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Indian government will allow cannabis research for the first time

Indian government will allow cannabis research for the first time

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 30, 2019

Cannabis research in India is to be permitted for the very first time, indicating a global shift in pot laws. The country, which was home to an estimated 1.35352 billion people last year, forbids the sale, use and cultivation of cannabis.  India’s narcotics department, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), has given offic...

How India could become a global cannabis leader

How India could become a global cannabis leader

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 8, 2018

India's medical cannabis industry could boom if regulators can be convinced of the plant's efficacy as a medicine. This is what the only licensed medical cannabis cultivator in the country, Avnish Pandya, believes. India's government will consider cannabis on a global scale As the co-founder of Bombay Hem...

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