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First-ever cannabis medicine project in Jammu and Kashmir


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First-ever cannabis medicine project in Jammu and Kashmir

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The Minister of State for Prime Minister’s Office it is the first major foreign investment in Jammu and Kashmir it became a Union Territory (UT).

Jitendra Sing said that the first cannabis medicine will set up in Jammu and Kashmir and Canadian collaboration.

Had to get special permission in the production of pain –relief medicine for cancer, diabetes, etc., the medicine plant can also export to other countries.

Sing reviewed the constitution of north India’s first biotech industrial park in kathua near Jammu and Kashmir. some other projects are also set up through the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (SCIR)

According to AIIMS 2019, a report on the Magnitude of Substance use in India is around 5 crore of Indians use Cannabis. Alcohol is the most abused substance in India.

Punjab, Assam, Haryana, Delhi, Manipur, Mizoram, Sikkim, and Uttar Pradesh use extensively.

This project will promote economic development and also a quality export project.

The area around 10.5 acres, the benefit of the biotech  the industrial park will available to the neighboring states of Punjab and Himachal Pradesh.

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First-ever cannabis medicine project in Jammu and Kashmir