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  • Writer's pictureWrick Papa

Cannabis or hemp? Is Spain making the same mistakes as Portugal?

Updated: Nov 26, 2022

November 18, 2022 from CannaReporter

The Guardia Civil recently announced biggest cannabis bust ever in Spain, but soon afterwards several voices came to contest the action of the Spanish authority, saying that it was not cannabis, but industrial hemp. Confusion between hemp and cannabis is well known to the Portuguese, where the same mistake of confusing the two plants and treating farmers as if they were drug dealers In Portugal, the GNR even admitted to Cannareporter not being able to distinguish hemp from cannabis The situation seems to be repeating itself now in Spain.

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