Items tagged with coffee shop

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Oui au cannabis, mais pas pour les mineurs [03.07.2014] Comment régulariser le cannabis? Lancé en 2012, un groupe interpartis a élaboré un projet rendu public à la fin de 2013. Celui-ci pose les bases d’un ...
Labour senators won't cooperate with tough line on marijuana [27.06.2014] Labour senators are refusing to cooperate with the Dutch government's tough line on marijuana and want to sanction regulated production trials. Senat ...
Councils can ban tourists from coffee shops, Council of State rules [17.06.2014] Local councils in the Netherlands do have the power to ban people who do not live in their area from visiting cannabis cafes, the Council of State ru ...
Limburg marijuana growers turn over €240m a year: local paper [30.05.2014] Despite efforts to clamp down on marijuana plantations, growers in the southern province of Limburg turn over some €240m a year, according to calcula ...
Cannabis regulation: high time for change? [20.05.2014] Cannabis is the world’s most widely used illicit drug. But for how much longer? In a short space of time we have moved from absolute global prohibiti ...
Internationaal recht en cannabis [14.05.2014] Voor het rondetafelgesprek over het rapport: ‘Internationaal recht en cannabis’ op 15 mei 2014 voor de Vaste Commissie voor Veiligheid en Justitie in ...
The Rise and Decline of Cannabis Prohibition [10.03.2014] The cannabis plant has been used for spiritual, medicinal and recreational purposes since the early days of civilization. In this report the Transnat ...
As US states allow pot sales, Dutch reverse course [07.03.2014] The Netherlands, the world pioneer in pot liberalization, has recently taken a harder line toward marijuana, with mixed results seen particularly in ...
Cannabis policy in the Netherlands [28.02.2014] Misunderstandings and misreporting of actual and proposed changes to Dutch cannabis policy in 2011 have led some opponents of cannabis reform to sugg ...
Kiffen für die Gesundheit [18.02.2014] Der Ortsbeirat im Frankfurter Bahnhofsviertel fordert den Magistrat dazu auf, ein Modellprojekt zum legalen Verkauf von Cannabis einzurichten. Damit ...
Most Dutch councils ignore ban on marijuana sales to tourists [18.02.2014] Tourists are still able to buy marijuana in 85% of the Netherlands' cannabis cafes despite the national ban on selling soft drugs to non-residents, a ...
Why Dutch mayors want to cultivate cannabis [02.02.2014] In a manifesto, mayors of cities including Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Utrecht argue that the current laws allowing the sale but banning the cultivation ...
35 mayors call for regulated marijuana production; minister says no [30.01.2014] In total, 35 local authorities have signed a manifesto calling on the government to sanction official experiments with legal marijuana production. Th ...
Minister Opstelten en de burgemeesterlijke ongehoorzaamheid [29.01.2014] Alle 25 Nederlandse burgemeesters die verzoeken hadden ingediend om te experimenteren met gereguleerde of gedoogde aanvoer van cannabis naar de coffe ...
Councils join forces to call for legalised marijuana production [20.12.2013] The mayors of 25 Dutch local authority areas have increased their pressure on the cabinet to allow experiments with regulated marijuana production. T ...
The Netherlands is ready to regulate cannabis [19.12.2013] Barely a week after an opinion poll showed that 65% of the Dutch are in favour of regulating cannabis production just as in Uruguay, the minister of ...
How to Regulate Cannabis [30.11.2013] This is a guide to regulating legal markets for the non-medical use of cannabis. It is for policy makers, drug policy reform advocates and affected c ...
Berlin council votes to open first cannabis cafe [29.11.2013] Councillors in Berlin have voted to launch the country's first cannabis cafe in their district. A large majority in the Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg coun ...
D66 Liberals to draft regulated marijuana production proposal [20.11.2013] The D66 Liberal party, currently the second biggest party in The Netherlands in recent polls, is drawing up draft legislation for the regulated produ ...
Two in three large councils back organised marijuana cultivation [15.11.2013] In total 26 of the Netherlands’ 38 largest local municipalities support government licensed or organised marijuana production, NOS television says. T ...
The Transparent Chain [09.11.2013] It is time that policymakers, law enforcement, professionals and other parties involved combine their efforts to work towards the implementation of a ...
Flanagan backs sale of cannabis [23.10.2013] Irish independent MP Luke Flanagan, who has published a Bill to regulate cannabis and allow its sale for medicinal and recreational use, claimed it c ...
Majority of the Dutch favour cannabis legalisation [03.10.2013] An opinion poll in the Netherlands in August 2013 showed that 54% of the Dutch are in favour of legalising cannabis, while 38% opposes it. There is n ...
Cannabis cafes could set up shop in Berlin [15.09.2013] Legally buying a few grams of marijuana might soon become reality in Berlin. Kreuzberg district's new mayor, Monika Herrmann, has plans to open Germa ...
Will Berlin soon have its first coffee shop? [11.09.2013] Görlitzer Park in Berlin-Kreuzberg is the latest hot topic in the local media, due to ongoing problems that come with the massive scale of drug deali ...
