Why is it legal to buy/ smoke cigarettes and illegal to buy/smoke marijuana in Ghana?- John Dumelo asks

Ghanaian actor, John Dumelo has resurrected the campaign to make the buying and smoking of marijuana legal in the country.

The entrepreneur in a Twitter post, Sunday stated that he finds it hard to accept that citizens can buy and smoke cigarettes but cannot do same for marijuana.

“In Ghana, it’s legal to buy and smoke cigarettes. How come it’s illegal to buy and smoke marijuana?” he tweeted.

See his tweet below;

The smoking of Marijuana continues to remain illegal in Ghana. However, in march, 2020, parliament  passed into law the Narcotics Control Commission Bill 2019, legalising the growing of some cannabis for health purposes.

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