Health minister disowns Israeli firm’s cannabis farm plans

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A deal that would have seen Uganda become one of the top producers of medical marijuana in the region hangs in balance after Health minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng denied approving the venture.   The deal involves a Tel Aviv Stock Exchange-listed firm Together Pharma Limited, which produces and exports medical cannabis around the world. The firm is working with a Ugandan company; Industrial Hemp Uganda Limited, which is linked to former Bunyaruguru County MP Benjamin Cadet.

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