Items tagged with cannabis

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Biden pardons thousands convicted of marijuana possession under federal law [06.10.2022] President Biden pardoned thousands of people convicted of marijuana possession under federal law and said his administration would review whether mar ...
Morocco grants first authorizations for legal cannabis industry [05.10.2022] The Cannabis Activities Regulatory Agency (ANRAC), a brand new organization to regulate the legal cultivation of cannabis, issued ten permits for pro ...
Au Maroc, les cultivateurs de chanvre placent leurs espoirs dans le cannabis thérapeutique [05.10.2022] Au pied du mont Tidghine, plus haut sommet du massif du Rif, dans le nord du Maroc, le village d’Azila est couvert de plantations de cannabis, prêt à ...
Zurich puts off recreational pot smoking trial [05.10.2022] The Zurich city council and the university of Zurich announced that the sale of cannabis products from pharmacies and social clubs under controlled c ...
California’s illicit marijuana market thrives as much of the state continues to restrict sales [04.10.2022] In 2016, Californians voted to legalize recreational adult-use marijuana. Proponents of Proposition 64, including then-Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, argued ...
Amsterdam council to vote against banning tourists from coffeeshops [30.09.2022] Amsterdam council will vote against a proposal to enforce a national ban against tourists in coffeeshops, where cannabis is smoked. Mayor Femke Halse ...
Legal marijuana, but Uruguayans still prefer black market [30.09.2022] In 2013, Uruguay became the first country in the world to legalize recreational marijuana -- which came into effect four years later -- permitting it ...
German SPD representatives confident a solution to international legal hurdles will be found [29.09.2022] Earlier this month news broke of recent analysis conducted by the Bundestag’s scientific service suggested the creation of a legal recreational canna ...
Recreational marijuana use in Australia could be legalised by federal parliament, Greens say [26.09.2022] Federal parliament could override state laws to legalise recreational marijuana use in Australia, according to new constitutional advice obtained by ...
Government needs to speed up cannabis law reform, say protesters [19.09.2022] Various groups protested on the lawns of the Union Buildings over the slow pace and haphazard approach to cannabis law reform and regulation in South ...
Could Germany’s impending cannabis legalization prop up Canada’s flagging producers? [18.09.2022] First-mover advantage: It’s a phrase long used by Canadian cannabis companies that have spent billions of dollars to accelerate their international s ...
Golding promises special treatment for small farmers, Rastas, Maroons in ganja industry [18.09.2022] Small farmers, the Maroons and Rastafarians are to be given special treatment in the ganja industry whenever the People’s National Party (PNP) next f ...
Pirates are preparing to legalize marijuana. Progress cannot be stopped even in the Czech Republic [16.09.2022] The Pirates are fulfilling one of their pre-election promises. Pirates MPs prepared a bill on the legalization of cannabis in cooperation with the na ...
What's the deal with those ‘Dispenseroo’ weed adverts across London? [15.09.2022] Cannabis dealers who stuck hundreds of unauthorised adverts on London's Tube trains say they are now swamped with orders and have more guerrilla mark ...
Pirates: Legal marijuana could generate up to CZK 1.8 billion in taxes [14.09.2022] Legalizing marijuana would bring the Czech state between CZK 650 million and CZK 1.8 billion in tax revenue, according to an analysis commissioned by ...
Vobořil is looking for support for the regulated legal sale of cannabis [12.09.2022] The new model of cannabis regulation in the Czech Republic envisages controlled sales in specialized branches, the liberalization of the use of canna ...
Germany’s move to legalise cannabis slows over fears of clash with EU laws [12.09.2022] Legal hurdles are slowing down German plans to allow the controlled distribution of cannabis among adults, with fears that a badly crafted law to leg ...
Quality issues delay sale of cannabis products in Basel pilot scheme [09.09.2022] The ‘Weed Care’ experiment in the city of Basel was supposed to launch on September 15. But it has been put on hold because traces of pesticides were ...
The reality of legal weed in California: Huge illegal grows, violence, worker exploitation and deaths [08.09.2022] Proposition 64, California’s 2016 landmark cannabis initiative, sold voters on the promise a legal market would cripple the drug’s outlaw trade, with ...
Czechia, mulling cannabis decriminalisation, calls for joint EU action [08.09.2022] Czech National Anti-drug Coordinator Jindřich Vobořil wants to strictly regulate the Czech cannabis market as cannabis sales should be decriminalised ...
Britain blocks Bermuda’s cannabis legislation [06.09.2022] Bermuda’s governor Rena Lalgie announced that the United Kingdom has blocked the Bermuda government’s controversial bid to legalize the use and produ ...
Explained: Bhang, ganja, and criminality in the NDPS Act [01.09.2022] While granting bail to a man arrested on June 1 for possessing 29 kg of bhang and 400 g of ganja, Karnataka High Court recently observed that nowhere ...
Cannabis authority yet to start issuing licences, months after law introduced [29.08.2022] New rules on cannabis use came into force in Malta in December after parliament approved a new law aimed at further decriminalising the substance. Th ...
Pondoland: South Africa's cannabis growers left behind by legalisation plans [21.08.2022] For generations, people in South Africa's Eastern Cape have made their living growing cannabis. You might expect that as the country moves to legalis ...
