Items tagged with cannabis

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'Malta will not become another Amsterdam': cannabis authority chair [24.01.2022] Psychotherapist Mariella Dimech has been appointed the first executive chair of the Authority on the Responsible Use of Cannabis. She tells how she p ...
Drogenbeauftragter über geplante Cannabis-Freigabe: "Ein Ritt auf der Rasierklinge" [20.01.2022] Mit der kontrollierten und regulierten Abgabe von Cannabis in Deutschland werden wir europäische Geschichte schreiben. Denn als größtes EU-Land sind ...
French political left light up an enormous parliamentary doobie [16.01.2022] French MPs discussed a bill this week to legalise the consumption of cannabis. Proposed by the hard-left France Unbowed party (LFI), it is not expect ...
Cannabis companies facing 'crossroads' selling off stores, farms and warehouses [13.01.2022] Cannabis companies are selling off growing facilities, stores and warehouses as they try to better align their offerings with demand. Industry observ ...
Sadiq Khan drug ‘decriminalisation’ plan ‘does not go far enough’, say experts [05.01.2022] Sadiq Khan’s proposed plan to end the prosecution of young people caught with cannabis in three London boroughs “does not go far enough”, according t ...
Sadiq Khan plans pilot to ‘decriminalise’ minor cannabis offences in London [04.01.2022] Downing Street has expressed concern over moves to end the prosecution of young people caught with cannabis in some London boroughs, under a pilot sc ...
It's official: recreational cannabis reform is now law [18.12.2021] A bill to allow recreational cannabis use has been signed by President George Vella and is now part of Maltese law. Legal Notice 478 notes that the A ...
Up in Smoke: Is the legal-cannabis industry on the verge of collapsing? [15.12.2021] When legalization proponents sold voters on Prop. 64 in 2016, one of their chief arguments in favor of the measure was that legal weed would yield a ...
Berlin metro offers passengers edible hemp tickets [14.12.2021] Berlin's public transport company (BVG) has come up with a way for passengers in the German capital to unwind from the stress of Christmas and COVID. ...
Cannabis bill approved in parliament, in first for Europe [14.12.2021] Parliament approved a cannabis law that will allow users to carry, buy and grow amounts of the drug, making Malta the first European country to intro ...
Which towns and cities in New York will ban cannabis sales? [14.12.2021] Local governments in New York State are debating whether or not to ban recreational cannabis sales. They can either “opt in” or “opt out,” but they h ...
Dutch cannabis cafes see rise in business during COVID-19 pandemic [13.12.2021] The cannabis trade in the Netherlands booms despite the current coronavirus restrictions. Whether it is to calm their anxiety or ease the boredom of ...
In first for Europe, Malta to legalize recreational marijuana, with several other countries on the cusp [13.12.2021] “The transatlantic winds of change that have been blowing in the Americas for a while have now reached the shores in Europe,” Tom Blickman of the Ams ...
Ministry pushes full cannabis legalisation [11.12.2021] The Ministry of Public Health will next year push for legalisation of all cannabis parts, lifting the last remaining hurdle preventing full use and c ...
Opposition delays cannabis reform until December 14 [07.12.2021] A controversial new law on cannabis use will have to wait another week to be approved in parliament, after the opposition requested that MPs be calle ...
After Malta, Germany set to make pot mainstream [02.12.2021] The European Union is currently a hotchpotch of different approaches to cannabis use, ranging from complete prohibition to different levels of decrim ...
Cannabis reform is one vote away from becoming law [30.11.2021] The cannabis reform bill in Malta is one step away from being passed in parliament after it cleared committee stage. In a four-hour-long sitting MPs ...
From prohibition to trailblazing: A brief history of modern cannabis activism In Malta [27.11.2021] It is ironic, but if Malta does end up legalising recreational cannabis, one quiet man from Wales may be the one to thank for it. Prior to 2011, ther ...
Germany's next government aims to legalise recreational cannabis [24.11.2021] Germany could become the first European country to legalise cannabis and authorise its sale for recreational purposes, according to a coalition agree ...
Getting closer! Final stage before Malta’s cannabis reform becomes law to start next week [23.11.2021] It’s looking ever more likely that Malta will pass a landmark cannabis reform bill into law. The bill passed its second reading (the debate stage) in ...
‘We will give up ganja cultivation if MSP is guaranteed for agriculture produce,’ say Odisha villagers [23.11.2021] Despite knowing that they could be penalised under provisions of the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, for growing cannabis, vil ...
Burt: Bermuda has ‘no intention’ of tailoring laws to fit UK cannabis conventions [22.11.2021] Bermuda’s Government had “no intention” of tailoring its laws licensing cannabis production to fit with the UK’s conventions allowing the drug for me ...
Germany moves to legalise cannabis in economy-boosting bid after Merkel departure [18.11.2021] The political parties known as the "traffic light" coalition are pushing for a change in legislation meaning the sale of cannabis will be legal for c ...
Pot of gold? Cannabis could bring Germany $5 billion a year - survey [16.11.2021] Legalising cannabis could bring Germany annual tax revenues and cost savings of about 4.7 billion euros ($5.34 billion) and create 27,000 new jobs, a ...
The UK countryside is ablaze with hemp farms. But how do they help the climate? [11.11.2021] Despite the lack of state support, more and more farmers in the UK are turning to hemp production for its economic and environmental benefits. It's l ...
