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Review Article Volume 4 Issue 4

Holy Stimulant of Lord Shiva Becomes Unholy and Curse Stimulant in Tripura

Tapasi Bhattacharjee*

Guest Lecturer in the Department of Human Physiology of Women’s College, Agartala, Tripura (West), India

*Corresponding Author: Tapasi Bhattacharjee, Guest Lecturer in the Department of Human Physiology of Women’s College, Agartala, Tripura (West), India.

Received: February 21, 2020; Published: March 11, 2020



  Cannabis (marijuana/ganja), is the most commonly used addicted substance in Tripura after alcohol and tobacco. It is a psychoactive drug that contains tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) responsible for it’s recreational effects. It alters perception. Vedas, holy scripts of Hindu religion explained it’s beneficial effects on health. But, nowadays, for it’s recreational effects, it becomes the most commonly used illegal drug in the world as well as in Tripura. To protect the young population of Tripura, the Government of Tripura have taken strong steps against it’s cultivation and smuggling. Destruction of orchards of cannabis, the food of Lord Shiva in Tripura becomes daily routine of Government of Tripura. Unfortunately, the higher personalities of Government of Tripura totally overlooking that it is used for medicinal purposes in the world from ancient periods. They are unable to think that to inhibit any destruction another destruction is not the solution. So, time have come to us to think again and take proper steps to protect both young population and cannabis (marijuana/ganja) in Tripura.

Keywords:Cannabis; Marijuana; Ganja; THC; WHO; Hinduism; Recreational; Lord Shiva



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Citation: Tapasi Bhattacharjee. “Holy Stimulant of Lord Shiva Becomes Unholy and Curse Stimulant in Tripura". Acta Scientific Pharmaceutical Sciences 4.4 (2020): 28-32.


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