10 months Myanmar legalizescannabis-growing Manilatimes |World
YANGON, Myanmar: The arrest of an American man in Myanmar for growing 20 acres of cannabis plants is unjust because authorities were aware that his company was doing scientific research and police were confusing hemp with recreational marijuana, his lawyer said Friday. Lawyer Thein Than Oo said John Fredric Todoroki and the III M Global Nutraceutical Co. had received official permission for their activity, which he described as research. “This company rented the land and is running its laboratory officially,” he said. “Their intention is to do research, not to sell or distribute. If their research goes well, they will ... more