Items tagged with regulation

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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 ...
Seattle's legal marijuana euphoria over as industry undergoes growing pains [15.01.2015] The legal marijuana market in the state of Washington opened last summer to a dearth of weed. Some stores periodically closed because they didn’t hav ...
Synthetic cannabis deaths show case for controlled sale of marijuana, expert says [15.01.2015] The deaths of two men in central Queensland after they smoked synthetic cannabis highlight the need to regulate marijuana and allow its controlled sa ...
The war on drugs is burning out [07.01.2015] The conservative wave of 2014 featured an unlikely, progressive undercurrent: In two states, plus the nation's capital, Americans voted convincingly ...
Geneva committee backs legalizing marijuana [07.01.2015] Authorities are considering a radical liberalization of drug laws in the Swiss canton in a bid to undermine the black market in cannabis. "We are agr ...
Canadian lawyers scent profit as medical marijuana industry prepares to go legit [06.01.2015] Since 2001, Canada has allowed patients to grow their own marijuana or designate a grower to do so on their behalf, but a policy change established t ...
Uruguay’s year in weed: 3 big successes, 3 burning questions [05.01.2015] It’s been just over a year since Uruguay’s President Jose Mujica signed a law creating the world’s first nationalized market for the cultivation, sal ...
Medical marijuana a challenge for legal pot states [02.01.2015] A year into the experiments with legal, taxed marijuana sales, Washington and Colorado find themselves wrestling not with the federal interference ma ...
One year after law's approval, Uruguay waits for commercial cannabis sales [02.01.2015] A year after Uruguay's historic marijuana law was signed, officials have green-lighted homegrown cannabis, cannabis clubs, and hemp cultivation, but ...
Is Obama finally ready to dial back the war on drugs? [31.12.2014] As Obama embarks on the third year of his second term, here are some of the ways in which Obama has begun to deliver on his promises of a more ration ...
Genf macht vorwärts mit Cannabis-Pilotprojekt [29.12.2014] In mehreren Schweizer Kantonen sind Diskussionen im Gang, ob und wie der Konsum von Cannabis legalisiert werden könnte. Eine Vorreiterrolle spielt Ge ...
Genève doit s’adresser à Berne avant de pouvoir réglementer le cannabis [28.12.2014] A l’avenir, les Genevois pourront-ils fumer du cannabis dans des clubs? Quoi qu’il en soit, la feuille de route en vue d’une légalisation du cannabis ...
Cannabis policy reform in Europe [27.12.2014] While in the Americas cannabis policy reform is taking off, Europe seems to be lagging behind. That is to say, in European nations at the level of na ...
Reform der Cannabispolitik in Europa [27.12.2014] Während die Reform der Cannabispolitik in Amerika Fahrt aufnimmt, scheint Europa hinterherzuhinken. Genauer gesagt, die europäischen Staaten auf nati ...
After pot legalization, focusing on a new kind of black market [25.12.2014] The black market for marijuana in Colorado isn't what it used to be. Nine or 10 years ago, the narrative of illicit cannabis in the state focused on ...
Law Committee suggests drug control needs radical rethink [22.12.2014] The Criminal Law Committee of the NSW Bar Association decided to look at the available research on illicit drugs and the current government drug stra ...
Cannabis : pour la légalisation [18.12.2014] Malgré son arsenal législatif, la France est le pays européen où l’usage du cannabis est le plus répandu. Une légalisation contrôlée pourrait permett ...
Pourquoi Terra Nova veut légaliser le cannabis [18.12.2014] Le groupe de réflexion Terra Nova, proche du PS, a publié un rapport, révélé par Le Monde, intitulé «Cannabis : réguler le marché pour sortir de l’im ...
Nebraska and Oklahoma sue Colorado over marijuana law [17.12.2014] Nebraska and Oklahoma filed the first major court challenge to marijuana legalization, saying that Colorado’s growing array of state-regulated recrea ...
Making a mountain out of a molehill: myths on youth and crime in Saint Lucia [15.12.2014] Caribbean states face challenges of youth involvement in crime, violence, gangs and other anti-social activities. It is not uncommonly heard the “dru ...
Stadt Köln prüft Cannabis-Vorstoß der Bezirksvertretung Innenstadt [12.12.2014] Geht es nach der Bezirksvertretung Innenstadt, gibt es in Köln in Zukunft an einigen lizensierten Abgabestellen Cannabis legal und kontrolliert zu ka ...
U.S. won't stop Native Americans from growing, selling pot on their lands [11.12.2014] Opening the door for what could be a lucrative and controversial new industry on some Native American reservations, the Justice Department will tell ...
«Das Cannabis-Verbot bringt nichts» [01.12.2014] In Deutschland hat der Schildowerkreis, eine Vereinigung von mehr als 100 Strafrechtsprofessorinnen und Strafrechtsprofessoren, vor zwei Wochen das V ...
Uruguay: Marijuana law gets boost in presidential vote [01.12.2014] Uruguay's politicians who led the charge to legalize marijuana and same-sex marriage appeared to win another ringing endorsement from voters in the S ...
Legal pot in the U.S. may be undercutting Mexican marijuana [30.11.2014] Made-in-America marijuana is on a roll. More than half the states have now voted to permit pot for recreational or medical use, most recently Oregon ...
Selling cannabis regulation [29.11.2014] In 2012, voters in the US states of Washington, Colorado and Oregon were given the opportunity to vote in ballot initiatives for the creation of lega ...
Standortfaktor Dope [28.11.2014] Um die Drogengeschäfte auf der Straße einzudämmen, setzt sich der Stadtteilbeirat, ein beratendes Gremium aus Anwohnern, fürs legale Kiffen ein. In e ...
Uruguay pushes back start of marijuana sale in pharmacies [25.11.2014] Uruguay could start selling marijuana in pharmacies in March 2015, the head of the National Drugs Board said, although the government had initially b ...
Marijuana industry sets its sights on the mainstream [24.11.2014] Marijuana is growing up. As Colorado and Washington’s recreational marijuana industries blossom and new markets in Oregon and Alaska begin to take sh ...
Pro-marijuana groups eye Northeastern states, including Maine [22.11.2014] Marijuana advocates want to take their legalization drive — so far the province of Western states — to the Northeast, and they say the first state to ...
Cannabis legalisation returns to Swiss agenda [21.11.2014] Switzerland has always played a pioneering role in drug policy. In 1986, it was the first to open shelters for addicts and in 1994 it medically presc ...
Will Guatemala really explore marijuana legalization in 2015? [20.11.2014] Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina in a recent interview mooted the idea of his country legalizing marijuana next year. Can we really expect bold ...
Du Río de la Plata au Lac Léman [19.11.2014] La politique vis-à-vis du cannabis est en rapide évolution. Ainsi, les citoyens de l'Alaska et de l'Oregon, comme ceux de Washington DC, la capitale ...
All the progress made on marijuana legalization could vanish with a new president [18.11.2014] The movement to end marijuana prohibition has made significant progress recently, but it could all be undone when the next president takes office in ...
Pot luck [18.11.2014] Smoking, growing, buying, selling or merely possessing cannabis is a criminal offence, according to America's federal government. Ask the states, how ...

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