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 […]

An end to the UN as we know it‏?

The United Nations’ drug conventions were recently discussed in Vienna by the Commission on Drugs and Crime. The results of this convention make it clear that, with regards to international laws regarding cannabis, the United Nations commission on drugs and crime is way behind despite a world-wide shift forwards. https://www.cannabisnewsnetwork.com/incb-un-ungass-vienna/ Even before the meeting, the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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!

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 […]

Cannabis in India: Inside India’s Holy Men – Cannabis News Network

“I think people need to be educated to the fact that cannabis is not a drug. Cannabis is an herb and a flower. God put it here. If He put it here and He wants it to grow, what gives the government the right to say that God is wrong?” (Willie Nelson / Musician, Writer, […]

The James Burton story [Trailer]

  Coming up in Cannabis News Network: the impressive story of the first medicinal cannabis grower in the Netherlands, James Burton. More than 10 years ago he was the first grower who officially worked together with the Dutch authorities in order to set up a medicinal cannabis program.

Updates on regulating medicinal cannabis and more

In this episode, you will find updates on regulating medicinal cannabis and much more.