MEDICAL MARIJUANA

WATCH: Can cannabis provide post Covid boost?



Recent amendments to the Schedules to the Medicines and Related Substances Act, relating specifically to Cannabis and some of its components (cannabinoids), have thrown the budding industry into the spotlight again as the country looks for post covid growth engines. The burning question is whether cannabis will ultimately contribute to SA’s economy by creating jobs, raising tax revenue and attracting tourists?

Business Day TV’s Michael Avery speaks to Momeena Omarjee, Manager: Names & Scheduling & Acting Deputy Director: Medical Devices, South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA); Paul-Michael Keichel, an internationally recognized and respected partner in Schindlers Attorneys cannabis practice; and Cannabis entrepreneur Pierre van der Hoven, CEO and founder of Africannabiz.

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