Another Dutch Health Insurance Company Excludes Medicinal Cannabis

Whereas the rest of the world is waking up to the idea of medicinal cannabis, medicinal cannabis patients in the Netherlands suffered another blow this week.  Based on a study from the United States, Health Insurance Company Zilveren Kruis Achmea will no longer reimburse medicinal cannabis, reports Dutch newspaper Algemeen Dagblad. It involves approximately 700 patients […]

Cannabis News Network Goes Green | Irish Mini-Series

Our team traveled earlier this year in September to Dublin, Ireland for The Global Medical Cannabis Summit: Advancements in the Age of Cannabis. The documentation and interviews led to a mini-series dubbed ‘Cannabis News Network Goes Green’. The first five parts are released as of writing on the Global Medical Cannabis Summit, medicinal cannabis giving back quality […]

The Eliot Ness from Holland

At the court in The Hague this week, the testimony of witnesses in the case of the Tilburg’s coffeeshop pioneer Johan van Laarhoven begun. According to Steven Kompier of Cannabis News Network, who attended the hearings, the most important aspect has been left out in the mainstream media. Johan van Laarhoven, one of the first […]

Study: International law allows for the legalisation of cannabis

Dutch researchers Piet Hein van Kempen and Masha Fedorova of Radboud University published their findings today, confirming what Cannabis News Network concluded earlier this year with a mini-series on (medicinal) cannabis as a human right. This new study follows the same outcome as the Mexican’s High Court’s decision to grand four activists to grow, transport […]


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