Items tagged with regulation

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"Wir müssen den Handel kontrollieren" [26.12.2015] Das Bundesinstitut für Arzneimittel und Medizinprodukte (BfArM) hat den Kreuzberger Antrag auf Coffeeshops abgewiesen. Dagegen hat der Bezirk Widersp ...
The right (and wrong) way to legalize cannabis [22.12.2015] The Trudeau government’s proposal to legalize cannabis will no doubt generate heated debate. The question of how to legalize is likely to receive les ...
Colombian president signs decree to legalise medical marijuana [21.12.2015] Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos has signed a decree legalizing the growing and sale of marijuana for medical purposes, a dramatic shift in a ...
Justin Trudeau and the cannabis factory [18.12.2015] Many consumers obtain their marijuana through storefront "dispensaries", which have sprung up across Canada, encouraged by liberalisation in the Unit ...
Moroccan opposition party, PAM, wants public agency to sell cannabis [16.12.2015] Morocco’s Authenticity and Modernity Party (PAM) called for the establishment of a public agency for the sale of cannabis, introducing a bill to crea ...
Cannabis regulation is coming to Canada — here are five things to know [15.12.2015] Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promises to regulate recreational cannabis use in Canada. From the inclusion of cannabis policy reform in the speech fr ...
Ayahuasca: From the Amazon to the Global Village [14.12.2015] Indigenous peoples in the Amazon have used ayahuasca for centuries as a remedy for physical and psychological health, and to ensure the life and well ...
'Grandma's magic remedy:' Mexico's medical marijuana secret [13.12.2015] When her legs ache, this Mexican grandmother rubs them with marijuana-infused alcohol. She is well aware the homemade remedy defies the country's can ...
Cannabis industry, advocates trying to find right balance on marijuana legalization [08.12.2015] Business and advocates both play a key role in furthering marijuana legalization, but finding the ideal balance is proving difficult. That was partic ...
California’s leading legalization initiative gathers momentum [07.12.2015] California’s leading legalization initiative is gathering momentum, and has announced amendments that add input from hundreds of stakeholders. Propon ...
Canada’s next big move? It may be legalizing pot [05.12.2015] The new Liberal government has promised to act quickly to legalize marijuana for general use, which would make Canada the first Group of 20 country t ...
Three types of marijuana to hit Uruguayan pharmacies in 2016 [05.12.2015] Uruguayans will be able to choose from three varieties of state-sanctioned cannabis when marijuana starts being sold in pharmacies next year, the Nat ...
Big Marijuana is coming — and even legalization supporters are worried [02.12.2015] Ohioans rejected a very unusual marijuana legalization proposal. Beyond legalizing pot, the ballot initiative would have given campaign donors direct ...
Mexico's president condemns legal marijuana push amid national debate [01.12.2015] Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto has come out strongly against legalizing marijuana on the same day his government announced a national public de ...
Dutch cannabis grower revels in court victory [01.12.2015] Once in his greenhouse in a remote Dutch village, Doede de Jong nurtured a thriving cannabis crop to sell to local users. Now only five plants remain ...
Ruth Dreifuss: «L’Etat doit se substituer aux dealers» [30.11.2015] "Je préfère mettre l’accent sur le fait que l’on place ces substances sous le contrôle de l’Etat, en fonction de leur dangerosité. Il existe un spect ...
Local councils call for regulated marijuana growing to keep out criminal gangs [30.11.2015] The Dutch local authorities' platform VNG called on the government to allow regulated cannabis production by introducing licences for growers to take ...
Two months after Oregon legalization, pot saturation sends profits up in smoke [20.11.2015] Along North-east Sandy Boulevard in Portland, Oregon, there’s a stretch known as the “Green Mile”. Here, medical marijuana dispensaries are budding. ...
Govt urged to secure share of international ganja market [15.11.2015] President of the Westmoreland Hemp and Ganja Farmers Association Ras Iyah is urging the Government of Jamaica to "align" with other countries to secu ...
Majority approve of legalized, regulated, taxed cannabis [07.11.2015] In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll among 1256 Canadian voters, the majority, close to 6-in-10, approve of the Liberal gov ...
After Ohio’s vote, these states will determine the future of legal marijuana [02.11.2015] Drug law reformers in at least 16 states have already got ballot measures in the works for next year, according to vote-tracking site Ballotpedia. Tw ...
On ballot, Ohio grapples with specter of marijuana monopoly [31.10.2015] Ohio lawyer Don Wirtshafter has fought for decades to make marijuana legal, calling it “my life’s work.” But when Ohio voters go to the polls to cons ...
Altruistic marijuana grower is guilty but goes unpunished [30.10.2015] Dutch cannabis grower Doede de Jong has been found guilty of cultivating cannabis by the appeal court but will not be punished because he had done al ...
Government awards third ganja research licence [26.10.2015] Canadian nutraceutical and pharmaceutical company, Timeless Herbal Care Limited (THC), which has operations in Jamaica, is the first private entity t ...
Marseille : ce n’est pas le cannabis qui tue, c’est la prohibition [25.10.2015] Est-il acceptable de mourir sous les balles, dans une cité en France, quand on a 15 ans ? Non. Il est temps de réfléchir autrement. Ce qui tue, ce n’e ...
