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Vancouver’s pot bylaw ignores major concerns [28.06.2015] Vancouver City Council and the police department have clouded the national debate on cannabis with their approach to pot and are pumping money into t ...
So you want to legalize weed? [27.06.2015] Up and down the Western Hemisphere, marijuana policy is a growing topic of discussion, and laws are starting to change. In 2014, retail marijuana sto ...
Kreuzberg will kontrollierten Cannabishandel erlauben [25.06.2015] Der Berliner Bezirk Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg will Cannabis legal verkaufen lassen und hat dafür einen Antrag gestellt. Es ist der erste dieser Art ei ...
Vancouver to weed out illegal marijuana dispensaries [24.06.2015] Vancouver changed the landscape of Canada’s cannabis culture, becoming the first city in Canada to regulate illegal marijuana dispensaries. The actio ...
Vancouver becomes first Canadian city to regulate growing marijuana market [23.06.2015] Vancouver has approved new rules to license and regulate illegal marijuana stores, making it the first city in Canada to attempt to control the burge ...
SPD will Cannabis-Freigabe beschleunigen [21.06.2015] Die punktuelle Legalisierung von Marihuana in Hamburg rückt näher. Auf ihrem Kreisparteitag werden die Altonaer Genossen voraussichtlich einen Antrag ...
Bremen will Cannabis freigeben [19.06.2015] Cannabis-Konsum soll künftig nicht mehr von der Polizei verfolgt und eine legale Abgabe in Bremen möglich werden. Darauf haben sich Sozialdemokraten ...
Cultivating alternatives: Towards a regional cannabis model [14.06.2015] The decriminalization and regulation of cannabis has been occurring in many jurisdictions in the United States – but also closer to home and more sig ...
Drug warriors are still crying 'reefer madness.' The facts don't support them [14.06.2015] In their op-ed article against cannabis legalization, former drug czar William J. Bennett and Seth Leibsohn yearn for a time when fear-mongering, not ...
Kreuzberg will Cannabis schnell legalisieren [14.06.2015] Seit eineinhalb Jahren wird im Berliner Bezirk Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg diskutiert den Erwerb und den Konsum von Cannabis zu legalisieren. Noch im Ju ...
Budget bill outlaws pot sales in D.C. for 2 years [10.06.2015] House Republicans advanced a budget plan that would prevent legal sales of marijuana in the District until at least 2017. Advocates for legalization, ...
Monitoring legal pot: How do we know if it works? [09.06.2015] Dozens of government officials and researchers from a half-dozen U.S. states and a few countries that have legalized marijuana or are at least thinki ...
Ganja is our 'life blood' – western farmers [01.06.2015] With Science, Technology, Energy and Mining Minister Phillip Paulwell stating that Jamaica plans to become a world leader in exploiting the economic ...
Lib Dem leadership candidate Norman Lamb calls for cannabis legalisation [31.05.2015] The Liberal Democrat leadership candidate Norman Lamb has called for the UK to legalise, regulate and tax the sale of cannabis. The former care minis ...
Warum kontrolliertes Kiffen besser ist [28.05.2015] Zahlreiche Ökonomen (wie etwa die Nobelpreisträger Milton Friedman, George Akerlof und Vernon Smith) wie auch über 120 deutsche Strafrechtsprofessore ...
Amsterdam Mayor: experiment to regulate cannabis cultivation currently legally impossible [28.05.2015] End 2014 Van der Laan told the council to examine possibilities for regulated cannabis cultivation. The municipality would appoint companies to legal ...
Morocco’s major opposition party calls for legalization of cannabis [24.05.2015] Hamid Chabat, Secretary General of the Istiqlal Party, one of Morocco’s major opposition political parties, has once again called for the legalizatio ...
Experte warnt vor Cannabis-Freigabe in der Schanze [20.05.2015] Um dem zunehmenden Cannabis-Handel im Flora- und Schanzenpark Herr zu werden, fordern Anwohner des Schanzeviertels nun die Freigabe der Droge für ihr ...
Germany's bad idea to legalize pot [19.05.2015] Green Party member Dieter Janecek and Christian Democrat Joachim Pfeiffer filed a policy proposal for legalization. The idea of legalizing cannabis i ...
MPs block cities from harvesting marijuana [19.05.2015] A narrow majority in the Tweede Kamer, lower house of parliament in the Netherlands, supported a motion to not allow municipalities to experiment wit ...
First ‘ecstasy’ shop opens in Amsterdam [19.05.2015] A Dutch political movement is calling for the legalization of the psychoactive drug ecstasy – and has opened a shop to promote its cause. The youth w ...
German Green, CDU politicians launch cannabis legalization initiative [13.05.2015] In a proposal for parliament obtained by German public broadcaster ARD, Christian Democrat Joachim Pfeiffer and Green party member Dieter Janecek put ...
Zehn Gründe, warum Berlin von einer Cannabis-Legalisierung profitiert [12.05.2015] Erstmals hat sogar ein Sprecher der CDU die Legalisierung von Cannabis ins Spiel gebracht. Ist das das erste Anzeichen eines Tauwetters für die Freig ...
Berlin's increasingly unhappy relationship with marijuana [11.05.2015] Kreuzberg and Berlin in general are going through an extremely messy fight over how best to control the weed trade. It’s a fight where police raids a ...
Kiffen unter städtischer Aufsicht [11.05.2015] Die Grünen wollen nach Angaben von Stadträtin Lydia Dietrich einen Antrag stellen, dass die Stadt München zumindest versuchsweise den legalen Konsum ...
