Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry congratulated the Ministry of Science and Technology on the inauguration of Pakistan’s first hemp (Bhang) farm. The farm was established to increase the production of industrial hemp to tap into the multi-billion dollar cannabidiol market. The federal cabinet granted the first medical and industrial license for hemp leaves in Sept last year.
The minister said on Twitter that it was a matter of great satisfaction that this important project has progressed. It is estimated that Pakistan will play a key role in billions of dollars worth of hemp industry, he added.
Source: Ary News