Chile to grow 'medicinal' cannabis
Authorities in Chile have started planting 850 cannabis seeds on a plot of land in the capital Santiago as part of a health project.
The cannabis will be harvested next April and turned into an oil which will be used as a painkiller for 200 cancer patients.
It is the first project of its kind with state backing anywhere in Latin America.
Ben Bland reports.
30 Oct 2014
- From the section Latin America & Caribbean