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Namibia not ready to legalise marijuana: Shanghala

Namibia not ready to legalise marijuana: Shanghala

Written by Edward Mumbuu Jnr on 12 July 2019.

WINDHOEK, 12 JUL (NAMPA) – Justice Minister Sakeus Shanghala has ruled out the possibility of legalising the use of marijuana in Namibia, saying the country is not ready to manage its legalisation.
Shanghala made the country’s position on the matter known in the National Assembly on Thursday.
It was in response to numerous calls by pro-marijuana legalisation groups who have been calling on Government to decriminalise the use or possession of marijuana.
“Marijuana is a serious offence in Namibia because N ...



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