The government announced a cannabis cultivation policy

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The global cannabis market will reach 95 95 billion by 2025, says Federal Minister for Science and Technology - Photo: File
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The global cannabis market will reach 95 95 billion by 2025, says Federal Minister for Science and Technology – Photo: File

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Islam Abad: The federal government has announced a cannabis cultivation policy in the country by December this year.

The meeting of the Standing Committee on Science and Technology of the National Assembly was chaired by Committee Chairman Sajid Mehdi. In the meeting, the committee passed the bill of National Meteorology Institute of Pakistan while the National University of Technology Amendment Bill was postponed till the next meeting. The bill was postponed due to the absence of MNA Riaz Fatyana.

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Briefing the committee on the cannabis production project, the federal minister said that a liter of CBD oil costs ہزار 10,000. ڈالر 12, cannabis seeds will also be produced near Rawat, the global cannabis market will reach 95 95 billion by 2025, the 1896 cannabis project has been launched for 3 years.

Officials told the committee that cannabis cultivation would be started in Khan for industrial purposes. In the first phase, cannabis raw material would have to be imported. Greenhouses would be set up in Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad. It has started producing oil from cannabis on a grassroots basis while ANF has approved 4 sites for cannabis cultivation. On this, the chairman of the committee said that the problem of our country is that raw materials are taken abroad.

In reply, the Federal Minister said that strict legislation has to be enacted to curb the export of raw materials. A large number of people have come to invest in the cannabis project. There is no policy on cannabis in the country yet. Hemp cultivation policy will come.

In the committee meeting, Federal Minister Shibli Faraz also said that he has thought of saving in the electrical items used in the houses. This project will save 3400 MW of electricity. Pakistan uses a total of 24 thousand MW of electricity. 16,000 MW is used for cooling only, in water motors we can save 5,000 MW of electricity.

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