In order to be able to develop and regulate a drug, it is necessary to meet safety and efficiency requirements, in addition to passing certain clinical trials. After this, the drug is approved, commercialized and recognized as medical. For cannabis and other medicinal substances to be included in the current pharmacopoeia, new regulatory models are required.
After decades of relative tolerance towards Cannabis in Spain, the Constitutional Court decides that cannabis clubs are criminal. Years of government criminalizing strategy pay off. The national parliamentary debate can no longer be postponed.
Law Enforcement Against Prohibition is fast becoming a worldwide organisation. The launch of LEAP Scandinavia in November 2017 brings the Nordic countries into what could be one of the most significant armies fighting the drug war – and they're on our side.
Since medicinal cannabis was legalised in Germany, there has been constant confrontation between cannabis patients and the police and authorities. Patients need to take medicinal cannabis when they’re on the move or away from home. But where is consumption allowed?
This is the second part of the article on cannabis and driving in Spain. We analyse the reasons justifying the repressive drug testing strategy and advise you on how to protect yourself, with practical tips for if you get pulled over.
Oslo has gone from overdose capital of the world to ground zero for new Scandinavian drug policy: in November 2017 it hosted the first Nordic Reform Conference, challenging the outdated ideas that have caused problems all over the world. Sensi Seeds reports on this ground-breaking event.
Spain is lagging behind in the regulation of medical cannabis. Patients denounce they are being abandoned by a passive government that denies them legal access to the treatment they need, despite scientific evidence. The OECM calls for urgent legalization of medical cannabis because patients cannot keep waiting. Keep reading.
Six months after legislation was passed for its medicinal use, there is a massive shortage of cannabis in Germany’s pharmacies. The five Tweed strains sold out weeks ago, and the earliest delivery date is a week away.
In the first video of its series about Colombia, Cannabis News Network shows in details what the situation currently looks like in terms of cannabis legalization. Stay tuned for more episodes of this exciting series and learn more about the Colombian government’s incoming system of legal cannabis.
For decades, punitive and prohibitive drug policies have been implemented. Today we know that they do not work and cause serious harm. The War on Drugs has failed. Now, there are countries that want to reform such policies, regulate recreational cannabis and comply with international law. Do you want to know how they can do it? Keep reading.
66% are in favour of legalisation: Is the CBD boom the first step towards legalisation in Switzerland?
When will cannabis regulation happen in Spain? Contrary to those who say that it will occur in 2017, we analyze why we are more likely to have to wait until 2020 or 2021. The change will come, but it is still far away.
As The Trial of the Plant draws to a close, CNN has an update on fake protestors, expert witnesses and the Dagga Couple themselves. Watch this compelling video to learn more.
The case of Philando Castile that recently hit the headlines is only the latest in a long list of US civilians who were shot dead because of cannabis by US police officers within the context of a house search or routine check.
Following the media-friendly operations against Albania's cannabis farmers, the country developed into the continent’s largest cannabis producer. Read more about it here.
In Spain, a group of drugs experts have established the GEPCA, a body which seeks to set up a comprehensive regulation for cannabis. This model already has the support of much of Spain’s cannabis movement and is set to make history. Find out more about this proposal.
The autonomous region of Catalonia, Spain, has legalised cannabis. After a Parliament vote of 118 to 9, the system introduced by the country’s famous Cannabis Clubs will finally benefit from a proper, legal framework.
In April 2017, the Mexican Congress voted, by a large majority, in favor of a bill that legalizes the medical and scientific use, production and distribution of cannabis. The new law acknowledges the therapeutic properties of THC. Mexico has given a very important step on the path to tolerance in the interests of Mexicans’ health.
Even if Canada legalises cannabis on 1 July 2018, as announced recently, a number of questions still need to be answered. How high will the taxes be, what will neighbouring countries say, how high will the minimum age be, and who will be doing the selling? The answers can be found here.