Items tagged with self-cultivation

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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 ...
Dagga ban goes up in smoke - and so do some cases [01.04.2017] Dagga aficionados - users of the intoxicating plant - may now legally grow and consume it in the privacy of their homes, without fear of arrest. In o...
Dagga can be used at home, Cape court rules [31.03.2017] In a much celebrated outcome, Judge Dennis Davies ruled that an adult may cultivate and use cannabis in the privacy of their own home. “The order als...
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...
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...
Chile considers cannabis decriminalization [17.08.2015] With its proposed changes to Ley 20.000 (Law 20,000), Chile joins a growing list of Latin American countries decriminalizing marijuana. The initiativ...
Colombia decriminalizes marijuana cultivation up to 20 plants [11.08.2015] Colombia’s Supreme Court ruled that growing up to 20 plants of marijuana is not a crime. The possession of small amounts of the drug had already been...
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...
Chile takes step toward cannabis decriminalisation [08.07.2015] Chile has taken a step forward in decriminalising the use of cannabis after the lower house of congress approved by a wide margin a bill that seeks t...
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...
Chile opens debate on marijuana bill [07.04.2015] Chile's congressional health committee approved a bill that would legalize the cultivation of marijuana for private recreational or medicinal use, se...
D.C. hosts nation’s biggest legal marijuana giveaway [26.03.2015] With D.C. police officers looking on, hundreds of city residents lined up and then walked away from an Adams Morgan restaurant carrying baggies conta...
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...
February 23: A big day for Uruguay’s marijuana experiment [23.02.2015] Uruguay’s experiment with legal domestic cannabis cultivation is about to enter a new phase, marking a key opportunity for the country to demonstrate...
Uruguay’s year in weed: 3 big successes, 3 burning questions [05.01.2015] It’s been just over a year since Uruguay’s President Jose Mujica signed a law creating the world’s first nationalized market for the cultivation, sal...
One year after law's approval, Uruguay waits for commercial cannabis sales [02.01.2015] A year after Uruguay's historic marijuana law was signed, officials have green-lighted homegrown cannabis, cannabis clubs, and hemp cultivation, but ...
Legal marijuana could be $130 million a year business in D.C., study finds [29.10.2014] If D.C. residents vote to legalize marijuana possession next week, it wouldn’t just mean a sea change in drug policy in the nation’s capital. It coul...
Grow your own marijuana law [25.10.2014] Retail marijuana sales for adults are now legal (at least at the state level) in Colorado and Washington. Next month, voters in Alaska and Oregon may...
5 interesting things we learned from the man in charge of Uruguay’s weed [11.09.2014] Julio Calzada is the top drug official in the little nation of Uruguay, which has gained notoriety over the last year for becoming the first country ...
L'émergence d'un cannabis made in France [12.05.2014] Les consommateurs du cannabis en France préférant de plus en plus l'herbe, facile à cultiver en France, à la résine marocaine, le marché s'adapte, re...
Uruguay unveils marijuana regulation details [02.05.2014] The Uruguayan government has unveiled long-awaited regulations for its recreational marijuana market — a move that steers the tiny nation of 3.3 mill...
Uruguay’s marijuana growers come out into open [27.12.2013] Juan Andres Palese was using a fake name in public when he opened Uruguay’s first store dedicated to cultivating marijuana, where he offered growing ...
Multinational overview of cannabis production regimes [14.12.2013] The vast majority of countries are signatories to international treaties that prohibit the production, distribution and possession of cannabis for no...
France cannabis campaigner convicted, fined [18.04.2013] One of France's leading campaigners for the decriminalisation of cannabis was given a suspended prison term and fined for possession and use of the d...
More Danes grow their own cannabis [25.02.2013] A large number of Danes are growing their own cannabis plants at home, according to a new investigation by drug researcher Helle Dahl, a researcher a...
Uruguay government aide defends marijuana plan [22.11.2012] Juan Vaz, an Uruguayan activist and government aide who has been jailed for growing marijuana in his home, says it's time to end a contradiction that...
Uruguay lawmakers consider legalization of marijuana with goal of outselling pot dealers [15.11.2012] Uruguay came one step closer to turning the government into the country’s leading pot dealer, as lawmakers formally introduced to Congress a framewor...
Portugal progresses toward integrated cannabis regulation [25.10.2012] In recent years there has been much talk of the so-called “Portuguese model,” based on an initiative that led to the use of illicit drugs being decri...
Le TF annule le concordat latin sur la culture du chanvre [05.10.2012] Le Tribunal fédéral (TF) a jugé qu'il empiétait sur la compétence exhaustive de la Confédération en matière de réglementation des stupéfiants. Très d...
Chilean president signs drug prevention law into effect [12.08.2012] President Sebastián Piñera signed the new Drug and Alcohol Prevention Act into law on Monday, which sets up an educational program to warn schoolchil...
Experts debate what to do about cannabis [22.07.2012] Should pot be outlawed, controlled, or just legalised? For anti-addiction experts, regulating consumption would counter a drug market associated with...
Cannabis regulation in Uruguay: "Someone has to be first ..." [17.07.2012] Uruguay may be poised to become the first country to opt for a state controlled and legally regulated cannabis market for medical as well as recreati...
Drugs and Prisons in Uruguay [17.07.2012] In Uruguay, the consumption of drugs, including marijuana, is not punishable with prison time. Even so, the cultivation of marijuana for personal con...
Uruguay mulls government marijuana sales [21.06.2012] Uruguay is planning a novel approach to fighting its rising crime: having its government sell marijuana to take drug profits out of the hands of deal...

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