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City anti-narcotic cells to keep tab on cannabis

The ANC officers suspect that demand for cannabis and marijuana might rise during the two-day festival.

28 Feb 2018 7:36 AM

Woman shares how giving her dying son cannabis miraculously saved his life

The boy’s immune system recovered and now four years later he is a healthy 18-year-old training to be a chef.

04 Feb 2018 4:34 PM

Does marijuana use lower chances of getting pregnant?

The findings have been published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health (JECH).

23 Jan 2018 10:30 AM

Beauty products using cannabis as an ingredient to be launched this year

Hemp seed oil is known for its moisturising properties as it contains more fatty acids than other vegetable oils.

08 Jan 2018 5:51 PM

Legal cannabis to generate $40bln, 400,000 jobs: study

Customers and operators in California have complained however about the punitive sales taxes to be applied to cannabis.

03 Jan 2018 2:11 PM


4 students of top Delhi colleges arrested as part of new year drugs crackdown

The NCB has also seized 1.14 kg of charas and three LSD blot papers that would have been probably supplied to the new year party.

30 Dec 2017 3:53 PM

Study finds Cannabis ingredient may hold promise as antipsychotic medicine

Most common forms of psychosis are schizophrenia, which affects more than 21 million people worldwide, and bipolar disorder.

18 Dec 2017 9:25 AM

Antipsychotic medicine may be developed from ingredient found in cannabis

The study indicated that CBD may be effective in psychosis: patients treated with CBD showed a significant reduction in symptoms.

15 Dec 2017 7:49 PM

Long-term marijuana users get mysterious illness; causes severe vomiting

Most people who use marijuana say it's soothing and therapeutic.

06 Dec 2017 5:53 PM

Cannabis use may up risk of bipolar symptoms in young adults

Researchers from the University of Warwick in the UK found that adolescent cannabis use is an independent risk factor for future hypomania.

03 Dec 2017 9:00 AM


Police: Substitute teacher encouraged students to smoke pot

The school district is cooperating fully with police.

02 Dec 2017 3:28 PM

Delhi police arrests 37-year-old drug peddler with 4kg cannabis worth Rs 40 lakh

The Crime Branch estimates the 4kg cannabis to be worth of Rs 40 lakh from Nepal to supply them in Delhi-NCR.

21 Nov 2017 12:16 PM

WB: BSF seizes 48 kg of cannabis in Berhampore

After searching the area with BSF tracker dog, officials recovered 12 gunny bags in which 48 kg of the contraband item was found.

12 Nov 2017 4:32 PM

Legalising marijuana can increase use: French study

In the American states the black market was being fuelled by the higher cost of over-the-counter marijuana, the report concluded.

08 Oct 2017 2:45 PM

Marijuana use increases violent behaviour, suggests study

A group of researchers has found that continued use of cannabis causes violent behavior as a direct result of changes in brain function.

08 Oct 2017 11:03 AM


Smoking cannabis linked to violence in people, says study

Researchers confirm for first time that using the drug may lead to rise in crimes.

05 Oct 2017 12:06 PM

Study claims cannabis may prevent people from doing hard drugs

According to researchers, leafy substance might be key to discouraging users from progressing to 'harder' drugs, such as cocaine, ecstasy.

26 Sep 2017 7:48 AM

Sri Lanka to export cannabis from first plantation

Country's health minister said the market currently depends on handouts from courts which seize illegally grown or smuggled drugs.

13 Sep 2017 4:56 PM

Find out how cannabis affects sleep

According to an expert, while the drug can help users doze off, prolonged usage may make them struggle to rest without it.

12 Sep 2017 1:00 PM

India’s on a roll?

When cannabis was compared to a placebo for pain relief, predictably it was more effective.

04 Sep 2017 2:15 AM