Items tagged with cannabis

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New law’s pot definition impairs criminal cases [23.04.2013] Prosecutors and crime-lab scientists say a little-noticed provision in Washington’s new law legalizing recreational marijuana has jeopardized their a ...
Cannabis to substitute crack [22.04.2013] The mayor of Bogota has recently proposed a pilot scheme with crack cocaine addicts to explore the substitution of crack made of cocaine base paste ( ...
The Issue: Discord between state, federal marijuana laws just crazy [20.04.2013] In 21 states, consumers can legally buy marijuana for legal or recreational use even though the substance still is illegal under federal law. New law ...
Cannabis supporters take to the streets [19.04.2013] After a parade through Copenhagen, the deputy mayor for social affairs, Mikkel Warming, spoke to the crowd about the city's efforts to legalise canna ...
Colorado legislature unveils long-awaited marijuana regulation bills [19.04.2013] Lawmakers introduced a long-awaited bill of proposed regulations for recreational marijuana, moving Colorado one step closer to a legal pot marketpla ...
In Spain's Canaries, cannabis club thrives discreetly [18.04.2013] Spanish law prohibits the possession of soft drugs like cannabis in public and its growth to be sold for profit is illegal. But the law does tolerate ...
France cannabis campaigner convicted, fined [18.04.2013] One of France's leading campaigners for the decriminalisation of cannabis was given a suspended prison term and fined for possession and use of the d ...
Wash. delays pot grower, processor licenses [16.04.2013] Washington state is delaying its timeline for granting marijuana growing and processing licenses - and that means legal marijuana sales likely won't ...
Alaska voters on track to decide in 2014 whether to legalize pot [15.04.2013] Alaska voters likely will get a chance next year to make their state the third in the country to approve the recreational use of marijuana by adults ...
Denver's 4/20 pot parties a "coming out for cannabis" [14.04.2013] Tens of thousands of people will attend Saturday's "4/20" rally in Denver, creating perhaps the largest collectively produced cloud of marijuana smok ...
Bill introduced in Congress would fix conflict between state, federal marijuana laws [12.04.2013] A bill introduced in Congress would fix the conflict between the federal government’s marijuana prohibition and state laws that allow medical or recr ...
Green green grass of home: police crack down on cottage industry of cannabis [10.04.2013] Across the UK, 7,865 cannabis farms were discovered in 2011-12, an increase of 15% on the previous year's figures and over double the number for 2007 ...
State pot-growing licenses may be delayed [09.04.2013] Washington state may delay issuing licenses to grow pot by a couple months, according to state Liquor Control Board Deputy Director Rick Garza. In it ...
Colorado lawmakers may let pot growers and sellers operate separately [09.04.2013] Colorado lawmakers stood the state's current model for marijuana businesses on its head, endorsing a proposal that would allow recreational pot store ...
Dominique Broc, une audience en shit libre [08.04.2013] Interpellé mi-février après que la police a saisi à son domicile 126 plants de cannabis et 26 grammes d’herbe, le proces contre Dominque Broc ressemb ...
A map that shows the dramatic spread of legal weed in the US [07.04.2013] Looking at the recent spread of liberalized marijuana laws across the United States, it's hard not to think we're entering some kind of Weed Spring. ...
Cannabis social clubs : dix mois requis contre le porte-parole [07.04.2013] Dix mois de prison avec sursis ont été requis à l’encontre de Dominique Broc, porte-parole des Cannabis social clubs, qui prône la dépénalisation du ...
Criminologist refutes cannabis-related crime increase claims [07.04.2013] Criminologist Professor Alex Stevens has refuted media reports that reducing penalties for cannabis possession has led to increased drug use, crime a ...
Is the war on drugs nearing an end? [07.04.2013] For four decades, libertarians, civil rights activists and drug treatment experts have stood outside of the political mainstream in arguing that the ...
Majority of Americans support legalization of marijuana [05.04.2013] Public support for legalizing marijuana has never been higher, but the latest studies show recreational use is linked with prescription drug misuse. ...
'Cannabis clubs are the solution, not the problem' [01.04.2013] 'Cannabis clubs' all over France have taken the high-risk move of registering with authorities as non-profit organizations. Farid Ghehioueche, a lead ...
Marijuana to fight drug addiction [01.04.2013] BBC Mundo reports that Bogotá is planning a system of "controlled consumption centers," where addicts could be weaned off more hard-core drugs, such ...
Un premier "cannabis social club" reconnu officiellement en Vendée [31.03.2013] C'est une première en France. Cette semaine, la Préfecture de Vendée a officiellement accepté la création d'un "cannabis social club" (CSC), en accus ...
The present continuous of cannabis clubs in Catalonia [29.03.2013] The exponential proliferation of the number of associations, clubs and other groups that distribute cannabis among their members and create new space ...
Consultant: Tax revenues on pot won’t be half of what’s projected [29.03.2013] Washington’s new pot consultant has one overarching, discouraging message for lawmakers and state budget writers: don’t look at weed as an ATM. Poten ...
