January 21, 2022

Ministry of Science drafts Hemp (Bhang) policy

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Ministry of Science drafts Hemp (Bhang) policy

ISLAMABAD, Nov 27,2021 – The Ministry of Science and Technology and PCSIR have drafted the Industrial and Medical Hemp (Cannabis) Policy under the direction of the Prime Minister.

Media quoting sources said that the draft will be submitted for approval next week, and the Ministry of Science, Industry and Medical Affairs will look into the issue. It will be presented to the Prime Minister next week.  

According to PCSIR officials, the Ministry of Counter Narcotics, DRAP, FBR and ANF, Ministry of Food Security and Ministry of Commerce were also involved in the formulation of the policy. However, the central role is with the Ministry of Science and Technology.

The Ministry of Science and Technology will also look into the issue of industrial and medical hemp and a one-window solution will be offered.