As reported earlier, Ghana has joined other African Countries [ Malawi, Zimbabwe, South Africa…] in legalizing marijuana for health and industrial purposes.
According to reports, Ghana is hoping to derive economic and health benefits from the substance as the legalization is meant to be used for only medical and industrial purposes.
This news has attracted comments from a cross-section of Ghanaian including Kwaw Kese who was jailed in 2015 for smoking weed.
Reacting to the news, Kwaw Kese commended the government for the move and extended a warning to the Ghana Police service not to bother him with marijuana cases should they find any on him again.
In an Instagram live video, the rapper declared himself sick and emphasized that he will now be smoking for health purposes.
He further called on the government to now decriminalized the possession and smoking cannabis in Ghana after lauding Nana Addo for what he describes as the best thing his government has ever done.
“Right now the tampi has been legalized for medicinal use so from today going I am sick, Ghana Police, I am sickler and Nana Addo said I can smoke all the time … so I am smoking for health issues”Kwaw Kese said in the video.