Items tagged with regulation

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Warum kontrolliertes Kiffen besser ist [28.05.2015] Zahlreiche Ökonomen (wie etwa die Nobelpreisträger Milton Friedman, George Akerlof und Vernon Smith) wie auch über 120 deutsche Strafrechtsprofessore ...
Amsterdam Mayor: experiment to regulate cannabis cultivation currently legally impossible [28.05.2015] End 2014 Van der Laan told the council to examine possibilities for regulated cannabis cultivation. The municipality would appoint companies to legal ...
Morocco’s major opposition party calls for legalization of cannabis [24.05.2015] Hamid Chabat, Secretary General of the Istiqlal Party, one of Morocco’s major opposition political parties, has once again called for the legalizatio ...
Experte warnt vor Cannabis-Freigabe in der Schanze [20.05.2015] Um dem zunehmenden Cannabis-Handel im Flora- und Schanzenpark Herr zu werden, fordern Anwohner des Schanzeviertels nun die Freigabe der Droge für ihr ...
Germany's bad idea to legalize pot [19.05.2015] Green Party member Dieter Janecek and Christian Democrat Joachim Pfeiffer filed a policy proposal for legalization. The idea of legalizing cannabis i ...
MPs block cities from harvesting marijuana [19.05.2015] A narrow majority in the Tweede Kamer, lower house of parliament in the Netherlands, supported a motion to not allow municipalities to experiment wit ...
First ‘ecstasy’ shop opens in Amsterdam [19.05.2015] A Dutch political movement is calling for the legalization of the psychoactive drug ecstasy – and has opened a shop to promote its cause. The youth w ...
German Green, CDU politicians launch cannabis legalization initiative [13.05.2015] In a proposal for parliament obtained by German public broadcaster ARD, Christian Democrat Joachim Pfeiffer and Green party member Dieter Janecek put ...
Zehn Gründe, warum Berlin von einer Cannabis-Legalisierung profitiert [12.05.2015] Erstmals hat sogar ein Sprecher der CDU die Legalisierung von Cannabis ins Spiel gebracht. Ist das das erste Anzeichen eines Tauwetters für die Freig ...
Berlin's increasingly unhappy relationship with marijuana [11.05.2015] Kreuzberg and Berlin in general are going through an extremely messy fight over how best to control the weed trade. It’s a fight where police raids a ...
Kiffen unter städtischer Aufsicht [11.05.2015] Die Grünen wollen nach Angaben von Stadträtin Lydia Dietrich einen Antrag stellen, dass die Stadt München zumindest versuchsweise den legalen Konsum ...
Coffee-Shops in Kreuzberg? Das wird dauern [09.05.2015] Der legale Cannabis-Verkauf in Kreuzberg kommt nicht voran. Schon für den Antrag fehlt das Geld. Unklar bleibt auch, ob Touristen in Coffee-Shops ein ...
Obama asked to weigh in on legal marijuana [04.05.2015] The US Supreme Court has asked President Barack Obama's administration to take a stance on legal marijuana as it considers a lawsuit seeking to ban C ...
BSJ developing plan to ensure Jamaica's ganja is protected [02.05.2015] The Bureau of Standards Jamaica (BSJ), which was mandated to design a regulatory plan for the decriminalised ganja industry, has developed a 17-step ...
Legislature considering plans to regulate medicinal pot shops, growers [02.05.2015] California lawmakers are wading into the politically sticky issue of regulating medical marijuana, laying groundwork for state control of the sale an ...
New England states racing to legalize recreational pot [02.05.2015] Propelled by successful campaigns in Western states to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, some advocates and legislators say a marijuana leg ...
Germans mark a milestone in the fight to legalize marijuana [30.04.2015] Those who support the legalization of marijuana in Germany recently marked a milestone with the creation of the first comprehensive draft law, which ...
Improving global drug policy: Comparative perspectives and UNGASS 2016 [28.04.2015] As the world prepares for the 2016 Special Session of the United Nations General Assembly on the World Drug Problem (UNGASS 2016), an increasing numb ...
Ecuadorian activists want nothing less than universal marijuana [23.04.2015] Ecuador may be on the verge of a landmark shift in drug policy, as legislators debate the newly proposed Organic Law on Comprehensive Drug Prevention ...
Swedish politician calls for legal cannabis shops [14.04.2015] Hanna Wagenius, chair of Sweden's Centre Party's youth wing, thinks that Sweden should take its lead from several places around the world which have ...
Cannabis-Klubs in Schweizer Städten in weiter Ferne [11.04.2015] In den Schweizer Städten wird Cannabis ungehemmt konsumiert. Die Städte möchten deshalb Pilotversuche für einen kontrollierten Konsum in Klubs. Doch ...
Im Görlitzer Park wird weiter gedealt [08.04.2015] Seit dem 31. März gilt im Görlitzer Park die Null- Toleranz-Regelung. Wer mit kleinsten Mengen Marihuana oder Haschisch erwischt wird, muss mit einer ...
Tobacco Trade Association calls for legalizing hash [06.04.2015] The Cairo and Giza Tobacco Merchants Association submitted a proposal to the Cabinet to legalize the use and trade of hash, arguing the measure could ...
Critical updates needed in state marijuana laws [25.03.2015] Washington's experiment with legal recreational marijuana is "teetering on the brink" of a market failure. That is the candid assessment of Hayden Wo ...
The cannabis question [23.03.2015] Given the dynamics of politics in Lebanon, Jumblatt’s call in and of itself is unlikely to provide the gravitas for an effective change in the legisl ...
