A bill for the legalisation and usage of non-toxicant cannabis plants for medical and scientific research is presently before the House of Representatives.

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The bill, which has passed the second reading , was presented by Rep. Princess Miriam Onuoha, representing Okigwe North of Imo State.

This was disclosed by Dr. Tonye Jaja Clinton, a legal practitioner, during a media parley in Abuja on the benefits and opportunities of cannabis plants and CBD oil.He said once the bill becomes law, Nigeria has a lot to gain economically.