Kenyans have been pushing for bhang to be legalized in the country just like it is in some parts of the world eg Jamaica. It's currently illegal and crime for one to sell, transport or plant it.
Bhang is a mixture made by drying, grinding, and soaking the buds and leaves of the Cannabis sativa plant. Severally, People especially youths use it as a drug just to get high not knowing that it's more of a medicine that can cure several diseases if used correctly.
Cannabis contains CBD which is a chemical that impacts the brain, making it function better without giving it a high along with THC which has pain relieving properties. Both substances can be extracted and enhanced for use through short part distillation. Users can get the following health benefits of cannabis
Help reduce weight
Overweight leads to obesity and heart problems. Study shows that some chemical compounds found in it can help with the weight lose journey. Come to thing of it, ever seen a fat Rastafarian?
Regulate and prevent Diabetes
It's impact on insulin proves that it can help control the sugar levels in our bodies.
Improve lung capacity
Unlike cigarettes which affect the lungs, cannabis do the vice versa. Meaning if used moderately, it's healthy.
Endocannabinoid compounds help stabilize moods which can ease depression.
Especially to people who suffer from epilepsy. It reduces seizures.
It helps in killing even the most chronic pain because of it's properties.
Nausea and vomiting
THC is one of the main cannabinoid. This has a high impact in preventing nausea and vomiting.
So after learning the above do you think the government should make haste in legalising? People might end up misusing it though
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