Items tagged with denmark and decriminalization

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Danish parties want to decriminalise hard drugs [14.01.2020] A new report in Denmark revealed that more young Danes are consuming cocaine. Now several Danish parties want to change the law on the drugs to allow ...
Drug laws on possession: several countries are revisiting them and these are their options [02.08.2019] Many countries are changing the way they approach people who use drugs. The Irish government has just announced possible alternatives to criminalisat ...
Cannabis regulation and local authorities in Europe [31.03.2019] Local and regional authorities across Europe are confronted with the negative consequences of a persisting illicit cannabis market. Increasingly, loc ...
Cannabis in the City [01.03.2019] Lately, there have been clear signs of a shift in governments’ approaches to recreational cannabis. Uruguay in 2013 and Canada in 2018 – as well as a ...
Sweden's zero-tolerance drug policy should be reviewed: narcotics officer [14.06.2018] Sweden's current policy is based on the goal of a "drug-free society" and makes no distinction between "hard" and "soft" drugs. Those found guilty of ...
Five Danish political parties support legalisation of cannabis [11.06.2018] A string of parties on both sides of the political aisle have declared their support for decriminalising the sale of cannabis. Police are wasting the ...
Danish MP calls for decriminalisation of both cannabis and hard drugs [17.05.2018] Henrik Sass Larsen minces no words in his new book ‘Exodus: The Way to the Centre-Left’ in which he offers up his opinion on the Danish government’s ...
Is Sweden's zero-tolerance approach to drugs a failing model? [17.05.2018] Sweden is accustomed to being praised for its forward-thinking approach, but there's one area where many feel it lies behind the curve. The country's ...
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 ...
Denmark funds medicinal cannabis research [30.10.2014] A political agreement between all of the political parties in parliament for funding research into the medicinal effects of cannabis is seen as a sig ...
Denmark to look at decriminalising drugs [27.07.2014] The World Health Organization’s (WHO) call for the decriminalisation of drugs will be taken up by Danish politicians in the autumn. In the WHO report ...
Christiania's resurgent cannabis trade marred by violence and intimidation [06.06.2012] Almost a decade after extensive police raids in 2004 that were intended to clear out the drug dealers in Christiania, police estimate that the trade ...
Legal cannabis rejected by government [14.05.2012] State-run hash and marijuana dispensaries won't be popping up in Copenhagen any time soon after the Justice Ministry this weekend turned down Copenha ...
Opinion | Is it okay if we sell joints? [16.02.2012] The City Council will soon be sending a letter to the justice minister, Morten Bødskov (Socialdemokraterne). It might be formulated a little more for ...
Legalised cannabis? [10.02.2012] A political majority at Copenhagen Town Hall is pushing for cannabis to be decriminalised. In a joint letter, four out of five local politicians have ...
Copenhagen wants controlled cannabis shops [09.01.2012] The Copenhagen City Council is pushing ahead with a proposal to decriminalise cannabis, and has set up a committee to investigate the best way to reg ...
Legal marijuana gets one step closer [21.11.2011] A committee has now been established to determine the best way to legalise the sale of hashish, with special stores owned by the council presenting i ...
City trying to ‘hash out’ pot issue [07.07.2009] A new Social Affairs Committee report on cannabis has recommended that the City Council seriously consider decriminalisation of the substance’s as be ...

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