The cannabis plant, although now grown the world over, is indigenous to the subcontinent. In fact, one of the two main species of the plant – Cannabis indica – is named after our country.
The Arctic territory of Nunavut has become the latest jurisdiction to pass a law that legalises the cultivation, sale, and use of recreational cannabis.
The top drug cop in the Iranian capital has criticised the state’s approach to drug use, and has said that drug dependency is a matter for medical professionals, not law enforcement.
One of the two leading candidates in the upcoming Colombian presidential election has denounced the country's militarised drug war and its apparent subservience to US counter-narcotic interests.
As the extrajudicial killing of people for alleged drug offences continues in the Philippines, the president’s son has been cleared of trafficking - following a formal investigation.
New data shows that the vast majority of recorded drug offences in England and Wales are for drug possession, with cannabis possession offences making up the bulk.
The U.S. is using airstrikes to destroy opium labs, and kill any people who happen to be present in them, as part of its counter-terror military policy in Afghanistan.
Netflix will be streaming a thriller series set during the Philippines’ drug war slaughter. The show was made by a director who supports Duterte’s brutal crackdown and has worked for his regime.
The Social Democratic Party (PSD), the largest party in the Portuguese Parliament, has endorsed the legal regulation of cannabis. I spoke with the MP behind the motion.