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Schizophrenia cases linked with use of marijuana on the rise, study finds

Schizophrenia cases linked with problematic use of marijuana has increased over the past 25 years, according to a new study from Denmark. In 1995, 2% of schizophrenia diagnoses in the country were associated with cannabis use disorder. In 2000, it increased to around 4%. Since 2010, that figure increased to 8%, the study found. “I […]

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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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Entertainment India

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 […]

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Australia’s capital Canberra legalises possession and cultivation of marijuana

The possession and cultivation of marijuana for recreational purposes will be legal in the Australian Capital Territory, whose parliament on Wednesday became the country’s first to pass a law to regulate its consumption and possession. Residents over 18 will now be able to possess 50 grams of dry cannabis or 150 grams of wet cannabis […]