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Wed Mar 29, 2017, 02:10 PM

 

Sir Richard Branson suggests New Zealand farmers swap cows for marijuana [View all]

Billionaire businessman Richard Branson has urged kiwi farmers to swap cows for cannabis.

Speaking to New Zealand broadcaster Newshub during a recent trip to the country, Mr Branson said that he sees a significant business opportunity for the country’s dairy farmers in marijuana.

"You should legalise it, grow it, tax it, regulate it," he said.

"I think that would be wonderful because obviously the amount of dairy cows that New Zealand has is damaging the rivers,” he added. “If you could put some of that land over into growing cannabis would be just as profitable for them, if not more profitable.”

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/richard-branson-new-zealand-farmers-marijuana-cows-cannabis-weed-profit-virgin-ceo-a7655371.html

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