Six members of La MACA Barcelona were sentenced to a total of 31 years of prison for an offence against Public Health and illicit association. The sustainable, transparent and healthy option that the Cannabis Social Clubs (CSC) represent is being suppressed by the Spanish State. An appeal will be made to the Supreme Court to […]
Civil society engagement at the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) and related meetings has improved dramatically over the past decade – in terms of the numbers attending, the opportunities to interact and participate, and the levels of experience and professionalism of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) themselves. These changes are very important given that the contribution […]
We are pleased to inform you that on 11 December ReLeaf Malta presented the proposal for legalised & regulated cannabis market to Hon. Julia Farrugia Portelli, Parliamentary Secretary responsible from the reform. This proposal aims to provide local authorities with a brief over view of a regulated cannabis market for adult use and highlights the […]
We are proud to present our proposal, addressed to the European Commission, the European Parliament and the governments of the Members States represented in the European Council, related to cannabis use for recreational purposes and the decriminalization of minor offences related to illicit drugs. The proposal defines the opportunities the European Union has to regulate […]
In the past years, Malta experienced drastic demographic, technological and infrastructural change. These changes are having a direct effect on the country and positioning Malta at a curious cross roads between a conservative and closed past towards a more open, diverse and inclusive future. A country that slowly but surely emerges from a relatively economic […]
This year’s Cultiva took place from 11th to 13th October 2019. But this time with less enthusiasm. This can be attributed to increased police controls, which affected almost 200 trade fair visitors this year. Hemp, a versatile plant that has been in great demand for more than 4,000 years, has been enjoying increasing popularity […]
A step away from jail at 76: “I am not a drug dealer” 76 years old Fernanda was the first legal cultivator in Spain. Now she will be judged for an alleged excess production. She is 76 years old and is judged for 4 years in jail. The reason? Marijuana plants in her garden. Her […]
This year ENCOD’s General Assembly was held in Austria, Carinthia, Liebenfels, from 13th-15th September 2019. 23 ENCOD members from 10 European countries attended the assembly and elected 1 new member to complete the EC, as one member from last year’s GA dropped out. We proudly announce that our Executive Committee is complete till 2020. […]
ENCOD GA will be held from September 13th to 15th in Carinthia, Austria. All active members (that means who paid the membership fee for 2019) are invited. It will be interesting and a good opportunity for networking. For further information, send an email to email@example.com.
Dear members and friends, Here is bulletin nr 152 of June 2019. Please click this link to read the PDF: Bulletin_152 All the best!