Items tagged with czech republic

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Comparing models of drug decriminalisation [31.12.2019] Decriminalisation refers to the repeal of laws and policies that define drug use and/or the possession of drugs for personal use as a criminal offenc...
Drugs in Europe: Not mind-stretching enough [17.06.2016] European countries’ reforms have lost momentum, or even slipped backwards. Most drug-policy experts consider this a shame. The reformist countries’ e...
The old global consensus on the war on drugs is crumbling [09.04.2016] Once a decade, the United Nations organizes a meeting where every country in the world comes together to figure out what to do about drugs — and up t...
A Quiet Revolution [14.03.2016] This is the second edition of ‘A Quiet Revolution: Drug Decriminalisation Across the Globe’. The first edition was released in July 2012 and has sinc...
Medical cannabis market shows growing pains [26.01.2016] The Czech Republic took a bold step back in 2013 when lawmakers agreed to legalise the sale of medicinal cannabis or marihuana. But the development o...
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...
Legal, illegal, ganz egal? Cannabis in Europa [30.01.2015] Cannabis ist in Europa die mit Abstand am meisten konsumierte Droge. Fast jeder hat schon mal gekifft. Dennoch ist es in allen europäischen Ländern i...
Reform der Cannabispolitik in Europa [27.12.2014] Während die Reform der Cannabispolitik in Amerika Fahrt aufnimmt, scheint Europa hinterherzuhinken. Genauer gesagt, die europäischen Staaten auf nati...
Patients still waiting to see benefits of 2013 law on medical marihuana [31.03.2014] When the law on medical marihuana came into force in February of last year it seemed that the way was now open for patients suffering from cancer, mu...
Czechs can’t access medical marijuana half year after legalization [14.11.2013] The Czech Republic’s parliament legalized medical marijuana this year by an overwhelming majority, with the law becoming effective April 1. But some ...
Some 200 people protest against police raid on grow shops [08.11.2013] Some 200 people protested in Prague's center against a recent police raid on Czech grow shops which sell equipment for indoor gardening and often for...
Medical marijuana is greenlit [05.02.2013] Medical marijuana may soon be legally sold and available via doctors' prescriptions, with senators overwhelmingly approving the legislation in a 60-7...
Czech Parliament backs medical marijuana, with a catch [29.01.2013] The Czech Senate approved a bill allowing for the legal sale of cannabis for medical purposes, affirming a decision of the country’s lower house of p...
For medicinal use only? [17.12.2012] The Czech Republic already has one of the world’s most liberal approach to recreational drug possession. And it will get more liberal still: beginnin...
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...
Czech Republic exemplifies smart and humane drug policy [02.07.2012] There is nothing politically easier in most countries than scapegoating drugs and drug users as the source of all social problems. Politicians can ex...
MPs complete legislation aimed at legalizing cannabis for medical purposes [03.02.2012] A group of Czech MPs from all of the parties in the Chamber of Deputies has completed legislation which could legalise the use of cannabis in the Cze...
New legislation proposes legalization of medical cannabis under strict rules [02.12.2011] A government expert group is adding finishing touches to new draft legislation proposing the legalization of marijuana for medical purposes. While st...
Medical cannabis may get approval [26.10.2011] A group of medical and criminal law experts are moving forward with drafting a plan that would clear marijuana for medicinal use. "There is a consens...
Czech firms likely to be cleared to grow medical marijuana [24.10.2011] Czech health experts are in favor of allowing medical marijuana to be prescribed for a wide range of conditions with home grown marijuana in the Czec...
Czech Health Ministry signals steps to legalize medical marijuana [14.09.2011] The Czech Ministry of Health has indicated that it will take marijuana off the list of banned substances and allow it to be prescribed by doctors for...
Medical marijuana advocates seek PM's support [23.08.2011] The organisers of a Czech petition for the legalisation of cannabis in medical treatment have asked Prime Minister Petr Necas to support the relevant ...
Doctors, patients seek permission for marijuana use in treatment [17.08.2011] Czech doctors, patients and scientists launched a petition for the legal use of marijuana in treating sclerosis multiplex, the Parkinson disease, can...
Prague high [24.08.2010] Although the partial decriminalization of cannabis at the beginning of this year didn't transform the capital into the new Amsterdam, as some headlin...
New drug guidelines are Europe's most liberal [23.12.2009] Long known for a liberal policy on drugs, the Czech Republic is now officially quantifying its status as one of European Union's most lenient member ...

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