Hans Kamperman: An Act of Love | Cannabis News Network

Note: English subtitles available. Hans Kamperman is fighting for the decriminalisation of cannabis. Since the beginning of 2018, he has been camping out in front of the parliament building in The Hague. The sad peak of his campaign was a failed suicide attempt. Many people believe that cannabis is legal in the Netherlands. However, this […]

U Turn on Medical Cannabis in the European Union: Patient voices

The biggest change in cannabis policy is the acknowledgement of the medical benefits of the plant. Main progress in countries happens, when patients tell their story, their battle, their relief! People make the change. The Wild West of Cannabis On the 30th of November an International Conference on Medical Cannabis was held for the first time in the European […]

Aboutaleb kraakt gedoogbeleid | Miniserie | Deel 3

35 Nederlandse gemeenten tekenden in 2014 een overeenkomst, de Joint Regulation, een pleidooi om de teelt van softdrugs te reguleren. Volgens de Rotterdamse burgemeester Aboutaleb is het huidige gedoogbeleid onhoudbaar. Deel 3 in de mini serie ter informatie voor beleidsmakers, burgemeesters en andere betrokkenen. Bekijk de gehele miniserie: Klik hier voor deel 1

Het Nederlandse gedoogbeleid is failliet | Miniserie | Deel 1

Een driedelige miniserie over het failliete Nederlandse gedoogbeleid door Cannabis News Network.

Het Nederlandse gedoogbeleid is failliet | Miniserie | Deel 2

In deel 2: ‘Ja, in Nederland mag je blowen, maar waar die cannabis dan vandaan moet komen, daar hebben conservatieve en christelijke partijen geen antwoord op.’ De Nederlandse politiek heeft het cannabisdossier 40 jaar lang laten doormodderen. D66, GroenLinks, SP en kleine linkse partijen willen doorpakken en reguleren. Regeringspartij PvdA zegt ook voor regulering te zijn, maar ondertussen geeft de […]

Interview Jack Cole from LEAP – NYC Cannabis Parade 2016

Cannabis News Network filmed during the 2016 edition of the NYC Cannabis Parade, which took place on the 7th of May in New York, United States. One of the interviews that touched us the most is this one, with LEAP co-founder Jack Cole. “We need to make this drug legal, so we can stop sacrificing millions of our children on […]

A tribute to Howard ‘Mr Nice’ Marks (1945-2016)

The world has gotten a little less nicer today… Howard Marks (1945-2016), a.k.a. Mr Nice, has passed away at the age of 70.

Poison Sprayed Dagga Fields & The Cannatest | Cannabis in South Africa

In our report Cannabis Goes On Trial, we showed you the state of affairs concerning the South African policy towards Dagga, as cannabis is referred to locally. Due to extensive documentation and the vast amount of experts the trial is postponed until further notice….. But the necessity of the trial remains. In this video, we take […]

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.

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 […]