As prohibition crumbles, cannabis consumers are less apt to abuse it [21.10.2015] Contrary to what prohibitionists assume, the increase in marijuana-related problems following legalization may not be proportional to the increase in ...
Was wird aus der Idee, Gras legal zu verkaufen? [21.10.2015] Inspiriert von Berlin haben Hamburg und Münster vor wenigen Monaten beschlossen zu überprüfen, ob man nicht einen ähnlichen Antrag formulieren könne. ...
Legal and social: this is how the first Cannabis Club in the Netherlands would like marijuana [15.10.2015] How does a Social Club fit in the Dutch capital, with its about 200 coffee shops? "The concept of The Tree of Life is very different than a coffeesho ...
Cannabis legalisation worth millions - government report [13.10.2015] Legalising cannabis could generate hundreds of millions a year in tax and cut costs for the police and prisons, an internal Treasury report found. Re ...
Oregon legalizes pot, and nobody cares [12.10.2015] Oregon is the third American state to legalize recreational marijuana sales, following neighboring Washington, where legal pot debuted in the summer ...
Today's cannabis debate shows how irrational Westminster has become [12.10.2015] We are witnessing a policy failure of epic proportions, and the debate parliament holds – one it has been forced to hold by public petition – will be ...
Liberal Democrats set up expert panel on cannabis legalisation [12.10.2015] The Liberal Democrats are to set up an expert panel to establish how a legal market for cannabis could work in Britain, paving the way for them to be ...
Marijuana legalization urged for open debate [11.10.2015] Marijuana has emerged as an issue in the federal election campaign in Canada. The Liberals promise legalization, the NDP pledge at least to decrimina ...
Cannabis coffee shops given red light in Berlin [05.10.2015] The Federal Institute of Pharmaceuticals (BfArM) has rejected plans for legal cannabis sales in Berlin's Kreuzberg-Friedrichshain district. The borou ...
Oregon marijuana legalization challenges US drug policy [02.10.2015] Oregon joined Colorado and Washington in implementing a commercial cannabis market. Alaska, which also legalized marijuana through a ballot initiativ ...
Oregon becomes third U.S. state to allow recreational marijuana sales [01.10.2015] Marijuana sales for recreational use began in Oregon on October 1 as it joined Washington state and Colorado in allowing the sale of a drug that rema ...
Cannabis legalisation bill tabled in House [30.09.2015] A bill calling for the legalisation of cannabis for personal use in Italy has for the first time been tabled in the Lower House. The bill, calling fo ...
Cannabis regulation in Colorado [30.09.2015] The core argument made by opponents of legal regulation is that any regulated market for cannabis would inevitably fuel a significant rise in use and ...
Cannabis Social Club jetzt auch in Hamburg [21.09.2015] Eine Hanfpflanze ist ihr Vereinslogo, der Kampf für die Legalisierung von Cannabis ihr größtes Ziel: Der erste Cannabis Social Club (CSC) hat in Hamb ...
Colorado's marijuana tax revenues nearly double last year's figures [20.09.2015] Legal marijuana tax revenues have been breaking records in Colorado, nearly doubling monthly numbers from last year and on pace to exceed projections ...
Idealistic marijuana growers get suspended jail terms [09.09.2015] A couple who grew marijuana ‘by the book’ and informed the tax office about their income have been found guilty of running an illegal plantation and ...
Young hands in Mexico feed growing U.S. demand for heroin [29.08.2015] As heroin addiction soars in the United States, a boom is underway south of the border, reflecting the two nations’ troubled symbiosis. Officials fro ...
Pioneer pot states have collected more than $200 million in marijuana taxes [25.08.2015] The first two states to legalize recreational marijuana have collectively raked in at least $200 million in marijuana tax revenue, according to the l ...
Exploring the Cannabis Clubs of southern Spain, Europe's new weed destination [24.08.2015] Over the last five years, Spain has come to rival the Netherlands as Europe's cannabis hub. The country's legal framework around weed, which allows i ...
Ganja growers warned: GET 'LEGIT' TO GET IN IT! [22.08.2015] Local ganja growers, particularly small farmers, in Jamaica are being urged to enter the formal market to benefit from the decriminalising of the pro ...
Düsseldorf moots cannabis legalization [21.08.2015] City councillors in Düsseldorf, capital of Germany's most populous state, are following Berlin in planning a pilot project in which cannabis could be ...
Düsseldorf will Verkauf von Cannabis legalisieren [20.08.2015] Im Rathaus Düsseldorf gibt es eine große Mehrheit für die Legalisierung von Cannabis: Nach einer hitzigen Debatte beschloss die Ampelkoalition aus SP ...
Chile considers cannabis decriminalization [17.08.2015] With its proposed changes to Ley 20.000 (Law 20,000), Chile joins a growing list of Latin American countries decriminalizing marijuana. The initiativ ...
Ohio prepares to vote on marijuana legalization: which states will be next? [16.08.2015] Thus far, Ohio is the only state where voters will consider pot legalization in the 2015 election. But that’s not because many states aren’t already ...
Ohio's legal weed proposal could create the world’s first 'pot grower oligarchy' [15.08.2015] Ohio voters will have the opportunity to legalize the commercial cultivation and sale of cannabis this November, including for medical marijuana pati ...

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