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‘World’s Largest Legal Market’: Mexico is all set to legalise cannabis

Mexico is on the verge of legalising cannabis after lawmakers voted to permit recreational use in a step towards curbing the power of the country’s drug cartels and the narcotics-related violence. The legislation backed by Mexican president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador looks almost certain to be approved after a 316-129 vote in Mexico’s lower house. […]

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United Nations VOTES to remove cannabis from list of most dangerous drugs

The United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs voted to remove cannabis from a list that categorized it as one of the most dangerous drugs. The approval means that the World Health Organization will remove cannabis and cannabis resin from its Schedule IV classification under the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs. That designation put cannabis […]

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Indian comedian jailed after confessing to consuming cannabis

Indian comedian Bharti Singh has been arrested after cannabis was found during a raid on her home. The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) said 86.5g of the drug was found in the house she shares with husband, screenwriter Haarsh Limbachiyaa. The pair, who co-host the reality show India’s Best Dancer, were taken in for questioning. The […]