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– In India, the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 criminalizes the use, possession, sale, and other commercial dealings of cannabis. This stand is taken even when elements like bhang present as a grey area of the NDPS Act, as the same is not deemed illegal. This raises the question of whether cannabis in general should be legalized in the nation. This discussion explores the Indian laws pertaining to cannabis, along with exploring the debate on the legalisation of cannabis.

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