Prohibited Plants [18.08.2022] Across the world, the state of environmental stress is unprecedented. As scholarship and activism on ‘environmental justice’ points out, poorer and m ...
Govt may legalise recreational use of cannabis in future: Thai Health minister [18.08.2022] Despite repeated calls by doctors to suspend the decriminalisation of ganja, Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul hinted at the opposite – furt ...
Cannabis trial: Basel pharmacies to charge black-market prices [18.08.2022] The first Swiss project on the legal sale of cannabis in pharmacies will start on September 15 in canton Basel City. Hemp users over 18 can now regis ...
German Health Minister lays out next steps for cannabis legalisation [17.08.2022] The SPD Health Minister coming out for legalisation put an end to some rumours that he was being pushed into it by the socially liberal Free Democrat ...
Cannabis funding needed [17.08.2022] The recommendation follows the completion of a market study of the cannabis industry in Jamaica, which revealed that funding is one of the major impe ...
Most Texans support legalizing pot for recreational or medical use, new poll finds [15.08.2022] Since 2012, 19 states, Washington, D.C., and Guam have legalized marijuana for recreational use — something 55% of Texans have said they either suppo ...
‘Public opinion is ready’ – These French senators want to legalise marijuana [11.08.2022] France is known for having some of the strictest laws regarding marijuana consumption in Europe – while simultaneously maintaining one of the highest ...
Towards a ‘human rights-based’ drug policy [27.07.2022] In 2018, Malta became one of the first European countries to fully decriminalise cannabis for medicinal purposes; followed up by a broader reform to ...
Brussels Mayor: ‘Police repression does not work, decriminalise cannabis now’ [18.07.2022] The Mayor of Brussels, Philippe Close (PS) renewed his call for cannabis to be decriminalised and removed from the Belgian penal code. Speaking to Le ...
Luxembourg leads the charge for a new European drug policy [17.07.2022] On Friday 15 July, representatives from Germany, the Netherlands, and Malta met at Senningen Castle and agreed that they want to switch to a differen ...
Results of cultivated cannabis experiment won't be ready in 2024: Ministers [08.07.2022] The government won't be able to draw conclusions from the regulated cannabis experiment in the Netherlands in 2024. The experiment starts later than ...
Hundreds of thousands of Canadians could see their drug possession records disappear [04.07.2022] Canadians with criminal records for drug possession will see them effectively vanish within two years after the government’s criminal justice reform ...
Germany’s move to legalise cannabis expected to create ‘domino effect’ [01.07.2022] Germany is mulling over the consequences of soon becoming the world’s largest potential market for legally sold cannabis, as the country’s left-liber ...
Inside the process to legalize recreational cannabis In Germany [27.06.2022] When the German government announced in late 2021 its plan to legalize recreational cannabis sales in Germany, experts and cannabis enthusiasts put g ...
Banning tourists from cannabis cafes will cut back on crime: Halsema [25.06.2022] Amsterdam’s cannabis cafes are often intertwined with serious crime and play a serious role in money laundering, the capital’s mayor Femke Halsema ha ...
Legalise ecstasy and cannabis to combat drugs crime: think tank [23.06.2022] Dutch drugs criminality could be tackled by legalising ecstasy and cannabis and by a taking a much tougher approach to cocaine smuggling, an independ ...
Thailand cannabis: From a war on drugs to weed curries [21.06.2022] Thailand legalised cultivating and consuming cannabis this month, reversing a hard-line approach of long prison sentences or even the death penalty f ...
Study reveals economic impact of Swiss cannabis legislation [20.06.2022] Cannabis generates an annual turnover of around CHF1 billion ($1.03 billion) in Switzerland, according to a new study. The figure, published by the U ...
Luxembourg law lets you smoke a joint - at home [15.06.2022] Luxembourg has taken a first step to legalising cannabis, launching a watered down proposal which allows people to grow the drug at home, but leaves ...
Germany takes first step towards relaxing cannabis law [14.06.2022] The first of five rounds of expert testimony on the liberalization of cannabis laws was to begin in Berlin, the first step in Germany's plan to legal ...
What Thailand’s legalization of marijuana means for Southeast Asia's war on drugs [14.06.2022] Southeast Asia, a region of 11 countries and some 680 million people, has long been infamous for having the strictest anti-drug laws in the world. Bu ...
What about the UN? Coming down off that high [12.06.2022] Thailand is the first country in Southeast Asia to delist the cannabis plant from the government's Category 5 narcotics list, following the publicati ...
Le projet de loi autorisant le cannabis à domicile adopté [10.06.2022] Le Conseil de gouvernement a approuvé le projet de loi qui doit autoriser la culture par des personnes majeures d'un maximum de quatre plants de cann ...
Thailand legalises cannabis trade but still bans recreational use [09.06.2022] People in Thailand can now grow cannabis plants at home and sell the crop after the nation removed marijuana from its banned narcotics list. The nati ...
Government tight-lipped over UK cannabis law talks [06.06.2022] Ministers are refusing to say if there were any breakthroughs on the stand-off with London over the Government’s flagship cannabis legislation during ...
Politicians in Copenhagen voted yes to the cannabis pilot project [04.06.2022] A majority in the Citizens' Representation in Copenhagen voted yes to a proposal for a cannabis pilot project. The politicians voted for the municipa ...

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