Marijuana Officially Decriminalized In New York

Marijuana Officially Decriminalized In New York

New York, the most populous city in the United States has officially decriminalized the use of marijuana on August 28, 2019. The new law, which was green-lighted by Gov. Andrew Cuomo last month downgrades the criminal penalty for the unlawful possession of marijuana from a misdemeanor to a fine. The law also removes criminal penalties for possession of less than two […]

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Plea Filed In Delhi High Court To Decriminalize Cannabis In India

Plea Filed In Delhi High Court To Decriminalize Cannabis In India

A petition has been filed before the Delhi High Court seeking the decriminalization of the use of cannabis in India. The petition filed by Great Legislation India Movement Trust has challenged the provisions of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, and Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Rules, 1985, which prohibits and criminalize the use of cannabis or […]

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Police Cracking Down On Illegal Drug Cartels Seize A Huge Cache Of Marijuana

The South-East District police have seized over 200 kilograms marijuana (ganja) smartly concealed in a chamber of a truck. The police in the district have been proactive cracking down upon drug peddlers by keeping a close watch on the movements of drug peddlers and inter-state smuggling of narcotics across states of U.P, Haryana, Bihar and […]

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Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Asks Marijuana To Be Legalised In India

Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Asks Marijuana To Be Legalised In India

After a few Indian politicians backed cannabis research and legalisation of marijuana in the country, Yoga Guru Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurveda is now intensifying studies on the plant’s medicinal and industrial properties. In a recent interview, Patanjali’s CEO, Acharya Balkrishna, asked for the legalisation of marijuana in India; ”In ayurveda, since ancient times, parts of cannabis […]

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