From Cannabis prohibition to cannabis regulation in Iran

From cannabis prohibition to cannabis regulation in Iran It is with the establishment of the modern state (1920s) and, especially, with the foundation of the Islamic Republic in 1979 that prohibition of drugs, including  cannabis, becomes more stringent. In the first part of the 20th century, cannabis was a primary concern to Iranian policymakers (and …

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Cannabis status in Contemporary Iran

The question of cannabis through the legal interpretation of religious authorities in the Islamic Republic of Iran. Introduction: Middle Eastern states and the Islamic world are known for adopting strict codes of prohibitions. These apply to sexual norms, such as premarital sex, social practices such as gambling and consumption behaviour as in the case of …

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BLACK AFRICA

The Zulu chiefs put a handful of hemp into the ground, rest a piece of dry and burning dung on it, cover it all with earth, make two holes with their fingers on the sides, and place themselves on the ground one after the other make a couple of inhalations, holding smoke in the lungs; …

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