Morocco’s cannabis regulation agency Is “open for business”

Morocco’s agency in charge of regulating cannabis-related economic activities has begun operations
Morocco World News (Morocco)
Friday, June 3, 2022

morocco cannabis field growerFollowing its first meeting yesterday, Morocco’s cannabis watchdog agency is now officially operational. The agency is set to oversee the cultivation and use of cannabis for medical and commercial purposes. The milestone comes months after the country adopted provisional legislation in 2021 to regulate the cultivation and industrial use of cannabis. Chaired by Morocco’s Interior Minister Abdelouafi Laftit, the agency deliberated on a number of measures relating to the agency’s internal organization including management of its 2022 budget. On the list of the agency’s responsibilities is overseeing activities along the cannabis production chain, starting from acquiring seeds to the marketing and export of cannabis-based products. (See also: Morocco to ensure ‘positive impact’ on legal cannabis growers)