cannabis

Two women held with 120 kg ganja

The women were transporting dry ganja by trains from Odisha to Mumbai, Railway Police said.

published on : 18th November 2021

Rs 3.05 crore assets of ganja peddlers frozen in Odisha's Malkangiri

Five buildings worth around Rs 2.86 crore, 12 bank accounts having a total balance of around Rs 71 lakh and six vehicles worth Rs 18.33 lakh were blocked.

published on : 6th October 2021

Odisha government's anti-cannabis operation to involve drones, satellite imaging, remote sensors

The Chief Secretary also directed to identify the land records of private persons on whose land hemp is cultivated and initiate proceedings against them stringently as per provisions of NDPS Act. 

published on : 6th October 2021

From Odisha to Rajasthan, cannabis trade on a new high

In Odisha, districts like Malkangiri, Koraput, Rayagada and Kandhamal have been producing huge volumes of ganja prompting State Police and national agencies to up their ante.

published on : 18th September 2021

Cannabis cultivation began 12,000 yrs ago: Study

The current highly-specialised hemp and drug varieties are thought to come from selective cultures initiated about 4,000 years ago, optimised for the production of fibres or cannabinoids. 

published on : 19th July 2021

Chennai Air Customs foil bid to smuggle drugs

On cutting opening the pouches, pink colour tablets with skull shape on one side, suspected to be MDMA, were found.

published on : 19th July 2021

'275 million people used drugs worldwide in 2020', says UN report

According to the latest global estimates, about 5.5 per cent of the population aged between 15 and 64 years have used drugs at least once in the past year.

published on : 25th June 2021

Marijuana stores in Washington state offer free joints to promote COVID vaccine

The state Liquor and Cannabis Board has already allowed breweries, wineries and restaurants to offer free drinks in exchange for proof of vaccination.

published on : 8th June 2021

Youths planted saplings on Environment Day in Kollam, they were cannabis

On World Environment Day on Saturday when everyone  was busy planting saplings to mark the day, a few individuals used the  opportunity to plant ganja saplings on the roadside in Kollam.

published on : 8th June 2021

95 kilos of cannabis recovered from car, three held in Maharashtra

The Latur MIDC police took the action by laying a trap on the stretch between Khadgaon Road to 5 number chowk.

published on : 2nd June 2021

DRI's Indore unit records largest-ever cannabis seizure of 3,092 kg, three arrested

The police received information that the accused would transport a huge quantity of cannabis (ganja) concealed in a truck with cover cargo as mangoes.

published on : 31st May 2021

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
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