Cannabis Ruderalis

Cannabis in Kazakhstan is illegal.

Extensive amounts of cannabis grow wild in the country.[1] The 2006 World Drug Report estimated that 400,000 hectares of cannabis grow wild in the Chui Valley.[2]

Per Russia's Ministry of Internal Affairs, 93% of the nation's marijuana comes from Kazakhstan.[3]


  1. ^ International Narcotics Control Board (1 April 2005). Report of the International Narcotics Control Board 2004: 2005. United Nations Publications. pp. 68–. ISBN 978-92-1-148198-3.
  2. ^ United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (2006). 2006 World Drug Report: Analysis. United Nations Publications. pp. 2096–. ISBN 978-92-1-148214-0.
  3. ^ Menon, Rajan; Fedorov, Yuri E.; Nodia, Ghia (July 2016). Russia, the Caucasus, and Central Asia. East West Institute. p. 230. ISBN 978-1-315-50172-7 – via Routledge.

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