- The Nkhotakota region
- The Likwawa Hills (Mzimba district)
- Kasungu Ntcheu
If you are travelling to Malawi (or currently live there), you may be interested to know the following:
In the 21 st century, tourists continue to flock to the country to try the famous Malawi Gold, which in turn, has driven Malawians to make improvements to the infrastructure, in a bid to cash in on this economic opportunity.
In the Dangerous Drugs Act, it’s written that “the fixed oil obtained from the seed” of Indian hemp (cannabis) is exempt from the laws governing the plant. However, this terminology is ambiguous.
This local cannabis is valued across the world for its clear, cerebral high and its sweet, floral flavour.
The Dangerous Drugs Act states that cannabis seeds are illegal, unless the seed has been “crushed, comminuted or otherwise processed in such a manner as to prevent germination.” However, given that most cannabis seeds purchased online haven’t been processed to stop them from germinating, this means you cannot mail them into the country.
Malawi’s government is slowly adjusting their attitudes to industrial hemp. Invegrow was the first company to be granted a licence to conduct research trials on industrial hemp.
The Malawi government has given certain companies licences to cultivate cannabis to be made into CBD oil, then sold to an international market.
Malawi’s government has expressed interest in exploring the industrial hemp and medicinal cannabis markets; and at present this seems to be more driven by economic potential, rather than medical benefit.
Cannabis has been used in Malawi for centuries, with Malawi Gold being one of the most famous strains in the world; but it is still illegal. Read on.