Sri Lanka Ministry of Health has taken steps to cultivate cannabis for export.
The Minister of Health Rajitha Senaratne has revealed that Sri Lanka has received a proposal from Western countries to export cannabis for the production of Ayurvedic medicine. He said it is planned to be implemented.
The Health Minister said that they planned to grow cannabis in Sri Lanka and export them.
He said this whilst attending an event where new products of the Sri Lanka Ayurvedic Corporation was introduced in Battaramulla.
He said cannabis is vital for the production of Ayurvedic medicine and he has put forward a proposal to cultivate them in Sri Lanka.