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#TheWeekThatWas | Weed in Indian Culture
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#TheWeekThatWas | Weed in Indian Culture

With actor Rhea Chakraborty's arrest over 'procuring' weed for late actor Sushant Singh Rajput, the conversation has been hyped by overzealous media houses in a quest for skyrocketing TRPs.

High times at the ISS: Agri-tech company to send cannabis, coffee to space to study microgravity's effects
science

High times at the ISS: Agri-tech company to send cannabis, coffee to space to study microgravity's effects

After a month in space, they will be analysed and studied for gene mutation and reaction to microgravity.

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.

Earliest record of cannabis smoking found in China in 2,500-year old pots: Study
science

Earliest record of cannabis smoking found in China in 2,500-year old pots: Study

Researchers have found earliest evidence of cannabis in tombs in a 2,500-year-old cemetery on the border of China.

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

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.

New fast-growing weed spotted in Karnataka, scientists warn farmers countrywide
science

New fast-growing weed spotted in Karnataka, scientists warn farmers countrywide

The weed has only been reported in Karnataka so far, but capable of growing in other similar habitats.

Canada to legalise Marijuana from 17 October; Justin Trudeau believes move will stall organised crime, protect youth
World

Canada to legalise Marijuana from 17 October; Justin Trudeau believes move will stall organised crime, protect youth

Marijuana will be legal nationwide in Canada starting 17 October in a move that should take market share away from organised crime and protect the country's youth, prime minister Justin Trudeau has said.

Canada passes bill for nationwide legalisation of cannabis, becomes second country in world to make sale of marijuana legal
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Canada passes bill for nationwide legalisation of cannabis, becomes second country in world to make sale of marijuana legal

Canada’s Senate gave final passage on Tuesday to the federal government’s bill to legalize cannabis, though Canadians will have to wait at least a couple of months to legally buy marijuana as their country becomes the second in the world to make pot legal nationwide.

California welcomes new year with legalised marijuana; customers stand all night in the cold to avail freebies, offers
World

California welcomes new year with legalised marijuana; customers stand all night in the cold to avail freebies, offers

California voters in 2016 made it legal for adults 21 and older to grow/sell/use marijuana, but it wasn't legal to sell it for recreational purposes until Monday.

Maneka Gandhi suggests legalising marijuana for medical purposes in India
India

Maneka Gandhi suggests legalising marijuana for medical purposes in India

The suggestion was made by Gandhi at a meeting of a group of ministers, which examined the national drug demand reduction policy

Canada's Justin Trudeau unveils bill to legalise recreational marijuana, becomes 2nd nation after Uruguay
World

Canada's Justin Trudeau unveils bill to legalise recreational marijuana, becomes 2nd nation after Uruguay

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government unveiled legislation Thursday to fully legalise marijuana, making Canada only the second country to do so, after Uruguay.

Hyderabad: Ganja dealer arrested; former bank employee grew weed at home
India

Hyderabad: Ganja dealer arrested; former bank employee grew weed at home

a Special Task Force of the Hyderabad police on Sunday arrested a man for growing ganja (cannabis) at his residence in Hyderabad

Medical marijuana could replace cancer drugs, then why is India still reluctant to legalise it?
Life

Medical marijuana could replace cancer drugs, then why is India still reluctant to legalise it?

Pressure is increasing on India, one of the world’s top stoner destinations, to legalise marijuana for medicine, the push triggered by the product’s growing acceptance worldwide as an alternative to cancer drugs.

Watch: We can't afford to ignore India's drug problem anymore
India

Watch: We can't afford to ignore India's drug problem anymore

With nearly 18% of India's population falling into the 15-64 age group, India is a prime market for drug use.

Microsoft and Kind tie up to ensure legal weed is compliant to US government norms
News & Analysis

Microsoft and Kind tie up to ensure legal weed is compliant to US government norms

Kind financial has announced a tie up with Microsoft to provide cannabis tracking and tracing solutions to states, counties and cities in the United States.

High time: Australia introduces bill to legalise growing of medicinal marijuana
World

High time: Australia introduces bill to legalise growing of medicinal marijuana

Australian lawmakers committed today to legalise the growing of marijuana for medical use within a part of the world renowned for zero-tolerance and harsh penalties for illegal drugs.

Uruguay's plan to sell weed at pharmacies for recreational use slammed
World

Uruguay's plan to sell weed at pharmacies for recreational use slammed

Uruguayan pharmacies on Thursday criticized the government's plan to allow the sale of marijuana for recreational use in the country's pharmacies.

Novak Djokovic complains ‘someone is smoking weed’ during semi-final match in Montreal
Sports

Novak Djokovic complains ‘someone is smoking weed’ during semi-final match in Montreal

World No.1 tennis player Novak Djokovic complained to the umpire that he could smell weed on court during his Canadian Open semi-final triumph.

Marijuana legalisation poses threat to children, rate of exposure on the rise, says study
Life

Marijuana legalisation poses threat to children, rate of exposure on the rise, says study

The rate of marijuana exposure among children aged five years and younger rose 147.5 percent from 2006 through 2013 across the US and the rate increased almost 610 percent during the same period in states that legalised marijuana for medical use before 2000, says a study.

It's now legal to use, possess small amounts of marijuana in Washington DC
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It's now legal to use, possess small amounts of marijuana in Washington DC

Washington DC has become the latest place in the US to legalise the use and possession of small amounts of marijuana.