Jeetu Saini, district secretary, Samajwadi Lohia Vahini, Lucknow, also tweeted the graphic and the accompanying claim. (Archived link)
We noticed that the graphic had an ABP News watermark. We checked the Instagram account of the news outlet and found the original image on the ABP News Instagram handle dated February 16. The caption of the post mentions that a German company named 'Cannamedical' is looking for a professional to test medical products made from hemp. This news was also published on the website of ABP News on February 16.
This was also shared by the Twitter handle of the National Post.A German cannabis company is looking to hire a “cannabis sommelier” with a salary of up to $142,500 a year — via @TheGrowthOphttps://t.co/BU04TUxyUk
— National Post (@nationalpost) February 15, 2023
To sum it up, the media cell and leaders of the Samajwadi Party falsely circulated the news of a job opening for testing hemp products in Germany linking it to the Yogi Adityanath goverment in Uttar Pradesh.