The University of Manitoba Hemp Awareness Committee (UMHAC) was founded [ when? ] By Martin Moravcik, Meera Sarin, Wayne and Gil Potoroka Maguet.  Manitoba Hemp Alliance (MHA) lobbied government officials and organized support for hemp . The MHA also convinced the Manitoba government to allow the first scientific research in Manitoba after its 50-year ban.  
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