Items tagged with israel and decriminalization

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Marijuana decriminalization leaps first legislative hurdle [08.03.2018] Lawmakers advanced a proposal to decriminalize personal recreational marijuana use, imposing fines rather than criminal penalties for first and secon...
Israel eases sanctions on home marijuana growers [04.12.2017] When it comes to throwing the book at marijuana growers, police are distinguishing between those growing pot for their own use and those growing it f...
Marijuana decriminalization law inches toward approval [13.09.2017] Nine months after Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan initiated legislation to decriminalize, but not legalize, recreational cannabis use, his propo...
Israel officially decriminalizes marijuana [05.03.2017] The cabinet approved the decriminalized use of marijuana in Israel. According to the proposal formulated by the Public Security and Justice ministrie...
Thousands call for full weed legalization at Tel Aviv rally [05.02.2017] Thousands of Israelis, including two lawmakers, demonstrated for the full legalization of cannabis, urging the government to go beyond the recently a...
Israel moves to decriminalize marijuana use [26.01.2017] Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan announces support for new policy for enforcing marijuana use, which favors fines and educational initiatives, wi...
Ship sails 450 kg of cannabis to Tel Aviv to fight drug ban [20.12.2016] A ship carrying 450 kilograms of cannabis set sail for Tel Aviv on Tuesday. Activists aboard claimed they were protesting the government’s refusal to...
Top anti-drug body recommends pot decriminalization [13.12.2016] Minister of Public Security Gilad Erdan is expected to deliver a formal dressing down to the heads of Israel ’s leading anti-drug organization after ...
Israel mulls decriminalizing cannabis [31.05.2016] The Justice Ministry is exploring the possibility of Israel decriminalizing the use of soft drugs such as cannabis, Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked sa...
Likud MK's bill urges cannabis decriminalization [24.01.2016] MK Sharren Haskel says more than a million Israelis occasionally use cannabis and that decriminalization for personal use over the age of 21 will fre...
Lawmakers have high hopes for cannabis decriminalization [03.06.2015] Newly proposed legislation could see Israel decriminalize cannabis for recreational use. Under the move spearheaded by freshman MK Yinon Magal (Jewis...
Time has come to re-examine cannabis prohibition, Israel's police chief says [12.05.2015] The cause of marijuana legalization received a boost from an unlikely source, when Israel Police Insp.-Gen. Yohanan Danino said it is time for the go...
What do Israelis want? Pot! When do they want it? Now! [22.12.2013] An estimated 1,000 Israelis attended a rally in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square on Saturday night to support the legalization of marijuana. As the crowd chan...

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