Marijuana Seizures in Nepal in 2012

The Nepalese Narcotics Control Bureau reported statistics that showed police in the country seized 47 tonnes of cannabis in 2012. The amount of cannabis seized in 2012 was nearly 30 percent higher than the previous year.

Along with marijuana, heroin and opium from Afghanistan and Pakistan has been smuggled into Nepal on its way to other destinations such as India

(Marijuana price per gram worldwide.)

Source: ¬†Anbarasan Ethirajan, “Nepal steps up battle against drug traffickers,” BBC News, April 4, 2013.