Items tagged with cannabis clubs

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How Uruguay made legal highs work [10.12.2017] Uruguay’s switch to a legal marijuana market has not been without its hitches. Notably the resistance of most pharmacists to act as outlets for the r...
Britain is developing a weed café culture under the radar [02.10.2017] There is bipartisan support for cannabis legalisation among MP’s in the UK. However, the only pro-legalisation party, the Liberal Democrats, failed t...
Di Rupo lance une expérience scientifique et médicale sur le cannabis [21.09.2017] En marge de la proposition de loi déposée à la chambre par le parti socialiste visant un modèle belge de réglementation du cannabis, le président Eli...
Socialists propose bill to regulate cannabis [19.09.2017] The Socialist Party (PS) has submitted a bill to the Chamber of Representatives proposing a Belgian model for regulating cannabis. The draft law aims...
Schützt die Jugend – legalisiert Cannabis! [24.08.2017] Dass eine grosse Mehrheit des Stimmvolks vor bald zehn Jahren nichts von einer Legalisierung wissen wollte, darf kein Grund sein für eine Arbeitsverw...
GEPCA: In Spain, experts are presenting their proposal for regulating cannabis [26.07.2017] In Spain, a group of drugs experts have established the GEPCA, a body which seeks to set up a comprehensive regulation for cannabis. This model alrea...
Uruguay’s marijuana law turns pharmacists into dealers [19.07.2017] The rules are a bit of a buzzkill. Drug users must register with the government. Machines will scan buyers’ fingerprints at every purchase, and there...
In Uruguay’s marijuana experiment, the government is your pot dealer [07.07.2017] In coming weeks, cannabis-seeking citizens in Uruguay will be able to walk into a pharmacy and buy government-approved marijuana for the state-mandat...
Uruguay, the first country where you can smoke marijuana wherever you like [27.05.2017] Not everyone is pleased with how legal marijuana is being implemented in Uruguay. “I’m happy because now you can plant without going to prison,” says...
Uruguay is creating the world’s first nationwide regulated cannabis market [01.05.2017] Beginning on May 2, Uruguayan adults interested in legally purchasing cannabis for non-medical uses can register to do so at post offices around the ...
Ouvrir un cannabis social club à Mons: Di Rupo y pense sérieusement, mais... [26.04.2017] Pour qu'un tel lieu puisse voir le jour, il faudrait que ce soit dans le cadre d'une étude et avec l'accord du ministère de la Santé. Ou il faut que ...
Cannabis legislation in Europe [15.03.2017] At a time of increased debate on the laws controlling the use of cannabis in the European Union, this report answers some of the questions most often...
How British weed growers are avoiding prosecution [15.03.2017] The United Kingdom Cannabis Social Clubs (UKCSC) have recently launched a system that, in theory, would help you battle a court case if your grow was...
Du cannabis bientôt disponible en pharmacie? [03.03.2017] Une nouvelle étape vient d'être franchie vers la légalisation de la vente de cannabis: la Ville de Berne a obtenu l'aval de la commission d'éthique c...
Criminalizing cannabis in Indonesia might do more harm than good [28.02.2017] Indonesia’s National Narcotics Board (BNN) together with the Health Ministry recently made a swift move to criminalize synthetic cannabinoids called ...
Can the government impede cannabis regulation in Spain? [17.02.2017] Is cannabis regulation possible with a prohibitionist government in Spain? Cooperation between various forces in Congress, changes in public attitude...
Pot social clubs may be next for legal marijuana movement [16.02.2017] At risk of raising the ire of the White House, Colorado is on the brink of becoming the first state with licensed pot clubs. But the details of how t...
Regulating Cannabis Social Clubs [15.02.2017] Cannabis Social Clubs (CSCs) are a model of non-profit production and distribution of cannabis among a closed circuit of adult cannabis users. CSCs a...
High time for change: Flemish academics make case for legal marijuana [26.01.2017] The simple realisation that federal drug policies are failing is what motivated the three academics – Paul De Grauwe, Jan Tytgat and Tom Decorte, eac...
Preston’s first cannabis club to challenge Home Office [25.01.2017] Mike Dobson, a self-confessed cannabis user for 25 years, is seeking a judicial review following the Home Office’s refusal to issue a licence to allo...
A new era for cannabis clubs in Spain [13.01.2017] Following the Supreme Court's judgements against cannabis clubs in 2015, ordinary courts have started interpreting them. Spain's major clubs, above a...
Getting regulation right [09.11.2016] After close to three years, the final element of Uruguay’s historic cannabis law is set to be implemented in the coming weeks, as commercial sales ar...
Highs and lows in cannabis policy reform [09.11.2016] Cannabis is the most widely produced and consumed illicit substance globally. A significant number of states have long engaged in soft defection from...
UK’s Cannabis Social Clubs come of age [08.11.2016] Around 150 activists, academics, and journalists, gathered in Leicester to attend the first Annual General Meeting of United Kingdom’s Cannabis Socia...
