Lebanon, a country that has been illegally exporting cannabis for decades, has become the first Arab country to legalize the plant for medicinal export.
Despite a collapsing economy, COVID-19 and an explosion that devastated Beirut in 2020, investors are flocking to Lebanon to capitalize upon the new laws.
VICE’s Rony Karkar explores the nuanced relationships between investors and drug lords in an unprecedented time for the country.
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