Items tagged with decriminalization

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Revised ganja law fundamental and far reaching — Bunting [11-05-15] National Security Minister Bunting says amendments to the Dangerous Drugs Act, resulting in decriminalisation of specified quantities of ganja, are &q...
Technical Report on Alternatives to Incarceration for Drug-Related Offenses [23-04-15] Convinced that responses to the drug problem should be comprehensive, centering on public health and human rights perspectives, the Government of Colo...
The path to legalizing marijuana in Chile [20-04-15] Chile’s Congressional Health Committee approved a bill that would modify the country’s current drug law, known as Law 20,000. The bill would allow up ...
Cannabis-Klubs in Schweizer Städten in weiter Ferne [11-04-15] In den Schweizer Städten wird Cannabis ungehemmt konsumiert. Die Städte möchten deshalb Pilotversuche für einen kontrollierten Konsum in Klubs. Doch d...
US president cautions against hopes of ganja legalisation [10-04-15] President Barack Obama cautioned persons who have hopes of marijuana being legalised, as he explained the difference between legalisation and decrimin...
Chile opens debate on marijuana bill [07-04-15] Chile's congressional health committee approved a bill that would legalize the cultivation of marijuana for private recreational or medicinal use...
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...

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