Cannabis in Latin America and the Caribbean [15.09.2016] Cannabis (or marihuana) is one of the most widely consumed psychoactive substances in the world. According to the United Nations World Drug Report, 1...
Alaska Legislature considers marijuana social clubs [13.09.2016] The Senate and House Judiciary Committees met to discuss the status of the fledgling commercial marijuana industry. One of the largest topics of disc...
Cannabis clubs in Uruguay [30.08.2016] The Uruguayan Cannabis Clubs (UCCs) constitute one of three ways to obtain cannabis under the new cannabis regulation laws. These organizations, form...
How and why Italy's cannabis laws could soon change [29.06.2016] Italian citizens will be able to hold up to 15 grams of herb at home and take up to five grams with them when they go out. People will be free to cul...
The story of the UK’s Cannabis Social Clubs [22.06.2016] Just over half a decade ago a handful of cannabis clubs started to campaign openly for the regulation and legal sale of cannabis in the UK. Today, th...
Swiss health minister open to cannabis distribution trials [16.04.2016] In an interview with the NZZ am Sonntag newspaper, Berset said that his department welcomes trying out "new models and directions" such as controlled...
Wenn der Jugendanwalt das Betäubungsmittel liefert [05.04.2016] Wie gelingt es, den Konsum von Cannabis zu verringern? Darüber zerbrechen sich einige Schweizer Grossstädte schon seit Jahren den Kopf. In einer Arbe...
Uruguay's legal marijuana policy en route to next phase of regulation [23.03.2016] Legal sales of cannabis through pharmacies are expected to begin in the second half of this year. This month the government opened the registry for p...
This is how the Lib Dems would legalise cannabis [08.03.2016] The Liberal Democrats have backed a study that argues cannabis can't be eliminated by a "total ban" and that it should, instead, be regulated. The re...
'Cannabis clubs' set for four Swiss cities [12.02.2016] Representatives of the cities Zurich, Basel, Bern and Geneva met to discuss how to regulate the sale of cannabis, broadcaster SRF reported. Cannabis ...
Städte setzen auf Cannabis-Klubs [04.02.2016] Im Bundeshaus hat Drogenpolitik keine Konjunktur, dafür kommt Dynamik aus den Städten. Vertreter aus Zürich, Genf, Basel, Bern, Winterthur treffen si...
Harsh sentences against the Pannagh cannabis club [30.12.2015] The Spanish Supreme Court has convicted the president, an administrator and two members of the Association of Cannabis Users " Pannagh" in Bilbao, fo...
Legal and social: this is how the first Cannabis Club in the Netherlands would like marijuana [15.10.2015] How does a Social Club fit in the Dutch capital, with its about 200 coffee shops? "The concept of The Tree of Life is very different than a coffeesho...
The other green belt [09.10.2015] It takes a lot for marijuana growers in the UK to attract police attention. Four forces – Derbyshire, Dorset, Durham and Surrey – declared that they ...
Cannabis Social Club jetzt auch in Hamburg [21.09.2015] Eine Hanfpflanze ist ihr Vereinslogo, der Kampf für die Legalisierung von Cannabis ihr größtes Ziel: Der erste Cannabis Social Club (CSC) hat in Hamb...
Cannabis policy in the Czech Republic [31.08.2015] The Czech drug related legislation is quite extensive and includes laws as well as various by-laws. The most important feature of the Czech legislati...
Exploring the Cannabis Clubs of southern Spain, Europe's new weed destination [24.08.2015] Over the last five years, Spain has come to rival the Netherlands as Europe's cannabis hub. The country's legal framework around weed, which allows i...
Is Italy about to legalize cannabis? [27.07.2015] Under a new law proposal in Italy, people over the age of 18 could cultivate up to five plants at home and growers could set up social clubs involvin...
Police force gives cannabis users green light to grow drugs [21.07.2015] Durham Police has given users the green light to grow cannabis at home after declaring that officers will no longer proactively target small scale pr...
Italy takes step toward legalizing pot [15.07.2015] Italy took a first step toward legalization of pot, leading Europe in what would be a groundbreaking change. The Intergrupo Parlamentare Cannabis Leg...
Uruguay cannabis market still struggles for legitimacy a year after historic ruling [12.07.2015] In May 2014, then-president Mujica signed far-reaching regulations for Uruguay’s marijuana market, making the nation the first country in the world t...
High Court ruling deals blow to cannabis clubs [09.07.2015] Spain's highest court has declared a cannabis club in Bilbao in violation of public health - the court’s first ruling on such clubs - which could set...
Les jardins secrets du cannabis [18.06.2015] L’Observatoire français des drogues et des toxicomanies ( OFDT ) parle d’un «bouleversement global du marché à l’échelle continentale». L’Europe, sit...
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...
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 ...
Belgium: Allotments for cannabis smokers [24.03.2015] Cannabis is by far the most frequently consumed illegal drug in Europe, although producing it privately is illegal in the EU. Right outside the gates...

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