A Cape Town strawberry farm has been issued the first commercial license to cultivate cannabis in South Africa, where medicinal use is legal, and recreational use is in the process of being legalized.
The license is for growing cannabis but not for manufacturing any end products for sale or consumption, reports EWN.
Medical uses for cannabis include products that help treat pain, anxiety, insomnia and cancer, according to Healthline.
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The Polkadraai strawberry farm is licensed to cultivate 20 tonnes of dried cannabis but must sell the product to a company in Lesotho where it can be manufactured into medicinal products. At the moment, it is illegal in South Africa to manufacture medicinal cannabis products, according to <a target="_blank" Click here to read entire article