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News: Headlines from the Moroccan Press: Friday, April 30, 2021

AUJOURD'HUI LE MAROC
Cannabis law: The PJD likes to block:
The party of the lamp is desperately trying to convince against the law on the legal use of cannabis. The bill is currently being discussed in Parliament. If the decision to legalize the use of the Indian hemp plant is unanimous in the political sphere, the Party of Justice and Development (PJD) is stubborn in its attempt to block in Parliament. However, the party is the only one to lead the attack against the project in Parliament without solid arguments. The interventions of its elected officials in committee gave the impression of wanting to gain time in order to delay the adoption of the text...

Signature of an agreement between the National Education and the United Nations : For the integration of refugees in the education system:
The Ministry of National Education, Vocational Training, Higher Education and Scientific Research and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) signed Thursday in Rabat a framework partnership agreement to support the integration of refugees in the national education system...


LE MATIN DU SAHARA:
Moroccan Sahara: the Kingdom denounces in Geneva the maneuvers of Algeria to mislead the international community:
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, welcomed, Wednesday, the positive cooperation of Morocco with the Office of the High Commissioner and the UN human rights mechanisms. Speaking at a virtual meeting with the Support Group for the Kingdom's territorial integrity at the UN Human Rights Council (HRC), which was attended by some fifteen ambassadors, several deputy permanent representatives and experts in charge of human rights issues at the permanent missions in Geneva of the Group's member states, Ms. Bachelet expressed the hope that this cooperation will be strengthened, while expressing her gratitude to Morocco for its tangible contribution in the work and activities of the Human Rights Council...

Presentation in Agadir of the new regional agricultural plan:
A remote meeting was held recently in Agadir, dedicated to the presentation of the new regional agricultural plan in Souss-Massa. Chaired by the Regional Director of Agriculture, Noureddine Kessa, this meeting was an opportunity for executives, members of the Chamber of Agriculture, and agricultural federations to develop projects and make proposals on this plan, says a statement from the Chamber of Agriculture of the region of Souss-Massa...


LES INSPIRATIONS ECO
Household income. How did we fare on the eve of Covid-19?
What was the financial situation of Moroccans on the eve of the health crisis? We know that the advent of the pandemic has exhausted many scholarships, but it is still interesting to analyze the state of household finances in the year before the crisis to better understand the extent of the damage...

Spain. Moroccan tomatoes to the rescue:
In order to fill its supply deficit and complete its commercial offer, the Andalusian fruit and vegetable market has imported 11,000 tons of tomatoes from Morocco. It must be said that despite the tensions that animate this producer sector, the Spanish region is increasingly using Moroccan tomatoes...


LIBÉRATION
The legalization of cannabis raises apprehension and explanation:
"We are for a law legalizing the therapeutic use of cannabis. But we want more. We ask for a Marshall Plan for the region to erase the aftermath of 60 years of exclusion and precariousness. This is in substance the message addressed by "the Coordination of the people of the country of the kif (Senhaja and Ghomara)" to the parliamentary groups about the bill n°13.21 about legal uses of cannabis...

Imad Kansau: In Morocco, officials are right to impose a curfew during Ramadan:
Dr. Imad Kansau is an infectious disease specialist at the Antoine-Béclère Hospital in Clamart, France. In this interview, he gives us his views on the decisions related to the pandemic in France, the management of the health crisis and the conduct of the vaccination operation...