Items tagged with cannabis

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Decriminalization of cannabis [01.03.2008] This paper discusses the case for decriminalization of cannabis use, based on a careful weighting of the currently available evidence regarding advan ...
The International Narcotics Control Board [29.02.2008] This briefing paper brings together material and analysis from a number of recent reports that raise questions about the role and functioning of the ...
SCOPE: Proposal by the UNDCP, 1 December 1997 [24.02.2008] FOR PARTICIPANTS ONLY E/CN.7/1997/PC/CRP.11 1 December 1997 ORIGINAL: ENGLISH FOR COMMISSION ON NARCOTIC DRUGS ACTING AS PREPARATORY BODY FOR THE SPE ...
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 ...
Characteristics of the cannabis market in Belgium [01.01.2007] The number of cannabis plantations uncovered by the Belgian judiciary has been rising steadily, and the relocation of cannabis production to the Low ...
Danish cannabis policy in practice [01.01.2007] Danish drug policy has been reversed from liberal to more repressive, especially in 2003, when the Danish liberal-conservative government that had be ...
International Drug Control: 100 Years of Success? [26.06.2006] In its 2006 World Drug Report, the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) struggles to construct success stories to convince the world that the global ...
A cannabis pandemic? [26.06.2006] In its 2006 World Drug Report, the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) struggles to construct success stories to convince the world that the global d ...
Study finds no cancer-marijuana connection [25.05.2006] The largest study of its kind has unexpectedly concluded that smoking marijuana, even regularly and heavily, does not lead to lung cancer. The new fi ...
"Achterdeur open U" [09.02.2006] Het Nederlandse cannabisbeleid verkeert al decennia in een internationaalrechtelijke schemerzone, stelt Martin Jelsma van het Transnational Institute ...
A tale of two cannabinoids [01.01.2006] This study examines the current knowledge of physiological and clinical effects of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) and presents a ra ...
What Does It Mean to Decriminalize Marijuana? [01.09.2004] This paper provides a framework for understanding what decriminalization means within the broader context of depenalization. To illustrate these conc ...
Pot, politics and the press—reflections on cannabis law reform in Western Australia [31.05.2004] Windows of opportunity for changing drug laws open infrequently and they often close without legislative change being affected. In this paper the aut ...
The Limited Relevance of Drug Policy [01.05.2004] Decriminalizing cannabis doesn't lead to more widespread use, according to a study comparing cannabis users in two similar cities with opposing canna ...
Global Trends. Lessons from Vienna [20.06.2003] Martin Jelsma analysed the 2003 UNGASS mid-term review and drew some important conclusions for the 10-year review in 2008: "Alliances have to be cons ...
Cannabis Policy, Implementation and Outcomes [01.06.2003] This report examines what is known about the effects of policies regarding the possession and use of cannabis. Such policies continue to be subject t ...
Cannabis control [01.03.2003] Cannabis like other illicit drugs is so-called ‘controlled drug’. A closer look makes clear that these drugs are in fact far from being ‘controlled’. ...
European Cannabis Policies Under Attack [01.04.2002] A strong attack against the European practice of 'leniency' regarding cannabis use and possession took place at the United Nations Commission on Narc ...
Crack Heads and Roots Daughters [01.01.2002] An ethnographic study of women and drug use in inner city neighborhoods in Kingston, Jamaica, revealed that cannabis is commonly used in conjunction ...
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 ...
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 ...
Therapeutic Use of Cannabis by Crack Addicts in Brazil [01.10.1999] This study ensued from clinical observations based on spontaneous accounts by crack abusers undergoing their first psychiatric assessment, where they ...
Full scope on the War on Drugs [30.04.1998] An elderly cleaning lady enters the huge empty UN aula in New York with her polishing cart, to get the venue spic-and-span for an important upcoming ...
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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