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Court grants bail to retired ACP’s son arrested in drugs case

A special court in Mumbai granted bail to the son of a retired ACP who was arrested for possession of drugs. The court noticed discrepancies in the arrest documents and search memorandum, including the absence of the then-zonal director of the agency at the scene.

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Updated on Sep 10, 2023 12:24 AM IST

US health dept recommends to move marijuana to lower-risk drug category

Marijuana is currently classified as a Schedule I drug, alongside heroin and LSD.

Rescheduling the drug would reduce or potentially eliminate criminal penalties for possession.(Unsplash)
Published on Aug 31, 2023 08:15 AM IST
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NDPS court acquits two arrested in ‘15kg’ marijuana seizure case

A special court in Mumbai acquitted two men who were accused of carrying 15kg of marijuana after finding discrepancies in the prosecution evidence.

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Updated on Aug 17, 2023 12:51 AM IST

Germany likely to legalise marijuana soon; govt clears drug policy bill

Chancellor Olaf Scholz hopes the law will curb the black market, protect consumers against contaminated marijuana and reduce drug-related crime.

Adults in Germany aged between 18 and 25 years old that consumed cannabis at least once nearly doubled in 2021(Photo for representation)
Updated on Aug 16, 2023 10:18 PM IST
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New research reveals reason behind rising cannabis poisoning cases in America

A new study from the University of Sydney reveals that the legalization of marijuana has led to an increase in cannabis poisoning cases in the US

The University of Sydney conducted a systematic review of 30 published studies, which shed light on the connection between marijuana legalization and poisoning rates in the US.(AFP)
Published on Jul 27, 2023 08:15 PM IST
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