IT IS NOT AN INSULT TO TALK ABOUT DRUGS, STILL IT IS FORBIDDEN IN SWEDEN Open letter of the European Coalition for Just and Effective Drug Policy to Mrs. Margareta Wallström, Vice President of the European Commission, responsible for Institutional Relationships and Communication Strategy.
PANNAGH ACQUITTED: FIRST LEGAL CANNABIS CLUB IN EU, APRIL 2007
Spain: No legal trial against cannabis consumers’ association Definitively closed: the case against the collective marijuana plantation of Pannagh Pannagh now claims the return of confiscated plants and denounces the disproportionate detention of its members. The cannabis consumers club concept is starting in several European countries and will soon be officially presented in the European […]
QUESTIONS ON PANNAGH
ON 12 JANUARY 2006 MEMBER OF EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT GIUSTO CATANIA ASKED A QUESTION TO THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION CONCERNING THE CASE OF THE SPANISH ORGANISATION PANNAGH, ON CULTIVATION OF CANNABIS FOR NON-COMMERCIAL PURPOSES Here is the question followed by the reply of EU Commissioner Franco Frattini
ENCOD PARTICIPATION IN EU SUMMIT ON DRUG POLICY May 2004
On 10 and 11 May 2004, ENCOD was invited to attend the official conference “The Way Forward”, on a new European Union strategy on illicit drugs, which was held in the Hotel Conrad, Dublin, Ireland. Read the experiences of our representative and the speech that was distributed on our behalf.
PUBLIC HEARING, EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, 21 APRIL 2005
On 21 April 2005, ‘addicts,’ people living with AIDS, other drug users, MEPs and other European Authority diplomats met in the European Parliament to discuss the inclusion of civil society in drug policy debate and drug policy generally. Here is a short report by Andria Efthimiou-Mordaunt.
NGO CONSULTATION ON UNGASS 2008/2009
The Vienna NGO Committee on Narcotic Drugs has installed a website where NGOs can send their input to the review process on the declaration of UNGASS 1998
DRUG WAR ODYSSEY
ON COPS WHO CAN’T COPE
In search of Co-operative Solutions
From 15 February to 2 March, 1998, a delegation of European MP’s, government officials and NGO representatives visited Colombia, Peru and Bolivia, in order to obtain information on the situation of illicit drugs production. Its objective was to achieve first-hand testimonies from (local) government officials, parliament members, representatives from the legal apparatus, development experts from […]
GUIDELINES FOR DRUG POLICIES IN THE 21st CENTURY March 2001
In March 2001, 25 ENCOD members from 8 different countries met in Brussels and edited the following guidelines for just and effective drug policies in Europe.
LETTER TO MALAYSIAN AUTHORITIES
On 20 March 2007, the Federal Court of Malaysia confirmed the death sentence of Basil Omar (36), who was caught with 1 kilo of cannabis in January 1990. We ask everyone to copy the following letter to the relevant authorities (which has been sent on behalf of ENCOD), sign and send it as well by […]