Bongs for beer steins? Why Germany might move to legalise cannabis [10.11.2021] Germany's likely new government, the left-leaning Social Democratic Party (SPD), Greens and the liberal Free Democratic Party (FDP), have been locked ...
California legalized weed five years ago. Why is the illicit market still thriving? [02.11.2021] Five years after cannabis legalization, California is awash with signs of an apparently booming industry. Californians can toke on Justin Bieber-bran ...
Italian activists turn in more than half a million signatures for marijuana and psilocybin referendum [28.10.2021] Italian activists formally turned in about 630,000 signatures for a referendum to legalize the personal cultivation of marijuana and other psychoacti ...
Mettre «fin au tabou du cannabis et le dépolitiser» [26.10.2021] Le gouvernement peut mieux faire. C'est la mention qu'attribue, ce mardi matin sur les ondes de 100,7, le Dr. Alain Origer, aux annonces concernant l ...
Ouvertures sur le cannabis : «Une solution insuffisante» [26.10.2021] En Luxembourg chaque ménage sera autorisé à cultiver quatre plants. Il revient par contre aussi sur l’annonce en grande pompe de la légalisation du c ...
The pros, cons and unknowns of legal cannabis in Canada 3 years later [24.10.2021] The legalization of cannabis in Canada just had its third anniversary, which means it's time for the federal government to review and possibly tweak ...
No smoking allowed: An early look inside Malta’s planned cannabis associations [23.10.2021] Malta will soon allow people to purchase weed from “cannabis associations”, an exciting step forward for the country’s long-suffering cannabis commun ...
Government scales back legal cannabis plans in policy revamp [22.10.2021] Luxembourg's governing coalition continues to drag its feet on fulfilling its election promise to legalise the production and sale of cannabis, but c ...
80% of Moroccans believe legalizing cannabis will have positive impact [21.10.2021] About 80 % of Moroccans say legalizing cannabis for therapeutic, cosmetic or industrial use will have a positive impact on society. The Economic, Soc ...
Switzerland to legalise recreational and medical cannabis usage [19.10.2021] Switzerland will draw up a draft law for the legalisation of cannabis usage, after a parliamentary commission ruled the drug should no longer be bann ...
Germany should make cannabis available at pharmacies not ‘coffee shops’, says FDP boss [18.10.2021] The Social Democrats (SPD), Greens and the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) are set to engage in coalition talks in a bid to become the next German ...
A roundup of countries that permit recreational cannabis [15.10.2021] Marijuana may be an issue of easy agreement in the ongoing coalition talks between Germany's leading parties. Despite numerous points of contention, ...
Three years post-legalization, Canada's cannabis industry ready for a reset [15.10.2021] Three years after Canada legalized cannabis, the industry appears ready for a reset. When midnight struck on Oct. 17, 2018, Canada became the first d ...
Sanjay Gupta explains his marijuana reversal and discusses ‘very biased’ U.S. research with Joe Rogan [14.10.2021] CNN’s chief medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta wasn’t always on board with medical marijuana, but things changed when he looked for the science, he s ...
German SPD health expert calls on next government to legalize cannabis [13.10.2021] Social Democratic Party (SPD) health expert Karl Lauterbach ourged the SPD, Greens and Free Democrats (FDP) hoping to form Germany's next government ...
Despite layoffs and losses, cannabis CEOs awarded millions in bonuses [11.10.2021] Despite stagnant revenue, layoffs, facility closings and big losses, the top executives of some of the largest cannabis companies in Canada were awar ...
Cannabis legalisation will allow regulated associations and home growing of plants [06.10.2021] Under proposed cannabis legalisation in Malta, non-profit associations can grow cannabis to distribute among their members, Equality Minister Owen Bo ...
Graft, drug trafficking threaten Albania's chances of joining EU [04.10.2021] Researcher Fatjona Mejdini states that the drug problem had its roots in 1991, when Albania went from an isolated communist dictatorship straight to ...
Owen Bonnici presents first reading on cannabis reform [04.10.2021] The minister for reforms Owen Bonnici has tabled the first reading of Malta's government proposed cannabis reform. Taking to Twitter, Bonnici said th ...
Stand for craft: How Canada’s craft cannabis cultivators are pushing for tax reform [29.09.2021] It’s been just three short years since cannabis was legalized in Canada, but it’s already clear the nation’s exorbitant taxation on cannabis cultivat ...
Government allegedly backpedals on legalising cannabis [28.09.2021] Radio 100,7 reported that the government has apparently decided that the sale of recreational cannabis will remain illegal in the Grand Duchy. Only t ...
40 mayors call on next Dutch government to legalise marijuana [23.09.2021] Almost 40 Dutch mayors, mainly from the south of the Netherlands, have signed a manifesto calling on the government to legalise soft drugs (cannabis) ...
Italy will be first to light up Europe’s weed biz [22.09.2021] Italy may soon jump on the weed bandwagon. A nationwide referendum to legalise cannabis will likely take place early next year. If Italian voters emb ...
Italy set for referendum on liberalising cannabis use, say weed advocates [18.09.2021] Weed advocates in Italy said they had gathered enough signatures to trigger a referendum on liberalising the use of cannabis, setting the stage for a ...
Minister casts doubt over Luxembourg legal weed plan [17.09.2021] Justice Minister Sam Tanson on Friday refused to confirm Luxembourg will legalise cannabis for recreational use in an apparent U-turn over a governme ...

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