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Federal cabinet approves first license for medical, industrial use of Hemp ‘Bhang’

Fawad Chaudhry has termed the approval of a landmark decision that will place Pakistan in billions of USD CBD market.

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The federal cabinet on Tuesday approved the issuance of the first license for medical and industrial use of hemp leaves, known as Bhang locally.

Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry shared the update in a tweet, saying that the cabinet which met with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair in Islamabad today approved the first license for the ministry and Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR).

He has termed the approval of a landmark decision that will place Pakistan in billions of USD CBD market.

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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.