Swaziland: Gold Mine of Marijuana (Component two/two)

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Swaziland is a landlocked nation sandwiched amongst South Africa and Mozambique. In spite of Swaziland’s modest size, it boasts extra hectares of land devoted to developing Cannabis than all of India. It is also residence to Swazi Gold, the legendary sativa strain.

Hamilton Morris travels to Swaziland hoping to chemically analyze the cannabinoids present in some of the neighborhood strains. As an alternative, he finds a nation steeped in political corruption and financial turmoil. Cannabis is viewed by quite a few growers, customers, and politicians as a drug that will bring about insanity, but it might be Swaziland’s only hope for financial stability.

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