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Landmark ruling for cannabis grower Doede de Jong

Dutch judges do not punish famous ideological cannabis grower. On Thursday the 29th of October, famous Dutch cannabis grower Doede de Jong was found guilty of cultivating cannabis, but without receiving a punishment! A truly historic moment for the Dutch and international cannabis communities, of which Cannabis News Network made a report.

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.

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.

Make Cannabis Great Again | ICBC Berlin | Cannabis News Network

“The hippies out to make it rich. Must be the season of the witch” – Donovan For the first time ever in Europe, the International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC Berlin) was held in Berlin, Germany, this week. Politicians, legal advisers, scientists, businessmen and women all coming together in a professionalization and mainstreaming of the cannabis industry. But […]

Criminalization of Cannabis: The Human Toll

As long cannabis is still illegal to get access to, many people are hurt because of that illegality. The international premiere of the documentary; “Grassroots: The Cannabis Revolution” was held in Dublin, Ireland. For three years film-maker Dale Beaumont-Brown followed his cousin Clark French, a young guy suffering from multiples scleroses.  The documentary was first […]

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 […]

Clark French meets Norman Baker: “The truth is out there” | Cannabis News Network

Were it not for Norman Baker, the truth on the UK’s failing drug policy would never have been published. Conservatives tried to sweep it under the carpet, but thanks to Norman, the truth is out there. For over 43 years, there had been no independent review of drug policy in Great Britain. Until 2014, when […]

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.

Cannabis Movement in Spain will not be gagged!

Spain is one of the most leading countries in Europa in terms of cannabis decriminalization. The country is also the inventor of and leader in the so-called Cannabis Social Clubs. But lately, the Spanish government seems to be determined to bring an end to this revolutionary process. Check out this Cannabis News Network video from […]

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.