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Bill To Legalise Marijuana In Nigeria, Passes 2nd Reading

Bill To Legalise Marijuana In Nigeria, Passes 2nd Reading

A bill for the legalisation and cannabis plants for medical and scientific research is presently before the House of Representatives.

The bill, which has passed the second reading, was presented by Rep. Princess Miriam Onuoha, representing Okigwe North of Imo State.

This was disclosed by Dr. Tonye Jaja Clinton, a legal practitioner, during a media parley in Abuja on the benefits and opportunities of cannabis plants and CBD oil.

He said once the bill becomes law, Nigeria has a lot to gain economically.

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