Earlier this week, lawyers of the former coffee shop owner Johan van Laarhoven from Tilburg showed a delegation of Thai lawyers how the Dutch tolerance policy on soft drugs works.
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Johan van Laarhoven is sentenced to 103 years in Thai prison, with a minimum of 20 years. His wife, Mingkwan Kaen-in, was sentenced to 68 years years for complicity, with a minimum of 12 years.
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.
oday the Dutch government voted in favor of starting trials with a regulated supply chain for the coffeeshops. It is an unprecedented move, as never before has the supply chain been regulated. Until these trials, all coffeeshops were dealing with the black market for their supplies. Regulated coffeeshop supply chain trials With these trials, 10 (to […]
As a navigator Bart Hissink crashed, in 2009, with a hundred and sixty kilometers an hour against a tree. He was in a coma for two weeks! After a long road to recovery and lots of medication, mainly painkillers, Bart felt his life could be improved in trying something else. Cannabis! He believes people should have the constitutional […]
At the court in The Hague this week, the testimony of witnesses in the case of the Tilburg’s coffeeshop pioneer Johan van Laarhoven begun. According to Steven Kompier of Cannabis News Network, who attended the hearings, the most important aspect has been left out in the mainstream media. Johan van Laarhoven, one of the first […]
The Dutch government, famous for its tolerant stands towards cannabis since the early ‘70s, have shifted towards a war on cannabis. This war is being waged on multiple fronts. One of these battles is against Johan van Laarhoven, a retired coffeeshop entrepreneur living in Thailand. The Dutch government accuses him of laundering money earned by […]
Cannabis News Network reports on the double standards set by the Dutch government in regards to drug policy. The Dutch State is currently being sued by Johan van Laarhoven’s lawyers, to have him released from a cruel and inhumane prison in Thailand.
The Dutch association “Platform Coffeeshop owners in the Netherlands” (PCN) held a conference in order to unite the coffeeshop community, and to make a strong stand against the current cannabis policy of the Dutch government. LEARN MORE ABOUT THE DUTCH HYPOCRITE CANNABIS POLICY IN THIS VIDEO Over the last years the once so tolerant and […]