Nigerian lawmaker proposes bill to legalize cultivation of marijuana in Nigeria
Nigerian lawmaker, Miriam Onuoha, a member of the House of Representatives wants the cultivation of Marijuana to be legalized in Nigeria and wants a law to be passed to that effect.

Ultimately, Madam Onuoha wants a bill that will regulate the cultivation, possession, and trade of cannabis for medical and related purposes while maintaining that any licensed seller who sells more than the prescribed dose to a buyer would risk imprisonment or pay a fine.

“A person who grows, and sells cannabis, not for medical purpose and does not present the particulars required for registration commits an offense and upon conviction should be sentenced to two years imprisonment for or pay a fine of N1,000,000.

“A licensed seller who sells more than the prescribed dosage to a buyer would risk imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or a fine not less than N500,000.

“Also, a buyer who ingests it without prescription should be jailed for two years or made to pay a fine of N500, 000 ” the bill read in part.