Middle East

Can medical marijuana revive Lebanon’s ailing economy?

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Lebanon recently became the first Arab country to legalise medical cannabis. As FRANCE 24s Catherine Norris Trent reports from the ground, locals hope it can revive the countrys ailing economy.

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Lebanon is mired in an economic crisis characterised by a precipitous fall in its currency's value and runaway inflation – plunging nearly half of the population into poverty.

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