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US House votes to decriminalise cannabis at federal level, but Senate unlikely to pass Bill
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US House votes to decriminalise cannabis at federal level, but Senate unlikely to pass Bill

Opponents, mostly Republicans, called the Bill a 'hollow' political gesture and mocked Democrats for bringing it up when thousands of Americans are dying due to the coronavirus

Firoz Nadiadwala's wife Shabana Saeed arrested by NCB after contraband found at residence
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Firoz Nadiadwala's wife Shabana Saeed arrested by NCB after contraband found at residence

NCB Mumbai zonal director Sameer Wankhede told PTI that Firoz Nadiadwala was summoned by the anti-drugs agency earlier in the day, but he failed to appear.

Rhea Chakraborty arrested by NCB: It's time India's debate on drugs came out of the closet
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Rhea Chakraborty arrested by NCB: It's time India's debate on drugs came out of the closet

There’s no doubt whatsoever that some individuals suffer as a result of their use of narcotics — just as at least 260,000 people die each year because of alcohol abuse. Yet, prohibition has been proven, repeatedly, to do nothing other than corrupt law enforcement and enrich criminals.

Rhea Chakraborty arrested: With no drugs found in her possession, NCB action travesty of law; media behaviour tramples on human dignity
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Rhea Chakraborty arrested: With no drugs found in her possession, NCB action travesty of law; media behaviour tramples on human dignity

Comparison of Sanjay Dutt’s case with Rhea’s is a glaring contrast: the actor was caught with drugs.

Clint Eastwood sues companies selling CBD supplements over 'false' use of his name, image
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Clint Eastwood sues companies selling CBD supplements over 'false' use of his name, image

The lawsuits filed by Clint Eastwood include allegations that companies have spread phony articles reporting the actor-director is quitting films to focus on a CBD business.

How to deal with a bhang hangover this Holi
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How to deal with a bhang hangover this Holi

Here are some of the things you should keep in mind if you are having bhang this Holi.

Drones to be deployed to destroy hidden marijuana plantations; Centre to offer alternative crop to cultivators
India

Drones to be deployed to destroy hidden marijuana plantations; Centre to offer alternative crop to cultivators

The Centre has decided to deploy drones to destroy marijuana plantations before the crop is harvested and finds its way into the hands of the drug cartels

Possible health benefits of using cannabis-based drugs
Health

Possible health benefits of using cannabis-based drugs

Governments around the world are beginning to concede the therapeutic value of Cannabis sativa, also known as marijuana, grass, weed, and pot.

Drug addiction is a medical problem: Here's how you can help someone who's dependent on a psychoactive substance
Health

Drug addiction is a medical problem: Here's how you can help someone who's dependent on a psychoactive substance

Recognising the signs in a loved one or a friend can be the first, and perhaps the most important step, to getting them the assistance they need.

CBD vape pods with cheap, illegal drugs are sending vapers to the hospital in the USA
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CBD vape pods with cheap, illegal drugs are sending vapers to the hospital in the USA

CBD, short for cannabidiol, is one of many chemicals found in cannabis, a plant known more commonly as marijuana.

Tej Pratap Yadav's wife accuses him of being a drug addict and 'dressing up like Lord Ram', as reply in divorce case
India

Tej Pratap Yadav's wife accuses him of being a drug addict and 'dressing up like Lord Ram', as reply in divorce case

In a startling revelation, the wife of former Bihar health minister Tej Pratap Yadav has filed a reply in court, in connection to their divorce case accusing Pratap of being a marijuana addict and also of harassing her.

Hawaii decriminalises possession of small amounts of marijuana, becomes 26th US state to do so
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Hawaii decriminalises possession of small amounts of marijuana, becomes 26th US state to do so

The US state of Hawaii decriminalised possession of small amounts of cannabis on Tuesday, joining two dozen other US states that have adopted similar measures.

Google says it is banning all apps from Play Store that facilitate sale of marijuana
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Google says it is banning all apps from Play Store that facilitate sale of marijuana

Developers only need to move their shopping cart option outside the app to comply with the new policy.

High time India legalised cannabis
India

High time India legalised cannabis

Cannabis is a part of Indian culture with blessings dating back to the Vedas, which called it one of the five sacred plants and a giver of joy

Gully Boy: Ranveer Singh's pot smoking protagonist marks a change in Bollywood's portrayal of cannabis
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Gully Boy: Ranveer Singh's pot smoking protagonist marks a change in Bollywood's portrayal of cannabis

In Gully Boy, Zoya Akhtar isn’t saying what’s good or bad, vis a vis Ranveer Singh's pot smoking Murad. it’s just what it is.

Chronic pain the most common reason why people enroll in medical marijuana programs
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Chronic pain the most common reason why people enroll in medical marijuana programs

California became the first state to allow medical use of marijuana in 1996.

Florida man tries to pay for McDonald’s with bag of marijuana, arrested for drug possession
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Florida man tries to pay for McDonald’s with bag of marijuana, arrested for drug possession

Florida news outlets reported that the fast food worker denied Anthony Andrew Gallagher's offer to pay for his meal with marijuana. He drove off, only to return again a short time later. Police arrested him Sunday on charges of marijuana possession and driving under the influence.

Narcos: Mexico review — Netflix's global hit delivers another high with solid fourth instalment
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Narcos: Mexico review — Netflix's global hit delivers another high with solid fourth instalment

As catchphrases go, 'In crisis, there's opportunity' doesn't quite have the same ring as 'plata o plomo'. But it serves just fine as the core of Narcos: Mexico, instalment four of Netflix's hit original.

Thai lawmakers support legalising marijuana for medical use, won’t allow recreational use of drug
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Thai lawmakers support legalising marijuana for medical use, won’t allow recreational use of drug

The National Legislative Assembly of Thailand on Friday submitted proposed amendments to the health ministry that would put marijuana and the plant kratom in legal category.

Canada legalises marijuana for recreational use, becomes second nation after Uruguay to do so
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Canada legalises marijuana for recreational use, becomes second nation after Uruguay to do so

Canadians at least 18 or 19 years old will be allowed to buy up to 30 grams of cannabis, from which marijuana is derives, and grow up to four plants at home.