Medical Cannabis exponents all over the world have long suspected that narcotics police are more interested in preserving their monopoly over pain control than allowing patients to choose their own medicine. by Dana Beal
Encod and the Italian Draft of the Parliamentary Intergroup Legal cannabis
A personal note from Enrico Fletzer Some of our Italian Encod members have asked the Steering Committee to comment on the first parliamentary proposal of more then 300 Members of the Italian Senate and of the Chamber of Deputies where the proposal is numerically at the strongest with about 220 subscribers.
ITALIAN DRUG CZAR GIOVANNI SERPELLONI ARRESTED!
I don’t rejoice about people ending up in prison but the police putting Dr. Giovanni Serpelloni, the former head of the Italian Anti-drug Department, DPA, under house arrest, is worth some comment. Not only was he a good friend of the US counterparts that -after the shift from the Republicans to the Obama administration- have […]
Ana Antić: healing ms with cannabis – SKK Beograd IRKA
Ana Antić – Healing multiple sclerosis with cannabis and decarboxylated extract of cannabis flowers, during and after the pregnancy. 2. april 2016. Part of the testimonies made for Canadian production about healing with cannabis in Serbia and Balkan: “Cannabis is my medicine and I just want to be a good mother and to live for […]
UNGASS 2016 at the UN in New York
Many activists, NGOs and protestors refuse to go in the building and instead camp outside the UN in New York, for the 2016 UNGASS conference about the War on Drugs! Not only, because UN is a difficult place to get in at the best of times, but because they see it as futile, as many […]
No slowdown in legal highs flooding Europe, say drug watchdogs
There are no signs of any slowdown in the continuous stream of legal highs with more than 100 new psychoactive substances reported in 2015, according to a report by Europol and the EU’s drug agency.
Why the Heroin Trade Helped Defeat the US in Afghanistan
In October 2001, the U.S. launched its invasion of Afghanistan largely through proxy Afghan fighters with the help of Special Operations forces, American air power, and CIA dollars. The results were swift and stunning. The Taliban was whipped, a new government headed by Hamid Karzai soon installed in Kabul, and the country declared “liberated.”
Drug Activist Joep Oomen dies at 54
An online memorial to show support has been opened here. ANTWERP – On Friday, March 18th, 2016 Joep Oomen has unexpectedly passed away in his home in Antwerp, Belgium. As an activist he has fought for over a quarter of a century for humane and just drug policies and an end to the war on […]
UN’s chance to end the war on drugs
11 March 2016 By Fernando Henrique Cardoso, Cesar Gaviria and Ernesto Zedillo
State Department: Obama Could Call for Global Drug Decriminalization
By Tom Angell* 9 March 2016