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NDLEA intercepts cannabis concealed in beer truck in Imo

By Muhaimin Olowoporoku Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Imo State command intercepted a 40-foot truck conveying beer bottles with 239 kilograms...

Legislator propose bill to legalise cultivating, trading of cannabis

By Muhaimin Olowoporoku Miriam Onuoha, member of the House of Representatives from Okigwe North federal constituency has proposed a bill to legalize the cultivation and...

Nigeria opposes UN move to make cannabis non-dangerous drug

Nigeria joined China, Egypt and 22 other countries in voting against a UN move to remove cannabis from a list of the world's most tightly controlled and dangerous drugs.

Rwanda to issue licences for growing cannabis for export

The Rwandan government will issue licenses for growing cannabis for medical use and export, the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) said late Tuesday.

How Marijuana gets people high: Scientists

Scientists in the United States have decoded why cannabis, known in Nigeria as Indian Hemp or marijuana, make people high and change their perception of reality.

Customs impounds cannabis-filled Volkswagen in Kaduna

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) intercepted a Volkswagen Golf 3 car with Reg no. ABC45LP laden with 5 bags of suspected cannabis in Kaduna.

“Africa will become the cannabinoid production centre” – Expert says

Africa is likely to become one of the world’s top medical cannabis growers, a group of researchers, scientists and entrepreneurs said on Monday.

Lagos Customs intercepts 1,582 parcels of cannabis in Indomie truck

The Customs Service, Seme Border Area Command, says it has intercepted 20 sacks of 1,582 parcels of Cannabis Sativa(Indian Hemp) worth over N30 million, smuggled into the country through the border.

NDLEA seizes 23.8kg cannabis from Ebonyi community

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has confiscated 23.8 kg worth of cannabis during a raid at Amike Ezzamgbo, in Ohaukwu...

NDLEA destroys 110,542 tonnes of cannabis in Ondo

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Ondo State on Thursday destroyed drugs weighing 110,542 tonnes.

NDLEA seizes 18kg of cannabis in Niger

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Niger Command, has seized 18kg of hemp and arrested two suspected drug traffickers in remote areas of the state.

Anxiety, inflammation may be alleviated by cannabis-like drugs

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), anxiety and some types of inflammation may be alleviated by cannabis-like drugs, according to researchers.

Australian researchers debunk claims of cannabis reducing chronic pain

Australian researchers said there is no strong evidence to suggest that cannabis reduces chronic non-cancer pain, in spite of growing use of the psychoactive drug worldwide for medicinal purposes.

NDLEA nabs 2 suspects, seizes 1,459kg of cannabis in Niger state

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Niger Command, said on Friday that it had arrested two  suspects and seized 1,459kg of substance suspected...

NDLEA arrests Grandpa, uncovers 2 cannabis warehouses in Edo

A 64-year-old grandfather, Daniel Idemudia, has been arrested in Benin, by the Edo State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), in connection with the discovery of substance suspected to be cannabis sativa in a warehouse.

Navy patrol seize 124 bags of cannabis worth N150m on Badagry creeks

The Nigerian Navy has intercepted 124 bags of cannabis with a street value of N150 million at Badagry creeks in Lagos State.

Cannabis: NDLEA arrests 14 farmers with in Gombe

The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Gombe State on Tuesday said its operatives arrested 14 farmers for cultivating Cannabis in two communities.

Man Arrested With N.5m Cannabis In Jigawa

The Jigawa Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Wednesday said it had arrested a 46-year-old man (name withheld) and seized from him 64.75kg of cannabis worth N500,000.

NDLEA Seizes 9.6 Tons Of Cannabis

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Thursday said it seized 9,602.06 kilogrammes of Indian hemp in its Seme command in Lagos State between January and June, 2017.

5,863 kg of cannabis intercepted at Seme border

Anti-narcotic officials with Seme Border Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), on Friday intercepted 5,863 kilogram mes (kg) of compressed dried weeds that tested positive for cannabis.

Mexican Senate legalizes cannabis

Mexico’s senate has voted overwhelmingly in favour of legalising medical marijuana. The bill fell short of demands among some critics who argued that wider legalisation...

NDLEA destroys 24 tonnes of cannabis in Ondo

Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) destroyed 24 tonnes of cannabis in two months in Ondo State, the Commander, Mr Mohammed Sokoto, said in...

NDLEA arrests 94, seizes 2 tons of Cannabis

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Kogi Command, said on Saturday that it had arrested 94 suspects, including seven women, over drug related...

NDLEA raids Mushin, recovers 301.2kg of Cannabis

The Lagos State Command of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Friday recovered 301.2kg of cannabis in Mushin. This is contained in...

Customs intercept cannabis worth N150m

The Western Marine Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Thursday said it intercepted cannabis worth N150 million and arrested a suspect. The News...

Army arrest Boko Haram suppliers found no Qu’ran only cannabis, condoms

Nigerian Army said on Tuesday that its directives to troops in the North East to conduct a painstaking search on motorists and cargoes had...

NDLEA destroys 4 cannabis farms

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Kogi on Saturday destroyed four cannabis sativa (Indian hemp) plantations totalling 35 acres at different locations...

Lagos police arrrests 2, recovers arms, cannabis

The Lagos State Police Command on Monday announced the arrest of two suspected armed robbers in Oke-Ira, Ogba area of the state. DSP Ngozi Braide,...

S.African lawmaker who backed cannabis for medical use dies

A South African opposition lawmaker who had called for the legalisation of cannabis for medical use died Saturday after a battle with lung cancer,...

NDLEA arrests 104, seizes 1,000kg of cannabis

The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Sunday said it arrested 104 suspects involved in various drug related offenses in Taraba between January...

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