RAUTAHAT, Nov 13: Rautahat police have arrested two men with a mini truck loaded with 186 kg of marijuana from BP Chowk of Gaur Municipality on Friday.

Why marijuana should be legalized

February 6, 2021 07:30 am

If this push to legalize pot succeeds then new job opportunities will be created and it will bring us money through taxation and tourism.

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Police on Sunday morning arrested seven people from Birgunj Metropolitan City-21 in Parsa district on the charge of smuggling a huge amount of marijuana.

Why legalize marijuana?

August 13, 2020 08:25 am

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.

2 held with drugs

February 23, 2020 11:52 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Saptari Police on Friday arrested two individuals with banned drugs from Surunga Municipality-1.

MPs seek marijuana legalization

January 31, 2020 08:33 am

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.

Two youths held with hashish

January 19, 2020 11:43 am

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.

3 Indians arrested with hashish

September 16, 2019 10:44 am

MAKAWANPUR, Sept 16: Police here on Sunday arrested three Indians while they were carrying hashish to India.

Health officials are recommending people who vape consider avoiding e-cigarettes while they investigate more cases of a breathing ailment linked to the devices.

SAN DIEGO, Aug 19: Officials say they seized $2.3 million worth of marijuana mixed in with a shipment of jalapeño peppers at a Southern California port.

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BIRGUNJ, July 30: Police have seized a car with Indian number plate with a cache of marijuana hidden inside it on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, July 18: Police have arrested four people with 120 kilograms marijuana from Sarlahi.

DHADING, July 11: Police have arrested a person with eight sacks of marijuana from Gajuri rural municipality-2 in Dhading district today.

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.

BAJURA, May 10: The District Police Office, Bajura has cleaned up a huge cache of marijuana farming in the district.

KATHMANDU, May 6: A team from the Narcotic Drugs Control Bureau Kathmandu and the Area Police Office Gajuri has arrested a person for possessing opium and marijuana this morning.

CHICAGO, May 5: Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Saturday he’s reached an agreement with key lawmakers on a plan to legalize recreational marijuana in the state starting next year.

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

MAKAWANPUR, March 19: Makawanpur Police on Monday made public five individuals including three Indian nationals arrested in possession of guns and drugs, amidst a press conference.

Four held with narcotics

February 21, 2019 16:59 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Metropolitan Police Sector, Nagdhunga has arrested four people with a huge amount of narcotics during a security check at Nagdhunga on Thursday.

RAJBIRAJ, Feb 2: Security personnel and drug traffickers exchanged fires at Gobargadha of Hanumannagar Kankalini Municipality-13 in Saptari district.

MAKWANPUR, Jan 29: Police have arrested four people including three Indian nationals with 40 kilograms of marijuana from Basamadi area on Tuesday.

SINDHULI, Nov 17: Police have destroyed marijuana over worth Rs 80 million in the district.

Three arrested with 37 kgs of Marijuana

November 4, 2018 09:16 am

BUTWAL, Nov 4: Rupandehi Police have arrested three persons along with a huge cache of banned narcotics, Marijuana.

DENVER, Oct 19: A Colorado reports shows marijuana sales in the state have exceeded $1 billion as of August of this year, with tax revenue from those sales reaching $200 million.

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.

Oct 16: Canada is set to become the largest country in the world to legalise marijuana for recreational use this week, following Uruguay’s lead last year.

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

MAKWANPUR, Aug 2: Police on Thursday arrested six people with 203.72 kilograms of marijuana along with an Indian vehicle and made them public.

CHITWAN, June 25: The Area Police Office, Khairahani, Chitwan has destroyed a big catche of contraband marijuana.

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.

Man held with 13 kg marijuana

May 14, 2018 18:55 pm

BARA, May 14: Bara police has arrested a man with narcotic drugs on Monday.

Man held with 3-kg marijuana

February 4, 2018 03:39 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Police on Saturday arrested a 34-year-old man in possession of 3-kilogram marijuana.

Man held with 3 kg marijuana

February 3, 2018 19:02 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Police on Saturday arrested a 34-year-old man while carrying 3 kilograms of marijuana from Chitwan to Kathmandu.

Woman arrested with 13.5 Kg marijuana

January 5, 2018 15:20 pm

Bhaktapur, Jan 5: Police have arrested a woman along with 13.5 kilogrammes of marijuana from Pipalbot of Changunarayan municipality-6 in Bhaktapur district.

Two held with 48 kg marijuana

December 28, 2017 20:33 pm

BIRGUNJ, Dec 28: Parsa Police have made public two people with 48 kilograms of marijuana after arrest on Thursday.

MARQUETTE, Oct, 15: A university in Michigan is offering an unusual degree — in marijuana.

Two held with 5 kg marijuana

June 24, 2017 15:14 pm

RAUTAHAT, June 24: Police have arrested two people with marijuana in the district on Friday night.

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.

MAHOTARI, April 22: Police have held one man along with legally banned drug ‘marijuana’ weighing 8.5 kg on charge of getting involved in the drug sale on Thursday evening in Mahotari.

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.

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 18: Police made public five teenagers arrested with a huge quantity of marijuana worth millions of rupees in the international market.

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.

Lionel Messi has led the Argentina squad in a media boycott following ‘disrespectful’ allegations made against a number of the side’s players.

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.

ITAHARI, Aug 21: As many as five women were arrested with illegal marijuana from Bishnupadu area of Dharan on Saturday.

BHOJPUR, July 28: The Bhojpur District Police Office has intensified clean-up of illegal marijuana farming this year as well.