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.

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!

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 goes on trial in South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA – In South Africa your life can swiftly descent into hell when you smoke cannabis. This is what happened to Myrtle Clarke and Jules Stobbs. They lived their ordinary lives as television producers, where smokers and got caught. In South Africa there are around 3 million people using cannabis. It is the first country in the world […]

UK Parliament Debates Cannabis

On Monday the 12th of October 2015, a historic debate on cannabis took place in British Parliament. Check out this report from Cannabis News Network, by Clark French.

Big cannabis fields in Vienna?

Cannabis News Network visited a plantation in Vienna, where it is legal to grow and sell cannabis seedlings. In some countries, such as Uruguay or the United States (in Washington and Colorado) the growing and use of cannabis is regulated. But if you visit Austria, you will come across huge plantations filled with cannabis seedlings, without […]

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.

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 Green Revolution will be televised! – Cannabis News Network

All over the world the awareness towards cannabis is rising. In the USA already 8 states have regulated the use of cannabis. Uruguay, Canada and Jamaica did as well. Many other countries and international organizations are currently debating on how to deal with these changes of opinion. Cannabis News Network Cannabis News Network is showing […]

Landmark ruling for cannabis grower Doede de Jong

Dutch judges do not punish famous ideological cannabis grower. On Thursday the 29th of October, famous Dutch cannabis grower Doede de Jong was found guilty of cultivating cannabis, but without receiving a punishment! A truly historic moment for the Dutch and international cannabis communities, of which Cannabis News Network made a report.