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Cannabis in Nepal has been illegal since 1973, but the region has a long history of use of cannabis as an intoxicant, and continues to produce cannabis illicitly.

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For hundreds of years, the cultivation, production and selling of cannabis was a lucrative source of income, enabling decent livelihood in Nepal

In Nepal, cannabis seeds are also used in making pickles "bhang ko achar". The dried seeds are ground and then mixed with aalo (potato). This is common in hilly area like Kathmandu, Pokhara of Nepal.


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Why is Nepal police cracking down on cannabis? - Sensi Seeds Blog

Why is Nepal police cracking down on cannabis? - Sensi Seeds Blog

As in India and Bangladesh, Nepal has a long tradition of religious and spiritual cannabis use, most notably at the Hindu festival of Maha Shivaratri.


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