Sri Lanka – Health Minister to cultivate ganja to overcome shortage

article_image

 

Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne says that he will consider importing opium from India and cultivating cannabis locally to promote Ayurveda medicine here.

Speaking at a ceremony to mark the opening of a new Ayurvedic hospital of the Vendol Lanka Company at Wadduwa on Saturday night, the Minister said that a severe shortage of opium and cannabis had become a major drawback in promoting ayurvedic medicine system.

 

Full Article:

http://www.island.lk/index.php?page_cat=article-details&page=article-details&code_title=138048

Post comment