This man wants bhang legalised in Kenya

Marijuana (bhang) plant. Mr Simon Mwaura says the marijuana will be used in extraction of food supplements. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • If allowed, he argues, the now illegal drug could highly boost the economy, since a kilo will go for Sh1,000.

  • He says Jomo Kenyatta University had tested extraction of food supplements from bhang and given it a clean bill of health.

A  biochemist wants the National Assembly to approve licensing of at least 150,000 farmers to grow bhang.

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