Q. Consider the following statements:
1.The Cannabis Research Project focuses on investigating the improper use of cannabis in India and developing strategies to regulate and control its usage effectively.
2.Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 is the central law that deals with cannabis in India.
3.The NDPS (Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances) Act prohibits the sale, production, and use of cannabis in all its forms.
How many of the above statements are correct?
Statements 1 and 3 are incorrect. Cannabis Research Project aims to produce export quality drugs meant for different kinds of neuropathies, diabetic pains etc. The NDPS Act prohibits the sale and production of cannabis resin and flowers, but the use of leaves and seeds of the cannabis plant is permitted, with the states having the power to regulate and form the state rules for it.
Statement 2 is correct. Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 is the central law that deals with cannabis in India.