Cannabis in Burundi

Cannabis in Burundi is illegal.


A 1977 United States Congressional report noted that cannabis in Burundi was illegal, with cultivation, transport, or possession punishable by fines of 100-100,000 francs, though rarely enforced. It noted too that cannabis was sometimes called chanvre a fumer in regional French by older and poorer elements of the population.[1]


  1. ^ United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control (1977). Decriminalization of Marihuana: Hearings Before the Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control, House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, First Session, March 14, 15, and 16, 1977. U.S. Government Printing Office. pp. 22–.