Cannabis in Berlin: Illegal…or not?
In Germany the possession of cannabis is illegal. Even small amounts are prosecuted, but charges are usually dropped.
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 […]
The CannaTest, shows what you don’t want to smoke
In the first episode of the CannaTest, we tested cannabis bought from street dealers in the south of the Netherlands, Belgium and France. This time, we test weed bought on the streets of three big European cities: Berlin (Germany), Vienna (Austria) and Valencia (Spain). And the results are alarming!
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.
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 […]
The CannaTest, first ever streettest of cannabis.
Cannabis News Network presents The CannaTest. On the 9th of March 2015 we published the video ‘Street dealers show failure of Dutch drugs policy’. Today we release the first test of all the cannabis we purchased on the streets in order to get a better idea of its quality.
The curious case of medicinal cannabis in the Netherlands: The James Burton Story
In a Cannabis News Network special, James Burton speaks out on the turbulent history of medicinal cannabis in the Netherlands.
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.
The rise of Cannabis Social Clubs, a civil revolt?
While countries and organizations strive for a different approach towards cannabis, consumers are just going ahead by taking matters into their own hands: they start Cannabis Social Clubs (CSC). But what are social clubs and how do they work? Can they exist at a time when Local and national authorities are still not willing to change the ridged drug laws? Cannabis News […]