Eastern Cape government gives Cannabis College the nod

The Eastern Cape government has approved the setting up of a cannabis college which may be up and running by next year.

The proposal tabled by the provincial parliament was agreed to.

Clement Manyathela speaks to Rural Development and Agrarian Reform MEC Nomakhosazana Meth to find out more.

The Eastern Cape is constantly searching for ideas and ways on how to contribute to the GDP of the province.

Nomakhosazana Meth, Rural Development and Agrarian Reform MEC in the Eastern Cape

We think that this is a very important industry and we need to exploit and make sure that we create economic growth and create employment in our province. When we look at it, we want to make sure that we embrace cannabis for medical and commercial purposes.

Nomakhosazana Meth, Rural Development and Agrarian Reform MEC in the Eastern Cape

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