FOR THE RECOGNITION OF A MODEL BASED ON (AMONG OTHERS) SOLIDARITY AND SELF MANAGEMENT 1 September 2014
Cannabis Social Clubs in Belgium: Organizational strengths and weaknesses, and threats to the model
Cannabis Social Clubs can be found in many countries, but the term often covers very different empirical realities. Inspired by the Spanish CSCs and similarly taking advantage of a grey area in the Belgian cannabis legislation, Belgian cannabis activists set up the first Belgian CSC in 2006, and there are now at least 5 Belgian […]
Europe’s Latest Grass-Roots Movement: Cannabis Social Clubs
19 August 2014 by Laura Secourun Palet Gabriela walks into a large, dimly lit apartment, goes to a counter, buys a bag of sativa and sits on the sofa with her friends, joint in hand, like in Amsterdam. Except this is not Amsterdam. This is Barcelona, and the open sale of marijuana is illegal.
Catalonian government tightens up rules around cannabis social clubs
4 August 2014 By Ashifa Kassam Catalonia’s public health agency has proposed strict new measures to regulate cannabis clubs in the region, amid claims that Barcelona is on its way to rivalling Amsterdam as a smoker’s haven.
Cannabis social clubs in Germany — Are they even possible?
6 march 2014 By Micha Germany is a country characterised by associations and clubs
Cannabis Social Clubs in the UK – An Interview with Greg de Hoedt
Greg de Hoedt is a prominent British cannabis activist and filmmaker. He is the President of the United Kingdom Cannabis Social Clubs, an organisation made up of grass roots cannabis activists. He is also the Community Support Director for the UK chapter of NORML (National Organisation for the Reform of Marijuana Laws). After an article […]
MANIFEST TO SUPPORT PANNAGH
Pannagh, one of the oldest cannabis social clubs in Spain, is being prosecuted by the Spanish justice. The prosecution calls up to 6 years in prison for club officials, including Martin Barriuso. We ask you to spread this manifesto as much as possible through social networks, websites, emails and everything you can think of. Any […]
CANNABIS CLUBS BLOSSOMING IN THE UK
Source: The Guardian 18 November 2013 There are 49 of them around the UK now, with members meeting to discuss the drug’s production, its medicinal use and legalisation – and to get high
BIRTH OF THE MAMBO SOCIAL CLUB
Source: Norml.UK 28 October 2013 By Michel Degens Mambo Cannabis Social Club, the second cannabis social club in Belgium
CANNABIS CLUBS ARE THE SOLUTION NOT THE PROBLEM
Source: The Local 3 April 2013 By Dan MacGuill ‘Cannabis clubs’ all over France have taken the high-risk move of registering with authorities as non-profit organizations. A leading activist tells The Local why the clubs should be seen as part of solution to the drug problem.