Dear members and friends, we are glad to publish the report Civil Society and Drug Policy 2020: An overview of European Drug Policy Reform and the Role of Civil Society. The report points out the need to overcome drug use criminalization in those European countries where actions related to personal use continue being criminal offences. […]
Dear friends and colleagues, It is our pleasure to announce that the statement Support patient access to medicine, vote yes! has been released by the UN under document symbol E/CN.7/2020/NGO/7. Feel free to send it to your governments and national authorities, to ensure they are aware that civil society is monitoring them, and ensure they […]
Dear members, we invite you to watch the documentary series “Taking back what’s ours!” made by INPUD and Drugreporter: The Rights Reporter Foundation (Drugreporter) and the International Network of People who use Drugs (INPUD) produced a new documentary film series titled “TAKING BACK WHAT’S OURS! An Oral History of the Movement of People who Use Drugs” […]
Dear friends, last month we spoke to Medical Cannabis Network about education, drug policy and harm reduction. Check out the interview. Stay healthy!
Dear friends, members, activists, media operators and all! We are happy and proud to announce that with a long letter Mr. Marc-André Dorel, acting chief of the United Nations Non-Governmental Organizations Branch, informed us that ENCOD – European Coalition for Just and Effective Drug Policies – has obtained the special consultative status at the Economic […]
02.09.2020 End of July EIHA shocked us all with a press article about some upcoming decisions of European Commission regarding CBD. Gossips and rumours started, nobody really knew what it was about. ENCOD members are private persons, PWUDs, shops, NGOS, etc., they all have common but also different interests. Together with our members and co-activists […]
Kenzi Riboulet-Zemouli (with the editorial assistance of Gaby Kozàr) published an analysis of the European Commission’s preliminary conclusions qualifying cannabidiol in food and foodstuff as a narcotic drug. SUMMARY: Early July 2020, the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety announced that it might adopt a position in which food products containing cannabidiol (CBD) […]
On the world-drug day, June 26th, we started a citizens’ initiative in Austria. We decided that first signatory should be Mr. Josef Rohaczek, a retired criminal police officer who has been fighting for fair drug laws for a long time and is also running the Elternkreis (elternkreis.at) who put the “tree of hope” in front […]
Press Release: The Legalization of Cannabis on the Chamber of Deputies’ Agenda: Reach out to Your Representative! Prague – May 29, 2020 The Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic has supported and will debate a bill put forward by Pirate Party Deputy, Tomáš Vymazal, regarding regulation measures for the cultivation and […]
Join us on May 2nd online! 12.00 Tune in for the International GMM20 PART 1 PART 2 PART 3 14:00-20:00 Digital GMM20 (Austria) 14:00-20:00 Digitaler GMM20 (Deutscher Hanfverband, Germany) Stay Healthy!