Items tagged with coffee shop

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Former ministers: legalise all drugs! [18.05.2010] 'Save the country, legalise drugs.' Under this striking banner, two former Dutch government ministers (for foreign affairs and health) are launching ...
European court weighs cannabis ban for foreigners [02.05.2010] A Dutch city has banned foreigners from its cannabis selling coffee shops. A European court will now decide whether this is legal. The continuing str ...
Regulating cannabis could help cut Dutch state deficit [13.04.2010] Decriminalizing cannabis in the Netherlands and regulating the back-door of the coffee-shops and cultivation of cannabis would save 160 million euro ...
Coffee shop owner sentenced for running criminal organisation [24.03.2010] The owner of the Netherlands' largest cannabis-selling coffee shop was convicted for running a criminal organisation that purchased large quantities ...
MP: Approval for city ‘coffee shop’ plan unlikely [15.01.2010] The Copenhagen City Council’s plan to set up shops selling cannabis as a way to remove the market from the control of gangs is not likely to be embra ...
Council may enter drug trade [24.09.2009] A City Council majority is backing a plan to legalise the sale of cannabis, which could see two thirds of the market taken away from criminal gangs. ...
Committee wants coffee shops to cater to locals only [01.07.2009] Limit the sale of cannabis to local users, reconsider the distinction between hard and soft drugs, raise the legal age for drinking alcohol from 16 t ...
Drug Policy Reform in Practice [01.07.2009] The academic journal Nueva Sociedad recently released an issue to promote the debate in Latin America on drug policy reform. TNI contributed with the ...
Evaluation of Dutch Drug Policy [31.05.2009] The main purpose of this evaluation was to determine to what extent the principal goal of Dutch drug policy has been achieved, as stated in the 1995 ...
Coffee shop trial is test for Dutch drugs policy [16.03.2009] The owner and several employees of the biggest coffee shop in the Netherlands are being prosecuted for membership of a criminal organisation. The out ...
Banks told to accept cannabis cafe customers [06.02.2009] Banks must accept cafes which sell cannabis and marijuana as clients, says finance minister Wouter Bos. The minister fears that if these businesses, ...
Smoking without Borders [13.01.2009] Cannabis license The Hungarian Civil Liberty Union (HCLU) produced a video on the debate on cannabis policy and the tolerated sale of small quantitie ...
Dutch mayors call for growing marijuana [23.11.2008] The Dutch government should licence the growing and supply of marijuana to the country’s 700 or so coffee shops that sell cannabis, according to a gr ...
Local councils support tolerant cannabis policy [18.11.2008] Most of the Dutch local councils that have so-called coffee shops which sell marijuana say they have no problem with the current policy of tolerating ...
Cannabis Policy: Moving Beyond Stalemate [01.09.2008] Despite cannabis being the most widely used illegal drug, and therefore the mainstay of the ‘war on drugs’, it has only ever held a relatively margin ...
Costa in Amsterdam [02.06.2008] The head of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Antonio Costa, recently visited Amsterdam on 24 April. Accompanied by some officials of the Net ...
Invitational Conference Cannabis Policy [12.12.2007] TNI co-signed a letter that was sent to the Dutch Prime Minister and relevant parliamentary commissions, stressing the need for an active Dutch invol ...
"Achterdeur open U" [09.02.2006] Het Nederlandse cannabisbeleid verkeert al decennia in een internationaalrechtelijke schemerzone, stelt Martin Jelsma van het Transnational Institute ...
Evaluating alternative cannabis regimes [31.01.2001] Cannabis is the cutting-edge drug for reform, the only politically plausible candidate for major legal change, at least decriminalisation (re ...
Cannabis use, a stepping stone to other drugs? [31.12.1996] Does smoking reefer lead to using other drugs, in daily practice usually described as cocaine and heroin? Raising the possibility that the answer to ...

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