Plea filed in Delhi HC to decriminalize use of Cannabis in India

Aditi Singh July 19 2019
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A petition has been filed before the Delhi High Court challenging the prohibition and criminalization of the use of cannabis in India.

The petition preferred by Great Legalisation India Movement Trust has challenged the provisions of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 and Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Rules, 1985, which prohibit and criminalize the use of cannabis or industrial hemp and prescribe restrictions on activities related to it.

The petitioner claims to be a registered trust . . .

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