Achievements

The establishment of a formal voice to engage stakeholders with the right team allowed the fast tracking of lobbying and advocacy efforts to achieve the following:

  • 2016 – Concept note acknowledged by the Gvt
  • 2017 – Cabinet submission led to legalization of both Medicinal Cannabis and Industrial Hemp for trials
  • 2018 -Launched the Cannabis Round Table
  • 2018 – SI 62 of 2018
  • 2019 – SI 208 of 2019
  • 2019 – First legal Hemp crop in partnership with ZPCS
  • 2019 – Establishment of the Cannabis Industries Association if Zimbabwe
  • 2020 –  SI218
  • 2020 –  Successfully lobbied for more competitive policies for Medicinal Cannabis sector to promote investment
  • 2021 – Facilitated for the first export crop to Switzerland (3.5t Hemp flower)
  • 2021 – Developed 11 paper samples from locally grown Hemp

In order for one to be involved in Industrial Hemp cultivation in Zimbabwe it important that they are familiar with legislation.

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