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Marijuana (Ganja)

Thai Chain's Cannabis Pizza: Trendy But Won't Get You High

Nov 26, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The Crazy Happy Pizza is a mashup of toppings evoking the flavours of Thailand's famous Tom Yum Gai soup along with a deep-fried cannabis leaf on top. Cannabis is also infused into the cheese crust and also in the dipping sauce.

48 Kg Marijuana Recovered From Amazon Delivery Executives In Visakhapatnam: CAIT

Nov 22, 2021 Outlook Business Team

The Confederation of All India Traders informed that in a separate development Madhya Pradesh police recovered another lot of 17 kg worth of marijuana from Amazon and its partners.

UP Man Held With 350 Kg 'Ganja' Gets Bail From Allahabad HC

Allahabad High Court on Wednesday, granted bail to a man who was arrested by the NCB with heavy contraband (ganja) in possession and booked under the NDPS Act. He was in jail since January 18, 2019.

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

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

03 July, 2021

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

02 July, 2021

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


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

29 December, 2020

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.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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