Undercover: Street dealers show failure of Dutch drugs policy
The Dutch drugs policy is undoubtedly failing! In the last 5 years, Dutch Justice Minister Ivo Opstelten has come up with several laws in order to stamp out the use of cannabis, and to reduce the nuisance of drug tourism in the southern provinces of the country.
Cannabis in Berlin: Illegal…or not?
In Germany the possession of cannabis is illegal. Even small amounts are prosecuted, but charges are usually dropped.
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!
Barcelona’s Crackdown on Cannabis Social Clubs Backfires
Cannabis News Network reports on the sudden launch of a crackdown on Barcelona Cannabis Social Clubs, initiated by the mayor of the Catalan capital Xavier Trias.
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.
South African “Robin Hood of cannabis oil” gets raided
“Tonight, I sit and write this story, in the hope that someone will listen to us. I write this in tears and frustration, I write this as a fugitive from the law. The reason for this? I make and distribute Cannabis oil on a charity basis to everyone that needs it.” On Friday, October 2nd, the […]
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 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 […]