Cannabis market could generate 300,000 jobs in Brazil, create new professions

In countries where legal use is permitted, such as the United States, there has been a boom in the emergence of new professions, such as "sommeliers" of types of cannabis for recreational use, which assist consumers in stores in states such as California and Colorado.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The year 2020 can be considered the beginning of the development of the medical cannabis sector in Brazil. Although health regulatory agency Anvisa has allowed the online purchase via import of the substance cannabidiol since 2015, it was only last year that pharmaceutical companies could apply to the agency for a permit to sell in pharmacies and process the cannabis derivative in domestic facilities.

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At the moment, only Paraná pharmaceutical company Prati-Donaduzzi . . .

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