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Yes, we cannabis: Medical marijuana is lighting up a USD100 billion opportunity. India’s turn to roll.

Several Himalayan states are moving aggressively on allowing marijuana cultivation for medicinal purposes. But stubborn taboos and regulatory hurdles will have to be weeded out before the super plant can be put to work.
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A mother of two was suffering from terminal cancer at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). Deep depression had set in. That aggravated the side effects of her chemotherapy. She started complaining of headaches and frequent vomiting. Anurag Srivastava, head of surgery at AIIMS, thought up an unusual prescription. On the eve of Holi, he allowed the
of the Indian culture, social customs, and festivals,” said Jitendra Singh, minister of state in the Prime Minister’s Office. “There is a very thin line between use, misuse, and abuse of a substance, and it is our responsibility to draw that line so that we do not throw the baby out with the bathwater.” ( Graphics by Ankita Mehrotra)
A mother of two was suffering from terminal cancer at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). Deep depression had set in. That aggravated the side effects of her chemotherapy. She started complaining of headaches and frequent vomiting. Anurag Srivastava, head of surgery at AIIMS, thought up an unusual prescription. On the eve of Holi, he allowed the of the Indian culture, social customs, and festivals,” said Jitendra Singh, minister of state in the Prime Minister’s Office. “There is a very thin line between use, misuse, and abuse of a substance, and it is our responsibility to draw that line so that we do not throw the baby out with the bathwater.” ( Graphics by Ankita Mehrotra)

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