LEGAL HURDLES OF THE TRIBE
Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985
— APPLICABLE PAN INDIA —
The Central Government of India in 1985, under the leadership of former Prime Minister Mr. Rajiv Gandhi passed NDPS ( Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act). It banned Ganja & Hashish in any form but allowed the use of Seeds and Leaves. **
STATE SPECIFIC LAWS & CASE STUDIES
THE MAHARASHTRA PROHIBITION ACT, 1949
This Act was passed by the State of Bombay in 1949 under the leadership of then Chief Minister Mr. Balasaheb Gangadhar. It completely prohibits the presence of seeds, leaves, ganja, and hashish inside the Maratha State. The penalty for violation can lead to imprisonment and a heavy fine.
– The Assam Ganja and Bhang Prohibition Act, 1958 –
The Assam government can search and raid anywhere in their state if they ‘just believe’ that you can possess any part of the Vedic-Era Plant or any consumption, growing, and research apparatus.
– KERALA Ganja and Bhang AKBARI Act, 1902 –
Case Study of a Lady named Mary who was seized with 1200 grams of crushed ganja leaves & seeds, versus the State of Kerala in the High Court of ERNAKULAM.
-THE KARNATAKA PROHIBITION ACT, 1961 –
Leaves, Flower, Resin is considered as narcotic in the state of Karnataka.
– The Delhi Narcotic Drugs Rules, 1985 –
– The Gujarat Prohibition Act, 1949 –
On 21 February 2017, Gujarat legalized bhang(Seeds & Leaves) by removing it from the list of “intoxicating drugs” covered by section 23 of the Gujarat Prohibition Act. Gujarat’s Minister of State for Home and Prohibition, Pradipsinh Jadeja, explained, “Bhang is consumed only as prasad of Lord Shiva.
Link to age old Act below.
– Andhra Pradesh Excise Act, 1968 –
An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to the production, manufacture, possession, transport, purchase and sale of intoxicating liquor and drugs, the levy of duties of excise and countervailing, duties on alcoholic liquors for human consumption and opium, Indian hemp and other narcotic drugs and narcotics and to provide for matters connected therewith in the State of Andhra Pradesh.
– THE ORISSA PROHIBITION ACT, 1956 –
Himachal Pradesh Prohibition Act
Himachal’s chief minister Jai Ram Thakur said, “The cannabis produced in the state is of high quality and there is potential to undertake its controlled cultivation. Under the NDPS Act, 1985, there are provisions for the cultivation, production, maintenance and transportation of cannabis.” Himachal Prohibition is based on NDPS Act. Please find the NDPS actContinue reading
Haryana Excise & Amendment Bill,2020
This Act may be called the Punjab Excise (Haryana Amendment) Act, 2020. Haryana Prohibition Act is based on The Punjab Excise Act, 1914.
The Gujarat Prohibition Act, 1949
On 21 February 2017, Gujarat legalized bhang(Seeds & Leaves) by removing it from the list of “intoxicating drugs” covered by section 23 of the Gujarat Prohibition Act.
Goa Narcotic Drugs Psychotropic Substances Rules 1987
Goa Ganja-bhang prohibition act is majorly based on the guidelines of the NDPS Act, 1985. The state completely bans Ganja but excludes seeds & Leaves.
Chhattisgarh Excise Act, 1915
hibition. The Chhattisgarh government not only prohibits psychotropic substances like Ganja-Charas but also Prohibits the use of Bhang leaves.
Bihar Prohibition and Excise Act, 2016
One of the States with Ultimate Prohibition. The Bihar government not only prohibits psychotropic substances like Ganja-Charas but also Prohibits the use of Bhang leaves.
The Assam Ganja and Bhang Prohibition Act, 1959
One of the States with Ultimate Prohibition. The Assam government not only prohibits psychotropic substances like Ganja-Charas but also Prohibits the use of Bhang.
Arunachal Pradesh Excise Act 1993
An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to the production, manufacture, possession, transport purchase and sale of intoxicants in Arunachal Pradesh.
Andhra Pradesh Excise Act, 1968
An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to the production, manufacture, possession, transport purchase and sale of intoxicants in Andhra Pradesh.
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