States

UN body votes to recognise cannabis’ medicinal purposes

NEW DELHI: The United Nations Commission on Narcotics Drug (CND) has moved to remove cannabis from the list of most dangerous drugs. With a...

Explained: Why is Himachal Pradesh planning to legalise cannabis cultivation?

In a significant announcement in his annual budget speech last week, Himachal Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur announced that the state government is coming...

Himachal Govt to consider controlled cannabis cultivation, says CM

SHIMLA : Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur announced on 5th March here that the state government would consider legalising the controlled cultivation of cannabis...

Cannabis for a Crisis? How Hemp Can Help India

The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed a struggling economy into a full-blown recession. Acute agrarian distress may have been tempered by good monsoons, but the...

Cannabidiol takes root in India in the time of covid-19

In December 2018, Vinesh Chandrakant was surprised when his mixed martial arts coach asked him if he could procure some CBD oil. The young...

Manipur considering legalising cannabis plantation : CM N. Biren Singh

The BJP government in Manipur is considering to legalize plantation of Cannabis for medical and industrial purposes, the Chief Minister of the state informed...

उत्तराखंडः भांग की खेती से पलायन रोकने की पहल !

देशभर में किसान आंदोलित हैं. वजह लगातार घाटे का सौदा बनती खेती है. लेकिन औद्योगिक भांग की खेती कर वे उससे कम से कम...