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Patients take control – Medicinal Cannabis as a Human Right | Part 4/4

Cannabis News Network is launching a miniseries on one of the hottest topics in cannabis regulation: the medicinal benefits of the plant and the struggle of patients to get access to it. Are cannabis prohibition and badly organized regulations for medicinal cannabis keeping patients away from such a promising medicine? No, not at all! Many […]

Big cannabis fields in Vienna?

Cannabis News Network visited a plantation in Vienna, where it is legal to grow and sell cannabis seedlings. In some countries, such as Uruguay or the United States (in Washington and Colorado) the growing and use of cannabis is regulated. But if you visit Austria, you will come across huge plantations filled with cannabis seedlings, without […]

An end to the UN as we know it‏?

The United Nations’ drug conventions were recently discussed in Vienna by the Commission on Drugs and Crime. The results of this convention make it clear that, with regards to international laws regarding cannabis, the United Nations commission on drugs and crime is way behind despite a world-wide shift forwards. https://www.cannabisnewsnetwork.com/incb-un-ungass-vienna/ Even before the meeting, the […]

Chris Conrad & Mikki Norris: Their Story | Pt.1: The Golden Years

Chris Conrad and Mikki Norris are living legends in the battle for legal cannabis through their activism, journalism, vision and court-recognized expertise in cannabis cultivation and use. Starting today, Cannabis News Network will tell the story of Chris and Mikki in 6 episodes. Chris and Mikki began their grassroots legalisation campaign in 1988 and championed […]

Trekt Uw Plant (TUP) – must shut down and disbanded

The first Belgian cannabis social club – Trekt Uw Plant (TUP) – must shut down and disband. The club was initiated in 2006, and after unsuccessful attempts in 2006 and 2008 to criminalize this club, it now happened. Members were given prison sentences of up to twenty months on probation, and a total of 121,250 […]

So what about hemp and CBD in China?

While the US only recently passed the 2018 Farm Bill which legalized industrial hemp, China is already ahead and has become the largest producer of hemp in the world with 400,000 acres/162,000 ha. Since a couple of years, China has also legalized the extraction of CBD from industrial hemp, which has been used in the increasing […]

The Green Revolution will be televised! – Cannabis News Network

All over the world the awareness towards cannabis is rising. In the USA already 8 states have regulated the use of cannabis. Uruguay, Canada and Jamaica did as well. Many other countries and international organizations are currently debating on how to deal with these changes of opinion. Cannabis News Network Cannabis News Network is showing […]

The CannaTest, first ever streettest of cannabis.

Cannabis News Network presents The CannaTest. On the 9th of March 2015 we published the video ‘Street dealers show failure of Dutch drugs policy’. Today we release the first test of all the cannabis we purchased on the streets in order to get a better idea of its quality.

COMING UP: Medicinal Cannabis as a Human Right

For our first story of 2016, Cannabis News Network aims the spotlight on Medicinal Cannabis as a Human Right. Check out some of the subjects we will be covering below.

De Waanzin van de Speekseltest Deel 4 | Roadside Drug Testing Pt. 4 | The Human Toll

(English subtitles coming soon.) Bijna 43 jaar na de invoering van de alcoholtest in het verkeer is hij er dan nu echt: de drugstest. Per 1 juli 2017 kan de Nederlandse politie speeksel van automobilisten testen, om autorijden onder invloed van drugs aan te tonen. In deel 4 van onze serie over de speekseltest kijken […]