Le «roi du cannabis» sur Saint-Denis

Source : http://www.journaldemontreal.com/2016/03/23/le-roi-du-cannabis-sur-saint-denis Surnommé le «roi du cannabis», le controversé homme d’affaires à la tête d’une chaîne de commerces qui vend de la marijuana médicale confirme qu’il aura très bientôt pignon sur rue à Montréal. «On s’en vient», assure Don Briere au sujet de sa chaîne Weeds Glass & Gifts, qui ...

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Leading Medical Experts Call for Drug Policy Overhaul, Including Decriminalizing Drugs and Exploring Legal Regulation

Source : http://www.drugpolicy.org/blog/leading-medical-experts-call-drug-policy-overhaul-including-decriminalizing-drugs-and-exploring As policymakers weigh “what to do about drugs,” they almost always focus on the potential harms of drugs and almost never on the harms of our drug policies themselves. But earlier today an esteemed group of researchers issued a comprehensive report on public health and international drug ...

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Canada’s newly elected Liberals may legalize marijuana. That could impact US drug policy.

Source : http://www.vox.com/2015/10/20/9573497/canada-marijuana-legalization-justin-trudeau With the Liberal Party’s electoral victory in Canada, the US’s northern neighbors could soon undertake an enormous change in drug policy: marijuana legalization. The policy was a big part of the Liberals’ campaign: « We will legalize, regulate, and restrict access to marijuana. Canada’s current system of marijuana prohibition ...

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Harm Reduction Decade

Source : http://www.ihra.net/harm-reduction-decade HIV-related deaths and new HIV infections among people who inject drugs could be almost entirely eliminated by 2030 with just a tiny shift in global drug control spending. This is one finding of our report The Case for a Harm Reduction Decade. The study uses data we have ...

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Federal Court Ruling Protects Patient Gardens

Source : http://cannabisdigest.ca/8963-2/ A huge wave of relief swept across the country this morning as a federal court judge handed down a ruling protecting patient gardens.  In 2014, a new medical cannabis program, the Marijuana for Medical Purposes Regulations, was enacted by Health Canada, replacing the Medical Marijuana Access Regulations which ...

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Ghana moves to decriminalize marijuana use

Source : http://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/Ghana-moves-to-decriminalize-marijuana-use-420636?channel=A2 Ghana is gradually moving towards decriminalizing the use of marijuana. A process has begun towards crafting legislation to decriminalize the use of marijuana and other narcotics. This will ensure that attitudes to drug addicts move away from shaming them to helping them. A new report by the International ...

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