Cannabis

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Netherlands to supply medical cannabis until July despite Brexit ban
Mother of son with severe epilepsy says ‘fight is not over’ as Brexit bans EU states fulfilling UK prescriptions

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

22, Jan, 2021 @3:45 PM

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Foreign visitors face ban from Amsterdam's cannabis cafes
Proposals would allow only Dutch residents to enter city’s 166 marijuana-selling coffee shops

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

11, Jan, 2021 @12:11 PM

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Call for UK prisons to trial free cannabis to see if it cuts drug deaths
Exclusive: police commissioner says move may also decrease violence and help inmates beat opioid addictions

Mattha Busby

10, Jan, 2021 @11:52 AM

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Mother fears son could die as Brexit stops medical cannabis supply
Government gives two weeks notice that access to epilepsy treatment for nine-year-old Alfie Dingley will end

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

05, Jan, 2021 @7:22 PM

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Dutch high hopes for legal cannabis farms hit by nimby protests
Drug supply experiment falters as Netherlands plan for greenhouses stirs anxiety among local residents

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

03, Jan, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Cannabis users ‘fail to grasp health risks of smoking,’  study says
Study shows that consumers of drug are not aware they could be risking a lifetime of tobacco addiction

Jamie Doward

19, Dec, 2020 @4:37 PM

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Canadian cannabis firms Tilray and Aphria reveal £2.8bn merger
All-share deal will create world’s largest weed company, as industry hopes for further liberalisation in US

Rob Davies

16, Dec, 2020 @6:46 PM

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Reefer gladness as UN reclassifies cannabis as less dangerous drug
Commission on Narcotic Drugs removes substance from ‘world’s most dangerous’ category

Staff and agencies in Vienna

02, Dec, 2020 @10:36 PM

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CBD is not a narcotic, says EU court as it rules French ban is illegal
Court rules that French ban on marketing hemp-derived CBD products contradicts EU law

Mattha Busby

19, Nov, 2020 @3:53 PM

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Cannabis resin now 25% more potent, global study reveals
Concentrations of intoxicating THC have risen, data from more than 80,000 street drug samples gathered over 50 years shows

Jamie Doward

15, Nov, 2020 @6:15 AM

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New Zealand's rejection of legalising cannabis is a triumph for fear-mongering | Fiona Hutton
As other countries make leaps and bounds in drug law reform, Aotearoa seems bound to the tired and worn path of prohibition

Fiona Hutton

09, Nov, 2020 @1:21 AM

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New Zealand narrowly votes no to legalising cannabis in referendum
Yes campaign garnered 48.4% of votes, while the no vote won 50.7%, meaning the referendum does not pass

Eleanor Ainge Roy in Queenstown

06, Nov, 2020 @1:14 AM

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