Cannabis sativa


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a strong-smelling plant from whose dried leaves a number of euphoriant and hallucinogenic drugs are prepared

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CBD is one of over 100 cannabinoids found in Cannabis sativa and unlike THC, is not psychoactive.
'The Indomie truck contained 20 sacks of Cannabis Sativa and was coming from Ghana.
In a similar operation, a total of 15.415 tons of marijuana and 60,000 cannabis sativa plant stems belonging to the terrorist PKK were seized in an operation staged by Turkish security forces in the southeastern province of Diyarbakyr on Oct.
Three male suspects have been arraigned at the Federal High Court, Awka, by the Anambra State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, over illegal possession of cannabis sativa popularly known as marijuana.
A Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo on Wednesday convicted and sentenced one Buhari Abubakar, 26, to four years imprisonment for being in possession of 2kg of Cannabis Sativa (India hemp).
Other items recovered from the suspects were; two Toyota Corolla vehicles, one RVA4 jeep stolen for Rivers State, three L-300 Mitsubishi buses used for one chance robbery and eight bags, two drums of dry leaves suspected to be cannabis sativa, he said.
'Two weeks ago, we supported NDLEA by seizing 1.8 tons of Cannabis Sativa (Indian Hemp).
Exhibits seized include six point three four three two kilogrammes of Cannabis sativa, nine point four grammes of Cocaine, and four point three grammes of Heroine.
'The command has seized a total of 8,559.21kg which included Cannabis Sativa or Marijuana 690.644kg, Psychotropic substance 18.87kg, Tramadol 15.858kg, Cocaine 3grams and Cough syrup 7,850.59kg.'
A total of 399 suspected drug traffickers were arrested by the Edo State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) last year while over 45,743.19kg of various drugs mainly cannabis sativa commonly known as hemp or marijuana confiscated, the Commander, Mr Buba Wakawa has disclosed.
The Edo Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has said it has impounded 506 kg of a dried substance suspected to be Cannabis Sativa otherwise known as `Indian Hemp'.
Some of the men were arrested in possession of different quantities of cannabis sativa.
Nigerian Tribune reliably gathered that some security operatives from Dugbe police station around 9.00 am stormed the Lagos park of the motor garage to apprehend some hoodlums, who have turned a section close to railway line to smoking joints, where cannabis sativa, popularly known as Indian Hemp were being sold when the incident occurred.
According to the Customs Area Controller of Seme Area Command, Comptroller Mohammed Uba Garba, among the seizures made include 875x50bags of foreign parboiled rice with DPV of N15,023,750; 12x25litres of vegetable oil with DPV of N131,625.90; 6x50kg of refined sugar with DPV of N147,640.50; 535 bales of used clothes with DPV of N17,259,769; 20 parcels of cannabis Sativa with street value worth of N516,180.
'The situation was contained by officers who were on patrol who arrested the suspect and upon conducting a quick search, he was found being in possession of one stone of cannabis sativa and one packet of rizla which was hidden inside the pocket of his jacket in a red bag,' the OB report said.