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Medicinal marijuana in Vanuatu could impact food security says farmer

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A farmer in Vanuatu says he's concerned about the negative impacts growing medical marijuana could have on the country's agricultural sector.
The government is looking to legalise growing medicinal marijuana to help boost the sector.
While smoking marijuana will still be illegal in Vanuatu, the new crops would be exported for medical use overseas.
The National Farmers Association's Peter Kaoh said while it could have economic benefits, he worries many farmers could switch from growing food to cannabis.
Mr Kaoh said he's concerned about the impacts it may have on food security.
"If everyone is going into Marijuana, who is going to plant for them? That's my biggest worry, they might get into the farming if the price is good and then they ended up importing lots of food," he said.

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