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Cannabis compounds prevented Covid infection in laboratory study

January 15, 2022 6:45 am

🔴 Cannabis compounds prevented the virus that causes Covid-19 from penetrating healthy human cells, according to a laboratory study published in the Journal of Nature Products.

Malta Parliament set to approve cannabis for personal use

December 14, 2021 4:56 pm

Malta is set to allow limited cultivation and possession of cannabis for personal use, with parliamentarians due to approve the new law later on Tuesday.

Cannabis was domesticated in East Asia, new study suggests

July 21, 2021 1:38 pm

The study’s authors found that the plant was a “primarily multipurpose crop” grown about 12,000 years ago during the early Neolithic period, probably for fiber and medicinal uses.

UN: 275 million people used drugs worldwide in 2020

June 25, 2021 11:49 am

According to the latest global estimates, about 5.5 per cent of those between 15 and 64 have used drugs at least once in the past year, while 36.3 million people, or 13 per cent of the total number of people who use drugs, suffer from drug use disorders, the report said.

Mumbai: NCB seizes 2.2 kg high-quality cannabis worth Rs 1 crore

June 10, 2021 10:11 pm

An NCB official said the narcotic – kept in five silver packets -- was sent from Whittier in Canada with “Mountain House 05 day emergency food supply” written on the box.

Why the pandemic was a breakout moment for the cannabis industry

June 01, 2021 12:22 pm

Legal cannabis sales in the United States passed $17.5 billion in 2020, a 46% increase over sales in 2019. For many Americans, stocking up on marijuana was as essential as stocking up on toilet paper.

12 lakh cannabis, 18 lakh poppy plants destroyed since January last year: Himachal CM

May 23, 2021 10:53 pm

Himachal CM Rawat said that more than 2,900 people have been arrested in drug-related cases during this period, and cases were also registered against landowners in case of illicit cultivation of the plants.

Mexico's Congress approves landmark cannabis bill

March 11, 2021 9:22 am

The bill would allow five types of licenses for the cultivation, transformation, sale, research and export or import of marijuana. Only people 18 years and older, and with a permit, would be able to grow, carry or consume marijuana and its derivatives.

Explained: Why Amsterdam wants to ban tourists from its cannabis cafes

January 14, 2021 10:22 am

The Dutch capital of Amsterdam may soon ban non-residents from its iconic cannabis coffee shops. Here's why

India too votes to reclassify as UN decides cannabis not a dangerous narcotic

December 06, 2020 8:24 am

The decision taken by the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) on Wednesday at its ongoing 63rd session will lead to changes in the way cannabis is regulated internationally.