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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.

‘Cannabis Oil: Miracle Cure?’ debate with Rick Simpson, Wernard Bruining & Suver Nuver

‘Cannabis Oil: Miracle Cure’ was one of the debates at Cannabis Liberation Day (Cannabis Bevrijdingsdag) 2016 in Amsterdam. This is the full video of the debate for future reference. https://www.cannabisnewsnetwork.com/videos/medicinal-cannabis/rick-simpson-cannabis-oil-miracle-cure-debate/ During the debate over the effect of cannabis oil, Rick Simpson, Wernard Bruining and a representative from Medical Social Club Suver Nuver (two Dutch medical […]

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.

The curious case of medicinal cannabis in the Netherlands: The James Burton Story

In a Cannabis News Network special, James Burton speaks out on the turbulent history of medicinal cannabis in the Netherlands. 

The rise of Cannabis Social Clubs, a civil revolt?

While countries and organizations strive for a different approach towards cannabis, consumers are just going ahead by taking matters into their own hands: they start Cannabis Social Clubs (CSC). But what are social clubs and how do they work? Can they exist at a time when Local and national authorities are still not willing to change the ridged drug laws? Cannabis News […]

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 […]

Government Interference – Medicinal Cannabis as a Human Right | Part 1/4

Cannabis News Network launches 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!

Why aren’t we building more with hemp? – Part 1

The United Nations recently discussed the environmental and climate change issues our world is dealing with today. There are a lot of possibilities to save the environment, including the increased use of hemp. A lot of people – including the famous Jack Herer – have even said that hemp can save the world. There are […]

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.

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.