Items tagged with cannabis and italy

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Italian activists turn in more than half a million signatures for marijuana and psilocybin referendum [28.10.2021] Italian activists formally turned in about 630,000 signatures for a referendum to legalize the personal cultivation of marijuana and other psychoacti ...
Italy will be first to light up Europe’s weed biz [22.09.2021] Italy may soon jump on the weed bandwagon. A nationwide referendum to legalise cannabis will likely take place early next year. If Italian voters emb ...
Italy set for referendum on liberalising cannabis use, say weed advocates [18.09.2021] Weed advocates in Italy said they had gathered enough signatures to trigger a referendum on liberalising the use of cannabis, setting the stage for a ...
Italy set to decriminalise cultivation of cannabis plants for personal use [09.09.2021] Italy is to decriminalise the growing of cannabis plants at home for personal use. The measure, adopted by the country’s Lower House's justice commit ...
Generations of Albanians lived off cannabis production. Can they stop? [12.04.2021] Large-scale cannabis cultivation in Albania dates to the early 1990s, not long after the fall of the country’s Communist dictatorship, when the parlo ...
Is smoking and growing cannabis at home now legal in Italy? [30.12.2019] In a landmark verdict Italy’s Supreme Court ruled that “growing small amounts of cannabis domestically for the exclusive use of the grower” is no lon ...
Growing a little marijuana at home is not a crime, Italy’s top court says [27.12.2019] Growing small amounts of marijuana at home for private use is not a crime, Italy’s top court has ruled, putting an end to a yearslong legal dispute a ...
Italy legalizes 'cannabis light' [13.12.2019] Italy's parliament legalized the production and sale of a weaker form of cannabis this week, ending months of uncertainty for farmers and sellers. To ...
Italy court cracks down on cannabis shops in win for Salvini [30.05.2019] Italy’s Supreme court banned the sale of many widely sold cannabis derivatives, in a win for Deputy Prime Minister and far-right League leader Matteo ...
First three stores closed in 'war on cannabis' [09.05.2019] Deputy Premier and Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said that his drive to close all of Italy's 'cannabis shops' has started with the closure of thre ...
M5S cannabis bill won't pass - Salvini [11.01.2019] A bill approving the recreational use of cannabis in Italy filed by government partner the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement (M5S) "will never pass" ...
The new Italian Parliament must act on drug policy reform [28.03.2018] After the March 4 general elections in Italy, the 18th Legislature is starting its session facing an array of urgent problems – including a national ...
Cannabis legislation in Europe [15.03.2017] At a time of increased debate on the laws controlling the use of cannabis in the European Union, this report answers some of the questions most often ...
Italian MPs to start debating controversial cannabis law [25.07.2016] Italian lawmakers will begin discussing a draft bill to ease up on the recreational use and growing of cannabis - a highly inflammatory topic. The dr ...
Cannabis bill skips committee stage, directly to House floor [20.07.2016] A bill to legalize cannabis will go to the Lower House, the justice and social affairs committees decided when presented with 1,700 amendments. Most ...
Italy's plan to legalize weed could help fight the Islamic State and the mafia [14.07.2016] Italy is about to begin a national debate about legalizing marijuana. Should the country forge ahead in regulating and taxing pot, it could be a blow ...
How and why Italy's cannabis laws could soon change [29.06.2016] Italian citizens will be able to hold up to 15 grams of herb at home and take up to five grams with them when they go out. People will be free to cul ...
France has highest (number of) teen cannabis smokers [14.03.2016] France and Canada have the highest percentage of 15-year-old cannabis smokers among 42 well-off nations surveyed by the World Health Organization. Wh ...
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 ...
Is Italy about to legalize cannabis? [27.07.2015] Under a new law proposal in Italy, people over the age of 18 could cultivate up to five plants at home and growers could set up social clubs involvin ...
Italy takes step toward legalizing pot [15.07.2015] Italy took a first step toward legalization of pot, leading Europe in what would be a groundbreaking change. The Intergrupo Parlamentare Cannabis Leg ...
Italy: Motion to legalize cannabis receives bi-partisan support [23.03.2015] Lawmakers in Italy are pushing forward a planned bill to legalize cannabis, according to the ANSA news agency and the International Business Times. T ...
Italian MPs organize to legalize marijuana [15.03.2015] A group of 60 MPs, most of them from the ruling center-left Democratic Party (PD), have joined forces to legalize cannabis in Italy. Senator Benedett ...
'Thousands of inmates' can soon be released under drug law [28.05.2014] A new decree that overhauls Italy's drugs laws paves the way for releasing "thousands of convicted smalltime drug dealers from prison". The move foll ...
Rome mayor backs decriminalizing cannabis [21.05.2014] Rome Mayor Ignazio Marino said he was in favour of decriminalizing cannabis, calling for a national and international reform on drug laws in order to ...
Italy's strict drug law goes up in smoke [16.02.2014] On February 12, the Constitutional Court ruled that the Fini-Giovanardi law setting out penalties related to the sale and possession of illegal drugs ...
Turin votes in favour of legalizing cannabis [13.01.2014] Turin's city council has approved a motion in favour of making the drug legal for therapeutic purposes, making it the first of Italy's large cities t ...
Marijuana Legalization [30.06.2010] A number of other countries have implemented changes in law that significantly reduce the extent of criminalization of marijuana use. Only in Austral ...
The INCB and cannabis [02.03.2008] Where legal ambiguities and disagreement persist around cannabis policies, the INCB continues to make narrow legal interpretations of what is allowed ...
Drug Use Criminalization v. Decriminalization [01.01.2001] The present paper focuses on the pros & cons of the main dichotomy in the field of drug control policy: that between criminalization and decriminaliz ...

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