Cannabis in Mongolia

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Cannabis is illegal in Mongolia. In 2008, most of the cannabis seized in Mongolia was grown locally, though some was produced in Russia.[1]


Cannabis may have been introduced to Mongolia by the Scythians, and historically was used for medical and shamanic purposes.[2]


  1. ^ United Nations (April 2010). Report of the International Narcotics Control Board for 2009. United Nations Publications. pp. 87–. ISBN 978-92-1-148249-2.
  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.