Cannabis Act Current Affairs, GK & News
The United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs recently removed Cannabis from Schedule IV category of the 1961 Single convention on Narcotics (1). This was done to recognise the medicinal values of the plant. Though cannabis has been removed from Schedule IV, the non-medicinal Cannabis is still under Schedule I. About Cannabis plant Around 50 countries ..
Category: International Current Affairs
Topics: Cannabis • Cannabis Act • Effects of cannabis • Legality of cannabis • Medical cannabis • Narcotic Drugs • Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs of 1961 • United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime • UNODC
The Parliament of Canada has passed a landmark law that legalizes the recreational use of marijuana nationwide. The Cannabis Act (or Bill C-45) passed its final hurdle on June 20 in a 52-29 vote in the Senate. The bill controls and regulates how the drug can be grown, distributed and sold. Canadians will be able ..