 2023 if legislation is introduced in a number of the continent’s major markets, according to The African Cannabis Report by Prohibition Partners. The report notes that the continent has a long history of cannabis cultivation. The […]

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‘Kingdom in the sky’ Lesotho attracts global cannabis investors

Lesotho, a landlocked kingdom encircled by South Africa, is emerging as a hotspot for investment in cannabis crops since it became the first African nation to legalise the growth of cannabis for medicinal and research purposes in 2017. Known as “the kingdom in the sky”, the high altitude combines with fertile soils for high-quality crops. […]

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