Items tagged with germany

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Comparing models of drug decriminalisation [31.12.2019] Decriminalisation refers to the repeal of laws and policies that define drug use and/or the possession of drugs for personal use as a criminal offenc ...
Berlin park's 'drug dealing zones' spark outrage [09.05.2019] The manager of Berlin’s notorious Görlitzer Park has come under fire after creating zones for drug dealers to conduct their business. Amid harsh poli ...
Düsseldorf: Gesundheitsdezernent hält an Cannabis-Pilotprojekt fest [09.05.2019] Politisch ist es umstritten, doch die Ampel-Kooperation im Düsseldorfer Rat und Gesundheitsdezernent Andreas Meyer-Falcke halten eine lizensierte Abg ...
Neighbours smell trouble from legal cannabis in Luxembourg [03.05.2019] Luxembourg is likely to run into trouble with its neighbours if it sticks by its plan to legalise cannabis - a policy that remains unthinkable partic ...
Germany to launch cannabis farming as Canada's Aurora, Aphria win tenders [18.04.2019] Germany has awarded contracts to supply domestically-grown cannabis to two Canadian companies, as it seeks to develop its own medicinal marijuana ind ...
These are the countries most likely to legalize weed next [17.04.2019] In October 2018, Canada became the second country after Uruguay—and the first G7 nation—to legalize the recreational use of cannabis. Led by Prime Mi ...
Germany: Drivers on cannabis will no longer automatically lose license [12.04.2019] First time offenders of driving under the influence of cannabis will no longer have their driver's license revoked, a federal court in Leipzig ruled. ...
Will Germany become the world's largest market for medicinal cannabis? [30.03.2019] The use of medicinal cannabis has been allowed in Germany for two years now. But because domestic cultivation hasn't gotten off the ground yet, the p ...
Germany delays roll-out of medical marijuana [27.12.2018] The production and distribution of medical marijuana in Germany will be delayed once again. The Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices has s ...
Harm reduction is the right way to treat drug abuse [24.11.2018] Portugal’s policies are based on “harm reduction” approaches pioneered in countries such as Switzerland in the 1980s. The idea is to emphasise treatm ...
How 'fixing rooms' are saving the lives of drug addicts [21.11.2018] All over Europe, every day, many thousands of people will inject heroin in drug consumption rooms. But none of these will be in the UK, where drug ad ...
Studie zu legalem Cannabis: Fiskus könnte 2,4 Milliarden Euro einnehmen [16.11.2018] 2,39 Milliarden Euro - jährlich. So viel könnte der Fiskus durch die Legalisierung von Cannabis pro Jahr einnehmen und einsparen, unterm Strich. Zu d ...
Cannabis producers could be chasing global market worth $194 billion in seven years: BMO report [01.11.2018] The potential of the global cannabis industry is so vast that it could eventually make the sky-high valuations of some Canadian licensed producers lo ...
Why some U.S. allies didn’t sign up for Trump’s pledge to fight drugs [24.09.2018] President Trump began his week at the UN General Assembly with an event seeking to prompt action against the global drug trade. “The call is simple,” ...
Kiffen für den Fiskus [24.09.2018] Wie sehr Deutschland finanziell davon profitieren könnte, Cannabis zu legalisieren, ermittelt derzeit Justus Haucap, Ökonom an der Universität Düssel ...
Legalisierung von Marihuana [18.09.2018] Die Forderung nach einer Legalisierung von Cannabis war lange ein Thema für Freaks – selbst in Berlin, wo Drogenkonsum auch in bürgerlichen Kreisen a ...
Report highlights continued rise in drug-related crime in Germany [23.05.2018] The head of the BKA, Holger Münch, suggested during a joint press conference with Germany's Commissioner on Drugs, Marlene Mortler, that decriminaliz ...
Big opportunities in Europe's cannabis market come with big risks [16.05.2018] Interest is running very high among cannabis entrepreneurs looking to capitalize on the prospect of an expanded European cannabis market. Europe is h ...
Medicinal cannabis policies and practices around the world [24.04.2018] Although cannabis remains a prohibited substance worldwide, in recent decades a series of political, legislative and judicial processes in various pa ...
Rat beschließt: Verkauf von Cannabis soll in der Kölner Innenstadt legal werden [12.03.2018] In der Kölner Innenstadt soll der Verkauf von Cannabis legal möglich werden, so wünscht es sich eine Mehrheit in der Bezirksvertretung. Geplant ist e ...
5 facts about cannabis laws in Germany [10.03.2018] Germany's drug laws have evolved over the past 30 years, with punishments becoming more severe, and, paradoxically, the definition of "drug offender" ...
From ‘skyrocketing’ demand to scepticism: one year of medical marijuana in Germany [08.03.2018] Since medical marijuana was legalized in Germany in March last year, an increasing number of patients are being prescribed the drug. But the healthca ...
Entkriminalisierung von Cannabis: Theoretische Mehrheit im Bundestag [22.02.2018] Im Deutschen Bundestag besteht eine theoretische Mehrheit, die die Entkriminalisierung des Cannabiskonsums vorantreiben will. Die Bundestagsfraktione ...
Zwei von drei Deutschen haben noch nie gekifft [18.02.2018] Die Mehrheit der Deutschen hält Kiffen für gefährlich. Laut Yougov-Umfrage sind die Deutschen im Frage Freigabe von Cannabis für den Freizeitkonsumgä ...
German police association calls for complete legalization of cannabis [05.02.2018] The Association of German Criminal Officers (BDK) is in favour of ending the ban on cannabis and has called for the decriminalization of all use. "Th ...
