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Colorado made $3.5 million in marijuana tax in first month

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 12:00

Marijuana sales in Colorado brought in $3.5 million in tax revenues and fees in the first month retail pot outlets were allowed, the western US state said Monday.

Australia, Pakistan Navies in big cannabis bust off Oman

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 13:48

Australian and Pakistani navy ships have seized almost two tonnes of cannabis resin in a drug bust off Oman that officers described today as a setback for extremist groups.

Marijuana no more dangerous than alcohol, says Barack Obama

Last Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014, 13:45

US President Barack Obama has reportedly said that smoking `marijuana no more dangerous than alcohol.`

US state of Colorado allows sale of cannabis

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 01, 2014, 19:27

Colorado has become the first US state to allow stores to sell cannabis for recreational use, media reported Wednesday.

Two smugglers arrested with cannabis in Jammu

Last Updated: Saturday, November 02, 2013, 14:26

Two narcotic smugglers were arrested and cannabis was recovered from their possession in Jammu city, police said on Saturday.

Traces of Marijuana found in blood samples of medical student

Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013, 23:55

Blood and urine samples of the first year medical student who was found in a semi-comatose state at the AIIMS auditorium and is battling for life, has revealed traces of Cannabis, also known as Marijuana.

4.9 tonnes of cannabis seized in Turkey

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 21:35

A major haul of cannabis weighing 4.9 tonnes and with an estimated worth of $742 million was seized in Turkey, Xinhua reported Wednesday.

Panchayat member arrested, one kg cannabis recover

Last Updated: Thursday, July 04, 2013, 17:50

A panchayat member has been arrested and one kilogram of cannabis recovered from his possession in Jammu and Kashmir`s Rajouri district, police said on Thursday.

Fashion chain River Island asked to ditch `cannabis promoting` Rihanna

Last Updated: Friday, June 28, 2013, 17:03

Fashion chain River Island has been slammed for keeping Rihanna, who caused controversy after posing with suspicious looking cigarettes in Amsterdam, as its teen face - while donating thousands to anti-drugs charities.

Anti-drugs campaigners blast Bolt over internet picture

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 04, 2013, 14:45

Anti-drugs campaigners have blasted Olympic sprint king Usain Bolt for a picture of a t-shirt posted on the internet which appeared to be promoting the use of Cannabis.

Miley Cyrus tweets new pic of `cannabis leaf phone case`

Last Updated: Monday, May 27, 2013, 13:57

Miley Cyrus has posted a new picture of herself on Twitter, with a marijuana leaf on her cell phone cover.

HP demands aid for alternative crops in cannabis growing areas

Last Updated: Monday, April 15, 2013, 21:50

Himachal Pradesh government urged Centre to provide assistance to state to promote cultivation of alternative crops in Kullu, Mandi, Chamba and Shimla to wean away local people from growing cannabis.