Friday, January 18, 2013
Hemp in the Ukraine
The Cabinet of Ministers has extended the quota on growing hemp (Cannabis) by 47% or 552 hectares to 1,727 hectares in 2012, reads Government Resolution 128 of February 22.
The quota on planting white poppy (Papaver somniferum L.) must make 1,240 hectares, by 3.8 times less than in 2011.
As Ukrainian News earlier reported, Cabinet in March 2011 reduced the quota on growing hemp by 28 times to 357 hectares in 2011 and then in July increased the quota on growing hemp 3.3-fold to 1,200 hectares.