In the recent days the debate to legalize marijuana in Kenya has been very hot, this is after the Rastafarian Society of Kenya moved to court and filed a case seeking to allow legalization of the substance.
They argued that bhang is their 'sacrament' and added that the state should allow them to use it in their houses and their places of worship terming it the 'holy herb'.
Former Chairman of the National Authority for the Campaign against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (NACADA) has revealed that legalisation of the substance is Kenya is very difficult because the potency level in some of the regions is very high compared to the ones in Europe.
He added that regions like Kisii have the strongest cannabis because they have a potency level of more than 50 percent.
He added that if it were allowed to be planted for fibre usage, then it should be under very strict rules since it can damage a whole community. See the video below.
Several leaders have in the past pushed for the legalisation of Marijuana with even a motion being presented in parliament by one of the MPs.
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