Cannabis: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Global Drug Survey

The Global Drug Survey (GDS) is an anonymised, online survey based on a detailed questionnaire to assess trends in drug use and self-reported harms among regular drug users and early adopters of new trends. The ..

Israel legalizes exports of medical marijuana

The Knesset, Israel’s parliament, has unanimously approved long-awaited, controversial law to allow exports of medical marijuana, allowing Israel to tap the lucrative global market. Though, the bill still needs approval from the cabinet and Prime ..

Thailand becomes first nation in Southeast Asia to legalize medical use of marijuana

Thailand has become the first nation in Southeast Asia to legalize medical use of marijuana, as well as the kratom, a locally grown plant traditionally used as a stimulant and painkiller. The changes, which become ..

Canada officially legalized recreational use of marijuana

Canada has officially become the 2nd Country in the world to legalize the recreational use of marijuana nationwide after Uruguay. The Cannabis Act (or Bill C-45) came into force on 17th October 2018. The new ..

2018 International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is observed every year on June 26 to raise awareness of the major problem that illicit drugs represent to society. The theme for 2018 is: “Listen ..