As per the existing Narcotic Drugs (Control) Act 1976, production, sale, and consumption of marijuana is banned in Nepal. Marijuana is defined as psychoactive drug made from the dried leaves and flowers of the Cannabis plant. Cannabis is a genus of flowering plants in the family of Cannabaceae. The genus is widely accepted as being indigenous to and originating from Central Asia.
KATHMANDU, Jan 31: As many as four dozen lawmakers from the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) have registered a motion of public importance in the parliament demanding that marijuana cultivation be legalized in the country.
REPUBLICA, Jan 19: Two youths were held with hashish from Naghdhunga on Wednesday. A team of police from the Metropolitan Police Sector, Naghdhunga, seized 1.15-kilogram of hashish from Phuwa Sherpa, 23, and Jip Tshering Sherpa, 22.
Jay-Z is heading into the legal marijuana industry as a chief brand strategist in partnership with a California cannabis product company. The rapper said in a statement Tuesday that he entered a multiyear deal with San Jose, California-based Caliva
SEATTLE, June 11: Marijuana has been shown to help ease pain and a few other health problems, yet two-thirds of U.S. states have decided pot should be legal to treat many other conditions with little scientific backing.
LONDON, March 20: Smoking high-potency marijuana every day could increase the chances of developing psychosis by nearly five times, according to the biggest-ever study to examine the impact of pot on psychotic disorder rates
TORONTO, Oct 17: The Canadian government is ready to pardon those with a pot possession record of 30 grams or less after Canada becomes the second and largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace Wednesday.
As prevailing regulatory and cultural shifts normalize adult medical and recreational cannabis use, identification of potential risk factors is key to preventing public health consequences, according to the American Journal of Preventive Medicine
TORONTO, June 21: Marijuana will be legal nationwide in Canada starting Oct. 17 in a move that should take market share away from organized crime and protect the country’s youth, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday.
MEXICO CITY, April 29: Mexico's Lower House of Congress passed a bill on Friday to legalize the use of marijuana and cannabis for medical and scientific needs, a step closer to outright legalization in a country long scarred by warring drug cartels.
PALPA, April 26: District Police Office has arrested two women with 39 kg of marijuana. Police discovered the illicit stuffs from a bus, Lu 1 Kha 5731, heading to Butwal from Gulmi on Wednesday afternoon.
DENVER, April 18: Americans think it's safer to use marijuana than opioids to relieve pain, but they were less comfortable with children and pregnant women using pot to treat medical conditions, according to a new Yahoo/Marist poll released Monday.
JALESHWAR, Dec 16: The Armed Police Force (AFP) personnel arrested two Indian nationals in possession of three packets of marijuana, four packets of hashish and a set of knife at Mahottari district headquarters Jaleshwar on Thursday evening.
CALIFIORNIA, Nov 9: A ballot measure to make recreational marijuana legal for adults was headed for approval in California, opening the most populous US state to a burgeoning commercial cannabis market in a major victory for supporters of liberalized drug laws.