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195 kg cannabis seized in Visakhapatnam, one held

One person was arrested and over 195 kilograms of cannabis worth 25 lakh was seized from his car here on Sunday.

Jul 21, 2019, 21:17 PM IST

Can medical cannabis help autistic kids?

Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is an extensive developmental disorder that is expressed in almost all dimensions of the child`s development.

Feb 01, 2019, 15:43 PM IST

Even small amount of cannabis can alter brain: Study

Consuming just one or two joints seems to change grey matter volumes in the young adolescents.

Jan 15, 2019, 12:21 PM IST

Nepali man arrested with 1.5 kg cannabis

A Nepali man was arrested from Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district in possession with 1.5 kilograms of cannabis, Kullu police said on Saturday. 

Nov 10, 2018, 21:10 PM IST

Ganja now legal as Canada allows recreational use

The day was historic for the country as adult Canadians will be able to legally smoke recreational marijuana after nearly a century-long ban.

Oct 18, 2018, 10:02 AM IST

TMC leader Anubrata Mandal allegedly asks party workers to get BJP leader arrested on false case of possessing cannabis

The video went viral on Sunday night and kicked up a political storm in the state with the opposition accusing the ruling TMC of using the police to settle the score with the opposition.

Sep 04, 2018, 07:22 AM IST

Legal marijuana could help offset US opioid crisis: Study

Researchers have proposed that legalising marijuana for medicinal use could help offset the US' opioid epidemic, according to two studies.

Apr 03, 2018, 11:20 AM IST

Police arrest DU, JNU, Amity students on charges of drug trafficking

Nearly 1.140 kg of Cannabis and three LSD blot papers have been seized from the four students.

Dec 30, 2017, 12:58 PM IST

Cannabis ingredient holds promise as antipsychotic medicine

They were also more likely to be rated as "improved" by their psychiatrist, the study found, and there were signs of better cognitive performance and functioning. 

Dec 15, 2017, 14:03 PM IST

Medical marijuana carries no health risks, isn't addictive: WHO

 Had health officials chosen to make medical marijuana illegal, it would have banned physicians from prescribing medical marijuana across the world.

Dec 15, 2017, 10:34 AM IST

Jammu and Kashmir: Six arrested with heroin, cannabis

Six people were arrested with heroin and cannabis from three districts of Jammu region, the police said today.

Dec 06, 2017, 13:02 PM IST

Cannabis use among teens related to attraction to other drugs: Study

A research finds that regular and occasional cannabis use as a teen is linked to a heightened risk of other illicit drug taking in early adulthood. And this pattern is also associated with harmful drinking and smoking

Jun 08, 2017, 16:37 PM IST

Marijuana use may increase gum disease risk

Periodontal exams focus on a patient's gum tissue and connection to the teeth. 

May 30, 2017, 00:43 AM IST

Frequent recreational use of cannabis doubles the risk of gum disease

Periodontal disease is an inflammatory reaction to a bacterial infection below the gum line. 

May 27, 2017, 20:48 PM IST

Youth arrested with 500 gms cannabis in Jammu

A youth has been arrested allegedly with 500 grams of cannabis in the city here on Saturday, police said.

Apr 01, 2017, 20:17 PM IST

Hyderabad man cultivating marijuana inside flat arrested

STF arrests man in Hyderabad cultivating cannabis inside flat using modern scientific technology. Watch complete news story to get the detailed news updates!

Jan 05, 2017, 15:33 PM IST

High approval for cannabis, other measures in US vote

Voters in four states were asked to decide on measures linked to gun control.

Nov 09, 2016, 13:01 PM IST

One arrested, 10 kg of cannabis seized in Jammu

Chhotu Sah, from Vaishali district in Bihar, was arrested and 10 packets containing 10 kg of cannabis were recovered from his possession.

Oct 30, 2016, 01:06 AM IST

Heavy pot smoking linked to bone disease and fractures

The study also found that heavy cannabis users have a lower body weight and a reduced body mass index (BMI), which could contribute to thinning of their bones.

Oct 13, 2016, 14:43 PM IST

From cannabis to steroid: American weightlifter Norik Vardanian fails Olympic doping retest

Vardanian was previously banned for six months in 2009 after testing positive for cannabis.

Oct 06, 2016, 19:38 PM IST