Guyana, a South American country with approximately 800,000 people and English as its official language, has recently opened up regulatorily to the cannabis plant, following in the footsteps of a growing number of South American countries.
The current government led by the People’s Progressive Party and the opposition, Partnership for National Unity, have both encouraged the development of the hemp industry in Guyana, focusing on the utility aspect of hemp and the fact that the industry will create more jobs.
This report provides a detailed overview of the regulatory framework in place for CBD, hemp and cannabis, covering everything from processing and cultivation to finished products, import/export and the country’s cannabis regime.
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Table of contents
- Executive summary
- Hemp plant
- Extracts and synthetics
- Finished products containing CBD
- Import and export requirements
- Minor cannabinoids
- Medical cannabis
- Recreational cannabis
- Relevant laws
- Relevant bodies
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