Items tagged with decriminalization

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Kratom criminalisation successfully shelved in Malaysia [02-04-15] The increasingly widespread use of ketum (or kratom) in Malaysia earlier this year prompted the Ministry of Home Affairs to lead a push to schedule it...
Governor General gives assent, 'Ganja law' now in effect [31-03-15] Governor General Sir Patrick Allen has given his assent to the Bill amending the Dangerous Drugs Act, making possession of two or less ounces of ganja...
Labour's 'appalling gutter politics' on drugs [31-03-15] Campaigners for a more evidence-based drug policy are horrified. "It’s a classic and appalling example of gutter politics,” says Martin Jelsma, D...
Cannabis ban is elitist. It should go: Tathagata Satpathy [29-03-15] BJD chief whip in Lok Sabha (India's lower house in parliament) Tathagata Satpathy recently admitted on social media that he smoked cannabis in h...
D.C. hosts nation’s biggest legal marijuana giveaway [26-03-15] With D.C. police officers looking on, hundreds of city residents lined up and then walked away from an Adams Morgan restaurant carrying baggies contai...
The cannabis question [24-03-15] Given the dynamics of politics in Lebanon, Jumblatt’s call in and of itself is unlikely to provide the gravitas for an effective change in the legisla...
Survey finds strong majority in support of marijuana legalization and decriminalization [18-03-15] A new national survey of American voters has found a strong majority in support of marijuana legalization and an even larger majority in support of de...
The judge who allowed ecstasy and ketamine to be legalised explains why he did it [10-03-15] Judge Gerard Hogan made an unexpected decision to allow for the possession of some drugs in a ruling on an appeal with the backing of two of his judic...
NRW-Ministerin fordert Cannabis-Freigabe [06-03-15] NRW-Gesundheitsministerin Barbara Steffens (Grüne) spricht sich für eine kontrollierte Freigabe der weichen Droge Cannabis aus. Mit einer streng regul...
Justizminister will Cannabisbesitz straffrei stellen [06-03-15] Der Besitz von kleineren Mengen Cannabis soll straffrei werden in Österreich. Das Justizministerium von Wolfgang Brandstetter erklärte dass eine derar...
Cannabis lovers greet Green legalization plan [04-03-15] German pro-legalization campaigners welcomed a draft law presented by the Green party that would allow adults to consume cannabis under strict conditi...
D.C. pot advocates threaten public smoke-in to protest ban on pot clubs [03-03-15] After just five days of pot being legal in the nation’s capital, the D.C. Council voted unanimously to approve new limits on marijuana use. The legisl...
UK should begin decriminalising drugs, say Richard Branson and Nick Clegg [03-03-15] Sir Richard Branson and Nick Clegg are urging the UK to begin decriminalising the use and possession of almost all drugs, following the example of Po...
Belize to decriminalize 10 grams of marijuana [03-03-15] Cabinet and Parliament are soon expected to put their stamp of approval on a set of recommendations presented by the committee for the decriminalizati...
Ganja decriminalisation: Three the hard way [02-03-15] February 24, 2015 was an especially emotional day for three of the stalwarts who have fought for the decriminalisation of ganja. It was the day the Ho...
Lowe wants public sector cooperation on ganja [01-03-15] Executive Chairman of Medicanja, Dr Henry Lowe, is urging a spirit of cooperation between government ministries and agencies involved in the developme...
Caribbean leaders form marijuana commission [27-02-15] Just days after Jamaica became the first Caribbean nation to decriminalize small portions of pot, leaders of the Caribbean Community agreed on the com...
D66 devises plan to regulate Dutch marijuana production [26-02-15] Liberal democratic party D66 is introducing draft legislation to regulate the production and sale of marijuana in the Netherlands. D66 has called for ...
Washington DC legalises marijuana possession and use [26-02-15] Washington DC joins Alaska, Colorado, and Washington state as the only places in the US that allow the use of the drug for recreational purposes. Resi...
D.C. vs. Amsterdam: The Dutch strike back! [26-02-15] When Mayor Muriel E. Bowser delivered her legalized marijuana guidelines, she tried to ease concerns of naysayers with promises that there are enough ...

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