Paderu: Inside India’s cannabis capital | Economic Times
Here's the dope on a big business: Nearly 1,000 villages devote 10,000 acres to a plant used to make a product that commands a price of Rs 40,000 per kg in major urban markets. The plant is cannabis. The place is Paderu in Andhra Pradesh, the centre of eight mandals that cultivate the plant. Tune in as ET's Shantanu Nandan Sharma takes you inside the cannabis capital of India.