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Wamae: Other African countries are farming marijuana, why not us?

Roots Party deputy presidential candidate Justina Wamae has defended their marijuana ideology arguing that other African countries have already embraced it.

Wamae who articulated the Roots Party manifesto during the deputy presidential debate, listed African countries that she says have tapped into the green gold.

“Uganda is already doing it. They allocated to Israel 500,000 hectares through bilateral agreement and are now reaping returns,” she said.

“Others countries in Africa have done it so why not us,” furthered Wamae.

She is a mother herself, and I wonder if she will allow her children to smoke bhang

Ruth Mutua

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She also added that their role will be to open up Kenyan vision into the future given the versatility of the the plant.

Wamae said that food, beverage, medicine, construction, textile, make-up and manufacturing among others as some of the industrial benefits of the plant.

Her competitor from the Agano party Ruth Mutua however, argued that the bhang ideology is an unworkable one and a dangerous move that will spoil the youth.

“She is a mother herself, and I wonder if she will allow her children to smoke bhang,” she argued.

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