Coffee-Shops in Kreuzberg? Das wird dauern [09.05.2015] Der legale Cannabis-Verkauf in Kreuzberg kommt nicht voran. Schon für den Antrag fehlt das Geld. Unklar bleibt auch, ob Touristen in Coffee-Shops ein ...
Obama asked to weigh in on legal marijuana [04.05.2015] The US Supreme Court has asked President Barack Obama's administration to take a stance on legal marijuana as it considers a lawsuit seeking to ban C ...
BSJ developing plan to ensure Jamaica's ganja is protected [02.05.2015] The Bureau of Standards Jamaica (BSJ), which was mandated to design a regulatory plan for the decriminalised ganja industry, has developed a 17-step ...
Legislature considering plans to regulate medicinal pot shops, growers [02.05.2015] California lawmakers are wading into the politically sticky issue of regulating medical marijuana, laying groundwork for state control of the sale an ...
New England states racing to legalize recreational pot [02.05.2015] Propelled by successful campaigns in Western states to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, some advocates and legislators say a marijuana leg ...
Germans mark a milestone in the fight to legalize marijuana [30.04.2015] Those who support the legalization of marijuana in Germany recently marked a milestone with the creation of the first comprehensive draft law, which ...
Improving global drug policy: Comparative perspectives and UNGASS 2016 [28.04.2015] As the world prepares for the 2016 Special Session of the United Nations General Assembly on the World Drug Problem (UNGASS 2016), an increasing numb ...
Ecuadorian activists want nothing less than universal marijuana [23.04.2015] Ecuador may be on the verge of a landmark shift in drug policy, as legislators debate the newly proposed Organic Law on Comprehensive Drug Prevention ...
Swedish politician calls for legal cannabis shops [14.04.2015] Hanna Wagenius, chair of Sweden's Centre Party's youth wing, thinks that Sweden should take its lead from several places around the world which have ...
Cannabis-Klubs in Schweizer Städten in weiter Ferne [11.04.2015] In den Schweizer Städten wird Cannabis ungehemmt konsumiert. Die Städte möchten deshalb Pilotversuche für einen kontrollierten Konsum in Klubs. Doch ...
Im Görlitzer Park wird weiter gedealt [08.04.2015] Seit dem 31. März gilt im Görlitzer Park die Null- Toleranz-Regelung. Wer mit kleinsten Mengen Marihuana oder Haschisch erwischt wird, muss mit einer ...
Tobacco Trade Association calls for legalizing hash [06.04.2015] The Cairo and Giza Tobacco Merchants Association submitted a proposal to the Cabinet to legalize the use and trade of hash, arguing the measure could ...
Critical updates needed in state marijuana laws [25.03.2015] Washington's experiment with legal recreational marijuana is "teetering on the brink" of a market failure. That is the candid assessment of Hayden Wo ...
The cannabis question [23.03.2015] 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 legisl ...
Can Washington’s gift economy in marijuana work? [20.03.2015] In Washington DC it’s now legal to possess marijuana, to grow it, to smoke it and to give it away. But you’re not allowed to trade in it. You can giv ...
Das sind die Cannabis-Pläne der Grünen [19.03.2015] Der Entwurf der Grünen für ein Cannabiskontrollgesetz wird in erster Lesung im Bundestag behandelt. Er sieht vor, dass Erwachsene künftig 30 Gramm Ca ...
SPD will Coffee-Shops für mehrere Berliner Bezirke [16.03.2015] SPD und Grüne wollen eine Freigabe von Cannabis. Geht es nach den Sozialdemokraten, soll es dafür nicht nur in Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg Modellversuch ...
Kreuzberg stellt Antrag für legalen Coffeeshop [15.03.2015] Der Plan des Berliner Bezirks Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg für eine legale Verkaufsstelle von Cannabis nimmt konkrete Gestalt an. "Ich erwarte, dass der ...
Legalisierung von Cannabis statt drogenfreier Zone [12.03.2015] Der Görlitzer Park in Kreuzberg soll ab April eine Null-Toleranz-Zone für Drogen werden. Die Grünen halten das für unrealistisch und haben stattdesse ...
NRW-Ministerin fordert Cannabis-Freigabe [06.03.2015] NRW-Gesundheitsministerin Barbara Steffens (Grüne) spricht sich für eine kontrollierte Freigabe der weichen Droge Cannabis aus. Mit einer streng regu ...
Cannabis lovers greet Green legalization plan [04.03.2015] German pro-legalization campaigners welcomed a draft law presented by the Green party that would allow adults to consume cannabis under strict condit ...
Die grüne Welle [02.03.2015] In der deutschen Drogenpolitik ist ein radikaler Wandel zu beobachten. Angefacht von Gewaltexzessen und befeuert durch die Zunahme des Drogenhandels ...
Two headlines perfectly sum up everything wrong with American drug policy [02.03.2015] Two stories published last week perfectly sum up the state of American drug policy. On Friday, Colorado released its first annual report on the state ...
D66 devises plan to regulate Dutch marijuana production [26.02.2015] Liberal democratic party D66 is introducing draft legislation to regulate the production and sale of marijuana in the Netherlands. D66 has called for ...
Reguleer wiet, en niet alleen de achterdeur [25.02.2015] De advocaten Spong, Smeets en Vis houden een pleidooi voor het reguleren van de achterdeur van de coffeeshops in een opiniestuk in het NRC. Zij zette ...

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