Illegal cannabis and opium cultivation ride high in Parvati Valley in HP [29.03.2013] "You want to buy charas? Hashish? Top quality," are invariably the first words you will hear in Malana. Tucked safely away on the highest mountains f ...
Scathing audit throws Colorado recreational marijuana rules into chaos [27.03.2013] Colorado's under-construction plan for regulating recreational marijuana nearly came unglued when lawmakers questioned whether the agency that would ...
Avec les Cannabis social club, le «peuple de l’herbe» veut se faire entendre [27.03.2013] Avec les Cannabis social club (CSC), dont les statuts ont été déposés lundi dans plusieurs préfectures, des militants défenseurs du cannabis bravent ...
Yes we cannabis [26.03.2013] Last November ballot initiatives legalizing, taxing, and regulating recreational marijuana use passed for the first time ever in Colorado and Washing ...
French weed users register 'cannabis clubs' [25.03.2013] Cannabis users across France took a high-risk step by registering 'Cannabis social clubs' with local authorities as official non-profit organizations ...
Pot is legal in Washington: Q&A with the man who is making weed legit [25.03.2013] Washington state gets ready to regulate legal marijuana with the help of one of America’s top drug policy analysts. Mark Kleiman is professor of publ ...
Wall Street sees opportunity in marijuana [22.03.2013] A number of businesses in the burgeoning U.S. cannabis industry are trying to enlist Wall Street's help. Some entrepreneurs see marijuana heading dow ...
Les Cannabis Social Clubs ont rendez-vous à la préfecture [22.03.2013] Des Cannabis Social Clubs (CSC), groupements de personnes qui cultivent du cannabis et partagent leur production entre eux sans en faire commerce, vo ...
Shafer Commission Report on Marijuana and Drugs, issued 40 years ago, was ahead of its time [22.03.2013] Forty years ago, the National Commission on Marihuana and Drug Abuse said in its final report: "A coherent social policy requires a fundamental alter ...
Drop charges over ecstasy, police urged [21.03.2013] Ecstasy users should not be charged by police, former Labor health minister Neal Blewett said during a provocative keynote address to the peak police ...
No consensus on changes to Washington marijuana law [21.03.2013] House Bill 2000, the bill by Rep. Chris Hurst, D-Enumclaw, to modify Initiative 502, marijuana legalization, offers a mix of changes that could help ...
Federal bill to legalize marijuana gains support in Congress [21.03.2013] Maine Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-ME) joined the effort to end marijuana prohibition and start regulating marijuana like alcohol at the federal ...
Legal pot: worth a try [21.03.2013] In a country that regulates the sale of over-the-counter painkillers, you’d have thought that a reasonable way to decriminalise the sale of cannabis ...
Colorado lawmakers question proposed marijuana business rules [20.03.2013] Colorado lawmakers yanked and tugged at the threads of the state's proposals for regulating recreational marijuana, as one legislator hinted to his c ...
Portland groups push to legalize pot possession in the city [19.03.2013] A coalition of political groups and activists say marijuana possession should be legalized in Maine’s largest city, in part because they say the drug ...
The next marijuana legalization fight? Copenhagen vs. the rest of Denmark [19.03.2013] The city of Copenhagen wants to legalize cannabis and, if possible, get supplies of the drug from the United States. Following a Europe-wide trend, D ...
State chief consultant Mark Kleiman knows in, outs of pot legalization [19.03.2013] Washington state’s chief pot consultant remains a bit mysterious, but Mark Kleiman's views on legalizing pot are no mystery. He lays them out in “Mar ...
UCLA expert’s team to advise state on new pot rules [17.03.2013] Washington has tentatively chosen professor Mark Kleiman at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), to be its official marijuana consultant ...
Support for marijuana legalization drags among state’s congressional delegation [15.03.2013] Washington voters acted boldly last November to begin reforming our nation’s failed policy on marijuana. It was an act of leadership, in stark contra ...
Life after cannabis prohibition: The city announces its ambitions [15.03.2013] The tide is turning against the criminalisation of cannabis. Copenhagen wants to join the movement with a three-year trial to decriminalise the drug. ...
Marijuana regulation heads to Colorado Capitol [15.03.2013] An ad-hoc committee of 10 House and Senate members started work reviewing 165 pages of recommended regulations from a task force that worked for more ...
Statement at the 2013 Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) [15.03.2013] Ann Fordham of the International Drug Policy Consortium (IDPC) delivered the NGO Statement to CND Plenary under Item 8: Preparations for the high-lev ...
Group forms to oppose Colorado marijuana stores [14.03.2013] A citizens' group opposed to a large-scale recreational marijuana industry in Colorado has hired two powerhouse lobbyists in preparation for the stat ...
Seattle downplays likelihood of sending pot to Copenhagen [14.03.2013] A Seattle city official has poured cold water on Co enhagen's idea of importing cannabis from the US. One of the elements of the city's proposal to l ...
Meet state’s ‘go-to guy’ on marijuana [14.03.2013] Randy Simmons might have the most interesting job in Washington state. He is the ganja guru for the state agency charged with implementing the new le ...

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