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UK Parliament Debates Cannabis

On Monday the 12th of October 2015, a historic debate on cannabis took place in British Parliament. Check out this report from Cannabis News Network, by Clark French.

Cannabis in Berlin: Illegal…or not?

In Germany the possession of cannabis is illegal. Even small amounts are prosecuted, but charges are usually dropped.

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 […]

Undercover: Street dealers show failure of Dutch drugs policy

The Dutch drugs policy is undoubtedly failing! In the last 5 years, Dutch Justice Minister Ivo Opstelten has come up with several laws in order to stamp out the use of cannabis, and to reduce the nuisance of drug tourism in the southern provinces of the country.

The CannaTest, shows what you don’t want to smoke

In the first episode of the CannaTest, we tested cannabis bought from street dealers in the south of the Netherlands, Belgium and France. This time, we test weed bought on the streets of three big European cities: Berlin (Germany), Vienna (Austria) and Valencia (Spain). And the results are alarming!

15% THC as a maximum?

Should there be a ban on the level of THC within cannabis? Different counties are dealing with this question such as Uruguay, and recently the Dutch government discussed the topic.

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.

Cannabis and the United Nations: Last Chance for Relevance?

Once pushing for a Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, nowadays the United States is the main violator of the 1961 treaty. In April this year, in New York, the UN General Assembly Special Session on Drugs, UNGASS, is going to reevaluate this convention.

Foul play: The criminalization of Dutch coffeeshop owners

Cannabis News Network presents you with a follow-up on the dramatic case of Johan van Laarhoven. This former Dutch coffeeshop entrepreneur and his wife are still being imprisoned in Thailand under horrific conditions.

NYC Cannabis Parade 2016 – Global Marijuana March

On Saturday the 7th of May 2016 New York city celebrated its annual Global Marijuana March, called the NYC Cannabis Parade. Cannabis News Network was there to interview some key speakers, and to sample the atmosphere of the parade with an on-the-spot report.