Legality of cannabis Current Affairs, GK & News
The World Drugs Report 2022 was recently released by UN Office on Drugs and Crimes. As per report, legalization of Cannabis has increased its daily use and related health impacts. Key Finding of the report The report highlights the expansion of synthetic drugs in new markets, increase in manufacturing of cocaine, and the gaps in ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2022
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
Malta has become the first country in European Union to legalise cannabis at home and for personal use. Highlights Under the new law, Malta has allowed people aged 18 and above to have up to seven grams of cannabis. They would also be allowed to grow up to four plants at home. The legislation also ..
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 / World 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
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 law when published in the Royal Gazette, legalize the production, import, export, possession and use of marijuana and kratom products ..
Topics: Antidiarrhoeals • Cannabis • Core eudicots • Drug control law • Drug liberalization • Drugs • Euphoriants • Legality of cannabis • Medicinal plants • Mitragyna speciosa • Opioids • Psychoactive drugs
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 regulations aim to protect public health and safety by allowing adults access to legal cannabis and is a social experiment ..
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 ..