Coffee Shops and Compromise [30.06.2013] Building on a long history and culture of tolerance, the Dutch responded to illicit drugs with decades of pragmatic measures free of judgment. A cent ...
Models for the legal supply of cannabis [27.05.2013] Three United Nations Conventions provide the international legal framework on drug control, instructing countries to limit drug supply and use to med ...
Two-thirds of Dutch cannabis cafes still admit tourists [23.05.2013] Two-thirds of the country's 650 cannabis cafes continue to sell marijuana to tourists, despite the ban implemented at the beginning of this year. In ...
Tourist cannabis cafe ban leads to surge in dealing in the south [10.05.2013] The decision to ban foreigners not resident in the Netherlands from the country’s cannabis cafes has led to an ‘explosion’ in drugs-related crime in ...
Police raid Maastricht coffeeshops after owners let tourists back in [07.05.2013] Police have raided several coffeeshops in Maastricht after their owners indicated they would revert to selling soft drugs to foreign visitors. Coffee ...
Maastricht mayor to clamp down on cannabis cafe foreign sales [01.05.2013] Maastricht mayor Onno Hoes has warned the city's 13 cannabis cafes that he will take legal action if they go ahead with plans to sell marijuana to no ...
Councils increase pressure for legal cannabis production [26.04.2013] At least 10 of the Netherlands’ local councils have already or will soon submit plans to the justice ministry asking to be allowed to approve commerc ...
Utrecht hopes to set up cannabis clubs - for medical research [16.04.2013] Two foundations in Utrecht are to apply for exemption from the opium laws so they can set up ‘cannabis clubs’ to grow marijuana for medical research ...
Dutch city of Eindhoven wants to grow their own marijuana [04.04.2013] The Dutch city of Eindhoven has come up with a proposal it believes will curb the illegal supply of cannabis to the city’s cannabis coffee shops: the ...
De wankele 'Weense consensus' over drugsbeleid [31.03.2013] ??Nederland is met zijn drugsbeleid in de achterhoede terecht gekomen, zo stelt Martin Jelsma. Zo zijn Uruguay en de Amerikaanse staten Washington en ...
Up in smoke: Notorious ‘coffee shop’ closes its doors [15.01.2013] Smokenhagen, modelled on a Dutch-style 'coffee shop' that permits cannabis smoking, closed down voluntarily after pressure from the housing associati ...
Many towns have no plans to ban tourists from cannabis cafes [31.12.2012] Tourists will not be banned from a majority of the Netherlands’ cannabis cafes, despite new residency requirements which came into effect on January ...
Amsterdam to impose ban on smoking cannabis on school property [12.12.2012] Amsterdam's mayor said he would formally ban students from smoking cannabis at school, making the city in the Netherlands the first to do so. Eberhar ...
Dutch to classify super strong marijuana alongside heroin [20.11.2012] The Dutch government is planning to classify strong strains of marijuana and cannabis as a Class A drug alongside heroin and cocaine. Coffee shops wi ...
Amsterdam will not ban tourists from coffee shops, says mayor [01.11.2012] Tourists can continue to use Amsterdam’s 220 cannabis cafes, even if they are not resident in the Netherlands, the Volkskrant quotes the capital’s ma ...
Cannabis pass abolished? Not really [30.10.2012] The new coalition government of conservative liberals (VVD) and social-democrats (PvdA) presented its coalition agreement on Monday. They agreed to a ...
Wietpas scrapped but coffee shop entry rights a grey area [28.10.2012] The new cabinet plans to press ahead with restricting access to the country's cannabis cafes to local residents but is dropping the introduction of c ...
Compromise on cannabis club passes 'on its way', says AD [17.10.2012] The compromise would end the obligation on cannabis cafe owners to register users and would allow people to buy soft drugs all over the country. Howe ...
Dutch 'weed pass' law driving cannabis trade underground [08.10.2012] Maastricht - formerly a mecca for drug tourists from across western Europe - has called for police reinforcements to handle "aggressive" street pushe ...
Coffeeshop, partita aperta [02.10.2012] Contrariamente alle aspettative, le elezioni olandesi di settembre non sono state decisive per il futuro dei coffeeshop. I partiti a favore delle res ...
Breda urges new cabinet to reverse cannabis club rules [27.09.2012] The Breda city council is to urge the new coalition cabinet to scrap the introduction of a members only system for the country’s cannabis cafes, argu ...
Rotterdam mayor says cannabis pass creates problems [24.09.2012] Rotterdam mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb said the cannabis club membership card does not work and will never work. He said the cannabis pass just causes more ...
The Dutch 2012 election result and the coffeeshops [14.09.2012] The 2012 Dutch elections were hailed as decisive for the future of the coffeeshops, where the sale of small amounts of cannabis is tolerated. The res ...
Dutch elections: the battle for the stoner vote [08.09.2012] When the Netherlands goes to the polls on Wednesday, the result could hinge on one, previously overlooked section of the electorate: the stoner vote. ...
Maastricht mayor does u-turn over cannabis club membership [05.09.2012] Locals in Maastricht should no longer have to formally register as marijuana users to buy soft drugs from the city’s cannabis cafes, mayor Onno Hoes ...

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