Can Washington’s gift economy in marijuana work? [20.03.2015] In Washington DC it’s now legal to possess marijuana, to grow it, to smoke it and to give it away. But you’re not allowed to trade in it. You can giv ...
Das sind die Cannabis-Pläne der Grünen [19.03.2015] Der Entwurf der Grünen für ein Cannabiskontrollgesetz wird in erster Lesung im Bundestag behandelt. Er sieht vor, dass Erwachsene künftig 30 Gramm Ca ...
SPD will Coffee-Shops für mehrere Berliner Bezirke [16.03.2015] SPD und Grüne wollen eine Freigabe von Cannabis. Geht es nach den Sozialdemokraten, soll es dafür nicht nur in Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg Modellversuch ...
Kreuzberg stellt Antrag für legalen Coffeeshop [15.03.2015] Der Plan des Berliner Bezirks Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg für eine legale Verkaufsstelle von Cannabis nimmt konkrete Gestalt an. "Ich erwarte, dass der ...
Legalisierung von Cannabis statt drogenfreier Zone [12.03.2015] Der Görlitzer Park in Kreuzberg soll ab April eine Null-Toleranz-Zone für Drogen werden. Die Grünen halten das für unrealistisch und haben stattdesse ...
NRW-Ministerin fordert Cannabis-Freigabe [06.03.2015] NRW-Gesundheitsministerin Barbara Steffens (Grüne) spricht sich für eine kontrollierte Freigabe der weichen Droge Cannabis aus. Mit einer streng regu ...
Cannabis lovers greet Green legalization plan [04.03.2015] German pro-legalization campaigners welcomed a draft law presented by the Green party that would allow adults to consume cannabis under strict condit ...
Die grüne Welle [02.03.2015] In der deutschen Drogenpolitik ist ein radikaler Wandel zu beobachten. Angefacht von Gewaltexzessen und befeuert durch die Zunahme des Drogenhandels ...
Two headlines perfectly sum up everything wrong with American drug policy [02.03.2015] Two stories published last week perfectly sum up the state of American drug policy. On Friday, Colorado released its first annual report on the state ...
D66 devises plan to regulate Dutch marijuana production [26.02.2015] Liberal democratic party D66 is introducing draft legislation to regulate the production and sale of marijuana in the Netherlands. D66 has called for ...
Reguleer wiet, en niet alleen de achterdeur [25.02.2015] De advocaten Spong, Smeets en Vis houden een pleidooi voor het reguleren van de achterdeur van de coffeeshops in een opiniestuk in het NRC. Zij zette ...
Alaska becomes third US state to legalise recreational marijuana use [24.02.2015] Alaska has made smoking, growing and owning small amounts of marijuana legal, becoming the third US state to decriminalise recreational use. The Repu ...
February 23: A big day for Uruguay’s marijuana experiment [23.02.2015] Uruguay’s experiment with legal domestic cannabis cultivation is about to enter a new phase, marking a key opportunity for the country to demonstrate ...
Could 'The Brighton Model' help the seaside city make millions with weed? [23.02.2015] In 2012, Green Party councillor Ben Duncan suggested that cannabis cafes should be licensed in the city in a bid to boost tourism. In 2014, the Green ...
The Legal Landscape for Cannabis Social Clubs in Spain [14.02.2015] This briefing is a preliminary sketch of the legal landscape for cannabis social clubs in Spain. Its author is presently conducting legal analysis an ...
Legislation passed to formally regulate Catalonia's cannabis clubs for first time [03.02.2015] The Catalonian government in Spain has passed a new set of guidelines to formally regulate cannabis social clubs (CSCs) for the first time in the aut ...
Le Sénat examine l’usage « contrôlé » du cannabis [02.02.2015] Le Sénat doit examiner la proposition de loi de la sénatrice écologiste Esther Benbassa visant à permettre un usage «contrôlé» du cannabis. Elle prév ...
Obama budget would clear path for legal sales of recreational marijuana in D.C. [02.02.2015] President Obama’s budget would do a lot of things, but one of the most controversial may to be allowing legal sales of marijuana in the nation’s capi ...
Drugs in the UK: Why we need to talk about regulation and decriminalisation [30.01.2015] Fighting the war on drugs in the UK costs an estimated £13 billion annually. It has cost lives recently, too; four people died after taking ecstasy p ...
High hopes: Legalized pot is on the way [29.01.2015] Moving from illicit to licit requires regulations that allow enough of a legal market to dry out the black one – ideally, while bringing in much-need ...
Vermont lawmakers consider legalizing marijuana [28.01.2015] Vermont lawmakers are considering whether to become the first state Legislature to legalize marijuana. Four states and the District of Columbia have ...
Grüne wollen Cannabis teilweise freigeben [23.01.2015] Die Befürworter einer kontrollierten Cannabis-Freigabe in Hamburg melden sich immer lauter zu Wort. Nun haben die Grünen einen Antrag in die Bürgersc ...
CDU blockiert Cannabis-Versuch [22.01.2015] Die CDU-Fraktion im Frankfurt lehnt ein Modellprojekt zur Entkriminalisierung von Cannabis ab und kritisiert den Alleingang der Gesundheitsdezernenti ...
The legalization of marijuana: a good example of flexible policymaking [21.01.2015] Marijuana policy may not seem like the natural setting to model policies that pursue inclusive growth, but the innovative policy-making processes ini ...
A dozen ways to legalize the marijuana supply chain, in Vermont or any state [16.01.2015] After months of research, the RAND corporation released a report for the state of Vermont exploring marijuana legalization and regulation there. The ...

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