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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 ...
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 ...
Can marijuana beat the Mafia? Some French say make it legal [11.01.2013] France offers the most recent sign of changing attitudes. While consumption and production of pot for personal use are not criminal offenses in Franc ...
Latin America looks to Europe for drug fighting models [17.11.2012] Latin American countries are turning to Europe for lessons on fighting drugs after souring on the prohibition-style approach of the violent and costl ...
Prevalence of daily cannabis use in the European Union and Norway [14.11.2012] This report brings together, for the first time in Europe, an integrated overview of the prevalence of intensive cannabis use, defined as daily or al ...
Between collective organisation and commercialisation [08.08.2012] The last few years have witnessed a boom in new cannabis user associations in Spain. Although there are no reliable figures for them, most are known ...
Cannabis reaches parliament [25.06.2012] On 19 June, 2012, the Ganjazz Art Club in Donostia, one of the oldest Cannabis Social Clubs in Spain, received a visit that was unimaginable a few ye ...
Spanish village votes for 'grass roots plan' [09.04.2012] The Spanish village of Rasquera has adopted in a referendum a plan to rent out a field for growing cannabis in an urgent bid to create jobs and raise ...
Spanish town wants to grow cannabis to pay off debt [06.03.2012] A small town in northeastern Spain, believes it has found a novel way to pay of its debt: cultivating cannabis. Tucked in the hills of one of Spain's ...
Spanish town of Rasquera leases land for marijuana plantation [01.03.2012] A tiny Spanish country town believes it has found a way to make unemployment, debt and economic crisis disappear in a puff of smoke – by leasing out ...
Spanish village to raise funds with marijuana [29.02.2012] A tiny Spanish village has voted to lease land for growing marijuana as a source of desperately needed revenue — a unique but legally questionable wa ...
Legal cannabis in Basque Country? [16.12.2011] Health officials of the Basque Country, an autonomous region of Spain, announced that they will introduce a bill to regulate the "cultivation, sale a ...
Basque government regulates cannabis sale and use [12.12.2011] The Basque Parliament will approve a law bill in the first few months of 2012 on drug addiction, which will regulate "the growing, sale and consumpti ...
Extraordinary General Assembly of Cannabis Users Association Pannagh [19.11.2011] The General Assembly of Cannabis Users Association Pannagh denounces the disproportionate intervention of the Municipal Police of Bilbao against the ...
Cannabis social club activists in Spain liberated [18.11.2011] Martin Barriuso, the president of of Pannagh and the Federation of Cannabis Associations (FAC) in Spain and two fellow activists from the Pannagh can ...
Drug club: Spain’s alternative cannabis economy [01.07.2011] While public opinion seems to be shifting towards support for legalisation; there is surprisingly little discussion in the drugs counter-culture of w ...
Cannabis social clubs in Spain [24.01.2011] Cannabis social clubs (CSC) are noncommercial organisations of users who get together to cultivate and distribute enough cannabis to meet their perso ...
Spain will not object to the Bolivian proposal to remove coca chewing from UN convention on drugs [18.01.2011] Spain will not put forward any objection to the Bolivian proposal to remove the obligation to abolish coca chewing from the 1961 UN Single Convention ...
Cannabis Social Clubs en Espagne [01.01.2011] Les Clubs Sociaux du Cannabis (CSC) sont des associations d’usagers qui s’organisent pour s’auto-approvisionner sans avoir recours au marché noir. Pr ...
Cannabis clubs plug a gap in Spanish drugs laws [28.12.2010] Private cannabis clubs are at the vanguard of a new movement of pro-cannabis campaigners in Spain. The members spotted a gap in Spain's drugs laws wh ...
Marijuana Legalization [30.06.2010] A number of other countries have implemented changes in law that significantly reduce the extent of criminalization of marijuana use. Only in Austral ...
The Andalusian trial on heroin-assisted treatment [31.12.2009] In 2003, a randomised controlled trial (RCT) comparing injected diacetylmorphine and oral methadone was carried out in Andalusia, Spain. The subseque ...
The INCB and cannabis [02.03.2008] Where legal ambiguities and disagreement persist around cannabis policies, the INCB continues to make narrow legal interpretations of what is allowed ...

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