Cannabis

Chennai man arrested for ordering cannabis through foreign post

The accused was identified as 28-year-old Parama Guru K hailing from Chennai.

published on : 23rd November 2019

Madhya Pradesh government to legalise cannabis cultivation

The decision has drawn a sharp reaction from the opposition parties in the state.

published on : 21st November 2019

Denied rehabilitation, illicit liquor sellers in Hyderabad's Dhoolpet turn cannabis peddlers

Though nearly 1,000 families from Dhoolpet were involved in the illicit liquor trade, only 505 people were rehabilitated with the financial assistance of Rs 2 lakh, that was, provided through a loan.

published on : 16th November 2019

Delhi HC seeks Centre's stand on use of cannabis

The plea has sought court's directions to the government to frame rules permitting and regulating use of cannabis, especially for medicinal purposes.

published on : 7th November 2019

1,000 kg of cannabis seized in Hyderabad this year

The use of narcotic substances such as cannabis has witnessed a steep rise in the city of pearls.

published on : 4th November 2019

Four arrested with 82 kg cannabis in West Bengal

The police seized 82 kg cannabis hidden in an improvised chamber of a car and arrested four persons in connection with it.

published on : 23rd October 2019

America's first cannabis cafe opens in Hollywood

Called Lowell Farms: A Cannabis Cafe, the much-hyped 240-seat establishment is open to people 21 and over, who can order from a cannabis menu just like they would a wine bottle.

published on : 2nd October 2019

Australian Capital Territory legalises Cannabis for personal use

People aged over 18 will be allowed to possess up to 50 grams of cannabis and cultivate two plants - or a maximum of four per household.

published on : 25th September 2019

Manipur mulls legalising cannabis

Back in 2000, the Manipur government had imposed a ban on the cultivation of cannabis under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985.

published on : 22nd September 2019

Why Himachal Pradesh may allow controlled cannabis cultivation 

A few elected representatives have been demanding the legalisation of cannabis through controlled cultivation, saying it can help boost the economy of the state. 

published on : 10th September 2019

Pain management: Experts call for legalisation of medicinal cannabis 

Experts who pitched for legalisation of medicinal use of cannabis said that India can bring a revolution in pain management with cannabis by using ayurvedic knowledge.

published on : 11th August 2019

Indian woman arrested with 43-kg hashish in Nepal

Nurjaha Khatun, a resident of Motihari in Bihar, has been living at his daughter's home at Ratnanagar municipality-2 in Chitwan.

published on : 17th July 2019

Marijuana can be effective in treating pain, insomnia: Study

Researchers in the US found that among the 65 per cent of people taking cannabis for pain, 80 per cent found it was very or extremely helpful.

published on : 2nd July 2019

How cannabis in Himachal's hills is turning phirangs into locals

The snow-capped mountains and gushing brooks of Himachal seem straight out of a Tennyson poem but there’s a stark side to this seeming serenity: ever-increasing drug cultivation and abuse.

published on : 2nd November 2017