Albania, once haven of illicit cannabis, set to legalise crop for medical use

  • Albania, once haven of illicit cannabis, set to legalise crop for medical use
  • Albania plans to legalise the cultivation of cannabis for medical purposes, six years after beginning a crackdown on an illegal trade that turned it, by some accounts, into Europe’s largest outdoor grower of cannabis.
  • Prime Minister Edi Rama said the time was ripe for one of Europe’s poorest countries to enter the lucrative market, emulating its neighbours North Macedonia, Greece and Italy
  • Albania holds a parliamentary election next year, and the idea of regularising a potential source of jobs and money could be a vote-winner.

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