Some users of marijuana have called on government to legalize the narcotic substance in honour of the late former UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan.

According to them, legalizing marijuana was one of the wishes of the late Kofi Annan and it would be prudent if it is legalized in his honour.

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Kofi Annan, who served as U.N. Secretary General from 1997 to 2006 in February 2016 called for the legalization of cannabis as a way to combat the problem of drug abuse and illegal trafficking.

He believed that it was better for the substance to be legalized so that it can be regulated than to make it illegal.

Speaking with Adom News about Kofi Annan’s demise, the marijuana advocates said legalizing the banned substance in Ghana will be deemed as part of Kofi Annan’s legacy.

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They added that, it will be sad if marijuana is not legalized because Kofi Annan in his caliber knew how important it will be for the country.

They called on doctors to push the agenda of the legalization of marijuana due to its medicinal usage.

Meanwhile, some marijuana farmers also second the legalization since in their opinion; it will boost Ghana’s economy.

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