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Cannabis to Overtake Tobacco as Zimbabwe’s Cash Crop


CANNABIS CULTURE – Zimbabwe officials say medical and industrial cannabis is  set to overtake tobacco as a major source of export cash by the end of 2021. At present, Zimbabwe is one of the world’s leading producers of Virginia-leaf tobacco. “This is a historic change for Zimbabwe,” says Anold Soko, an independent agronomist in Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe. “Cannabis cultivation, especially cannabis oil unlike tobacco doesn’t deplete fresh water, forests or trigger medical warnings.…