Cannabis in Azerbaijan

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Cannabis in Azerbaijan is illegal but is cultivated illicitly, and has a long history as a medical remedy in the nation.

History[edit]

Academic Farid Alakbarov has written on cannabis medicines found in medieval Azerbaijani texts, including treatments for uterine tumors, hemorrhoids, and hysteria.[1]

Cultivation[edit]

Per a 2011 report, cannabis is cultivated, mostly in southern Azerbaijan, “to a modest extent”.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ethan Russo; Melanie Creagan Dreher; Mary Lynn Mathre (2002). Women and Cannabis: Medicine, Science, and Sociology. Psychology Press. pp. 8–. ISBN 978-0-7890-2101-4.
  2. ^ William R. Brownfield (May 2011). International Narcotics Control Strategy Report: Volume I: Drug and Chemical Control. DIANE Publishing. pp. 129–. ISBN 978-1-4379-8272-5.