Saturday, Sep 18, 2021

Marijuana (Ganja)

Sha'Carri Richardson Returns To Competition At Prefontaine

Aug 21, 2021 Agencies

The sprinter who couldn't run in the Tokyo Olympics because of a positive marijuana test is set to make her return to the track Saturday at the Prefontaine Classic

Dry Ganja Worth Rs 36 Lakh Seized At Assam-Tripura Border

Jul 15, 2021 Pinaki Das

This is the second big seizure of dry ganja by the state police this week.

EXPLAINER: If Marijuana Isn't Thought To Enhance Performance, Why Is It Banned?

Olympics are harder on marijuana (ganja) than pro sports. Here are a few questions about marijuana policy in sports

US Sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson To Miss Tokyo Olympics After Marijuana Test

Jul 02, 2021 Agencies

Sha'Carri Richardson accepted a 30-day suspension that ends July 27, which would be in time to run in the women's relays

No Approval Granted For Marijuana Cultivation In Goa: CM Pramod Sawant

Different groups in the state have sought permission for cultivating Marijuana for medical purposes

30 October, 2020

New Zealand Votes To Legalise Euthanasia But Not Marijuana

Associated Press (AP)

There’s still a slight chance marijuana could be legalised in New Zealand once all special votes are counted next week.

15 October, 2020

Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad Nabs Main Accused In Rs 1 Crore Charas Haul


The main accused Imran Malek admitted that he, and Nitin Chikne, sell drugs in Mumbai and he had hired the two peddlers to smuggle charas from Ludhiana in Punjab worth Rs 1 crore.

08 October, 2020

117 Kg Hashish Worth Rs 6 Crore Seized In MP, 7 Arrested


The drug consignment was brought to India from Nepal and was being taken to Tamil Nadu via Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, says DRI release.

31 August, 2020

Clamour For Cannabis Legalisation Grows In Himachal As Illegal Drug Trade Rises

Ashwini Sharma

The locals cultivating cannabis, now having developed expertise in sourcing hybrid varieties, are pushing for its legalisation, and even for making it a legitimate livelihood.

18 December, 2018

Recreational Use Of Marijuana To Be Legalised In New York, Says Governor

Outlook Web Bureau

Ten other states and Washington, D.C., have legalised recreational marijuana, spending the new tax revenue on a range of initiatives, including schools and transportation.

17 October, 2018

Canada Legalises Possesion, Recreational Use Of Cannabis

Outlook Web Bureau

Canada has become the second country after Uruguay to legalise sale, possession and use of recreational cannabis.

15 September, 2018

Uday Chopra Bats For Legalisation Of Marijuana, Mumbai Police Says Mind It

Outlook Web Bureau

Chopra tweeted Friday that marijuana, also known as cannabis, should be legalised as it is "part of Indian culture" and also has "medical benefits".

21 June, 2018

Marijuana To Be Legal In Canada From October 17, Says PM Justin Trudeau

Outlook Web Bureau

The legislation makes Canada only the second country in the world to make pot legal across the country.

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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar being received at the 21st Meeting of SCO Council of Heads of State in Dushanbe.

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BJP leader and Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi participates in “Sewa Diwas”, organised to celebrate birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at a vaccination centre in Rampur.

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Members of Bhartiya Kissan Union block a road during a protest against Punjab Government in support of their demands in Patiala.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah waters a sapling planted under the 'All India Tree Plantation Campaign-2021' by CAPF, at CRPF Training Centre in Nanded.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar greets PM Narendra Modi on his birthday by writing a message on a board during inauguration of Maha Tikakaran Abhiyan 2.0 at Patliputra Sports Complex, in Patna.

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