Drugs policy in Germany is a mess [01.02.2018] Nationwide legalisation of medicinal cannabis in Germany came into force in March 2017. But almost a year on, patients struggle to obtain the weed th ...
Canadian weed companies are staking their claim in Europe [30.01.2018] Some of Canada’s biggest cannabis companies are expanding their presence in Europe through a series of strategic acquisitions, designed to secure a f ...
Medical marijuana in ‘high’ demand with over 13,000 applications: report [10.01.2018] More and more people in Germany are applying for prescription cannabis and receiving reimbursements from their health insurance company. Ten months a ...
Kriminalbeamte fordern regulierten Marihuana-Markt [04.01.2018] Der Bund Deutscher Kriminalbeamter (BDK) hat sich für eine regulierte Legalisierung von Cannabis in Deutschland ausgesprochen. „Es ist an der Zeit, a ...
Medical cannabis cultivation: could Germany be the next Canada or Netherlands? [14.11.2017] Despite the implementation of the legalization of medical marijuana in Germany in March, patients have been met with high prices, supply shortages an ...
Two thirds of Germans are against cannabis legalization, survey shows [13.11.2017] 63 percent of German citizens are opposed to the legalization of marijuana, a new survey released by research institute Forsa has found. 34 percent o ...
Berlin: Görlitzer Park cannabis possession once again legal [09.11.2017] Berlin has quietly ended a ban on cannabis possession in the notorious Görlitzer Park, admitting it was ineffective in addressing flagrant criminalit ...
Überprüfung der Drogengesetze wird gefordert [28.10.2017] Strafrechtler und die Deutsche Hauptstelle für Suchtfragen (DHS) fordern von den Bundestagsfraktionen die Einsetzung einer Enquete-Kommission Cannabi ...
What a probable Jamaica coalition means for possible cannabis legalisation in Germany [05.10.2017] With the SPD out of the picture, Merkel will depend on two smaller parties, the Liberal Democrats (FDP) and Green Party (Die Grünen) to form a govern ...
So will Münster legales Kiffen testen [04.08.2017] Münster will einen Modellversuch zu kontrolliertem Cannabis-Konsum bei gesunden Erwachsenen durchführen. Das Gesundheitsamt stellte einen entsprechen ...
Bundesrat lehnt Cannabis-Antrag ab [08.07.2017] Der Bundesrat hat den Antrag Bremens und Thüringens zur Einführung von Cannabis-Modellprojekten mit großer Mehrheit abgelehnt. Somit ist das Vorhaben ...
Bremen will Cannabis ohne Rezept [26.06.2017] Die Länder Bremen und Thüringen haben im Bundesrat einen Antrag zu einem liberaleren Umgang mit Cannabis eingereicht. Darin wird die Bundesregierung ...
Six things to know about weed in Germany [20.04.2017] There's long been talk of fully legalizing cannabis in Germany, especially in the capital of Berlin. But how close is Deutschland actually to making ...
SPD-Politiker will Abgabe von Cannabis nach der Wahl legalisieren [30.03.2017] Der drogenpolitische Sprecher der SPD, Burkhard Blienert, plädiert dafür, dass die schrittweise Legalisierung der Cannabis-Abgabe in das Wahlprogramm ...
Kiffen auf der Kö [18.03.2017] Düsseldorf, die Landeshauptstadt Nordrhein-Westfalens, kämpft seit Monaten sehr aktiv und kreativ um die nationale Vorreiter-Rolle in Sachen Cannabis ...
Cannabis legislation in Europe [15.03.2017] At a time of increased debate on the laws controlling the use of cannabis in the European Union, this report answers some of the questions most often ...
Doctors rejoice as Germany kicks off medical marijuana prescriptions [03.03.2017] Germany’s doctors are embracing the newly legal prescription of medical marijuana, which went into effect at the start of this month. “I predict a ce ...
Wie Düsseldorf Cannabis legalisieren will [31.01.2017] Düsseldorf will als erste deutsche Stadt Verkauf und Konsum von Cannabis legalisieren. Dem Körper ist es egal, wie die Droge erworben wurde, meint Ge ...
Why Germany just legalized medical marijuana [19.01.2017] Patients in Germany suffering from serious illness, such as multiple sclerosis, chronic pain, serious appetite loss or nausea from chemotherapy, will ...
Düsseldorf moves forward with plans to legalize cannabis [06.12.2016] Düsseldorf took the next step in its plan to legalize the regulated sale of recreational cannabis to over 18 year-­olds, taking advice from experts i ...
A brief history of war and drugs: From Vikings to Nazis [24.11.2016] Adolf Hitler was a junkie and the Nazis' narcotics intake gives new meaning to the term 'war on drugs'. But they weren't the only ones. Recent public ...
Five things to know about weed in Germany [24.11.2016] The debate about legalizing cannabis continues in Germany - court cases in recent years have granted permission to use the drug for medical purposes, ...
Berlin likely to semi-legalize marijuana [11.11.2016] A coalition of political parties in the German capital agreed to push for partial decriminalization of cannabis. The initial effects will be limited. ...
Rot-Rot-Grün will neuen Anlauf für Abgabe von Cannabis [08.11.2016] Der geplante rot-rot-grüne Senat in Berlin will einen neuen Anlauf zum regulierten Verkauf sogenannter weicher Drogen starten. Das kündigten Vertrete ...
Germany allows MS patient to grow cannabis in unprecedented case [02.10.2016] A court in Germany has allowed a patient to cultivate cannabis for medicinal purposes. Germany's Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfA ...

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