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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 […]

Coffeeshop owners speak out

Platform Coffeeshop owners in the Netherlands (PCN) organized a conference in order to unite the coffeeshop community, that reached their boiling point. Dutch coffeeshop owners cannot take the harsh laws any longer.

One year of Cannabis News Network videos – an overview

This month we are celebrating one year of Cannabis News Network! A great moment to look back at the stories we covered, the progress that has been made, the policymakers who did or absolutely did not contribute to that progress, and a great moment to shine a light on everybody who supports the normalization of […]

Reefer Madness on the Road | Cannabis and Driving | Cannabis News Network

In times of the holidays, the police are checking drivers for alcohol and now more than ever also for drugs! Cannabis consumers, recreational and medical are not really aware of the consequences. Millions of people around the globe are facing serious consequences, losing their driver’s license, their jobs, facing high penalties and even imprisonment when using cannabis […]

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 […]

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.

Cannabis on Trial in South Africa, Fake Protesters and Arguments Against the Truth

A report about the “Trial of the plant” in South Africa, doctors for life, fabricated protesters and excellent testimony of key witness professor David Nutt. After seven years of preparing, the Trial of the Plant is on its way. Jules Stobbs and Myrtle Clarke are the driving force behind the Constitutional hearing to beat the […]

Ethics in Cannabis with Dr. Jonathan Newman

t the International Cannabis Policy Conference organized by FAAAT, we got to interview Dr. Jonathan Newman. Dr. Jonathan Newman is a social anthropologist at the University of Sussex, where he researches the cannabis industry in Europe. You may have heard about the Paris Agreement before, as Trump famously said he would withdraw the United States […]

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.

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.