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Erdogan: Plastic is harmful to the environment - we will return to grow Cannabis Hemp

In order to reduce the use of plastic bags, Turkey's President Erdogan decided that the Ministry of Agriculture would promote a project to grow industrial cannabis in the country after years in which it was forbidden, as forbidden in Israel.

President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan Announced in a speech to the Congress that Turkey would return to grow cannabis for industrial purposes, in order to replace the use of non-biodegradable and harmful to the environment.

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Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President of Turkey

Indeed, until the registration of the patent on plastic and nylon about a century ago, the industrial cannabis (Hemp) was the main raw material for the production of bags, ropes, textiles and more all over the world.

According to Erdogan, the government will soon begin an experiment to grow cannabis that will be managed by the Ministry of Agriculture and will eventually lead to the commercial production of the product in the country.

The reason for Erdogan's decision comes as he says in the struggle against the use of plastic bags and the purpose of using the bags for environmental protection.

"Plastic bags are not biodegradable for 500, 750 or 1,000 years," Erdogan said. "We destroyed the cannabis, our enemies who seemed like our friends took advantage of it and now we import the cannabis from the outside."

"I remember my dear mother weaving mesh bags from the map and we were going shopping with this chain," he said. "It was customary to produce underwear and vests from the Map.

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"Today, in order to produce HMP products we import it from the outside," he concluded. "But from now on the Ministry of Agriculture will act to take the necessary steps to start producing it again ourselves."

also in Israel Starting last year A pilot of the Ministry of Agriculture in order to examine the feasibility of growing cannabis production in Israel. 3 experimental fields have been planted throughout the country, but sources are being removed for that magazine The project apparently failed After errors in the tumor procedure.

Last month during the historic Confirmed President of the United States Donald Trump The Economic Law, which abolished the 100-year-old ban on the growth of the map.

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