Monday, 24 January, 2022
TopicCannabis

Topic: Cannabis

Coca Cola says no plans to enter cannabis market after ‘rumours’ surged over YouTube video

Coca-Cola said in 2018 that it was looking at the cannabis drinks market. The news fueled stock gains for companies like Aurora Cannabis Inc.

Twitter bots spreading bogus claims about health benefits of cannabis, says study

Wrong claims made in the thousands of Twitter bot posts are drowning out scientific facts about cannabis, find researchers from University of Southern California.

Justin Trudeau is firefighting SNC-Lavalin scandal. Here’s how it came to this

With Trudeau fighting for survival, ThePrint looks at the rise and fall of this generation’s biggest liberal political icon in four points.

Indians are buying and selling heroin, cocaine & ganja online, and UN is worried

The UN Office on Drugs and Crime has highlighted the emergence of 'illicit internet pharmacies' as a gateway for drug sales.

UP on a high: Govt study shows most cannabis users are in the populous state

A study covering all 36 states and Union territories found nearly 3% of Indians between ages 10 and 75 used cannabis, with UP topping the list.

High time India, the land of bhang, legalises marijuana

Regulation allows cannabis buyers to know what they’re consuming and moderate their intake, in the same way that a drinker can distinguish and choose between a whiskey and a beer.

By prohibiting marijuana, India is giving free run to illegal drug cartels: Shashi Tharoor

We should establish a government-run medical cannabis programme so that this drug can be prescribed to, and used by, patients in need.

How legalising cannabis can help India ease some of its economic burden

Indian cities are among the highest consumers of marijuana in the world; legalising it will give the government a major new revenue stream.

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Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.
Representational image for trade from China | Photo: Bloomberg

What conflict? India’s imports from China soar to almost $100 bn, led by smartphones, machinery

According to China's official data, its exports to India reached $97.52 billion in 2021, while total two-way bilateral trade touched $125.66 billion.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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