Cannabis in the Maldives

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Cannabis in the Maldives is illegal.

History[edit]

Per the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, drug availability was first recorded in the 1970s in the Maldives. Cannabis usage was noted among tourists, who may have introduced it to the country.[1]

Cultivation[edit]

The Yearbook of the United Nations 2003 noted that cannabis was illicitly cultivated in every country of South Asia, with the exception of the Maldives.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (2003). Rapid Situation Assessment of Drug Abuse in Maldives. United Nations Publications. pp. 38–. ISBN 978-92-1-120184-0.
  2. ^ Bernan Press (29 July 2005). Yearbook of the United Nations 2003. United Nations Publications. pp. 1276–. ISBN 978-92-1-100905-7.