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Legalization and use of marijuana in the country | PART TWO

25th September, 2018

The list of Kenyans who want the legalization of the growth and use of marijuana seems to be growing, with Kibra Member of Parliament Ken Okoth now joining the ranks of those who want it decriminalized. Okoth has written to national assembly speaker Justin Muturi seeking for facilitation in preparing of the marijuana control bill 2018. Okoth proposes the setting up of research institutions that will lead to policy development done on the growth and use of the stimulants for medical, industrial and recreational purposes, with special focus on preservation of intellectual property rights for Kenyan research. Marijuana was banned in Kenya during the British colonial east Africa protectorate under the opium ordinance