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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

Australian jailed in Bali for using hashish

An Australian businessman was Tuesday handed a seven-month jail term for using hashish on the Indonesian resort island of Bali.

Mar 14, 2017, 14:40 PM IST

Pak's anti-narcotics force seizes drugs worth 2.6 bln rupees

 Pakistan's Anti-Narcotics Force today seized 11 tonnes of drugs worth 2.6 billion rupees in the southwestern Balochistan province and the southern port city of Karachi, in the biggest haul in the force's history.

Jun 20, 2015, 17:01 PM IST

3,000 kg of hashish seized in Pakistan

In one of the biggest drug hauls in Pakistan, coast guards have seized nearly 3,000 kilogrammes of hashish being smuggled to the Middle East where its market value is estimated to be around USD 50 million.

May 06, 2015, 01:20 AM IST

Hashish-filled helicopter crashes in Spain killing pilots

 A helicopter loaded with hashish crashed in southern Spain after hitting an electricity pylon, killing its two pilots, police said on Wednesday.

Jan 28, 2015, 19:57 PM IST

Punjab waging national war against drugs: Deputy CM Sukhbir Badal

Nearly 20,000 people associated with the drugs trade have been arrested in Punjab in the last one year alone and drugs seizures in the past 20 months have been over Rs 6,000 crore. The alarming figures are the reason why Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal says that his state is "fighting a national war" against drugs.

Sep 12, 2014, 14:49 PM IST

Nepal Police arrest 4 Indians with 18 kgs of hashish

Four Indians have been arrested in Nepal for allegedly carrying more than 18 kgs of hashish.

Apr 23, 2014, 17:02 PM IST

Canadian police find 7 tons of hashish

The hashish was wrapped in laptop-sized bricks in an abandoned container.

Sep 16, 2010, 11:53 AM IST

Singaporean arrested at IGI with seven kg of hashish

A Singaporean national was
arrested from the Indira Gandhi International airport here
this morning for allegedly trying to smuggle seven kg of

May 02, 2010, 18:09 PM IST

Not just opium, Afghanistan biggest producer of Hashish: UN

Afghanistan the world`s
biggest producer of opium is also a major cultivator of
cannabis, a narcotic plant from which dreaded drug `hasish` is
made, according to a UN survey.

Apr 01, 2010, 23:40 PM IST

Afghan police commander jailed for 40 tonnes of hashish

An Afghan court sentenced a border police official to 20 years in prison for possessing 40 tonnes of hashish, the tribunal said today.

Nov 25, 2009, 23:16 PM IST