POKHARA, June 26: Entrepreneurs in Pokhara have called for the legalization of high-value Indian currency notes. They claim that Indian tourists visiting the tourist destinations in the region are facing difficulties due to the prohibition on the circulation of such notes.

GANDAKI, May 18: The Chief Minister (CM) of Gandaki Province, Surendra Raj Pandey, said that marijuana and domestic liquor can be brought under the legal framework and added as a source of income.

BANGKOK, June 18: Thailand hastily issued a raft of new regulations for cannabis use this week after a long-planned decriminalisation raised alarm at the potential for unchecked use of the substance anywhere and by anyone - including children.

BANGKOK, June 9: Thailand made it legal to cultivate and possess marijuana as of Thursday, like a dream come true for an aging generation of pot smokers who recall the kick the legendary Thai Stick variety delivered.

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.

PARIS, June 20: France will not legalize the recreational use of cannabis but could consider authorizing its medical use, Transport Minister Elisabeth Borne said on Thursday.

TAIPEI, May 17: Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, as thousands of demonstrators outside parliament cheered and waved rainbow flags, despite deep divisions over marriage equality.

LOS ANGELES, Jan 1: The arrival of the new year in California brought with it broad legalization of marijuana, a much-anticipated change that comes two decades after the state was the first to allow pot for medical use.