Lebanon legalizes cannabis farming for medical use amid financial crisis

  • Hezbollah was one of the only parties to oppose the legislation.
  • A farmer is seen in a cannabis field in the Yammouneh area west of Baalbek, Lebanon, August 13, 2018.
  • The idea of legalizing cannabis cultivation with the aim of producing high value-added medicinal products for export was explored in a report by consultancy firm McKinsey commissioned by Lebanon in 2018.

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