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Cannabis sativa

21 Jan
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), says it has destroyed and set ablaze over 317,417 kgs (317.4 metric tons) of cannabis sativa in the Opuje forests, Edo
9 Nov
Ekiti State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has destroyed five hectares of Cannabis sativa farmland in the state.
3 Nov
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has arrested 11 suspects over N671 million seized smuggled goods along the border and port corridors within the South-west zone in October 2022. Acting Controller, Federal Operations Unit, Zone A Hussein Ejibunu, disclosed this yesterday, while displaying the seized items to newsmen in Ikeja, said the suspects are at various…
26 Oct
Germany on Wednesday paved the way to legalising the purchase and possession of small amounts of marijuana for recreational use, as well as its production.
30 May 2022
The Western Marine Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has handed over Cannabis sativa estimated at N168 million, seized on waterways within Lagos State to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).
22 Apr 2022
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), yesterday, gave reasons why its operatives raided and sealed Diplomatic Suite Hotel, Asokoro, Abuja, in a joint operation with men
29 Mar 2022
20-year-old Bright Mbamara has been arrested with 16 bags of loose quantity of suspected dried weeds known as cannabis sativa by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Imo State.
28 Oct 2021
Scientists have validated more plants for the prevention and treatment of cancer. Top on the list of new plants discovered to have anti-cancer and weight loss properties are spinach, Cannabis sativa....
16 Oct 2021
A major drug dealer, Mike Omoarukhe, his manager and three other workers in his cannabis farms have been sentenced to 75 years imprisonment by a Federal High Court in Benin City, the Edo State capital.
9 Oct 2021
Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd), has explained why proponents of the legalisation of cannabis sativa cannot have their way under the prevailing security situation in Nigeria today.
8 Oct 2021
The Chairman, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), retired Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa, says the proponents of the legalisation of Cannabis Sativa cannot have what they desire.
2 Sep 2021
Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has urged community pharmacists in the country to conduct in-depth research into the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes.


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