amarujala.com reports On the lines of Uttarakhand, now even in Himachal Pradesh, the state government is preparing to approve the cultivation of hemp under the law. The state tax and excise department is preparing a policy on this, under which cannabis cultivation will be legalized for life saving drugs and some other treatments.

Strict provisions will be made for cannabis to be used only for prescribed products. This policy is currently under consideration of the Law Department. It is believed that after the approval of the Assembly, it will be presented before the Cabinet at the end of the Assembly elections. Principal Secretary Excise Sanjay Kundu has confirmed this. 

In fact, the ambassadors of many countries and foreign investors had discussed the quality of cannabis originated in Himachal Pradesh with Chief Minister Jairam Thakur while distributing invitations for the Global Investor Meet. During this, he talked about the medicines made for the disease like cancer from parts of cannabis. In between these pleas of ambassadors and investors, the government started brainstorming to legalize cannabis cultivation.

Since recently the Uttarakhand government has given legal approval for the manufacture of certain products to the cultivation of cannabis, the state government should also make it under government control to manufacture about 70 kinds of products in addition to medicines on the same lines. Is wanting It is believed that it will be presented in the Cabinet meeting before the Global Investor Meet to be held in November where the cabinet will take a final decision on it after discussion.

Source: https://www.amarujala.com/shimla/cannabis-cultivation-may-be-legal-in-himachal-pradesh-policy-under-process