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 […]

Homegrown Amendment Adopted in Dutch Cultivation Bill | Cannabis News Network

In a landmark decision, the lower House of the Dutch Parliament voted earlier this year on the 21st of February 2017, in favor of adding cannabis cultivation to it’s famous tolerance policy. A move that would decriminalize the supply aspect of the coffeeshops. But what the media and most people don’t seem to have picked up, is an amendment by […]

What’s Next After New Dutch Cannabis Cultivation Bill? | Cannabis News Network

In a landmark decision, the lower House of the Dutch parliament voted earlier this week in favor of adding cannabis cultivation to it’s famous tolerance policy. A move that would decriminalize the supply aspect of the coffeeshops. The bill would exempt professional growers working within certain conditions from punishment, creating a closed system from the […]

Reefer Madness in Dutch Parliament | Cannabis News Network

For 40 years, the government has been turning a blind eye to the supply of cannabis to the famous Dutch coffee shops – until this week! A majority of MPs in The Netherlands now seem likely to back a draft legislation from the Liberal democratic party. The new law would regulate the cultivation of cannabis to supply […]

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 […]

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.