Cannabis is illegal in Mongolia. In 2008, most of the cannabis seized in Mongolia was grown locally, though some was produced in Russia.
Cannabis may have been introduced to Mongolia by the Scythians, and historically was used for medical and shamanic purposes.
- ^ United Nations (April 2010). Report of the International Narcotics Control Board for 2009. United Nations Publications. pp. 87–. ISBN 978-92-1-148249-2.
- ^ Christian Rätsch (25 April 2005). The Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants: Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications. Simon and Schuster. pp. 573–. ISBN 978-1-59477-662-5.