Tag: Marijuana

Gaja Baja movie review: A day in the life of two stoners in Kathmandu

After spending two years in legal limbo Gaja Baja has finally released all over Nepal. The Film Development Board censors put the release of the movie on hold because the title of the film had the word ‘gaja’ (marijuana). They had claimed that its title transmitted ‘negative imagery’ to masses. But after winning the battle, producers […]

Maha Shivarati: 39 arrested for buying, selling marijuana in Pashupati area

Kathmandu, February 13 Police in Kathmandu have arrested at least 39 persons for buying, selling or consuming marijuana in and around Pashupatinath area as a part of Maha Shivaratri celebrations in the Valley on Tuesday. Some devotees of Lord Shiva claim the banned weed to be a prasad of Lord Shiva and hence promote its […]

Five arrested in Kathmandu with more than 12 kg of marijuana

Kathmandu, May 1 Police have arrested four women and a man with at least 12 kg of marijuana from Kathmandu in course of the past four days. They used to sell marijuana in areas close to the Pashupatinath Temple They identified the arrestees as Dil Bahadur Lama (58) of Dandiguranse-5, Sindhuli, Parvati Dahal (32) of Mainapokhari-9, Dolakha, Lalmaya […]