Malawian cannabis farmer jailed

He was arrested at a fuel service station in Chirundu by members of the Criminal Investigats Department who had received a tip-off that he was in possession of the drug.
By Desmond Chingarande Mar. 5, 2024

Zim can do much more with industrial hemp

Although most countries, which farm the crop are in the northern hemisphere, the plant is more suited to the tropical and sub-tropical climate of Sub-Saharan Africa.
By Kevin Tutani Oct. 27, 2023

Kutsaga, HIT partner to tackle climate change

In a communique, the partners said they had done extensive research on various uses of industrial hemp and medical cannabis.
By Harriet Chikandiwa Jun. 28, 2023

Zim’s cannabis hopefuls face EU blowback

Zimbabwe legalised cannabis production in 2018, saying the crop, could be grown for medicinal and export purposes.
By Tatira Zwinoira Apr. 21, 2023

Cannabis farmers underestimated costs involved: ZIHT

Since then, the nation has had more than 60 licensed cannabis cultivators, according to the Zimbabwe Investment and Development Agency.
By Tatira Zwinoira Apr. 17, 2023

Zim sets cannabis THC limit at 1%

In 2018, Zimbabwe became the second African country to legalise medicinal cannabis/marijuana production for medical and scientific purposes.
By Kumbirai Mateva Feb. 6, 2023

Morocco issues first cannabis production permits

The national agency regulating cannabis activity which issued the permits said farmers will be encouraged to increase legal cannabis production to meet the need of the market.
By Bbc News Oct. 5, 2022

There are lessons from the colonial settlers

It does not take rocket science to comprehend this. The British took over the pre-colonial land in the southern part of Africa, including modern-day Zimbabwe in the 1890s. They established their own colonial systems to facilitate their business interests for their own comfort.

By The Independent Jul. 18, 2022

Village Rhapsody: Soaring drug abuse cases worrisome

There are various kinds of illicit drugs that are widely circulated and abused to perform different functions among Zimbabweans either as sedatives, depressants or stimulants ranging from cannabis, cocaine, Bronco, and the one popularly known as Tumbwa.

By The Independent Feb. 27, 2022