"The legalisation of cannabis could generate 50,000 jobs and 350 million euros for the state"
The post-confinement economic crisis may be the ideal time to legalise cannabis in Spain, according to economist Pau Teruel in this interview.
"We're going to sue the State for not guaranteeing access to cannabis during the state of alarm"
A law firm is working on a suit against the State for "breaching its obligation to guarantee access to cannabis" during the confinement caused by the coronavirus.
Levi's finds a way to make hemp feel like cotton
Levi Strauss & Co. , the American clothing giant known around the world for its jeans, has found a way to make the fibre from the hemp plant feel as soft as cotton. The company calls it "cottonized hemp"[...]
When Ingenuity and Originality Enter the World of Cannabis Activism
It is true that the Internet has become the main forum for the struggle for cannabis legalisation by activists, but man cannot live by social networking alone. There are other ways to combat prohibition,[...]
Synthetic Marijuana: a New and Dangerous Trend Which Is No Cannabis at All
At first glance it might seem like standard marijuana, but in reality it is a totally different thing. In fact, it is a dangerous substance−so dangerous that it can even prove fatal. In certain areas,[...]
Europe: Cannabis Legalisation, Clearly on the Wane
There are more and more places that, in the interest of public health and safety, are changing their drug policies and beginning to discuss the legalisation of cannabis. Prohibition has failed. In fact,[...]
Harvestable Loans? The First Bank for Cannabis Investments is Here
Do you wish to carry out a cannabis-related project, but lack the resources? This would no longer be a problem if you lived in Denver, the capital of the “green” State of Colorado, where the first financial[...]
Eight unmistakable signs that the dike of prohibition is beginning to crack
“The prohibition on drugs is over. Secretly, I believe that prohibition was a way of telling humanity: take note, this is dangerous…” said Antonio Escohotado during the World Ayahuasca Conference held[...]
Cannabis Brouhaha in Barcelona: Some 50 Clubs Forced to Close, Complaint Filed Against City
In recent months bad practices seem to have spread among some of Barcelona's cannabis associations, which began to let tourists in, despite this being against the rules. Consequences quickly ensued: some[...]
Callosa de Segura, the Village that Wants to Thrive Again Thanks to Hemp
In the south of the Autonomous Community of Valencia, in the province of Alicante (Spain), lies Callosa de Segura, a town once known as Spain's hemp capital. During the first half of the 20th century the[...]
"Mom, I wanna sell grass when I grow up": sowing one's future at the top cannabis universities
The marijuana industry is beginning to flex its muscles in the United States, as companies are preparing to receive the first groups of workers specifically trained to occupy cannabis-related positions.[...]
If cannabis is legalized in Washington D.C., will politicians be able to smoke in Congress?
Politicians smoking cannabis during Congressional session breaks? Have we gone crazy? Not quite. In the USA, where public opinion on cannabis has evolved to shed many prejudices, at this point debate on[...]
Why Do People Continue to Buy Grass from Dealers in Colorado?
Each month Colorado publishes the results of its taxes on the marijuana sector, levied on both recreational and medicinal sales. The numbers in these reports are encouraging for activists and tempting[...]
Colorado Wins the Battle against Crime Thanks to Cannabis Legalisation
This week, official data from the U. S. revealed that the murder rate in Denver (capital city of the state of Colorado) is down 52. 9% since the use of recreational marijuana was legalised in the state[...]
Gag Law and Trafficking Law; the government’s “pincer” against cannabis smokers
They say that the human being is the only animal that trips twice on the same stone, in Spain we can boast about having politicians that insist on falling a thousand and one times over the same hurdle.[...]
Why Marijuana Legalisation Is Inevitable
Spain is a backwards country as far as drug legislation that not only upholds an obsolete law (the Corcuera Law) but toughens it to discourage its citizens and increase revenue in the form of fines. However,[...]
Marijuana in Argentina: When your neighbour’s plants are cut, apply legislation to your own
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Anyone could foresee that the influence of marijuana legalization in Uruguay would soon become evident. And so it has been. In neighbouring countries, many[...]
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