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The different avatars of marijuana: Villain in India, medicine elsewhere

Telangana Today | 07/11/2021 05:02 PM | Click to read full article

Marijuana, which in some countries is used to treat depression, diseases like glaucoma and even cancer, became a villain in India because drug peddlers chose to mint money from the plant, making people addicted to it and making the overuse of the drug trigger negative effects in youngsters, many of whom began taking to crime to obtain the drug and under its influence as well.

But where marijuana is not banned, marijuana has a different life.