Lebanon: MPs meet in theatre, protesters out in cars

  • Meanwhile, the parliament on Tuesday legalised cultivation of cannabis for medical and industrial use, while keeping all recreational production and use illegal.
  • Last year, former economy minister Raed Khoury said that the sector could bring in about $1bn in revenues for the country.
  • Yassine Jaber, an MP and the law’s architect, said Lebanon could export cannabis produce to Canada, where the plant is entirely legal.

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